Hotel Oswald

  • The Dolomites, Italy, Selva

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Hotel Oswald is right in the centre of Selva and has been welcoming guests since before the first world war. This historic property has long been renowned as being one of the best hotels in the Alps. You can expect a comfortable stay here with spacious bedrooms decorated in an Austrian style and a warm welcome from its friendly staff.

Its location makes exploring easy. The Ciampinoi Lift only 500 metres away where you can enjoy the stunning mountain views during your ascent and stop for lunch at the top. There's plenty of activities in and around Selva to make your holiday as active as you want. There’s ample walking and cycling trails as well as plenty of bars, restaurants and shops. At the end of the day, enjoy a traditional four-course dinner at the Hotel Oswald’s restaurant that celebrates local cuisine and has an impressive wine list with lots local labels.

Families are well catered for here. Val Gardena Kids Active runs between June and September with plenty of activities for ages 6 to 12 including scavenger hunts and horse riding.

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

Added value

Val Gardena Active programme included (activities must be booked via hotel)

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

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 58
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 4
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

A tourist tax of approx. €2.50 per person per day is payable locally. 

Cots are available on request for approx. €18 per day, payable locally. 

Rooms

Comfort Rooms are about 30 and have a balcony. They are finished in an Austrian style and have air conditioning, TV, minibar, Wi-Fi, slippers, hairdryer and a bathtub or shower. These rooms sleep up to four people and the extra bed is a double sofa bed. 

Single Rooms are also available and have a balcony and a shower. 

Accessibility

Available on request

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 3
  • Access ramp: Yes
Selva

At the head of the splendid Gardena valley, Selva is located beneath the jagged peaks of this most spectacular part of the Dolomites, a particularly beautiful Alpine mountain chain in the Süd Tyrol region of northern of Italy.

Selva di Val Gardena (to give it its full name in Italian) is also known as Wolkenstein in Gröden in German or simply Selva in the popular local Ladin language, with all three linguistic cultures intermingling to create a fascinating fusion of human life.

We have a good selection of hotels in Selva. There's a great range of activities here, especially for walkers. Gentle rambles along lush river valleys as well as more invigorating high altitude ridge treks accessed by an extensive lift system.

All hotels located in Selva are offer the Active Card Programme which offers a full programme of guided walks, mountain biking, cookery classes Nordic walking, rock climbing and Yoga. Activities offered on this programme are subject to change and availability. Your Active Card will be given to you in resort. 

Facilities
  • Small wellness centre with sauna, whirlpool and steam room
  • Spa towels are available free of charge
  • Massages and beauty treatments (payable locally)
  • Games room
  • Sunbathing terrace
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
Family Facilities

Hotel Oswald is a great choice for families. Children with love the activities offered from June to September including scavenger hunts, adventures in the woods and pony rides. They'll love riding on the 'Selva Express' train, plus there's plenty of family-friendly entertainment in Selva during the evenings.

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Play room
Meals

Head to the hotel’s restaurant to enjoy some of South Tyrol’s renowned cuisine. There's a buffet breakfast each morning in the first floor breakfast room with seating in the panoramic conservatory. In the evening you'll have a four-course dinner with a choice of dishes. There’s also a weekly Tyrolean gala dinner. Be sure to try the local specialties including cheese and speck (cured ham), accompanied by some of the best wine labels in the region. After dinner, retreat to the spacious bar for a night cap.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 11.755929
  • Latitude: 46.556278
  • Location Description:
    • Central location in Selva
    • Bus stop directly outside hotel
    • 500 metres to the Ciampinoi Lift
  • Nearest Lift:

    Ciampinoi

  • Distance to Lift: 500 km

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Total price from
£2376
per person from £594
Hotel Oswald
Selva, The Dolomites,Half Board
06/07/2022 - 3 nights
4 adults
From London Gatwick
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