Hotel Holiday Debili

  • Milky Way Ski Area, Italy, Sauze d'Oulx

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Hotel Holiday Debili is located on the cobbled shopping streets of Sauze d'Oulx. Its central position means you're just moments away from the shops, restaurants and bars around the resort. It's also only 100 metres from the Clotes lift, giving you quick and easy access to the vast ski area that awaits you.

The hotel itself has kept its traditional Alpine interior design, providing a comfortable and open plan setting for guests to enjoy. We especially liked having a drink each evening in the bar whilst chatting to other guests over a game of pool. Rooms are basic but, like the rest of the hotel, are clean, tidy and have everything you need. There's a little spa area here as well, so you can relax after a full on day of skiing by enjoying a sauna (payable locally).

Like with most family-run hotels in Italy, you can expect good, hearty Italian meals. The Debili family have been perfecting their recipes for almost 100 years, having first become involved in the tourism industry back in 1928. Their experience also stretches out to their service so you can expect to be well looked after during their stay. 

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 mins by coach from Turin airport.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 36
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

Local tourist tax of €1.50 per person per night payable directly to hotel.

Rooms

Twin Rooms sleep up to three guests (third bed is a single bed). Rooms come with a bath with overhead shower as well as a balcony. All rooms at the hotel come with a TV, safe and hairdryer. Rooms can be made up as twin or double, please request your preference at time of booking. 

Single Rooms are available at this hotel. They have the same facilities as above without a balcony.

Family Rooms sleep up to four guests (extra beds single beds). Rooms have a shower. and no balcony. These rooms are located on the fifth floor and are available on request only. Please call to book.

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

Hotel lift serves four floors, top floor only accessible by stairs. 

Sauze d'Oulx

Sauze d'Oulx in the Milky Way ski area is a vibrant resort with a lively après scene that has long appealed to British visitors. The resort offers plentiful tree-lined skiing and wide open, cruising that is ideal for intermediate skiers and improving beginners. The extensive lift system has made access to the 400km of on-piste skiing simple and efficient.

The Sauze pistes are spread across a north and west facing, snow bowl which is great at preserving snow conditions, making the resort perfect for sampling powder skiing. A definite highlight is the 1300m descent from the top of Monte Fraiteve, skiing all the way to the valley floor at Jovenceaux.

Beyond Sauze the Milky Way ski area extends all the way to the high altitude resort of Sestriere, past Cesana towards the charming village of Claviere and across the French border to the iconic resort of Montgenèvre. The Milky Way offers a huge variety of skiing and snowboarding, perfect for the discerning wintersports enthusiast.

As well as excellent skiing, the old centre of the mountain village, with its cobbled streets, offers an attractive escape from the mountain when the ski legs start to get sore. This bustling resort is home to a great variety of pubs, bars, and restaurants all of which contribute to the lively, welcoming atmosphere.

Sauze’s reputation for offering reasonably priced food and drink is justified and has helped cement its reputation as a popular après destination. And the fabulous range of restaurants and pizzerias, both on and off the mountain, offer delicious Italian food that caters for all tastes.

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 400 km
Runs
67
97
41
Longest run 6 Km
Snowparks

1 Sauze d'Oulx, 4 milky way area.

Lifts Drag lifts 21, Chairlifts 34, Cablecars 1
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
Things to Do

Restaurants, food and drink

Eating out on the mountain needn’t be an expensive experience in Sauze d’Oulx. The Clot Bourget is one of our favourite mountain restaurants and it is excellent value for money too. Slightly off the beaten track, the Clot Bourget serves a good selection of Italian style food.

The Capanna Kind is a lively and friendly bar/restaurant on the mountain. The glorious sun terrace is a great place to enjoy a pasta dish or pizza for lunch. Regular live music makes this the ideal place to start the day’s après ski too!

In the centre of Sauze’s old town there is a wide variety of charming restaurants serving rustic mountain food and typical Italian dishes. Il Cantun del Barbabuc on the main street specialises in using local ingredients, it also has a fantastic wine list!

One of our favourites, the Del Falco has a fantastic menu and the incredible daily specials are delicious. We highly recommend the roast loin of pork with wild mushrooms. Not only do we rate the food highly, the staff are friendly and always make us feel welcome.

Après, bars, clubs and nightlife

Sauze’s reputation for lively nightlife and a thriving après ski scene is certainly justified. There is a wealth of pubs, bars and clubs, which lend the resort a definite party vibe. The scene has a sophisticated side too and it’s certainly possible to find somewhere for a chilled drink at the end of the day.

