Rosa Alpina - Summer
San Cassiano, Dolomites
When the snow melts, the Dolomites become a beautiful playground for active types and those seeking a peaceful and picturesque escape. The Rosa Alpina will accommodate your every need at the highest level while you explore the stunning mountain paradise.
At a Glance
Stunning and peaceful location in the Dolomites
Good choice of restaurants, with the two Michelin starred St Hubertus
Good range of activities locally for all the family
Beautifully appointed spa, with extensive range of treatments
Family run hotel, renowned for its wonderful service and hospitality
Two different wellness areas means families can enjoy time together or adults can relax on their own
The hotel's two restaurants are fantastic. The Wine Bar & Grill has great fresh pasta dishes and very tasty steaks. St Hubertus has two Michelin stars!Kate Newman
Why not spend a night in their mountain cabin at no extra charge, you can choose a night during your stay to go up and sleep under the stars! They can even arrange a private BBQ and breakfast for you.Kate Newman
Meet our specialists
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your summer vacation to the Rosa Alpina
Rosa Alpina is a charming hotel located in the quaint village of San Cassiano in the Italian Dolomites along with Chalet Zeno, which is also owned by Rosa Alpina. With fabulous restaurants, a wonderful spa with two different wellness areas and beautifully designed rooms, it is a perfect haven to return to after a day exploring the mountains.
The timeless elegance of the rooms, furnished with wood, linen and marble, reflect the hotel’s natural surroundings. The living area is furnished with authentic local antiques and the bathrooms have a ceramic or marble bath. The Suites are furnished according to different themes which refer to the local culture and include a comfortable sitting area with sofa and dispose in part of a fireplace or tiled stoves.
Located in the basement of the main building, the spa offers a full range of luxurious treatments, complemented by the two different wellness areas. The wellness area for families includes a swimming pool and saunas and the Wellness Wing is for guests aged 16 and over and includes a new indoor pool, saunas, gym and relaxation area. The wellness areas are the perfect place to unwind and indulge your senses.
The outstanding restaurants range from Michelin-star cuisine, to simple Alpine and Italian specialties. At the Wine Bar & Grill delicious pizzas are cooked in wood oven fire and a fantastic breakfast buffet is served at Limonaia restaurant. If you wish to sample traditional Ladin cuisine then you can try “Turtres” (a kind of stuffed crullers) or “Cajinci” (stuffed pasta pockets similar to ravioli) and dessert could be apple strudel or “Kiachln” (like a donut).
The Dolomites are situated in the southern Alps in the north of Italy and are very popular for road and mountain bikers along with hikers. The hikes available vary from family friendly to more challenging options where a mountain guide can be arranged through the concierge. The ski domain is known as the Dolomiti Superski and consists of 460 lifts and 760 miles of ski runs during the winter months. During the summer, the Dolomites turn from white to green and 10 chairlifts remain open to take walkers up the mountain. Enjoy a wide range of activities from paragliding to white-water rafting, which can be organized directly through the hotel.
The Rosa Alpina is also ideal for skiing in Winter.
Some De Luxe rooms have a south facing balcony and some have a more spacious living area and bathroom. The bathrooms have a ceramic or marble bath and living area is furnished with authentic local antiques. Suites are furnished according to different themes which refer to the local culture. They include a comfortable sitting area with sofa, the bathrooms feature walk-in showers, bath tub and double basins. The Rosa Alpina has a number of Suites and rooms that can interconnect which is ideal for families.
|De Luxe Rooms||
The De Luxe Double Rooms, sized 30 - 41 m², either have a south facing balcony or have a more spacious living area and bathroom.
Sacious and elegantly decorated the Suites are 43 – 50 m². They are equipped with a stylish living area, twin beds, some have a balcony. The spacious bathrooms feature bathtub, walk-in shower and double basins.
