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Rifugio Walter Bonatti

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Loc. Malatra | Val Ferret, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
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Rifugio Walter Bonatti
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More like a hotel than a refuge. A must stop on the Tour Mont Blanc. The staff are wonderful, warm and friendly. Clean and great food for after a hike. Location is great. All you need is to hope for good weather. Even the dormitories are almost separate beds and spacious compared to the other Refugio's on the TMB.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place looks very new inside. We stayed in a 2 person room (dorms were full when we booked). Excellent sleep quality! The food was amazing - the taste, the presentation and the quantity - you can always ask for more if you're still hungry! And their chocolate drink is awesome! Breakfast was also one of the best we had... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
50 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

THis Rifugio is purpose built and it meets the needs of hikers perfectly. We booked ahead and had a lovely twin room with a view straight out to the Grande Jorasses. The Rifugio is very well organised and the staff are very efficient friendly and very helpful. There are lots of nice extras in the building like interesting pictures photographs... More

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Albany, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This was probably the best refuge I stayed in on my Tour de Mont Blanc trek this summer. The place was busy and full, but the WC was clean, the showers available, and the rooms very clean. I stayed in a triple. The food was also good and offered a variety. Great place!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We use the Refuge Bonatti for our clients who book on our trekking holidays in particular on the Tour du Mont Blanc. The feedback we have received from our clients this summer has been great... it has a fantastic location with amazing views, good facilities, friendly helpful service and lovely food. It is an amazing place , if you are... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Unlike some of the accommodation we stayed in on the TMB, Rifugio Bonatti was comfortable even when operating near full capacity. Others have described the many ways it delights, so I'll just add a note about the showers, which are unlimited in time but very limited in hot water. If you run hot water full blast, you'll use up your... More

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Boston, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

All the positive reviews on this page speak for themselves, but my personal favorite things: 1. The drying room. Amazing. How do other refuges not have this? It's just a tiny room with lots of heaters and clotheslines, our clothes were warm and toasty by morning. 2. The shower system. The token system is genius, and is a great way... More

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Perth, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

charming refugio that had a spotless double room that was quite spacious. Really appreciated the drying room for our laundry. Lovely dinner and nice breakfast. The decor featuring the famous climber Bonatti was also really inspiring. The best refugio on the TMB! A great aspect with spectacular mountain views.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

One of the best reugio's we stayed in during our trip around mount blanc. While it is big and full of people , the service was great. we had a very nice and comfortable room. the toilets and showers were very clean and good (we could do with more hot water) the location is wonderful and the tables outside are... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Lovely views all around the rifugio with tables and chairs outside to enjoy a drink and the spectacular views. The managers were very friendly and helpful. We booked a mixture of private rooms and dorms and everyone was happy with the accommodation. My room had a great view of the mountains and was very spacious with places to put our... More

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Address: Loc. Malatra | Val Ferret, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
Location: Italy > Valle d'Aosta > Courmayeur

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