Hotel Belvedere is a good choice if you want to stay somewhere peaceful. It's on the edge of Sestriere but still has easy access to town and the lifts thanks to the resort bus that stops right outside the hotel and the hotel's own shuttle. You can even store you ski gear right next to the slopes.
The staff here are fantastic and will go out of there way to make you feel welcome. The hotel has a traditional feel with lots of character. We love the wood-burning fireplace in the restaurant and the Italian dishes served for dinner are great. If you need a bit of relaxation, head to the wellness area where you can chill out in the sauna, Turkish bath or whirlpool.
Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 45 mins by coach from Turin airport.