La Genzianella Bormio, Bormio
|Via Zandilla, 6, 23032, Bormio, Sondrio, Lombardy, ITALY.|
Description: La Genzianella BormioEnjoying a fine location in a quiet area of Bormio, La Genzianella Bormio is a charming design hotel offering comfortable accommodation in an authentic, friendly Alpine atmosphere. Just 300 metres from the Bormio-2000 cable car, the hotel is ideally situated for winter sports enthusiasts. Bormio's Alta Valtellina ski area is perfect for skiers of all levels, and guests will find many other activities in the area, including cross-country skiing, snowshoe treks, ice skating and sledging.
The hotel is a member of Italy Bike Hotels, and as such offers a wide range of services and activities especially tailored for cyclists. These include an indoor bike storage room, a small workshop, bike wash area and free laundry service for bike clothes. Bormio is surrounded by some of Europe's most famous mountain passes, including the Mortirolo, Gavia, Stelvio and the Bernina, and the hotel offers advice and routes for road cyclists. Mountain bikers are equally well catered for, with an expert bike instructor on hand to offer advice on local trails and tours. Other summer activities include hiking and mountaineering, horse riding and golf.
La Genzianella Bormio boasts a fine restaurant where the chef and his team prepare delicious menus with the accent on regional cuisine and local produce. Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, and guests can choose from a wide range of dishes, including hot and cold buffets, English and continental breakfasts, and home-made cakes and breads. A small selection of gluten-free products is also available.
Type of rooms: La Genzianella BormioTwo single beds 90x200 (a few have one double bed 170x200). There are double rooms with two single beds. Extra beds can be added only in wood / alpine charme / family / junior suite.
Tastefully decorated, each of these bedrooms has been renovated lately. They are on three floors of the hotel and partially face the historic centre of Bormio (north), partly Santa Caterina Valfurva (east) and a few Oga (west).
Tastefully decorated, each of these bedrooms has been renovated lately. All on the south side they all have a sunny balcony facing the ski slopes. They can only host two persons. Double or twin beds.
Features: Balcony; Courtesy set; Facing ski slopes; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar; Safe; Shower; Telephone; Wooden floor.
Romantic, special and cosy, these rooms were renewed in a traditional Alpine style at the end of 2010. Ideal for couples, they can host a third person.
Features: Balcony facing historic centre; Courtesy set; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar; Safe; Shower; Telephone; TV; Wooden floor.
The Alpine Charme is a romantic bedroom on the top floor of the hotel. You will be charmed by the distant view over the town; it is even possible to see the flag flying over the main square clock tower in the distance.
It is ideal for couples, but it is possible to add one or two beds for small children.
Features: Bathroom with window; Courtesy set; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar; Safe; Shower; Telephone; Wooden floor.
Made up of two connected bedrooms and one bathroom, this bedroom has been especially designed for families. They offer a room with a double queen-size bed, and a room with two separate single beds. Both the rooms have a sunny balcony (south side).
Features: Balcony; Courtesy set; Double balcony; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Safe; Shower; Telephone; Wooden floor.
This room is designed for families up to 4 persons. It is located on the second floor of the hotel and the double bedroom offers a stunning view over the ski-slopes. It consists of a small hallway, double bedroom with balcony, small bedroom for children with bunk bed and en-suite bathroom between the two rooms (with window).
Features: Balcony; Bathroom with window; Courtesy set; Facing ski slopes; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar; Safe; Shower; Telephone; Wooden floor.
Junior Suite Panorama:
Full of traditional flair and with antique original wooden furniture, this suite offers a comfortable living room and a great view over the ski slopes. A second balcony faces Oga (west side).
The JS Panorama consists of small entrance, double bedroom and living room (connected by a sliding door), elegant bathroom with relaxing shower, walk-in closet.
It hosts up to 3/4 persons.
Features: Aquatonica shower; Bathroom with window; Courtesy set; Double balcony; Double balcony facing the ski slopes; Facing ski slopes; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar, Safe; Telephone; Walk-in closet; Wooden floor.
Junior Suite Pure Relax:
Warm and cosy, this is the ideal nest for a romantic getaway. On the top floor of the hotel, it offers a large relaxing jacuzzi bath tub. Its characteristic window overlooks the ski slopes. It can host families of two adults and two small children.
Features: Courtesy set; Facing ski slopes; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Large jacuzzi bathtub for two persons; Mini-bar; Safe; Shower; Telephone; Wooden floor.
Junior Suite La Genzianella:
Located on the top floor of the hotel with views over the ski slopes, it features attractive wooden furniture. It consists of a small hallway, a large double bedroom, a second small bedroom for children and an elegant bathroom with "Aquatonica" maxi-shower. It can host up to 2 adults and 3 children.
Features: Aquatonica shower; Courtesy set; Facing ski slopes; Flat-screen LCD TV; Free Wi-Fi access; Hair dryer; Mini-bar; Safe; Telephone; Wooden floor.
Additional information: La Genzianella Bormio
Milan Malpensa airport (MPX) 235km
Milan Linate airport (LIN) 200km
Milan Bergamo Orio Al Serio airport (BGY) 170km
Airport Shuttle Service: can be arranged upon request (extra cost).
Ski storage and ski pass sale on site.
Extensive services are available for cyclists, including bike storage, cleaning area, workshop and laundry.
A 10% discount is offered at local bike hire companies.
Number of rooms: 39
Official category: 3 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1959/2013.
Period of closure: May, Oct, Nov.
Languages spoken: Italian, German, English, Romanian.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. Outdoors only.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro, Carte Bleue, CartaSi, Carte Blanche.
Restaurant closed: May, Oct, Nov.
How to get here: By car from Zurich (CH)
1. option (advised) Zurich (CH) - Chur - Klosters (Vereina car train) - Zernez - Munt la Schera Tunnel - Livigno - Bormio.
2. option Zurich (CH)- Chur - Julier Pass (open all year round) - Bernina Pass (open all year round) - Tirano - Bormi.
3. option (summer only) Zurich (CH)- Chur - Julier Pass (open all year round) - Forcola Pass - (open only in summer) - Livigno - Bormio.
By car from Munich (D)
1. option Munich (D) - Garmisch Partenkirchen - Landeck - Zernez (CH) - Munt la Schera Tunnel - Livigno - Bormio.
2. option (summer only) Munich (D) - Garmisch Partenkirchen - Landeck - Resia Pass - Prato allo Stelvio - Stelvio Pass - Bormio.
By car from South
1. from Milan > Lecco> Sondrio> Tirano> Bormio route.
2. Bergamo (or Orio al Serio airport) > Aprica Pass > Bormio.
In winter do not rely on your sat nav for directions as they will indicate the surrounding mountain passes which are closed for snow in winter. These passes are usually open from end of May till beginning of November.
GPS Coordinates: 46° 27' 53.35'' N 10° 22' 34.16'' E
Nearest airport: ? Milan Bergamo Orio Al Serio airport (BGY) - 170km