Located in the UNESCO heritage-protected mountain village of Kastelruth (Castelrotto), the Schgaguler boutique design hotel overlooks the breathtaking Schlern (Sciliar) range of the Dolomites. A decisively contemporary exterior contrasts with the more traditional Alpine rustic scene. Minimalist interiors fuse Italian, Scandinavian and Japanese styles. A public ski shuttle connects guests to the slopes, a 15-minute drive away.
Luxurious, spacious, and bright, the rooms and roof-top suites all feauture south facing balconies and mountain views. Design details include free-standing bathtubs by Monica Graffeom, Wishbone Chairs from Hans Wegner, Takeshi Nii iconic folding chairs on the balcony, Bjhon Washbasins by Angelo Mangiarotti and lighting from Santiago Roqueta.
Guests can enjoy the gourmet restaurant which serves Alpine and Mediterranean classics and has a superb local wine list. The fireside bar opens onto a large terrace. The wellness area has 2 indoor pools, a hot tub, saunas (Finnish, Organic, Steam), and beauty treatments are available at an extra charge. The Melmarium mud bath and fitness studio complete the cycle of in-house wellness.
Your hosts: The Schgaguler family
• 25 rooms
• Hotel opened: 2018
• Architecture & Interior Design: Peter Pichler Architecture
• Bathroom amenities: Vitalis Dr. Joseph