Madonna di Campiglio
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Visitor reviews for Madonna di Campiglio Ski Resort
March 21, 2016
Mr Emilio nella from United Kingdom
This is simply the best quality resort in Italy! Fab restaurants; La Zeledria on Pradalago side a must but book a seat upstairs for world class views to die for. Also Chalet Fiat is outstanding; almost Michelin star service and food in the a la carte part to the left of the self service run by Dante. Runs are great and serve intermediate best but challenge us experts skiers as well. Snowboarders rejoice for the best Snow Park in Italy on Groste side.
Madonna di Campiglio Ratings
Overall: 4.3. Based on 7 votes and 10 reviews. Vote
(1) At least one overnight stop, (2) requires a whole day, (3) requires more than half a day – you may have time for a few turns (4) arrive by lunchtime and ski all afternoon, (5) there is a main airport within an hour of Madonna di Campiglio.
Public Transport: 3.8
(1) There are no buses or taxis to Madonna di Campiglio, (3) there are slow or infrequent buses / trains available, (5) getting to the resort is easy with frequent bus / train connections.
(1) An ugly resort in a bland setting, (3) average mountain views and resort, (5) a spectacular setting and a beautiful / historic resort town.
(1) No places to stay in/near Madonna di Campiglio, (3) a few places to stay in the resort, (5) a wide variety of accommodation suitable to suit all budgets.
Cheap Rooms: 3.5
(1) No budget accommodation available, (3) just one or two hostels so book ahead, (5) several cheap hostels and pensions available.
Luxury Hotels: 5.0
(1) No luxury accommodation available, (3) just one or two luxury hotels so book ahead, (5) several up-market hotels in Madonna di Campiglio.
Ski in/Ski out: 5.0
(1) The ski area is located far from any accommodation, (3) a free ski bus takes you to the ski area in a short trip, (5) Ski-in ski-out accommodation is available.
(1) There are no child care facilities at Madonna di Campiglio, (5) the resort has excellent child-care facilities including at least one reasonably priced creche.
(1) Occasionally gets enough snow for skiing, (2) is often closed due to a lack of snow, (3) occasionally suffers from a lack of snow, (4) rarely suffers from a lack of snow, (5) Madonna di Campiglio is snowsure even in the poorest seasons.
(1) Madonna di Campiglio relies entirely on natural snow, (3) there are just a few snow cannons, (5) there are snowmaking facilities on all pistes.
Snow Grooming: 5.0
(1) There are no snow groomers at Madonna di Campiglio, (3) occasionally some pistes are left ungroomed and in a poor state, (5) all the runs at Madonna di Campiglio are groomed daily.
(1) there is nowhere to ski when it is windy or visibility is bad and lifts often shut, (3) there are some trees for poor visibility but main lifts sometimes close, (5) Madonna di Campiglio is mostly in forest where you can ski in flat-light and windy days, lifts rarely close.
Nearby options: 3.3
(1) If snow conditions are poor at Madonna di Campiglio, it will be poor everywhere nearby, (3) there are good alternatives within an hours drive, (5) other locations on the same lift pass provide a rich variety of snowsure ski conditions.
Regional rating: 5.0
(1) Madonna di Campiglio usually has poor snow conditions compared to other resorts in region, (3) has average conditions for the region, (5) usually has the best snow conditions in the region.
Lift Staff: 4.8
(1) The staff at Madonna di Campiglio are rude or unhelpful, (5) lift staff at Madonna di Campiglio are pleasant, cheerful and eager to help.
(1) the resort is always busy and there are usually long lift queues, (3) it is quiet apart from occasional weekends and school holidays, (5) it is uncrowded and lift queues are very rare.
Ski Schools: 4.8
(1) No ski schools available, (2) one or two ski schools but local language only, (3) a few ski schools but book early for multi-lingual instructors, (4) plenty of ski schools and multi-lingual instructors available, (5) excellent ski schools with friendly multi-lingual ski instructors.
Hire and Repairs: 4.7
(1) Nothing can be sourced, not even ski-wax or ptex. (3) there are some ski shops but rentals need to be booked in advance, (5) good quality ski equipment can be purchased or hired and overnight repairs are possible.
Variety of pistes: 4.8
(1) The ski runs are featureless and unvaried, (3) the ski runs are varied but not extensive enough for a week, (5) Madonna di Campiglio has diverse and interesting pistes including forests and high alpine terrain.
(1) Beginners can only watch others ski and snowboard, (3) a few gentle slopes but beginners will get bored in less than a week, (3) Vast areas of gentle terrain.
(1) No intermediate terrain at Madonna di Campiglio, (3) intermediate skiers will get bored after a few days, (5) vast areas of cruising runs.
(1) Nothing for advanced skiers and snowboarders, (3) enough steep terrain for a few days with some good offpiste, (5) Enough steep terrain and offpiste areas to entertain advanced skiers for at least a week.
Snow Park: 4.8
(1) Not even a kicker at Madonna di Campiglio, (3) average sized park quite well looked after, (5) huge park area and expertly crafted pipes, jumps and boardercross trails.
(1) No off-piste worth mentioning, (2) off piste is out-of-bounds, (3) some varied offpiste that stays fresh for one or two days, (5) a vast array of off-piste routes that can stay untracked for several days.
(1) There is nowhere to go for cross-country skiing around Madonna di Campiglio, (3) there are some cross country trails available, (5) the area features many spectacular and well maintained cross-country trails.
