plenty to do in the Ötztal valley

Unforgettable stays at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

A holiday at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl in the Ötztal Valley is a treat for all the senses. Enjoy complete rest and relaxation in Tyrol's most beautiful Alpine village and leave behind the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

From the flower-filled meadows in spring to the unique experience of summer in the Alps, the golden shades of autumn to the pure white of winter – the village of Obergurgl at the end of the Ötztal Valley is the ideal holiday destination all year round.

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Hiking up to and above 3000m

The mountains on your doorstep

Live the high life whatever the season

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl at the end of the Ötztal Valley is a mecca for walkers and skiers. Two cable cars leave from just outside the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl, giving guests direct access to the resort's perfectly prepared pistes.

The Hohe Mut Bahn cable car also operates during the summer months, while a number of hiking trails starting from the hotel give visitors direct access to the unique high-alpine world of the Ötztal Valley mountains.

The outdoor pool in the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl's Glacier Spa

Soothe away those aches and pains

Spa treatments with glacier views

Spread over 1200m², the hotel's Glacier Spa gives guests the chance to relax and unwind after a long day in the mountains. Take a plunge in the heated outdoor pool, before lying back in the jacuzzi and enjoying fantastic panoramic views of peaks over 3000m. The spa offers a range of saunas and steam baths to soothe aching muscles ready for the next day's adventures.

Our beauty experts use only the very finest products and will be happy to treat you to a soothing massage. Those with energy left to burn can head to our state-of-the-art gym, where the team of trainers will be happy to show your the machines and give you tips on the best way to work out.

The lounge area at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

A traditionally warm welcome

Ancient customs with modern service

The Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl has a long and proud tradition. Since 1889 it has been successfully owned and managed with great attention to detail by the Scheiber family.

This success is based on the stunning scenery and perfect location in the heart of the Alps at 1930m as well as on our exceptionally friendly service and our ability to sense what guests want and need from their holiday.

The Sport Scheiber shop in the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

Fit & active in the Alps

Top equipment for an unforgettable stay

At Scheiber Sport, our on-site sports shop in the basement of the hotel, you will find the latest equipment to rent and buy.

Test this year's newest skis during your holiday in the Ötztal Valley and pick up some useful accessories that will come in handy when hiking and exploring the mountains.


Winter garden with open fire

Unique atmosphere with modern comfort

Luxurious living at 1930 metres above sea level

In the hotel's elegant rooms, each with its own balcony, guests have access to the free wireless internet connection available throughout the building. Via state-of-the-art technology they can also receive the latest information on skiing, spa treatments, hiking and much more delivered directly to their television.

The cosy hotel bars and lounge area with an open fire are a great place to relax, unwind and chat in the evening over a glass of wine. The bars and lounge also serve as meeting places for guided hikes.


Haute cuisine in the Edelweiss & Gurgl restaurant

Taste the best of the region

Finest food from the Ötztal Valley

Food and drink are anything but an afterthought at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl. Even the butter served at our breakfast buffet comes from our own farm, while many other products such as bread, milk, bacon and cheese are sourced from the local region.

Head chef Alfred Renn and his team look forward to taking you on a culinary journey of discovery each evening with an exquisite five-course meal. Alternatively, why not pay a visit to our award-winning à la carte restaurant and choose one of the many delicious dishes on offer?

Edelweiss & Gurgl Riding Stables at 1930m

Austria's highest riding stables

Unforgettable adventures between glaciers and pastures

The Edelweiss & Gurgl Riding Stables are located in the heart of the Ötztal Alps, just a few kilometres from the border with South Tyrol. It is here, in this mountainous province in the far north of Italy, that the famous Haflinger horses have their home.

The stables are just a short walk from the hotel and feature a state-of-the-art indoor riding arena. Both beginners and experienced riders are welcome to pay a visit to the stables and explore the stunning scenery on horseback in the company of one of our riding instructors.

Children's playroom in the hotel

family fun in the Ötztal Alps

Children can explore and enjoy the mountains all year round

Each and evey day brings with it new adventures in our Kids' Club. How about a visit to the hotel's own farmyard? Or a hike in the mountains? Or a special ski course designed just for children and including fun activities like building a snowman? Whatever you decide on, one thing is for sure – children will get the chance to spend lots of time out and about in the beautiful Ötztal Valley.

Back in the hotel there are plenty of games and lots of things to do such as painting, handicrafts and a large playroom to run around in.


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