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Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

  • Austria, Obergurgl

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Set right in the village centre with walks starting directly from the doorstep, the Edelweiss & Gurgl is one of Obergurgl's leading hotels and has long been a favourite with Inghams guests. It offers an unrivalled range of activities and facilities for those who want to make the most of the stunning mountain setting and views. Run by our good friends the Scheiber family, it is also known for its high standards of food and service.

There is a daily programme of guided walks with qualified mountain guides, and guests can even hike up to the hotel's own mountain retreat, the 'Ramol hut' at 3,000m, for an overnight stay and traditional Tyrolean dinner. Families are well catered for with a daily activity club for adults and children, plus a full horse-riding school providing lessons and hacks.

The hotel is traditionally furnished to a high standard throughout, with a superb spa and indoor/ outdoor pool area and a conservatory and terrace to enjoy the wonderful south-facing valley views.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 132
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4.5
  • Standard rooms 'Bergfex' 16m² with queen bed have bath or shower, some have a balcony
  • 26m² 'Gaisberg' Austrian twins with bath or shower and a south-facing balcony
  • 24m² 'Brunnenkogel' Austrian twins have bath or shower
  • 20m² 'Spiegekogell' Austrian twins have bath or shower, balcony and are south facing
  • 26m² Austrian twin 'Zuckerhutl' have bath or shower, balcony and are north-facing 
  • 42m² family suite 'Edelweiss' has two rooms sleeping 3-4 have a separate bedroom, bath, lounge area and north facing balcony
  • 'Bergfex' for sole use with bath and south-facing balcony are available at a supplement
  • All rooms have flat screen digital TV with BBC1, BBC2 & BBC World News, radio, telephone, safe, bathrobes, slippers, and hairdryer.

Bedroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Meals

  • Extensive hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • 4 course dinner with three choices of main dish including vegetarian plus varied salad buffet and cheese selection
  • Weekly gala dinner, barbecue or farmers’ buffet.
  • Gluten free meals on request
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Obergurgl

The ideal resort for those wanting to experience high alpine walking, fresh mountain air and wildlife. As the highest parish in Austria this quiet, compact village is found at the end of the scenic Ötz valley with miles of extensive, well-marked paths directly from the hotel door, offering many challenging hikes as well as easier walks to viewing platforms and mountain alms reached by gondola. From the top of the Hohe Mut there is a spectacular glacial panorama, whilst a more gentle footpath winds down along the river to Zwieselstein and Sölden passing waterfalls and mountain huts. Fauna and flora enthusiasts will love it here, with an abundance of wild flowers as well as golden eagles, chamois, ibex and marmots. The popular Ötztal card includes travel on all lifts, hikers’ buses and public transport in the area, as well as bike hire and entrance to local attractions, and there are full walking programmes offered by the tourist office and some hotels.

Obergurgl opens its doors to a new mountain hut: Schönwieshütte set at 2,266 meters above sea level in a peaceful location at the entrance to the Rotmoostal valley. There is a large sunbathing terrace where Tirolean specialties are served amongst stunning mountain views.

Things to do in resort

The popular Obergurgl card is an excellent way to explore the area and includes a choice of two guided walks per day, transport to and from the starting point of the walks and use of the lifts whilst on the walks. Fauna and flora enthusiasts will love holidays in Obergurgl, with an abundance of wild flowers as well as golden eagles, chamois, ibex and marmots to be seen

  • 1300km of marked walking trails
  • Alpine and Nordic walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Climbing
  • Horse riding & lessons at the Scheiber Haflinger Riding Arena
  • Tennis
  • Paragliding
  • Mini golf 
  • Aqua Dome thermal spa (Längenfeld)
  • Zirbenwald pine forest nature trail
  • Lifts to the Hohe Mut Alm and Top Mountain Star restaurants at 3000m with panoramic views

 

The ÖTZTAL PREMIUM CARD

FREE to all guests. This card is provided by your hotel on arrival and includes:

  • FREE daily return trip on local cable car
  • FREE use of all public transport incl. glacier road &
  • Timmelsjoch high Alpine road
  • FREE bike hire (1 day)
  • FREE entrance to outdoor pools and lidos, including Aquadome Längenfeld
  • FREE slide shows and talks on the flora, fauna and history of the area
  • FREE or discounted entrance to local attractions
  • FREE and unlimited admission to all hikes

Car hire is available

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 11.026308
  • Latitude: 46.86986

For more information on travel and transport visit our Obergurgl page

Excursions

Horse Riding

Try a taster and enjoy a lesson in circus riding or else ride indoors or outside on a Haflinger horse. Available all season on request from €25 (book locally).

Facilities

  • Comfortable lounge and bar area
  • Several rustic à la carte stube
  • Residents’ restaurant
  • Conservatory leading out onto large terrace/café
  • 1,000sq m Glacier SpA area with indoor/outdoor pool, jacuzzi
  • Steam room and sauna (Free)
  • Horse-riding arena with lessons and hacks for all levels (pay locally)
  • Children’s play area
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Lifts
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Indoor jacuzzi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Local Fees and Taxes

Local resort tax 


Family Facilities

  • Baby listening service
  • Child's Menu
  • Cots & Linen
  • Early meals available in restaurant
  • Games room
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel Kids Club

Inghams Plus

  • Early Booking Offer: Save up to £120 per couple (ends 31 Jan 2019)
  • Exclusive to Inghams
  • Free overnight trip to Ramol Hutte with dinner (4 hours guided walk)
  • Free guided walks 5 times a week with professional guide
  • Free daily activity programme including kids club and horse riding taster
  • Free car hire - half day (subject to availability and petrol is payable)
  • Free daily packed lunch

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