Hotel Saalbacher Hof (Saalbach)

  • Austria, Saalbach & Hinterglemm

  • 4.5

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A trendy design hotel in the centre of the Saalbach, the Saalbacher Hof is a great base if you're looking for good food and leisure facilities in a casual atmosphere. Located close to the Schattberg and Kohlmais gondolas, it's ideal to explore all that the region has to offer. 

Fuel your day with local, seasonal food

The hotel prides itself on using local quality ingredients, including herbs from their own herb garden. Start the day with homemade muesli, fresh smoothies, or bacon and eggs. In the evening, a five-course dinner with seasonal produce awaits you, or treat yourself to an evening in the à la carte restaurant s'Wirtshaus.

Enjoy first-class spa and family facilities

Explore the Saalbacher Hof's wellness area including a unique indoor pool and rooftop garden with heated outdoor pool. Relax in the variety of saunas, steam room or whirlpool. The hotel also has a fitness room and regularly runs fitness classes. Massages and beauty treatments are available to book locally. 

If you want more fun, you can play badminton or croquet in the garden, or there's a pool table and table football as well as a children's playroom for the kids. You can also get involved with a bread baking course or green smoothie workshop.

Added value

Free daily guided walks with Joker Card

Free weekly guided history tour and herbal garden tour of hotel

Free weekly guided bike tour (bike hire payable locally)

Inghams Guided Walks included from 11 Jun - 10 Sep (subject to availability)

Joker Card included for all hotels: free walker's lifts, local buses and entry to local attractions

All holidays include flights from the UK and transfers

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

Saalbach & Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm is a real adventure base; the ideal place for an active summer holiday. But as well as the extreme sports on offer, the 400 kilometres of trails for walking and routes for every kind of biking, it's also a beautiful place to relax. Wander through vast woodland finding hammocks for a nap (dotted along the wellness trail), or kick back at one of 40 traditional mountain huts serving local food.

Free use of the lifts

The Joker Card is included at all of our hotels and offers incredible value with free or discounted access to many summer activities. Enjoy unlimited use of up to six lifts in Saalbach Hinterglemm (opening dates vary throughout the summer) for easy access to walking routes and great views, free entry to lots of attractions around the area, free public transport throughout the local area, and much more.

Family summer holidays in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm is the perfect summer holiday destination for adventure-loving families with a seemingly endless list of activities to try out. The High Rope Park is the largest in Europe at over eight kilometres in length. There’s 200 different stations and 30 rope slides connecting platforms ranging from three to 40 metres high – it’s not for the faint hearted (or unenergetic!).

Slightly lower in intensity and closer to the ground, is the ‘motor skills path’ which follows the Saalach River between Jausern and Saalbach, with 24 stations to test and improve agility, balance and fitness.

Freestylers should head to the Jump and Slide Park where there’s an eight metre jumping tower (onto an airbag), a trampoline area and kicker.

Walking in Saalbach Hinterglemm

With more the 400 kilometres of trails carved into the mountainsides and valleys in the summer, there's a path for everyone here. Pick from family wildlife trails, wellness walks through the forests or ramble from hut to hut.

Part adventure, part scavenger hunt, part puzzle, the ‘smugglers escape trail’ is an immersive family game that follows the story of a smuggler along a five kilometre path in the Glemmtal mountains, that’s bound to tire out the team. Similar, but for the younger kids, Montelino’s Adventure Path treasure hunt is a great family walk.

Explore the Pinzgau region

The wooden walkway through the Sigmund-Thun Klamm is a spectacular journey through a deep rocky gorge and past impressive waterfalls. It's the other side of Zell am See, and makes a great day-trip using public transport to explore the bigger region, particularly on a hot summer day if you're looking to cool off. The Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden Reservoirs, and the Krimml Waterfalls should also be added to the list, along with excursions to bucket-list destinations such as Salzburg – the city of the Sound of Music – or Grossglockner – Austria’s highest mountain.

Austria's biggest bike region

In the summer, Saalbach Hinterglemm transforms into Austria’s number one bike destination (which is saying something in this serious biking nation) with nine lifts on seven different mountains, and hundreds of kilometres of trails for every kind of biker. If you haven’t been cycling ‘off-road’ before, why not give gravel biking a go and head off the tarmac into beautiful alpine landscape, perhaps on the Glemmtal cycleway that connects Saalbach Hinterglemm to the town of Maishofen. 

Why book a summer holiday in Saalbach Hinterglemm 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 the Pinzgau region’s best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

Plus, we've included two optional guided walks every week in Saalbach Hinterglemm. Join a professional walking guide and really get to know the area (see more details in the ‘walking’ tab below).

