Hotel Cristallo

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A Leading Hotel of the World, Cristallo Hotel Golf & Spa is the epitome of grandiose turn of the century design, located superbly in the majestic Dolomite mountain range surrounding Cortina D’Ampezzo. Built in 1901, the luxurious five-star art nouveau hotel was a favorite stop on the Grand Tour for the European aristocracy, and revered for its intimate location encircled by picturesque woods and stunning views of the Tofane mountains. Through the decades the hotel hosted esteemed dignitaries and members of royalty before becoming a beloved winter retreat for some of entertainment and fashion’s most famous faces, including Ira von Furstenberg, Brigitte Bardot, and Frank Sinatra.

The hotel offers 74 guests rooms, each elegantly appointed with classical furnishings and charming design touches, such as intricate wood paneling, hand painted ceilings, crystal chandeliers and plush textiles. Deluxe room amenities includes spacious Carrara marble bathrooms, luxury toiletries, minibars, LCD televisions, safe deposit boxes and Wifi. A stellar property highlight is the world-class Transvital Swiss Beauty center, with outstanding views of the Dolomites. Whether relaxing with an exclusive beauty or massage treatment, luxuriating within the Thermarium, which includes a Panoramic Swimming pool, Sauna, Turkish Bath, Emotional showers, and Relax area, or visiting the exclusive Aldo Coppola Atelier salon, guests are pampered at every turn. Four gourmet restaurants ensure guests a plethora of dining options, including the Gazebo Restaurant encircling diners in crystal-clear glass and serving an ever changing menu of quality ingredients, the elegant Veranda restaurant celebrating Italian cuisine, the historic La Stube 1872 honoring the authentic flavors of Cortina d’Ampezzo, and the Cantuccio, or Chef’s Private Table, an exclusive dining experience where guests can delight in a tasting menu prepared by the Executive chef.