Hotel Cesa Tyrol - Canazei

  • The Dolomites Ski Area, Italy, Val di Fassa (Canazei & Campitello)

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Hotel Cesa Tyrol's recently been renovated and is a stunning combination of modern alpine interior design and traditional, cosy wood panelled rooms. The Soraruf family have been running the hotel for over 40 years, so they know exactly how to treat their guests. The family atmosphere will make you feel right at home and its quiet, scenic location is the ultimate retreat.

Less than a ten minute walk from the centre of Canazei, this is the ideal location if you like being close to town. The hotel has a free shuttle which will take you to and from the ski lifts, giving you easy access to Canazei's fantastic ski area! There's also a bus stop nearby, which is useful if you want to explore the other towns in the Val di Fassa.

If you want to take a day to relax when you're not out on the mountains there are plenty of activities to try. The spa has a steam room and kneipp bath or you can relax in the outdoor panoramic whirlpool. You also have to check out the new panoramic Finnish sauna with stunning mountain views. There's even a games room with table tennis, darts and a two-lane bowling alley (payable locally). There's a little bar down here too, so you can enjoy a drink as you play. 

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours 45 mins by coach from Innsbruck airport.

Added value

Free night available for arrivals on 17 Dec 22 & 18, 25 Mar & 01 Apr 23 (min 7 night stay)

Group discount available (min 28 guests)

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 57
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 4

Local Fees and Taxes

Resort tourist tax of €2.50 per person per night payable locally direct to hotel.

Rooms

Comfort rooms are about 28 and can sleep up to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed). They have a balcony with mountain views, TV, fridge, bath or shower and hairdryer.

Junior Suites are more spacious at about 40 and have a seating area. They sleep up to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed) and have a south-facing balcony.

Single Rooms are about 20 and have a balcony with mountain views. They are available on request, please call to book. 

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No
Val di Fassa (Canazei & Campitello)

The Val di Fassa sits within the Dolomiti Superski area, directly on the famous Sella Ronda circuit, and enjoys some spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Stretching 9km from Canazei to Pozza there are a number of small villages in between, Canazei and Campitello make fantastic bases for your trip to the Dolomiti Superski area.

Besides the obvious attractions of the enormous ski area offering more than 1,200km of pistes, renowned as an intermediate skiers heaven, Val di Fassa is also famous for Italian hospitality. Delicious restaurants serving local, home-cooked cuisine, you can expect a lively après ski scene and plenty of traditional culture and history.

Non-skiers can look forward to valley walks and cross-country trails. Canazei’s centre has shops, terrace cafes, and a unique indoor water park and spa centre.

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 120 km
Runs
27
40
7
Longest run 7 Km
Snowparks

1 snowpark.

Lifts Drag lifts 14, Chairlifts 28, Cablecars 5
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
Things to Do

Val di Fassa restaurants, food and drink

One of the main attractions of Canazei and the Dolomiti ski area is the many great restaurants to dine in. Being in Italy, Val di Fassa has a wonderful selection of pizzas, pasta and much more.

But one of the really fascinating things about this area is the mix of Italian and Austrian influence on the cuisine, and this is very noticeable as you ski around the Sella Ronda because you’ll ski in and out of two different Italian regions. So one mountain restaurant will serve pasta for lunch, and another will have goulash.

The local culture and language is called ‘Ladin’ and there are many local restaurants where you can sample the typical cuisine.

If you’re looking for something a little more along the lines of fine dining while you ski, then head over to Alta Badia area of the Sella Ronda (around La Villa , Badia etc.) where the mountain and village restaurants have gourmet ski food that is not to be missed during your stay.

The mountain restaurants are a must, with Baita Checco (above Vigo di Fassa) hailed as being ‘the best cooking in Val di Fassa’, and Baita Cuz on Pozza serving up some seriously lovely Ladin cuisine.

 

Val di Fassa après, bars, clubs and nightlife

Nightlife and ski culture in Canazei consists of celebrating a good day of skiing in the warm Italian mountain sun with a large glass of wine. Enoteca Valentini is the home to over 800 different kinds of wines and is owned and managed by a wine expert. 

The Rosengarten bar is a great spot for Apré especially cocktails. The Cliff bar has Austrian early evening style Apré and the Garni International slope side is popular with Inghams guests.   

There is Baita Cuz for some afternoon snow and sun basking, Into the night there is Paradis club, which is best described as a pub-disco-logcabin. The Kaiserkeller and The Hexen Klub (Tues, Thurs & Sat) both remain open late into the night. 

