Hotel Lowe (Kinderhotels)Serfaus, Tyrol / Austria / Austria Ski / Kinderhotels
Looking out across the Tyrolean Mountains, Hotel Löwe has been created with an understanding that young families need entertainment away from the slopes. The exceptionally child-friendly resort has been designed with a soft play area, unique indoor water park and a first-class child-minding service. Meanwhile, older guests can enjoy the premium spa facilities, plush family-orientated suites and inclusive restaurant buffets. With all these facilities located with easy access to the slopes, who says family holidays have to be hard work?
What to love
- The hotel’s unique indoor water park is a fantastic water playground, built with slides, waterfalls and water sprays whilst the panoramic indoor pool and sun deck offer excellent views.
- The spa features saunas, steam baths an ice grotto and there is a wide range of massage, cosmetic and body treatments on offer to soothe tired muscles.
- Sample international dishes and authentic Tyrolean cuisine in the buffet restaurant which also provides a special children’s buffet. Kids can also dine with the Children’s Club, allowing mum and dad time to enjoy a private dinner together.
What to know
- Löwe is an exclusive 4-star Kinderhotels® that offers a sophisticated service specially tailored to meet the needs of families. The Children’s Club takes babies and children up to the age of 13 on a range of exciting activities, while the huge soft play centre ensures that there’s always something to keep children busy.
- With 212km of pistes, (125 km of which above 2,000m) and state-of-the-art snow-making facilities Serfaus offers snow sure skiing and boarding December to April.
- The hotel’s suites range from the Simba suite (35 sqm) up to the Lion King suite (80 sqm). Each suite has been arranged to accommodate for family set-ups, including separate children’s rooms, a living space and a range of facilities and amenities available.
Sitting on a sunny plateau 1,400m above sea level and beautiful all year around, Serfaus is surrounded by the foothills of the Ötztal Alps, and has fantastic skiing, snowboarding and winter sports links. Skiers and snowboarders are attracted by 204 superbly groomed kilometres of pistes, 125 km of which are at 2,000 m or more above sea level! With its favourable altitude and state-of-the-art snow-making facilities the region is absolutely snow-assured from the start of December to the end of April. It’s no wonder then that the owners of the enchanting Hotel Lowe decided to make their home, in what was once an old hunting lodge, based at the heart of the region.
Sharing its resort with the Hotel Bär, these two exclusive 4-star superior Kinderhotels® offer a sophisticated service specially tailored to meet the needs of families. Furthermore, Leading Family Hotels & Resorts® have adopted a unique approach to all-round child care. Quite simply, the hotels follow the principle of providing fun and games for the children and recreation for the parents.
Hotel Löwe is the very definition of a family-friendly hotel. Designed with a huge children’s indoor activity playground, indoor waterpark and an engaging kids’ club, there’s no end of things for younger guests to get stuck into. Meanwhile, mum and dad can make the most of the premium spa facilities, panoramic outdoor pool and fitness suite.
Guests of Hotel Löwe have a choice from a range of family suites, ranging from the Simba suite (35 sqm) to the larger Lion King suite (80 sqm), which covers two floors. Each available suite has separate children and parent rooms, in addition to a spacious living room. Each suite is fitted with contemporary amenities such as free WiFi, while electronic baby monitoring systems are available upon request. Alternatively, the hotel offers a choice of 25-30 sqm family rooms for couples or singles with children.
The hotel’s restaurant serves an elaborate buffet throughout breakfast time and lunch, and even a selection of cakes throughout the afternoon. Come evening a gourmet à la carte menu consisting of sumptuous international specialties and locally-inspired dishes is available. While a special children’s menu is also available. For an after-dinner digestif, the hotel’s bar has been designed with a refined Tyrolean manor décor, and has an extensive list of cocktails, wines and champagne.
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 to April are the best months but the resort is an lovely place to be for the christmas and New Year festivities too.
Summer season: Early June to early September, is ideal for that peaceful escape into the beautiful scenery and summer in the mountains with the flower blooms starting in early June.
Autumn season: A quiet time in the alps but still with spectacular scenery and attractive prices for young families in particular.
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis enjoys a superbly sunny location above the Inntal Valley on a plateau situated 1,400 m above sea level. Surrounded by the enchanting mountain peaks of the Samnaun Group and the foothills of the Ötztal Alps. The hotel is approx. 1 hour by private or shared transfer from Innsbruck airport or 2 hours from Friedrichschafen and 21/2 hours from Memmingen.
The hotel Löwe is a superb family friendly hotel offering excellent all-round care and supervision for children of all ages. Children are divided up into different age groups with different programmes tailored to meet the needs of each age group.
Löwe Baby Club 0-2 years: Babies and infants up to the age of two are tenderly looked after at the Löwe Baby Club. They have been awarded the “Baby-Perfekt” quality hallmark for their comprehensive range of services.
Mini Club 3-6 years: Children between three and six years of age are looked after at the Mini Club. Here they find everything a child can only dream of, from the five-storey soft play centre and giant climbing tower to a special crafts and creativity area.
Kids Club 7-9 years: The Kids Club offers lots of outdoor games and sports activities including a pirates’ puzzle, the climbing wall, smugglers’ night, a treasure hunt and the children’s show. The programme of activities includes a sleep-over in an alpine hut, the giant Skyswing and the Adventure Mountains (with the Witch’s House and Explorer’s Trail) as well as the hotels’ very own School of Magic.
Teenie Club 10-13 years: 10-year-olds and older children can look forward to an exciting, action-packed programme of different activities at the Teenie Club ranging from climbing, inline skating and mountain biking to smugglers’ adventures, ball games, canyoning and climbing in the forest high ropes garden. An outstanding highlight of the week is the staging of the children’s show in the Bär theatre.
Löwe Children’s World: In addition to a kindergarten the Löwe Children’s World also offers separate areas for crafts and puppets as well as creativity zones, a toddlers’ playroom for infants and an outdoor sandpit.
The Löwe Paradise: The Löwe Paradise is a huge supervised soft play centre offering countless attractions for children including the giant ball pool, slides, a giant spider feature, lots of crawling tunnels and countless climbing opportunities.
The Löwe Theatre: Offers a large, professionally equipped stage and acts as the venue for various shows the children can participate in and is also turned into a children’s cinema at regular intervals.
Mealtimes at the Children’s Club: Members of staff are more than delighted to look after your children at mealtimes. In addition to a children’s buffet in the evenings the hotel also offers a supervised lunch and evening meal for youngsters at the Children’s Club.
Summer and Winter Activities
Löwe & Bär offer a highly varied programme of highlights for children & teenagers all year round including children’s shows in the Löwe & Bär theatre, 3D cinema, Mimo the magic clown, the School of Magic and Fred’s Swim Academy. What’s more the programme of outdoor activities for children in summer is second to none. Rafting, X-Trees, climbing, the Serfaus Adventure World (with the Adventure Mountains and the Murmliwasser water games park) as well as the Fiss Summer Fun Park.
The diverse programme of winter activities includes the Kinderschneealm, the Murmli Park (“Gentle birth” for beginners learning to ski) and tobogganing