Hotel Fanes

  • The Dolomites Ski Area, Italy, San Cassiano

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Hotel Fanes is one of the best hotels in the Val Badia area. Its sunny, elevated position means you get fantastic, panoramic views of the Dolomites.

Excellent views & dining

We love the warm and spacious rooms here. Most of them have wooden flooring and spectacular mountain views.

Meals are equally impressive and you won't be stuck for choice. You can look forward to five courses at dinner with local food being the star of the show. Speak to the sommelier for some good wine recommendations to go with it.

Fanes Spa World

There's a superb spa with a 25 metre outdoor infinity pool and an open fireplace and heated waterbeds in the relaxation room.

Elements is the latest addition to the Fanes Spa World. It is a cylindrical sauna suspended nine meters above the ground which rotates by itself. Thanks to the sauna's large window it gives guests breath taking 360 degree view of the surrounding Dolomites.

Ski shuttle

The nearest ski lift is 500 metres away and the hotel provides a free shuttle service throughout the day.

San Cassiano

San Cassiano is a delightful village on the magnificent Dolomiti Superski area, well positioned between La Villa and Cortina, and close to Armentarola, with its famous horse-drawn ski-lift! A stunning array of dramatic Dolomite peaks provides an unforgettable backdrop to the incredible 1,220km of varied skiing, which is easily accessible from the resort’s main Piz Sorega gondola. San Cassiano is popular with Italian and British skiers alike, so you will find a particularly good selection of gourmet restaurants on the mountain, as well as simpler, traditional pit-stops. Hug’s Bar and Da La Vedla provide some of the best après-ski in the village, with the Las Vegas Lodge on the mountain providing a lively atmosphere for a final stop-off on the last run home. Overall there is a great deal to discover and enjoy in this latest and very welcome addition to our Italian range of resorts.

Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 130 km
Runs 44 32 3
Longest run 0 Km
Lifts Drag lifts 11, Chairlifts 28, Cablecars 1
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus False
  • No. of rooms: 70
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 8
  • Official rating: 5

Local Fees and Taxes

Local tourist tax of €2.50 per person per night payable directly to hotel.


Ladina Double Rooms sleep two people and are around 28m². Rooms come with a bath or shower and have recently been renovated in a traditional mountain style.

Piz La Ila Double Rooms sleep up to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed) and are around 45m². They have a walk-in shower in the bathroom.

Natural Loft Suites sleep up to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed) and are around 100m². These impressive suites have tea & coffee making facilities, fireplace, bath or shower and a Finnish sauna.

Bedroom Facilities

  • Balcony
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No
Ski Extras Offer

Save £100pp on your lift pass & ski hire - Save £100pp on your 2024/2025 ski holiday when you pre-buy your lift pass and equipment hire/carriage (offer ends 3rd June 2024).

Valid on all departure dates between 1st December 2024 and 30th April 2025. Buy any lift pass (found within the 'Extras' tab on checkout) and add either ski/snowboard hire or ski/snowboard carriage at the same time, for the same person to receive the discount.

Lift Passes

Lift Passes

6 days Season Child
8 - 15 years
16 - 65 years
66+ years
Dolomiti Superski Area Pass Low £235 £335 £302
High £261 £372 £335
Alta Badia Local Pass Low £219 £312 £281
High £244 £345 £312

Season dates

  • Low Season - 07 Jan - 27 Jan 24 & 02 Apr - end of season
  • High Season - 24 Dec 23 - 06 Jan & 28 Jan - 01 Apr 24

Lift pass information

Featuring a linked ski area of 1220km on one lift pass, the Dolomite Superski Pass is worth every penny. Walker's pass available & purchased locally. Children born after 01/01/2016 can collect a free ski pass in resort. Proof of age will be required.

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Ski Equipment

Ski Equipment

6 days Description


6 - 12 years


13+ years

Skis Blue - £70
Red £42 £107
Black - £129
Skis & boots Blue - £113
Red £151 £165
Black - -
Snowboard & boots Red £84 £103

Equipment information

  • Children 3 - 5 years, white skis & boots available £67
  • Free helmet hire for children 3 - 5 years

Please see here for a description of hire categories.

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.



Ski tuition


4 - 12 years 


13+ years

5 days £233 £184


Snowboard tuition


4 - 12 years 


13+ years

3 days £184 £184
Tuition information
  • Tuition will be available from 23rd Dec 23 onward 
  • Adult ski tuition runs Monday - Wednesday & Friday 10am - 12.45pm, Thursday 10am - 4.15pm
  • Child ski tuition runs Sunday 1.30pm - 3.20pm, Monday - Wednesday 10am - 12.45pm, Thursday & Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Snowboard tuition runs Monday - Wednesday 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Group tuition need a minimum number of guests to take place. Very occasionally these numbers aren’t reached. If you have pre-booked tuition and this happens, the ski-school will do their best to offer private tuition to the value of what you had originally booked.

Levels of tuition:

  • Beginner - never skied before
  • Level 1 - advanced beginner; can control speed, snowplough and change direction on gentle slopes 
  • Level 2 - low intermediate, snowplough turns and start to ski parallel
  • Level 3 - good intermediate, parallel turns 
  • Advanced - fully confident on all slopes, looking to improve technique

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Longitude: 11.932018
Latitude: 46.572805

  • Located in central San Cassiano
  • 1km to Piz Sorega gondola
  • 1km to ski school meeting point
  • Free shuttle to main gondola and town centre 08:30 - 17:00
  • Resort bus stop 600 metres
  • Transfer time: approx. 3 hours by coach from Innsbruck airport
  • Large spa and wellness centre with indoor pool leading to the very impressive 25 metre outdoor sky pool, a selection of saunas, steam rooms, fitness room and relaxation room (treatments are payable locally)
  • Rotating sauna with views of the Dolomites
  • Free shuttle to main gondola and town centre 08:30 - 17:00
  • Heated boot room
  • Supervised Mini Club 6 days a week (3pm - 10pm) (ages 4+)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free parking

All meals are served in the hotel's beautiful restaurant. A rich buffet breakfast with hot and cold options are on offer to start your day as well as organic choices.

A free daily tea time buffet is served between 4pm and 5.30pm with both sweet and savoury items to enjoy.

The five-course gourmet dinners are authentic regional dishes made with locally-grown ingredients, including produce grown on their own farm. 

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin cannot be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking. 

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per person from £2299
15/03/2025 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
Hotel Fanes
The Dolomites Ski Area, San Cassiano
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