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Hotel Hochschober

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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”.

Highlights:
  • 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

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.

Included services
Gym
Gym
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The hotel features a bright and friendly gym equipped with state-of-the-art machines as well as access to the garden and views of Lake Turrach.
Parking
Parking
Air conditioning
Air conditioning
Meeting facilities
Meeting facilities
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Hotel Hochschober offers an abundance of opportunities to host meetings, trainings and other events.
Library
Library
Electric charging station
4 Electric charging stations
Reception
Reception
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The reception is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 
Live music
Live music
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We offer entertaining live music every Tuesday and Friday.
Services and information
Location
Location
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Hotel Hochschober is situated on the beautiful Turracher Höhe in Carinthia at 1,763m above sea level.
Garden
6000 m² Garden
Accessibility
Accessibility
Shuttle service
Shuttle service
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We will happily organise a pick-up service for guests travelling by train or plane.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome
Hair salon
Hair salon
Early check-in and late check-out
Early check-in and late check-out
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We offer breakfast and spa access for guests arriving early or checking out after 11:00.
Lift ticket sales
Lift ticket sales
E-bike and e-scooter rental
E-bike and e-scooter rental
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E-bikes are available to rent at the hotel.
Laundry service
Laundry service
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Laundry service is available at the hotel for a small fee.
Room service
Room service
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Room service is available for an extra charge.

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.

Included services
Luxury board
Luxury board
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The Hochschober gourmet board includes a plentiful breakfast buffet, daily specials and a five-course dinner.
À la carte restaurant
À la carte restaurant
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In the evening, we also offer multi-course à-la-carte menus.
Diet cuisine
Diet cuisine
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We will be happy to adapt our menu to any special dietary requirements.
Vegetarian cuisine
Vegetarian cuisine
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The Hotel Hochschober restaurant also serves delicious vegetarian options.
Vegan cuisine
Vegan cuisine
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Explore our selection of vegan delights.
Services and information
Wine tastings
Wine tastings
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At our carefully curated wine cellar, we regularly host extensive wine tastings.
Awards
Awards
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We are proud to have been presented several awards and accolades, including four Relax Guide lilies, the Best Spa Team Award, Wellness Aphrodite and Health Spa Award.

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.

Included services
Spa
5000 m² Spa
Indoor pool
1 Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
1 Outdoor pool
Sports pool
25 m Sports pool
Sauna
4 Saunas
Adults-only
Adults-only
Outdoor sauna
Outdoor sauna
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The hotel’s extensive spa includes an outdoor sauna. 
Infrared
Infrared
Hammam
Hammam

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.

Services and information
Massage
Massage
Body treatments
Body treatments
Lymphatic drainage
Lymphatic drainage
Ayurveda
Ayurveda
For mothers-to-be
For mothers-to-be
Hair salon
Hair salon
Beauty treatments
Beauty treatments
Hotel brands
Hotel brands
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Balance Alpine 1000+, Pharmos Natur, Reviderm and Ligne St Barth

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!

Included services
Yoga
Yoga
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We offer yoga classes at the hotel both in summer and winter.
Hiking
Hiking
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The Turracher Höhe is the ideal base for hikers and mountaineers to venture into the great outdoors.
Biking
Biking
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Hotel Hochschober is the perfect point of departure for extensive mountain bike trips.
Tennis
Tennis
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At the hotel we have our own tennis court.
Skiing
Skiing
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From the hotel you can reach the Turracher Höhe ski resort conveniently in only a few minutes.
Cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiers will love the Turracher Höhe winter paradise.
Services and information
Golfing
Golfing
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Hotel Hochschober is also a great spot for golf enthusiasts.
Sports guides
Sports guides
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Experienced sports guides are available for a range of different activities.
Bike rental
Bike rental
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The Hochschober family hotel also offers mountain bikes and e-bikes for rent.

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.

Included services
Childcare
Childcare
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We offer childcare even for newborns on seven days a week.
Kids club
Kids club
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At the kids’ club we provide everything from baby buggies, child carriers and baby monitors to nappies, baby wipes and bibs.
Youth club
Youth club
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The youth club provides a meeting place for youngsters and exciting activities all day.
Kids entertainment
Kids entertainment
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At our children’s villa we play, cook, do arts and crafts and go on excursions with your little ones. 

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.

Hotel and Lake | Wellnesshotel Hochschober, Carinthia

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

Social

The Hotel Hochschober and the entrepreneurial family Leeb and Klein are closely connected to the region in many ways. This includes regular support for charitable organizations and local associations.

  • Support of the SOS Kinderdorf Moosburg, the kindergarten, the elementary school as well as the voluntary fire department in the village
  • Completing "bridge-building" missions at various institutions
  • Since 2012 support of the climate protection project "Rainforest of the Austrians" in Costa Rica
  • Cooperation with the restaurant/bar MAGDAS, a project of Caritas in Klagenfurt, since March 2017, goal: integration and training of people with a migration background

Contact and directions: Hotel Hochschober