To ensure that the snow continues to fall as abundantly in 50 years as it has in recent years, more and more motorists are opting for an environmentally-friendly electric car. Accordingly, many ski hotels now offer a charging station for winter sports fans with electric cars. Here, you can find an overview of several SnowTrex accommodations with an electric charging station.
Kaprun Glacier Estate
The 5-star hotel Kaprun Glacier Estate in Kaprun (Austria), with its luxurious apartments, is a popular holiday destination for sporty comfort connoisseurs, as it is close to the ski region Zell am See-Kaprun/Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn with an altitude of up to 3,029 m and 408 km of pistes, as well as offering deep relaxation through an excellent range of spa facilities among other things. In addition to the free electric charging station for the car, a fitness studio is also available to guests.
The Kaprun Glacier Estate is located about 1.6 km away from the centre of Kaprun. The entrance to the glacier ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn is only about 2.5 km away and can be reached quickly and easily with the free ski bus.
With the comprehensive “Ski Alpin Card” lift pass, winter sports fans have access to a total of four ski areas – the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, the ski area on the Maiskogel, the aforementioned glacier ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn near Kaprun and the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. Thanks to the glacier on the Kitzsteinhorn, snow is guaranteed here. The region is designed for every level, so that families, beginners and also professionals or freeriders never stop having fun. Accordingly, there is everything from blue, red and black pistes to a fun park. There are also enough cross-country ski trails (60 km) for the cross-country fans out there.
An additional fun factor here is night skiing. In the evenings, the music is turned up in several clubs and bars, ensuring that après ski fans also get their money’s worth.
Hotel Sonnenhof in Falzes
The traditional yet modern 4-star Hotel Sonnenhof in Falzes (Italy) is more than just a ski accommodation: it’s about pure relaxation and fun on the pistes! The panoramic view of the Dolomites is the cherry on top! The fantastic spa world offers several saunas and bathing facilities.
The Plan de Corones ski area is 11 km away and can be reached quickly and easily with the hotel’s own shuttle or ski bus. The skiing area is well known for its sporting events and reaches up to 2,275 m https://www.snowtrex.co.uk/austria/abtenau/active_wellness_hotel_gutjahr/accommodation.html above sea level over 119 km of pistes, offering guaranteed skiing fun for every winter sports fan, whether it be beginner, advanced or professional. Freestylers have two fun parks at their disposal, of which the Plan de Corones Funpark is the largest in South Tyrol. For cross-country skiers, there is a huge network of about 300 km of trails, which run directly through Falzes and are easy to reach.
Night skiing has become a part of every larger winter resort and it’s practically impossible to imagine a place without it. For everyone who hasn’t had enough during the day, the option to ski another round even after the sun goes down is regularly offered.
Après ski is definitely possible here, and with the many hut bars available to choose from, the possibility to end your day of skiing with one, two or three glasses proves almost a hard choice.
Active & Wellness Hotel Gutjahr in Abtenau
The 4.5-star Active & Wellness Hotel Gutjahr in Abtenau (Austria) not only has an electric charging station, but is also very centrally located and offers, in addition to elegantly furnished rooms, a comprehensive range of spa facilities over 1,000 m – with three different saunas, steam bath, infrared pool, Kneipp basin and activity pool. A fitness room, a solarium, massages and cosmetic treatments are also available. In addition to skiing, there are also various leisure activities organised by the hotel.
The first practice lifts and pistes are only about a 5 minutes’ walk away. The main ski area Dachstein West (1,620 m) is about 9 km away and can be reached with the free ski bus. The ski area offers over 155 km of pistes and many diverse sections, ensuring that both beginners and professionals get their money’s worth. There is also a fun park, a toboggan run and several cross-country skiing trails. In addition to family-friendly offers such as winter hikes and toboggan runs, après ski lovers can stop off at various bars and discos to round off the day’s skiing accordingly.
Another highlight is night skiing, where a section of the pistes is illuminated by floodlights in the evening.
The excellent 4-star hotel ADAPURA in Wagrain (Austria) with an electric charging station for environmentally-friendly electric cars offers a fantastic skiing holiday in terms of relaxation and skiing experience. The rustic design adapted to the mountain world gives guests a harmonious feeling of mountain idyll. The over 1,000 m² spa area guarantees relaxation and consists of a swimming pool and sauna world with additional steam bath, relaxation rooms and infrared cabin among other things. There is also entertainment for children, including an in-house cinema and a game room.
The ski slope of the “Ski amadé” ski region extends almost to the front door of the hotel, and accordingly, the first lift is only 100 m away, as is the centre of Wagrain. In total, the Ski amadé ski region offers over 760 km of pistes and 270 lifts at an altitude of up to 2,700 m. The associated ski area on the Dachstein Glacier guarantees snow and therefore constant skiing fun. There is something for every winter sports fan here, allowing you to try out everything from blue pistes to deep powder snow and a fun park. There is also a toboggan run and cross-country skiing trails.
Sport & Wellnesshotel Bichlhof in Kitzbühel
The very luxurious, noble and rustically-designed 4-star Sport & Wellnesshotel Bichlhof is a top accommodation if you are looking for a hotel for your ski holiday. Located in Kitzbühel (Austria), the resort offers an elevated and natural location as well as a wide range of recreation, fitness and balanced meals. The spa area in particular is very extensively designed and offers a lot of variety with various saunas, herbal steam bath and panoramic indoor pool. A fitness studio with cardio equipment is also available to use for free.
