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The Hotels

Hotel Mitteregger

Once again we will be offering our main accommodation, The Hotel Mitteregger, which is situated in the centre of Kaprun. This hotel is family run, friendly and cosy.  It is a 3 star hotel with ensuite spacious rooms and is well appointed with all the usual guest comforts. 

Decorated in a traditional flavour, this charming residence exudes a warm cosy ambiance. All of the rooms have private facilities and the twin rooms and family units have a balcony. The family unit sleeps four and has a private bedroom and a living/sleeping room.

The Mitteregger also has an upmarket relaxation suite of 3 saunas and a solarium where you can chill out after a hard day on the mountain.

Breakfast is served from 07:00hrs and has a great choice of cereals, fruit, eggs, toasts, yogurts, meats etc.

Dinner is served over 6 nights and comprises of 4 courses.  This includes a salad bar, either a soup or cold starter, choice of 3 main course dishes (buffet style) with accompanying vegetables and potates/rice/pasta followed by a choice of cold dessert or fresh fruit.  This is served between 19:00 and 20:00hrs and is nutritious, tasty and filling.  Wine is not included. 

On one of the nights dinner is not provided (Thursday) and you will be able to savour some of the local restaurants and also enjoy the legendary sounds of Pat Cahill (one of our ski instructors) in one of the local bars - Palletti's.

Dietary needs

Please note that the hotel has limited ability to cater for non standard diets - gluten, dairy free etc.  Please feel free to bring with you any addtional items that would enhance your dining experience during the week.

Hotel Das Alpenhaus

We have listened to feedback from some of our guests and are also delighted to offer accommodation in Das Alpenhaus.  A few minutes walk away from the Mitteregger this hotel is also based in the centre of Kaprun.

The Das Alpenhaus is a beautiful 4 star hotel decorated in an upmarket and contemporary style and is ideal for those wishing a bit more luxury during their holiday.  The hotel offers:

  • Spa on 2 levels with indoor pool providing panoramic views and access to the garden
  • 6 saunas and 4 relaxation rooms
  • Varied range of beauty treatments, well-being treatments and specialist treatments
  • Fitness room with state-of-the-art cardio and strength equipment
  • Regional Alpenhaus cuisine and a range of vegan meals daily
  • Heated outdoor pool and sun loungers providing views to the KitzsteinhornLarge sun terrace

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Included in this package is 

  • Comprehensive breakfast buffet with the best in regional produce
  • Skier’s snack with a daily changing dish
  • 4 course gourmet evening meals with choice of menu, or alternatively an Alpenhaus themed buffet.  Wine is not inlcuded.

The Resort

The European Sports-Region of Zell am See - Kaprun is a paradise for athletes and active holiday-makers as well as for gourmets. The two neighboring resorts fit together hand in glove, like a finely tuned dance team where both partners have learned to subtley compliment each other for the best possible performance.

Kaprun

Kaprun village is situated in the heart of the Salzburg Region of Austria, approximately 80km from Salzburg which has a very convenient and well serviced international airport. What makes Kaprun so special is its impressive setting, nestled at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier in the midst of the majestic Hohe Tauern mountain range.

Kaprun is a traditional Austrian village and on the surface puts on a quieter face than does Zell am See, partly because it is much smaller in scale. However, its laid-back atmosphere sets a more relaxing pace, and the village common gives it the air of a small New England college town.

The 'Optimum' Sports Centre is the pride of the village, with its fantastic facilities. There’s plenty of off piste action from lively bars and discos to the more traditional rustic Stubes. The ‘Optimum’ will upgrade your lift pass to a ‘swim and ski’ pass giving you unlimited entrance to the indoor/outdoor pool and steam room. There is also ice skating, bowling, night skiing and tobogganing.

Kaprun has recently completed a new Alpine Center at the top of the old Gletscherbahn. Interactive map of Kaprun village

Zell am See

Built in the middle ages, Zell am See is a 20 minute drive away from Kaprun.  It is a year round resort because of it’s idyllic setting on a flat semicircular piece of land that juts into a delicious alpine lake that has been squeezed from the mountains ringing the shore. Cream-colored buildings huddle around the well-preserved 13th-century church of St. Hippolyt, and the Vogtturm (city tower) which dominate Zell’s skyline, giving it the air of a medieval mountain town rather than a bustling ski village.

One could wander for hours through the town’s winding streets and have no trouble envisioning merchants and traders from bygone days going about their business.

Today the streets of Zell are still lined with unpretentious shops—sport stores, well-stocked markets, intriguing crafts shops. You’ll also find cozy cafes, gasthauses and restaurants filled with locals and tourists alike. Zell am See, with a year-round population of almost 10,000, has honed the fine art of balancing the fantasy sought by tourists with the real needs of its citizens.

After dark, Zell am See offers a wide variety of bars and night clubs for all tastes, from the lively and appropriately named Crazy Daisy (Irish Daisy) to the more serene atmosphere of the cafes overlooking the lake. It is a joy to walk around and soak up it’s cosmopolitan atmosphere. Interactive map of Zell town

Non Skiing

 Plenty of off-piste resort sporting activities and après ski venues from lively bars and discos to the more quaint, rustic stubes.

Sport activities: 'Optimum' Sports Centre with indoor swimming pool and fitness studio, Indoor tennis and squash centre, Small ice skating rink, Sledging, Curling, Tobogganing, Horse-drawn sleigh rides, Bowling

Eating Out

There is a superb selection of over 25 restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets, from fondues to pizzas. Typical three-course dinner from €15-20

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