Hotel Ancora, Cortina

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Location - where is Hotel Ancora

In the centre of Cortina on Corso Italia the pedestrianised high street. 3 minutes walk from the Faloria cable car.

Overview - hotel description - Hotel Ancora description

The Hotel Ancora has been owned and managed by the same family since 1826. Flavia and Renato’s passion for high quality hospitality shines through as you enter the hotels welcoming lobby and reception. Throughout the hotel you will find precious antiques and traditional alpine decor, the highlight of which are the Gothic vaults that house the award winning á la carte restaurant, where you take your half board evening meal. Another icon of the hotel is the famous Viennese Terrace Cafe that faces the famous Corso italia, the elegant cafe offers homemade pastries and a sunny terrace, to sit and people watch.

Facilities - Hotel Ancora features

• Lounge bar • à la carte restaurant • Terrace café • Small spa with Turkish bath, sauna and fitness room massage and beauty treatments (pay locally) • lift.

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

No. of rooms: 49 All rooms are individually designed with alpine themes and have bath, telephone, satellite TV, minibar, hairdryer and safe, bath robes and slippers

Bedroom facilities: • Cable or satellite programmes • Hairdryer • Minibar or fridge • Room safe • Telephone

Meals - food and drink in Hotel Ancora

Buffet breakfast with hot options. 5 course á la carte evening meal, dishes and courses are chosen from the á la carte menu.
We update Hotel Ancora's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Resort - about Cortina - about holidays in Cortina - about ski holidays in Cortina - about ski holidays in Cortina Italy

Spectacular scenery Olympic resort Friendly locals Delicious regional dishes

Set in the stunning Dolomites, this elegant town delivers the perfect Italian ski holiday: good food and a relaxed atmosphere. Crowned ‘Best of the Alps’ along with St. Anton, Zermatt and 9 other big name resorts, it’s easy to see why this beautiful area was so passionately defended during the First World War and why it’s now protected as a World Heritage site.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Intermediates Off-piste Families

Cortina webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 58.33cm

Cortina trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Innsbruck (INN)164 km, 2h 30
Venice Treviso (TSF)137 km, 1h 50
Region:Italy, Alps.
First opened:18th Century

Cortina lift pass price last reported as Dolomiti Superski - €262
Valley pass - €242. Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Ancora.
Night skiing: No
Cortina has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December - April.

Town altitude: 1224m
Top of slopes: 3243m
Bottom of piste: 1224m
Vertical drop: 1715m
Total length of trails:140km
Longest piste:9 km (Lagazuoi-Armentarola)
Nicknamed the “Queen of the Dolomites”, Cortina d'Ampezzo gained its reputation as one of Europe’s premiere ski resorts after hosting the 1956 Winter Olympics. Well-heeled Italians and Hollywood stars like Audrey Hepburn flocked here in the ‘60s and ‘70s, and it remains a stylish resort to this day with elegant boutiques and chic cafes lining the cobbled pedestrian high street. You may recognise the area from films such as Pink Panther and Cliffhanger, or the chase scene in Bond film ‘For Your Eyes Only...
There are 3 ski areas directly accessible from Cortina d'Ampezzo itself: Cristallo, Tofana and Faloria. Faloria and Cristallo are on the eastern side of town, while Tofana is on the opposite side, so you need to take the bus to get between them. There’s plenty to challenge even expert skiers in this area alone, but if you start off with the local pass you can always upgrade to the Superski pass if you decide you want to head further afield... The Guargnè/Mietres section is a small area for learners and ch...
Everything starts up on the mountain where you’ll find some lovely huts for lunch. Rifugio does exceptionally good Bombodinos, a local speciality and a must try. It’s usually made up of a mix of Advocaat and Brandy (have it served hot with whipped cream if you fancy being indulgent!). Our favourite shop in town isn’t one of the fancy fur boutiques but actually the Pasticceria (bakery/patisserie) ‘Alvera’. You’ll find it on the edge of the square at the top of the pedestrian street and the mini tarts and ...

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