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Hotel Hochfilzer, Ellmau


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Hotel Hochfilzer Ratings & Customer Feedback
5.0 out of 5 based on 1 review
We were upgraded to the Hochfilzer from the Pension Claudia, overall it was a great hotel and exactly what we wanted, I’d stay here again. Some of the guests including us were unwell during the week (nothing to do with the food here, think someone brought a bug over) but the staff handled it well and apart f... + more
anonymous, Highland
5 out of 5
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Package - what's included - what's included & available - what's included plus available extras - what's included & what extras are available

Half Board
Ferry Included
No Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Hotel Hochfilzer

    • Main gondola for resort 2km away
    • Nearest bus stop 50 metres away
    • 150 metres to the nursery slopes
  • Nearest Lift:

    Hartkaiser cable railway

Overview - hotel description - Hotel Hochfilzer description

This authentic Austrian hotel, owned by the Hochfilzer family since 1832 is cosy and welcoming. It's famed for its high standards of cuisine and service. The Hotel consists of two parts, the main hotel and the 3 star ‘Haus Garden’ which is across the road.

Families - any extra notes for parents with children

Early child meals and child's menu available in restaurant

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Games room
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel kids club

Facilities - Hotel Hochfilzer features

Newly refurbished bar and reception area

  • Lounge with open fireplace
  • Newly extended rustic residents’ restaurant with wintergarden
  • à la carte stube
  • Leisure area with indoor pool, sauna, steam room, infrared cabin and jacuzzi (Free)
  • Massage (pay locally)
  • Terrace
  • Children’s playroom
  • Table Tennis
  • Wi-Fi internet access in the rooms & lobby (Free)
  • Lift in main building.
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Solarium
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 71
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 4


Haus Garden Annexe across the road

  • Official rating: 4


Standard Austrian twin rooms are around 18-22m² and have bath or shower, as well as a balcony. Room amenities include free Wi-Fi, cable TV, safe, radio, telephone, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Komfort Austrian twins are more spacious at 20-25m². These rooms have a shower and can sleep up to three using the extra single sofa bed.

Deluxe Austrian twins offer the most space at 30-25m². These rooms have a bath and can sleep up to four (double sofa bed). Please call to book this room category as they are on a request basis.

Standard Single rooms are around 15-18m² and have a shower.

Haus Garden Annexe Austrian twin rooms are around 15-20m². These rooms are across the road from the main building and have a bath or shower.

Bedroom facilities

  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Wireless internet
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Swimming pool/spa areas have no wheelchair access however hotel is on flat in centre of village. Easy access to reception/restaurant. Bath lift available on request. There are two rooms which are for wheelchair users on request.

Meals - food and drink in Hotel Hochfilzer

  • Hot & Cold buffet breakfast
  • 4 course evening meal with 3 choices of main dish plus daily salad buffet
  • Weekly gala dinner and farmers’ buffet
  • Guests staying in the Haus Garden eat in the main hotel
  • Christmas and New Year gala dinners included.
  • One Vegetarian choice daily
  • No of restaurants: 2
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Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
We update Hotel Hochfilzer's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - hotel dates & departure airports - Hotel Hochfilzer dates & departure airports

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Sat 24 Dec 202224/12/22
£1409Special OfferDeal
Sat 31 Dec 202231/12/22
£1399Special OfferDeal
Sat 07 Jan 202307/01/23
£1143Special OfferDeal
Sat 14 Jan 202314/01/23
£1069Special OfferDeal
Sat 21 Jan 202321/01/23
£1109Special OfferDeal
Sat 28 Jan 202328/01/23
£1169Special OfferDeal
Sat 04 Feb 202304/02/23
£1169Special OfferDeal
Sat 11 Feb 202311/02/23
£1599Special OfferDeal
Sat 18 Feb 202318/02/23
£1459Special OfferDeal
Sat 25 Feb 202325/02/23
£1453Special OfferDeal
Sat 04 Mar 202304/03/23
£1139Special OfferDeal
Sat 11 Mar 202311/03/23
£1079Special OfferDeal
Sat 18 Mar 202318/03/23
£1059Special OfferDeal
This package holiday to Hotel Hochfilzer in Ellmau, Austria departs Saturday 18th March 2023, for a 7 night stay on a "half board" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.

Resort - about Ellmau - about holidays in Ellmau - about ski holidays in Ellmau - about ski holidays in Ellmau Austria

Varied terrain Part of the Ski Welt Austria’s fastest funicular railway 288km of pistes

This traditional Austrian village looks out to rolling hills, thick forests and those gorgeously rugged Wilder Kaiser peaks. It’s also part of one of the country’s biggest ski area and, if that wasn’t enough to shout from the rooftops, the transfer time’s less than an hour.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Beginners Alpine village charm Families

Ellmau webcam

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Snow History: December average depth 47.83cm

Ellmau trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Munich1hr 10mins
Salzburg1hr 10mins
First opened:1950

Ellmau lift pass price last reported as € 235 (Adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Hochfilzer.
Night skiing: Yes
Ellmau has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December- April.

Town altitude: 820m
Top of slopes: 1870m
Bottom of piste: 820m
Vertical drop: 1220m
Total length of trails:284km
Longest piste:7.5km
Set at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser Mountain range, Ellmau has a small population and so much classic Austrian charm that you’re unlikely to get through the week without donning Lederhosen or a dirndl. The village is built of the sturdy wood and stone structures you only find in the mountains, made picture-perfect by the central parish church. It’s not all about the aesthetics - you’ll find some excellent eateries, affordable après ski, and good quality chalets, hotels and apartments of all shapes, sizes an...
The resort has an excellent lift system connecting to the neighbouring villages of Going and Scheffau. It really comes into its own for beginners: children’s lessons take place in ‘Kinderland’ (next to the ski school office on Alte Straße 3) which is kitted out with magic carpets, snow plough area and mini slaloms. You’ll find a range of short, gentle blues at the bottom of the mountain leading down into Ellmau and Going, well protected and separate from the rest of the ski area. #100b from Astberg is a nic...
The local après is low key but merry, with Pub 66 easily winning the gong for most popular drink spot (trust us, after a few sherries the karaoke here starts looking a lot more appealing). Living up to Austria’s reputation for stein-swinging après. If you’re in the mood to warm up and relax, we love the Bettina - a gorgeous mountainside café in the perfect location for a family pit stop on the way back down the slopes - they do smashing hot chocolates and glühwein. Amongst the thirty-something re...

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"Excellent, would return"

anonymous, Highland
5/ out of 5
We were upgraded to the Hochfilzer from the Pension Claudia, overall it was a great hotel and exactly what we wanted, I’d stay here again. Some of the guests including us were unwell during the week (nothing to do with the food here, think someone brought a bug over) but the staff handled it well and apart from that everything was good. The food was excellent – traditional Austrian fare. Our room was good apart from the Austrian thing of making a double out of two singles. We found the mattress incredibly hard but when we mentioned it half way through the week they provided us with a mattress topper. The hotel has a great location where you can reach the pistes on a ten minute bus ride.
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