Lech am Arlberg, 6764
Those wanting a relaxing winter or summer holiday a high standard of accommodation and a friendly atmosphere in the Austrian Alps will find exactly what they are looking for in Lech am Arlberg. The Gasthof Post Lech Hotel is the smallest five-star hotel in this holiday paradise at an altitude of 1,450 metres. It is ranked among a worldwide hotel elite and is a member of the renowned Relais & Chateaux organization, since 1976.
Winter holidays at the Post: In the company of experienced guides, ascend to the mountains when they are thick with snow. Enjoy magnificent downhill skiing through landscapes of virgin snow or on the world famous pistes. Cross-country skiing, ice-skating, curling and sleigh rides round off the winter activities.
Summer holidays at the Post: Embark on long or short hikes with the hotel's mountain guide. High up in the mountains amid the blossoming summer meadows, experience the popular mountain breakfast; or rest and relax in the hotel's Ebra - Park. In addition, the Post offers its summer guests a varied and attractive programme to organise their own individual leisure time.
The first building to stand on the site of the present Post Inn dated back to around 1650. In 1825, the Arlberg pass road was constructed. In 1856, the horse track over the Flexen was widened. In 1884, the Arberg railway was opened and in 1895, work started on the new Flexen pass road, which opened two years later. The road to Lech was completed in 1900 and extended as far as Warth from 1902 to 1908, the opening ceremony was held on 2nd October 1909.
The first Royal Postal service was opened on 31st May 1871. Lech was one of the first Alpine villages to have a telephone connection, and on 22nd October 1924 electric light shone in some of the houses.
Dive into Wellness oasis. Here you will find peace, relaxation and revitalisation after an active day. Water in the pool is invigorated using the original Grander process. You find the Massage and Wellness Programme here as a pfd document. The steam bath and the sauna are filled with beneficial heat and the sun is shining in the solarium. Improve your level of fitness on extensive gym equipment and help tired muscles with a professional massage. It is rumoured that some guests spend all day here. Well, they are on holiday, aren't they?
»Ebra« was the name of a small farm on the hill behind the Post and today it is a park and garden extension to indoor swimming pool. A magnificent botanical garden has been created in the »Ebra« park, a flowering paradise with indigenous flowers, shrubs and woods, paths between secluded lawns and, the jewel in the crown, a tea room where in the afternoons guests meet informally and get to know each other. And if you put your nose closer to the screen, you might just smell the wonderfully scented alpine flora.
The Hotel consists of 39 Rooms: Singles, Doubles, Apartments and Suites, individually furnished with great attention to detail and decorated with items from a collection of local antiquities, all of which give the Hotel that special Alpine style and a unique atmosphere for which it is famous.
All Single Rooms are different: ranging in size from 18 m² to 25 m² with Bath or Shower, WC, tastefully decorated and furnished with couch and table.
The Double Rooms offer a spacious 34 m², complete with double bed, corner seating and in some cases, a Balcony. All the Double Rooms have their own Bathroom with Bathtub and WC.
Jaeger Rooms are decorated in the traditional old hunting style of the Post, these large, but cosy 35 m² combined Lounge and Bedroom have a double bed and corner seating. All Jaeger Rooms have a Bathroom with Bathtub and WC and some even have a tiled stove and a Balcony.
All Postillion Apartments are spacious (40 m²) consists of a combined Bedroom and Lounge with double bed, comfortable corner seating, a tiled stove or open fire, and a walk-in cupboard. The Bathrooms are all fitted with Bathtub and WC, and some also have a bidet or a Shower and Steam Bath.
Postmeister Apartments (50m²) have either separate Lounge or corner seating which can be separated via a screen from the sleeping area, Decorated in traditional Gasthof Post style, have either a tiled stove or an open fire. Altogether a very cosy holiday home with comfortable double bed and Bathroom with Bathtub, WC or also with shower and Steam Bath.
Herzog Suites have, yet more space for your holiday dreams: Bedroom with double bed, separate Lounge area, open fireplace or tiled oven. The Bathrooms have a Bathtub, WC and Shower with Steam Bath. All in 55 m² of cosy comfort, with Video Recorder included.
Fuesten Suites: truly princely Suites, ranging in size from 60 to 80 m² have double beds and a Lounge area that can be screened off from the Bedroom area. Some of these Suites have an open fire or tiled stove and two have their own terrace. All Bathrooms have a Bathtub, WC and Shower with Steam Bath.
All rooms have Bath or Shower, WC, Hairdryer, Safe, Mini Bar, Telephone. TV, Hi-Fi system with CD player.
Come into one of four restaurants and give your taste-buds a real treat - in the Post-Café for lunch, for coffee and cake with famous home-made strudels in the Emo lounge or in the really cosy ambience of 300-year-old Jäger lounge which it is always reserved for non-smoking guests. In the bright and friendly atmosphere of the Zirbel lounge you will find half-board guests having dinner, and the bar always has been and always will be a popular meeting place from après-ski to midnight
Post restante in cellar delicacies from the best wine-growing areas in the world. As a member of the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin and the Club de la Sommellerie it is duty to offer you choice wines. Experts describe cellar as a reasure chest - in vino veritas!
And if you want something bubbly, choose from the special selection of Sekt and Champagne. A votre santé!
From 12:00 hours
Until 10:00 hours