We came to spend a restful week from US and it turned out to be not pleasant at all.I think army barracks can be compared to the facilities here.Noise is loud all around with tons of young kid for activities camp.Bright lights fill the the bedroom even in the middle of the night when someone walks in the corridor,since drapings are flimsy.Beds creak,sinks do not drain well,AC makes a loud noise so you cannot sleep at night.Dishes are old in the kitchen and sparse,this is supposed to be a time share experience where I have so many good vacations in US and Canada.I had made 5 calls to this hotel before we showed up.Reception said they had a teapot since I am particular about my morning tea.Well there was a rusted battered cappuccino pot and when I asked where is my tea pot,they again sent me 2 tea cups.The furnishing is old and shower stall will not fit a mid West American.Noisy lobby till even midnight, where you cannot hear yourself speak.Staff are not helpful.The only way we could spend quality time here was when we went on walks with the entertainment staff.We were invited to a "welcome cocktail" where inspite of wearing wristbands which were supposed to be verification of our stay here,someone grabbed my glass of wine and again asked "do I really belong here?." Horrible demeaning experience.
- 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