Overview of Hotel Fischer

36 Rooms
1.25 hours Transfer time
Half board Board basis

It doesn't get much more central than the Hotel Fischer, sat beside the main pedestrianised square in St Johann, Austria. The family run hotel has a traditional look to it and Michael Grander and co put on some fabulous hospitality; from quips and smiles behind the bar to recommendations and advice. It's a welcoming place.

Much of the main hotel has been recently refurbished to give it a more modern and cosy feel but there's still that classic Tyrolean charm throughout. Complete with a sauna after your day on the slopes. Or if you're more of a pool person the hotel gives you free access to the public pools a 5 minute walk away.

Being a sister hotel to the Hotel Park, you can leave your boots and skis here (much closer to the slopes) on the heated racks meaning you can walk through town in your normal shoes rather than the clunky ski boots. Well worth taking advantage of.

What we like

- Central location surrounded by the pedestrianised streets and plenty of bars and shops
- Sister hotel to the Park means you can leave your skis and boots by the slopes - no carrying them through town
- Family run so extremely welcoming and fantastic service

Worth knowing

- It is a 10 minute walk to the slopes, though the ski bus stops just outside
- You have complimentary access to the local public pool, including waterslides - perfect for kids

Situated perfectly, Hotel Fischer is a great getaway destination for those looking for a European ski break. 

Features

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fireplace
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Wifi
  • Car parking
  • Games room
Rated 5 on TripAdvisor

What others have said

Owners and Staff are some of the best we have met on holidays Bangor, United Kingdom One of the best hotels we have stayed in, we holiday a number of times each year. When the owners introduce their staff to show their appreciation and then have a toast together you understand the... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
Another great stay This was my second stay at the terrific Hotel Fischer in St Johann. It was very nice to be welcomed back, and my request to stay in my previous room, with a fine view of the mountain range, was... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor
Lovely Holiday Welcoming well run hotel. Good location with easy access to buses and trains. Plenty of information available in the hotel with a friendly news letter on the breakfast table a couple of times a week... Rated 5 on TripAdvisor

View on map

Smack in the middle of town the Hotel Fischer beside the pedestrianised central square, you'll be surrounded by St Johann's, shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. To get to the slopes the bus stops just outside otherwise it's about a 10 minute walk, though it's easy enough as the route's nice and flat(-ish).

  • Ski region
    St Johann
  • Distance to slopes
    800m, 11 minute walk
  • Distance to town
    In town centre

Rooms

Kitzbuheler Horn (standard room)

Kitzbuheler Horn rooms have Austrian twin beds as well as a sofa bed, the vast majority of rooms also have a balcony.

Approx. 22-26m2, sleeps max. 3

Wilder (superior room)

Wilder rooms have Austrian twin beds as well as a sofa bed, all rooms have a balcony.

Approx. 29-35m2, sleeps max. 3

Family room

Family rooms have Austrian twin beds as well as two single beds. There are two separate sleeping areas as well as a balcony.

Approx. 28-34m2, sleeps max. 4

Safety advice

Please be advised that safety standards with regards to balconies differ in Austria and on occasion, you may be allocated a room whereby the balcony is lower than we would expect in the UK.

For your own safety, please ensure that you take care when on the balcony and do not lean on or over the railings. If you have children below the age of 12 in your party, please ensure that they are supervised and not left unattended at any time.

Facilities

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Michis bar - also open to locals
  • Dining area with traditional Stuben
  • Sauna
  • Infrared cabin
  • Steam sauna
  • Complimentary entrance to the local pool (500m away)
  • Heated ski storage next to the slopes (at Hotel Park, a sister hotel)
  • kids playroom (unsupervised)

Board basis

  • Half board

Resort guide

St. Johann

The resortResort height - 670m
Highest point - 1,604m

Ski areaSt. Johann ski area - 43km of piste

SlopesSt. Johann has a good range of wide and open slopes for beginners and intermediates. The snow record is impressive and there's enough to entertain advanced skiers too with snow parks and off-piste itineraries available. Alternatively, Kitzbuhel is a short train away.

Blue runs 45%
Red runs 45%
Black runs 5%
Ski routes 5% (non-pisted)

Lifts - 17

Season length - December to April

Resort ratingsBeginners - 4/5
Intermediates - 3/5
Experts - 2/5
Snowboarders - 2/5
Families - 3/5
Après - 3/5
Eating out - 3/5
Charm - 4/5
Scenery - 3/5

ActivitiesCross-country skiing | ice skating | horse and sleigh | toboggan run | ski touring | hiking | winter segway tours | zipline | tandem paragliding | climbing | hot air balloon flight

Transfer timeSalzburg - 1 hour 15 minutes
Innsbruck - 1 hour 15 minutes

St Johann lift pass3 day lift pass from £125
6 day lift pass from £214

Pete General Manager "Fab small village vibe, it feels like everyone you meet on the mountain is in Max Pub at the end of the day!" View Pete's profile
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