tiny starlight room in the dolomites offers dramatic views of the alpine landscape tiny starlight room in the dolomites offers dramatic views of the alpine landscape
mar 15, 2016

tiny starlight room in the dolomites offers dramatic views of the alpine landscape

tiny starlight room in the dolomites offers dramatic views of the alpine landscape
all images © giacomo pompanin

 

 

 

just beyond the lively, northern italian town of cortina d’ampezzo, the ‘starlight room dolomites‘ welcomes guests wanting an intimate retreat from urban life. accommodating single visitors, couples, and small groups, the tiny cabin offers unobstructed views of the surrounding alpine landscape. placed at an altitude of 2,055 meters (6,742 feet), the wooden abode is set on faux-skis and features a glass ceiling and walls, providing a panoramic perspective of the mountainous setting. a double bed fits snugly inside the enclosed transparent chamber, allowing visitors to observe the starry sky by night, far from light pollution and noise. adventurous guests can arrive to the site by snowmobile or using snowshoes. 

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the tiny abode offers unobstructed views of the surrounding landscape

 

 

 

realized by raniero campigotto, owner of the nearby rifugio col gallina mountain lodge, the mobile ‘starlight room’ includes humble amenities that enhance the experience of sleeping in a semi-outdoor space. once inside, guests can watch a movie, listen to music from their smartphones, adjust the temperature to the desired level, and even modify the angle of the bed to best admire the view. additionally, a menu of local cuisine is served alongside a specially selected wine and dessert. 

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guests enjoy a panoramic perspective of the mountainous setting

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the cabin is placed at an altitude of 2,055 meters (6,742 feet)

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‘starlight room’ is set on faux-skis and features a glass ceiling and transparent walls

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visitors are able to observe the starry sky by night, far from light pollution and noise 

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‘starlight room’ includes humble amenities that enhance the experience

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glass walls and a translucent ceiling surround the double bed, offering epic views of the alpine landscape 

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the angle of the bed can be modified to best admire the view

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inside guests can watch a movie and listen to music from their smartphones

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adventurous guests can arrive to the site by snowmobile or using snowshoes

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