Hotel La Stua

  • The Dolomites, Italy, San Cassiano

  • 3

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You’ll instantly feel at home at Hotel La Stua. We love its location in the centre of San Cassiano, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

Exploring San Cassiano

The gondola's only 500 metres from the hotel so you can be on the hiking trails in no time. The hotel provides free packed lunches which are great if you want to take a snack when you go walking. Make sure you take some time to explore the village, too. It’s small but packs in lots of charm and has some of the best restaurants in the Dolomites – there are enough Michelin stars here to keep even the most discerning palates happy.

Family-run charm

The hotel’s been run by the same family for years and they’ve created a comfy and welcoming atmosphere. It’s got a traditional charm about it with cosy rooms and alpine features – think pine furniture and wood-beamed ceilings. The hotel only has 20 rooms so it's easy to be sociable and make new friends on your travels.

Added value

24/7 support & tailored advice from our local resort team

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

San Cassiano

The mountain village of San Cassiano lounges between the Lavarela and Conturines peaks of the Alta Badia – a lively ski region that transforms into a laid-back hikers’ haven in summer. Active folk pilgrimage here from all over the world to spend their days walking, cycling, rock climbing and practising yoga in the crystal-clear mountain air. Come evening, you don’t need to look further than the town centre, where restaurants range from no-nonsense trattorias to gourmet eateries. This is also where you’ll find the ski lift that whisks you up to the mountain plateau for an aperitivo with a view.

Introducing: San Cassiano

At barely a kilometre long from top to toe, it’s easy to get to know San Cassiano (or San Ćiascian, in the local language of Ladin). Its roads smooth out along the green valley floor, leading between timber inns and eateries. San Cassiano church seems to mirror the mountains around, with its limestone cap, snow-white walls and finery-filled insides. There’s a Wednesday market too – check out the salami and olive oil stalls – and the summertime concerts.

Larches, lakes and limestone peaks

For an easy walk, head for the Path of the Larches, which loops around the – you guessed it – larch forests just north of San Cassiano, passing by water mills and stone-walled farms. It’s an easy route to some spectacular views. The neighbouring Fanes-Senes-Braies Natural Park is also best seen from its footpaths. From here, you can walk to peaks and high mountain meadows, or you could do a more moderate walk to the mirrored waters of Lago Lagazuoi or the slab-like peaks of Brunecker Turm; both of which can be reached by cable car. Alternatively, swap boots for bikes on one of the many cycling routes.

Mountain food & wine

San Cassiano might be small, but the food scene is mighty. Farmhouse restaurants and trattorias cook up rich mountain dishes like spinach ravioli (cajincí te ega) and apple pancakes (pössl da pom). The bakeries and delis are the best place for a cappuccino and the Dolomites’ signature bomboloni alla crema doughnuts. Go in search of rare wines from small vineyards in the Tyrol and the delicious mountain food found in traditional rifugi (mountain huts). “Bun pro!”, as they say in Ladinia.

Ursus ladinicus: the bear bones

You never know what you might find while walking in the mountains around San Cassiano. In 1987, a local hiker exploring Conturines Cave made the headlines by stumbling across the remains of 12 prehistoric bears. The reconstructed skeletons are now at home in the Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus in San Cassiano. Over three floors, discover how archaeologists pieced together this previously unknown species of cave bear, while learning more about the intriguing geography and geology of the Dolomites.

Why book a summer holiday in San Cassiano with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of San Cassiano's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to San Cassiano include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 20
  • No. of floors: 3
  • Official rating: 3

Rooms

North Facing Rooms are about 25m² and can sleep up to two people. They're elegantly furnished with pine furniture and have a balcony with north facing views.

South Facing Rooms are about 28m² and can sleep up to three people (extra bed is a single sofa bed). They have a sunny south-facing balcony and a smart, alpine style. 

Family Apartments are about 42m² and can sleep up to five people. They have a bedroom with up to three beds, as well as a separate lounge/kitchenette which has a double or two single sofa beds. They also have a north facing balcony. These rooms are available on request, please call us to book.

North Facing Rooms for sole use are available on request, please call to book.

All rooms have:

  • Balcony
  • TV
  • Shower stall
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe

Cots are available on request for approx. €20 per day, payable locally. 

Local fees & taxes

A local tourist tax of approx. €1.90 per person per night is payable locally.

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 5
  • Access ramp: No
  • Airport transfer time: approx. 2 hours, 30 mins from Innsbruck, 3 hours  from Venice, 3 hours, 30 mins from Verona
  • Central location in San Cassiano
  • 500 metres to the Piz Sorega lift
  • 70 metres to the nearest bus stop
Facilities
  • Wellness area with Finnish and infra-red saunas, Turkish bath and a whirlpool (open 4pm - 7pm) 
  • Outdoor terrace with mountain views
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
Meals

Breakfast is buffet style with homemade pastries, cakes, cereal, bread, cheeses and cold cuts. Dinner is a three-course set menu with a choice of main course and a salad and vegetable buffet.

Ladin dinners- once a week the hotel holds a traditional Ladin buffet dinner in the rustic tavern (subject to numbers). This Ladin night is a great chance to try some of the region’s favourite dishes like turtres, spätzle and canederli.

The Stube bar- the traditional Stube bar is a great spot for relaxing with a drink while you catch up on the day’s activities with friends.

Packed lunches- the hotel also provide free packed lunches on request, which are ideal if you're going walking or exploring during the day. These include two filled rolls, fruit and a snack.

Half board six nights a week- please note that the restaurant is only open six nights a week. One day of the week will be on a bed and breakfast basis.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Vegetarians

The hotel are able to cater for dairy free diets, please advise at the time of booking. 

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£1958
per person from £979
Includes £300pp discount
20/07/2024 - 7 nights
2 adults
From Birmingham Int.
Half Board
Hotel La Stua
The Dolomites, San Cassiano
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