Hotel Oswald

  • The Dolomites Ski Area, Italy, Selva

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Dating back to 1986, the Oswald was once considered to be the best hotel in the Dolomites, and remains as one of Selvas most historic hotels.

With elegant alpine interiors, a gourmet style restaurant, and a great location this property is a great choice for your next break.  

Free shuttle to the lifts

The Ciampinoi gondola is only 350 metres from the door and there's a free shuttle to get you there in the morning. Additionally the bus stop is nearby so you can easily make your way between the different areas of the Val Gardena - beginners will enjoy the sunny slopes of Alpe di Siusi or Plan de Gralba, while the more advanced skiers will enjoy one of the longest slopes in the Dolomites, La Longia in Seceda.

Cosy and traditional

The Oswald retains its charm, the cosy rooms are spacious, and furnished with warm wood throughout and many of them have lovely views of the resort and surrounding mountains. The elegant public areas are ideal for catching up with friends and family, head up to the lounge and enjoy the mountain views from the conservatory or enjoy a drink in the cosy bar area. 

Alpine specialities

You can enjoy delicious dishes at the Restaurant Oswald. Start your day off at the breakfast buffet which includes local breads, typical alpine cheeses and cold cuts, pastries and other seasonal produce. Look forward to a delicious evening meal in the elegant dining area, the seasonal four course menu is inspired by the local Ladino flavours and tastes of the Mediterranean. Once a week there is a Tyrolean theme night, so you can taste some of the regions specialities. There is an excellent wine menu too, be sure to ask the staff for their recommendation. 

Wellness Area

When you get back, try and get some time in the spa - there's nothing better than soothing tired legs in the whirlpool or steam room. The wellness area also features a sauna, solebath and whirlpool. Give your achy ski legs a break and book a massage or treatment with the masseur, its a little extra cost but well worth it.

Exclusive to Inghams

As a ski specialist tour operator we carefully select the very best accommodation in our resorts and package them with flights and transfers, so that you can make the most of your holiday. We have an exclusive agreement with Hotel Oswald the only UK tour operator to package and sell holidays here - all the more reason to book with Inghams today!

Added value

Free daily tea and cake from 3pm - 5pm

Free night available for arrivals 14 Dec 24, 15 Mar & 22 Mar 25


Set in the Südtirol’s charming Gardena valley, Selva is a gateway to the famous Sellaronda skiing circuit, where you can ski around the gigantic limestone monoliths of the Gruppo Sella. This delightful and not particularly challenging 25 mile tour can be achieved fairly easily in a day. Selva, part of Dolomiti Superski, the largest lift system in Europe, combines the best of Italian and South Tyrolean traditions for a unique ski holiday experience. It offers unbeatable quantity and variety of skiing right on its doorstep, a paradise for dedicated skiers of all levels.

The picturesque old town of Ortisei, the main community and cultural centre of Val Gardena, with its own small ski area, is both chic and traditional, with a picturesque town centre. Ortisei links easily with Selva’s pistes whilst its local Alpe di Siusi ski area is also well-known for its cross-country trails and a thrilling six kilometre toboggan run. Val Gardena is the venue for one of the early World Cup meetings each season. The Saslong downhill run to Santa Cristina - with its famous "camel bumps" - is where the men's downhill event on Mount Ciampinoi takes place.

Skiing levels
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 175 km
Runs 56 99 13
Longest run 10 Km

1 in Plan de Gralba area and 1 in Alpe de Suisi

Lifts Drag lifts 24, Chairlifts 43, Cablecars 2
Slope direction N,S
Ski/resort bus True
  • No. of rooms: 58
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Tourist tax of €3.40 per person per night payable locally directly to hotel.


Comfort Twin Rooms are traditionally decorated, 30m², and sleep up to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed - only available when booking for three or four people).

Comfort Single Rooms are similar style and around 21m².

Bedroom Facilities

  • Balcony
  • Bath or shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 3
  • Access ramp: No
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
Val Gardena Local Pass Low £224 £317 £286
High £248 £352 £317

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


13+ years

Skis Blue £94
Red £122
Black £154
Skis & boots Blue £141
Red £167
Black £199
Snowboard & boots Red £186

Equipment information

  • Free equipment hire for all children 12 years and under - must be pre-booked before departing on holiday
  • 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

6 days £291 £238


Snowboard tuition


6 - 12 years


13+ years

6 days £238 £238

Tuition information

  • Guests staying at the Chalet Soldanella tuition may differ to website, please call to confirm duration and prices.
  • Adult ski tuition runs Sunday - Thursday 10am - 1pm, Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Child ski tuition runs Sunday to Wednesday 10am-1pm, Thursday & Friday 10am - 4pm (lunch is included on Thursday & Friday)
  • Snowboard tuition runs Sunday - Wednesday 9.30am - 12.30pm, Thursday & Friday 9.30am - 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: 11.755929
Latitude: 46.556278

  • Located in the centre of Selva
  • 350 metres to Ciampinoi gondola
  • 300 metres to ski hire shop
  • Free hotel shuttle to lifts in mornings
  • 400 metres to ski school and nursery slope
  • Bus stop directly outside hotel
  • Spa with sauna, steam room and whirlpool (treatments are payable locally)
  • First floor conservatory and lounge
  • Shuttle to lifts in the mornings 
  • Heated boot room

Family Facilities

  • Play area (un-supervised)
  • Cots are available from €25 per day (payable locally)
  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs in restaurant

Start your day with a buffet breakfast in the panoramic dining room. Choose between pastries, cakes, local bread from the bakery, homemade jams, yogurts,  meats and cheeses, and freshly prepared egg dishes.

You'll get a choice of four courses for dinner with local and international dishes available. There's a weekly Tyrolean dinner and a great wine list to complement your meal.

Complimentary tea and cake is served every day between 3pm and 5pm.  


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

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

Special diets are available on a request basis. Catering for dietary allergies will need to be checked before booking.

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Total price from
per person from £1199
Includes £280pp discount
14/12/2024 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
Hotel Oswald
The Dolomites Ski Area, Selva
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