Where to Stay in Sauze d'Oulx

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Sauze d'Oulx village below the slopes of the Vialattea, Italy
Old town sector of Sauze d
Old town sector of Sauze d'Oulx retains its traditional character
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Sauze d'Oulx resort village sits amongst the forested slopes of Monte Triplex
Old world charm at Hotel Chez Toi in Oulx
Old world charm at Hotel Chez Toi in Oulx
Hotel Monte Triplex has simple ski-in ski-out accommodations at Sportinia in Sauze d
Hotel Monte Triplex has simple ski-in ski-out accommodations at Sportinia in Sauze d'Oulx ski resort
Hotel La Torre is prominent against the Sauze d
Hotel La Torre is prominent against the Sauze d'Oulx skyline
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The road to Sauze d'Oulx passes through Oulx
Hotel Assiatta is a lovely place to stay in central Sauze d
Hotel Assiatta is a lovely place to stay in central Sauze d'Oulx
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Sauze d'Oulx village is ski-in via on & off-piste trails & routes
Oulx old town centre has a
Oulx old town centre has a 'fun' narrow 'main' road linking it to the ski resort
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Sauze d'Oulx has limited ski-in ski-out lodgings on the villages upper end
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Several of Sauze d'Oulx better hotels have pleasant pool & spa facilities
Hotel K2 is one of Sauze d
Hotel K2 is one of Sauze d'Oulx best hotels
The old town at Oulx comes complete with narrow lanes, fortified towers & stone everything!
The old town at Oulx comes complete with narrow lanes, fortified towers & stone everything!
A free ski bus shuttle completes regular laps of Sauze d
A free ski bus shuttle completes regular laps of Sauze d'Oulx to move guests up to the ski lifts
Old town Oulx at night
Old town Oulx at night
Hotel La Torre
Hotel La Torre's dizzying centre
Serendipity Hotel hot tub at Sauze d
Serendipity Hotel hot tub at Sauze d'Oulx
Sportinia ski-in ski-out lodgings
Sportinia ski-in ski-out lodgings
Ski or board into Sauze d
Ski or board into Sauze d'Oulx

Where to Stay in Sauze d'Oulx

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Best Places to Stay in Sauze d’Oulx Ski Resort

Accommodation at Sauze d’Oulx ski resort can be separated into several distinct localities. Below the ski resort and not connected to the ski lifts, the town of Oulx (1,100m elevation) has a newer town near the railway station, plus a charming cobble-stoned old town further up the hill. At the ski resort base, Sauze d’Oulx similarly has several sectors – the lower Jouvenceaux, the main resort centre with high-rise developments at Sauze d’Oulx (1,510m elevation), plus a nearby original sector with more intimate streets & traditional mountain village architecture. Above the resort village several ski-in ski-out lodgings are available near & below Sportinia (2,050m elevation).

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We love the old town in Oulx & there are some fantastic traditional lodgings there in historic buildings, but it is hard to beat being closer to the ski lifts at Sauze d’Oulx. Be aware of the wide & varying quality of accommodations available at Sauze d’Oulx, read on for recommendations of the better ones.

The Sauze d’Oulx ski resort area is replete with 3-star hotels & apartments but lacking in high-end 5-star lodgings. If you are seeking luxury accommodations, you are probably in the wrong ski resort!

Ski-in Ski-out Lodgings

Above Sauze d’Oulx at around 2000m altitude, a small cluster of restaurants, bars & mountain hotels are near the ski lifts at the mid-mountain locality of Sportinia. Lively at the end of the day due to several après ski bars, then noticeably quiet after hours, Sportinia is a marvellous spot to get guaranteed first tracks. Hotel Monte Triplex is in a ski-in ski-out location at Sportinia providing simple rooms, good food & après ski entertainment.

Lower down the mountain & just above the main village, Hotel Chalet Del Sole offers ski-to-door access from the Clotes slope & great restaurant dining serving characteristic Piedmont cuisine. The Sauze d’Oulx village is more readily accessible after-hours from here, rather than up at Sportinia.

