Inside the £87-a-night Alpine hotel where Matt Hancock has whisked lover Gina Coladangelo

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Nestled in the Swiss Alps in an upmarket ski resort fashionable with royalty is the £87-a-night hotel where Matt Hancock has whisked lover Gina Coladangelo for a romantic getaway.

The ex-Health Secretary, 42, and his former aide, Miss Coladangelo, 44, have been noticed in the posh ski resort of Villars simply months after being caught in a steamy Covid-rule breaching clinch in his workplace.

The pair, who’ve continued courting since their affair was uncovered, have been staying at The Villars Mountain Lodge, described on the hotel’s web site as ‘resolutely trendy and at the similar time delightfully genuine’.

Boasting sizzling showers, a bar and diner, ‘cozy beds, ultra-soft pillows and soundproof rooms’, the hotel is positioned in Villars-sur-Ollon.

The village is a brief drive from the fashionable resort city of Montreux and round a 90 minute drive from the metropolis of Geneva.

With views of the well-known Mont Blanc, the village, recognized for snowboarding and its eye-wateringly costly boarding faculties, is a part of the wider resort of Villars – a favorite with royalty and celebrities.

Boasting hot showers, a bar (pictured) and diner, the hotel is located in Villars-sur-Ollon, a village a short drive from the popular resort town of Montreux and around a 90 minute drive from Geneva

Boasting sizzling showers, a bar (pictured) and diner, the hotel is positioned in Villars-sur-Ollon, a village a brief drive from the fashionable resort city of Montreux and round a 90 minute drive from Geneva

With views of the famous Mont Blanc, the village, known for its prestigious and eye-wateringly expensive boarding schools, is part of the wider ski-resort of Villars - a favourite with royalty. Pictured: Inside the Villars Mountain Lodge

With views of the well-known Mont Blanc, the village, recognized for its prestigious and eye-wateringly costly boarding faculties, is a part of the wider ski-resort of Villars – a favorite with royalty. Pictured: Inside the Villars Mountain Lodge

Dating back to 1870, but recently modernised, the hotel boasts high-pressure showers, 'cozy beds' and 'ultra soft pillows' as well as unlimited free Wi-Fi and a late checkout option. It also has a bar, 'soundproof rooms' and ski hire facilities

Dating again to 1870, however not too long ago modernised, the hotel boasts high-pressure showers, ‘cozy beds’ and ‘extremely tender pillows’ in addition to limitless free Wi-Fi and a late checkout choice. It additionally has a bar, ‘soundproof rooms’ and ski rent services

Nestled in the Swiss Alps in an upmarket ski resort popular with royalty is the £87-a-night hotel (pictured) where Matt Hancock has whisked lover Gina Coladangelo for a romantic getaway

Nestled in the Swiss Alps in an upmarket ski resort fashionable with royalty is the £87-a-night hotel (pictured) where Matt Hancock has whisked lover Gina Coladangelo for a romantic getaway

Pictures which were seen last night showed the pair heading out for dinner with friends, The Daily Express reports

Pictures which have been seen final evening confirmed the pair heading out for dinner with mates, The Daily Express stories

Mr Hancock was forced to quit the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall office was leaked of him kissing his married aide

Mr Hancock was compelled to give up the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall workplace was leaked of him kissing his married aide

Princess Marie of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark attend the Danish Royal family annual skiing photocall whilst on holiday near Villars-sur-Ollon in 2015

Princess Marie of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark attend the Danish Royal family annual skiing photocall whilst on holiday near Villars-sur-Ollon in 2015

Princess Marie of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Princess Athena of Denmark attend the Danish Royal household annual snowboarding photocall while on vacation close to Villars-sur-Ollon in 2015

Princess Marie of Denmark, Prince Nikolai of Denmark Prince Felix of Denmark, Princess Athena of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Prince Joachim of Denmark meet the press, whilst on skiing holiday in Villars in 2013

Princess Marie of Denmark, Prince Nikolai of Denmark Prince Felix of Denmark, Princess Athena of Denmark, Prince Henrik of Denmark and Prince Joachim of Denmark meet the press, while on snowboarding vacation in Villars in 2013

Villars is also a favourite of former England rugby star Mike Tindall, the husband of the Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall. He once told the Telegraph: 'Villars is very quiet so you get the slopes to yourself and there are no lift queues.' Pictured: Mike Tindall pictured skiing in Italy

