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Hotel Castor, Champoluc

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Accommodation
Half Board
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Hotel Castor

    • Resort centre location
    • 10 metres to the resort bus stop
    • 500 metres to the Crest gondola
    • Ski school meets at the bottom of the Crest gondola

Overview - hotel description - Hotel Castor description

As soon as you walk into the Hotel Castor you'll get a warm, family welcome. The Castor's have been running the hotel for four generations and greet each guest as though they know them. It's ideally located in the historic centre of Champoluc - you'll reach the main Crest gondola in five minutes or so on foot.

There's a really nice cosy and comfortable ambiance throughout the hotel. You could spend hours relaxing, reading, drinking and socialising in the lounge bar. Once a week there's live music here and the place really comes alive. When it comes to dinner, you will be well fueled for your week in the mountains. Enjoy a hearty Italian, four-course meal in the authentic mountain setting of the hotel restaurant.

The Castor family provide a homely base for your winter holiday, as well as some extras that make for fantastic, memorable experiences; from exploring the back-country with a professional alpine guide, yoga and pilates courses to local wine tasting (all payable locally).

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 45 mins by coach from Turin airport.


Families - any extra notes for parents with children

  • Babysittling available on request
  • Baby cots free of charge
  • Early meals for children up to 6 years old, available between 6 - 7pm
  • Books for children
  • Playroom area beneath the bar

Facilities - Hotel Castor features

  • Heated boot room
  • Free wifi

Activities

  • Wine tasting
  • Pilates courses
  • Discounted entry to the local public Monterosa SPA, with three swimming pools, three saunas, a Turkish bath and massage treatments.

These activities, offered or arranged by the hotel, can be paid for in resort.

  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Garden terrace

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 32
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 4
  • Official rating: 3

Local Fees and Taxes

Local resort tax of €1 per person per night payable locally directly to hotel.

Rooms

Twin Rooms are between 16-22m2. They sleep two people in a double bed. Two single beds are available on request. They have a bath or shower, TV, tea & coffee making facilities, safe and hairdryer.

Single Rooms are about 14-17m2. They sleep one person and have a bath with shower head.

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 4
  • Access ramp: Yes

Meals - food and drink in Hotel Castor

Start your day well with a full buffet breakfast, served between 7.30am and 10am. You'll have a wide selection pastries, cheeses, cereals and fruit to choose from. If you've still got space, a cooked breakfast is available on request. If you're leaving early a self-service breakfast will be available for you and if you fancy a lie in cake and cappuccino can be served in the bar after 10am.

In the afternoon, come back from the slopes and there will be tea and homemade cake waiting for you between 5pm and 6pm.

Dinner in the authentic mountain style restaurant, complete with arch ceilings and original paintings and carvings by local artists, is a real treat after a long day out on the mountains. Enjoy a four course meal here starting with a grand buffet of antipasto, three choices of first and second course and if you have any room left there's the delicious home made desserts. There is also an à la carte menu that you can choose from, at a supplement. Live music once a week after dinner.

With over 160 Italian national and local Valdostanan wine labels to choose from, we're sure you'll find something you'll love. The staff here would be more than happy to make recommendations.

If your staying over Christmas or New Year, Gala dinners are included.

The Bar

There's a great atmosphere in the hotel's bar. It's in the historic part of the building dating back to the 1920's. Catch up on the days events with friends and family over a glass of wine, a beer or even a cocktail.

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

We update Hotel Castor'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.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - hotel dates & departure airports - Hotel Castor dates & departure airports

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Sun 12 Dec 202112/12/21
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Sun 19 Dec 202119/12/21
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Sun 26 Dec 202126/12/21
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Sun 02 Jan 202202/01/22
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Sun 09 Jan 202209/01/22
£799£769Special OfferDeal
Sun 16 Jan 202216/01/22
available 1 sharing
Sun 23 Jan 202223/01/22
£889£839Special OfferDeal
Sun 30 Jan 202230/01/22
£869£829Special OfferDeal
Sun 06 Feb 202206/02/22
£1069£949Special OfferDeal
Sun 13 Feb 202213/02/22
£1359Special OfferDeal
Sun 20 Feb 202220/02/22
available 1 sharing
Sun 27 Feb 202227/02/22
£1059£1039Special OfferDeal
Sun 06 Mar 202206/03/22
Sold Out 
Sun 13 Mar 202213/03/22
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Sun 20 Mar 202220/03/22
£839£789Special OfferDeal
Sun 27 Mar 202227/03/22
£919£869Special OfferDeal
Sun 03 Apr 202203/04/22
available 1 sharing
This package holiday to Hotel Castor in Champoluc, Italy departs Sunday 9th January 2022, for a 7 night stay on a "half board" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Champoluc - about holidays in Champoluc - about ski holidays in Champoluc - about ski holidays in Champoluc Italy

Extensive piste Traditional Italian village Scenery

Champoluc is a quiet, authentic Italian mountain town with jaw dropping sights of the Italian, French and Swiss Alps including giants like Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Top this off with access to 180km of piste in Italy’s answer to the 3 valleys and ski holidays here should be a week to remember.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Scenery Quiet après ski Long runs Off-Piste

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Snow History: December average depth 67cm

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Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Turin115km, 1hr 30mins
Milan175km, 2hrs
Geneva250km 3hrs
Region:Champoluc, Monterosa, Aosta Valley, Italy
First opened:1959

Champoluc lift pass price last reported as 210Euro for the whole Monterosa region (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Castor.
Night skiing: No
Champoluc has W SW E SE facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Dec-May.

Town altitude: 1570m
Top of slopes: 2970m (across the region)
Bottom of piste: 1200m (across the region)
Vertical drop: 1118m
Total length of trails:180km
Longest piste:9km. Pistone Betta (Gressoney)
Champ is the main resort in Ayas Valley, which is one of the three lift-linked valleys (Ayas, Gressoney and Sesia) that make up the Monterosa ski region. Sharing 180km of piste between them, Monterosa has been dubbed Italy’s very own Les Trois Vallees and won the ‘Best Upcoming Resort’ at the 2012 World Snow Awards. Sat in the shadow of Monte Rosa massif, the area is famous for its mind boggling views of the 4000m+ peaks including alpine legends Monte Blanc and the Matterhorn. As the largest of the Monteros...
Dubbed Les Trois Vallees of Italy, the Monterosa region has some fantastic piste and with the Monterosa Ski Pass as well, you’ll have free reign to ride any slope you desire. For beginners, Antagnod is a great starting point. A short bus journey outside the main town, it has a magic carpet and two chair lifts serving three blue slopes, one red and a short black. From the Frachey gondola, you can take the Alpe Mandria and enjoy the Del Lago blue back to the Frachey side, or cut off early and trying your hand a...
Watch the sun go down over the shoulders of Monte Blanc and the Matterhorn from 2400m at Refugio Belvedere’s sun terrace- also a perfect place for a spot lunch while descending the blue Belvedere. Rifugio Vieux Crest’s bar is also a very chilled out place for a beer. There’s a nice mix of independent as well as hotel based restaurants open to the public including Hotel Castor just across the road from the Champ’s church square. For great pizza cooked in a traditional wood burning oven, check out Kremer Tha...

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