We spent a week at the Villaggio Olimpico during the summer off season. It is most definitely a ski town, but we found plenty to do! The town is beautiful and there is some excellent hiking around the hotel. The staff was friendly and engaging, making sure we were happy and involved despite the language barrier. Additionally, I loved the events - karaokee, casino night, even a cabaret!
The rooms were minimalist, but very comfortable for two people, especially as we were often out and about. The hallways could run a bit loud, but as there were very few people there, it was not a big problem. Additionally, the rooms were hot, which we solved by sleeping with the doors open. We were even able to cook a meal of pasta and homemade sauce one night with the utensils provided. The cafeteria style meals were ok... a bit expensive for what you got, but the pizza corner was great. I also got an Indian Massage at the beauty farm, which made me feel as relaxed as jelly for 24 hours!
Special thanks to Alice and Giovanna, who went above and beyond to make us feel welcome! We will be back!
- 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