Be inspired by #hochschobern in Carinthia
The four-star superior hotel Hochschober on the Turracher Höhe in Carinthia, just at the border to Styria, promises luxurious spa breaks in Austria without compromise. Its location at 1,760m above sea level ensures a revitalising experience outside in nature, positively affecting your health and wellbeing in multiple ways.
The host family’s wanderlust defines the Hochschober philosophy. The hosts are convinced that travelling opens new paths and perspectives. This is why during your break at Hotel Hochschober you are invited to go on a journey. Discover hidden places, wander through unexplored regions and meet new people. Let yourself be guided through a unique journey of discovery described by the third-generation hosts Karin Leeb and Martin Klein as “hochschobern”.
- Highest-situated hotel in the group
- Lake pool heated year-round
- Regional cuisine with vegan options
- Spa rituals from around the globe
- Chinese Tower with a tea house
- 100 exclusive Hochschober extras
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Rooms & Facilities
Hotel Hochschober pampers guests with exceptional spa treatments and natural indulgence. It surprises guests with innovation and silent wonders. The host family values nature and people and is deeply committed to a sustainable and responsible approach. This commitment reverberates throughout the hotel and is reflected in every room and in every detail, from the materials to the individual pieces of furniture.
Food & Drink
Discover the tastes of the world with our outstanding cuisine showcasing the best of seasonal and locally foraged ingredients. Every day of the week the kitchen team will tickle your taste buds with a sumptuous breakfast buffet, fine Alpine-Mediterranean dishes and original vegan recipes. Explore traditional culinary art at our own two mountain huts, which perfectly complement the delectable Hochschober gourmet experience.
Spa & Beauty
A heated pool in the lake. Oriental hammam, essence-infused grottos and a Chinese Tower amid the Austrian Alps. Yoga on a platform overlooking the mystic Grünsee. A bath between natural rock and a sauna with views of the crystal-clear mountain lake. The Hochschober holiday retreat really has it all, suprising its guests with a wealth of spa experiences. Explore the manifold ways to relax and unwind at our elegant spa spread out over 5,000m².
Treatments & Products
The Crystal Spa offers over 70 treatments ranging from Chinese massage to Ayurveda as well as from innovative haki® experiences to traditional beauty rituals. Enjoy luxury skincare by the cosmetic lines of Balance Alpine 1000+, Pharmos Natur, Reviderm and Ligne St Barth. Our qualified therapists and beauty experts, some originally from India and China, know how to restore wellbeing using their individual expertise and traditional methods.
Sports & Activities
Whether you are looking to relax and recuperate, or be active and enjoy the outdoors; a holiday between Lake Turrach, beautiful larch and pine trees and the rolling hills of the Nock Mountains will give you just what you need. The Nock Mountain Biosphere Reserve offers everything from scenic beauty to countless opportunities to go exploring, both in summer and winter. Even more activities can be found at our hotel, where we offer water gymnastics, yoga classes, fitness sessions and more. In summer 2020 one more attraction will be added to our summer activities: the Turracher Höhe mountain bike family area. Explore now!
Family & Fun
From childcare on seven days a week to baby monitors, all-terrain buggies to bottle warmers, Hotel Hochschober is equipped with everything families may possibly need. Qualified supervisors will keep your little ones amused all day, playing games, doing arts and crafts or singing and dancing. The children’s villa includes a beautiful garden, a climbing tower as well as a tree village, keeping kids of all ages happy all day. During holidays, the hotel also offers a range of extra activities such as swimming classes and more.
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Sustainability at Hotel Hochschober
Sustainability in all its facets has been the focus of Hotel Hochschober since its founding in 1929. In the family-run company in an exposed, alpine location, the awareness of this has always been great. Because what one generation creates is the foundation for the next generation.
Environment & Nature
In the heart of the alpine mountain world, the topic of the environment has also been moving more and more into the focus of the Hotel Hochschober for years. Protect the environment in harmony with nature - this is the motto of the 4-star superior hotel on the Turracher Höhe.
- Energy purchase since 1997 from the biomass heating plant on Turracher Höhe
- Power peak monitoring and power main switch in all rooms for low energy consumption
- 95 % degradable cleaning products
- Regular training in waste avoidance and waste separation
- Breakfast buffet without disposable packaging
- Food from regional suppliers
- Since 2019 initiative #hochschoberforfuture for plastic saving
- Successive conversion to LED
Work & life
A genuine 5-day week, equality between men and women (in general and in terms of pay), intensive internal communication, comprehensive training and development, transparency and co-determination ensure demonstrably excellent employee satisfaction. Internal transparency and democratic voting processes are core values for the further development of the company and its employees.
- Annual training of 20 to 25 apprentices
- 58 percent female managers
- Employees from over 10 nations
- Joint development of the employee code of values, which defines the way we work together
- Training and further education measures since 2003 through the Hochschober Employee Academy: compulsory modules for all employees, specialist courses, individually tailored further education, further education program of the Best Alpine Wellness Hotels