Gardenhotel Theresia (Hinterglemm)

  • Austria, Saalbach & Hinterglemm

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Owned by the fifth generation of the Brettermeier family, each wing of Gardenhotel Theresia is named after the great grandmother and grandfather who were farmers in Saalbach. This stylish hotel is beautifully furnished and sits in immaculate gardens with unspoilt mountain views. The hotel prides itself on health and wellness - including a recent state of the art air conditioning and circulation system that filters fresh air from outside throughout the hotel public areas. 

Hotel Theresia was awarded with 2 toques by Gault Millau for creativity in food preparation and the "Green Bonnet" for its mostly organically certified cuisine. In the evening you'll enjoy small tasty dishes that are well presented. The extensive facilities include 3 stylish restaurants, a tranquil pool and spa complex, beauty room and fitness centre. Expect a relaxing adult spa and luxury dining experience, in addition to an extensive programme for teenagers and kids.

In the tranquil gardens, you will find a natural swimming pool and pond with running fountains; a large pool and Jacuzzi, table tennis table, trampoline and kids sized sports court. The private gardens lead directly into the indoor pool and winding stone stairs will take you down to the extensive spa area, which includes a cold bath, whirlpool, sauna and solarium. The natural stone theme throughout the spa adds to the air of relaxation.

The hotel also features a kid’s play area, and teenager’s room with indoor table tennis table, pool table, table football and air hockey. In addition to a fitness centre with large windows perfect for enjoying the mountain views. Next to the lobby is a stylish bar with an extensive selection of alcohol. The centre of Hinterglemm is a 5-10 minute walk along the riverbank and is a pleasant journey day or evening.

Transfer time: approx. 2 hours from Salzburg airport.

Added value

Free Saalbach & Hinterglemm 'Joker Card' included (resort card)

Free weekly guided walks

Free child supervision (2-10yrs, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm & Sunday 1.5 hours in the evening)

Free youth club including lunch (10-14yrs, Jul-Aug Mon-Fri 5 hrs per day)

Free water from the minibar in room

Free daily afternoon soup, cakes and ice cream

Free bike hire (subject to availability)

  • No. of rooms: 53
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6


Annex connected to the Gartenhotel Theresia by a connecting corridor on the 1st floor.

  • Official rating: 4.5


  • 20m² 'Basic' annex rooms sleep 2-3 and have shower and balcony
  • 24m² 'Bernkogel' Austrian twins sleep 2 and have mountain and garden view with balcony 
  • 24m² Traditional 'Zwölferkogel' Austrian twins sleep 2-4 have lounge area and south facing balcony 
  • 40m²  Contemporary 'Reiterkogel' Austrian twins sleep 2-4 and are at the back of the hotel and have garden view with balcony 
  • 60m² "Hochalm" two room suites sleep 2-5 and have bedroom and lounge area with both folding bed and sofa bed and balcony 
  • Basic annex rooms and Bernkogel are available for sole occupancy 
  • All rooms have wooden floors, bath,telephone, TV with English speaking channels, hairdryer, bathrobes, safe and minibar
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
Saalbach & Hinterglemm

Surrounded by rolling hills and countryside, Saalbach and Hinterglemm in the scenic Glemm valley are a paradise for walkers offering 400km of well marked paths and more than 30 rustic mountain huts along the way.

Available at selected hotels, the Saalbach Hinterglemm Joker Card’ gives FREE unlimited use of all cable cars* and walkers’ buses in the valley, plus guided walks and free entrances to various attractions, making this beautiful region fantastic value and a joy to explore. The Joker card covers all use of trains and buses (SVV lines and OBB trains) in the Pinzgau region free of charge - Visit Zell am See, Taxenbach Gorge, Krimml Waterfalls and much more.

There is a huge range of activities for families, and it is also one of Austria’s premier mountain biking areas. Both villages have attractive pedestrianised centres with a good choice of shops, cafés and restaurants. Traditional folklore events, band concerts and weekly festivals take place throughout July and August.

Things to Do

Saalbach Hinterglemm is home to Austria's largest dedicated mountain biking area, with 400km of marked trails suitable for all abilities, as well as guided cycle tours. The 'Saalbach Hinterglemm Joker Card' gives free use of all cable cars and walkers' buses in the valley, plus guided walks and free entrances to various attractions, making it easy to explore on holidays in Saalbach and Hinterglemm. Both villages have attractive pedestrianised centres with a good choice of shops, cafés and restaurants which can be accessed with ease from Saalbach and Hinterglemm hotels.

