Via Rio Bianco 4 39042 Bressanone − Italy
+39 0472 832750
Fax: +39 0472 836579
The Name “The Elephant”: The Hotel Elephant is legendary. Its success stems from its friendly atmosphere and hospitality and a great history.
Countless visitors have gazed in fascination at the hotel’s facade and marvelled at the image of the exotic animal. The elephant’s journey from far-away India through the Alps is one of European history’s wonders. The fresco depicts the meeting between East and West, an allegory for world unity. See and feel the special atmosphere behind the historic walls. You’ll find traces of the hotel’s history everywhere and feel the spirit of the past combined with modern comforts.
The hotel’s gourmet restaurant will enchant you with its historic style. The wood-panelled “Stuben” or parlours are the perfect setting for unforgettable gourmet pleasures. The special atmosphere and incomparable hospitality are a treat not only for your palate but also for your entire soul.
The Hotel enjoys a favourable central location in the old town of the diocesan and commercial city of Brixen, yet offers a wonderful feeling of peace and relaxation. All important attractions and places of interest in the city are easily reached in five minutes’ walk: the cathedral and the cathedral square, the narrow streets with their shops and arcades, the pharmacy museum, diocesan museum, etc.
The Hotel Elephant is more than just a place to spend the night. History and tradition are all-pervasive in the elegant premises with their valuable works of art, traditional parlours and elegant halls.
The generous 1.7 hectare park with its open-air pool, garden bar, walking paths, flowerbeds and fruit trees is ideal for staying awhile and relaxing. The Villa Marzari Park Annexe also offers tennis courts, a small Finnish sauna and a fitness room available free of charge.
Service & Activities
Playground: with sandpit, swing, large grass area, pedal tractor and toys
Dog exercise area: with numerous paths and grass area
Facilities: open-air pool with loungers and large sunbathing area, garden bar, tennis court, pathways, flowerbeds and herb garden, fountain, benches
Garden bar: and plenty of seating invite visitors to stay awhile and relax.
Tennis: You are welcome to try out your skills on our beautiful red clay tennis courts, available free of charge to our guests.
Fitnees & Sauna: f the Hotel Elephant is home to our small Finnish sauna, with space for four people: we will be pleased to reserve it for your personal use. Bathrobes and sandals are of course available free of charge from the hotel. Our fitness room, also in the Villa Marzari, is equipped with weights, a treadmill and rowing machine.
Culture: The old diocesan city of Brixen offers many cultural attractions. The Hofburg bishops’ palace, the cathedral and the old part of town all have plenty to discover. We will be pleased to organise individual guided tours or help in planning your trip.
Congress & Event
A unique Alpine-Mediterranean flair, an excellent conference infrastructure and within easy reach of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. These three factors combine to ensure that the South Tyrolean town of Brixen makes for an attractive conference venue. The Elephant offers historical rooms with special character for your event. Neither cold nor cool, they are full of life, surrounded by valuable works of art: our seminar rooms and meeting venues have a special atmosphere of noblesse and elegance.
Mark the check box for the room(s) of your choice and you will receive an offer with the best available rate
Walls of ancient and modern design come together perfectly, creating an elegant and refined setting.
The excellent selection of wines in selling and serving, the special ambience and warm atmosphere, but also the personal counseling and cultivated hospitality will seduce you into moments of pleasure for body and soul.
The ambience is very stylish and cozy, divided into a few zones. The service is impeccable, the personnel very friendly, the wine list is ample, the snacks are delicious.
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Monday to Wednesday: from 16:00 to 1:00
Thursday to Saturday: from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 1:00
Closed on Sunday
Rio Bianco 10, I-39042 Bressanone (BZ), Italy
Phone: +39 0472 836001
Official Website: http://www.weingalerie.it/it/#_=_
Meetings and Conferences
Hold your meeting within historic walls! Our seminar and meeting rooms are far from cold and chilly, being, as they are, full of life and works of art.
To go with the lovingly prepared dishes we also serve top quality South Tyrolean, Italian and international wines. Ask our service team for advice; we are sure to find the right wine for your occasion.
Culture and Nature
Experience the culture, traditions and life in the small town of Bressanone. The numerous churches, monasteries and secular buildings make for a charming cultural experience. Enjoy an active holiday – Bressanone and its surroundings will satisfy your every need.
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Train Station: Train station Brixen/Bressanone (500 m) Railway station Brixen (1,5 km)
Airport: Airport Bozen/Bolzano (40 km) Innsbruck (A) (80 km) Verona (200 km)
By Car: Exit motorway Brixen/Bressanone: 3 km Motorway: Brennerautobahn (5 km)