· central location · near to ski bus stop · 10 minutes' walk to ski lift
It's hard work being the best. But hard work and dedication have been at the forefront of the Hochfilzer family's minds for generations - and from humble farmhouse beginnings we now have the magnificent AktivHotel Hochfilzer.
Located in the centre of Ellmau, the Hochfilzer is well known for its high standards, but not in a stuffy way - you'll be welcomed genuinely and treated like an old friend - Austrian style. The team have been around for a long time and are more than happy to go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Since this place is so popular, they've had to expand a little. There's the nearby AlpenPension Claudia, a cosy B&B down the road, and the Haus Garden annexe to the original hotel which is opposite. Both the Claudia and Haus Garden are nicely furnished in keeping with the main hotel - and you've still got full access to all the facilities at the Hochfilzer. 4* luxury at 3* prices.
Back in the Hochfilzer there's some serious style going on - the hotel has been furnished beautifully. There's been a thoughtful combination of the old and new. There's also the gorgeously modern wellness suite - the highlights being the panoramic sauna and hot tub that look over the Wilder Kaiser. There's an indoor swimming pool too.
Haus Garden guests take all their meals in the main hotel.
· lift (in main building) · free WiFi
Wine, dine and unwind
· sun terrace · bar and lounge · weekly live music · wine cellar with regular tastings (nominal fee)
Spa, wellness and pools
· indoor pool · spa area with sauna, indoor and outdoor whirlpools, infrared cabin and steam rooms · extra charge for massage
For the family
· children's play barn area and playroom · extra charge for winter activity programme and evening kids club
All facilities are located at the Hotel Hochfilzer. The indoor sauna is nude only, outdoor sauna is clothed
All rooms have a satellite TV, hairdryer and safe and free WiFi.
Twin Room in Haus Garten - sleeps 2: Austrian twin beds, private shower and WC.
Twin Room in Haus Garten - sleeps 2-3 (max 2 adults): Austrian twin beds, extra sofa bed, private bath, WC and balcony.
Type C Apartment in Haus Garten - sleeps 2-4 (max 3 adults): Bedroom with Austrian twin beds, living area with double sofa bed, private shower, WC and balcony.
Twin Room in Main Building - sleeps 2-3 (max 2 adults): Austrian twin beds, extra sofa bed, private shower, WC and balcony.
If you're staying in the the Haus Garten you'll still have full access to all the excellent facilities available in the Hotel Hochfilzer's main building. The Haus Garten is opposite the main hotel.
Austrian twin beds
Austrian twin beds are very common in Central Europe. They’re simply one large bed frame containing two single mattresses, both with separate duvets and linen sets, that cannot be separated. Separate twin beds are less common and can often be head to head beds, rather than side by side, if they are available.
· hot and cold buffet breakfast · 4-course evening meals with choice of main course and daily salad buffet · weekly gala dinner and farmers' buffet · Christmas and New Year's Eve gala dinners
Many Austrian hotels do not serve free tap water with meals.
•Varied terrain •Part of the Ski Welt •Austria’s fastest funicular railway
This achingly traditional Austrian village looks out to rolling hills, thick forests and those gorgeously rugged Wilder Kaiser peaks. It’s also part 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.
Great for •Beginners •Alpine village charm •Families
Snow Report: Top 165cm, Bottom 80cm
Snow Forecast: 2cm expected this week
Snow History: March average depth 133.33cm
Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:
|Innsbruck / Munich / Salzburg||1hr|
Ellmau lift pass price last reported as € 235 (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Hotel Hochfilzer.
Night skiing: No
Ellmau has NSEW facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing December- April.
|Top of slopes:||1870m|
|Bottom of piste:||820m|
|Total length of trails:||284km|
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