With a broad view of the Dolomites, the Parkhotel Holzner is located on a sunny plateau above the South Tyrolean town of Bolzano. Built in 1908 in Alpine Art Noveau style and family-owned for four generations, the hotel has been progressively renovated and expanded over the past century. The historic character and magical atmosphere of the house has been preserved nonetheless, and enriched with additions in a modern and linear design. In 2014, the Art Nouveau rooms – which feature furnishings dating back over 100 years – were supplemented with a set of modern penthouse suites in a timeless design. In the course of expanding the attic, the observation tower was rebuilt and a second restaurant was added. In late 2017, the hotel was extended once again: the new wing feature generous suites with direct garden access and mountain views as well a spa with sauna.
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What to do
A wellness area, indoor and (heated) outdoor swimming pool, family holiday amenities (childcare, family offers, games room), hiking, biking (rental of e-bikes and mountain bikes), tennis, a large park, golf, urban attractions in Bolzano (the cable car to Bolzano is next door)
Why we like this house
An art nouveau house with an impressive collection of original furniture combined with contemporary architecture: perfect for lovers modern and early 20th century design alike.
This house is great for
A family hotel suitable for all generations, foodies (it boasts an award winning restaurant) and architecture lovers.
Details of the property
Region/Town: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Soprabolzano
Name: Parkhotel Holzner
Scenery: Sunny high plateau above Bolzano
Number of guests: Rooms for 2-4 people, Suites for up to 6 people
Architecture: Old & new
Completed: 1908, last renovation an expansion in 2018
Design: Bergmeister Wolf, Brixen; landscape architecure: Roland Della Giacoma
Published: Atrium 2/2019; several, e.g. archdaily, AIT
Awards: GEO SAISON Top 100 Hotel Europa 2019