The Grand Hotel Molveno has always played an important role in Molveno’s rise to tourism prominence
A hotel supported by the SAT (Tridentine Alpinist Society) and by Mr Attilio Bettega in particular, a member of the SAT who would become the hotel’s first director and then sole owner.
A hotel in Molveno founded under the Austro-Hungarian Empire to stimulate tourism in the Trentino mountains and to promote the Dolomites, before becoming Molveno’s 5-star hotel under the effective management of great-grandfather Attilio.
The hundred-year history of the hotel dates back to the beginning of the 1900s during the prosperous years of the “Belle Époque” when the hotel was a magnet for the well-to-do of the time. It then suffered a terrible blow during the Second World War when German troops confiscated the hotel and used it as a logistical base.