Staying around Austria

Written by Greg and Heather Burke • Last updated Oct 23, 2017

Austria is famed for its alpine skiing and beautiful chalets for lodging and après ski. Here are a few of the top ski hotels in the Austrian Alps, four star places to stay located right on the slopes, as well as some travel tips for the ultimate Austrian ski vacation.

Kitzbühel Hotel Rasmushof

The place to stay in Kitzbühel is the Hotel Rasmushof, at the base of the slopes right next to the Hahnenkamm finish line. This stunning chalet is steps to the lifts, Kitzbühel's historic village, the best après ski and shopping, and its operated by the great granddaughter of the first man to ski Kitzbüheler Horn in 1893. The ski hotel is lovely, with a spa, beautiful bar and dining room with views of the slopes, a ski room, and suites with traditional chalet balconies.

In the famous ski village of St Anton, the Bergschlossl is closest to the lift, with charming Tyrolean décor. This Austrian castle is a four star hotel, with third generation innkeepers, delightful décor, with all the modern amenities, beautiful guest rooms (we recommend the Oriol Suite with the round bed), tile bathrooms, in room WiFi and iMac, a Spa, and a ski room just steps to the lifts. A bountiful Tyrolean breakfast buffet is served each morning with a ski slope view.

Mooser Hotel at St Anton

This modern St Anton hotel is located on the ski slopes perched above the village. The 4-star Mooser is a 17 suite hotel that appears to be a traditional Austrian chalet from the outside, but inside is a sophisticated spa atmosphere with luxurious rooms featuring floor to ceiling glass windows, spacious baths, decks. The Hotel offers a spectacular Spa and a sophisticated slope view dining room serving local Austrian cuisine. The Mooser is next to the popular Mooserwirt Bar for the best après ski in Austria, but the adjacent hotel is much quieter and classier.

Hotel Bergland in Solden

The best hotel in Solden ski village is the 4-star Bergland. This lifestyle hotel greets guest with a lobby waterfall that changes color. Everything in the modern hotel, built in 2010, is tasteful and posh. Designer rooms offer views of the town through the floor to ceiling windows. The Berlgand’s rooftop Sky Spa with outdoor Jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna, steam room, fitness equipment, and Spa treatments is the perfect end to your Solden ski day. The elegant dining room serves dinner and breakfast buffet. The ski and boot storage plus full service ski shop is downstairs, right next to the Zentrum Shuttle lift to Solden ski slopes.

Hotel Alpbacherhof at Ski Juwel

Alpbacherhof is four-star, family owned traditional chalet style hotel in the prettiest village of the Austrian Tyrol. Alpbach is just a short drive to Ski Juwel, the ski slopes of Alpbachtal and Wildschőnau, and not far from SkiWelt and Kitzbuhel. Alpbacherhof is the best of both worlds, old world chalet lodging with modern spa like rooms. Don't miss the outdoor pool with Alps views and the Sauna chalet.  

Hotel Innsbruck

If you like urban skiing, a city atmosphere for après ski, and nine ski resorts within a half hour drive all on the Olympic Ski World pass, the Hotel Innsbruck is ideal. With a ski room, parking elevator, rooftop spa, and a choice location on the Inns River with mountain views of Nordkette's ski slopes, you can walk to their ski slope or the free ski bus to Stubaier Glacier, Kühtai, Axamer Lizum, Patscherkofel, etc, and you are steps to Innsbruck's old village, Swarovski and Bogner, dining at and historic sites from this top ski hotel in the heart of Innsbruck.