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Alpina Wellness & Sporthotel (Kinderhotels)

Alpendorf, Austria
  • Whether you’re visiting Alpendorf during the snow-trodden winter months or the vibrant greens of summer, the Alpina Wellness and Sporthotel has plenty to offer its visitors for when you’re not off exploring this charming resort. With it’s four-star superior accommodation, gourmet dining service and an abundance of children’s facilities, the resort delivers the very definition of a family friendly holiday.

    • The perfect family ski venueHotel Alpina
      The perfect family ski venue
    • A Panorama SuiteHotel Alpina
      A Panorama Suite
    • A Deluxe double comfort 'Design'Hotel Alpina
      A Deluxe double comfort 'Design'
    • A place for parents to relaxHotel Alpina
      A place for parents to relax
    • First class childcareHotel Alpina
      First class childcare
    • The elegant Panorama restaurantHotel Alpina
      The elegant Panorama restaurant
    • A typical 'Design' bathroomHotel Alpina
      A typical 'Design' bathroom
    • A lovely indoor poolHotel Alpina
      A lovely indoor pool
    • Making friends is easyHotel Alpina
      Making friends is easy
    • A Tauern Panorama SuiteHotel Alpina
      A Tauern Panorama Suite
    • Al fresco summer diningHotel Alpina
      Al fresco summer dining
    • Well equipped Mini clubHotel Alpina
      Well equipped Mini club
    • Stunning in the summertimeHotel Alpina
      Stunning in the summertime
    • Indoor tennis amongst many activitiesHotel Alpina
      Indoor tennis amongst many activities
    • A welcoming roaring fireHotel Alpina
      A welcoming roaring fire
    • Summer family bikingHotel Alpina
      Summer family biking
    • Relaxation with a viewHotel Alpina
      Relaxation with a view
    • The Zirbenstub'nHotel Alpina
      The Zirbenstub'n

    What to love

    What to know

    • With skiing to and from the hotel’s door, guests have easy access to Austria’s largest skiing region with links to over 850km of slopes, as well as toboggan slopes and other snow sports.
    • The resort’s heated indoor lagoon pool has been designed with a sun dome and additional features such as waterfalls, massage jets and a hot tub. There is also a separate children’s pool for toddlers keen for a swim.
    • Experience total relaxation at the resort’s Asian-inspired spa and wellbeing resort. The resort offers treatments for all members of the family, including traditional massages, scented baths and beauty therapies.
    • Alpina’s terraced bar area serves a wide mix of international cocktails, fine wines and beers, while offering panoramic views of the incredible surrounding mountain regions.
    • The resort is attentive to all its guests needs – especially kids. In addition to the Kid’s Wonderland miniclub, tailored kids’ classes for tennis, swimming and golf are available. There is also an adventure playground directly in front of the hotel.
    • All of the resort’s rooms and suites have been crafted with a cosy alpine décor, with many designed specifically with young families in mind.
    • The Panorama restaurant serves a range of buffet and a la carte dining throughout the course of the day, specialising in Austrian classics and popular international dishes.
    • Alpina’s fitness studio is kitted out with the latest cardio and strength training equipment and is great for some time off the slopes.  

    About this property

    • With prime access to the largest skiing region in Austria, and with insurmountable views of the impressive mountain regions of Salzburg, it’s little wonder that the Alpina hotel has become a desirable spot for those looking for an alpine break. Set in the charming town of Alpendorf, guests are located just a short distance from the nearest lifts with the ability to ski to and from the hotel’s door.

      When you’re not occupied by the slopes, the Alpina lays on a host of activities and leisure pursuits for visitors to enjoy. The Asian-inspired spa resort has his, hers and even children’s menus, each filled with a variant of treatments including massages, skin therapies and baths. Alpina is also home to a state-of-the-art indoor fitness suite, where personal trainers and fitness instructors can be arranged. The hotel also has an indoor heated pool, complete with an adjacent panoramic sunbathing area.

      Younger guests staying at the Alpina are more than catered for, what with the professionally supervised Kid’s Wonderland miniclub, as well as tennis, swimming and golf lessons available. A child-minding service is also available for children as young as four weeks and older.