Villars can be a favorite of former England rugby star Mike Tindall, the husband of the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall. He as soon as informed the Telegraph: ‘Villars could be very quiet so that you get the slopes to your self and there aren’t any carry queues.’ Pictured: Mike Tindall pictured snowboarding in Italy

Pioneering British chef Heston Blumenthal (pictured left skiing and right at an awards ceremony) also lists it among his favourite ski resorts

Heston Blumenthal is celebrity chef and proprietor of the three Michelin starred The Fat Duck in Berkshire

Earlier this 12 months the village, located at the foot of the 7,000ft excessive Le Chamossaire mountain, additionally welcomed Swiss President Guy Parmelin, who visited for a vacation, whereas pioneering British chef Heston Blumenthal (pictured left snowboarding and proper at an awards ceremony) additionally lists it amongst his favorite ski resorts

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With a cable automotive station to the prime of Le Chamossaire at located the prime of the village and one other close by to the peak of the 6,500ft Chaux Ronde, the space is a hotspot for ski-enthusiasts

In 2015 Princesses Marie and Athena of Denmark joined different members of the Danish Royal household on their annual ski vacation in Col-de-Bretaye close to Villars-sur-Ollon.

It can be a favorite of former England rugby star Mike Tindall, the husband of the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall. He as soon as informed the Telegraph: ‘Villars could be very quiet so that you get the slopes to your self and there aren’t any carry queues.’

Famous faces who’ve visited or lived in Villars-sur-Ollon 

Mike Tindall – Former rugby star and husband of the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall

Heston Blumenthal – Celebrity chef and proprietor of the three Michelin starred The Fat Duck in Berkshire

Princess Marie of Denmark – the second spouse of Prince Joachim of Denmark, the youthful son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

Guy Parmelin – Swiss President

Guy Parmelin (picutred), the current President of Switzerland, visited Villars for his holiday this year

Guy Parmelin (picutred), the present President of Switzerland, visited Villars for his vacation this 12 months

Jacques Villeneuve – Former F1 driver (went to high school in Villars-sur-Ollon)

Michel Gill – American actor who featured in Netflix’s House of Cards (went to high school in Villars-sur-Ollon)

Prince Guillaume – Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg (went to high school in Villars-sur-Ollon)

Fanny Smith – Swiss freestyle skier, world champion and Olympic medalist (grew up in Villars-sur-Ollon) 

 

Earlier this 12 months the village, located at the foot of the 7,000ft excessive Le Chamossaire mountain, additionally welcomed Swiss President Guy Parmelin, who visited for a vacation, whereas pioneering British chef Heston Blumenthal additionally lists it amongst his favorite ski resorts.

With a cable automotive station to the prime of Le Chamossaire at located the prime of the village and one other close by to the peak of the 6,500ft Chaux Ronde, the space is a hotspot for ski-enthusiasts.

In February the village was the launch level for a brand new mass-testing scheme for Covid-19, which inspired skiers to participate in voluntary testing.  More than 400 checks have been taken in the first day, of which 4 got here again optimistic. 

Alongside snowboarding, Villars is thought to host a few of the most costly personal worldwide boarding faculties in the world.

The £75,100-a-year Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil – whose alumni embrace ex-F1 driver Jacques Villeneuve and the Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg – in addition to the La Garenne School, Préfleuri, and the £83,868-a-year Aiglon College, as soon as house to House of Cards actor Michal Gill, are all located in the city.

The hotel during which Mr Hancock and his lover, Miss Coladangelo, are staying in is positioned at the centre of the village.

It is close to to a row of swanky eating places, together with the Michelin Guide suggest Le Jardin des Alpes.

Dating again to 1870, however not too long ago modernised, the hotel boasts high-pressure showers, ‘cozy beds’ and ‘extremely tender pillows’ in addition to limitless free Wi-Fi and a late checkout choice. It additionally has ‘soundproof rooms’, a bar and diner, and ski rent services.

On its web site, the hotel is described as ‘a spot to reside and expertise a brand new artwork of dwelling just some steps from the mountains, however hundreds of miles from conventional lodges’. 

