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“Cosy and cute...” 4 of 5 stars
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Ambra Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via XXIX Maggio 28, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy   |  
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Ranked #19 of 51 Hotels in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cosy and cute...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This hotel is cute, lovely lounge/bar and dining room with good breakfast. Lady attending to breakfast is delightful. The place is gemuetlich.
Our bedroom # 25 on top floor facing front turned out to be noisy with cars going past in the early morning. The bedroom and bathroom had a glass partition not providing enough privacy in the bathroom, also causing the sun to wake you just a bit too early in the morning.

Sadly Cortina d'Ampezzo was like a ghost town. Very few shops and restaurants open for business, found Innichen and Dobbiaco , Brunico much more charming places.

Room Tip: Not front rooms noisy at the time were there. Town disappointing, despite summer holidays and many t...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Ambrahotel, Proprietario at Ambra Hotel, responded to this review, July 20, 2014
Google Translation
Caro Cliente
Vi aspettiamo a Cortina durante la stagione estiva dove c'é sicuramente più movimento.
Afrodite, la Vostra camera romantica, é concepita con un bagno a vista per condividere tutta l'intimità che una coppia innamorata desidera . Per questo le pareti sono di vetro anche in bagno! Il velux ha un oscurante , che forse vi é sfuggito. Cortina in alcuni periodi dell'anno va un po' in letargo , ma poi si sveglia sempre più spumeggiante di prima...un abbraccio e a presto
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Irvine, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

This was a very quaint and clean hotel. We stayed here for two nights and loved it. The staff is very friendly (especially the breakfast staff) and I would recommend this hotel to anyone. We stayed in room 16 and had a great balcony with a view of the mountains. We left yesterday and I already want to go back!

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Good location, a nice staff, I'd recommend everybody to stay there for skiing or for a short-medium period. The only shortage is a lack of a restaurant in the hotel; you have to book the seats beforehand in the restaurants nearby.
Ilya, Moscow.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

stayed for 3 nights whilst skiing in January and couldnt have been happier. I cant remember the name of the girl on the front desk but im sure she must have been the owner, she was so lovely and accommodating and gave us some great tips and info (being 2 simple aussies in our first italian ski resort/town it helped). We stayed in room 2 which was downstairs but it was so comfy and homely, was almost more like a B&B than a hotel and the breakfast was great too. Cortina isnt a cheap town skiing wise in Italy but it was the prettiest i saw and would have no issues reccomending Hotel Ambra to anyone! Thanks for an awesome stay (tip, the slices of takeaway pizza directly over the road are to die for after a hard day on the slopes, have a beer and a slice and the little table outside, YUM)

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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aylesbury, bucks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights in January. Firstly well done on keeping car park in use after a good dump of snow. Relatively easy to find. This was a big plus as we arrived in the dark with it snowing heavily. This is an old fashioned hotel where the rooms are full of charm. Plenty of storage. Excellent help from all reception staff. Good breakfast served in cosy breakfast room, shame extra charge for eggs cooked to order.
Very handy for an evening stroll in the town amongst the fur coats. Ski hire shop directly across road. Ski bus stop and Faloria lift very walkable. Recommend the Cinque Torre area with the 'hidden valley' run to Armentorola for some of the most stunning scenery I have seen anywhere in the world. The horse drawn tow for the final flat part rounds off a terrific run, take your time and enjoy!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank david_anna
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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

If you are looking for a hotel that combines alpine charm with Italian glamour, then this is the place for you. From our arrival to when we pulled out of the driveway, (thanks to the help of Barbara with our more than substansial luggage), we were made to feel like the only guests. A bottle of complementary champagne and fruit, in each of my families rooms was just the fresh jam on the "cornetto". The rooms are posh and unique, of course. As for the location, you are centrally located so you can stay up past midnight with plenty to do and still be in walking distance of the cable cars. Truly, the Dolce Vita.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Michael M
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Istanbul
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The location of Ambra is perfect; 100 meters from the town centre and 150 meters from the cable car to Faloria and the bus stop to other ski lifts. Compared to other 4 star ski hotels the rooms are small but there are enough wardrobes and hooks. Some rooms are newly furnished, so ask the management to reserve one of these rooms for you. Don't expect much from this small hotel; you'll get a decent room, good breakfast and proper service; but not a luxurious atmosphere, no big common areas or a big lobby, not a spa etc… The front office staff is really helpful, always ready to reply questions, call a taxi or to reserve the best table in a restaurant. In brief Hotel Ambra might be the right place to stay in Cortina.

Room Tip: Ask for newly furnished rooms on higher floors.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Address: Via XXIX Maggio 28, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Belluno > Cortina d'Ampezzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Room Service
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambra Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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