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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…?