8 Best Spa Hotels in and around Zell am See, Österreich

8 Best Spa Hotels in and around Zell am See, Österreich

As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming winter season, I want to shine the spotlight on Zell am See – a picturesque Austrian destination that I’ve been fortunate enough to visit multiple times. In fact, I’m thrilled to share that I’ve been invited back this season, which means I can personally vouch for every spa hotel featured in this article. Rather than a generic overview, I’ll be sharing my own experiences and introducing you to a carefully curated selection of the best luxury spa hotels in the area. Zell am See is a charming medieval town situated by a serene lake, offering a blend of family-friendly activities and lively nightlife. The skiing in Zell am See caters well to beginners and intermediates, with challenging black runs available for advanced skiers as well.

Berghotel, Schmittenhöhe ★★★★

This stunning Ski in – Ski out hotel is perched on the top of the Schmittenhohe mountain, at 2k meters above sea level with the most amazing views down to Zell am See and the surrounding mountains which only the privileged guests will get to appreciate, this luxury retreat has modern Austrian-style rooms and suites and with Schnappshans, the best Apres Ski bar in the area, this is a one for your bucket list.


Hotel Salzburgerhof ★★★★

Nestled in the middle of a beautiful garden with a picture-perfect pool, the stunning Salzburgerhof is Zell’s largest hotel and is personally run by the Holleis family. Everything about this hotel is first class, including the award-winning food (2 Gault Milau toques) and the wonderful spa area with a new rooftop sauna, and the outdoor shower with the centre of Zell and the lake are less than five minutes by foot.


Tauern Spa Hotel, Kapron ★★★★

Located on the edge of Kaprun, the Tauern Spa Hotel offers contemporary design, fine dining & great facilities & walking distance to the Maiskogel ski lift, if you want to venture to the Kitzeinhorn Glacier, the ski bus stops right outside.
The hotel’s spa facilities are hard to miss as Kaprun’s top destination, With 12 indoor and outdoor pools and several saunas, there is everything you could dream of after a day on the slopes.


Elements Resort ★★★★

 Sat well positioned between Zell am See & Kaprun and only 500m from the Areitbahn gondola, Elements Resort provides amazing luxury apartment accommodation  which is perfect for families, with an award-winning restaurant, a large heated outdoor swimming pool, Spa and sauna, a terrace and a bar is perfect for those apres afternoons, The aparthotel features both WiFi and private parking free of charge


Hotel zum Hirschen ★★★★

This is a personal favourite of mine, with its traditional Austrian decor and award-winning Ala Carte menu, (you must try the Fondu) the Hotel zum Hirschen in Zell am See is perfect for those who want to feel at home, Where you will find everything you need after a day on the piste. bosting  The Gin House Apres Bar with over 400 gins to sample! The hotel is centrally located and the City Express ski lift is a short walk away.  After a day in the fresh mountain air, you can relax and warm up in the spa which includes a sauna and a pool.


Hotel Tirolerhof ★★★★

The Superior Hotel Tirolerhof is located in the centre of Zell am See, only a few steps from Lake Zell.

The recently renovated Elements Panorama Spa offers a wide range of wellness applications and beautiful mountains and lake views. Bathing and sauna are also offered in the Aquarena, which features a swimming pool, a whirlpool, a relaxation room with water beds and a sauna area with various saunas and steam rooms.


Romantik Hotel ★★★★

Occupying a historic building dating back to 1493, the beautiful Romantik Hotel is located in the centre of Zell am See, just a few steps from Lake Zell. The large spa area includes a sauna, steam bath and indoor and outdoor pools. Many beauty treatments and massages are also available at the Romantik Hotel Zell am See. The pools are heated all year round. The Metzgerwirt restaurant offers Austrian and international cuisine, as well as many seasonal and regional specialities as well as organic products.


Grand Hotel ★★★★

The impressive hotel combines tradition with a touch of imperial & royal nostalgia to create an inviting holiday, located on a private peninsula, directly on Lake Zell, you will find the GRAND HOTEL in the heart of Zell am See. In addition to traditional Austrian hospitality, alpine comfort, imperial lifestyle, good romance and a little passion, the hotel also offers simple, modern comfort.

Take advantage of the spa and wellness offered at the GRAND SPA, with a breathtaking view of Lake Zell. An indoor swimming pool or direct access to a private pool is a must-see in the winter. Traditional bedrooms and living rooms, which are well-furnished can be the best for pool views. Enjoy the best location of our hotel directly on the shimmering blue Lake Zell and close to the centre of Zell am See.


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