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Hotel Zur Post

  • The Salzkammergut, Austria, St. Gilgen

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The oldest hotel in St. Gilgen dating back to the 15th century, the Zur Post is located in a prime spot in St. Gilgen’s pretty village centre overlooking Mozart Square. Having celebrated its 600th birthday in summer 2015, this hotel is lovingly run and full of Austrian charm and hunting lodge character. It is a very popular choice and guests can dine outside in the evening on Mozart Square terrace.

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Inghams Rep based in the resort


  • No. of rooms: 42
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 5
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4
  • All Austrian twins are individually furnished; Type 'Weisswand' have shower and some with balcony
  • Type 'Mozart' have bath or shower, lounge area and balcony
  • Twins for single occupancy are available on request and have have shower, some have balcony
  • All rooms have cable TV, safe, free Wi-Fi, telephone and hairdryer. Lift to all floors.


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes


  • First class food and wine selection
  • Varied buffet breakfast
  • 4 course evening meal with choice of main dish.
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:


  • Dinner service:


Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

St. Gilgen

St. Gilgen holidays take you to the spectacular north-western shores of Lake Wolfgang in Austria. Famous for its association with Mozart, historic St. Gilgen is full of Baroque and Rococo character with colorful streets lined with cafés, shops and old frescoed houses that lead to the onion-domed church. Please see below for information about St. Gilgen hotels.

Things to do in resort

  • Lake-side lido for swimming and rowing boat/pedalo hire
  • Famous Mozart’s House’ museum
  • Watersports including sailing, water-skiing and wind-surfing
  • Steamboat and ferry trips to St Wolfgang
  • Cycling, mountain biking
  • E-bike hire
  • Bathing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Mini-golf
  • Horse-riding
  • Tennis
  • Horse & carriage rides
  • Heritage and Musical instrument museum

The pretty lakeside promenade is ideal for gentle walks and fantastic views across to the Schafberg mountain railway, while St. Wolfgang is only a boat ride away. There are spectacular views from the top of the Zwölferhorn cable-car and walkers will enjoy the panorama path around the top. Various excursions are offered from St. Gilgen, Austria, including nearby Salzburg and the picturesque village of Hallstatt.

Popular walks:

St Gilgen to Furberg 1h / Easy

One of the prettiest sections around the lake is from St Gilgen to Furberg (1 hour), with a lovely inlet and restaurant in Furberg. Walk up from Winkl from here to the Huttenstein castle and the Gut Aich monastery. A ferry departs from Furberg back to St Gilgen.



  • Home of Mozart, there is an open-air music pavilion in the village centre which hosts regular classical, folklore and brass band concerts
  • The annual village ‘Dorf Fest’ (approx. second week in June) is the biggest festival of the year with traditional live entertainment, music, beer tents and food stalls.

Car hire is available

Parking is available 

Local bus service is available 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 13.363944
  • Latitude: 47.767243

For more information on travel and transport visit our St. Gilgen page



UNESCO Hallstatt

Visit this famously picturesque UNESCO protected village and take an optional boat trip on the lake or potter around the picturesque Old Town.

Full day, from £35 Summer 2019


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, pay locally for optional city walking tour.

Full day, from £37 Summer 2019

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


  • Traditional stube
  • Lounge area
  • Traditional restaurants with tiled stoves
  • Atmospheric 15th century wine cellar
  • Terrace/café amidst shady vines
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Sauna with lake views, relaxation room
  • Massage and beauty treatments (pay locally)
  • Lift 
  • Bike hire
  • Car parking
  • Dogs accepted
  • Lounge area
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box

Family Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly

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Hotel Zur Post
St. Gilgen, The Salzkammergut,Half Board
24/06/2020 - 3 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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