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“Delightful riverside retreat surrounded by the...”
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Cosy lounge area for just relaxing in the evening after a day on the slopes. Romantic cosy chalet
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Cosy lounge area for just relaxing in the evening after a day on the slopes.
Romantic cosy chalet
Home from home facilities including wood burning stove(optional)
Family fun in the snow at this great Austrian find.
140km of excellent skiing in the Lungau, all resorts have lots of long lovely tree lined slopes.
Enjoy BBQ's in the south facing garden in Summer
Ski Lift Gondola at Kreischberg,
Walking in the local area just one of many outstanding walks and mountain hikes close to the house.
Enjoy relaxing with a drink and al fresco dining in the summer garden room.
Open plan dining.
Enjoy the wonderfully friendly atmosphere  in Tamsweg, lots of restaurants & bars !
View of the river near cottage, fishing and white water rafting available in the summer.
Enjoy cycling along the beautiful Mur valley in the green heart of Austria.
Steam train approaching the Cottage, hop on hop off the narrow gauge railway whilst walking/cycling
Samson festival in the local town of Tamsweg
Enjoy a meal at a local Hutte after a lovely walk.
Great bars and restaurants in Tamsweg, 5mins by car, well worth an evenings jaunt !!
Enjoy white water rafting on the River Mur during the summer.
Beautiful local bathing lake
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ramingstein, Austrian Alps

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Chris W
London, United Kingdom
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“Delightful riverside retreat surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Austrian Alps.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013 for a stay in February 2012
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We took the family (inc 3 children under 10) and had a fantastic half term's skiing in 2012. This tradition chalet is located in a rural setting and the children loved waking-up each day and seeing the narrow-guage train pass down the valley.

There are some wonderful walks along the river and the property is in an enviable rural location in a lovely river-side location - perfect for getting away from it all in the Summer months and during the Winter it makes a great base for independent skiing - with some very family-friendly resorts located just a short drive away.

For those who like the great outdoors - this is a real find. The local village is close by but the property is not over-looked and makes a great base to explore this stunningly beautiful area of Austria.

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Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Porthleven, United Kingdom
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“A quality, relaxing ski holiday retreat that caters for all the family.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We stayed here in February 2013 while taking a week's family ski holiday at nearby Krieschberg. The comfortable accommodation was well located for the ski resort, a range of good restaurants and supermarkets at nearby Tamsweg. Our three children loved the heated swimming pool (part outdoors) at Tamsweg which included a flume and toddlers pool. Very relaxing after 5 days on the slopes!!!! The ski school 'Mayer' at Kresichberg was very family orientated with quality instructors for all ages and abilities at very reasonable prices. The snow was plentiful and the resort catered for children with many activities provided.
The 'Riverside Retreat' is a quality family lodge with a lovely open planned living room with a well equipped kitchen, dining area, and comfortable lounge with a large bed settee. A further 2 bedrooms are on the first floor which the children claimed! The children were entertained with an outside play area and inside Sky TV and WIFI were available. Just a short walk away is a small train station which leads to Tamsweg and the ski resort (free with lift pass) offering an alternative to driving.
Other reviews in their guest book commented that the area was ideal for walking and cycling holidays in the spring and summer months and we are tempted!
We will definitely return to this great surprise package soon. Thanks for a very enjoyable stay!!!

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Liked best: All round comfortable family accommodation in scenic area
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Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Nov 13, 2013
Thank you for your very positive comments. Glad the family enjoyed their stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Liked best: Location - next to the traffic free cycle path and 5 mins from the train stop.
Liked least: Had a couple days of rain but was able to go to the indoor pool at Tamsweg so didn't mater too much.
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Your age range 25-34
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Thank you for your much appreciated comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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