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Capanna Giovanni Gnifetti

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Friedrichshafen, Germany
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stayed there during a six day hike in Monte Rosa before ascending up to Magherita Hut. Even though it is easily reachable by cable car and therefore has many tourist that are not familiar with high altitudes it has kept its charme. The food is probably one of the best in alpine huts - four course menu! We stayed in...

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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in this high altitude paradise. Having delicious dinners on four courses. We put 4 stars Michelin rating. Excelent servis providing with smile... Thanks a lot! We recommend to everybody...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Gemütliche Hütte mit freundlichem Personal und herausragendem Essensniveau. Kann man getrost weiterempfehlen. Comfortable hut with friendly Service and really good Food. Worth a visit! Commoda capanna con staff gentile e veramente buon cibo. Un consiglio!

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Karlslunde, Denmark
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Beautiful view and friendly people in the hut. The hut is a Mountain hut has it's own quality. Back to basics and informel. It's not a 4-star hotel it's a hut. The food is excellent compared to other huts in the area.

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location, outstanding food, really nice, friendly and competent staff! We had a three course menu which would have outdone any Italian restaurant in Germany! The coffee is awesome as well. Best mountain hut to which I have ever been!

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I spend several days in August and September in Capana Giovani Gnifetti. Staff was helpful and meals were good. Breakfast starts 4:30am, if you like to set off early,served up to7am. You get a Little more comfort at 3600m

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Capanna Giovanni Gnifetti is located at 3600 m above sea level and is the best place for beginning the trips to Monte Rosa (Capanna Mantova is situated much lower, while Capanna Margherita seems to be less convenient). The easiest way to get there is to use a cable railway from Alagna. The place doesn’t offer very comfortable accommodation, however, as...

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At the head of the glacial basin of lys, at a height of 3637 m on the garstlet glacier, capanna gnifetti sleeps 176 in rooms of 4/6 double bunks and a large room sleeping 12.IT Has bathrooms and communal washrooms, 5 showers, electric lighting, sos radio rescue and a winter shelter open during the period of closure.capanna gnifetti is the base for all excursions on mont rosa. It is the historical stopover for more challenging climbs, for the ascent to capanna margherita and high altitude cross-overs.the route to the refuge is via a glacier trail of about 1 hour walking that starts from the new station of the funifor passo salati-indren at 3275 m above see level, with a difference in height of 372 m.indren can be reached with the monterosaski lift system from alagna or gressoney lt ... more   less 

Additional Information about Capanna Giovanni Gnifetti

Address: Localita' Garstelet, 11020 Gressoney-la-Trinite, Italy
Region: Italy > Valle d'Aosta > Gressoney-la-Trinite
Price Range: $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Nice hut for Mountaineers...”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasd990, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room on the glacier side.”
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