Hotel Jakobwirt, Westendorf

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Location - where is Hotel Jakobwirt

· central location · 4 minutes' walk to the Alpenrose gondola · ski bus stop outside · 2 minutes' walk to the Schneeberg lift and the nursery slopes


Overview - hotel description - Hotel Jakobwirt description

The Hotel Jakobwirt, run by the Ziepl sisters, is renowned for its friendly service and its traditional Tyrolean décor, helping bring to life a truly Austrian experience.

Centrally located in Westenforf, this hotel mirrors many of the qualities of the village – charm, tradition and a cosy atmosphere. From the hotel you can walk to the beginner slopes in just two minutes, or over to the Alpenrose gondola – which gives you access to the incredible SkiWelt area – in under five.

Natural materials and local craftsmanship were used in its design, helping complement the surrounding Kitzbühel Alps. The bedrooms are filled with custom furnishings made from high-quality materials and are equipped with all the usual hotel-room necessities to make your stay that little bit more comfortable.

If it’s the views you’ve come for, then the hotel’s sunny terrace, overlooking the picturesque Brixen Valley, will be right up your street. If wellness is more to your taste, then take advantage of the hotel’s wellness oasis. Freshen up with a dip in the indoor pool or a session to the sauna or infrared cabin.

There’s also a lot of focus on food at the Jakobwirt. The highly qualified chefs spend their days creating hearty and inventive 6-couse evening meals with both local and national influences. When it comes to wine, one of the Ziepl sisters, a certified sommelier, will be more than happy to give you a few recommendations.


Facilities - Hotel Jakobwirt features

· only non-smoking bar in Westendorf · indoor pool and sauna · extra charge for infrared cabin · lounge with open fire place · library · free WiFi · lift to all floors · ski room with heated boot rack· 50 rooms


Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

All rooms have a hairdryer, safe, telephone and flatscreen satellite TV, and are non-smoking.

Twin room - sleeps 2: Austrian twin beds, private bath or shower and WC.

Single room - sleeps 1: single bed, private shower and WC.

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.


Meals - food and drink in Hotel Jakobwirt

· buffet breakfast · 6-course evening meals with a choice of main course, daily salad and cheese buffets · weekly starter and dessert buffets · weekly gala dinner or farmer's buffet · vegetarian meals available · Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners included

Please note
Please do not wear sportswear or ski gear for evening meals.

Many Austrian hotels do not serve free tap water with meals.

We update Hotel Jakobwirt'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.
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Resort - about Westendorf - about holidays in Westendorf - about ski holidays in Westendorf - about ski holidays in Westendorf Austria

Part of the SkiWelt Varied terrain Efficient lift system

Lovely old Westendorf is easily one of the prettiest Austrian ski resorts – but there’s more to this village than Alpine charm galore. It’s one of the nine resorts in the whopping SkiWelt area, and with Kitzbühel just along the valley there’s no shortage of excellent skiing.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Austrian village charm Beginners

Westendorf webcam

Snow Report: Top 0cm, Bottom 0cm

Snow Forecast: 5cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 46.5cm

Westendorf trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Innsbruck80 km, 1 hour
Salzburg80 km, 1.5 hours
Munich150 km, 2 hours
Region:Austria Alps.
First opened:1948

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

Town altitude: 1155m
Top of slopes: 1957m
Bottom of piste: 1155m
Vertical drop: 1027m
Total length of trails:284 km in the whole SkiWelt area
Longest piste:8km
Crowned most beautiful village in Europe in 1998 by the Entente Floral Association, sunny Westendorf has glorious views of the Windau valley and is fit to bursting with old school Austrian charm. A pastel yellow, onion domed church is surrounded by wooden chalets and trees, the wild and rugged Wilder Kaiser massif towering in the distance. Traffic jams, flashing lights and concrete tower blocks are worlds away. It doesn‘t take long to make the break from busy town life. A short transfer time (around an hour) ...
A great advantage of Westendorf’s position is the fact that slopes there are generally quieter than on the main SkiWelt circuit due to the majority of the skiing being on the other side of the valley between Brixen and Scheffau. Gentle nursery slopes are conveniently located near the village and there are some gentle blues like Piste 11, a long and scenic run through the trees. Intermediates are spoilt for choice with around 128km of red runs to conquer in the SkiWelt massif. Some highlights include the re...
The après is lively but compared with nearby Kitzbühel it’s more contained and family oriented. That being said there are some great places to have a drink and unwind after a day on the slopes. The après ski starts on the slope-side sun terraces when the lifts begin to close. Particular favourites are the Bruchstall and Gerry’s Inn based on nursery slopes 83 and 84. Later in the evening popular bars include the Village Pub and Kibo both of which have regular live music evenings. For a classy evening out wit...

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