Overview of Hotel Tauern Spa

160 Rooms
1.75 hours Transfer time
half board Board basis

If relaxation is key for your ski break then the Hotel Tauern Spa could be the place for you. Not only does it have a 20,000m2 SPA Water World (which the public can also use) it has a Panorama Spa exclusive for hotel guests. This includes the glass skyline pool; the infinity style pool overlooking the mountains you see in almost every promotional picture (it's for hotel guests only).

The 12 pools, 13 saunas and steam rooms, relaxation and treatment rooms as well as the kids' spa grab all the headlines but the hotel offers some additional features that really complete your stay here. Daily re-stocking of the complimentary mini bar (non-alcoholic drinks I'm afraid), WiFi is free throughout the hotel and you don't have to pay for indoor parking. There are three restaurants and, for those fledgeling foodies, head chef Christof Schernthaner offers his culinary tips with show cooking sessions each Thursday, though you will have to book in advance at reception.

The location is a kilometre out of town and you can't walk to the ski lifts, however, the complimentary shuttle bus will take you to and from the slopes each day. It's a small price to pay if you're an avid spa lover.

What we like

- Exclusive 2,500m2 Panorama Spa for hotel guests
- 20,000m2 SPA Water World open to the public
- Show cooking from the head chef is available on Thursdays
- Every room has a balcony or terrace

Worth knowing

- Location is out of town and it's a shuttle bus to the ski slopes
- You can't wear your spa slippers to breakfast
- The panorama spa has a minimum age of 15 years


Hotel Tauern Spa in Kaprun, Austria is the perfect ski destination for those who love to relax after a day on the slopes. 


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Massage
  • Gym
  • Wifi
  • Car parking
  • Conference
Rated 4.5 on TripAdvisor

What others have said

Excellent hotel Madrid, Spain Perfect location with amazing views from the balcony. High quality food for breakfast and especially dinner, big choice of everything, which is great if you traveiing with kids! Clean, comfortable... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
VERY nice spa:) relaxing evening, nice pools and stuff, good changing rooms and lockers, salt pool, normal warm pool, cold pool (all 3 very nice and outdoor), indoor pools too. a couple fun slides, a bit slow but... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
Good spa in Kaprun Novi Sad, Serbia If you want to spend a day or afternoon in wellness and spa in Kaprun, then Tauern spa is for you. Big enough, with good sauna world, with nice view to surrounding mountains. The glass pool you can... Rated 4 on TripAdvisor

View on map

Lying a kilometre out of town the Hotel Tauern Spa has a quiet location. You won't be walking to the slopes but the complimentary ski bus will take you to and from the lifts each day. It's around 5 minutes to the local Maiskogel ski area or 20 minutes to the snow sure Kitzsteinhorn Glacier by bus.

  • Ski region
    Zell and Kaprun ski area
  • Distance to slopes
    1.4km, 4 minute drive
  • Distance to town
    1.4km, 20 minute walk


All rooms have balconies or terraces overlooking the Hohe Tauern and Pinzageuer Grasberge mountains or the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. There is also a complimentary mini bar full of non-alcoholic drinks re-stocked daily.

Double room premium

Premium rooms have Austrian twin beds and a sofa for a third person. The bathroom is separated by a glass partition with a bath or shower and separate toilet. With balcony.

Approx. 31m2, sleeps max.3

Double room Panorama

Panorama rooms are similar to the Premium rooms with the bed facing the balcony doors for a great view of the Pitzgau mountains.

Approx. 31m2, sleeps max. 2 adults, 1 child

Panorama deluxe room

Deluxe rooms have Austrian twin beds with a double sofa bed, walk-in wardrobe and balcony. The bathroom has a shower and a bath as well as a separate toilet.

Approx. 48m2, sleeps max 2 adults and 2 children


Board Basis

Half board



2,500m2 exclusive Panorama Spa (08:00 - 20:00 minimum age 15 years)

  • Glass skyline pool
  • Panorama sauna & steam room
  • Chill out lounge
  • Sun terrace
  • Snacks, teas & juices

20,000m2 public spa

  • 12 pools
  • 13 saunas and steam rooms
  • Invigorating Kneipp pools
  • Children's spa Kidstein (3 slides, 2 baby pools, indoor & outdoor pools, bubble jets, adventure grotto, climbing wall)
  • Childcare is available
  • Spa shop
  • Activity and relaxation programmes
  • Restaurants and bars
  • 17 treatment rooms - additional charge
  • Private spa with whirlpool bath and sauna - additional charge


  • Lichtblick restaurant
  • Wine bar and lounge with open fireplace
  • Show cooking from the head chef (Thursdays)
  • Genussallee restaurant
  • Heisskalt sauna bistro
  • Kitzblick outdoor bar
  • Gipfelsturmer bar


  • Complimentary WiFi throughout hotel
  • Complimentary underground parking
  • Daily locker rooms for early/late departures
  • Library
  • Fitness area (can rent kit)
  • Complimentary ski bus from the hotel and back
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry service

Resort guide


The resortResort height - 785m
Highest point - 3,030m

Ski areaZell and Kaprun ski area - 138km of piste
With the link to Salbaach-Hinterglemm - 408km of piste

Blue runs 37%
Red runs 40%
Black runs 23%

Lifts - 53

Season length - November to July
We sell - December - April

Resort rating
Beginners - 3/5
Intermediates - 3/5
Experts - 3/5
Snowboarders - 4/5
Families - 4/5
Après - 3/5
Eating out - 4/5
Snow reliability 5/5
Scenery - 3/5

ActivitiesCross-country skiing | Nordic walking | spa | swimming pools | history museum | motor museum | alpine coaster (tobogganing)

Transfer timeSalzburg - 1 hour 40 minutes

Kaprun area lift pass (Alpin card)3 day lift pass from £140
6 day lift pass from £239

James Sales Manager "With the link from Zell am See to Saalbach-Hinterglemm the Kaprun lift pass (Alpin Card) now includes 408km of skiing automatically" View James' profile
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