      Alpina’s kitchen staff serve a menu bursting with Austrian-infused and international flavours both in the morning and the evening – ensuring the use of locally sourced produce whenever available (including herbs from the hotel’s garden). The Café Bistro Pizzeria is available for an afternoon snack, serving wood-fired pizzas and light Mediterranean dishes. Guests will also want to pay a visit to the resort’s spectacular bar area, with an outdoor terrace overlooking the spectacular mountain ranges of the Salzburg region.

      The attention to detail continues with the hotel’s accommodation. Each of the rooms, suites and apartments are designed with traditional alpine wood panelling and feature plush, crisp furnishings – exactly what’s needed after a long day out in the cold. There are various suite options as well as 1 to 3 bedroom apartments available, most with private balcony. Various accommodation options can be arranged to fit with young families’ needs.


    • The comfortable rooms, luxurious suites, and family-friendly apartments are equipped with every comfort.  All rooms reflect excellent, Austrian 4-star-superior standards. There are bathrobes and slippers, children’s bathrobes, hairdryer, make-up mirror, mini bar, colour cable TV, telephone, safe, and free internet in all rooms.

      Hotel Rooms

      Comfort Double Room l : Approx. 22 m². With a desk, bath or shower and WC (without a balcony or panoramic view).

      Comfort Double Room ll: Approx. 30 m². Spacious room with a lounge or couch area, bath/WC, balcony or roof terrace with a panoramic view.

      Comfort Double Room Deluxe Panorama: Approx. 35-40 m² for 2-4 people. Cozy living room with a couch, sleeping area (optically divided), entrance hall, shower or bath, WC and balcony.

      Hotel Suites

      Tower Suite ll: Approx. 48 m², 2-4 people. Cozy living room with a couch, sleeping area (optically divided), desk, entrance hall, shower or bath, WC and  balcony with a panoramic view.

      Hochkonig Panorama Suite: Approx. 60 m² for 4-6 people. Cozy living room with a couch, sleeping area (optically divided), a separate double room, entrance hall, bath, shower, WC, cable TV, DVD player, balcony and partial kitchen.

      Tauern Panorama Suite: Approx. 65 m², 4-6 people. Cozy living room with a couch, tile stove, 2 separate double rooms, entrance hall, bath, shower, WC, telephone, cable TV, DVD player, mini bar, room safe, bathrobe, hairdryer, roof terrace or balcony with a panoramic view.

      Alpendorf Suite: Approx. 80 m², 6-8 people.  Cozy living room with a couch, tile stove, 3 separate double rooms, kitchenette, entrance hall, 2 baths, 2 WC, telephone, cable TV, mini bar, room safe, bathrobe, hairdryer, sunny balcony.

      “Design” Rooms & Suites

      Deluxe Double Comfort Room: Approx. 40 m² for 2-4 people. Cozy living room with a couch, tile stove, sleeping area which can be separated off by a moving wooden partition, entrance hall, large shower with a small cosmetic table, WC, telephone, flat screen cable TV, DVD player and balcony.

      Hochkonig Designer Suite: Approx. 60 m² for 4-6 people. Cozy living room with a couch, tile stove, sleeping area (optically divided), a separate double room, entrance hall, bath, shower with a small cosmetic table, WC, 2 flat screen cable TVs, DVD player and balcony.

      Tauern Designer Suite: Approx. 75 m² for 4-6 people. Cozy living room with a couch, tile stove, 2 separate double rooms, entrance hall, bath, shower with a small cosmetic table, WC, telephone, 2 flat screen cable TVs, DVD player and balcony.

      Hotel Apartments

      There are a range of apartments available from 1bedroom apartments (28 m² ) to 3 bedroom apartments 75 m², each with a separate lounge kitchen and balcony.



    • Stork’s Nest:     4 weeks – 2 years

      Mini-Club:         3 – 6 years

      Smiley Room:  7 – 15 years

      Stork’s Nest (0-2 years):  Relaxation and fun await families with babies and toddlers visiting the Alpina. Professionally supervised child-minding facilities are available for babies from 4 weeks old to 2 years old. The “Stork’s Nest” baby room is specially designed and fully equipped with cots, diaper buckets, HIPP care sets, bottle warmers, baby monitors, electrical outlet safeguards and much more!  Other facilities/equipment provided by the hotel includes HIPP Baby Breakfast Corner, Baby carriers, high chairs and buggies, a baby kitchen with microwave, vaporiser … (room is open 24 hours) and baby sound monitoring.  Individual babysitting services are available outside of hours for a fee.

