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Hotel Biancaneve

Sestrière,
 Italy
Your holiday includes
  • Flights from Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham
  • Resort transfers
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Half board meals
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Afternoon tea
About the hotel
  • Panoramic views of the slopes
  • Ideal for groups & families with kids
  • International & traditional cuisine
  • Traditional bar & cosy lounge area
  • 600m to the lifts
About the resort
  • 400km ski area
  • Resort altitude: 2035m
  • Good snow record
  • Great for intermediate & advanced
  • Relaxed après scene
  • Short transfer

The Biancaneve is perfectly placed in a quiet and sunny spot right on the edge of Sestrière, so throughout your whole stay you'll be surrounded by the stunning panoramic views of the slopes.

 

The hotel has a traditional feel and the owners are particularly proud of bringing that traditional character into the menus of the restaurant. They offer up traditional and international cuisine and it's all accompanied by a fantastic selection of wines from the Piedmont region.

 

 

When you aren't filling up on their fantastic foods, you can head to the bar for a relaxing drink or go straight to the lounge with a book for some downtime. There's a TV room as well, and a sauna is available at a local charge. There's a handy little internet corner too, and ski storage is free to use at the base of the slopes.

 

 

From the hotel to…

Nearest lift: 600m

Tuition meeting point: 600m

Resort centre: 400m

 

 

About the resort

As one of the highest ski resorts in Italy,  Sestrière has got it all - excellent snow conditions, a laid back feel, 400km of beautifully pisted runs and a chilled out aprés-ski scene that visitors love. It's a cosmopolitan sort of place, boasting genuine Italian hospitality and some good shopping too.

 

 

The resort sits at 2035m and is just above the treeline. This is the place where you can ski until your legs can't ski anymore - then soak up the sun and have a few aperitivos. Intermediates should try skiing to Montgenèvre in France for the day, a real leg burner!

 

After hours there is a smattering of nightclubs to while away the hours in with a few drinks and a lively atmosphere. And then there's the boutique shopping, which proves to be very popular.

 

Resort stats

Area size: 400km

Resort altitude: 1509m

Skiing altitude: 1390m to 2825m

Number of runs: 214

Range of runs: 25% green/blue, 55% red and 20% black

Lifts: 45 drags, 36 chairs, 1 gondola and 1 cable car

Night skiing: No

Snowmaking: 32% of runs covered

 

 

Food and drink

The Hotel Biancaneve serves up half board meals. You'll have a continental breakfast in the morning and a four-course dinner at night. The evening meal also comes with a choice for both the first and second course.

 

You'll love the restaurant - the owners pride themselves on their cuisine, and the menus are bursting with traditional and international dishes, as well as fantastic regional wines. Your Christmas and New Year meals are included too.

 

 

Rooms

The Biancaneve's 51 room are simply furnished and well-appointed. You'll have a choice between twin, triple and four-bedded rooms that come with a twin bed and set of bunk beds. All of the rooms have a shower and a TV. 

 

 

Hotel features

Official rating: ***

Panoramic views of the slopes

Traditional bar and restaurant

Comfortable lounge

TV room

Free ski storage

Internet corner

Sauna for a local charge

 

 

Travel info

Departure airports: Gatwick, Manchester or Birmingham

Departure day: Sunday

Arrival airport: Turin

Flight duration: 1 hour 55 minutes to 2 hours 20 minutes

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 minutes