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Beautiful area, great skiing

A wide variety of blue and red pistes. Great restaurants on the mountain. Brand new gondola... read more

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Austrianexplorer1971
Great new lift station

Bad Hofgastein has a new base station replacing the old funicular railway. A big improvement and in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Macle0dM
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Reviewed yesterday

A wide variety of blue and red pistes. Great restaurants on the mountain. Brand new gondola. Highly recommended

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Austrianexplorer1971
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bad Hofgastein has a new base station replacing the old funicular railway. A big improvement and in January no lengthy waiting for a telicabin to the top.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Macle0dM
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience going up to the top of the mountain. Snow all over. The views out of this world! I am unfortunately not a skier, too old to start 😢. Had glühwein and good food at the restaurant on top.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank croatia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great options to ski, but some lifts can get crowded. Terrain can get bit rough in the afternoon in some areas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Milan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

As such, the skiing area of Hofgastein is really nice, the new Schlossalmbahn ensures quick rides without any major waiting, and via Angertal Stubnerkofel is easily reached. However, the runs are badly organized: Very few signposts, often you simply do not know where to continue....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelsAndVoyages
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I ski for 5 days, I can say that the tracks are well maintained. For my luck I had sun and snow every day. It was a great experience. Recommends over 160 km of tracks

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PaulDo87
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Great skiing area , long cruising runs great views. 3 resorts with easy access. Good modern lift system no queues.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Hd1966
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This was a quaint town that has done quite a bit of remodeling since 2010. Most of the main part of the city looks new and remodeled. We enjoyed meandering through the town and seeing the waterfall at different points. Two-three hours is sufficient to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank blainreeves
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Except of old funicular coming from Bad Hofgastein (where you easily spend 40 minutes during morning, waiting in a line), everything is nice. Functioning not crowded, big variety of slopes, everybody will find his/her favourite ones. Dorfgastein ski resort (8 km by car from Hofgastein)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PetrP
Reviewed March 16, 2018

+ Many slopes to choose from (black, red, blue) + The slopes are wide - even if many people are there, it is never overcrowded + No waiting time at the lifts + Many lifts to choose from + Good bus lines + Breathtaking view!...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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neillark
November 13, 2018|
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Response from Hd1966 | Reviewed this property |
Nursery slopes in angletal are great to get the ski legs going. Once you get going the blue runs in both bad gastein and hofgastein are wide enough for beginners. Dorfgastein 20mins down the valley on the ski bus also offers... More
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Fitz1998
October 23, 2018|
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Response from Hd1966 | Reviewed this property |
Thermal spa complex in both bad hofgastein and gastein. Take the lift up from bad gastein to visit the suspension bridge. Take the ski bus to sportgastein at the head of the valley. Winter walking on prepared paths. Plenty... More
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