Suites are 44-58m² and the living area can be separated from the bedroom and are themed with the local culture. Including a comfortable sitting area with sofa some Suites are on two floors. The bathrooms feature walk-in showers, bath tub and double basins.
|Luxury Chalet Loft Suite||
Each of the state-of-the-art Châlet Loft Suites in the wooden Chalet wing are exquisitely unique and designed using elements of the region.
The Châlet Loft Suites are open-plan and sized around 50 m² with a 10 m² terrace facing south. Each has flat-screen televisions, stereos and high speed internet access.
They feature a relaxing sitting area and natural wooden floors from an ancient Austrian farm house which add warmth to the sophisticated accommodation. Supremely relaxing beds with luxurious touches and indulgent and spacious marble bathrooms with hammam showers and bathtub complement this very special hotel experience.
The spacious Penthouse Suite is located on the fourth floor of the “Engelstrakt” wing, with two-bedroom plus staff room. It offers a residential setting with fully equipped kitchen, spacious living area for relaxation and entertaining with a cosy fire-place. Views of the mountain can be enjoyed from both inside and out.
The living area features a fireplace, dining table and a double sofa bed and is equipped with large LCD TV, DVD, Wii console for entertainment, two further TVs are in the bedrooms. The dining table seats up to six people and the Bulthaup kitchen is fully equipped. A chef and waiter are available for private dinners upon request as well as for wine tastings and cooking classes.
Additional amenities include direct dial dual-line telephones, high-speed Internet access, in-room safe, a built-in work area and oversized closets.
Two bathrooms with separate deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower and WC.
Children are given a typically Italian welcome at the Rosa Alpina. There is a children's playroom and a very good children's menu. During the summer months, children have dinner for free (eating from the children's menu), and this can be served from 6pm.
The Rosa Alpina has buggies for guests' use, so just let us know if you need one, and we can arrange it with the hotel. They also have mountain bikes for kids for complimentary use.
There are many easy walks for families with children, animal parks and the adventure park in nearby Colfosco (10 minutes by car from San Cassiano). The local tourist board organizes a summer activity program for children, which the hotel can give you information on and help organize if you'd like your children to take part. You will also find a lot of playgrounds up in the mountains, which are easily accessible with a buggy.
Guests have a choice of formal, gourmet dining at St Hubertus which is the hotel's two Michelin-starred restaurant, the Wine Bar & Grill which is a stylish but informal restaurant serving an authentic menu or the Fondue Stube. A rich and healthy breakfast buffet is also served at Limonaia. The Spa and Wellness area has an indoor swimming pool and saunas available for families to use as well as a new area dedicated to guests above 16 years with an indoor heated swimming pool, saunas, gym and relaxation area.
A small, intimate restaurant serving cheese and meat fondue as well as chocolate fondue. Ideal after a full day's activities. Fondues need to be pre-booked before 5pm.
Where breakfast is served with fresh baked breads and pastries in front of panoramic windows. Also offers gluten free products.
With Norbert Niederkofler as head chef this is a 2 Michelin starred restaurant with gourmet dining.
|Wine Bar and Grill||
An informal restaurant serving grilled meat and vegetables along with home made pasta dishes, rich salads and local specialties.
|Wellness area for adults only||
Swimming pool, relaxation area, Finnish and bio saunas, hammam, gym and herbal tea corner.
The Dolomites is a haven for those who enjoy being active and outdoors, with its many hiking and biking trails and plenty of other activities on offer.
Complimentary hiking sticks and maps, bottled water and bicycle hire – the Rosa Alpina will provide easy-to-follow routes ranging from beginner to difficult. Local mountain guides are available for walking and climbing.
For something a bit different or a special occasion the mountain lodge at 2000m may be hired for a day with fresh food delivered for guests to cook on the grill. The table is set and guests are then left to their own private time.
9 hole golf and paragliding can be arranged through the concierge.
Location & Directions
San Cassiano, Dolomites
Not far from the Austrian border, the Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa 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 summer is a beautiful time to visit the Dolomites and Alps. The climate is sunny and warm, with cool crisp evenings.