Good practice business BLASLA HOF

Contributor Herbert Hamele
Country Italy
  • ETGG2030-GP
Organisation BLASLA HOF
Postal address Unterstein 7, 39030 Gsies, Italia
Release date 08/04/2022
Landscape type Mountain
  • Good Governance & CSR
GSTC Criteria for Industry
  • A7 Buildings and infrastructure
  • A7.3 Sustainable practices and materials
  • B3 Local purchasing
  • B4 Local entrepreneurs
  • C2 Protecting cultural heritage
  • D1.3 Energy conservation
  • D2.1 Greenhouse gas emissions
  • D2.4 Solid waste
Marketplace category Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Type Best Practice Business (Best Practice Business)
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Serviced chalet accommodation



Protected areas nearby:

Dolomite environments

Certifying body:

Bio hotels


Outstanding contributions

The Blasla Hof offers apartments and chalets, a cave swimming pool, sauna and hay bath, with a central stube providing a buffet breakfast and some evening meals.  There are opportunities for communal cooking and learning with the hosts to make local specialities such as knödel dumplings.  The Bio Hotels certification requires comprehensive management of resources and CO2. The business is climate neutral, with 100% green electricity. Products used are organic and locally sourced.

The enterprise has tried to maintain traditional practices in construction and furnishings. Natural materials are used, such as wooden floors and furniture, walls of stone and fragrant Zirmholz wood, and the use of sheep wool and hay in insulation, fabrics, beds and pillows.  Items are handmade and based on genuine South Tyrolean craftwork.   The purchasing of produce (eggs, milk, cereals, bread, honey, bacon, sausage, vegetables, cheese, herbs, juice and wine) from a wide range of local farmers, strengthens the regional economy.

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