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“Brilliant view and sooo comfy bed”
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Gartenhotel Daxer
Ranked #7 of 43 Hotels in Zell am See
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Irvine, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Brilliant view and sooo comfy bed”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Lovely small hotel just next to the gondola. Bedrooms are fresh and very clean and the bed in our room was soooo comfortable . You can walk down to the lake but would advise against walking back as uphill all the way. Well worth a balcony at the front as the view is stunning and looks down to the lake.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

We had a perfect holiday.The hotel deserves more than 3 stars. The staff were very efficient, friendly and good fun. The food was first class. Our pick up was 6.50 breakfast for that day started at 6.30, a welcome start to the day with a smile.
Apre ski bar was great fun, the week passed too quickly. Ski lifts just across the road. Ski & boot hire next door with Christian, lots of good advice& choice. The rooms were lovely, spotless, we had a balcony, sun and spectacular views. Micheal can be very proud of his hotel & staff.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2012

This hotel is lovely and the staff wonderful. Smiles and chats from everyone and so helpful and obliging in every way. The food is out of this world especially the Austrian buffets, both savoury and sweet. So many gorgeous cakes to choose from!! The Apres ski hut is the place for a good chat and a drink after a busy day on the slopes. Lots of good advice was dispensed by Christian and Connie from the ski hire shop, situated in- house. The hotel is also very conveniently placed for the ski-lifts and bus stops. This is very much a family run establishment and all the better for it. We had a wonderful time and made some lovely new friends during our stay. Congratulations to Michael and staff for providing us with a perfect winter week's holiday.

Room Tip: Room 112 is very handy for the ski room and the restaurant.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2012

Great hotel in a great location right next to the Ski lifts, very convenient as you rent your ski's from the hotel.
Bus runs from the Ski lifts to other ski resorts and is also just around the corner.
If you are a beginner then this place is perfect, book through Crystal it makes things very simple and you have very little to worry about.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Broughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2012

We are nearly at the end of our week at the hotel, and have enjoyed our time immensly. The hotel is about 1.5 hrs transfer from Salzburg by coach, with a small minibus run when you get to Zell Am See as coaches are not allowed in the centre. The Daxer is a stone's throw from the main lifts up the mountain, from the Smittenhoehe, and there are three different cable cars depending upon which route you want to take. The ski hire shop is next door to the hotel and was a quick stop on the first day. Skiing has been excellent, although the lower slopes are a little slushy and heavy going as they are mostly red & black runs, so we found it better to ski at the top until we were ready to finish and then get the cable car down.

The hotel room is spotless and comfortable, with a good hot shower .. Although just be aware of the shower control jutting out into the cubicle quite a bit which has led to the odd unintentional change in temperature by a stray movement.

The food has been first class along with the service. You make your evening meal choice at a good buffet breakfast, and once seated for dinner your main meal arrives at your request. There are two saunas, a steam room and a pool .. The pool was too cold for our liking, but kept the kids happy while the adults sat in the hot rooms. The sauna is only on from 4pm to 8pm, but always clean and piping hot with fresh towels. People did not really bother about the rule of going in naked, and most wore bathing costumes .. So dont be put off!

There is not much in the way of restaurants, bars or shops near to the hotel apart from those at the main ski lifts, but a quick bus ride in to town is simple and free with your lift pass. The buses run all day, but stop at 6pm, so a taxi is recommended for evenings. The town centre has everything you would need.

  • Stayed March 2011
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2012

Hotel Daxer - Great food, great service, great location and good comfortable rooms. Room 133 is the best for the view of the slopes and lifts! We will be back next year. Skiing was brilliant! Lots of runs accomodating the beginers to the experts! Travel from Salzberg airport is only 1 hour 20 mins, walk to slopes is 5 mins, walk to town is approx 20 mins down hill (get a cab for return, only 10 euro) Only small negative - no supermarket close by which would have been good for snacks for kids ( you have to walk into town)

Room Tip: Room 133 for views!!!
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 22, 2012

Great skiing trip in Zell in part made by the hotel, though it wasn't quite ski to the door and more than a 10 minute walk down and back from town, the hotel was lovely, food was good and the staff were excellent and very friendly. I would definately recommend to other travellers as a great location from which to start your morning skiing as main lifts a minutes walk down the lane. Bit further away from town, but easy enough walk downhill and the taxis back up the hill can be haggled down to some good prices. Rooms were good, though slight mission in the fact that the 3rd bed (double sofa bed) for 3 adults sharing was rather small, was overcome by sleeping diagonally. Nice little sauna and swimming pool complex. Really enjoyed my stay and would happily stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Gartenhotel Daxer
Address: Georg-Rendl-Strasse 8, Zell am See 5700, Austria
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg Region > Zell am See
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Zell am See
#7 Family Hotel in Zell am See
#8 Romantic Hotel in Zell am See
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gartenhotel Daxer 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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