Famous for its vast alpine skiing and traditional charm, the Austrian Alps stretch the length of the country. When you visit Austria you can expect beautiful mountain villages with snowy wooden chalets, hundreds of miles of varied terrain and a lively après ski scene to rival neighbouring French resorts. Our ski experts have handpicked the best luxury ski hotels on offer in Austria:
Hotel Elizabeth, Ischgl
The Hotel Elisabeth is a 5-star hotel in an unbeatable location, in the heart of Ischgl. Overlooking the slopes the hotel is only a few moments walk from the Pardatschgrat gondola. The largest cable car in Ischgl. Hotel Elisabeth offers a number of super chic and spacious rooms with impressive artwork, wooden floors, and excellent views. During the evening guests are invited to the ELIZA restaurant to indulge in culinary delights. Hotel Elisabeth serves a buffet breakfast every morning. On the hotel’s middle floor you will find the spa is a spectacular relaxation spot. In addition, the spa has panoramic alpine views from the infinity pool, abundant facilities, and available treatments. The hotel is complete with a lively bar, perfect for some après-ski. Moreover, this is one of Austria’s best luxury ski hotels.
Severin*s Alpine Retreat, Lech
Severin*s Alpine Retreat is a two-storey hotel that offers all the privacy of a luxury chalet with the benefits of a hotel. This Alpine Retreat in Lech only has nine rooms, and every one of them is a super luxurious suite. The property, launched in December 2016, is located in Stubenbach, Lech. Located in the hills of Stubenbach, the hotel is only a short drive from Lech. This is a ski resort linked to one of the world’s most excellent ski areas, the Arlberg boasting over 300km of pistes. Additionally, this hotel offers excellent food and has a pretty jaw-dropping indoor pool. During your stay, you will have access to the hotel’s fantastic spa facilities.
Interalpen Hotel Tyrol, Seefeld
Located on the Seefeld Plateau, is the five-star superior Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol. Situated high above the valley at a height of 1,300m, the hotel is surrounded by the Austrian Alps and is only a short drive from the town of Seefeld. Newly renovated the Interalpen Hotel Tyrol has a superb well-being offering, with a spa and several floors of fitness and relaxation. Additionally, the hotel’s unique mountain location has allowed for the most beautiful indoor-outdoor pool facilities to be built. The spa facilities include multiple saunas, a private ladies’ sauna and access to a number of beauty treatments. This is one of Ski Solutions’ best ski hotels in Austria if you are after an indulgent wellness experience.
Hotel Das Central, Solden
Nestled in the valley of Ötzal in the Western Austrian state of Tyrol, is the Hotel Das Central. As the only five star in Solden, guests will be treated to a luxurious and tranquil stay. All 125 rooms and suites are complete with a plush interior, glass bathtubs and wooden accents. As you would expect, the hotel is placed in an enviable position in the resort centre only a few moments walk to the closest lift. Additionally, the hotel features three restaurants serving fine wine and gourmet food. However, if you need to loosen your muscles after a day on the slopes. The hotel’s expansive spa complex is the ultimate relaxation area.
Hotel Alpine Palace, Hinterglemm
Hotel Alpine Palace is a five-star hotel located next to the Reiterkogel gondola, which heads towards the south-facing slopes in Hinterglemm. The hotel is highly regarded for its 2000m spa area, including an outdoor saltwater pool, hot tub, indoor pool, and also nine different sauna and steam rooms. The hotel’s spa also offers several massage and beauty treatments to keep guests relaxed. Rooms and suites at the Hotel Alpine Palace are spacious and vary from traditional to ultra-modern.
Raffl’s St Antonerhof, St. Anton
This is the best choice if you are after a super central location and a five-star treatment in St. Anton. Raffl’s St Antonerhof is one of the best ski hotels in Austria. Decorated in a traditional cosy style this hotel is complete with plenty of subtle alpine touches. The hotel’s relaxed atmosphere makes it perfect for groups and families. There is a very modern take on mountain living throughout the hotel with converted mezzanine bunkbeds and a unique candy themed bar. Raffl’s St Antonerhof spa facilities include an indoor pool, a Finnish sauna, a Turkish steam bath, a hot tub, and a fitness room with Technogym equipment. In addition, massages and beauty treatments are available. This is one of the best ski hotels in Austria.
Hotel Post, Lech
The historic Hotel Post Lech Arlberg is a former post house. It has been run by the Moosbrugger family since 1937, who have always placed great emphasis on attention to detail. This includes the hotels traditional afternoon tea every day throughout the season creating a special environment for guests to return to. The Hotel Gasthof Post features antique furniture, hand-painted woodwork and charming tiled stoves. The rooms in the Hotel Post are all individual with quirky cosy interiors. Ideally located in the centre of Lech. The hotel is only a few moments walk from the Schlegelkopf Bergbahn. In addition, the hotel’s wellness facilities include an extensive spa area, an indoor pool and a heated outdoor pool that remains open throughout the season.
Hotel Trofana Royal, Ischgl
The ultimate cosy Austrian escape, Hotel Trofana Royal is an award-winning five-star located in the heart of Ischgl. Family-run by the Von der Thannen’s. You can enjoy the stylish decor and a relaxing ambience. All the rooms are decorated in an elegant style with comfy beds and cosy surroundings, with balconies that face either the slopes or resort centre. In addition, relaxation is super important to the Von der Thannen’s. Who have newly renovated the hotel’s wellness area. Facilities now include a spacious pool (with a slide), an indoor relaxation area, a fitness studio and indoor golf. However, if you enjoy fine dining, this hotel has its very own Michelin star a la carte restaurant the Paznaunerstube, which comes complete with a wine cellar. Additionally, at the Paznaunerstube the chef innovatively fuses regional food with innovative recipes – this is a must-visit in Ischgl.
Hotel Salzburgerhof, Zell am See
For the beautiful view of Lake Zell alone, Hotel Salzburgerhof is a delightful hotel to stay in Zell am See. The hotel is located near the centre of town and there is a free bus service outside the hotel to the gondola. As well as being in a great location it has the award-winning 3500m² Wellness Schlössl boasting a Feng-Shui garden, heated outdoor pool, two indoor pools, whirlpool, six saunas, steam bath and a daily wellness and fitness programme. In addition, there’s a fantastic restaurant with excellent gourmet food on the menu. An Austrian alpine paradise.
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