Hotel Fanes

Dolomites, Italy

From £1800 per person in low season
From £2400 per person in high season

based on 7 nights

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per person based on 2 adults for 7 nights in a Ladina Double Room and including half board and private transfers.

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At a Glance

  • Stunning location above San Cassiano with views over the Dolomites

  • Faultless service and warm Italian hospitality

  • Gastronomic cuisine from breakfast through to dinner

  • Staff give guests tips of where the best places are to ski each day

  • Complimentary and efficient shuttle service to the lifts

  • Truly exceptional Spa - making the Hotel Fanes a leading wellness centre in the Dolomites

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The climate in Alta Badia is a typical alpine microclimate - winters are long and cold and from December to February average temperatures are below zero and night time temperatures can fall to minus 20°C. There are great differences between daytime and night time temperatures. Winters are snowy but approximately 100 days of sunshine between December and March is the norm.

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Insider's View

The 'shoe' bath in one of the chalets has to be the best bath I have ever seen!

Each area of the restaurant is named after the mountain it faces. My personal favourite was Lagaceo which is cosy and faces up the valley.

Make sure you're in the bar on Sunday nights for Prosecco and finger food before dinner.

Art lovers, be sure to check the new art gallery out opening 2017, with pieces available to view and buy.

Homemade cakes are a welcome treat in the afternoon after an exhausting day on the slopes

Ask at reception for a tour of the family farm house where you can see local cheese being made

There are original parts of the hotel which dates back to the 1560's.

Try the Finnish sauna followed by a dip in the plunge pool! Great for the circulation!

Book a mountain guide for a day or two to help you plan your week in this extensive ski area. There is so much to ski!

Challenge yourself to ski the Sella Ronda twice in a day!

Fanes has a 2000 sqm spa with indoor and outdoor pool and saunas. The elevated position in the village means the mountain views are spectacular, especially from the outdoor Jacuzzi!

To start planning your holiday to Hotel Fanes


Hotel Fanes, with its spectacular setting in the heart of the Dolomiti Superski area, is a comfortable and luxurious hotel, perfect for families. Fabulous Italian hospitality and spectacular views make this hotel a little jewel in the Dolomites.

The family run Hotel Fanes Dolomiti enjoys an amazing location overlooking the quiet village of San Cassiano and the impressive peaks of the Dolomites. Guests are given warm welcomes and nothing is too much trouble for any of the staff here. The service, food and location here makes guests and their children return year after year.

Rooms are comfortable and stylishly decorated, and the restaurants, bar and living areas are cosy and welcoming. The newly built chalets are the perfect option for guests looking for more spacious and luxurious accommodation. The food here is truly delicious and a treat for those who love Italian food. There's a huge choice at breakfast which sets you up for the day and fine dining in the evening using only the best quality ingredients. On your return from the slopes, you'll find a feast awaiting you, with sandwiches, cold meats, cheese and cakes all presented beautifully.

The extensive Spa is definitely worth a visit, with a huge range of treatments, made all the more special with its floor to ceiling windows and views of the mountains. The addition of the new (2017) 'Sky Pool' and jacuzzi really top this off as, the 25m outdoor pool, set alongside the jacuzzi on a raised platform, is where you can swim lengths or sit and sip a cocktail and admire the panoramic views.

The hotel is located a short drive away from the lifts, and guests have use of the complimentary and very efficient shuttle service direct to the Piz Sorega lifts in just a few minutes, as well as the lifts for the legendary Sella Ronda ski tour. Staff will give you tips for the best slopes of the day, and you can book private instructors or a guide direct from the hotel.

The Dolomites are situated in the Southern Alps in the north of Italy. The ski domain is known as the Dolomiti Superski and consists of 460 lifts and 760 miles of ski runs. The area consists of 12 valleys all accessible under one ski pass and there is enough different terrain to suit all levels of skier.

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The choice of rooms is extensive and all have views of the mountains or over the valley. The decoration ranges from traditional Tyrolean to the more eclectic.

The newly built chalets offer more spacious accommodation and are ideal for guests wanting to feel a little more independent but still enjoy the fabulous hotel facilities.

Standard room

These are simple yet comfortable double rooms with en-suite, and views over the mountains.

Garden Suite

The Garden Suite, 60 sqm, features a double bedroom with walk in wardrobe, one double room with bunk bed, open plan living room and access to the garden terrace with panoramic view. The large bathroom has a bath, seperate shower, toilet and double basins.

Ladina Room

The spacious Suredl rooms have a double bed, en-suite bathroom and a balcony with a view over the valley.

Junior Suite

The Junior Suites have a double bed, separate living room, whirlpool bath, fridge bar, and a view over the mountains. Some of the suites have a balcony.

Junior Suite Panoramica

At approximately 60 sqm this suite has a double bedroom with a separate living room, bathroom with shower and panoramic views from the balcony of the Falzarego mountain pass and the village. For 2-4 guests.

