4 star superior hotel edelweiss obergurgl


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Is snow guaranteed in the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area?

You bet it is! Situated at 1.800 to 3.020 m, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl has a clear advantage in terms of altitude. Accordingly, this is one of the first non-glacier ski areas in Austria to open.

How high up is Obergurgl?

Obergurgl is situated 1.930 m above sea level. 

How many inhabitants does Obergurgl have?

Obergurgl has about 400 inhabitants.

Which municipality is Obergurgl part of?

The village of Obergurgl is in the largest municipality in Austria in terms of area: Sölden.

How far is the hotel from the ski lift?

The question is not how far, but can it be even closer? No, it can't. The hotel is directly on the ski slope, adjacent to the ski lift. 

Where can I rent/buy my ski equipment?

Rent or buy ski equiment at the hotel's own sports store inside the hotel building. 

When did the first guests check in at Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl?

Hard to believe, but true. The first guests arrived at the hotel in 1889 and loved the special flair in Obergurgl even back then. The hotel is a well-known Ötztal institution.

Is the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl a family business?

Yes, the 4th generation of family management provides and loves hospitality, and we are very proud of that. 

Who runs the hotel?

Manager Lukas Scheiber represents the fourth generation of family management. 

How long is the skiing season in Obergurgl?

As one of the first non-glacier ski areas, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl always opens in mid-November and is guaranteed snow until the end of April. 

What is this metal ball at the village square all about?

The Piccard Monument, erected in 1989, commemorates the emergency landing of Prof. Auguste Piccard on the Gurgler Ferner on May 27, 1931. (=glacier) The news of his rescue spread all around the world at the time.

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