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Hotel Alte Post

Hotel Alte Post is a highly rated hotel in the centre of Ellmau. This hotel has a great atmosphere and a lively lounge with an open fire and the popular hotel bar. Here you can sit back and enjoy a drink while you exchange stories with other guests. The location is perfect for everything that you are looking for during your holiday. In the direct vicinity you will find all kinds of shops, restaurants, bars and the bus stop from where the ski bus takes you up to the ski lifts in a matter of only a few minutes. After a long day on the pistes you can look forward to a relaxing evening in the hotel sauna. This is an ideal option for a memorable winter sports holiday!

  • Great atmosphere
  • In the centre of Ellmau
  • Close to the ski lift

Room types

double room general
for 2 to 3 persons max. 2 adults and 1 child up to and including 11 year
  • surface approx. 25m²
  • 1 x one person folding bed
  • 1 double bed
  • balcony
  • television
  • radio
  • telephone
  • separate toilet
  • bathroom with: bath and shower, sink, hair dryer, make-up mirror
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age up from 15 year approx. 2,50 € per person per night to be paid with cash, debit card or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • baby cot: for all guests with age up to 1 (incl.) year, on request (free of charge)
  • safe available in the room: (free of charge)
  • place in car park: (free of charge)

Board basis

Bed and Breakfast

Location and surroundings

In the centre
Distance to airport innsbruck approx. 85 kilometres: salzburg approx. 82 kilometres
Distance to ski piste approx. 250 metres
Distance to cross country skiing tracks approx. 200 metres
Distance to ski bus stop ( ski bus free on showing your lift pass)
Ski bus right next to hotel
Distance to ski lift approx. 250 metres: hartkaiserbahn approx. 1,5 kilometres
Distance to ski school approx. 250 metres
Nearest shops approx. 150 metres
Nearest (mini) supermarket
Nearest restaurant

Facilities

General Information
  • Official classification: no classification
  • total number of rooms: 32
  • class: general
  • authentic accommodation
  • reception (open from 08:00 till 16:00 o'clock)
  • elevator (number: 1)
  • safe available (in the room)
  • lounge
  • parking (upon availability)
  • accommodation not suitable for disabled persons
  • tourist tax (to be paid with cash, debit card or credit card)
  • bed linen included: no change during stay
  • bath towels included: extra change on request
  • cleaning room 7 times a week
  • pets not allowed
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: for all guests with age from 15 to 99 (incl.) year approx. 1,00 € per person per night to be paid with cash, debit card or credit card (to be paid at resort, obligated)
Restaurant/bar
  • food establishment: restaurant, à-la-carte restaurant (for an additional fee)
  • drinking establishment
Children
  • cot
Spa facilities
  • spa with:: sauna (free of charge), infra red cabin (free of charge), turkish steam bath (free of charge), relax area (free of charge)

Ellmau

Ellmau is a lively winter resort located at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser. There are plenty of excellent pistes as well as fine après ski options in the many bars in Ellmau. If you want to stay active off the pistes you can always head to the sports centre. Here you will find an indoor swimming pool, a heated outdoor pool, slides, various saunas and a beauty parlour. You can also test your ice skating skills in Elmau´s ice rink, hike on some of the 50 kilometers of hiking trails, experience the thrill of racing down an flood-lit sleighing track at night or venture into the snow tubing arena. There are also plenty of very good restaurants in Ellmau as well. There is a beautiful restaurant at the top of the Hartkaiserbahn where you can enjoy a meal and the stupendous panoramic views over the vast Wilder Kaiser region.

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Wilder Kaiser-Brixental

Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental offers some excellent options for both cross country and regular skiers. The villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau, Söll, Hopfgarten, Brixen im Thale and Westendorf share approximately 279 km (173 ml) of pistes to form the biggest interconnected ski area in Austria. Additionally, due to there being so many lifts in the area you are unlikely to encounter long queues.