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Saalbach Hinterglemm 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 in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us

  • No. of rooms: 94
  • Official rating: 4


Superior Austrian Twins are around 30m² with seating area and bath. They sleep two to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed). 

Deluxe Austrian Twins are around 35m² and sleep two to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed). These rooms have a balcony, lounge area and shower.

Junior Suites offer the most space at 40m² and sleep two to four people (extra bed is a double sofa bed). These suites have a spacious lounge area and a bath.

Single Rooms are also available and have a bath or shower.

All rooms have:

  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Hairdryer

Local fees and taxes

A resort tourist tax of approx. €2.00 per person per night is payable locally. Children under the age of 15yrs are exempt.


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

Longitude: 12.635967
Latitude: 47.391587

  • Transfer time: approx. two hours from Salzburg airport
  • Centrally located in the pedestrian area
  • Close to the Schattberg and Kohlmais gondolas

Joker Card partner accommodation

When you book Hotel Saalbacher Hof, the Joker Card is included in your holiday meaning you can enjoy unlimited use of up to six gondolas in Saalbach Hinterglemm, up to 10 guided walks per week and much more.

Hotel facilities

  • 3,000 square metre rooftop garden with heated outdoor swimming pool and relaxation areas
  • Indoor spa with unique rocky indoor pool, whirlpool and panoramic relaxation area
  • Sauna area with organic and Finnish saunas, separate textile (swimsuits permitted) sauna, steam room and plunge pool 
  • Spacious garden with plenty of space for relaxation or games such as badminton or croquet
  • Fitness room with strength and cardio equipment
  • Beauty treatments, massages and solarium (payable locally)
  • In-house E-bike rental (payable locally)
  • Free Wi-Fi

Family facilities

  • Children's playroom
  • Children's menu in restaurant
  • Babysitting available on request (through the tourist office - payable locally)
  • Cots, linen and high chairs available

Breakfast is a celebration to start the day at the Hotel Saalbacher Hof, and no matter what type of breakfast person you are, you'll enjoy the large hot and cold buffet. Tuck into bacon and organic eggs, a daily fresh green smoothie, homemade muesli or freshly baked bread rolls and more.

In the evening, head to the Five-Elements restaurant for a five-course gourmet dinner as part of your half board. There's a choice of main dish and the head chef has been cooking to impress guests for more than 25 years, using regional and seasonal ingredients including herbs from the hotel's own herb garden. 

s'Wirtshaus à la carte restaurant is worth a visit if you want to mix things up a little throughout the week. Once the location of an old forge, this rustic restaurant serves traditional food, often with a modern twist. 

In the 2020 - Bar & Lounge (à la carte) you can enjoy everything from a morning coffee, afternoon sweet treats or signature cocktails in the evening. There's also a giant screen for celebrating international events or enjoying occasional cinema evenings.

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.

Joker Card

The Joker Card is given to you by your hotel reception on check-in at your hotel. It's a fantastic card that offers many benefits. There are up to six lifts open in Saalbach Hinterglemm during summer which are included in the Joker Card:

  • H1 and H2 Kohlmais, Saalbach (normally open 24 May to 13 Oct)
  • D1 Reiterkogel, Hinterglemm (normally open 24 May to 13 Oct)
  • B1 and B2 Zwölferkogel, Hinterglemm (normally open 21 Jun to 22 Sept)
  • A3 and A4 Westgipfel, Hinterglemm (normally open 6 Jun to 6 Oct)
  • A1 and A2 Schattberg X-Press, Saalbach (normally open 28 June to 22 Sept)
  • A6 Schattberg Sprinter, Saalbach (normally open 28 June to 22 Sept)

Additionally, you get:

  • Twice daily use of the gondolas in Leogang – the L1 and L2 Asitzbahn and L3 and L4 Steinbergbahn (this can be one ride on each gondola and two rides on one of the gondolas)
  • Twice daily free bike transport with gondolas in Saalbach Hinterglemm or Leogang
  • 20% discount on bike tickets for unlimited use including bike transport on up to nine gondolas in Saalbach Hinterglemm, the Epic Bikepark Leogang and Fieberbrunn (tickets must be bought in Saalbach Hinterglemm with valid Joker Card)
  • Various attractions for children such as the Kodok Mountain, Montelino’s Adventure Path, Devil’s Water and the kid’s hiking challenge
  • Unlimited access to Käpt’n Hook outdoor pool in Saalbach
  • Unlimited use of the train at the end of the valley in Hinterglemm
  • Unlimited use of the hiker’s bus in Saalbach Hinterglemm and public transport in Pinzgau region
  • Up to 10 guided walks per week provided by the tourist board
  • Access to the mini-golf courses and tennis courts in Saalbach and in Hinterglemm

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