A seductive blend of alpine tradition and contemporary comforts, Hotel Fanes in Alta Badia, occupies an elevated and sun-blessed location, with spellbinding views across the UNESCO-listed Dolomite Mountains. The hotel prides itself on its welcoming ambience and nothing is too much trouble for the friendly staff. With a stylish modern décor, this 5-star hotel places an emphasis on wellbeing through sensory pleasures and is noted for both its cuisine and spa facilities.
All rooms and suites have a generously sized and furnished balcony with wonderful mountain views. The vibe is high end, but still comfortable and cosy. Amenities include Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, safety deposit box and ensuite bathroom with shower. Both Standard and Ladina Double Rooms sleep up to two guests or trade up to either the Double Room Piz La Ila or the Double Room Piz La Ila Superior, which can both sleep up to four.
There are various Junior Suites which can accommodate up to four guests. Romantic souls can opt for the Romantic Junior Suite with round bed and separate dressing room, or for a separate living room book a Panorama or Superior Junior Suite. For an indulgent stay, the Suite Stria Putia features two bedrooms and private sauna with wonderful views. There also are several speciality suites sleeping between two and four guests. Additional benefits include private saunas, Turkish bath, outdoor Jacuzzis, freestanding bathtubs, Nespresso coffee machines, and more of a residential feel.
Hotel Fanes also has a series of charming and stylish chalets which sleep between two and five guests. Additional features can include bunk bedrooms for children, large living room with fireplace, marble bathroom, feature freestanding bathtubs, and large panoramic terrace with sauna and whirlpool tub.
The hotel restaurant O KM offers authentic regional cuisine using the highest quality local ingredients and has an enviable reputation for excellence. The all-inclusive offering comprises a substantial breakfast buffet, extensive lunch buffet, afternoon tea, 5-course gourmet dinner, speciality cheese and dessert buffets and a gala dinner. The wine cellar plays host to an impressive range of Italian wines and the experienced sommelier will be more than happy to advise on wine pairings.
Adult guests can enjoy the Sky Pool, an infinity pool with 360-degree panoramic views and there is also a heated outdoor pool, an outdoor whirlpool tub and an indoor pool with massage jets. With a focus on wellness, Fanes Spa includes a large rotating sauna, along with several other types of sauna and steam baths. The relaxation areas feature heated water beds, open fireplaces, a peaceful terrace and a juice and herbal tea bar for guests to rehydrate. Beauty treatments and massage are also available.
There is a Miniclub for children over four years, which is chargeable. Fanes also has a heliport, Tesla charging station and a free and continuous shuttle service to and from the Piz Sorega cable car, which takes guests up to the Alta Badia ski carousel.
Hotel Fanes is a five-minute walk from San Cassiano in Alta Badia, South Tyrol, located on a sunny alpine meadow slope below the Fanes Massif with superb Dolomite views. Close to the Austrian border, Innsbruck is the nearest international airport with a 2-hr 10-minute transfer. Alternatively, Venice Airport is around a 2-hr 40-minute drive away.