And it has earned rave evaluations on Trip Advisor, with one current customer saying: ‘Perfect, wonderful vitality, made with love and care. Beautiful setting with an enormous backyard, lovely design. 

‘You can see that anyone thought of each element to be welcoming, pleasant and exquisite. It appears like house in an enormous mansion.’ 

Others described the hotel internet hosting the Mr Hancock, who was incomes round £145,000-a-year as Health Secretary, a job he resigned from after his affair with Ms Coladangelo was uncovered, as ‘nice worth for cash’. 

‘The employees are tremendous pleasant and breakfast for an addition is a wonderful deal. We will return for an extended break and hopefully keep there for weekends commonly,’ one wrote on TripAdvisor. 

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has been enjoying a romantic break in the Swiss Alps with his lover Gina Coladangelo

Former well being secretary Matt Hancock has been having fun with a romantic break in the Swiss Alps along with his lover Gina Coladangelo

The Hancocks, Gina Coladangelo and Oliver Tress: How they met and the affair that has torn them aside 

Mr Hancock resigned as Health Secretary less than 48 hours after pictures emerged of him in a passionate embrace with Gina Coladangelo, pictured together above

Mr Hancock resigned as Health Secretary lower than 48 hours after photos emerged of him in a passionate embrace with Gina Coladangelo, pictured collectively above 

  • 1993: Oliver Tress opens the first Oliver Bonas retailer on London’s Fulham Road
  • 1995: Matt Hancock begins finding out PPE at the similar time as Gina Coladangelo at Oxford University, where he additionally meets his future spouse Martha Millar
  • 1998: Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo graduate from Oxford, where in addition they labored on studio radio
  • 2006: Matt Hancock marries Martha Millar
  • 2002: Gina Coladangelo begins working at lobbying agency Luther Pendragon, where she stays till 2014
  • 2011: Oliver Tress and Gina Coladangelo are believed to have married round this 12 months
  • 2014: Gina Coladangelo begins working as advertising and communications director at Oliver Bonas
  • 2018: Matt Hancock turns into Health Secretary
  • 2020: Gina Coladangelo is employed by Matt Hancock as a non-executive director at the Department of Health. But she might have been advising him since 2019
  • May 6, 2021: Colleagues kiss passionately in his Whitehall workplace 
  • June 3: Matt and Gina head to Oxford collectively for G7 well being summit and will have stayed collectively  
  • June 25: The Sun reveals the affair after CCTV emerges of them kissing
  • June 26: Matt Hancock resigns as Health Secretary and the new couple go to floor 

 

Rooms are at the moment round the £87 to £120-a-night mark, relying on dimension, because of it being out of season for snowboarding in Switzerland, where the ski season runs from round November to April time. 

Last evening photos emerged in the Daily Express which appeared to point out Mr Hancock and Ms Coladangelo heading out for dinner with mates whereas in Villars.

Mr Hancock wore a baseball cap, sun shades and a face masks whereas Miss Coladangelo dressed casually in denim. 

The couple drove to the resort from the UK for what’s considered their first vacation overseas collectively since their relationship was revealed in June. 

It was Mr Hancock’s second vacation in as many weeks after he was noticed hitting the surf in Cornwall along with his kids final month. 

The sighting comes simply months after Mr Hancock was compelled to give up the Cabinet when CCTV from his Whitehall workplace was leaked of him kissing his married aide Miss Coladangelo in breach of Covid social-distancing steerage. 

Mr Hancock’s kiss with Miss Coladangelo, a mother-of-three whose husband Oliver Tress is the founding father of clothes store Oliver Bonas, is alleged to have taken place on May 6 this 12 months. 

After the footage emerged, Mr Hancock confirmed his resignation and mentioned he wished to ‘reiterate his apology for breaking the steerage’.

He mentioned: ‘The last item I’d need is for my personal life to distract consideration from the single-minded focus that’s main us out of this disaster.

‘I wish to reiterate my apology for breaking the steerage, and apologise to my household and family members for placing them via this. I additionally want (to) be with my kids presently.’

And a letter issued to the public learn: ‘I’m writing to resign as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

‘We have labored so onerous as a rustic to battle the pandemic. The last item I’d need is for my personal life to distract consideration from the single-minded focus that’s main us out of this disaster.’  

Following his resignation, the Prime Minister mentioned he was ‘sorry’ to obtain Mr Hancock’s resignation as Health Secretary.

