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Hotel Sant'Orso
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bourgeois, 2 | 11012, Cogne, Italy   |  
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Ranked #10 of 16 Hotels in Cogne
Rome, Italy
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4 hotel reviews
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“100% recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The hotel is very cosy with lots of public spaces and 4 floors of rooms. The rooms are very well maintained and look impeccable, ours had a small balcony with a view on the beautiful Gran Paradiso National Park. The staff is very friendly and extremely helpful, no request is too much or too difficult. The food is very tasty and in abundance; the buffet for lunch and breakfast were varied and beautifully laid out. The hotel is building a spa facility with swimmingpool right now that will only add to the many reasons to stay there. We had a fantastic stay at the hotel and we hope to return there one day. I recommend it wholeheartedly.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

We took an overnight trip from Torino with our 4 year old son. I'd like to say we chose the hotel http://www.cognevacanze.com/ORSO/hotel_cogne_4_stelle_cogne_ITA.asp because of its phenomenal location overlooking Gran Paradiso across a gorgeous alpine meadow (very true, and 5 years ago, this would have been the reason!), but in fact it was because the hotel bordered a huge playground full of children. You can use the playground without staying there, but we were tired, and this was an easy way for our 4 year old son to have fun while his parents took turns watching him. The hotel was lovely, staff were extremely helpful, and we definitely hope to return! I can't say enough nice things about this area in June. Hotel staff recommended some lovely hikes (one involving a cable car trip, big fun for our sun) as well as a side trip to a nature park filled with local animals. What a delight!

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

I picked this hotel to stay in Cogne as it looked a cosy place to stay from the photos on its website and it seemed reasonably priced. It lived up to every expectation! We had a panoramic room with balcony and bathroom...all very spacious and with uninterrupted views of the Gran Paradiso and its mountains. The staff at the hotel were very friendly. We ate at the hotel restaurant on the first night [an ok meal but nothing special!] so we were glad we did not book Half Board. We in any case prefer to try out different restaurants wherever we stay and recommend the following restaurants in Cogne...'Lou Ressignon';' Brasserie du Bon Bec' and 'Les Pertzes'. At this time of year 'Low Season', you can go cross country skiing from the door. However, neither of us ski now but we were happy for 5 days just to take gentle walks around the area. Buses run to Aosta regularly but no where else at this time of year but we were happy just to relax for a few days in the hotel and Cogne. The hotel manager speaks good English and arranged a dog sleigh ride[which I have always wanted to do!] for us which was fun! Luckily, we have Italian family who took us up to Cogne from the airport in Torino. They picked us up on 31 January to go to Aosta to visit the Fiera di Sant'Orso which was very crowded but worth going to[ held annually 30/31 January], an annual event when craftspeople come from the Aosta Valley to exhibit and sell their wares....mostly wooden crafted wares but there are other things there too!
If you want a quiet place to stay in the Italian Alps, Cogne is the place to stay for a few days and the Sant'Orso Hotel is particularly good for 'Relaxing In' and having a 'Romantic Break' away for a few days [we stayed there 5 nights...perfect!]. I often say, as a rule of thumb, why spend money on a good hotel if you are not going to spend time in the hotel! We wanted a relaxing few days and this hotel just catered for our needs so well! We enjoyed our hotel room a lot! I an wondering if I should post this on Trip Adviser Website...Cogne and Hotel Sant'Orso a little known gem! However, the fact that it is not so easily accessible may help to keep it as such!

  • Liked — The bedroom and public rooms in the hotel
  • Disliked — The restaurant
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Sant'Orso

Address: Bourgeois, 2 | 11012, Cogne, Italy
Location: Italy > Valle d'Aosta > Cogne
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Cogne
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cogne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Sant'Orso 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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