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“Best Hotel of Cortina!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Franceschi Park Hotel
Ranked #8 of 51 Hotels in Cortina d'Ampezzo
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6 reviews
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“Best Hotel of Cortina!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

I've been going there for over 20 years and every year it gets better and better! It's well located, fonfortable and cosy. It feels like home everytime I go the with my family. Even in my hooneymoon I had the chance to pass by Cortina and stay at Fraceschi for a weekend. I recomend this Hotel!

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Just returned from a Europe tour which included 3 nights at the Franceschi Park. The purpose of our stay was skiing. I could go on and on about the skiing (the best ever), but this is for the Hotel. The staff was great; the ski bus is directly outside the hotel; and walking into downtown is easy (yet the hotel is a bit away, which I like). Breakfast was great. Dinner we were not as crazy about, but I would also rather walk into town and eat dinner elsewhere. We had adjoining rooms for our family of 4, and our view of the mountains was incredible (photo is from our balcony our first morning waking up). Oh, and we arrived late thanks to airline delays. The hotel staff literally were waiting for us with the kitchen still open for dinner (our only dinner there, but the way they were waiting for us and immediately took care of us was very appreciated).

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I've stayed here now for 2 years straight with my parents. We have been charmed by the wonderful dining room, views of the World Cup slope, and the family that runs the hotel. It's a perfect location in the town - not overly busy, right next to a ski-bus stop. The food is great, especially the antipasti and salads ahead of well selected wines from the Veneto region and beyond.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We were there in the off season, so very quiet. Great sauna, steam room and hot tub in the basement. Food in the hotel was good not great and the rooms were very comfortable. Very easy walk into town with lots of restaurant choices.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My husband and I stayed several nights this September at the Franceschi Park Hotel. What a delightful surprise! The hotel is family run, with son Mateo especially cordial and helpful. Everything from the charming alpine details to the cleanliness was superior. The bathroom and hair dryer in our room were as excellent as any city luxury hotel and I am fussy about that! The breakfast was incredible with an abundance of tasty choices and there is also a lovely little bar to enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day. Or, you can relax out in the sizable gardens with spectacular mountain views all around and a lovely river and park across the street. We hope to return one day soon for a longer stay. While you are there, be sure to hire the knowledgeable and English-speaking Giorgio Alberti (info@taxicortina.com) for the mountain tour of a lifetime; he can arrange short or long tours or transportation to train, plane, etc. The combo of Franceschi Park Hotel and Giorgio will make your mountain trip memorable and full of fun, I promise!

Room Tip: Corner junior suite overlooking park was quiet and lovely.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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philadelphia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This pretty, traditional alpine hotel is located at one end of Cortina about a 5 minute walk from the main pedestrian street. It is also located just a few blocks away from a beautiful bike trail leading down into the valley. The family run hotel has a very friendly staff and good housekeeping service. The room, itself, was on the small side, but clean and comfortable. However, the mattress on the bed was not adequate in terms of support. If you put any weight on the sides or ends of the mattress it felt like you would fall off onto the floor. My back ached after both nights we stayed at the hotel. The restaurant and bar areas were satisfactory but never crowded since our visit was during their "off" season, just before the start of ski season. Cortina was likewise very subdued at this time of year. Some retail and restaurant businesses were closed or ramping up for Winter. We were traveling with a bike tour group (VBT) so we were primarily utilizing the bike trails in the area. My suggestion, in late September and early October, skip Cortina and go to Merano which is much larger, livelier and diverse.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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FamigliaFranceschi, Proprietario at Franceschi Park Hotel, responded to this review, October 18, 2013
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La ringraziamo della sua recensione.
In effetti a Cortina ai primi di ottobre la stagione si avvia alla fine .Proprio per questo la maggior parte dei tour VBT avvengono in maggio-giugno-luglio ed entro il 20 settembre. Le consigliamo quindi in futuro di scegliere uno di questi periodi. Speriamo che abbia comunque apprezzato egualmente le bellezze incomparabili della ns. montagne .
Circa la segnalazione del materasso, le dobbiamo fare presente che sono tutti nuovi e per legge ignifughi. Se ci avesse fatto notare il problema avremo comunque cercato di trovare una soluzione.
Con l’occasione, Le porgiamo i ns. più cordiali saluti.
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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

My girlfriend and I spent 5 nights at the Park Hotel Franceschi in Septmber 2013. The hotel is in a nice position and has a big parking free.

The staff was very accommodating and professional. Matteo at the front desk was especially helpful--he suggested wonderful hikes for each day of our stay. The restaurant was very good. Breakfast was excellent with a big buffet.

We have stayed in many hotels, but Hotel Franceschi is absolutely the best hotel in Cortina we’ve experienced and hope to return in the future.

This family is really the best one as owner of a 4 star hotel.

Thanks for everything see you soon

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Franceschi Park Hotel
Address: Via Cesare Battisti 86, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Belluno > Cortina d'Ampezzo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Franceschi Park Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is in a beautiful position and is surrounded by the biggest private park existing within the town. There are also some pleasant gardens in the park itself and a large car park for the guests. The ski-bus stop and the Congress Hall are 50 metres from its entrance.The hotel welcomes its guests in spacious elegantly furnished reception rooms embellished with typical decorated majolica wood stoves.The bedrooms are furnished in the typical Ampezzan style and are of various types: classic, superior, junior suite and junior suite panoramica. They have all possible facilities including satellite TV and Wireless Internet. Some bathrooms have Jacuzzis. ... more   less 
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