He mentioned Mr Hancock ‘ought to depart workplace very pleased with what you’ve gotten achieved – not simply in tackling the pandemic, however even earlier than Covid-19 struck us’.

Boris Johnson added: ‘I’m grateful in your assist and imagine that your contribution to public service is much from over.’

In the wake of the scandal, Mr Hancock reportedly informed his spouse Martha, who he married in 2006, that their marriage was over and introduced he can be spending time away from the highlight to give attention to his three kids. 

And earlier in the summer time, he was seen shifting bins, suitcases and garments out of his marital house in London.     

The couple reportedly drove to the resort from the UK for what is thought to be their first holiday abroad together since their relationship was revealed

The couple reportedly drove to the resort from the UK for what’s considered their first vacation overseas collectively since their relationship was revealed

Mr Hancock had been married to his wife Martha for 15 years and they have three children together

Mr Hancock had been married to his spouse Martha for 15 years and so they have three kids collectively

Matt Hancock wrote a letter of resignation (pictured above) to Boris Johnson where he said the Government 'owe it to people who have sacrificed so much in this pandemic to be honest when we have let them down

Matt Hancock wrote a letter of resignation (pictured above) to Boris Johnson where he mentioned the Government ‘owe it to individuals who have sacrificed a lot on this pandemic to be sincere when we have now allow them to down

Miss Coladangelo (pictured here with former husband Oliver Tress - the founder of the Oliver Bonas clothing chain), who is a director and shareholder at lobbying firm Luther Pendragon

Miss Coladangelo (pictured right here with former husband Oliver Tress – the founding father of the Oliver Bonas clothes chain), who’s a director and shareholder at lobbying agency Luther Pendragon

Matt Hancock: From scholar journalist to disgraced Health Secretary

Appointed Health Secretary in 2018 after spending 18 months in the tradition temporary, Matt Hancock has been a distinguished determine for the Government throughout its dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic till his resignation on Saturday.

Mr Hancock, who in 2018 grew to become the solely MP in British politics to launch his personal app, took solely eight years to rise from West Suffolk MP to Health Secretary.

The former has made an enormous play of his different life earlier than coming into politics.

The Oxford and Cambridge educated father-of-three beforehand labored as an economist at the Bank of England and as chief of employees to George Osborne when he was shadow chancellor of the Exchequer, earlier than changing into an MP.

Mr Hancock, who is claimed to have met Ms Coladangelo at college, has been married to his spouse Martha for 15 years and so they have three kids collectively.

Ms Coladangelo, the lobbyist and aide who Mr Hancock is claimed to have had an affair with, informed a BBC Radio 4 profile on the politician that the pair met at the Oxford University scholar radio station, Oxygen FM, where she was a information reader and he a sports activities reporter.

The advertising and communications director at Oliver Bonas, a British retailer based by her husband Oliver Tress, informed the BBC about how Mr Hancock had ‘informed a white lie’ to his radio information desk after failing to make it to cowl a world rugby match.

She mentioned: ‘He really overslept and hot-footed it to the prepare however did not make it to Twickenham in time from Oxford, so needed to get off the prepare at Reading, discover a pub, watch the first half in a pub after which go to a cellphone field exterior and report in.

‘So he informed a white lie, pretended he was at Twickenham watching the rugby when in reality he was in a pub in Reading.’

The Cheshire-raised politician first attended cupboard after being appointed Minister for the Cabinet Office in 2015 by then prime minister David Cameron.

Mr Cameron’s successor Theresa May later promoted him to the position of tradition secretary.

The 42-year-old initially threw his hat into the ring to exchange Mrs May in No 10 throughout the 2019 Conservative Party management contest, however withdrew from the management race half manner via and was fast to throw his weight behind Mr Johnson.

He was amongst the handful of ministers to retain his temporary when Mr Johnson took energy in July 2019, making him one in all the most distinguished ministers when coronavirus rocked Britain eight months later.

Mr Hancock mentioned he’s wanting ahead to ‘supporting the Government and the Prime Minister from the again benches to be sure that we will get out of this pandemic’ in his resignation video.

Mystery surrounds the recruitment of Miss Coladangelo, who met Mr Hancock whereas volunteering at the scholar radio station at Oxford University in the Nineteen Nineties. 

