Chalet Hotel Diamant

Dolomiti Superski - KRONPLATZ, San Martino in Badia, Italy

Chalet Hotel Diamant is an ideal base in the majestic Dolomites. The ski area offers the opportunity to ski more miles in a week than anywhere in the world and includes three World Cup race venues, a glacier, and some of the longest black runs in Europe.

We host excursions for the keenest skiers including the Sella Ronda (a 56km marathon around the Sella Massif), the Hidden Valley with Cinque Torri, and around Kronplatz. Other excursions such as the Great War Tour, or to the Marmolada glacier may also be possible (subject to conditions and availability). For the improving or more relaxed skier we offer hosting around the most beautiful and flattering runs you will ever experience (and quite a few coffee stops!), with uniquely stunning scenery for which the Dolomites are justifiably famous.

The hotel is located in the centre of the village of San Martino in Badia, close to the shops, bars, and restaurants. The nearest lift (Piculin) is close by and our private minibus shuttle service will get you there in less than 3 minutes.

Hotel Diamant key features:

  • Private minibus service to slopes (less than 3 mins away)
  • 35 en-suite bedrooms, sleeps 65+
  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Resident masseur
  • Village centre location
  • In-house ski and boot hire
    or service
  • Games room with table tennis, TV, DVD
  • Comfortable lounge bar and dining room

The nearest lift Piculin gondola, joins San Martino to the Kronplatz area of Dolomiti Superski. From the top of this gondola, you can ski down into the neighbouring village of San Vigilio or back down to the base of the lift on one of the areas thrilling blacks.

Thrill seekers should not miss the opportunity to ride Europe’s longest zip wires! At the top of the Piculin gondola Adrenaline X-treme Adventures will take you on a breathtaking 3km journey, harnessed to a cable 100m high.

In this part of Italy the ancient Ladinish language is still spoken by many local people who are tri-lingual, speaking also fluent Italian and German. Even though English may be a fourth or fifth language here, it’s still widely spoken.

Group discounts – the best in the Alps!

• Discounts for groups of 8+

Single rooms – no supplements

• Rooms sleeping up to four with low rates
• Free lift passes for children under 8 years

 Airport Transfers

We offer a set timed transfer service from Venice or Innsbruck airports at £35 p/p each way.

Chalet Hotel Diamant has 35 guest bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities.

We can accommodate 65+ guests.

Some of our rooms can accommodate additional guests. Occupants of 3rd and 4th beds in rooms are charged at 50%. Children using these beds and opting for an early evening meal with 2 course menu are charged at £199 p/p per week for ages 3 to 13, or £50 per week per infant aged 2 or under.

Single Rooms – no supplements

Room Types

Premium+ – Supplement £12 per room per night

Twin/double; Triple; Quad;  Spacious rooms most with balcony

Premium – Supplement £8 per room per night

Twin/double many have balconies

Standard – No supplement

Twin; Twin/double; Triple;

ALL rooms have en-suite facilties (shower & WC)

Meals Buffet breakfast – Daily

Afternoon tea and cakes – Daily

4 course dinner – 6 nights

Wines Free flowing house wine is served at dinner. Fine wines available with a small supplement

We provide a buffet breakfast with hot option every morning.

Afternoon tea with delicious homemade cakes will be available every afternoon.

Every evening except one per week when our chalet staff have a day off, we provide a 4 course dinner served in our spacious dining room. House wine is included at dinner time, but you can opt to upgrade to fine wines at the hotel where we offer a selection of quality bottled wines at subsidised rates.

We also offer Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Arrival Date Nights Price p/p Availability
 CATERED
 30 Nov 2014 7  £129
 07 Dec 2014 7  £199
 14 Dec 2014 7  £259
 21 Dec 2014 7  £519
 28 Dec 2014  7  £609
 04 Jan 2015 7  £399
 11 Jan 2015 7  £429
 18 Jan 2015 7  £459
 25 Jan 2015 7  £479
 01 Feb 2015 7  £499
 08 Feb 2015 7  £539
 15 Feb 2015 7  £599
 22 Feb 2015 7  £499
 01 Mar 2015 7  £479
 08 Mar 2015 7  £439
 15 Mar 2015 7  £429
 22 Mar 2015 7  £409
 29 Mar 2015 7  £479

Usual changeover SUNDAYS (variations sometimes possible)

Short Ski Breaks…

ALSO open for SUMMER stays… 

Supplements

Room supplements –

  • Premium+  -£12 per room per night
  • Premium   -£8 per room per night
  • Standard  – no supplement

Single rooms  – no supplement

Additional Guests occupying 3rd, or 4th beds in rooms:-

  • 50%
  • Children (aged 13 or under) taking an early evening meal with 2 course children’s menu  £199 p/p per week
  • Children under 3 years £50 p/p
  • Cots are available at no extra charge

ITALIAN TOURIST TAX

To comply with Italian legislation, a Tourist Tax must be charged in the resort. For stays up to 31/12/2014 the rate is 0.70€ per person per night. For stays after 01/01/2015 the  Tourist Tax will rise to 1.10€ per person per night.

