Hotel Romantik Zell am See
The superior and comfortable Romantik Hotel
Zell am See is run by the Hörl family who have
built up an excellent reputation over the years.
Traditional and homely, the hotel dates back to the
15th century and still has many historic features.
Located close to the pedestrian zone and 350m
from the City Xpress gondola.
Bedrooms: 39. Charming original wing ‘Burger’
twins have bath or shower and lounge area; new
wing superior ‘Herrschaft’ twins are larger and
have shower, balcony and lounge area. Junior
suites, type ‘Fürsten’, have lounge area, bath and
balcony. Some smaller twins with shower are also
available for double or single occupancy. All rooms
have cable TV, phone, radio, safe, bathrobes and
Meals: V Hot and cold buffet breakfast and 4
course dinner with 3 choices of each course plus
Facilities: Comfortable yet rustic lounge with
bar and open fireplace; residents’ and à la carte
restaurants; lovely vaulted stube with antiques;
leisure area with indoor/outdoor pool, sauna,
jacuzzi and steam room (free); beauty treatments,
solarium and massages (pay); wifi internet access;
lift in new wing.
Special Attractions: • Welcome drink • Free
courtesy shuttle bus (9 -10 am) to City Xpress
gondola • Daily après-ski snacks • Various
speciality dinners and buffets • Weekly live music
• Wedding packages available • Christmas and
New Year gala dinners included.
Official Rating: 4 stars
Weddings at Romantik-Hotel
Wedding & Honeymoon • Welcome cocktail
• Wedding lunch or dinner in the Romantik
dining room • Registry office ceremony with
organ music • Sparkling wine reception • Bridal
bouquet and Groom’s buttonhole • Rose plant
and souvenir present • Sparkling wine in room
• All aspects of organisation.
Different packages available. Contact us for
information and availability.
Zell am See Resort Info
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 catering for intermediates keen on improving technique rather than getting miles under their belts. Advanced skiers have few true challenges, while beginners may find Zell's biggest failing, its questionable snow reliability, a bit of a bother. Neither boarders nor experts would approve of Zell's conservation regulations, which ban any off-piste skiing. The lifts can become crowded at peak times, as can the local Kitzsteinhorn glacier at Kaprun, although it does guarantee year-round skiing. There are also extensive cross-country trails.
Zell am See ski resort
Zell is actually more popular in the summer than the winter. The lakeside town has loads of activities for those not on skis or a board, with lively nightlife, decent restaurants and a full range of accommodation. It is good to check where you are staying in relation to the lifts, as there is a short free bus to access the slopes. For skiing, it is also worth exploring some of the other terrain in the area, like Saalbach, Bad Gastein and Schladming. Overall, Zell is a lovely spot for a winter holiday, with or without skiing.
More Zell am See resort information
Zell am See Snow & Weather
|Snow Report - 11 Dec 2013|
|Last snowed|| 07-Dec-2013|
|Fresh snow||15 cm|
|Lower slopes||15 cm|
|Upper slopes||66 cm|
|Runs to resort||Packed|
|Off piste snow||Varied|
|Comments||Pistes soften up fast in the strong sun|
Snow Overview - Austria (snow news updated 11-Dec-2013)
There was moderate snowfall at most of our featured Austrian resorts over the weekend to continue the excellent start to the season in the Alps.
St Anton (20/60cm), Lech (45/75cm) and Zurs (45/75cm) in the Arlberg ski area all enjoyed a good opening weekend after 10cm fell on Friday 6th December. The best conditions of the weekend could be found in Obertaurern (100/140cm) where 20cm of fresh snow fell on Saturday 7th December.
There are over 50 lifts in operation at Serfaus (10/55cm) and Fiss (10/50cm) and good on-piste conditions. All three resorts are now both open every day following the weekend and had a dusting of fresh snow on Friday.
There are still excellent conditions on our featured glacial resorts in Austria with fast skiing on hard-packed pistes. However, Kaunertal (0/272cm) received 20cm of fresh powder on Friday which made for a fantastic weekend of riding.
There was also decent snowfall on Saturday at Westendorf (10/55cm) Zauchensee (60/85cm) and Saalbach (35/75cm). Each resort benefited from 15cm of new snow and offered great on-piste conditions on Monday 9th December.
European Weather Outlook
The sunny weather looks set to continue in Europe with France, Switzerland and Austria all expecting clear skies and dry days throughout next week. Temperatures could also rise to above 5C in some places.
While very little snow is expected to fall anywhere in Europe this week Bulgaria could receive light snow during the middle of the week in preparation for opening day at Bansko next weekend. There is also some much-needed light snow forecast for Oppdal in Norway.