Having just returned I wanted to advise people travelling what to expect. We travelled with Thomsons which is also part of Crystal the reps on site were brilliant. hotel check in was a pain and did seem to take forever which will happen when you are dropped of in a coach. Yes we had to pay 100 euro deposit but had no problem getting it back, the rooms were very large and very comfey. There are a few cracks and broken tiles, thats what happens when people walk around in ski boots even when asked not to. the linen and towels and beds were very very clean and the kitchen had more than enough equipment. The ski slopes were right outside the door and the hotel pool was lovely for the kids for a break, small but fun, there is also a gym and exercise classes and the on site supermarket was very good for bits and pieces. The place is a bit like a rabbit warren but like any where only takes a few days to work out the quickest routes. we have already booked to go back next half term. Oh also the extreme ski school is based there and they are fantastic for lessons. My one warning, don't go for the half board option we had a free meal there and would rather we had not bothered it was not to our liking there are lovely resturants in the town which is a walk up a steep hill rather walk up the hill at night and ski to the door than the other way round.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Sestriere Olympic Village is a unique space built in order to remember that Sestriere has had an hystorical role as Olympic venue. Perfectly ensconced in the natural landscape that surrounds it, the Olympic Village overlooks the breathtaking scenery of Argentera Valley and Monti della Luna Mountains. The resort has been conceived in full respect of the surrounding territory and includes 7 different buildings named from A to F plus a last block named G, easy to identify because of its big window tunnel roof. Here, it is set the global polyfunctional area which overlooks the newly open sky slopes for beginners. THE SERVICES: The Sestriere Olympic Village guarantees fabulous vacations, whether you wish to practice sports or simply to relax in the summer as well as in the winter. A fully equipped health spa fitted out with saunas, steam bath, jacuzzi, massage area; a swimming pool (12 m x 6 m) and a gym is at disposal of the guests. Our little guests have a special children recreation area which includes a mini club and entertainment activities (3-12 years old) Security is guaranteed 24 hours a day thanks to the reception and surveillance service. Each apartment is provided with a reserved indoor parking place; Ski school, ski storage, rental and maintenance are available within the premises of the Village. The other services at disposal of our guests are located in a global multifunctional area: 2 bars, self service, restaurant, pizzeria, bar Risto Grill on the roof top, wine-shop. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villaggio Olimpico Hotel Sestriere