Resort 'Joker' Card - Free to all guests at selected hotels (See individual hotel pages)

The excellent value Saalbach & Hinterglemm "Joker Card" is given to you on arrival by your hotel from approx 23rd May 2022 and includes:

  • Free use of all lifts in the valley*
  • Free use of the walkers’ buses
  • Free guided walks (up to 10 per week, ankle-high boots required)
  • Free entrance to the outdoor pool in Saalbach
  • Free use of the tennis courts, mini golf, bike park
  • Free use of the sightseeing train at the end of the valley
  • Free or discounted rates on many other local attractions.

The Joker card is available at selected hotel's covering all use of trains and buses (SVV lines and OBB trains) in the Pinzgau region free of charge - Visit Zell am See, Taxenbach Gorge, Krimml Waterfalls and much more!

*Once daily use of the Asitz and Steinbergbahn gondolas in Leogang.

Other things to do in and around Saalbach and Hinterglemm

  • Good selection of shops & cafés in each village
  • 400km of marked paths
  • E-Bike hire
  • Guided bike tours
  • Cycling, mountain biking and 3 bike parks
  • Three children’s adventure playgrounds and mystery paths
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Austrian skittles
  • Archery
  • High rope course
  • Mini-golf
  • Folk & ski museum
  • Crystal museum
  • Distillery
  • Tourist train
  • Birds of Prey displays
  • Zell am See (40mins by bus)


Family Summer holidays 

In Saalbach Hinterglemm, families always come first, as family time is precious. Fun and excitement are the most important factors to make sure that the children have a great time. It is healthy to get bored from time to time, but please not on holiday! 

  • The Montelino’s Adventure Path (From the mountain peak to Kohlmais lift middle station you pass through the woods and over meadows, where various activity stations are). Montelino’s Water Playground is located at the end of Montelino’s adventure trail. 
  • The Montelino’s Peak Playground (The children’s playground at the top of Zwölferkogel mountain makes all children hearts beat faster. Enjoy the panoramic views over Saalbach Hinterglemm while your children explore the playground and test their climbing skills.) (Closed Summer 2019)
  • The Jump & Slide Park is surrounded by an impressive mountain panorama at Saalbach river’s source, it has an eight-meter high jump tower, a trampoline area and a freestyle ramp (kicker) for a fun day out for all the family.

Festivals and Events

There is a full programme of events throughout the summer including village brass band concerts, torchlit walks, live music at various mountain alms, and regular evening entertainment with food stalls, traditional music and dancing.




Visit Mozart’s birthplace, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the medieval Old Town and the famous Getreidegasse shopping street. An optional walking tour brings the history of this beautiful city to life, optional city walking tour, pay locally.

Full day, from £35 


Grossglockner Mountain

A magnificent drive along a famous Alpine road leading right into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park up to the highest mountain in Austria at 3,073m, for breathtaking glacier views and a chance to see wild marmots at close range. One of our most popular excursions for nature lovers, we enjoy lunch on top of the mountain.


Please note we act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

  • Comfortable and beautifully furnished bar and lounge, non-smoking restaurants
  • Large leisure area with indoor and outdoor heated pools with jacuzzis, six saunas, conservatory-style relaxation room (Free)
  • Beauty treatments, massage and solarium (pay locally)
  • Garden with new natural swimming pond, children's playground and outdoor family leisure area with new heated outdoor children's pool
  • Free kids club Mon-Fri (2-10 yrs, available all summer) and junior club (10-14yrs, Jul/Aug), billiards and computer games, children's playroom
  • Gym with panoramic views
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Lift
  • Car parking
  • Communal dryer
  • Communal washing machine
  • Games room
  • Laundry service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Solarium
Family Facilities
  • Baby listening service
  • Babysitting (day)
  • Babysitting (evening)
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Games room
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel kids club
  • Hotel kindergarten
  • Play room
  • Excellent food and wine selection
  • Organic certified hotel
  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • Afternoon soup, cake and ice cream
  • 5 course evening meal with choices of main dish (incl. organic and regional-traditional)
  • Weekly gala dinner with cocktail and regional buffet
  • Special diets catered for
  • A weekly visit to an organic farm with the hotel owner
  • Weekly cocktail with owner prior to Sunday gala dinner
  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Breakfast service:


  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.604269
  • Latitude: 47.38266
  • Location Description:
    • 200 metres to the centre of Hinterglemm
    • On the corner of the main street on a flat area

Reviews of Gardenhotel Theresia (Hinterglemm)

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per person from £799
Includes £250pp discount
Gardenhotel Theresia (Hinterglemm)
Saalbach & Hinterglemm, Half Board
18/06/2022 - 7 nights
2 adults
From Glasgow Int.
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