10 Only-in-Tirol Places to Stay


After a full day of play on a Tirol getaway, there’s nothing more important than to relax in accommodations that fit your style. However, with so many things to do in the ‘Heart of the Alps’ — and even more places to stay — choosing might be the hardest part. Throughout the country, there are outstanding bed and breakfasts, apartments and hotels that offer unique amenities sure to make for an unforgettable getaway. These ten only-in-Tirol places to stay are a start to get your imagination going. Plus, to make things even better, most of them offer lodging at surprisingly affordable rates.

1.) Gästehaus Bramböck, Bad Häring near Kufstein

Where: Bad Häring, a small and picturesque village above Kufstein – just the right place for those wanting to get away from it all…

Why: Inconspicuous from outside and overwhelming when inside for the first time, this lovely guesthouse boasts completely refurbished apartments. The friendly owners will do all they can to make your stay as pleasant as possible—such as serving delicious breakfasts with homemade bread and cakes.

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Walking barefoot on the wooden floors is good for your feet—and helps you feel grounded.

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2.) Residenz 111, Holzgau

Where: Deemed as the ‘Pearl of Lechtal Valley’, the picturesque village of Holzgau is famous for the distinctive art of wall-painting that adorns many of its homes and for elaborate and traditional wood carvings. Moreover, Holzgau is located on the Lech River Trail and cycling path.

Why: Completely refurbished, this is a historic Lechtal Valley home with all the modern comforts you could possibly imagine. The quiet, remote location ensures you won’t have to leave your room or apartment for one ounce of relaxation.

Residenz 111 aussen

Old Lechtal Valley homes are renowned for their distinctive art of wall-paintings, the socalled “Lüftlmalerei”.

Residenz 111 Bad

Alleviates any anxiety: Enjoy an end-of-day plunge in the deep soaking tub. You deserve it.

Residenz 111 Kueche

A little bit of country house style, a little bit of Tirol style—this wonderful place delivers nothing short of rustic mountain luxury.

3.) Ferienhaus Bocksteckn, Uderns

Where: Uderns in central Zillertal Valley

Why: Privacy is paramount whether you wish to be sequestered in romance or spend quality time with your family at this secluded home’s beautiful apartments.

Haus Bockstecken Aussen

Wow! What a raised hideaway. Between stunning mountain vistas and out-of-this-world stargazing, this property makes for a memorable getaway.

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4.) Berghof das Ferienhaus, Achenkirch

Where: Achenkirch on the Shores of Achensee Lake

Why: Set amid a lush mountain backdrop, this beautiful homestead offers a quiet retreat with all modern conveniences. The perfect country setting to restore new energies and tune in with the world again.

Berghof Ferienhaus Bad

After a day on the hiking trails or cross country ski tracks, snuggle up in the infrared sauna to soothe those cramped muscles.

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5.) Biobauernhof Mittermoos, Fieberbrunn

Where: Fieberbrunn near Kitzbühel

Why: A wonderful example of sustainability, this working farm allows visitors to get up close and personal with the true meaning of living off the earth. This is truly an off-the-grid adventure—and a unique place where little ones can romp about to their heart’s content.

Biobauernhof Mittermoos Aussen Sommer

A wonderful farmstay experience that has perfected the vacation balance: This honest-to-goodness working farm lets you participate in get-your-hands-dirty everyday chores.

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6.) Alps 3000-1, Umhausen

Where: Umhausen in central Ötztal Valley

Why: This contemporary apartment in the attic of a newly built home puts you within easy reach of peaceful and scenic hiking and cross country skiing trails.

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This unit boasts open floorplans, generous square footage, and stunning mountain vistas from gabled rooms with expansive windows.

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7.) Zugspitzloft, Ehrwald

Where: Ehrwald, Zugspitz Arena

Why: You’re just a short walk from peaceful and scenic trails and amenities — that is if you’re willing to leave the modern and comfy apartment behind.

Zugspitzloft Aussen

This cozy and relaxing getaway in Ehrwald isn’t short on scenery: The scenic upland plateau is towered by lofty Zugspitze, the tallest mountain of Germany.

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8.) Haus im Kaunertal, Feichten

Where: Feichten, Kaunertal Valley

Why: This apartment offers a hip mountain lifestyle with a cool design and all the necessary amenities, far away from the hustle and bustle of huge resort hotels.

Haus Kaunertal Kamin

Kaunertal Valley has long been the playground of hip snowboarders—and this apartment serves as a stylish basecamp.

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9.) Taurerwirt, Kals

Where: Kals am Großglockner

Why: If you’re looking to stay in a unique hotel for your next East Tirol getaway, you’ve found it. Taurerwirt’s quaint hospitality is a perfect fit for Kals, where the landscape beckons you to look away from the screen and see the big picture: Großglockner, Austria’s tallest mountain.

Taurerwirt Kals Aussenansicht

If you’re hoping to strap on your gear (or lace up your hiking boots), walk out the door and commence open-air activity immediately, look no further: Surrounded by wide open pastures, this sanctuary serves as an excellent basecamp for walking and cross country skiing. The bounty of beauty is visible throughout the year and round-the-clock to guests of Taurerwirt.

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10.) Villa Lion Hill, Mösern near Seefeld

Where: Mösern, within a 20 minutes’ drive by car from Innsbruck

Why: This villa is a favorite playground for luxury lovers. Wishes for high-end amenities, like designer furniture and smart in-house technology come true at this contemporary mountain retreat. And did we mention the private indoor pool…?

Villa Lion Hill aussen

Stunning mountain vistas, contemporary furnishings and a private indoor pool. Is there anything else you could possibly ask for?

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World traveller, lover of new experiences, and Tirol aficionado Eckard Speckbacher is out exploring the hidden attractions. He offers insight into places and destinations that are less well known, along with restaurant and hotel recommendations.

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