Hotel Zur Post

  • Austrian Tyrol, Austria, Alpbach

  • 3.5

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Hotel Zur Post is in a great location in the centre of the picturesque village of Alpbach. It's a traditional hotel full of original features and typical Austrian charm. There's a bus stop less than 100 metres from the hotel; from there, it's a short ride to the Wiedersbergerhorn lift, or you can head further afield to explore the rest of the region.

Authentic Austrian decor

The cosy dining room feels like a hunter's lodge, with wood panelling and antlers on the walls. Breakfast and dinner are a feast for the taste buds. Fill your boots and enjoy seasonal produce, hearty home cooking, and regional recipes with an international twist.

Cosy rooms with a view

The typically Tyrolean bedrooms are individually designed and carefully furnished - they're exactly the cosy retreat you'll want at the end of the day. To enjoy spectacular Alpbach views from the moment you wake up, opt for a room with a balcony.

Added value

No supplement on single rooms

Free use of lifts and local buses - with Alpbachtal Summer Card

Free guided walks - with Alpbachtal Summer Card

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

24/7 support & tailored advice from our local resort team


Surrounded by meadows and forests and set against the Gratlspitz peaks, Alpbach is a village from the pages of a fairy tale. Wooden houses with flower-filled balconies decorate peaceful streets, while many of the surrounding farms have been run by the same families for centuries. This makes it one of the best places for digging into mountain food – just the fuel you need for hiking. Gondolas glide up to mountain tracks, footpaths meander along meadows and valleys, and three gorges line up some seriously dramatic vistas.

Walking holidays in Alpbachtal

There are around 900 kilometres of marked paths around Alpbach – and the Wiedersbergerhorn gondola is a great introduction to them. It whisks walkers up to the highest slopes above Alpbach, where some of the most beautiful hikes in the Kitzbühel Alps unroll. For more of a challenge, clamber to one of the three peaks of Gratlspitze mountain for views into the valley far below. There are also plenty of wanders between the villages, farmsteads and serene chapels along the valley floor. Not sure where to begin? Join a guided walking tour from the tourist office.

Alpbach Valley style

Many of the houses, shops and cafés in Alpbach haven’t changed since the first log was laid. They all showcase a distinct woodcarving technique that shapes everything from gables and altars to the furniture in hotels and restaurants. However, one building has broken the mould. The Congress Centre - which hosts the annual scientific and political European Forum Alpbach - blends into the mountainside like a glass Hobbit house.

Architecture isn’t the only thing special about Alpbach. Alpbachtal Hüttenjause food platters lay out Tyrolean specialities such as mountain sausages and hay-milk cheese (tastier than it sounds). Most ingredients are plucked from the farms of the Alpbach Valley, some of which have been in the same family for over 300 years. Go to the Alpine Farmers’ Museum, about a 20-minute bus ride away, to see how people lived in centuries past.

Family holidays: mountain coasters and enchanted forests

Alpbach is a paradise for young children - the Wiedersbergerhorn lift is the gateway to Lauserland – a mountain playground with an alpine rollercoaster, panoramic towers and rope courses. Further along the Alpbach Valley, another lift goes from Reith im Alpbachtal to the tree swings and wobbly bridges of Juppi’s Enchanted Forest. Reith is also the spot for swimming in the village’s picturesque lake.

Gorge hikes and exploring on bikes

There are three gorge walks within easy reach of Alpbach. A 1.5-hour ramble along Tiefenbach Gorge winds past a turquoise river and otherworldly rock formations, the speedy waters of the Kaiser Gorge are a favourite with white-water rafters and experienced kayakers, and the Kundl Gorge lays out an easy path along one of the most dramatic canyons in Austria. 

Cyclists are in their element in Alpbach too, with routes including forest tracks, high-altitude paths between mountain huts and quiet mountain roads.

Why book a summer holiday in Alpbach with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Alpbach’s best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Alpbach include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team overseas can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

  • No. of rooms: 20
  • Official rating: 3.5


Standard Austrian Twin Rooms are around 18m² and sleep two people. These rooms have a balcony.

Comfort Austrian Twin Rooms are around 18m² and can sleep two to three people. These rooms also have a balcony and seating area.

Superior Austrian Twin Rooms are more spacious at around 25m² and sleep two to three people. These rooms also have a balcony and seating area.

Economy Single Rooms are 17m². These rooms do not have a balcony.

All rooms have:

  • TV
  • Safe
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer

General information

  • Check-in: 2pm
  • Check-out: 10am

Local fees and taxes

A resort tourist tax of approx. €3.50 per person per night is payable locally. Children under the age of 15yrs are exempt.


  • Steps into property: Yes
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Due to the steepness of the village, we do not recommend this resort for guests with limited mobility.

Longitude: 11.93984
Latitude: 47.3991843

  • Transfer time approx. 1 hour from Innsbruck airport
  • Located in the village centre
  • 9 minutes by bus to the nearest lift
  • 220 metres to the nearest supermarket
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop

Spa & wellness facilities

  • Outdoor solar-heated swimming pool (Jul-Aug)
  • Finnish sauna
  • Eucalyptus steam room
  • Pool towels

Additional facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden with sun loungers
  • Parking

Family facilities

  • Cots & linen
  • Early kids meals available (from 6pm)
  • Playroom

The breakfast buffet is excellent, with a range of dishes, and organic options available too. Enjoy various Tyrolean ham and sausage specialities, breads, cheeses and eggs from the Alpbachtal region, muesli, fresh fruits, homemade jams, fruit juices and much more. Something to celebrate? Book a rustic Farmer's Breakfast. Served in the cosy stubli, it's a private alternative to the buffet and must be reserved in advance (payable locally).

The evening meal is four courses with choice of main dish and a daily salad buffet. Fresh and local produce are used to create a mix of typically Austrian/Tyrolean and international dishes. Alongside your meal, enjoy a selection of Tyrolean draft beers, selected Austrian and international wines and soft drinks (payable locally).

  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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per person from £779
Includes £20pp discount
25/06/2025 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
Half Board
Hotel Zur Post
Austrian Tyrol, Alpbach
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