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Hotel Rododendro
Reviewed 4 March 2008

I spent a week in hotel Rododendro in January 2008. I booked this holiday via Crystal Ski.

Overall it's a nice hotel for its price. The rooms are ok, not very pretty but generally clean. The bathroom is ok and clean. You can notice some damp on the wall though.

The food in this hotel is what you usually get in Italy. For breakfast: cereals, rolls, ham/chees, jams, honey. And obviously a croissant. No eggs or vegetables/fruit. Dinner is 3 course (to choose the day before), usually quite ok. Tip: "Melted cheese" is really cheese melted on semolina ;-) The waiters didin't speak English too well so they couldn't explain some meals.

There is a Ski lock in this hotel which is good. However the heaters to dry boots are not really efficient. Every morning our boots were wet inside-not pleasant at all!!

The location of this hotel is very good. It's close to the bus stop (opposite) and 5min walk to the main square with ice sculpture.

But don't expect night life in this resort, the town is dead, literally people just disappear in the evenings. Not good fun for party animals.

The resort is great meaning pistes and runs. Extremely varied!

  • Stayed: January 2008, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 January 2008

Similar to other 3* hotels in Italy - it grew on me over the week. Got a deal at the end of the 2007 ski season so it was great value for money, but if I had paid the full brochure price I may have expected a little more, so to be a fair comparison, will say it is average/ above average.

The room was at the back of the hotel – no balcony, away from the road, very clean, quiet, comfortable, spacious and light with a nice view. Bathroom was typical 3* Italian, small shower, no bath, plenty hot water. Lots of clean towels - Italian style (enormous tea towels).

Bar was comfortable and spacious with good selection of drinks from wheat beers to cocktails, similar price to on the mountain.
Continental breakfast buffet 7-9:30 - croissant, ham, jam, cheese, bread roll each, not a wide selection and probably not for you if you like a large or a cooked breakfast. Packed breakfast on day of leaving was a ham sandwich when unwrapped, so vegetarians beware.

Evening meal – starter buffet, choice of first and second course and dessert. Vegetarian choice was limited, but you can have an omelette of choice or pasta etc. which was fine by me, and they did ask me what I would like to eat, and they would cook it. I think food was an area where some people were disappointed, as some of the 'meat eaters' had higher expectations for their meals (although I believe most of us there had got the same cheap deal). The area is popular with Austrians so the menu seemed to be a curious mix of Austrian inspired Italian with a lot of pork. Dessert choice was limited to fruit and ice cream on a couple of days. Free carafe of wine was included in the tour operator deal and the waiter happily supplied white wine for me in place of the red. It also said free mineral water, but I'm sure it was tap water.
As this seems to be a family hotel, if you need pillows/towels etc just find someone in the restaurant or behind the bar and they help.
There is a gym/sauna in the basement which I didn't use.
Heated boot room is free. It has keypad access and is locked overnight so make sure you get your ski gear out the night before for early departures.

Supermarket and cashpoint are just up the road. The ski bus stops over the road, and it is a 10-15 min walk to cable car. You can stay on the bus straight to Canazei and start from there. Great ski area where most of the crowds are on the Sella Ronda circuit. The Dolomiti superski pass is well worth it and you can buy it online before you go.
Campitello village is very quiet. Canazei is a 20 minutes walk but there is limited public transport in evening. 
Mountain restaurants have quite good prices, drinks and food, and there are some good bars at the top of the ski stations to finish the day in, just before you come down.

  • Stayed: March 2007, travelled with friends
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  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled with friends
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Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 October 2017
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Room Tip: anche le stanze vista statale sono silenziose
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Stayed: December 2016
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Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Address: Strada Dolomites 45, 38031, Campitello di Fassa, Italy
Region: Italy > Trentino-Alto Adige > Province of Trento > Campitello di Fassa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Spa Hotel in Campitello di Fassa
Price Range: £66 - £162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rododendro 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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