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Alpenhotel Tauernkönig

What a fantastic location! The hotel is right in the Grünwaldkopfbahn and opposite the Zehnerkarbahn. At the end of the day you can ski all the way back to the hotel and store your equipment in the heated ski room. You can park for free in the parking lot of the hotel. For a drink, enjoy the sun terrace with mountain views. Relax in the sauna, infra-red cabin and steam bath. In the evening enjoy an à-la-carte menu with regional and international dishes. Your ski lessons can be booked at the hotel.
  • Charming restaurant situated on the slopes
  • Spacious rooms

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Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Obertauern

Obertauern is a perched village in the Austrian Alps. The village is situated on 1740 meters. This is area snows a lot and you can often ski until late April. Obertauern is located in the middle of the ski slopes which is easily accessible. For apres ski Obertauern is a good choice. The village has a vibrant nightlife with cozy restaurants and pubs Obertauern is best known for his 'Around the world' round. You can make beautiful walks in the area. A must is the walk to the superior hotel at about 1797 meters altitude. You will be rewarded with stunning views over the whole area.

Location and surroundings

Obertauern

Obertauern's guaranteed snow and over 100 kilometers of slopes is perfect for lovers of après-ski. There is truly something for everyone. Obertauern has long been known for its 'Tauernrunde', a route which sees the whole ski area. This round can be made. There is a fun park and there is even a World Cup trail for cross-country skiers. There is also plenty to do for the walkers. Take the route to the superior hotel at 1797 meters altitude. Here you will find yourself in the middle of the ski area that has a great view. The après-ski in Obertauern is lively and spectacular celebrations are organized at the beginning and end of the season. The locals still talk today about the famous visit of the Beatles. In one part of Obertauern, the film 'Help' was filmed. Obertauern offers everything for a very successful winter holiday.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by local authorities. Since  measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Lockdown
Varies

The lockdown in Austria ended differently in the different provinces:

- Tirol/ Vorarlberg: hospitality and hotels opened since 12th of December.

- Salzburg/ Styria  /Carinthia: hospitality and hotels allowed to open from the 17th of December.

Important information regarding mandatory documentation
Yes
Read the FAQ page here
Distance in public areas (in metres)
No
Mouth mask
Yes
FFP2 mouth mask is mandatory everywhere. FFP2 mouth mask is also mandatory in the ski lift for everyone from 14 years old.
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
For gatherings of more than 25 people, you need one of the following: - A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days. - Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December). - Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days. Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Allowed
Curfew
N / A
Restaurants
Open

Closes at 10 pm. Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Bars / Apres-ski
Open

Closes at 11 pm. Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Club/Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Activities, attractions & sights
Open

Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Events open air or indoor
Allowed

Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Transfer
N/A
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated to wear a mouth mask.
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open

You need one of the following (from 12 years old):

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
The 2G rule also applies for entrance to all accommodations

Practical information

Capital:

The capital is Vienna.

Language:

The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.

Time:

There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).

Money:

The official currency is the Euro.

Tipping:

It is customary in Austria to tip between 5% and 10% in bars and restaurants.

Food & Drink:

Austria is known for its Vienna Schnitzels and Glühwein. Tap water is safe for drinking.

Opening times shops:

Shops are usually open from Monday until Friday from 09.00 AM to 18.00 PM (some shops close during the afternoon). Most shops are closed on Sunday.

Travelling by car:

Snow chains are obligatory in the Alps. You need a toll permit for the motorways in Austria. You can buy the permit at the AA in the UK or in Austria at the major border crossings. The European Commission advises you to wear a safety reflector jacket in the event of a break down or accident. This vest can be purchased from the AA in the UK as well.

Voltage:

The voltage is 230 volt.

Mobile telephone:

UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.

Travel documents:

You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

In step 1 of the booking process, it is indicated which days the lift pass is valid for (eg Sunday to Friday). If you would like the ski pass to start on a different day than shown in the booking steps, you must contact our contact centre by telephone. The booking can then be adjusted.

On destination, it is not possible to change the lift pass start date to another day. An extension of the lift pass can often be booked for an extra surcharge; the price for this can be found in step 1 of the booking process. The discount for "no ski pass" can also be found in the booking process.

Discounts:

The ski pass for children born after 1/1/2015 is free. Children born between 1/1/2002 and 31/12/2014 receive a discount on the ski pass. You will find these discounts in the calculation of your travel sum.

ID is required when collecting the ski pass.

The above surcharges and discounts are only valid when booking. Different rates are applied on site

The lessons cannot be booked in advance. You can arrange this yourself on location.
You can add ski and snowboard hire in the booking steps.

The following types of material can be booked:

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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