Hotel Continental

  • The Dolomites, Italy, Selva

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You cannot beat the views from Hotel Continental. It’s located slightly above Selva so you get uninterrupted views of the town, valley and mountains. We can’t get enough of them, particularly from the balconies. It’s the perfect place for a bit of early morning reflection before lacing up your boots and heading up the hills. Some of the best trails are nearby and it’s easy to reach them from the hotel. The centre of town can be reached quickly too.

The hotel’s been finished in a tasteful style and has a lovely relaxing atmosphere with welcoming staff and excellent amenities. The restaurant is the pride of the hotel and the Chef has worked hard to create a menu that celebrates international and regional cuisine using simple ingredients that are nutritionally balanced. It’s certainly something to look forward to each night! You’ll feel right at home in the comfy rooms here – they’re done up in a modern style with just the right amount of traditional touches so you know you’re in the mountains. Be sure to make some time for the wellness area that you can use free of charge. The whirlpool and saunas are perfect for refreshing weary legs after a day spent hiking or cycling.

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours 30 mins by coach from Verona airport.

Added value

One free night (min stay 10 nights) or two free nights (min stay 14 nights) available between 11 Jun - 05 Aug 22 & 27 Aug - 20 Sep 22 (not combinable)

Free daily packed lunch

Free weekly guided walk

Free use of mountain bikes (subject to availability)

Selva Active programme included (equipment hire / lift tickets not included)

Free Mobil Card with free use of local & Alto Adige public busses

  • No. of rooms: 30
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 3
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort tax of €2.50 per person per night payable locally.

Cots are available on request for approx. €15 per night, payable locally. 


Standard Rooms are around 27m² and sleep up to three people (third bed is a single sofa bed). They perfectly mix contemporary furnishings with traditional elements and each has a balcony with forest views. Facilities include a shower, hairdryer, TV, minibar and a safe.

Junior Suites are around 40m² so you can enjoy more space and a comfy seating area. They sleep up to four people and the extra bed is a double sofa bed. These rooms have balconies with mountain views and a bath or shower.  

Standard Rooms for Sole Use are a great choice for solo travellers. 

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

This hotel may not be suitable for guests with walking difficulties due to its location at the top of a hill.


Amazing scenery, jaw-dropping mountain ranges and an endless list of places to explore. They're all part of what makes Selva a truly wonderful place to visit. Whether you choose to relax or immerse yourself in the action, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained. 

What to see on a Selva holiday

Hiking in the mountains is a must when you visit Selva. The wild flower meadows are in full bloom from mid-May to mid-July, so remember to bring your camera. The trails stretch for miles and early birds can enjoy a spectacular sunrise before tucking in to a well-earned breakfast on the mountain. Keep an eye out for marmots in the wild and golden eagles soaring above you. Visit the Wolkenstein Castle to take in some local culture and when it’s time for a break, find a spot in town for aperitivo and relax with a well-deserved Aperol Spritz. 

Discover more things to do in the Dolomites.

Why book a holiday in Selva with Inghams

Having run holidays to Selva for years, we know it inside out. Our great selection of hotels all come with activity cards. Take advantage of the discounts and freebies in the knowledge that your holiday is in safe hands with Inghams.

Things to Do

Things to see and do in Selva

Selva is directly below the Sella Massif. You can expect amazing scenery from this unique mountain range and the Gardena Valley. Most people head for the mountains to explore the endless paths and hiking trails. Rent an e-bike to take the strain off the uphill climbs or jump on a lift for a picturesque ride up to the higher peaks. However you get to the top, expect panoramic views that will blow you away.

Back in resort you’ll find plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. Pop along the road to Ortisei to check out the markets. The town’s known for its traditional wood carvings. 

Food & drink 

Whether you’re after an espresso, crisp glass of local wine or a cocktail, there's plenty of great places to choose from, both in resort and on the mountain. The food won’t disappoint either. The typical mountain fare has more Austro-Hungarian influences than it does Italian. Nothing beats rich goulash with dumplings followed by homemade apple strudel after a day exploring the mountains. Although Italian food lovers needn’t worry, it’s easy to stumble upon restaurants serving delicious pizzas, stone baked to perfection.


Mountain biking in the area is second to none. Selva’s Trail Arena has a number of different runs for all abilities. Experienced riders should head for the freeride trails through the forest and for those after something more gentle the winding routes on the family line are just as fun. Best of all the lifts take you to the top of the runs, so all you need to do is enjoy the ride down.

One of the best things in Selva is the Active programme. It includes Nordic walking tasters, rock climbing for beginners, mountain biking, visits to local stables, cookery lessons and yoga. Most of these activities are free. 

  • Wellness area with whirlpool, Finnish and Bio saunas and steam room
  • Fitness room
  • Free weekly guided walk
  • Free use of hotel's mountain bikes (subject to availability)
  • Garden and terrace
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Enjoy a varied buffet breakfast each morning and a delicious four-course meal every evening with a salad buffet.

The kitchen serves up simple, traditional recipes that are packed with flavour and use the best local ingredients. The menu includes nutritionally balanced meals so you can enjoy them guilt-free. The restaurant has large panoramic windows with views of the Dolomites, which you can enjoy while you eat.

The bar has a cosy ambiance with comfy armchairs to sink into after days spent exploring the mountains. Head here for a cappuccino, a glass of wine or even a whisky after dinner. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please notify us at the time of booking of any dietary requirements.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 11.767134
  • Latitude: 46.556250
  • Location Description:
    • 800 metres to the centre of Selva
    • 20 metres to the Dantercepies lift 
    • 30 metres to the nearest bus stop 

Reviews of Hotel Continental

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Total price from
per person from £649
Hotel Continental
Selva, The Dolomites,Half Board
31/08/2022 - 3 nights
3 adults
From Manchester Int.
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