Built in a grand Alpine lodge style, Haus Hirt Hotel today offers a fascinating mix of modern spirit and classic hospitality. The hotel boast wonderful ecclectic interiors, fusing traditional, vintage and designer furniture and decorations.
The hotel is located on a hillside overlooking the spa town of Bad Gastein, once the play ground of royalty and known for its many palaces in Belle Epoque style.
The bright, fashionable rooms and suites feature a flat-screen TV, CD player, and a safe. Bathrooms come with shower and/or tub, a hairdryer and bath robes. Some rooms feature private balconies.
Gourmets and foodies can enjoy the restaurant's delicious fare, based on organic, fresh, natural, locally sourced ingredients, while the bar serves family brewed beer, fine Austrian wines, an excellent range of malt whiskies, along with soft drinks, spring water and children's specials.
The Aveda Spa and wellness area features a hot thermal spring, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and sun deck with Alpine views. A wide range of beauty treatments and massages is available. The hotel also offers an extensive yoga program.
The Hohe Tauern National Park offers several hiking and mountain biking trails in the immediate vicinity. The cross-country skiing trail starts right on the doorstep of the Haus Hirt.
• 29 rooms (16-45m2)
• Architecture & Interiors: Ike & Evelyn Ikrath