Hotel Grüner Baum

  • Austria, Zell am See

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Hotel Grüner Baum started life as a butchery back in 1945. It has had an incredible journey over the years into a gastronomy house and eventually the hotel complex you will find today.

In its pursuit of culinary quality, they have experimented with different regional produce, recipes and creative presentation. Culminating in the dishes served today, that infuse ideas from 113 Austrian regions.

You are centrally located amongst the hustle and bustle of Zell am See and Just five minutes to the nearest lift. The interior has homely pine furnishings and a loveable service, which makes for a luxurious summer getaway.

Enjoy use of the ambient sauna. The stylish bar and comfortable dining area provides a spacious space to unwind. The hotel enjoys a close working relationship with St. Valentin distillery in lower Austria. Meaning you can enjoy a selection of fine liqueurs, brandies and ciders, some of which have received coveted awards. Choose from rooms and apartments sleeping up to four, most with balconies and mountain views. Rooms are comfortable and furnished in an inviting pine style.

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 15 mins from Salzburg airport.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 45
  • No. of buildings: 3
  • No. of floors: 3

Annexes

Hotel comprises of three adjoining accommodation areas including single annex and apartment building opposite main

  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

Superior Austrian Twin Rooms are around 23m² and sleep up to three (extra single sofa bed). These rooms have walk in showers and also a balcony with mountain views.

Apartments are around 42m² and sleep up to four. They have a double bedroom separated from the lounge area with double sofa bed or bunk beds. The living area also has a kitchen and balcony with a seating area and mountain views. These rooms are located in the Annex building and also have walk in showers.

Single Rooms are around 16m² have a double bed and connecting en suite, with shower. These rooms are located in the Annex building.

 

Bedroom facilities

  • Cable / satellite TV
  • Hairdryer
  • WiFi
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes

Lift access in main building only

Zell am See

Zell am See is one of the most scenic and well-loved summer resorts in Austria. Beautifully located, directly on the shores of Lake Zell, it is also close to the Hohe Tauern National Park and the magnificent Grossglockner mountain region. Most of Zell am See’s medieval centre is traffic-free with a variety of shops and attractive pavement cafés. There are magnificent walks accessed by gondola on the Schmittenhöhe mountain, and the resort offers a wide range of activities plus evening lake cruises and a weekly village festival in July and August. Just 20 minutes away by local bus, the pretty mountain village of Kaprun is an ideal place for walking and cycling, with skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier available from end of September to mid-July.

Things to Do

Family holiday

Family holidays are great and there is so much to do. From the youngest one to the older ones only fun, action and adventure is on their mind. And you deserve rest, relaxation and activity. After all, you are on holiday too. There is something to do for the entire family and you will all be looked after.

  • The Schmidolin, the cool dragon (action, fun & games on the Schmittenhohe mountain)
  • Weekly organised "Cool Kids Fun" and "Cool Adventure" activities for childern ages 5-15 years. Activities include a day on the farm, pirates ahoi on the Lake Zell, family day glacier day on ice & snow, archery, mountain biking, and more. Please note: some activities may be in German.
  • Water activities on the lake (the three lidos Zell am See, Thumersbach and Schüttdorf are the hotspots for water enthusiasts. Children's pool, adventure pool, diving platform, swimming bays, swimming floats, water slides and much more ensuring that nobody gets bored at the lake).

Activities on and around the lake

  • Rent a boat (electric, rowing or pedal)
  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
  • Panorama lake cruises or the ferry service across the lake. Offering great views and a way to relax on the lake, evening cruise available once per week
  • Walking around the lake
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Summer skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier
  • Gipfelwelt 3000 - the viewing platform is accessed through the inside of the mountain at 3000 metres

Zell am See-Kaprun Resort Card 

Free for guests at selected hotels (see individual hotel pages) and valid from approx. mid May.

The card includes:

  • Free use of lifts in Zell am See
  • Free use of Kaprun lifts up to Alpencentre
  • Free once weekly trip to Kaprun Gipfelwelt 3000
  • Free weekly boat ride on Lake Zell
  • Free entrance to Krimml Waterfalls
  • Free entrance to lakeside lidos and swimming pools
  • Discounted rates on public transport to many other local attractions

A Hike & Swim ticket is available locally from €98 (6 days) for guests staying in hotels not listed above and includes free use of all cable cars and buses in the Zell am See and Kaprun area and everything else listed above (excluding entrance to Krimml Waterfalls and Lake Cruises).

Car hire is available.

Excursions

PRE-BOOK 

Salzburg (full day)

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.

BOOK LOCALLY

Berchtesgaden, Germany (full day)

Cross the border into Germany and visit this beautiful Bavarian town with optional excursions to salt-mines and the spectacular Eagles Nest, Hitler’s famous hilltop retreat, where you can enjoy lunch with incredible panoramic views. Entrance to Eagle's Nest is optional, pay locally.

Krimml Waterfalls (half day)

Europe’s highest waterfall, with a total drop of 380 meters in three spectacular stages. You can walk right to the foot of the falls where they empty into the river Salzach and enjoy the sound and the fury. The fit and energetic can attempt the steep walk right to the top. There is also time to relax with a drink and a delicious cake at one of the cafes.

Grossglockner (full day)

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 breath taking 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.

We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

Facilities

Facilities include sauna area (Finnish and BIO) with relaxation room, restaurant, bar, lounge and garden

  • Sauna
  • Relaxation room
  • Restaurant
  • Rustic bar
  • Lounge
  • Garden

Facilities include sauna area (Finnish and BIO) with relaxation room and garden

  • Relaxation room
  • Rustic bar
  • Garden
  • Bar
  • Sauna
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge area
Meals
  • Hot and cold buffet breakfast
  • Four course evening meal with choice of main
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart / casual

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Special diets are available on a request basis. Catering for dietary allergies will need to be checked before booking. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.798661
  • Latitude: 47.324394

Reviews of Hotel Gruner Baum

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Total price from
£1497
per person from £499
Includes £340pp discount
Hotel Gruner Baum
Zell am See, Half Board
28/05/2022 - 7 nights
3 adults
From Manchester Int.
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