You do not have to worry about the quality of the snow here either. In order to salvage the weaker areas outside of the winter season modern snow canons have been installed. The lift pass is included for the entire ski area of the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental.

Location and surroundings

In the centre
Distance to airport innsbruck approx. 85 kilometres: salzburg approx. 82 kilometres
Distance to ski piste approx. 250 metres
Distance to cross country skiing tracks approx. 200 metres
Distance to ski bus stop ( ski bus free on showing your lift pass)
Ski bus right next to hotel
Distance to ski lift approx. 250 metres: hartkaiserbahn approx. 1,5 kilometres
Distance to ski school approx. 250 metres
Nearest shops approx. 150 metres
Nearest (mini) supermarket
Nearest restaurant

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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Flight information

You will fly with EasyJet or Jet2 to Innsbruck. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.

 

Departures from regional airports

Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.

 

Transfer

In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. If you book a transfer via Sunweb, it will be a shared transfer to and from the resort. The average transfer time to Ellmau is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. For additional information about the transfer click here.

Summary of Reviews

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Guest review guidelines

To keep the rating score and review content relevant for your upcoming trip, we archive reviews older than 36 months.

Only a customer who has booked through Sunweb Group and stayed at the property in question can write a review. We invite these customers after they return home from their holiday via e-mail to write a review. If a customer wants to post a review anonymous, details are checked (like booking number, booking data) and known at Sunweb Group. 

Whether negative or positive, we'll post every comment in full, as quickly as possible, after being moderated to comply with Sunweb Group guidelines. 

Guidelines and standards for Reviews

These guidelines and standards aim to keep the content on brands of the Sunweb Group relevant and family-friendly without limiting expression of strong opinions. They are also applicable regardless of the sentiment of the comment. Reviews containing swear words or misinformation will not be posted. 

Contributions should be related to the accommodation. The most helpful contributions are detailed and help others make better decisions. Please don’t include political, ethical, or religious commentary. Promotional content will be removed.

All content should be genuine and unique to the guest.
Reviews are most valuable when they are original and unbiased. Your contribution should be yours.

Respect the privacy of others. Sunweb group will make an effort to obscure email addresses, telephone numbers, website addresses, social media accounts, and similar details.

The opinions expressed in contributions are those of Sunweb Group customers. Sunweb Group does not accept responsibility or liability for any reviews or responses. 

 

Lift pass, lessons and ski/board hire

A Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski pass is included in the tour price.

You can see the surcharges and discounts for extending your ski pass or no ski pass in step 1 (preferences) of the booking process. If a child or senior discount applies, this will be shown in step 2 (price overview). Would you like to know which ski pass is included in your travel time? View our FAQ here .

Ski passes for children born after 01/01/2019 are free. Children born between 01/01/2006 - 31/12/2018 will receive a discount on their ski pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your travel sum. Identification is required when collecting your ski pass.

Any surcharges and discounts are only valid upon booking. Other rates are applied locally. It is not possible to redeem your ski pass on another day onsite. An extension of your ski pass can often be booked as an extra; you will find the price for this further in the booking process. A discount for “no ski pass” can also be found during the booking process.

You can specify ski and snowboard rental directly when booking. Check out our FAQ  for more information about equipment rental.

The following equipment can be booked:

Bronze

This equipment is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The equipment is particularly manoeuvrable, so it makes turning and braking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal equipment for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The equipment is manoeuvrable and suitable for cutting corners sharply. 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. They can also be used by skiers who have mastered parallel skiing. This comfortable equipment is suitable for 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 (e.g., off-piste skiing) so that they can help you select the right equipment.
Lessons can be specified directly when booking. See our FAQ  for more information about classes.

Ski lessons start on Sundays.

When booking ski lessons, you will be asked for your level of experience:

Beginners: Only opt for beginners lessons if you have never skied before.

Average: Can you already brake/make a turn? Then choose average and beginners.

Advanced: Can you already ski, but you want to develop your technique further? Then choose advanced.

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