Sauze d’Oulx Village Accommodations

The main ski resort village at Sauze d'Oulx will not win any awards for prettiest alpine village or most modern ski resort village! Put plainly it feels tired & could in part be rightfully accused of dwelling in the heady days of skiing’s glorious past in the late 70s to 90s. That aside, in fresh snow everything looks awesome, people are smiling, and the village can hum - particularly on weekends. During the week in the depths of January or March, the Sauze d’Oulx seems deserted during the day & exceedingly quiet at night. Whilst not the most inspired place, it is convenient, generally affordable & has all one requires for an extended stay. Some classic ski bars still exist to add a bit of gritty nightlife to the resort, as well traditional local restaurants.

Sauze d’Oulx is separated into the lower Jouvenceaux & then Sauze d’Oulx at the top of the road. Within Sauze d’Oulx itself, there is a lovely, old original village sector, surrounded by the relatively newer ski resort developments. Both Jouvenceaux & Sauze d’Oulx are connected to the piste trails by chairlifts. Whilst standards vary, there are many superb hotels within the village. Apartments are widely available, but quality cannot be guaranteed. Several lovely holiday homes are also available for larger self-catering groups.

At the main resort village, the high-rise hotels & apartments spread around & down from the Clotes chairlift base. Whilst some are ski in / ski out, most are not. And even though hotels will claim to be ‘200m form the ski lift’, the reality is the 200m is steep uphill that bemuses the majority of guests (not us, but we aren’t the majority!). if walking up a hill to the ski lifts insults your sensibilities, or just hurts in ski boots, fear not. A regular ski bus does laps of the village to keep everyone happy.

The best places to stay are centrally located a few hundred metres from the lifts (hah!) & include the Du Parc Hotel, Hotel K2, Serendipity Hotel & Hotel Assietta. If seeking more traditional experiences, the Hotel Gran Trun is hidden away in the old sector providing lovely rooms & stellar local cuisine. The iconic ‘Sestriere-like’ Hotel La Torre provides ever reliable lodgings & food, with guaranteed excellent mountain views.

In Jouvenceaux, numerous apartments & holiday chalets are the go-to option. The La Fontaine has great après at the bottom of the quad chair.

See the full availability via our Sauze d'Oulx Ski Accommodation Listings page.

Oulx Village Accommodations

Away from ski lifts & slopes, the town of Oulx is 5km down the road. Blessed with a gorgeous compact old town, Oulx has some exceptional lodgings & restaurants (including the delectable La Barrìca). The main street through the old town is the narrow Via des Ambrois. Parked cars & pedestrians are in jeopardy along this street! Behind the Via de Ambrois, through a lovely arched pathway & trail is the Torre Delfinale, a 600yr old, fortified tower overlooking the lower town. The town is connected to the resort by a semi-regular ski bus. Anyone staying in the old town should park cars off the street in the lot up near the church.

The best places to stay in Oulx are all in the old town. The pick of them is the exceptional BnB 1504. A short stroll up the road are two lovely traditional hotels, the Hotel Chez Toi & Hotel Oberje De La Viere.

If just using Oulx a stepping stone to other Via Lattea locations or somewhere beyond, near the train station stay at the very good value Hotel du Commerce.

See the full availability via our Oulx Ski Accommodation Listings page.

Other Lodging Options

The best alternative accommodations to Sauze d’Oulx & Oulx are in the Via Lattea’s centrally located town of Cesana Torinese. Only 15km by road from Sauze d’Oulx, Cesana is a lovely valley village close to the gondola to Sansicario & the chairlifts to Claviere & France. Alternatives to the valley include the nearby original mountain village of San Sicario Torinese in gorgeous lodgings like the Agriturismo Barba Gust. Further up the hill near the ski lifts, utilitarian, but ski-in ski-out Sansicario Alto village has loads of apartments for rent, but in a location where convenience may be king, but atmosphere & quality may be lacking.

See the full availability via our Cesana-Torinese Ski Accommodation Listings page.

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