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Rifugio Averau

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Averau is located on the slopes in one of the most beautiful places in Cortina. The view is breathtaking, service is excellent and the food just amazing. I recommend Cappelli d'alpino which is a sort of ravioli, homemade. Great lunch, don't miss it!

Thank Alessandra M
Garden of England
Reviewed 20 January 2017

As many other people have said this is expensive in comparison to most of the other Rifugios in the area - however it is much more like a 4* hotel than a Rifugio so you have to consider its price in relation to this. The rooms are great - we had our own room with its own tiled en-suite toilet...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This place is very fantastic. In restaurant menu is very tasty. The beter in menu is desserts. I never see more beautiful place like that. I was there at first-time. I will be remember this place always.

Thank Wasyl P
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Averau on our last night of four hiking from rifugio to rifugio. It was by far the most expensive, but was a welcome respite to the limited water and shared showers of previous stops. There are two other rifugios within sight of the Averau. We hiked up to the Nuvoloa for the view, novelty and a...

1Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

-Location: 5/5 (familiar and clean, great view of the Dolomites, many footpaths nearby) -Menu: 4/5 (large selection) -Service: 4/5 (friendly) -Price quality: 4/5 (costly, but high quality) High quality food and friendly service. It is possible to taste many local dishes. Great view of the dolomites. It is reachable by a cableway. It's worth visiting nearby First World War fortifications.

Thank venividimagno
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wonderful place to stay on the AV1--especially good for a rest stop to remind oneself that there is truly excellent food and lodging on the trail! Beautiful, clean, spacious rooms, and an interesting menu. The beet-filled ravioli and venison tagliatelle are especially good, as are the grappas.

1Thank GreenleafVermont
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 September 2016

There are no windows in the rooms - only balcony. All balconies are connected, so if you want to have fresh air in the room, you literally have to keep your doors open. In addition, you have to leave the room key at the reception when you leave for the day, and they give it back to you upon return....

Thank mysheeet
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Refigio Averau as part of our second trip to Alta Via #1. Our expectations were quite limited as we visited other Rifiugios in our first trip and expected OK lodging and OK food. What we experienced in Rifugio Averau was excellent food great sleeping terms and above all magnificent service. It was really a good start to our...

1Thank yoeling
North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This Rifugio is simply lovely. Its been recently done up and is an excellent place to stop while trekking in the Dolomites. Splendid sweeping vistas to the front somehow manage to improve even more towards sunset. The rear overlooks the 5 Torres formation. Dormitories are light and airy with balconies with the same magnificent views and handy laundry drying lines...

Thank KendalianK
Witherslack, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Averau was the first stop on our trek through the Dolomites. It is more like a hotel than a traditional rifugio. The food is of an amazing quality as well as an excellent wine list. The accommodation, whilst a dormitory, is well looked after, clean and comfortable.

Thank adtp100

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  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Paola and Sandrone take turns at cooking, and are well known for their extremely refined cuisine, to be enjoyed on their wide terrace with its incredible view of the Civetta and the Marmolada and is easy to reach on foot, on skis (Lagazuoi 5 Torri ski area) or by taking the Giau chair lift; it is at the hub of many excursions and routes for skiers and is a popular stop along the Alta Via No. 1. But if you're looking for a touch of romanticism, you can enjoy a dinner in one of the refuges, going up on a motor sledge and with a nocturnal descent. There is the possibility to stay overnight. After extensive renovations, the Averau refuge re-opens with a brand new mansard offering delightful double bedrooms in the loft with views to the Civetta and the Marmolada, or to the Tofana di Rozes. For groups, the refuge offers dormitory style rooms with 6 or 10 beds. ... more   less 

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Address: Passo Falzarego, 32043 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Belluno > Cortina d'Ampezzo
Number of rooms: 7
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