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.

Fine dining

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. Your half board arrangement includes buffet breakfast and a four course evening meal.

Specialist Bar

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.

The interior has homely pine furnishings and a loveable service, which makes for a luxurious winter base.

Central location

You are centrally located amongst the hustle and bustle of Zell am See. Just 5 minutes from ski lifts and ski hire shop.

Enjoy use of its ambient sauna and heated boot room. 

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 64
  • No. of buildings: 2
  • No. of floors: 3

Annexes

Annexe building housing single rooms opposite the main building.

  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

Superior Austrian Twin Rooms are 23m² and have a shower and balcony with mountain views.

Single Rooms are in the annex opposite the main hotel and are 16m² with a double bed and shower.

Bedroom Facilities

  • TV with English speaking channels
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Sound proofed windows for a relaxing sleep 
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
Zell am See

The 138km Zell am See-Kaprun ski area is most famously known for the Schmittenhöhe mountain in Zell am See and the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier at nearby Kaprun which are conveniently linked by a free ski bus. The panoramic viewing platform 'Top of Salzburg' is a must with spectacular scenery at 3029m above sea level. Zell am See's pedestrianised town centre is perched on the edge of Lake Zell and the atmosphere is boosted by regular music events and festivals. Families are well catered for with a dedicated kid’s slope on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell featuring a combination of obstacles, tunnels and slalom course, and Kaprun’s Maiskogel mountain which is home to wide open, gentle slopes for learning and special kids’ meals at local restaurants.

...and a further 270km of linked skiing at the Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Ski Circus

With the Alpin Card and the new lifts linking the ski areas, the 77km ski area of Zell am See now links with the extensive 270km of terrain at the Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Ski Circus, giving you access to the vast skiing landscape of Zell am See's neighbouring region. From Schmittenhöhe Mountain (Zell am See) side it is possible to ski down to the middle station, then either take the prepared ski route to the bottom or take the section 1 gondola. Once at the bottom it is a short five minute bus which runs every 20 minutes to Saalbach. On return you can choose to ski back to the Zell connection lift or return on the shuttle bus. Alongside the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and the Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun, the whole Alpin Card area totals 408km of premium varied slopes including 121 lifts.

Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Mountain facts
Ski area 408 km
Runs 0 0 0
Longest run 6 Km
Snowparks

Rome Park fun park on the Schmitten, Glacier Park on the Kitzstienhorn - Snow park and Half Pipe. Saalbach - NITRO and Free ride park. Hinterglemm - Family and Snow Park. 

Lifts Drag lifts 38, Chairlifts 38, Cablecars 3
Slope direction N,E,S,W
Ski/resort bus True
Lift Passes

Lift Passes

Lift Passes  Days Season Adult
Born Before 2004 
Youth
2004-2006
Child
2007-2016
Area Pass
(Alpin Card)
6 Low £247 £185 £124
High £298 £206 £151

The pass includes Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun, Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm and Leogang Fieberbrunn.

High season 18 Dec - 01 Apr

Low season all other dates

Children born from 2016- free. Beginners should book in resort for reduced prices. 

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Ski Equipment

Ski Equipment

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

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis £101 £127 £147
Skis & Boots £138 £165 £184
Snowboard - £101 -
Snowboard & Boots - £138 -
Youth (14-17yrs)
Skis & Boots - £114 £135
Child (3-13yrs) Skis & Boots - £69 -
Snowboard & Boots* - £69 -

*Child snowboard equipment from 8 years

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Tuition

Tuition

Tuition Days Times Adult Child (4*-14yrs)
Ski Beginner 3/5 10am-12am & 1pm-3pm £196/£243 £196/£243
Ski Intermediate 3 10:30am-1pm £187 £196
Snowboard Beginner 3 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm £196 £196
Snowboard Intermediate 3 10:30am-1pm £161 £161

Ski school might be closed on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. *Child snowboard tuition from 10yrs;

Levels of tuition:

  • Beginner = never skied before
  • Level 1 = advanced beginner; can control speed, snowplough and change direction on gentle slopes 
  • Level 2 = low intermediate, snowplough turns and start to ski parallel
  • Level 3 = Good intermediate, Parallel turns 
  • Advanced = Fully confident on all slopes, looking to improve technique

Prices and supplements are correct at the time of publishing. Up to date prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Facilities
  • Stylish bar and dining room
  • Sauna
  • Heated ski boot room
  • In house a la carte restaurant
  • Spacious lounge

 

Family Facilities
  • Cots available
  • Babysitting available upon request 
Meals
  • Hot & cold buffet breakfast
  • Four course evening meals with a choice of mains
  • Early meals for children available 
  • No of restaurants: 1

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

Longitude: 12.798666
Latitude: 47.324303

  • Central location in Zell am See
  • 400 metres to the nearest lift
  • 5 minute walk to ski hire shop
  • Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 15 mins from Salzburg airport

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