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Investments ski resorts & hotels

Also for this special winter season, Vorarlberg's ski resorts and accommodation businesses have made investments in order to offer guests the highest level of comfort and quality during their holidays.

Date: 25 November 2020

Investments in Vorarlberg’s ski resorts

Ski Arlberg: Lift companies from Lech, Oberlech and Zürs are investing around € 6 million in optimising the ski area infrastructure and guest comfort. Innovations: In summer 2020, the new construction of the Zugerberg cable car in Zug started. A new 10-passenger cable car (single-rope circulating cableway) is planned, which is to be completed for 2021/22 winter season.

Silvretta Montafon: new downhill run in Gaschurn, planned opening winter season 20/21

Bergbahnen Gargellen: New slope connection from Schnapfenwald to Schwefeltobel on the Gargellen downhill run. Some hotels can now be reached directly from the slope.

Bergbahnen Brandnertal: Investment in guaranteed snow with about € 50.000,-

Ski area Oberstdorf-Kleinwalsertal: New construction of the Nebelhornbahn cable car (March 2021) and modernisation of the Söllereckbahn cable car (winter 2020/21).

Sonntag-Stein cable ways: Reconstruction & modernisation of the valley station of the cable cars Sonntag-Stein until probably mid December 2020

Investments in hotels


Amrai Suites
This modern boutique hotel, named after Montafon’s traditional maiden name, has 32 chalets, including a Finnish sauna, steam shower, fireplace and much more. The chalets located in Schruns-Tschagguns also have a restaurant, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre.

A total of 10 cabins are located on an area of around 2,500 m² on the outskirts of St. Gallenkirch in Montafon. Sustainability plays a very important role both in the architecture of the cabins and in the design of the operational concept. The aim is to minimise the ecological footprint during the stay in the mountains as much as possible.

TUI Blue Montafon
The Hotel TUI Blue Montafon in Schruns-Tschagguns as a base for active travellers, winter sports enthusiasts and mountain fans in the middle of the Montafon skiing and hiking area. The new TUI Blue Hotel has 149 rooms, a restaurant terrace with a mountain view, spa with two outdoor saunas, infrared sauna and steam bath, fitness room and two seminar rooms.

Hochjoch Panoramabahn Bergstation © Patrick Dopfer / Vorarlberg Tourismus
Skifahren am Sonnenkopf (c) Alex Kaiser / Alpenregion Bludenz Tourismus GmbH

Waldchalets Brandnertal
Located underneath larches at the edge of the forest. Very central in the holiday region of Brand and at the same time wonderfully quiet. The scent of fine wood, natural materials, modern alpine architecture – the renovated Älmele Lodge and five new Waldchalets offer guests a homely atmosphere in a fairytale place in Brandnertal.

Fuchsegg Lodges in Schetteregg
The Fuchsegg Lodge Resort in Egg-Schetteregg in Bregenzerwald was inspired by pre-residential areas. The sustainably built resort comprises six independent buildings, including three lodge houses with 30 accommodation units for around 60 guests, a sauna house, a “Tenn” with underground car park and a public inn with conference rooms.

Apartments Poldi
In Sulzberg, situated on a 1,000 m high plateau, the host couple Melanie and Steffen will open two new flats in November 2020. The Apartments Poldi are each 52 m² in size, have a south-facing balcony and are furnished with furniture by Bregenzerwald craftsmen. The newly built house with a wooden facade also has a sauna and a room for sports equipment.

Hotel Biberkopf
In Warth, the new village centre with the four-star Hotel Biberkopf on the village square will open at the start of the 2020/21 winter season. It consists of two buildings with 65 rooms and 8 suites with beautiful panorama views. The 40 and 50 m² suites also have a sauna with infrared function. The spa area with steam bath, sauna and whirlpool is ideal to relax. The restaurant, the bistro and the bar is built in modern alpine style.

New staff house in Kleinwalsertal
A staff house with 40 flats for hotel and cable railway employees is being built in Hirschegg in Kleinwalsertal.

JUFA Hotel Laterns – Klangholzhus
The JUFA Hotel Laterns – Klangholzhus is located at more than 1,000 metres above sea level in Laterns in Laternsertal, a side valley of Rheintal. The Laterns-Gapfohl ski area is in the immediate vicinity. The JUFA Hotel Laterns – Klangholzhus has comfortable, modern rooms, designed in alpine style, a sound wood play world inside and outside, a reception with a spacious café, a regeneration area with sauna, a large event room, the “Laternser Stube” and two ski cellars with ski boot heating. The opening is planned for May 2021.

Holiday Inn Express in Lustenau
The first Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Austria is being built in the market town of Lustenau, the opening of the business hotel is planned for 2021.

Major modifications

Alpenresort Walsertal
The Alpenresort Walsertal in Goßes Walsertal is planning to reopen in December 2020 following a renovation project which included the merger of Hotel Faschina and Hotel Walserhof, a new lounge and reception area, a new panoramic restaurant including buffet area with front cooking.

Hotel Alpenstern Oberdamüls
In winter season 2019/20 the four-star hotel opened nine new lodges. The flats in modern alpine style offer space for two to six people. From winter 2020/21, the lodges will be connected to the hotel. This will allow guests to reach the restaurant and the wellness area in a comfortable way.

Gesundhotel Bad Reuthe
Since October 2020 the oval bathhouse, built of wood, has an additional 500 m² floor. There guests will find the relexation world called “Freiraum”. The beautiful view into nature and the mountains is intended to relax and inspire guests. In the course of the reconstruction, the indoor swimming pool and the sauna world were also redesigned. The 3,500 m² wellness area is complemented by a forest sauna and two steam baths.

Hotel Fernblick Bartholomäberg
The hotel Fernblick Montafon in Barholomäberg is a place of well-being for all those who are looking for something special and at the same time appreciate peace and quiet. In 2020 everything will be new and yet everything will remain the same. Smaller and larger renovations have resulted in 18 new rooms with a fantastic view of the Montafon mountain world. The wellness area has increased to 3,000 m² and two new floors with relaxation rooms, an event panorama sauna and a second infinity pool have also been created. To ensure that no culinary wishes are left unfulfilled, the panorama restaurant has been expanded.

Alpenhotel Montafon
The 4-star superior hotel in Schruns is gently nestled in the impressive mountain world of the Montafon and offers its guests extensive holiday enjoyment. The rooms and suites are furnished in a dignified, modern country house style. The spacious AlpenSPA on 3,300 m² including sauna area, indoor and outdoor pool, FamilySPA, yoga room, fitness room and a large selection of professional treatments offers holistic inspiration for body and soul.