We came down from Switzerland on the train and spent the night here. They had sent an email that we were being upgraded, and when we arrived found we had been moved to another building into a very nice room (called the Kenya). We came back to the hotel that night for dinner and had an excellent meal. All in all this is a very well run and nice hotel.
"Fablous biking hotel location - more like 5 star"
One of the best hotels I've stayed in!
Having visited Livigno skiing in the winter, we (a couple) wanted to try mountain biking in the summer but wanted a holiday that was more than simply a biking holiday and Lac Salin did not disappoint.
The rooms were incredibly spacious and comfortable with Sky tv with English channels, free wifi and a well stocked mini bar.
The breakfast options were so extensive you felt it utterly necessary to have a 3 course breakfast every day. Freshly made pastries and cakes, freshly squeezed juices, omelette, cheeses, cereals, fruits, yogurts.... I could go on, the choice was vast and of the highest quality.
The bar was well stocked with great views of the mountains and a great selection of whiskys and wine.
The spa was an actual spa, the kind you pay for to go for a day not the usual kind you find at hotels which claim to have a 'spa' only to find a tiny pool and sauna. You were provided with gowns in your room for use in the spa.
We used the services of the biking tours which were very reasonably priced and provided a great day out.
Livigno itself is a fabulous town with great shops, bars and plenty to do for those not wanting to be so active. As a duty free location the prices are very good both in the shops and in the bars and restaurants. Would recommend drinks at Bivio in the centre and food at Bellavista in the San Rocco area. For me the best pizzas are at La Locanda at the bottom end of town.
Hotel Astra is a small but quaint hotel nestled at the very heart of the Italian Alps, in the breathtakingly beautiful town of Livigno. We had to travel an extremely long way to get there but it was very much worth the effort. Upon our arrival, my fiancee and I were given a warm welcome by the owner and were provided with a complimentary night cap before been shown to our room. The room contained everything we required for a comfortable and relaxing stay including a whirlpool bathtub, a tempur mattress and a balcony with a magnificent view. The next morning after breakfast (which was lovely), the concierge Marco gave us some invaluable advice about where to go for skiing lessons, helped us to obtain our ski passes and informed us where to go to hire out the necessary equipment. We spent the first day organising all of this and doing a bit of sight seeing. Livigno is a great town for shopping as it is a tax free area which means you can buy goods at a substantially lower price than normal. On the second day we went for our skiing lesson first thing in the morning on a slope located directly at the back of our hotel which was ideal. Our instructor was fantastic and once we had learned the basics we decided to continue on our own because we felt that the best way to learn is from your own mistakes! Each day we followed the pattern of skiing in the mornings, sight seeing and shopping in the afternoons and at night enjoying the various restaurants and buzzing bars. AMAZING!
Orlie from Ireland
Cola family will be glad to welcome and host you in Livigno. Astra Hotel is situated in via San Rocco, directly close to the …More
This hotel is a bit tricky to get to in a car as there are lots of narrow, windy, steep, poor quality roads to navigate first. When we finally found it, there was someone waiting in reception to give us the room key. The room was very clean and had a built-in kitchen. The bed was a fold-down couch, so not very comfortable.
Myself and a fellow cyclist stayed here for a week whilst we were in the area to participate in a local event as well as just getting in some mountain miles. The hotel was very easy to find, the owner waited up for us as we arrived after normal check in hours and this was no problem. We were even given a bottle of wine as a welcome gift. Our twin room was adequate in size and facilities although a kettle would have been a real bonus. The hotel has free WiFi which worked well in our room. The room was facing a busy road but personally I didn't find this a problem and the traffic noise wasn't really an issue although for some people it might be. Breakfast was a well stocked buffet, the fresh scrambled eggs were really good.
Traveller from Bristol UK
Small and familier hotel, in a central position, 300 mt. from Italian station from/to Milan and the Swiss station from /to …More
The staff was very kind and helpfull with information about our departure. The location is not ideal since there is a five minuetes drive to the town center. The hotel's restaurant serves a reach breakfast and the dinner was wonderful.
The spa area is nice but the pool is too small.
Overall we had a good experience.
C from Tel aviv
Hotel Club Alexander, one of the historic Hotels of Livigno. Partially renovated in 2009, it’s situated in a panoramic …More
Pocket Guide: Lombardy Alps Valtelline Valley Hotels
Valued for its strategic location between northern Italy and Germany in centuries past, Valtelline (or Valtellina) Valley today is well-known for its wine and cheese production, including the popular Bitto cheese. Ski resorts and natural hot spring spas dot the area, which also has the distinction of operating the world's first mainline electrified railway.
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