- Set in the heart of the pedestrian mall in the very center of Cortina, the Ancora hotel offers its guests friendly atmosphere like in a private home. The Ancora hotel, build in 1826 in a typical Ampezzano style, is one of the oldest hotels in Cortina. The owners decorated the hotels interiors with fine antique furniture creating an elegant historic ambiance. Guests will admire wooden balconies as well as beautifully carved and painted interior details. Cortina is the famous and elite resort town, know for its exclusive clientele, fabulous shopping and the hospitality of the mountain people. Cortina D'Ampezzo has, for nearly a century, been the most fashionable resort city in the breathtaking Dolomite Mountain region. Cortina lies in a valley of beautiful mountains that offer cross-country and downhill skiing, bobsledding and skating in winter; there are lovely hiking trails in summer. Naturally, the emphasis in this resort town is on having fun-it's hard to avoid. The Hotel also sponsors a literary and artistic salon hosted by the well-known writer Milena Milani. The salon offers exhibitions by illustrious painters, sculptors and other artists as well as conferences and cultural debates. Splendid restaurant with gothic arches hand-painted in shades of blue invites guests to savor beautifully presented international dishes that are a pleasure to see and to eat. Candle light and classical music create cozy atmosphere. The restaurant is open to the public. In The Artists Tavern, open at night and decorated with hand-painted ceramics, guests will enjoy a variety of delicious dishes. Guests will enjoy the unforgettable outdoor terraces at the Ancora hotel overlooking the main promenade of Cortina. Guests can watch the life of the the most beautiful mountain resorts in the world. The Viennese Terrace is a large sunny area with windows over the famous Corso Italia, the promenade of Cortina. It was designed in memory of Francesco Giuseppe, the Emperor of Austria. The terrace include a restaurant/cafe decorated in Biedermeier style that is also used as a meeting room. Guests will enjoy having breakfast and lunch in the terrace admiring the flowers, splendid views of Cortina and the Dolomite Alps. In the lobby and sitting rooms, decorated with Venetian columns, tapestries, Etruscan vases, guests will relax, meet friends or savor delicious drinks and snacks in the cozy bar. The Ancora hotel features elegant double rooms, junior suites and suites with a breathtaking views of the Dolomite Alps. The guest rooms are decorated with traditional mountain style with numerous refined details. The Ancoras newly decorated rooms feature Jacuzzi baths, balconies and splendid views of the mountains, the valley and Cortinas historic bell tower. All rooms are equipped with: Private bathroom Mini bar Safe deposit box Radio CD/DVD player Satellite TV Junior suites and suites also have a separate bedroom and sitting area. Suites are more spacious and also have 2 bathrooms with water massage. The Suites and Junior Suites boast balconies opening to the main promenade of Cortina. Facilities available to guests: Restaurant Tavern Sun terrace Lobby Lobby bar The hotel accepts major credit cards.