 

Val di Fassa shopping

All along the main street in Canazei (Via Roma) you will find a lively gaggle of shops and boutiques selling sporting goods, souvenirs, clothes and shoes, sweet treats, health foods and delicatessens with local food, as well as pharmacies and interior decorations.

If you are searching for a chemist, you will find the Farmacia Ladina on Strada Statale delle Dolomiti.

 

Val di Fassa spas and relaxation

Some of our Inghams partner hotels in Canazei and Pozza in Val di Fassa have some outstanding spa facilities on site. Some places have small indoor swimming pools, whereas others offer saunas, whirlpools, steam baths and Turkish baths. See individual hotels descriptions for full details.

If you’re looking for a real treat (you are going on holiday, after all!) then there is the Dolomia Spa thermal spa that resides in the Hotel Antico Bagno in Pozza. In Canazei there is the Dolaondes Aquatic Centre with Eghes Spa. Try one of the spas wonderful thermal treatments including mud therapy, balneotherapy and relaxing therapeutic massages.

 

Val di Fassa arts, culture and events

There are three museums in the Val di Fassa area that are worth a visit if you are interested in culture and history. The Museo Ladin de Fascia takes an intimate look at the ingenuous culture of the Ladin people- who lived and worked in the perilous mountain regions for hundreds of years. Museum of the Great War pays a humble tribute to the tenacious battles of the Great War when the Italian partisans fought the Austro-Hungarian Empire to keep control of their territory.

There are also lots of sporting events happening throughout the season in Val di Fassa including the Sella Ronda ski marathon, and the Marcialonga cross-country skiing competition in January. If an ice hockey match is on during your stay you should definitely wander along to watch- especially is there is a local derby when it gets really exciting!

Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £57 per person

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

Learn to Ski Pack
6 days local pass, 6 days 'Blue' skis & boots, 5 days tuition (2 hrs 45 mins per day)
Adult from £404

Learn to ski packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

Lift Passes Days Season Adult 
16-64yrs
Child
8-15yrs
Senior
65+
Dolomiti Superski Area Pass 6 L £194 £135 £174
M £249 £175 £225
H £278 £195 £249 
Val di Fassa Local Pass 6 L £165 £115 £149
M £213 £149 £192
H £237 £166 £213

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 £51 £79 £91
Skis & Boots £68 £105 £119
Snowboard & Boots - £87 -
Youth (6-12yrs) Skis & Boots - £48 -
Snowboard & Boots - £78 -
Child (3-5yrs) Skis/Boots - £48 -
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 4 2 hrs 45 mins per day £135 £142
Snowboard 4 2 hrs 45 mins per day £135 £135

Tuition starts on Mon except beginners who receive extra tuition on Sun

Ski School times: Mon - Wed 10am - 12.50pm, Thu 10am - 4pm

Snowboard School times: 10am - 12.50pm daily

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 the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking Garage (payable locally)
  • Two-lane bowling alley
  • Games Room with pinball, video games & table tennis
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Wellness area with sauna, steam room, kneipp bath, sensory showers, outdoor and indoor whirlpool
  • Massages (bookable locally)
  • Heated ski deposit room
Family Facilities
  • Cot charge of approx. €20 per day 
  • Play room
  • Games room
Meals

There is a breakfast buffet every morning. Wake up to the smell of pastries, toast and coffee and enjoy a colourful selection of fruit. There are also savoury options, including Italian meats, and cheeses. Hot options can also be requested at breakfast.

In the evening head to the restaurant for your four-course dinner. Choose your starter from the buffet and the rest is waiter service. The chef produces different menus each day specialising in re-vamped local, regional and national dishes. Once a week they have a themed gala dinner with a welcome drink and music.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking. The hotel are able to cater to most dietary requirements but they do not have a dedicated vegan menu. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 11.765225
  • Latitude: 46.478775
  • Location Description:
    • Free shuttle to the lifts from 8.15am to 11am and 3pm to lift closure (between 11am & 3pm the shuttle service is only available on request)
    • 100 metres to the resort bus stop
    • 500 metres to the centre of Canazei
    • 1.1 kilometres to the Pecol gondola

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£4236
per person from £1059
Includes £100pp discount
Hotel Cesa Tyrol - Canazei
Val di Fassa (Canazei & Campitello), The Dolomites Ski Area,Half Board
18/03/2023 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Gatwick
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