Adrenaline-fueled outdoor pursuits, vibrant night-life, or a romantic getaway, Cortina has something or everyone.
History and celebrities
Built in 1912 in an Art Nouveau style, the Grand Hotel Savoia has always been at the epicenter of the iconic town’s cultural and artistic heritage and has a remarkable history. The hotel recently underwent an extensive two year renovation that has modernized the hotel’s offerings while still preserving its unique identity. Located at the base of the dramatic Dolomite mountain range, the property offers guests the opportunity to enjoy all the rich, alpine beauty of their surroundings, as well as the sophisticated lifestyle of the local region.
Throughout its inspiring history, the hotel has played host to a number of distinguished guests and celebrities, from actors and artists, such as Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, and Leo Tolstoy, to statesmen and leaders such as Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. These are just a few of the many illustrious names that have been drawn to the hotel’s iconic style and impeccable service, as well as its positioning in the center of Cortina d’Ampezzo.
A stay at the Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d’Ampezzo presents an unforgettable natural balance of a well-appointed atmosphere combined with authentic local experiences that is the essence of exceptional living. Its prime location offers picturesque skiing, exclusive shopping venues and unique cultural opportunities.
Pet Friendly Hotel
Strategically positioned in the heart of Cortina, the pet-friendly hotel features breathtaking views of the Dolomites from many of the 132 guest rooms, including 16 junior suites, 9 suites and the ultraluxe Royal Suite Savoia. The interiors have been designed with sophisticated, modern décor, inspired by Italian design and the surrounding Dolomite landscape. A variety of textures and materials as well as light and earthy colors such as light green, dark grey, mocha and brown blend harmoniously throughout to reflect the splendor of this pristine alpine destination. Black and white works of art complete the look.
Restaurant and Bars
The hub of Cortina’s social, dining and entertainment scene, Grand Hotel Savoia offers an enlivening culinary visual experience. Guests are invited to dine at the property’s three unique culinary locations including the Ristorante Savoy for breakfast and dinner, the all-day 1224 Bar Lounge and Terrace and The Sports Bar.
The Ristorante Savoy is chic, but casual. A fireplace, and a hidden lighting set up that combines the use of tree trunks and perforated, geometric partitions, bring structure to the space, while cozy seats covered with soft fabrics make it comfortable. Chef Luigi Sarsano has created an exceptional and tantalizing Mediterranean focused menu with locally crafted flavors from the Ampezzo Valley, including nutritious wellness options and innovative international dishes to suit every taste.
The 1224 Bar Lounge and Terrace is the place to be and be seen, named after the altitude of Cortina, an ideal destination for après ski socializing, fashionable gatherings, or a place to unwind with friends and family. The interior and the outdoor terrace provide a captivating and happening ambiance, where guests can enjoy a selection of signature beverages, lunch, light snacks, coffee, and pastries, as well as afternoon tea. The menu takes inspiration from traditional Alpine dishes updated with modern flair and creativity. Cyclists can also take advantage of afternoon snacks post-cycling.
The Sports Bar is a luxury pub-style environment where sports lovers can indulge their energy and passion. The only one of its kind in Cortina, the Sports Bar is outfitted with the very latest audio-visual technology, the perfect spot to enjoy all the very best sporting moments.
Spa and treatments
Guests can relax in the intimate Savoia Spa which features Comfort Zone treatments, including restorative and energizing sports massages, as well as Comfort Zone products. A fitness area outfitted with Technogym equipment and an indoor heated pool is also available for guest’s enjoyment. The largest 5-star resort in Ampezzo valley, the hotel offers a covered parking for up to 120 vehicles and 600 sqm of hi-tech meeting and events space for the MICE market.
The hotel offers dedicated bike services for guests who are passionate about cycling. The property’s recently renovated bike storage room provides ample storing space and lockers to keep bikes and items safe. Guests can also take advantage of the hotel’s high quality laundry service for technical sportswear. Additionally, Grand Hotel Savoia has formed partnerships with expert bike leaders in the area who can provide rental assistance and bike repair onsite or offsite. The hotel offers guided excursions with expert guides for individuals and groups, as well as GPS tracking routes for mountain biking, road bikes and e-bikes. Recharge facilities are also available for e-bikes.
The 5-star Grand Hotel Savoia boasts a concierge service to assist guests in organizing local culinary and wine experiences, shopping tours, as well as a myriad of outdoor summer and winter adventures including trekking, climbing, via ferrata, heli-skiing, heli-tours, ciaspes snow racket excursions, ski mountaineering, safari tour by snowmobile, sled dog excursions, sledding under the stars, horse-drawn sleighing, guided mountain excursions, fat biking, ice climbing, curling, broom ball games and other excursions for families.
Private transfer service for guests, as well as those with bikes, from the airport and train station is available on request, as well as babysitting services for families.
Dedicated Services for Bikers:
- Bike room with storage and lockers
- Laundry service for technical sportswear
- Customized bike rental with expert partners
- Sports massage at Savoia Spa executed in partnership with Comfort Zone
- Sports menu breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Afternoon snacks post-cycling at 1224 Bar Lounge & Terrace
- Transfer service for bikes from airport and train station
- Babysitting services available on request
- E-bike charging services available on request
Standard Guest Services:
- Heated swimming pool
- Savoia Spa
- Fitness area outfitted with Technogym equipment
- Ristorante Savoy
- 1224 Bar Lounge & Terrace
- The Sports Bar
- Free Wi-Fi
- Pet Friendly hotel
- Indoor Parking for 120 vehicles
- Rooms and Suites with views of Dolomites
Additional Services for Bikers:
- Shopping tour
- Food and wine excursions