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

Due to Covid-19, different services and facilities may be offered at the time of booking than when your holiday starts. Since the mentioned services and facilities are subject to constant change, 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.

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.

Location and surroundings

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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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