Overview of Hotel & Wirtshaus Post
You're in the heart of St Johann as soon as you step out the door and the ski bus stops just around the corner so you won't have to walk far in your ski boots. It's only 800 metres to the Harschbichl Gondola if you don't fancy the bus, definitely not too far to walk.
Dating back to 1297, there's plenty of history there, but a complete renovation in 2014 saw the modern overhaul of this hotel. They added 17 rooms all to a fantastic standard. The way the hotel links together has a homely feel making it feel much smaller and boutique like than you may expect. It's sleek and contemporary from the industrial feel of the wellness area - a fantastic space for some post-ski relaxation, right through to the cut glass tumblers at the brand new cocktail bar with an almost speakeasy vibe - a nice spot for after dinner aperitifs. The huge suspended disco ball certainly adds a sparkle to the hallway.
Overlooking the courtyard you have the deli come bistro Postmarkt serving up sharing platters if you're peckish, as well as the stylish courtyard restaurant for your a la carte meals. A stylish place in the centre of town, if you're looking for a little bit of laid-back luxury then you've certainly come to the right place.
What we like
- Town centre location
- Modern and stylish hotel with plenty of history
- The little touches, cut glass tumblers in the bar to deli platters after skiing
- Adult only hotel
- It is a 10 minute walk to the slopes, though the bus stops just around the corner
- Massages are available, you can book them in the hotel but they are just across the courtyard
Located in St Johann in Austria, Hotel & Wirtshaus Post is a contemporary hotel. The perfect respite for those looking for a busy ski break in Europe.
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In the pedestrianised centre of St Johann, the Hotel & Wirthaus Post is on the main square with all the bars, shops and restaurants right on the doorstep. The ski lifts are 800 metres away which is roughly a 10 minute walk to either the Harschbichl gondola or Baumoos beginner area. If you don't fancy walking then the public ski bus stops just around the corner.
Ski regionSt. Johann
Distance to slopes800m, 10 minute walk
Distance to townIn town centre
All rooms were renovated in 2014 with a beautiful mountain feel in both design and quality. Each room has a flat screen TV, phone, safe, mini bar, hair dryer and a kettle with tea bags (though no coffee). The rooms are all of a good size particularly the deluxe rooms.
Single rooms have a large single bed with ensuite featuring a rain shower.
Approx. 14m2, sleeps max. 1
These rooms each have double or twin beds with a small seating area. The bathroom has a walk in rain shower.
Approx. 26m2, sleeps max. 2
Deluxe rooms are larger with a double or twin beds with a seating area and sofa bed for an additional person. The bathroom has a walk in rain shower.
Approx. 30m2, sleeps max. 3
Some rooms can be interconnected and balconies are available on request (not in single rooms)
- The Tavern - contemporary Tyrolean food in the modern courtyard restaurant or one of the more traditional stubes surrounded by wine or roaring fires
- The half board restaurant is at the back of the hotel with great mountain views
- Post Bar - great little bar opening out to the lobby, think speak easy cocktail atmosphere with cut glass tumblers
- The Postmarkt - deli come bistro serving sharing plates of cold cuts or pick up your favourite delicacies to take home
- Two saunas
- Steam room
- Small cardio gym
- Boot room with heated boot racks
- Treatments and massages are available across the road
- Conference facilities
- Parking (10€ per night)
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
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