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“Lovely stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Tirolerhof
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kirchen 275, Oberau 6311, Austria   |  
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Oberau
Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Lovely stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Great holiday. Lovely big rooms with a large double bed, modern clean bathroom, plenty of wardrobe and cupboard space, safe and another locking cupboard, lounge area, two settee (that could double as extra beds), balcony with lovely view, fridge. Rooms get hot at night and there is no air conditioning. Beds are a little hard, but those are my only gripes.This is a family run hotel, and everyone is very helpful. They all work so hard.There is a small pool, and health centre, etc. Sun terrace and bar good. Try the Schnapps - I recommend the apricot. Food was good. Buffet breakfast with plenty of choice - mainly cold food, but with bacon and egg some days, or boiled eggs available some days as a hot options. All the jams are homemade. For the evening meals you have a salad bar, then a soup course, then a choice of three main meals, and pudding. You select your choices at breakfast for the evening. They also provide you with a packed lunch which is really helpful (this may just be for people who booked through Inghams). Oberau is a lovely village. There is a small tourist train that runs through the valley from village to village (15 euros for a weekly ticket) - well worth getting. The ski lift in nearby Niederau was open when we went in May -others don't open till June. When staying in this area - the Wildschonau Valley - you get given a Summer card that includes access to a number of tourist attractions such as the Farmers Museum, the Wood Museum etc, use of the ski lifts, use of the outdoor pool, tennis courts, and guided walks - all free! We also went to Innsbruck for the day - took the bus to Worgl, then the train to Innsbruck. It cost about 4.10 euros on the bus, and 22 - 37 euros return on the train - depending on if you take the slow train or fast train. We paid for the fast train then found that there was only 15 minutes difference - so perhaps not worth it. Innsbruck was nice.
Take good walking shoes as many of the walks are steep and you need the right kit. We bought walking poles this years and they were worth every penny!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Just returned from a great stay at this hotel. It is located right next door to the ski lift and ski hire shop. Room under hotel to store your skis and heated room for drying boots. Oberau offers blue runs for beginners and a black run but the free ski bus takes you to other resorts with harder runs for more red runs. resort was not too busy despite it being half term week.
Kids had a great time aged 7 and 9. They had a choice of evening meal from either adult or kids menu which was great. Staff are very friendly nothing too much trouble for them.
Rooms were clean- we had four beds and an area with table and chairs. Swimming pool very cold and small but the sauna and steam room were great for aching bones after a days skiing. We are looking forward to returning next year.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

We have just returned from Hotel Tirolerhof today after an excellent two weeks stay, when it snowed and snowed. Martyn (The Manager) and his excellent team made us very welcome and kindly allowing us to have the same room as before, overlooking the piste. All facilities are of a high standard. The staff are always very approachable from reception to the restaurant.
If you have a problem just ask and it will be solved. The meals are good, very good with a wide selection of local dishes, which are plentiful. Put it this way, the salopettes fit more snuggly.
Local ski school next door should you need lessons. If you prefer to walk instead of ski, there are a number of pathways to enjoy, and if it snows, they are maintained very quickly. Austria just keeps going...unlike another country I could mention.
A nice walk is from Oberau to Neiderau about an hour slight gradients only, and then as you enter Neiderau, make use of the 'Impess' supermarket, they serve an excellent latte and pastry...wasitline watching is not good. The views are stunning....puts Tesco's and Asda's to shame. There is a ski shuttle bus which runs along the valley to all three piste's, the pass is issued by your hotel...and it's free.
Oberau is a quiet location, but they have the necessary facilities, banks, chemist, supermarket/s, ski equipment rental shops and the doctors......they do a nice line in plasters and not the sticky ones.....so they tell me.
I would highly recommend The Hotel Tirolerhof for the traditional food and entertainment. Another visit is planned in summer....sorry Martyn. To enable us to enjoy the summer countryside.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the piste ( De-luxe)
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

This was our first trip to the Hotel Tirolerhof but it certainly won't be the last. We had a beautiful room overlooking the piste which was very spacious, spotlessly clean and well laid out. The food was excellent with plenty of choice and even kept my fussy 15 year old son happy. Martin and his family make their guests feel so welcome, and all the staff provide an excellent service including the entertainment in the hotel on a regular basis. The attention to detail in this hotel is second to none! We can understand now why friends of ours have been returning for the past 13 years, and next year we will be returning with them.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We arrived on Christmas Eve in time for the gala dinner which was wonderful. We were made to feel really welcome by Martyn and the family and received friendly, helpful service throughout our week. The food was truly delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed every meal, especially the sweet buffet! Our room was comfortable, spacious and warm and the bathroom immaculate with a good shower and non-stop hot water.
Fantastic location right on the slopes and ski school/hire shop. Very short walk to the bus stop for free bus to other ski areas.
Amazing first ski holiday experience and this hotel will be extremely hard to beat when considering our next holiday - I think we'll be back! We would not hesitate to recommend it!

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the ski area.
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

We had a fortnight at the Tirolerhof in September. Everything was perfect with a beautiful room looking down the valley, next door to the room we had at our last stay.Martin was kind enough to grant our request for a room that we knew we liked. All the staff and family were helpful and friendly. Thanks especially to the waitresses who were so cheerful and efficient. Loved Michela, she's a great asset and a hard worker as were they all.
We will return. Thank you all.
Family Anderson

Room Tip: The rooms with a view are not on the sunny side but we prefer them. Very quiet.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leeds
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38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Cannot rate this hotel high enough. The room, the service, the food, the sauna, the pool - everything was excellent. Martin and his staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. I enjoyed my stay so much that I didn't want to go home. There is nothing negative I can add. Special mention to receptionist, Brigid, always friendly and obliging.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Tirolerhof

Address: Kirchen 275, Oberau 6311, Austria
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Tirol > Wildschonau > Oberau
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Oberau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Tirolerhof 3.5*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Tirolerhof is a well loved holiday destination in the Wildschonau Valley. Right from the first moment you'll love the homely, comfortable atmosphere of the hotel and the personal touches that the hotel owners Family Erharter and their staff provide.In winter just next to the ski slopes, in summer a perfect place for walking in the mountains.Indoor pool, sauna, steam room, ... are your places for relaxation. ... more   less 
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