The perfect home base in Bad Gastein

From the Straubinger Grand Hotel and Badeschloss go directly into winter pleasure

Munich, November 6, 2023 - This year, the winter season begins with a crucial question for all those who choose the ski resort of Gastein or have it on their wish list: is it Grandezza at the Straubinger Grand Hotel or modern ambience at the lifestyle Hotel Badeschloss. Newly opened and located on the legendary Straubingerplatz, both hotels offer the perfect base for Christmas and winter vacations for all connoisseurs of design and travel styles.

From Straubinger Square to the slopes

The recently opened Straubinger Grand Hotel and Badeschloss are located, directly opposite each other, in the heart of Bad Gastein. Just 50 meters from both accommodations, the ski bus runs at regular intervals to the four local ski areas of the Gastein Valley: the family ski area Skischaukel Dorfgastein-Großarltal, the ski area Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel near the train station in Bad Gastein with numerous ski lodges, the Graukogel in Bad Gastein for ski fans with more experience and Sportgastein for freeriders and off-slope skiers at the end of the valley. Gastein is considered Salzburg's highest glacier-free ski area with 43 lifts that take winter sports enthusiasts up to 2,700 meters in altitude.

Winter sports potpourri: About skids, carriages, sleds, and icy waterfalls

Travel Charme Hotels vacationers have a broad choice of winter transportation. At over 1,500 meters, the valley floor in Sportgastein is a paradise for cross-country skiers, as are the seven cross-country trails and 40 kilometers of groomed running trails in Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein. In addition, icy waterfalls challenge you to a climbing adventure. You can move along comfortably on horse-drawn carriages or dog sleds. You may find a little more speed in the Aeroplan natural toboggan run in Bad Hofgastein, 3.3 kilometers long, and the Bellevue toboggan run in Bad Gastein, 2.5 kilometers long that both lead down into the valley. The latter lives up to its name, as the ride goes in switchbacks and straights partly through the deep snow-covered forest. In addition, a 100-kilometer network of trails is prepared for winter hiking in impressive mountain scenery.

The teams at both hotels ensure an individual ski experience; from skiing instructors to ski tours and many other winter sports activities, all services and tours can be organized. In addition, the cooperation with Sport Schober, which has a store at the valley station "Stubnerkogel", allows uncomplicated outfit changes.

The winter sport's dearest friends: wellness and gourmet

Both the Straubinger Grand Hotel and the Badeschloss have a spacious wellness area where guests can relax before, after or even without winter sports activities. At the Grand Hotel Straubinger, the wellness program is based on four pillars and seven themed worlds. Spa features include a heated rooftop infinity pool, two saunas, a relaxation area, a gym, and treatment rooms and spa suite. Spread over three floors with an infinity pool, three saunas, gym, treatment rooms and snack bar, guests at the Alpine Swim Club at Badeschloss draw inner and outer energy from three sources: physical, mental and food wellness. Since the feeling of well-being is always fed by good cuisine, the Straubinger Saal, Straubinger Bar, Straubinger Café and Wine Cellar, as well as Auntie Heidis and the Schlossbar serve delicacies. French gourmet cuisine, coffee and cakes, and signature drinks on the "classic" side of Straubingerplatz and cosmopolitan street, soul food and highballs on the other.

For the winter and Christmas season there are special accommodation arrangements:

  • Straubinger Grand Hotel
    Grand Christmas & New Year's Eve symphony in each case for at least four consecutive nights starts at €499 per room/per night
  • Badeschloss:
    Christmas bubble and New Year's Eve bubble each case for at least four consecutive nights starts at €399 per room/per night

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