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Hotel Savoy Edelweiss
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via Fraiteve 7, 10058 Sestriere, Italy   |  
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Ranked #7 of 24 hotels in Sestriere
southampton
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed here last march with friends for a fantastic weeks skiing,excellent location plus you can leave your ski equipment in a shop right on the piste free of charge.miles of skiing to explore
and a great price for the ski pass which also covers montgeneva in france.more then enough for a week.and only just over an hours transfer from Turin.
The Hotel was a bit quirky but excellent staff and very friendly.food was good a with a nice and relaxed bar area much like a large front room.
Had its own Sauna and jacuzzi which was a bonus.
I left my best pair of jeans in the room on the morning of our departure i contacted them once i arrived home and Francesca kindly sent them to me,
which i thought was very good.I would stay here again due to great staff and excellent location.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlessandroGuiot, Responsabile reception at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Dear Guest,
thank you very much for your good rewiew.
We hope to see you again.
Best regards

For the Direction

Francesca
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

this was a wonderful choice in the heart of Piedmont. Easy access to vineyards and truffle country. Very comfortable rooms and a great breakfast. The staff was helpful, provided maps and spoke english. There was a nice restaurant as well. Centrally located yet quiet. Nice touches.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HotelSavoySestriere, Responsabile reception at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, March 17, 2014
Dear Guest,
thank you very much for your good review.
We hiope to see you soon.

For the Direction
Francesca
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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I recently had a group of 40 people staying at the Savoy Edelweiss in Sestriere Italy, for a week on a skiing vacation. I had never used the hotel before and was extremely pleased with the location, the staff, the food and the general facilities of the hotel.

Its a perfect base for any family or group as well as couples and the single traveller, right in the centre of town and walkable to everything you need. Plus the hotel offers ski storage slope side which makes for a very easy stroll in the mornings and afternoon. Put your ski's on right by the lifts and off you go.

I would recommend this hotel and will be using it again for other groups this coming winter.

The Staff are friendly and always helpful and very organised with bookings even months ahead of your trip date. Being that i own and run my own travel company, hotels like this are few and far between.

Great hotel and Great ski resort, Sestriere offers excellent world class skiing and a huge amount of terrain available for all ability of skier or snowboarder. Excellent ski schools with good speaking English instructors are just a short walk from the hotel and you won't need to worry about eating out as the food in the hotel was exceptional and you had a large amount of choice with dinner and breakfast.

Room Tip: All rooms are comfortable, but some of the premier rooms have jacuzzi baths and great views of the s...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

my partner and I stayed here in January 2013 on a half board booking. Our room was one of the smaller types, however, perfectly adequate for the two of us. The bed was a bit lumpy but the use of the fantastic wee spa on site soothed any aches. It really was invaluable after a hard day on the slopes. being a fussy vegetarian I was a bit concerned about the options for our evening meal, particularly as I don't like eggs and the usual go to food for veggies is an omelette. All meals we had were excellent, although it did take us a while to get used to the service of the meal. Some nights you select from a menu what you want for the following day and other times it was a buffet. I think if we'd paid more attention there would have been no confusion. The resort of Sestriere really is fantastic. There are so many areas to explore, in a week I don't think we even saw a third of it. Eating in the restaurants where the access tows are was incredibly cheap. The largest slice of pizza I have ever seen was only €4, superb value especially compared with France or Austria. I really couldn't recommend this resort and hotel enough, can't wait for our return in January 2014!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AlessandroGuiot, Proprietario at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, May 21, 2013
Dear Guest,
thank you very much (grazie mille) for your nice review.
We will be here in 2014 and trying to do our best . We will do some renovations in autumn and for winter 2015 the last small rooms will be also enlarged and renovated.
Have a nice summer
Alessandro Guiot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Easter 2013 was spent at The Savoy edelweiss Sestriere. Obviously reviews are only a personal view so each to their own however this small Hotel is great and we would not hesitate to go back. Staff were brilliant attentive and spoke good English, ashamed to say I have no Italian. The food was always plentiful and with a good choice, Breakfast was not the best buffet style we've ever had but more than enough to start your day, with hot and cold choice. I can't comment on small rooms as we paid extra for comforts which where big, we where lucky enough to have a HUGE family room which was very pleasant with a lovely bathroom although the shower cubicle could do with an update. Our children 17 and 19 had a twin comfort room with a small balcony and was again very spacious. Both rooms had more storage space then we have ever had when skiing which we've been doing for over 25yrs.They had satellite TV with no english channels we could find but then your in Italy. Do we have italian TV at home? no so we didnt expect to get BBC!!
The lounge and bar area are very pleasant with plenty of space and comfortable seating. Kids loved the pool table. The spa is not the most luxurious but has hot tub steam room sauna, relaxation room, hot bed and showers, very pleasant to ease those tired muscles!!.
The ski deposit is excellant and only a very short 5 minute walk in the morning, its downhill to ski school and lifts and so a bonus not to have to carry equipment, it is extra if you want to have boots on hot racks but a minimal price for the week..
If you want white modern airy interiors then dont go here, The Savoy Edelweiss is a beautiful old building with wooden paneling and cosy interiors, we had a wonderful week and will certainly look to return one day with out any hesitation.