One of our favourite après spots, the Miravallino is a friendly and inexpensive bar in the centre of town. Reasonably priced food and drink, and regular live music performed several times a week enhances the already lively atmosphere.

Another favourite of ours is Il Lampione wine bar in the centre of town. Popular with the locals as well as with tourists this is a relaxed destination perfect for enjoying a lovely bottle of wine and nibbles, especially when accompanied by the occasional live music performance.

On the more boisterous end of the après spectrum is the Sport Cafè, which has a consistently lively atmosphere. Anywhere that does free pizza tasting sessions must be good! This is a great destination for anyone looking to watch sport, sing karaoke or stay up late into the night listening to live music.

Shopping

There are several supermarkets in resort, ideal for picking up any essentials you might have left at home! You can hire your ski equipment and buy presents for friends and family at the many sports and souvenir shops.

Spas and relaxation

The distinctive Hotel La Torre has an excellent wellness centre complete with large indoor whirlpool. Guests of the hotel and visitors can pay locally to relax in the steam room or the sauna. Beauty treatments are also available to guests to buy.

The spa at the Grand Hotel Besson offers an extensive range of wellness facilities. Highlights include the salt-water spa pool and the external hot water plunge pool – best enjoyed with a glass of Prosecco! Not staying at the Hotel Besson? Visitors to Sauze d’Oulx can pay locally to use the fantastic facilities.

Arts, culture and events

It’s perhaps unsurprising that this lively town has such a festival spirit. Live bands frequently perform on the mountain or in the main square making it consistently exciting in Sauze d’Oulx.

The highlight of a busy and eclectic events calendar is The Sauze Carnival. Taking place around lent, carnival is an Italian tradition and the streets of the old town are flooded with floats and costumed participants.

Events in and around resort also celebrate Christmas and New Year. Particularly notable is the end of year Torch lit procession and fireworks display. The local ski instructors accompanied by fireworks and music herald the New Year with an on-piste torch display.

Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £52 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we'll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details.

Learn to Ski Pack
6 days area pass, 6 days 'Blue' skis & boots, 6 days tuition (3 hrs per day)
Adult from £294 Child from £256

 

All Learn to Ski Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

Lift Passes Days Season Adult 
11-74yrs
Youth
9-10yrs
Child
4-8yrs 
Senior
75+
Area Pass 6 L £124 £124 £47 £115
H £179 £179 £47 £115

L (12 Dec - 19 Dec), M (10 Dec - 30 Jan & 21 Mar - end of season), H (20 Dec - 9 Jan & 31 Jan - 20 Mar)

Equipment (6 days) Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis £58 £74 £90
Skis & Boots £81 £104 -
Snowboard & Boots - £98 -
Youth (6-12yrs) Skis & Boots - £55 -
Snowboard & Boots - £95 -
Child (3-5yrs) Skis/Boots - £55 -
Helmet - Free* -

* Free helmets for children up to 12yrs when ski/board are pre-booked

Please see here for a description of hire categories.

Tuition Days Times Adult Child 4-12yrs 
Ski 3 3 hrs per day £122 £122
Snowboard 3 2 hrs per day £122 £122

Lessons start at 10am.

6 day beginner options also available. 

Please note: Group ski lessons need a minimum number of guests to take place. Very occasionally these numbers aren’t reached. If you have pre-booked lessons and this happens, the ski-school will do their best to offer private lessons to the value of the lessons you had originally booked. Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Meals

The hotel offers a daily buffet breakfast, setting you up nicely for a good days' skiing ahead of you. In the evening after a social drink in the bar, guests are invited into the warm atmosphere of the restaurant where you will be served a three-course meal made up of typical dishes from the area. You will also receive a glass of regional wine to accompany your meal.

The hotel can cater for dietary requirements but these must be requested at the time of booking. 

  • No of restaurants: 1

Board basis options available

  • Half Board
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.858991
  • Latitude: 45.026857
  • Location Description:
    • Centrally located
    • 100 metres to the Clotes lift
    • 100 metres to the ski school meeting point
    • Resort bus stops outside hotel

Reviews of Hotel Holiday Debili

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Total price from
£2064
per person from £688
Includes £70pp discount
Hotel Holiday Debili
Sauze d'Oulx, Milky Way Ski Area,Half Board
20/03/2022 - 7 nights
3 adults
From Manchester Int.
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