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Winslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Our tour of the central region of Italy brought us to the top of Campo Imperatore just at the heavens opened. The temperature was 3C outside and rain/sleet. We headed in to the reception with no sign of anyone. exploring further we found the bar area with two intrepid walkers. In the restaurant was a group of 4 apparently having...

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Province of Rome, Italy
Reviewed June 26, 2016

We come to campo Imperatore Refugio several times during the summer months for hiking, running and getting out of the sweltering heat of Rome. The deal cannot be beat and the food tastes treat after a long day of activity. The rooms are basic but clean and while there is not WIFI in the rooms, it is strong in the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed May 14, 2016

Location is excellent, however, this is not even a 3 star hotel. There is not much to do during the winter, for skiing only two lifts, total of four so-so not demanding (blue, red) trails, cca 4 km total run. After skiing, nowhere to go, nothing to do. Hotel is advertised with swimming pool, true, but water was not included....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Not a four star hotel but a good place to stay to relax and feel a part of world history as you walk the halls of Mussolini and imagine being there 70 years ago. Great area to go for a trek in pristine area.

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Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

This rifugio is a budget hotel; rooms are small but have all that is required with lovely mountain views. Although the exterior looks a bit shabby inside is clean and tidy. I paid €45 for dinner bed and breakfast, so when reading some of the more negative reviews this might put it into context. Dinner was usual Italian and quite...

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Florence
Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Friendly run, it's the heaven place for trekkers visiting central Italy. Historical hotel where Benito Mussolini had been hold and ' rescued' by Nazis (I am tonight actually sleeping in his bed), featuring plenty of authenticm photographs, and beatiful frescoes of the 30's. FOOD can be enhanced

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at this hotel/rifugio. We were told it was going to be "basic" and that is very true. From the outside it looks completely run down -- plaster falling off the outside walls. But it's actually better on the inside. The rooms are basic. Ours had 1 double bed and many wall cabinets. Each room has a...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Rarely have i been more underwhelmed and disappointed. So badly maintained, whole place is falling to bits, they fail to clean up even the most basic of messes and rely entirely on a dubious bit of history that Mussolini was kept in the hotel some 70 years ago. Go if you have to but dont stay and dont eat....

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Reviewed June 26, 2015

The place is wonderful (the whole area looks and feels like the Altai in Mongolia, with wild wolves and wild horses) but, the people in charge of the hotel are even more wonderful: There are so helpful, so nice, so committed that every year I cannot help but be amazed at them... The food is outstanding and the chef is...

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farnham
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Let me preface this review by saying we merely visited the Campo Imperatore to see where dictator Mussolini was imprisoned, briefly, in August/September 1943 - and then sprung by a glider-born German special forces snatch-squad. So in effect we just dropped in for lunch. The place is run down, it looks forbidding from outside, but the large restaurant with its...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Rifugio Campo Imperatore

Address: Gran Sasso, 67100 Assergi, Italy
Location: Italy > Abruzzo > Province of L'Aquila > Assergi
Number of rooms: 40
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“You can't beat the off season rate of 45 euro which includes meals”
 of 5 bubbles ItalianStallionV, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
“See review - we have no real way of responding, beyond don't become a Fascist dictator, then get yourself deposed and imprisoned here...”
 of 5 bubbles D50, May 25, 2015 | Read review
“Speak to Paolo the owner about appropriate rooms for your needs, he is very accommodating and will help as much as he can”
 of 5 bubbles jr27Derbyshire, Sep 5, 2014 | Read review
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