We stayed here with a large group for the skiing. The location for the lifts are excellent really ski in and ski out. Ski down to the nursery lifts, poling required or short uphill walk of 50 metres to main chair lift. Ski back literally to the stairs going into the cellar, if not for the door and the 90 degree turn I reckon I could ski into the room. Hotel full and room to stack skis difficult. Really nice to put shoes on in the cellar and then walk through into the hotel.
Now the hotel. The rooms are of reasonable size and were clean and most have a balcony. Lack of coat hangers in the wardrobe and the curtain tracking was broken which required me to stand on chair to close and open curtains. Rooms made up daily. TV with fair selection of satellite channels, no safe, no tea and coffee facilities. Bathroom adequate with bath and shower, never a shortage of hot water which is good when everyone gets back at the same time.
The hotel bar is terrible, you just could not relax, bright lights, cafeteria type tables and expensive. Only 1 other bar in the immediate vicinity about 5 minute walk. Food was disappointing and really of a 2 star quality. Breakfasts, continental with cheese and meat. Evenings there was a choice but quite basic, lack of fresh food, no salads etc and shortage of fruit, also difficult for vegetarians.
We would not stay here if it was not for going in a group, only real saving grace was the doorstep skiing, good runs in San Sicario and access to the milky way, easy to get over to Sauze, Sestriere etc and perfectly acceptable rooms.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated on the edge of the pistes in the resort of Sansicario in the heart of the Milkyway, home of the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics. Only 200 metres to the start of the resort centre. Ideal setting for a ski holiday offering easy access to the slopes and links onto Sestriere, Claviere, Montgenevre and Sauze D'Oulx. ... more less