Hotel Meranerhof

  • The Dolomites, Italy, Merano

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Step back in time to the Belle Époque era at Hotel Meranerhof. The old-world elegance is perfect amongst the established gardens and the backdrop of the Dolomites. The hotel’s been run by the lovely Eisenkeil family since 1966 and they’ve worked hard to maintain the history of the property while making each guest feel welcome.

We love the indoor pool here. It connects to the gardens with floor-to-ceiling windows so you can enjoy the views while you take a dip or chill out on one of the outdoor loungers and soak up the sun. Make sure you use the Finnish sauna and Roman steam bath too.

The hotel’s surrounded by the southern Tyrolean mountain ranges with the peaks of Mutspitze, Hirzer and Tschigat providing breath-taking scenery. Dinner is served in a gorgeous glass ceiling atrium with the tables out on the terrace in the warmer months. When you’re ready to explore, there’s no shortage of adventure to be had with the likes of the Merano Theatre, Princes' Castle and fine art museum all within walking distance.

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours 15 mins by coach from Verona airport.

Added value

Free night available between 01 - 20 May, 28 May - 04 Jun & 08 - 31 Oct 22 (min 7 night stay)

Free night available between 18 Jun - 29 Jul 22 (min 10 night stay)

Free guided walk once a week (cable car/public transport not included)

Free use of hotel's bikes

Honeymoon & Anniversary Offer: Free bottle of sparkling wine

7 day Merano Mobilcard included

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 68
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 3
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A resort tax of approx. €2.50 per person per night is payable locally. Applicable for guests over 14 years old, for a maximum of 10 nights.

Rooms

Standard Rooms are about 22-28m² and sleep up to three people with a double or twin beds and a single bed. These rooms face north, overlooking the gardens and are decorated in a modern style with comfy furnishings. Facilities include a TV, safe, minibar, hairdryer and bath or shower. Cots are available on request, free of charge. Rooms with a balcony are available for a supplement.

Suites have plenty of space at about 38m² and sleep up to two people. They have bedroom with a double bed and a separate living room. 

Single Rooms are about 19m² and are a great choice for solo travellers. 

Accessibility

Adapted rooms are available on request.

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No
Merano

The spa resort of Merano screams culture with lots of museums and historical places of interest like Trauttmansdorff Castle and Merano’s very own racecourse dating back to 1886. Best of all is the mix of culture in the food with Alpine and South Tyrolean ingredients coming together to create culinary delights. Wash them down with a delicious locally-made wine from one of the many vineyards.

What to see on a Merano holiday

The Passirio River flows through the centre of this charming town, which hosts the Merano flower festival every year. Restaurants, markets and shops selling local produce line the streets and there’s plenty of walks along the river. There’s some spectacular hikes along gorges, lakes and up the mountain trails too. The Knottnkino lookout point is a must. We'd also recommend heading up to the Rametz Castle for the day, where you can explore an ancient winery and wine museum, as well as taste some of the delicious local wines.

Discover more things to do in the Dolomites.

Why book a holiday in Merano with Inghams

Holidays are a time for exploring and relaxing so we’ve made sure all our hotels in Merano are centrally located. They all have great levels of service too. You’re in safe hands with Inghams.

 

Things to Do

Things to see and do in Merano

Enjoy lovely walks along the river to the historical centre of Merano. You’ll find all sorts of shops, art nouveau buildings, castles and plenty of museums. You can’t miss the famous gardens of Castel Trauttmansdorff. It was first built in 1300AD and today tourists come from all around the world to see the spectacular gardens in bloom. For a great day out, hop on a train to Bolzano where you’ll find some of the best gelato in the South Tyrol. 

Food & drink 

This region is well known for its wine and beer thanks to its Mediterranean climate. Orchards and vineyards line the mountains and stretch down to the town. We recommend visiting Castello Rametz, a wine museum where you can take a guided walk around and try the wine. 

There’s a number of Michelin starred restaurants here for fine dining and local, family-run places too. Our go-to dish is Schlutzer. It's a traditional handmade ravioli dish stuffed with spinach, onion, nutmeg and covered in butter.

Activities

Cycling is a great way to see the area. Dedicated bike paths make it easy for all the family to go out and explore. Be sure to take your camera to capture the amazing scenery as you go.

Merano is known for being a spa town and a visit to the Terme Merano is a must. There’s an impressive 25 pools and a 2,200m² sauna area, perfect for a bit of relaxation while on holiday.

Facilities
  • Spa with indoor pool, sauna, steam room and sensory whirlpool (entry is free, treatments are payable locally)
  • Towels, slippers and bathrobes are provided
  • Lounge
  • Garda
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking 
Meals

There's hot and cold options for breakfast with homemade breads and pastries with local jams. You'll have a four-course dinner plus a salad buffet each evening in the hotel restaurant. They also offer the flexibility to exchange dinner for lunch. 

The restaurant's renowned for using high quality and locally-sourced ingredients so you can try some of the finest Southern Tyrolean cuisine. There's a salad bar each evening too with grilled Mediterranean vegetables, home-cooked croutons and dressings. Once a week there's a gala dinner with aperitivo.

The in-house bar dates back to the 1940's with its Art Deco furnishings and quirky charm. Here you can order coffees and teas throughout the day and also indulge in their extensive wine list. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 11.159298
  • Latitude: 46.669436
  • Location Description:
    • In the centre of Merano
    • 50 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 50 km

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Hotel Meranerhof
Merano, The Dolomites,
01/05/2022 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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