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Your family-run hotel in the Dolomites

Holidays like at home at Kronplatz

The Hotel Corona is the most traditional inn in San Vigilio. Built in 1505 by the knight Giovanni da Ras, the house served for a long time as the seat of justice for the surrounding lands. Since 1772, it has stood as a popular village inn for refined hospitality. The Corona has been in the hands of the Frenner family for over 100 years, and you could say they are innkeepers by vocation - now in their 7th generation.

History & Tradition

make the hotel unique

Here in the Dolomite valleys, the millennia-old Ladin language and culture have been preserved. In the language of the locals, the Dolomite village of St. Vigil is called "Al Plan de Mareo". In the South Tyrolean Dolomites, Ladin is spoken by about 18,000 people in addition to German and Italian.

From an inn, the Corona, in Ladin "Ciasa dal Cone", has been transformed into a contemporary wellness hotel that radiates peace and strength and where people who are fascinated by the Dolomites like to spend their holidays. Some of the rooms are still reminiscent of old times, the knight's parlour with its open fireplace or the parlour with its parquet panelling. Not to forget the wood-panelled restaurant with its farm oven.


Charismatic innkeeper

He himself was born and raised within the walls of the Corona. He is a nature person, loves his mountains, is an enthusiastic motorcyclist and has a profound knowledge of crystals & gemstones. Direct contact and active care of the guests are particularly important to him. As a professional hotelier as well as a local & expert consultant, he inspires his guests anew every time!


Dedicated innkeeper & patissier

Trained in stone healing according to Michael Gienger, in gemstone balance according to Monika Grundmann, bioenergetic regulation therapy according to Körbler and Shaoling Qi Gong trainer. Her knowledge & enthusiasm for crystals & gemstones can be felt throughout the house. Her greatest passion is the in-house patisserie, where she conjures up the finest delicacies every day, such as cakes, tarts and desserts, which bring a smile of pleasure to the faces of our guests.


Rosmary and Robert's daughter & horse lover

Just like her parents, Catarina is a nature lover. She is passionate about nature and animals. As an experienced rider, she takes devoted care of her Icelandic horses. During the winter, you can often find her on the slopes of Kronplatz.

After graduating from art high school, she is now studying at the Hotel Institute Montreux, pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a focus on Management. Alongside, she shares the same passion as her parents for minerals and Lithotherapy. Her handmade gemstone necklaces can be found in the hotel's own mineral shop

The Crystal Hotel Corona

Our philosophy

Over the course of many years, we have learned a lot about crystals. We have integrated this knowledge into every area of our Crystal Hotel, making your holiday, dear guests, a unique and relaxing experience. Discover how it all started!

Why Crystal Hotel?