We travelled independently for a week to Sauze. The location of the hotel is excellent, at the bottom of the slopes and 3 minutes to the town centre. There was parking to the front, on a first come first served basis. We were staying in the annex to the right of the ski shop, the rooms were clean and had everything (including tea/coffee). They were made up every day and everywhere was really clean. My mattress wasn't great (saggy) or was it the wooden lats under it, either way I flipped it and rearranged them and then it was fine.
We had breakfast in the main hotel each morning, it was the usual selection of bread, cheese, ham etc, I would have liked a slight change each day, maybe some tomatoes, cucumbers or something to liven it up, but that's a personal viewpoint. There was a small extra charge for lattes/espressos/eggs if requested.
The Clotes lift, courtesy of a handy travelator, is just across the road which was great and definitely the big plus for Stella Alpina. We all ski a lot, my friends rented in the shop, some returned items a couple of times, it seemed it was more silver than gold equipment, that said, everyone was friendly there and there were some good deals for buying gear too.
For me the only disadvantage of the hotel was the noise. I sleep like a log but even with ear plugs I really struggled in the annex building we were in. A sign asking people to close doors gently could help, but even still, I think the structure just carries sound. Depending on the visitors next door, some of us were regularly woken by other guests in adjoining rooms, by people who weren't even being particularly noisy, it was just the structure/walls/floors seemed to make it worse. I'm not sure what management can do about either.
Overall the hotel does exactly what it says on the tin, we had a lovely visit to Sauze and the Stella Alpina has a great location for skiing in the Milky Way.
If you are staying in the annex bring ear plugs.
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