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Zell am See, Europa Sport Region , Austria

Zell am See skiing

Set by a lake, Zell am See and its bus-linked neighbour Kaprun make up the 'Europa Sport' region, with a total of 130km of runs, 80 of which are at Zell. The setting is one of Zell's biggest selling points, with lovely views of the lake from the medieval town and the slopes above. The ski area is actually quite small with short runs, mainly ...

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Charming lakeside town with a bustling centre. All ski levels catered for. Glacier skiing in nearby Kaprun.

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Hotel Name Sleeps Description From
Alpine Resort N/A

In a perfect position for people who like to be first on the slopes, the Alpine Resort lies directly opposite both the Schmitten and Sonnenalm cable cars, and next to the ski school meeting place and the children's ski school area. With direct slope access from the ski room, the Alpine Resort is a great choice for active families and energetic skiers.

£1,095 Tick
Berner N/A The family-run Hotel Berner in an elevated ski-in position just above the City Xpress gondola and Ebenberg chairlift. Conveniently located for both ski access and Zell am See's resort centre. With its recently renovated spa and outdoor pool as well as delicious food and attentive service, this hotel has become a firm favourite with our guests.  £849 Tick
Berner N/A

The Berner has a fantastic position next to the slopes, and just a few minutes from the gondola. Its slightly elevated position means there are beautiful panoramic views over the town and Lake Zell. An extra special touch is the gorgeous heated outdoor pool, which overlooks the slopes, as well as the modern wellness area, where there are saunas, a steam room and a relaxation room with more great views.

£789 Tick
Boutique Twotimez N/A

The Boutique Hotel TwoTimez was formerly known as the Heitzmann Annexe TwoTimez. With a fantastic location in the heart of Zell, it’s ideal for those who like to be close to the action. The City Xpress gondola is just a couple of minutes’ walk away and there’s an endless choice of shops, bars and restaurants on your doorstep.

£678 Tick
Daxer N/A

On the sunny side of the Schmittental the traditional family run hotel Daxter enjoys a wonderful peaceful location on the outskirts of Zell am See. Run by the Wartbichler family, with a recently refurbished reception, lobby and wellness area guests will experience true Austrian hospitality along with good traditional food.

£649 Tick
Der Waldhof N/A

The Waldhof hotel is family-run and full of attractive traditional features combined with a modern influence. With a great position next to the piste and the main City Express gondola just a short ski or walk away, you can ski back to the hotel at the end of the day making convenience the key to this hotel.

Alternative Packages Available

£929 Tick
Fischerwirt N/A

Ideally located in the central pedestrian area of Zell am See’s medieval old town and only 250m from the City Xpress gondola, the traditional, homely Fischerwirt offers a friendly personal service. Guests are welcome to use the modern leisure area at the interconnected Romantik Hotel (pay locally) or use the hotel’s own small leisure area.

£829 Tick
Fischerwirt N/A

The Fischerwirt is situated in Zell’s pedestrianised centre, just 5 minutes' walk to the City Xpress gondola. The Fischerwirt offers an excellent standard of accommodation and cuisine.

£695 Tick
Garni Villa Klothilde N/A

Villa Klothilde has a perfect location in Zell am See. It's tucked down a quiet road that translates as 'Ski Lift Street', and there's a ski lift around 50 metres from the hotel door. The Klothilde is a small and friendly B&B with only 23 rooms and suites and is fully non-smoking. The rooms have been decorated beautifully - modern style fused with classic Austrian elegance. The Vitzthum family provide a personal service, tailored to suit your needs.

£514 Tick
Grand N/A

Occupying a superb, scenic position directly on the lake beside the pedestrian centre and railway, the Grand Hotel is a majestic hotel originally built in 1896. Facilities include a brand new rooftop spa with panoramic views across the lake, a lake view restaurant and an imperial cafe. Home to a new casino with a wide selection of games, guests can soak up the elegant ambiance whilst trying their luck at one of the tables or machines.

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£899 Tick
Haus Edelweiss N/A The Edelweiss' location is just outside the centre of Zell am See - great for a stroll around the town - and just a snowball's throw from the lakeside. Having been converted from apartments, all rooms are modern and comfortable and there's a small basement wellness area with Finnish sauna, steam room and a free juice and tea bar in the relaxation room. Offered on a bed and breakfast basis allowing you to either upgrade to half board or explore the local cafes and restaurants. £235 Tick
Lebzelter N/A

The friendly Lebzelter is a charming hotel with 500 years of history, yet offering every modern comfort. Its central location ensures that this hotel is a popular meeting place, and everyone who stays here, from families to groups, will enjoy its facilities and welcoming atmosphere. Rooms at the Lebzelter have been sympathetically modernised, whilst retaining traditional Austrian style. 