Piz la Ila

Double room of approximately 45/55m2 with bath and shower, separated WC, mini bar, walk-in wardrobe and balcony with a view of the mountains.

Piz La Ila Superior

A larger suite at approximatley 45/70m2 these spacious suites have a double bed, en-suite bath and shower unit with a separate WC and bidet, living area, mini bar and a balcony or veranda with a view over the valley

Stria - Putia

The very spacious and luxurious Stria - Putia suites have two bedrooms, walk-in wardrobe, mini-bar and a balcony with sauna and a panoramic view.

Star in the sky - Blue Cloud

This superior and spacious suite has a double bed, separate living room with fireplace, romantic bath with dome lighting, wooden bath tub and shower unit, separate WC and bidet, fridge-bar and a balcony with a view over the valley.

Natura Loft

Measuring an incredible 100m2 in the seven Natura Lofts which newly opened in Winter 14/15. Each loft has a living area with balcony and fireplace, its own Finnish Sauna, shower and freestanding bath. The sofa can convert into a bed sleeping one extra person. All have wonderful views over the village of San Cassiano.

Dolomites Mountain Spa Suite

Measuring an incredible 100m2, these suites offer spacious accommodation for up to four guests. Each suite has a living area with panoramic balcony views, personal Finnish Sauna and spacious marble bathroom with separate toilet and shower Lasa.


There is a fantastic children's miniclub (4 years+) in the hotel which is staffed from Sunday to Friday and open from 3pm - 10pm. With an arrange of activities on offer from an indoor climbing frame to its very own juice bar, little ones will certainly be kept entertained for hours on end!


The amazing Spa at the Fanes is a class above the rest. With its pine sauna, salt bath, sanarium, Turkish steam bath, brine Jacuzzi, panoramic relaxation room, indoor pool and outdoor brine pool, Alpine sauna in the garden and amazing range of treatments, you might never get out onto the slopes.



Grace Holton (Staff)

The Fanes is a fantastic family friendly hotel with superb facilities. Upon entering the hotel, you will find the spacious sunken lounge and bar area, perfect for an aperitif! The spa is large with an indoor and outdoor pool, making its great for kids. Theres a supervised kids club too in the afternoon, with windows all around facing the mountains.

What I really like about the Fanes is the wide range of rooms available, meaning it suits both couples, and families alike. For the ultimate in luxury, go for the Natura Loft. Its open plan with a Finnish sauna, free standing bath and very cool fireplace. The chalets are a great option for families too.


Norton Family - February 2016 (Guest)

What a truly lovely hotel! Amazing spa and wellness area and I don't really do spas! Fantastic attitude from staff towards us as a family, so friendly and relaxed. Food was superb and shuttle bus service was faultless. Great resort too.


Kirsty Edwards (Staff)

The Fanes has a wonderful location perched above the lovely village of San Cassiano and exudes such a friendly welcome from the moment you walk through the door. The fact that it has its own children's club makes it ideal for families but its the range of accommodation that really wows. The 'chalets' in the grounds are fantastic - more contemporary in style with wonderful views. One of them even has a shoe-shaped bathtub!


  • Day Trip to Kronplatz

    Enjoy the breath-taking views of the Dolomites at the Lumen Museum and AlpiNN Restaurant, located at the summit of Plan de Corones in Kronplatz.

  • First World War Ski Tour in the Dolomites

    Add a cultural element to your skiing and discover the instrumental part the Dolomites played in the First World War. This 80km ski tour is over 4 days and features fascinating remnants of the war combined with spectacular ski slopes and scenery.

  • Lagazuoi Hidden Valley Ski Circuit

    A unique experience skiing the hidden valley of the Lagazuoi mountain, you will ascend the Lagazuoi peak at 2,778m, by cable car and then ski down into the valley to be met by a horse and sleigh to tow you back to the village.

  • Mountain rifugios

    An overnight stay in a mountain 'rifugio' is a must when spending time in the Dolomites. These rifugios (refuges) differ in the facilities that they offer; some are quite basic, some are more luxurious.

  • Ski the Sella Ronda

    Ski mountaineering in The Dolomites is usually a demanding activity and certainly not for beginners, however The Dolomites offer a ski touring experience with a difference that everyone can enjoy - the Sella Ronda circuit.

  • Sunrise Breakfast in a Mountain Hut

    Experience sunrise over the Dolomites and skiing the pristine slopes of Alta Badia first, as well as a delicious breakfast in a typical mountain hut.

Location & directions

Dolomites, Italy

Not far from the Austrian border, the Hotel Fanes is in the heart of the Italian Dolomites in the tiny village of San Cassiano in Badia. The Dolomites are a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

How to get there

From London it is a 2-hour flight, followed by a 1-hour 45-minute private transfer from Innsbruck or a 3-hour one from Venice.

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