      Mini-Club (3-6 years): The Kid´s Wonderland mini-club is open every day and offers creative fun and imaginative activities (min. 50 hrs/ week). Qualified child minders provide fun, daily supervised activities.  Facilities/activities include: large building corner for the boys, magical doll corner for the girls, activity room with climbing wall, entertaining group activity games, exciting Kiddy-Olympics, outdoor games, arts and handicrafts, creative game evenings, storytelling and a comfort-corner with pillows and blankets for quiet times and reading.  Optional supervision in the mini-club during meal times available.

      Smiley Room (7-15 years):  Daily indoor and outdoor activities are organised.  Activities/facilities include: a youth room with Dolby-Surround (from 12 years), a family recreation room with table tennis, table football, darts, climbing on the climbing wall, Soccer tournaments, Olympics and outdoor excursions.

      Children’s Supervised Activities 

      Fred’s Swim Academy: the hotel’s swim school for babies from 3 months of age and children of all ages.  Modern training equipment and age-based classes guarantee quick success and a lot of fun for the kids!

      Tennis 4 kids: the hotel offers kids’ tennis lessons that don’t only focus on teaching tennis technique, they also offer ample opportunity to experience a variety of movement associated with other types of sports.

      Children’s Ski School:  For children from 4 to 14 years. The Alpendorf children’s ski school is specially focused towards children. Young and dedicated ski instructors introduce children to the secrets of skiing. where games and fun come first! The ski school operates the “Obergassalm” children’s ski area, with 2 conveyor lifts located at the mountain station of the cable car.  There is a children’s sampler course  (4 years old and up), where your children can enjoy their first attempts at skiing in the Ski Kindergarten, with 2 conveyor lifts (small groups).There is then the option to extend to a full week.  From Sundays 10:00 to 12:00 or 1:30 to 3:30

      Children’s ski classes are available at the Alpendorf Ski School. Ski Courses take place  Sunday to Friday from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00 or all day childcare from 10:00 to 3:00.  There is also a special service for Alpine guests where if desired, you can drop your children off with the ski instructors at the ski office at 9:00 and pick them up in the office at 3:30!

    • Restaurants & Bars

      The Panorama Restaurant offers  open kitchen, a-la-carte, and theme  buffets menus, we pamper you with variations of Austrian and international whole and organic food! There is also the Bistro-Pizzeria with sun terrace, and a wine cellar  The Bar &  Lounge have an open fireplace and panoramic terrace and offers a multitude of international cocktails.
      Spa, Pool & Fitness

      You won’t get bored here! There are 2 indoor tennis courts (with a tennis instructor), golf simulator, movita-fitness studio, Wellness & health programs, aerobics room, golf simulator and guided leisure activities!

      Indoor Lagoon Pool:  The indoor lagoon pool has a sun dome and numerous water attractions such as a waterfall, floor jets, massage jets, and a hot tub. On warm days, the large, well-kept panoramic sunbathing area attracts all sun worshipers!  A separate kiddy pool (with a mini-slide and ball pit) provides limitless fun for the little ones.

      Fred’s Swim Academy: the hotel’s swim school for babies from 3 months of age and children of all ages.  Modern training equipment and age-based classes guarantee quick success and a lot of fun for the kids!

      Asian Beauty & Spa:  Experience total relaxation at the resort’s Asian-inspired spa and wellbeing resort. The resort offers treatments for all members of the family, including the children!  There are traditional massages with some optional Far Eastern rituals, facials, scented baths, body styling treatments and beauty therapies.

      Vitality Garden: Enjoy pure relaxation in the large sauna facility with a Finnish sauna, Herb sauna, Sauna room, Steam bath, Saltwater bath, Heated beds, Spa showers, Fresh-air terrace, Turbo-tanner (for a fee) and Relaxation area with loungers and panoramic view.