(1) No designated luge or toboggan runs, (3) there are toboggan runs that open quite often, (5) Madonna di Campiglio has long and well maintained luge / toboggan facilities suitable for all ages.
Mountain Dining: 4.7
(1) Nowhere to buy food by the pistes, (3) some places to eat up on the mountain but they are often busy and expensive, (5) there is a variety of excellent mountain eateries right next to the slopes to suit all budgets.
(1) Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. (5) A wide variety of places to eat and drink in the resort, from fast food to fancy restaurants.
(1) Nothing to do, not even a bar, (3) there are a few bars in the resort but nothing special, (5) clubs and bars stay open until very late and have a friendly atmosphere.
Other Sports: 3.5
(1) No sports facilities at all apart from ski lifts, (3) resort has just a small public swimming pool, (5) resort has all kinds of sports facilities, including a full-size swimming pool.
(1) Besides the snow and walking there is nothing to do here, (3) the non-skier will find things to do for few days but may become bored after a week, (5) the resort area is a fascinating place to visit, regardless of winter sports.
Winter Walks: 4.3
(1) Very limited walking and no snowshoe trails, (3) a couple of designated scenic walking/snowshoe trails, (5) extensive and diverse winter walking trails for all abilities.
Ski Pass Value: 4.3
(1) A 1 week ski pass is overpriced compared to the number of lifts available, (3) the ski pass is averagely priced and covers a reasonable number of lifts, (5) ski passes are excellent value for money and cover a lot of lifts spanning a big area.
Value (National): 3.8
(1) Overall, Madonna di Campiglio is one of the most expensive ski resorts in the country and not worth the money, (3) overall represents average value for money, (5) overall offers the best value resort in the country.
Value (Global): 4.3
(1) Overall, Madonna di Campiglio is one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world, (3) overall it offers pretty average value for money compared to resorts from other countries, (5) internationally the resort offers excellent value for money.
January 18, 2016
Charles from United Kingdom
Just returned from another superb ski trip to Madonna. Despite the poor snow across Europe so far this season, Madonna remains as the premier resort for snow making and keeping the pistes in great condition. Top class hotels and lovely town. Highly recommended!
January 10, 2016
emilio from United Kingdom
Everybody must try this fab resort; classy and yet very reasonably priced. Mountain restaurants to die for!
December 26, 2015
emilio nella from United Kingdom
Guys, this is a great resort with fantastic food, great views, great snowboarding park, great all round skiing for families and friends.
You will not be disappointed I go 2/3 times a year.
March 01, 2011
Geoff from United Kingdom
At Madonna di Campiglio we stayed at the Miramonti Hotel at February half term. We loved the hotel, food and the staff are very friendly.
The skiing was great and good snow which had been topped up the previous week and we had a few cm during the first few days.
The runs are generally easy even the blacks aren't that challenging. We found the piste map a little confusing and some of the areas where the main ski runs join get a little crowded. However for half term we found it very quiet with few queues generally. Late afternoon most runs were desolate.
It has a lovely town with great shops.
I could not recommend the resort enough for families (there's very little apres ski) wanting good easy quiet skiing in a lovely town with fantastic scenery.
I would definitely go back if there weren't so many other resorts to try.
January 06, 2009
emilio nella from United Kingdom
My family are from Carisolo, 7km from Campiglio. This town is a gem and that is proven by Ferrari and Ducati who use the resort for their annual holiday in mid-January. The scuola Nazionale has great English speaking instructors for skiing and snowboarding.The Boch Refugio is very lively for lunchtime during peak season with dancing on outside tables a must whilst a glass of Bombardino or Grappa musn't go a miss. The Belverdere restaurant opposite the Belvedere ski run in Campiglio itself is second to none or Le Roi pizzeria, near the centre, is also very good. The bar Suisse is great but can be pricey depending what you drink. Tucked away next to Belvedere Rest is the creperie great for nutella and banana pancakes or any you desire. Greatest shop after Harrods is Lorenzetti nearby and the best hotel is Lorenzetti located on the approach road with its own coach to drop you off and pick you up. I've introduced over 20 friends over the years and they ALL go every year. Excellent all round resort especially for intermediate skiers and less.
January 21, 2007
karen woodman from United Kingdom
We have just come back from a brilliant week skiing in Madonna di Campiglio. We stayed at the Hotel Lorenzetti and cannot recommend it enough. The hotel is luxurious, the staff more than helpful and the food exquisite. Although there was no fresh snow, we still had a great week skiing and majority of the runs were open.
March 18, 2006
J from Netherlands
Last week I spent a magnificent week there, beautiful sunny weather and powdery slopes. Thanks to the modern lift facilities their are almost no lift queue's. The views are wonderful, with all those snowy pine trees. The restaurants can be a bit expensive so head up to Marilleva (slope connection) for cheaper restaurants.
January 30, 2006
Chris from United Kingdom
Just back from Madonna. Unbelievable amount of powder during 26/27 Jan. At least 100cm of new snow. Excellent runs; good mountain & town based restaurants.
December 29, 2003
Jeremy Mathew from United Kingdom
We have just spent a magnificent week in Madonna-di-Campiglio. The snow was great,the slopes were quiet over christmas and we never saw a lift queue all week. We stayed at the Garni Dello Sportivo hotel run by Georgio Stefani and his family.
The Pradalago lift station is almost in his car park! and you can ski to within 75 yards of the door.
All the runs were prepared well and since our return they have had lots of new snow January should be fantastic.