I've stayed at the Alpiner a few times. It does not have all the amenities of the big name lodges in town but it makes up by being right in the heart of downtown, walking distance to lots of bars, restaurants, shopping and the river.
"If you bring your own skis with you, you can leave them overnight at the base of the mountain for $5. Much..."
"As far from the road as possible and on the second floor is best"