£514 Tick
Neue Post N/A

The Hotel Neue Post is one of Zell am See’s best located hotels for enjoying all that this historic ski town has to offer. The hotel has a well-balanced combination of modern comfort and Austrian tradition. The renovated wellness spa makes great use of its full 700m². Children are welcome during the day, but after 6pm this becomes an adult-only space for relaxation.

£580 Tick
Romantik N/A

This historic Romantik Hotel dates back to the 15th century and is set on the edge of Zell am See's medieval pedestrianised centre and close to the lake. Full of charm and attractive traditional features, it has a warm and welcoming feel provided by the Hörl family, a rustic bar & lounge area, and a wonderfully relaxing spa.

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£748 Tick
Salzburgerhof N/A The Salzburgerhof is a truly stunning hotel, it is officially rated as a 5 Star Superior making it one of the finest hotels in Austria. Luxury, service and attention to detail are all in abundance from the Holleis family and their team. The facilities and cuisine are simply stunning and this is recognised by the various awards given for the 3500m² spa area and superb cuisine. £1,459 Tick
Seehof N/A With a delightful location on the lakeside you can enjoy picturesques views as well easily access to the resort centre and main lifts, just a short walk away. £500 Tick
Seevilla Freiberg N/A Modern and stylish hotel with comfortable rooms and beautiful decor; this hotel is a firm favourite with our guests. £590 Tick
St Georg N/A

The Hotel St Georg is situated conveniently close to both the town and the lifts. Set in a quiet location, this hotel offers a high standard of comfort and style with a charming atmosphere. Offered on a bed and breakfast basis, allowing you to discover the many bars and restaurants during the evenings.

£545 Tick
Zum Hirschen N/A

The Pacalt family provide a welcoming and homely atmosphere at the Hotel Zum Hirschen - located in the very heart of the romantic village of Zell am See and just a couple of minutes to the City Xpress gondola. Enjoy fantastic local and international dishes served in the Gault Millau award-winning à la carte restaurant. After a magnificent day skiing amongst the natural beauty of Zell am See, relax in the wellness area with sauna, infrared cabin and swimming pool.

£713 Tick
Alpine Resort N/A This family friendly hotel runs free childcare, the ski school & ski hire are both on-site and the lifts are only 50 away. Together with its extensive leisure facilities, the Hotel Alpine Resort is a popular choice with many guests returning each year. Phone
Boutique Steinerwirt 1493 N/A In an exceptional location, this unique hotel will delight those wanting to discover the extensive ski area and sample the very best of the nightlife available. Rooms are comfortable and modern and are all en-suite. There is a panoramic sauna and outdoor hot tub to soothe away those aching muscles at the end of a hard day's skiing or admire the breathtaking scenary from the terrace roof top with a drink in hand. Phone
Der Waldhof N/A

Der Waldhof is one of the few slopeside hotels in Zell and you can ski or board right back to the hotel, so popping back for a drink in the warming bar is easy. This elevated position means you'll have some far-reaching and pretty special views out over the town, the lake and beyond. The hotel spa facilities are free to use and include an outdoor pool, sauna, hot tub and steam room.

Feinschmeck N/A
Occupying a prime position just a stone’s throw from Lake Zell and a short walk to the City Xpress gondola, this little gem has an unbeatable reputation for service where nothing is too much trouble and guests are made to feel at home. The ski bus stop to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier is just 2 minutes’ stroll from the front door.

Fischerwirt N/A The family-run Fischerwirt provides high standards of comfort, excellent cuisine. Phone
Grand N/A

Located just 100m from the pedestrianised resort centre, this imposing hotel with elegant interiors and lots of character, provides guests with a good standard of accommodation and facilities.

Grand N/A

The Grand dates back to the nineteenth century and the ornate designs of the Belle Epoch run throughout. The rooms are a mixture of traditional Alpine style and modern luxury – with many having superb lake views. There are two wings in the Grand – the Imperial and the Wellness wing, both are connected by a short underground passageway. All guests have access to the classic spa with saunas and indoor pool.

