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Rifugio Walter Bonatti

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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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Minnesota
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bonatti is spectacular, as has been described by other reviewers. This rifugio sets the standard and exceeds those on the TMB. I have not been to all the huts on the route, but I cannot imagine they match up to this one. It has a great location along the mountain range and the family operation makes it more enjoyable. Rooms... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely refuge to stay at on the Tour du Mont Blanc. The refuge was recently renovated with beautiful wooden beams. We were in a spacious dormitory room with plenty of room between people, comfortable beds, and plenty of shelving. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The dinner was generous and filling. Breakfast was the usual breads,... More

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This refuge is a MUST stop for anyone hiking the TMB! Amazing, jaw-droppingly gorgeous views that are simply mesmerizing. Simple wholesome food. Accommodations are basic but comfortable. Family who runs it was helpful and friendly.,Well worth the uphill slog!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the best refuge we stayed at on our Tour du Mont Blanc. The refuge seemed newly renovated with beautiful wooden beams and paneling throughout. We stayed in a spacious dormitory room with plenty of room between people (7 total), comfortable beds, and shelving to keep our ruck sacks neatly out of the way. The staff was... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
72 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it here , the best refuge we visited . A lovely warm welcome and an escort to your room . Great food . Views to die for ! The breakfast was so well organised it went like clockwork . The place was spotless . The showers were great . You just needed to be organised and ready before you... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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172 reviews 172 reviews
56 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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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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Address: Loc. Malatra | Val Ferret, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
Location: Italy > Valle d'Aosta > Courmayeur
Number of rooms: 18

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