Paradise at 1,350 meters

The recreation begins immediately. In winter, you can go right from the hotel to the slopes of Zauchensee with direct access to the ski circuit that takes you to Alpendorf in St. Johann. Or why not try a guide for freeriding in the backcountry?

In summer, you can go straight to the most beautiful hikes in the heart of Salzburger Sportwelt. And on hot days, you can jump into the refreshing, small lake in the village. You can quickly find peace and relaxation here. For example, with the weekly Yoga am Berg program.



Fact & figures

  • Population: 52, guest beds: approx. 1600
  • Altitude: 1,350 to 2,344m
  • Highest, snow-reliable World Cup resort in Salzburger Sportwelt
  • From the 4-star hotel straight to the slopes or the hiking and cycling trails
  • Modern alpine seminar and conference center here: Alpinseminar
  • Freeride-Eldorado: 4 designated ski runs for free riders and off-piste skiers
  • Theme hiking trail in Zauchensee: the moon path (entry directly in front of the neighbor)
  • Ski and snowboard schools in Zauchensee:  World champion ski school Top Alpin Walchhofer Balla children’s ski school
  • Certified hiking guides on location
  • Ski rental, ski service and sports stores right in town
  • Summer cable car open: Gamskogelbahn with Gamskogel panorama restaurant


From Almdorf to a World Cup location

Alpine farming is still the basis of Zauchensee today. The cows in the agricultural community graze over lush meadows in summer and with the gentle tinkling of their bells they not only contribute to the idyllic environment, but also to the sustainable management of the alpine area around Zauchensee.

and so it goes…

Gäste Default Testimonials

We have known and appreciated Zauchensee for many years, winter and summer alike. We (unfortunately) only now discovered the Hotel Sportalmmm. Pampering from morning to night. Everyone is always approachable and friendly, having fun at work and with each other (laughter and joy from the kitchen). Feel-good room, everything very clean, a great breakfast, also with special requests. The highlight: a 5-course dinner with an additional salad bar and cheese buffet is an extremely successful surprise every evening. We have never experienced such a kitchen. All in all, simply a pleasure that cannot be overestimated. Thank you very much, we have already registered for the newsletter.

Family Schnitzler, Heinsberg (D)

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Our second home. That is what Sportalmmm in Zauchensee has been for us for many years. We are always pampered very personally by the Dolschek family and their super-professional employees. The gastronomy is a real pleasure. As true Flemish connoisseurs, we always treat ourselves to the most delicious dishes and the best wines.

Paul and Anita, Mortsel, (B)

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Zauchensee and Sportalm can be described in three words: familiarity – enjoyment – wellbeing We felt incredibly comfortable at Sportalmmm right from the start and are enthusiastic about the great food. Starting with breakfast (3, 7 and 9 minute eggs, anything is possible), to snacks and supper as well. It’s highly enjoyable! You just feel good in this hotel. The location is first class, right in the ski area. The view from the cozy living room in the hotel is unique! There is no better place for our skiing holiday than Zauchensee and Sportalmmm.

Family Zimmerer, Osnabrück (D)

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This hotel is big surprise for me. We are well travelled and I would not expect this from 4star hotel. Perfect location- few steps from slopes. Very clean- very precise cleaning every day. Suite- we have booked suite on 1st floor with view on slopes, enough space for 2 people / separate room for kids. Saunarium and wellness- very nice saunas and relax rooms. Dining- breakfast and dinners- I was in a very luxurious hotel this year in Palm Dubai and that time I have said these were my best dinners in my life. I come to 4star Austrian hotel with no expectation and the dinner is one of the best in my life. This is a reason why we will be back as the food is not just food but a real pleasure. Overall very quiet and relaxing place, worth to visit.

Linda Kudelova, Bratislava (SK)


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