Room Tip: go for comfort rooms, if you can afford it, for more space if that's important to you.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlessandroGuiot, Proprietario at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, May 1, 2013
Dear guest ,
Thank you very much for your revew.
It is a pity that you didn’t write what you were expecting from the breakfast so that we can get better.
We have a nice buffet ,but maybe you could give as some more suggestions.
As regarding the television you should had read our information book in the room or simply asked us and we could just explain that our tv works in 2 ways , first in analogic system for the foreigner channels and second in digital way for the Italian ones. I am sorry L.
In any case thank you very much and we hope to see you again . Arrivederci
Alessandro & Staff
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

You have to take wingy reviews with a pinch of salt! I will be honest. This hotel is just what you need for a weeks skiing. Yes the rooms on the 3rd floor are a little on the small size but they are cosy and clean and all you need! The hotel is well situated with a 5 minute walk to the slope. The hotel arrange for your skis and boots to be kept in a locker on the slope which is perfect!
The food at the hotel was fantastic! I am a fussy eater with meat and was able to find something tasty to eat every night! The breakfast too was all you need to start a days skiing. The waiting-on staff were lovely and friendly as we're the two reception ladies.
The only down side to the hotel was the price of the drinks, they were a little on the steep side. This was probably made more obvious because the resort itself was very reasonable!
Crystal the company we went with were fantastic at arranging après ski activities!! The resort is quiet (which is great in the day for the slopes) but crystal put on lots of activities to make sure you get out and about and see all the local bars and meet people!
The hotel was a nice size where you could feel the presence of a family run business! The last night was a bit hectic when a school arrived and took over the place, this was at the start of half term and I was glad we were leaving at that point.
All in all we had an absolutely fantastic holiday, with lots of lovely food at a great hotel. We would definately recommend! (Plus the skiing was extraordinary!)

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AlessandroGuiot, Direttore at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, April 6, 2013
Hello dear guest , thank you very much for your nice comments.
We hope to see you soon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

In line with other reviews the Hotel is a little quirky and has an "old fashioned" feel to it however the staff are very helpful and friendly.
The room we had was on the third floor and was small but clean. The beds were clean but mine did dip in the middle but after skiing we slept well!
The bathroom was very small and very "tired", the shower leaked and was a bit grubby but plenty of hot water.
The food was excellent and there was always plenty of choice and lots of it.
We did not use the spa however it appeared to be very popular.
The hotel is well positioned for the slopes with facilities to store your skis and boots in a storage hut actually on the slopes so you do not have to carry them back and forth. The guy there is again really friendly and helpful.
We are not late night après ski people but found some nice little bars and cafes for drinks and lunch especially Cafe Bistrot.
The skiing is fantastic with runs to suit more intermediate to advanced, you need to be competent on Blues to enjoy this resort. The piste maps are a little confusing and they could do with just an indepth Sestriere map.
The short transfer time from Turin Airport makes this an attractive resort to visit, 7 hours from the front door to the slopes from South Wales!
We would definitely return to Sestriere and Hotel Savoy Edelweiss.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AlessandroGuiot, Direttore at Hotel Savoy Edelweiss, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Dear Guest,
thankyou for your reference.
Of corse people reading have to know that you booked the cheepest room and we only have 8 of them.
We suggest this room to the young people or people that want to pay less but please note that with a little supplement you can have the standard or the comfort room
Best Regards
Alessandro
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Additional Information about Hotel Savoy Edelweiss

Address: via Fraiteve 7, 10058 Sestriere, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Turin > Sestriere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Sestriere
#3 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Sestriere
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sestriere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Savoy Edelweiss 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel Savoy is located in the centre of the village, in an enviable position,you don't need any transportation. Possibility of internet connection and wi-fi. Free ski and ski-boots storage in the hotel and on the slopes (near the ski school). New Spa. ... more   less 
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