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Head to Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d'Ampezzo for a glamorous ski season

Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d'Ampezzo the iconic property sitting in the heart of an open book, called the Dolomites, will re-open on December 6th for the 2022/2023 winter ski season alongside its sister location the Savoia Palace. Both will be welcoming international guests back to this glamorous and historic alpine destination.

The five-star hotel is still the place to be in Cortina, offering guests a full festive holiday program along with a line-up of new experiences, services and amenities for this long-awaited ski season. Pets will be lining up to check in with their owners too, as the hotel is big on unexpected services for all their regular pet-loving clientele. “Grand Hotel Savoia has been loved by pet owners for years and we are thrilled to offer elevated services through our room offerings and via special products and amenities," notes General Manager Rosanna Conti. “We have seen the number of pet owners increase in recent years and understand it can be difficult for many to leave their four-legged friends at home, so we are proud to offer our animal-loving guests a memorable experience in Cortina." Conti is also the proud owner of Dado, a 7-year-old Tibetan Shih Tzu who is the resident mascot of the Grand Hotel Savoia.

The Hotel | Exclusive and Elegant

Delightful details and an effortless fusion of luxury and elegance, define the spacious, and newly refurbished rooms at the hotel. With their dazzlingly beautiful views of the surrounding mountain peaks, the interior decor of the rooms is inspired by the majesty of the Dolomites, not only with the choice of natural materials such as a variety of woods but also with the earthy colour palette that has been chosen for the textiles and soft furnishings.

Returning to the hotel, you can be sure to warm up in front of a lovely fireplace and relax completely in your room with its refined decor. Wander among the picturesque streets of Cortina and discover its secret which brings people back year in and year out. Whatever your choice, all 132 rooms of the Grand Hotel Savoia offer the opportunity for an unforgettable stay in the heart of Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Ristorante Savoy & 1224 Bar & Lounge

Guests are invited to experience Christmas and New Year in style here, with an all-Italian touch under the sparkling skies of the Dolomites. The recently renovated Ristorante Savoy, and the apres ski hot spot, the 1224 Bar Lounge, are two culinary hubs in town. Picture windows look out onto the snowy scenery outside and meticulous service, the cosy atmosphere, a top cocktail menu, excellent cuisine and the very best choice of wines all make this the ideal meeting point, after a day out on the scenic slopes.

The World Championships

A true paradise for skiers of all levels, Cortina plays host to this year’s 10th Anniversary of the WinteRace 2023 ( 9 to 11th March 2023), the FIS Snowboard World Cup during December and January, the Women’s Alpine World Ski Championships in January 2023, the Snowboard Cross World Cup will also be in January 2023. February 4th and 5th mark the 46th edition of the Classic cross-country race, and on the 23rd the Cortina Snow Run will see its 6th edition. Important to note too, that the Dolomites, looking way ahead, will be the 2026 Winter Olympic Games destination, together with Milan. Aligning with these sports activities the Grand Hotel Savoia will offer various winter activities and tours allowing guests to discover the magic of Cortina including fat-biking, ciaspes/snowshoeing, snowmobile safari tours, heli-skiing, ice climbing, sledding, trekking and hiking, dog sled rides and horse-drawn sleigh rides to name but a few.

The Cortina season will kick off in fashionable style with the glamorous annual Cortina Fashion Weekend from Dec 8th to 11th 2022, followed in hot pursuit by the Cortina Cocktail Week over the weekend of December 16th – 18th 2022, which echoes the signature weekends that pop up in Venice, London and Florence. New Year’s celebrations are in the making at the Grand Hotel Savoia too, which will be a grand affair and will make for spectacular memories.


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