Boutique Hotel Wachtelhof

Boutique Hotel Wachtelhof

Hinterthal, Salzburg Alps, Austria

Right at the feet of the imposing Hochkönig in the heart of the Salzburg Alps, surrounded by a spectacular mountain scenery, next to powder-covered slopes, hiking trails and backcountry adventures, the elegant mountain retreat 'Boutique Hotel Wachtelhof' attracts all lovers of sport, culture, leisure and nature. It was voted 'hotel of the year 2016' of the renowned Gault Millau. The hideaway with it's ski-in and ski-out facilities is the perfect charming destination to spend a magical time with friends and family. It's not just a hotel, it's your private chalet, in which the original charm has remained.

hotel Guide


  • 29 rooms and suites offering fabulous mountain views. Room categories from 'Classic' with approx. 20m2 to 'Suite Deluxe' with approx. 60m2. Suites offer a separate living and sleeping area and two bathrooms. Some feature a balcony, and can be used as family suite due to connecting doors
  • Ski room with boot warmers and individual ski racks
  • Private Fitness Chalet featuring Techno-Gym-equipment. Personal trainers are available for yoga classes
  • Every Wednesday and Sunday movie night in the hotel's own cinema

Our Favourite

  • The private spa boasts a Finnish sauna, saunarium / herbal sauna and infrared cabin in a charming, rustic lodge in front of the outdoor heated swimming pool
  • The hotel can be rented for exclusive use. It's ideal for weddings or smaller private events

Wine & Dine

  • Restaurant 'Zirbelstube' serves regional & international specialities
  • The Bar next to the fireplace serves cocktails and a selection of champagnes and wines


  • Casual elegance


  • Rooms € 340 / day including half board

Local Guide

Worth getting out of bed for

  • Start your day on the slopes. A Golf car shuttle service brings you to the 100 meter away lift. The Hochkönig ski area offers 120 km of slopes and 33 ultramodern ski lifts. A Ski Safari with private guide can be booked at the hotel

When to go

  • Winter season runs from December until Easter. You will find the best skiing conditions in January and February. Summer season starts in May and lasts till October

Winter Activities

  • Salzburg’s Hochkönig region is more than an excellent ski region; Cross-country skiing, Winter hiking paths, Snowshoes or a toboggan, or explore the endless paths of the upper plateau in a horse-drawn sleigh

Summer Activities

  • Several golf courses in the nearby area
  • The region is a paradise for climbing and mountaineering
  • Biking: Adventurous mountain-bike tours
  • 340 km of hiking trails wait for you
  • Yoga lessons and tailored massages
  • Cultural excursions to Salzburg (Salzburger Festspiele)

How to get there

  • By air: Nearest airports are Salzburg (1h) and Munich 2 1/2h). ZellAir flies to Zell am See which is only 30 min from the hotel
  • By train: Nearest station is Saalfelden, a 20 min drive from the hotel
  • Limousine-service is available for airport and train station transfers

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