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Hotel Hochfilzer

  • SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental Area, Austria, Ellmau

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This authentic Austrian hotel, owned by the Hochfilzer family since 1832 is cozy and welcoming. Its famed for its high standards of cuisine and service. The Hotel consists of two parts, the main hotel and the 3 star ‘Haus Garden’ which is across the road. The whole hotel is non-smoking.

"Hotel Hochfilzer is a great hotel in every aspect - excellent location, lovely staff, delicious food. Thank you!"

- Mrs Duff, February. 2016

Added value

Free child supervision (up to 14yrs Sun-Fri 6-8pm)

Exclusive to Inghams 

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 71
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 3
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:

    Haus Garden Annexe

  • Official rating: 4
  • 15-18m² Single rooms have a shower
  • 18-22m² Austrian twins in the 'Haus Garden' Annexe have shower
  • 18-22m² Austrian twins have a bath or shower, some have a balcony
  • 20-25m² 'Komfort' rooms have double bed, shower, balcony and sleep up to 3 people
  • 35m² 'Deluxe' rooms on request have double bed, bath, lounge area, balcony and sleep up to 4 people
  • All rooms have free Wi-Fi, cable TV, safe, radio, telephone, bathrobes and hairdryer

Bedroom facilities

  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

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

Swimming pool/spa areas have no wheelchair access however hotel is on flat in centre of village. Easy access to reception/restaurant. Bath lift available on request. There are two rooms which are for wheelchair users on request.

Meals

  • Cold and warm buffet breakfast
  • 4 course evening meal with 3 choices of main dish plus daily salad buffet
  • Weekly gala dinner and farmers’ buffet
  • Guests staying in the Haus Garden eat in the main hotel
  • Christmas and New Year gala dinners included.
  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet

  • Dinner service:

    Waiter

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Ellmau

Ski Ellmau! The attractive village of Ellmau is situated between the rugged Wilder Kaiser (Wild Emperor) mountains and the more gentle Kitzbüheler Alps. Located between the villages of Going and Scheffau, it lies within the vast SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental Area which links several resorts, including Söll (about the same size but with more boisterous nightlife!), Scheffau and Hopfgarten, enabling access to 284km of pistes. It has about 55kms of its own runs.

Skiing holidays in Ellmau boast wide and gentle nursery slopes close to the centre and a ski bus links with the main lift, a new 10-seater gondola which has replaced the Hartkaiserbahn and transport skiers to 1530m in less than nine minutes and all cabins are equipped with Wi-Fi and heated seats for ascent and descent. Après-ski is varied with lively cafés and bars or traditional Austrian events. Sleigh rides, a toboggan run, skating, swimming and bowling are all available.

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 284 km
  • Runs
    0
    0
    0
  • Longest run 7 Km
  • Snowparks

    3 Snowparks - 1 in Ellmau, 1 in Söll, 1 in Westendorf

  • Lifts Drag lifts 39, Chairlifts 35, Cablecars 0
  • Slope direction N,E,S,W
  • Ski/resort bus False

Things to do in resort

  • A full programme of après-ski events
  • Kaiserbad leisure centre has indoor pool with water slide, various saunas and steam rooms, indoor tennis, squash and climbing wall
  • Curling 
  • Sleigh rides
  • Tobogganing
  • Fondues
  • Winter walking
  • Ski kindergarten from 3yrs available locally. Booking in advance recommended
  • Resort bus free with guestcard in Ellmau; buses to Soll available at extra cost. 

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 12.303454
  • Latitude: 47.51365
  • Nearest Bus Stop: 20
  • Nearest Lift:

    Hartkaiser cable railway

  • Distance to Ski School: 150
  • Distance to Nursery Slopes: 150

For more information on travel and transport visit our Ellmau page

Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £67 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 

Learn to Ski
6 days 'Blue' ski and boot hire, 5 days tuition*
Adult £219 / Child £166 
Learn to Board
6 days 'Blue' board and ski hire, 3 days tuition*
Adult £219 / Child £166* *  

Lift pass can be purchased in the resort when needed.

*Ski tuition 5 days 4 h per day, board tuition 3 days 2 h per day. * * Child board 8-14yrs. All Saver Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

Lift Passes Days Season Adult  Youth
2000-2002
Child
2003-2012
Area Pass 6 L £199 £149 £100
H £233 £175 £117

SkiWelt Area Pass covers Ellmau, Scheffau, Brixen, Söll & Westendorf. L (1 Nov - 20 Dec, 14 Mar - end of the season), H all other dates.  *Child born from 2014 free only if adult pre-books the same. Beginners should book in resort for reduced prices. Proof of age may be required.

Equipment hire (6 days)  Please see here for a description of hire categories. 

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis £69 £101 £126
Ski Boots £27 £35 -
Snowboard/boots - £69/£29 -
Child (6-12yrs)
Skis/boots   £27/£14 -
Snowboard/boots - £46/£23 -
Helmet £16   -
Tuition Days Times Adult Child (4*-14yrs)
Ski 3 10.00am-12.00am
& 1.00pm-3.00pm
£128 £119
Snowboard* £105 £105
Ski 5/6** 10.00am-12.00am
or 1.00pm-3.00pm
£137 £144

Ski school might be closed on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. *Child snowboard tuition = 8 - 14yrs; 

**6 days ski school is for children. Ski school lessons 4h per day and snowboard lessons 2h per day.

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down. Correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Facilities

  • Location Situated in the centre of Ellmau, 150m from the ski school and nursery slopes with a ski bus stop 20m away.

 

Newly refurbished bar and reception areaLounge with open fireplace

  • Newly extended rustic residents’ restaurant with wintergarden
  • à la carte stube
  • leisure area with indoor pool, sauna, steam room, infrared cabin and jacuzzi (Free)
  • Massage (pay locally)
  • Terrace
  • Children’s playroom
  • Wi-Fi internet access in the rooms & lobby (Free)
  • Lift in main building.
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Solarium
  • Lounge area
  • WiFi

Family Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Games room
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly
  • Hotel kids club

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Hotel Hochfilzer
Ellmau, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental Area,Half Board
11/01/2020 - 7 nights
2 adults
From London Gatwick
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