A firm favourite with guests, the friendly and welcoming staff and exceptional value for money make it a popular choice with families. The hotel also offers an excellent entertainment programme with shows and performances during the week. Located at the entrance to the resort, a bus service provides easy transport to and from the main gondola.
Sitting at the entrance to Arinsal, the St Gothard is a peaceful place to stay with some lovely scenery to enjoy. The resort runs a shuttle bus to the lifts as they're about 1km away, but it stops right outside and runs regularly throughout the day.
This hotel has all of the right ingredients for a relaxing ski holiday, including friendly staff, family friendly facilities and a lovely wellness area. There's also a cosy lounge with satellite TV for downtime as well, plus free Wi-Fi to stay connected.
At a glance
- Sauna and hot tub
- Family friendly
- 170 rooms
- Quiet location
- Free resort shuttle bus
- Nearest ski lift: 1km
- Tuition meeting point: 1km (top of lift)
- Resort centre: 1km
- Ski bus stop to gondola: 50m
Each of the 170 rooms are really spacious and can comfortably sleep between two and four people. All of the rooms come with satellite TV, a mini-safe and bathroom with a hairdryer and bath or shower.
The standard rooms are perfect for couples and some of them have very lovely views. When it comes to the superior rooms, they all have gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains.
The half-board meals at the St Gothard are a hot and cold buffet style breakfast and an extensive evening buffet. Parents will be pleased to know that there's also a children's buffet, so no need to worry about what the little ones will eat.
- Official rating: ****
- 24hr reception
- Free resort-run shuttle bus from the hotel to the slopes
- Free Wi-Fi
- Sauna and hot tub
- Restaurant and friendly bar area
- Cosy lounge with satellite TV
- Children's buffet area
Some facilities may incur a local charge.
Arinsal Resort Info
- 93km ski area
- Resort altitude: 1450m
- Perfect for beginners & improvers
- Excellent for families
- On-mountain childcare available
- Great choice of nightlife
- Beginner's Skiing Excellent, Intermediate Skiing Very Good
With 93km of beautifully-kept piste, Arinsal in Andorra is a great resort for beginners and improvers looking to top up their skills. Families will love the über-convenient on-mountain childcare facilities and everyone can benefit from the award-winning British ski schools.
The 44 wide-open slopes, tree-lined runs, choice of après ski activities and truly charming places to stay make this a seriously popular resort - you may never want to leave.
Off the mountain
Arinsal does a great job of balancing family friendly vibes with a lively après ski scene. Lots of small bars and hotels full of entertainment are on offer, with plenty of live music, chill lounges, bowling and arcade games and ski videos to check out.
To keep your adrenaline levels up, head to Naturlandia. It's around 45 minutes from Arinsal, the highlight of this activity park is the 3.5km alpine coaster. Named the ‘Tobotronc’, the 8-minute ride takes you down the mountain and through the La Rabassa forest.