Hotel Zur Post

  • Germany, Ruhpolding

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Proud members of the nature friendly association of Germany and 100 best Gasthofs group, the Hotel Zur Post welcomes guests to enjoy its extensive heritage. Comprising  two buildings conveniently located in the centre of Ruhpolding, the upscale and comfortable main building ‘Zur Post’ is located across the street from the adjacent ‘Posthof’ which houses larger and more traditional apartments.

Added value

Exclusive to Inghams

Free weekly Bavarian Gin tasting in the bar

Free walking/Nordic poles & rucksack hire

  • No. of rooms: 66
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 4


Apartments rooms include:

  • 42m² ‘Westernberg’ apartments sleeps 2 with shower, balcony and lounge area
  • 65m² ‘Kirchberg’ apartments sleeps 2-4 and have bath with shower head, separate shower, lounge area and balcony. (the extra bed is a double sofa bed)

All rooms have TV with English speaking channels, telephone, safe, fridge, hairdryer and Wi-Fi.

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

Surrounded by untouched and pristine nature, this picture perfect mountain village is located in southeastern Bavaria in the Chiemgau Alps region. In an area popular for its inviting meadows, incredible mountain pastures, rolling hills, lakes and hiking paths, Ruhpolding is also perfectly situated to explore further afield and has great train and bus connections throughout the region. Ruhpolding ticks all the boxes and is a perfect destination for those interested in culture, seeking rest and relaxation or pursuing adventure.

Things to do in resort

  • Churches & Chapels
  • Museums
    • 'Holzknecht' Lumber Jack museum
    • 'Glockenschmiede' blacksmith museum
    • 'Schnauferlstall' classic car and motorcycle museum
    • 'Bartholomäus Schmucker' heritage museum
  • Cycling & E-biking
  • Walking & Hiking
  • Cable cars
    • 'Unternberg' Chair lift to 1,450m to find high-altitude hiking areas with beautiful views
    • 'Rauschberg' Cable car to 1,626m to find breath-taking panoramic views
  • Golf – Large 18-hole golf course surrounded by stunning mountain views
  • Tennis
  • Amusement park ‘Freizeitpark’
  • Paragliding
  • Leisure facilities, sauna and natural lake (Inzell)
  • 'Vita Alpina' outdoor and indoor recreational swimming pools
  • Horse-riding
  • Fishing


Ruhpolding has lots of activities to cater to everyone, from culture, relaxation and leisure, and adventure. In addition, Ruhpolding has nice rolling hills throughout the area which is the best terrain for E-biking and walking.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.645703
  • Latitude: 47.7639538

For more information on travel and transport visit our Ruhpolding page


Local attractions and day trips a short bus/train ride away:

  • Freizeitpark - Family friendly adventure and amusement park with 60 exciting attractions
  • Salzburg – Picturesque and historic Austrian city with World Heritage status
  • Chiemsee – Lake known as the ‘Bavarian Sea’ and home to Herrenchiemsee Palace
  • Traunstein – Small town featuring historic market square and home to the Hofbräuhaus brewery
  • Bad Reichenhall – Spa town famous for its old salt works museum and refinery
  • Seigsdorf – Home to a famous natural history museum owing its origin to the discovery of 45,000 year-old mammoth bones

The Chiemgau Card, FREE to all Inghams guests, provides free trips on select local and resort lifts and cable cars and is your entry ticket to many attractions and leisure activities in Ruhpolding and the surrounding towns and villages.

With resort card: 

  • Free trip on the Hochfelln, Unternberg & Rauschberg cable cars
  • Free entry to 'Vita Alpina' leisure centre with indoor and outdoor recreational pools
  • Free entry to leisure facilities including sauna and natural lake in Inzell
  • Free entry to a variety of museums
  • Use of bikes, tennis courts, disc golf
  • Parking in public car parks

Visiting Inghams Rep service


Facilities are located in the main hotel building of which guests staying in 'Posthof' apartments are free to use.

  • Spa area "Reich der Sinne" with indoor pool, loungers with mountain view, multiple sauna area (Finnish old timber, Japanese mineral stone bath and aroma steam bath) as well as shower area with ice fountain, quiet area with wellness loungers, solarium.
  • Bar & lounge area for up to 40 people to relax and socialise with direct access to a terrace garden
  • Cosy wine snuggery "Weinstüberl" for up to 10 people for a smaller get-together
  • Traditional lounge "Trachtenstube" for up to 60 people for all sorts of festivities and meetings.
  • Outdoor sitting area "Freisitz" in the hotel garden for festivities for up to 40 people with BBQ facilities
  • "Panoramic terrace" on the 1st floor with fantastic views to the local mountains and the village, holding around 30 people
  • Artistic Japanese garden with meditation area, fire place, peaceful grassy area, terrace and pond with waterfall


  • Bar
  • Car parking
  • Garden
  • Garden terrace
  • Lounge area
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Steam room
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • WiFi
  • Hot & cold buffet breakfast
  • Guests choosing half board receive 4 course evening meal with choice of main (dinner is served 6 nights per week)
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart / casual

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Vegetarians
Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.645703
  • Latitude: 47.7639538

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Hotel Zur Post
Ruhpolding, Half Board
24/06/2020 - 3 nights
4 adults
From London Gatwick
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