Fantastic hotel in an excellent location with an enviable reputation for food!
- Half Board
- Twice daily free shuttle bus to the main lift stations
- Beautifully furnished ‘Imperial’ lounge/bar
- Conservatory restaurant overlooking the lake
- Indoor roman-bath style pool
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.
- The hotel provides a free shuttle service, with a ski bus stop nearby and the gondola just 5 minutes’ walk away
- The town’s pedestrian zone starts outside the hotel
- Austrian twins have bath or shower and mountain or lake view, some rooms with lake view have balcony
- Spacious family rooms have bath or shower, balcony, separate bedroom with an Austrian twin bed and a bunk bed in the lounge area, and sleep up to 4
- Large Grand suites have bath or shower, balcony, lounge area and two separate bedrooms
- All rooms have TV, telephone, radio, safe, minibar and hairdryer
- Room safe
- Various lounge areas
- residents' lakeside restaurant
- a la carte restaurant
- 'Classic Spa' leisure area with indoor roman bath style pool, saunas, steam room, relaxation room (Free)
- Additional 'Grand Spa' area with various saunas, steam baths and infra-red cabin (pay locally, approx €15 per day)
- wide range of massage & beauty treatments (pay locally)
- elegant Imperial Cafe bar
- Daily piano music
- 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
- Restaurant with Panoramic views
- Children’s’ playroom
- free Wi-Fi internet access
- Extensive hot and cold buffet breakfast
- Excellent 4 course evening meal with 3 choices of main dish plus salad buffet
- Weekly theme and dessert buffets
- Christmas and New Year's gala dinners included.
About Zell am See
Zell am See skiing
Set by Lake Zell, 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 caters well for beginners intermediates keen on improving technique in the mostly tree-lined pistes. Advanced skiers have the Kitzsteinhorn glacier located down the road at nearby Kaprun.
Zell am See ski resort
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.
The beautiful setting gives Zell am See a unique atmosphere not found in many Austrian resorts, and really sets it apart. Despite the smaller ski area, Zell am See remains one of Austria's top 5 resorts, and deservedly so.