The 4* superior Edelweiss & Gurgl has been run by the same family for generations and attracts guests who return year after year. It is located in a prime position in the heart of Obergurgl, next to two ski lifts, with skiing right to the door. They take pride in offering excellent service and delicious food.
In 2020 the hotel underwent a complete facelift, to give it a fresh look that combines traditional Alpine style with a fresh, modern feel. This includes stylish rooms with luxurious ensuites, a modern, comfortable lounge bar and an extended spa - the Glacier Spa - 1,200m² of relaxation.
The Edelweiss & Gurgle welcomes families and offers a wide selection of family rooms and suites. There is also an après-ski kids' club, so children can make new friends and have fun while the adults enjoy the après-ski bar, relax in the spa or just have a quiet meal together.
Ski area: Altitude 1800-3080m. 112km of pistes split between Obergurgl and Hochgurgl (approx. 56km each) including 36 blue runs, 56 red runs and 20 black runs. The longest run is 8km. Lifts include 11 mountain gondolas (including one that directly links Obergurgl and Hochgurgl), 7 chairlifts and 7 draglifts.
Tuition: Ski and snowboard tuition is available in group or private lessons, for adults and children, Sun-Fri. Children's ski school starts from 3 years old (2 hours per day) and from 4 years, ski school is 4 hours a day, with the option of a supervised lunch in between sessions (or you can collect your child/ren for lunch). Children can have snowboard lessons from 10 years old.
Resort activities: Tobogganing (Hochgurgl), ice skating, curling, night skiing, snowshoeing, snowpark, walking trails and indoor golf (Hochgurgl).
Rooms and suites at the Edelweiss & Gurgl combine modern comfort with traditional style, each with an ensuite and most have a balcony too. Options for families include:
- Double rooms sleeping 2-3 with a double bed and sofa bed.
- Open-plan family rooms sleeping 2-4 with a double bed and sofa bed.
- Suites sleeping 2-4 with a double room and separate living room with sofa beds.
Accommodation at the hotel is on half board basis, including a hearty and healthy breakfast buffet and 5-course evening meals. There are weekly themed buffets and special gala dinners for Christmas and New Year.
For children, the hotel offers an early children's buffet at 18.00 followed by a kids' club while the adults have dinner. Alternatively, children can dine with their families, with either a special children's menu or a 5-course children's meal.
Total: 132 rooms & suites.
Please note: Most of the hotel has now been updated into the style of the photo shown but some family room types remain in a more traditional style.
Acom Childcare Description
Run by a team of professional, experienced childcare experts, the Edelweiss Kids' Club offers a fun programme of activities for children from 4 years old from 16.30 to 21.00, Sun-Fri (maximum group size 20).
The hotel also has a baby listening service.