Bed & Breakfast rates

7 night stays – reduction of £150 p/p

Shorter stays possible (minimum 3 nights) – please enquire

Group Discounts

(7 night stays during mid & low season dates. Sorry, does not apply 28/12; 15/02; or for short stays)

* Book 4 rooms (8 guests) ….. 1 FREE place
* Book 6 rooms (12 guests) …. 2 FREE places

Airport Transfers

Venice or Innsbruck airports with set timings – £35 p/p each way

Further details of travel & transfers…….

NEW - Transfer Connection Indemnity……

Over the last couple of years more and more horror stories have been emerging about missed connections at the Airports, for reasons such as dust clouds, snow in the UK and Industrial disputes. To put peoples’ minds at rest, we have launched an indemnity scheme against missed outward transfer connection for a premium of just £5 p/p. If your designated flight is delayed we will make alternative arrangements up to the value of £350 p/p to get you to your Mountainsun accommodation as soon as safely possible by shared transfer and, if necessary, we will provide budget overnight accommodation near the airport.

Reservations

To reserve your rooms at Hotel Diamant we will require a deposit of £200 per room (£100 per single room). Balance will be due 10 weeks before departure. Payments may be made by credit/debit card (3% charge), Pay Pal (3% charge) or bank transfer (no charge).

Call us on:   UK 01273 257008 ext 1

Travel and transfers

At MountainSun Ltd we do not arrange travel, but we can supply a wealth of information about getting to the Dolomites.  We’ll be happy to discuss travel options with you and provide information for travel companies.

By air

There are several airports serving the area, but we find Venice or Innsbruck the best for flight prices and convenience. And we can easily help you fit in some sightseeing!

VENICE

Several budget and scheduled airlines fly to Venice. The majority of flights go to Venice Marco Polo airport apart from Ryanair whose flights go to Venice Treviso. Here are details of some flight routes from the UK:

  • Gatwick: Easyjet and BA
  • Heathrow: BA
  • Stanstead: Ryanair
  • Leeds Bradford:  Ryanair and Jet2 (certain times of year only)
  • Manchester: Monarch and Easyjet

INNSBRUCK

There are several flight routes to Innsbruck. UK routes include:

  • Gatwick: Easyjet, BA, Austrian Airlines
  • Bristol: Easyjet
  • Liverpool: Easyjet
  • Manchester: Monarch

Flights often cost less than £150 per person return, including tax.

San Martino is approximately 1 hour 30 mins from Innsbruck airport and there are no mountain passes to cross. It is approx 3 hours from Venice and Treviso airports.  Other airports in the region are Verona (2.5 hours), Brescia (3 hours), Trieste (4 hours), Memmingen (4 hours); Munich (4 hours), and Milan (over 4 hours).

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

We offer a set timed transfer service on Sundays at £35 p/p each way

VENICE
OUT –collection from Marco Polo airport either around 12:30 or around 17:45. Please enquire for specific dates as to which timing is possible. We can usually collect from Treviso slightly earlier.

RET – morning return departing around 06:30 (suitable for flights taking off after 11:30, or for Venice sightseeing for guests returning on later flights)

INNSBRUCK
OUT –collection around 10:30-10:45

RET – morning return departing around 07:00 (suitable for flights taking off after 10:15)

Please check timings and transfer availability with us before booking flights. Hire cars are available at all airports, please contact us for information.

TRANSFER CONNECTION INDEMNITY:

Over the last couple of years more and more horror stories have been emerging about missed connections at the Airports, for reasons such as dust clouds, snow in the UK and Industrial disputes. To put peoples’ minds at rest, we are launching an indemnity scheme against missed outward departure for a premium of just £5 p/p. If your designated flight is delayed we will make alternative arranges up to the value of £350 p/p to get you to your Mountainsun accommodation as soon as safely possible by shared transfer and, if necessary, we will provide budget overnight accommodation near the airport.

Sightseeing in Venice

Our early morning return coach provides the opportunity for a day’s sightseeing in Venice for those taking afternoon or evening flights. We can provide information about left luggage and transport in Venice.
If you’d like to add a night or two in Venice on to your ski trip, we can provide details of hotels in Venice that have been recommended by other guests.

By Road

The distance from Calais is approx 800 miles (1,280 km). There is a good route through  Luxembourg (cheaper fuel) and Germany (sections with no speed limits, and no tolls). The journey is on motorways to within 25 miles of Hotel Diamant.

Accommodation en route can be very reasonable and we can supply suggested routes. Overnight Motorail is possible between Dusseldorf and Innsbruck if you want to relax for part of the journey.

By Rail

The nearest station to San Martino is San Lorenzo /Brunico, approximately 25 mins away. This line connects with trains to Innsbruck or Verona. There are sleeper trains from Paris to Verona and Venice or to Munich with a connection to Innsbruck.

For the ultimate luxury train journey, the Venice-Simplon Orient Express travels to Venice or Verona.