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Bad Hofgastein

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About Bad Hofgastein

Bad Hofgastein is a spa town and ski resort situated in the High Tauern range of Austria's east central alps. The best places to stay in Bad Hofgastein give you  access to the finest winter sporting areas and a sophisticated environ.

Originally a spa town, Bad hofgastein is now a renowned ski resort and part of the extensive Ski Amade network which boasts up to 250 kilometres of piste - including the 10.5 k Hohe Scharte run (the longest run in the region).

The town retains its reputation as a spa and is home to the spectacular Alpentherme, which is a stunning ‘experience’ laid out over 32,000 square metres and with panoramic 360 degree views. For non skiers, there is curling, walking, climbing and sleigh rides.

The town is traditional and upmarket, with very relaxed vibe, focussed around the main square with its gluhwein stands and live music. 

Here's our pick of  the best places to stay in Bad Hofgastein:

For a bit of luxury

  • Osterreichisher Hof  is an elegant four star hotel with beautiful mountain views. The rooms are simple, light and spacious. There's an in-house spa with pool, the  restaurant is gourmet standard and the hotel offers guided hiking tours in summer and snowshoe walks in winter.

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Best Hotels in Bad Hofgastein

  • Osterreichischer Hof 50 rooms from $130

    Bad Hofgastein

    An elegant 4-star hotel with lovely mountain views. Simple Alpine style rooms are large and light. An in-house spa as well as access to next doors spa. Gourmet cuisine with particularly good Austrian pastries. A multitude of outdoor activities makes this ideal for families.

    Families  -  With family packages and plenty of activities from ping pong to mini golf and skiing, plus a relaxing spa and hot tub.
    Skiing  -  The Gastein Valley offers 220 km of pisted slopes ideal for any level of skier, and the hotel has a ski school.
    Great walks  -  The hotel organises guided hiking tours in summer and snowshoe walks in winter.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
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