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“Good location for skiing, old and small rooms.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Alpin

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Hotel Alpin
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Ankara, Turkey
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“Good location for skiing, old and small rooms.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

We stayed on January for a week at superior rooms. Good location for skiing the ski-bus stop was just opposite the hotel and it takes 5-7 min.to get to the main gondol station. There was a ski rental shop at the bottom of the hotel and the service was really fast and %20 off if rented in advance via www.skiset.com.
The staff was very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was avarage and not so rich but the dinner was excellent and on friday nights with traditional live music.Free beer and wine from 6.00 pm to 8.45 pm in bar and restaurant were served . At 5.00 pm there was also tea -coffee and cake bar.
The sauna spa center was open after 3.00 pm and very relaxing after a ski day.
Although we stayed in a superior room I found the room small and old. The bed was noisy. I think the room and the bathroom need renovation.
I think the price/quality ratio for this hotel is high.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

An excellent option for a family with small children in tow. We had a spacious family room with a balcony and although the room would probably only grade a 3-star back home, it was very clean and comfortable. The food at the evening buffet could not be faulted with a roast of meat, potatoes and veg always on offer along with cold foods and pasta options. The breakfast and afternoon tea was also first rate and it was difficult not to over-indulge.
Other benefits as follows - swimming pool, spa, sauna and an excellent creche all on site; ski-hire shop on site with very friendly and helpful staff; bank across the street, Spar grocery shop 50m away; centre of the village 50m away; Crystal staff based at the hotel; waiting staff very obliging at bringing the free beer and wine in the evening; ski-bus to the gondola leaves from the front of the hotel; our four year old son attended the Kinder Kaiserland ski school which can be found 10m from the top of the Scheffau gondola.
Could not have asked for more and we will be back in 3 years DV.

Room Tip: We were in family room 333 on the top floor of the annexe. Did not get disturbed once by other guest...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is is one of the nicest hotels we have stayed in in 20 years of skiing 2/3 times a year. It is friendly and geat value for money with the inclusive drinks package in the evenings. There are two restaurants-a buffet and a pizza restaurant. There was a great buffet breakfast and free afternoon savoury and sweets snacks as well as hot and cold drinks. Christmas Eve's gala meal was excellent as was the atmosphere created by the hotel. Staff were fabulous,.
The ski area is linked to the Soll-Ellmau resorts amonst others- a great area!. Ski bus stop outside. Absolutely lovely -we will be going back!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Banbridge, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

We stayed for 6 nights in January. The hotel, rooms and facility are all great. The resort is small and quiet but it is in a great location for 100's miles of great skiing.

The hotel staff ( and the ski shop under the hotel) were all very helpful. Plus, the food was exellcent all week with planty of choice each night.

I highly recommend this hotel and may return again next year.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Crystal Palace,London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

We have just stayed for a week at the Alpin in Scheffau. Well located in the centre of town, opposite the TI office and bus stop and close to the village supermarket, it was great. All inclusive with a range of fresh food, salads but with the generous meat content perhaps more veggies might have been welcome too. Huge breakfast 7-10, lunch 12:30-1:30, tea 3:30-5, dinner 6-8, bring your fat pants with you ;-) The staff are very helpful, pleasant and efficient, rooms whilst comfortable and not luxurious, were cleaned daily and featured lovely towel art! Good value for money with great views from the balcony.
With your guest card you get lots of feebies and discounts. Free travel to the beautiful Hintersteinersee lake, it was lovely. The new Kaiser jet bus to all the local villages and now with stops at the gondolas formerly chairlifts as well as the more limited local Post bus. We went with Crystal and did two excursions to the salt mines [fantastic] and beginners canoeing [turned out to be kayaking and not for beginners]. Turned into a bit of a rough trip in a raft, but all in all an adventure. Lots of great walking even though I'm not a keen walker [and I don't mean to include the incredibly long treks at Gatwick Airport, in this comment!]
We have been to this resort before when our son (now 17) was much younger (7-8) and there is so much more for children to enjoy on the mountains in summer. Hexen wasser [water and witch themes] half way up Hoche Solve in Soll, and the adventure playground at the top of the Scheffau Brandstadtl gondola. [Tip: by planning which days sequentially you can save money on the lift passes. We did Soll and Scheffau in all in one day, by starting early, Kaiser Jet to Soll up & over to Hopfgarten and back up and down again. KJet to Brandstadtl then up and down on same day pass, saving around €40 per head]
The Alpin hotel also has a little zoo for kiddies [with a rooster who can't tell the time, despite the church bells!] But it adds to the fresh clean atmosphere of being away in the countryside. It also has a nice pool and sauna area downstairs but we didn't have time to sample more than the pool as the week flew by.
Free wi-fi, a pizzeria and lots of lovely photo opportunities to try out new camera meant teenage son was happy too. He had a nice single room next door to us.
In the words of the famous Austrian Arnie, “We'll be back” I hope, and would definitely pick the Alpin again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Cornwall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2012

We had a large family group gathering here for a summer holiday get together. The hotel was fantastic. Lovely rooms, clean and well maintained. The staff are only too pleased to help. The all inclusive food and drinks was tremendous - ideal for hungry teenagers.. Plenty of parking. The food was excellent. Only slight niggle was some road noise - although situated in a small village, at all hours cars would wizz past - no idea where they were going road leads to a dead end by a lake ! Not enough to spoil a brilliant hoilday and hotel, and I guess in the winter the doors would be shut cutting out any noise. 9 out of 10

Room Tip: Family room on 2nd floor (206) is huge - double bed with sofa foldout double bed
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2012

We have just returned from a week staying in Hotel Alpin. This was our 2nd visit to the hotel and it was even better than our first time. The food is fantastic, with lots to choose from. The food in the pizzeria was also a great choice for the kids in our group. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, we were welcomed every day in our room by the "towel art" the housekeeping staff created. The kids loved it!. The all inclusive package of food and drinks between 6 and 9 was a great bonus for us, particulary with kids, and made the holiday very stress free and relaxing all round. Would highly recommend it to anyone wishing to take in the fantastic ski Welt area where the skiing is superb. We availed of the Ski Schule Scheffau and found it brillant. We were a group of 29 and we had no fault with Hotel Alpin and will certainly return. Thank you again to Dani and all the staff at the hotel. ROCK FAMILY (IRELAND)

Room Tip: Maisonettes sleep 5 and were great for groups of older children
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Hotel Alpin
Address: Dorf 31, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser 6351, Austria
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Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Tirol > Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Alpin 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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