      Fitness Studio: Movita is an innovative and complete health, wellness, sport and therapy method with the goal of creating and maintaining optimal performance in everyday life, work, sport and leisure. With specific, targeted training in the movita fitness studio with the most modern cardio and strength training equipment, skilled trainers are always by your side and will put together your own personal fitness program. No matter what season, spring, summer, fall, or winter, their Wellness & Vital team has compiled the right relaxation, wellness, or health program for you.  This includes: Forest run, Step Circle, Aqua Fitness , Aqua Meditation, Active back exercises, Nordic Walking, Warm-up and Pilates, Spinal-mobilization, Body and Soul with deep muscle relaxation, Tai-Bo for beginners, Seat-ball exercise and exercises for skiers.

      Fitness & Health: Name the season andthey will do the rest! No matter when you choose to come to the Alpina our Wellness & Fitness team will put together the perfect relaxation, health and wellness programme for your individual needs: spine and full-body training, pilates, Stretching, progressive muscle relaxation, Nordic Walking, introduction to tennis for beginners, self-defence courses and even prenatal exercise classes.

      Summer Activities for Children

      Ghost Mountain: A theme park for the entire family on the Gernkogel (1,767 m above sea level)! In a splendid panoramic location, the young kids will find a variety of ghosts, the older kids will find the longest slides and biggest swings, and adults can enjoy a special hiking and nature experience. The Ghost Park also offers: well-kept, spooky trails on and around the Gernkogel, panoramic towers, mountain climbing, giant slides, Krampus caves, swings, shooting galleries, water games, mill wheels, waterfalls… You can reach Ghost Mountain with the Alpendorf cable car, then take a ride on the ghost train.

      Adventure Playground: Directly in front of the hotel is a huge adventure playground, which leaves nothing to be desired. From giant slides to a gymnastic trampoline, from the climbing tower to the ArtRock climbing wall, from the petting zoo to the disco boats. It’s directly in front of the hotel, so you can watch your kids from  the sunny terraces! The adventure playground is open from the end of April until the beginning of November.

      Picnic Hikes: Every family is equipped with a backpack filled with hearty snacks, cutting board, and pocket knife! An easy hike to the Kneippsee awaits you, with great surprises and play areas for the kids along the way.

      Alpendorf Aktiv: The Alpendorf-Aktiv staff organize, supervise, and accompany guests through the summer program for adults and children. Highlights of the Alpendorf-Aktiv Kid’s Club program: Rock climbing and rappelling, Rafting for children, Riding and horse grooming, Excursion to a farm, Lend a hand, learn about farming and Scout Training.


    • Golf simulator – Alpina is home to a state-of-the-art golf simulator, which can simulate famous and beautiful golf courses from across the globe – it’s great for beginners or those who miss the green!

      Tennis courts – The resort has two indoor synthetic tennis courts, which can be hired out. Lessons of all abilities (including children) are available.

      Picnic hikes – Get ready for a real family adventure – a hike to the Kneippsee is an easy feat no matter what your previous hiking experience. With picnic stops and play areas along the way, it’s a great way to experience Alpendorf,

      Theme park – The Ghost Park includes a number of trails, slides and swings for youngsters, while adults can enjoy the panoramic hiking and nature exhibits.

      Liechtenstein Gorge – Just a five-minute drive from the hotel, the Liechtenstein Gorge is one of the most beautiful and deepest gorges of the Alps. Filled with rushing waterfalls and captivating stone formations, it’s a must see.

    • When to Travel

      Winter season: December to April, when the area is covered in a blanket of snow, this is a skiers and snowboarders paradise. February or March are the best months.

      Summer season: Late June to early September, is ideal for that peaceful escape into the beautiful scenery and summer in the mountains.

      Location & Directions

      Alpendorf is a small hamlet approximately 3 km from the town centre of Sankt Johann,  a busy town and the Pongau Region capital.  It’s situated at an altitude of 800m at the foot of Gernkogel Ski Mountain (1,787 m) and with a vertical drop of 1000m the ski slopes are among Austria’s longest.  The hotel offers doorstep skiing and is located 50m from the cable car to the Gernkoge.  It is 30 minutes drive from the city of Mozart, Salzburg and 50 minutes from Salzburg airport.

      How to get there:

      British Airways and Easyjet have scheduled flights to Salzburg.  It is then a 50 minute (63km) private transfer to Alpendorf.

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