The pistes of the Kitzbühel ski area are only 4 km away. Here, winter sports fans can expect an area of more than 185 km of pistes, offering something for every level of skier and leaving no one out – whether it be family, complete beginners or freeriders. Due to the location at over 2,000 m, snow is almost guaranteed and fun is pre-programmed. A highlight here is the opportunity for night skiing.
Après ski parties are also not neglected in this beautiful place. Kitzbühel is one of the best places for a drink or three after a day of skiing.
Landhotel Hauserbauer in Dorfgastein
The traditional Landhotel Hauserbauer in Dorfgastein (Austria) is built in the typical architectural style of the Alpine country and offers a versatile spa and wellness world that encourages you to relax. In terms of culinary delights, guests can expect an excellent range of different dishes and menus. In addition, spa therapies and massages are offered at the partnering Hotel Winkler in Bad Hofgastein.
Just like the Hotel ADAPURA Wagrain (see above), the “Ski amadé” ski region, with its 760 kilometres of pistes, is the closest ski area to the Landhotel Hauserbauer – see above for details.
Design- & Boutiquehotel Die Hindenburg in Saalfelden
The Design- & Boutiquehotel Die Hindenburg in Saalfelden (Austria) combines rustic, traditional wooden designs with modern elements. With several saunas, a steam bath and a relaxation room, it offers the perfect opportunity for relaxation and recuperation. Guests are also offered a balanced, rich breakfast. In addition, guests can dine in the in-house restaurant and be pampered with massages.
The ski area Zell am See-Kaprun/Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is about 11 km away and can be reached quickly and easily with the ski bus. One lift pass connects 4 skiing areas, resulting in over 408 km of pistes and something for everyone. This way, the beginner as well as the professional can “give free rein” to his skiing holiday (ski area already described in detail: see Kaprun Glacier Estate). The entrance to the cross-country ski trail is only 500 m away.
Hotel Jägerhof in Oetz
The rustic 3-star Hotel Jägerhof with its modern design elements and electric charging station is just as convincing as the aforementioned accommodations. Located in Oetz (Austria), it is particularly appealing to families. On the one hand, it offers relaxation for adults and on the other hand, entertainment for children: there are several saunas, baths and a fitness room. There is also a children’s playroom and, as a special offer from the tourist office, there are free ski school lessons for children between 4 and 5 years of age under certain conditions. Free childcare for children ages 2-4 is also available.
The distance from the hotel to the lift is only 1.3 km and can be easily reached by ski bus. In 2014, the Hochoetz-Kühtai ski area (2,272 m) with its 80 km of pistes was awarded as the best ski area for children and families, among other things, due to its beginner-friendly pistes. For all those who are still looking for an adrenalin kick, there is also a fun park, and night skiing is also a popular activity.
Après ski is a bit quieter in Oetz. Walks or ice skating are possible activities to do after your day of skiing.
Hotel Sonne Lifestyle Resort (ADULTS ONLY) in Mellau
The 4.5-star Hotel Sonne Lifestyle Resort is located in Mellau and presents a high-end spa oasis for athletes and connoisseurs. This hotel is for adults only and offers a breathtaking view of the mountain scenery as well as a comprehensive spa and wellness programme. This includes various saunas as well as steam baths and other relaxation facilities like relaxation rooms, hot tubs and more. There is also a fitness studio, of course. In addition, guests are offered full board with varied menus and buffets.
The Damüls-Mellau ski area, at an altitude of up to 2,059 m, as well as the first entrance to the cross-country skiing trail are only about 500 m away from the ski hotel. The “3-Täler-Pass” lift pass grants you access to over 506 km of pistes in 38 areas, most of which are interconnected. Thanks to the many opportunities, there are plenty of choices for beginners and experts alike. The snow fun park for freestylers is also a big attraction for riders and spectators every year.
Après ski in Mellau is quieter than other places, but it’s not been left out. There are a few bars and inns available to end the day with an après ski party or a nightcap.
COOEE alpin Hotel Kitzbüheler Alpen
The COOEE alpin Hotel Kitzbüheler Alpen in St. Johann in Tyrol is located directly at the Hochfeld ski lift and only 100 m away from the cross-country trails. If there is enough snow, you can ride practically straight through the front door. This hotel impresses almost every winter sports fan with its sporty character and modern, cosy atmosphere.
Thanks to the 9 included ski areas, the additionally-bookable “3 Länder Freizeit-Arena” lift pass offers 171 km of varied pistes at an altitude of 1,604 m with fun parks and a whole host of après ski opportunities with the best parties. If that’s still not enough for you, you can upgrade your lift pass to a “Super Ski Card”, which grants you access to 22 ski regions with over 2,750 km of pistes.
Those who want to relax after a day on the slopes can use the relaxation room or in-house sauna. Likewise, there is also the possibility for everyone to work out in the fitness studio. The included half board in resort offers excellent catering, and as the city centre of St. Johann in Tyrol is only 850 m away, you can eat or drink something during the day or in the evening without any great hassle.