We stayed in the Sport in Jan 2010 and I was a little apprehensive having read some of the reviews. The hotel is quite basic, but more than adequate. It's owned by Marilyn who is English and her Italian husband. Her husband and sons are local ski school instructors, so great for advice for where to go on the mountain and where is best to eat etc. There is ski storage and boot storage in reception, and the hotel is a short (uphill) walk to the Clotes lift.
The food wasn't amazing, but it did get better during the week.
The service from Marilyn and her family is amazing, we had a minor issue with having no heating one night, we mentioned it to Marilyn and not only was the problem resolved that night, but she gave us some free drinks at dinner too!
I would expect even the most basic hotel this close to the lifts to be much more expensive, so value for money is, in my opinion, excellent.
Some reviews have mentioned noise from Paddy's, but to be honest, I wonder why anyone who is that bothered about noise would book themselves into a hotel above an Irish bar??? As it was, we were in a room at the front of the hotel, and we barely hear anything from Paddy's.
I would both stay at the Sport again, and recommend it to friends.
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