Heitzmann N/A The Heitzmann offers a high standard of accommodation and first class service. Phone
Heitzmann N/A

The Heitzmann is one of the best hotels in Zell am See. Run by Rudi Heitzmann and his team, they'll make sure your stay is first class, memorable and comfortable. The rooftop terrace has excellent 360º views of Zell and the surrounding mountains. And all of the bedrooms have been individually furnished and are presented to a very high standard.

Lebzelter N/A

The Hotel Lebzelter is a historic hotel that dates all the way back to the 15th Century. You can feel the history as you walk through the hotel past the wooden clad walls and ceilings. It offers great value for money, a great location (right in the colourful pedestrianised centre of Zell and 200m from the City Express gondola) and it has a very popular après-ski bar (known as a Stüberl in Austria). It's the perfect place for a rejuvenating beer at the end of the day.

Martha N/A Overlooking Zell am See the Martha is a small hotel with warm colours and lots of character. Located on the Schmittenstrasse close to the Schmittenhohe lifts and you can ski back to the hotel at the end of the day. The hotel is in a great position for those wanting to be first up the mountain and have a quiet relaxing atmosphere in the evening. (please note - evening meals are taken in the Hotel Schmittenhof 50m uphill walk.) Phone
Neue Post N/A

The Hotel Neue Post has the perfect location. It's in the centre of Zell – ideal for après, it's close to the lake – ideal for views and  it's only 200m from the City-Express gondola – ideal for skiers and boarders. They have a fantastic pool and spa area with a covered outdoor heated pool, two saunas, a steam room, a hot tub and even a fitness room in case you want to fit in a run or lift some weights.

Pension Daxer N/A Ideal choice for those wanting a peaceful break close to the slopes and lifts. Phone
Romantik N/A

Consisting of two interconnected buildings, the Romantik Hotel Zell am See has an original wing dating back 500 years and a modern wing. The original wing has been refurbished but still retains its traditional history and charm. The hotel offers some of the best accommodation in Zell am See and you are assured a warm welcome from the Hörl family.

Schmittenhof N/A

The Hotel Schmittenhof is a traditionally Alpine-styled hotel with contemporary finishing touches to its amenities and décor. Being on the slopes (so sitting on a slight uphill climb), the views of the surrounding mountain scenery that you’ll be treated to are particularly pretty.

Schwebebahn N/A Phone
St Georg N/A It is well known for its gourmet cuisine and provides guests with a convenient and comfortable stay. Phone
Stadt Wien N/A

Set overlooking the village of Zell am See, the Stadt Wien is decorated in lots of wood and traditional alpine elements which compliment the mountain back drop and offer a cozy feel. The Stadt Wien gives you a comfortable atmosphere, fantastic spa facilities and a great location making this hotel an excellent choice.

Stadt Wien 114

The Stadt Wien is ideal for those looking for a really nice and peaceful hotel to go back to after the slopes close. There's a welcome mix of stylish design with crisp, clean lines and more traditional elements such as chunky wooden beams. This runs throughout the hotel making relaxing very easy here. The large bar and lounge all the comfy and colourful cushions to add to the contemporary feel.

Tirolerhof N/A

The Tirolerhof is an elegant hotel with an incredible reputation – not only for the food, service and comfort, but also for the wonderful atmosphere. The lovingly decorated bedrooms still have that traditional Alpine feel but with all the modern touches. Guests are welcome to use the extensive wellness facilities including indoor pool, saunas, hot tubs and rooftop Elements Spa.

Traube N/A

The Hotel Traube really makes the most of the historic building and it's placement right in the centre of Zell's pedestrian zone, and it's great value too! It's known for having a friendly atmosphere and delicious food too.There's a trendy in-house bar/brasserie area that's also very popular. But if you're looking for something more laid-back, head to the sauna and relaxation area which is open from 4pm until 9pm each evening.

Waldhof N/A The Waldhof, overlooking the resort centre (just 10 minutes walk), provides both friendly hospitality and an excellent standard of accommodation. It also offers an outstanding in-house entertainment and activity programme as well as fabulous 'Inclusive Specials' periods. Phone
Wildbachhof N/A A small, friendly, family-run hotel well situated for quick access to the slopes Phone
Zum Hirschen N/A The family-run Zum Hirschen is decorated in traditional Austrian style and offers a good standard of accommodation in a convenient location. With award-winning cuisine (1 Gault Millau toque), it is a firm favourite with our guests. The whole hotel is non-smoking. Phone