She labored on Mr Hancock’s failed Tory management marketing campaign in 2019 and was secretly taken on as an unpaid adviser at the Department of Health final 12 months earlier than being made a non-executive director on a £15,000 contract. 

This 12 months a Tory supply mentioned the pair had change into inseparable, including: ‘They at all times seemed to be extremely shut. Her standing was at all times barely mysterious however she went in all places with him. She was in each assembly.’  

Friends insisted the extramarital affair solely started in May, the similar month that Mr Hancock and Miss Coladangelo have been caught in the incriminating footage.

But others mentioned the pair, who’ve recognized one another since college days once they met at Oxford, have raised eyebrows for a while. 

Miss Coladangelo was allegedly confronted as way back as 2019 by ministerial aides who requested outright if there was any romance between the pair, one thing the twice-married mother-of-three flatly denied. 

Appointed Health Secretary in 2018 after spending 18 months in the tradition temporary, Matt Hancock has been a distinguished determine for the Government throughout its dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic till his resignation on Saturday. 

Mr Hancock, who in 2018 grew to become the solely MP in British politics to launch his personal app, took solely eight years to rise from West Suffolk MP to Health Secretary. 

The Oxford and Cambridge educated father-of-three beforehand labored as an economist at the Bank of England and as chief of employees to George Osborne when he was shadow chancellor of the Exchequer, earlier than changing into an MP.

Mr Hancock, who is claimed to have met Miss Coladangelo at college, had been married to his spouse Martha for 15 years and so they have three kids collectively.

Miss Coladangelo informed a BBC Radio 4 profile on the politician that the pair met at the Oxford University scholar radio station, Oxygen FM, where she was a information reader and he a sports activities reporter.

The advertising and communications director at Oliver Bonas, a British retailer based by her husband Oliver Tress, informed the BBC about how Mr Hancock had ‘informed a white lie’ to his radio information desk after failing to make it to cowl a world rugby match.  

She mentioned: ‘He really overslept and hot-footed it to the prepare however did not make it to Twickenham in time from Oxford, so needed to get off the prepare at Reading, discover a pub, watch the first half in a pub after which go to a cellphone field exterior and report in.

‘So he informed a white lie, pretended he was at Twickenham watching the rugby when in reality he was in a pub in Reading.’ 

The Cheshire-raised politician first attended cupboard after being appointed Minister for the Cabinet Office in 2015 by then prime minister David Cameron.

Mr Cameron’s successor Theresa May later promoted him to the position of tradition secretary. 

He initially threw his hat into the ring to exchange Mrs May in No 10 throughout the 2019 Conservative Party management contest, however withdrew from the management race half manner via and was fast to throw his weight behind Mr Johnson.

He was amongst the handful of ministers to retain his temporary when Mr Johnson took energy in July 2019, making him one in all the most distinguished ministers when coronavirus rocked Britain eight months later.

The newest scenes come after Mr Hancock introduced this week that he can be working the London Marathon subsequent month to lift funds for a hospice. 

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Mystery surrounds the recruitment of Miss Coladangelo, who met Mr Hancock whereas volunteering at the scholar radio station at Oxford University in the Nineteen Nineties. 

She labored on Mr Hancock’s failed Tory management marketing campaign in 2019 and was secretly taken on as an unpaid adviser at the Department of Health final 12 months earlier than being made a non-executive director on a £15,000 contract. 

This 12 months a Tory supply mentioned the pair had change into inseparable, including: ‘They at all times seemed to be extremely shut. Her standing was at all times barely mysterious however she went in all places with him. She was in each assembly.’ 

The MP, who split from his wife and the mother of his children after his affair came to light, will run the London Marathon next month — despite the likelihood of getting heckled by angry spectators

Matt Hancock

The MP, who cut up from his spouse and the mom of his kids after his affair got here to mild, will run the London Marathon subsequent month — regardless of the probability of getting heckled by indignant spectators

On his JustGiving fundraising page, someone by the name of ‘Dominic Cummings’ writes: ‘Hope you’re better at this than you are at sourcing PPE’

On his JustGiving fundraising web page, somebody by the identify of ‘Dominic Cummings’ writes: ‘Hope you’re higher at this than you might be at sourcing PPE’