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Hotel Fanes

Dolomites, Italy

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.

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 center in the Dolomites

Family, Ski

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

Scott Dunn team

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

Jenny James

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

Kate Newman

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

Grace Holton

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

Katherine Gotla

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

Grace Holton

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

Jenny James

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

Clare Leigh

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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!

Clare Leigh

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

Clare Leigh

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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!

Jenny James

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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.


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.


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


The Fanes rooms have a double bed, whirlpool bath and a view over the valley or the mountains.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

When to go

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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