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Things to know about the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

From A to Z

All you need to know about your holiday in Austria

Do you have any questions, would you like to find out more or simply find out a little more? Below you will find the most important things that might interest you and otherwise: our team will be happy to take care of your queries, requests or suggestions by telephone: +43 6138 2306.

General information

Good to know

Father and daughter lying in a meadow and enjoying nature in the Salzkammergut

Important information about your holiday at the Weisses Rössl

How do you become a Rössl regular guest? What do you need to know about cancellation, travel cancellation insurance and deposits? You will find the information below.

Arrival by car

Unfortunately, you can't always rely on your satnav. It is therefore best to follow our directions: turn left before the tunnel entrance and follow the road to the church. The Weisses Rössl is on the left.

To protect the historic centre of St. Wolfgang, a pedestrian zone has been set up around your Hotel Im Weissen Rössl. As a hotel guest, you can drive up to the hotel entrance to unload and load your luggage. You can then park your vehicle in one of the Rössl garages.

 

Deposit

To guarantee your reservation, we request a deposit of 50% of the booked stay by bank transfer or credit card.

Account number: Raiffeisenbank Inneres Salzkammergut
IBAN: AT23 3454 5000 0006 1440
SWIFT-BIC: RZOOAT2L545

 

Cancellation insurance

Something can happen to anyone! To avoid unnecessary costs if you are unable to travel, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance.

We have been working with Europäische Reiseversicherung for many years. You are welcome to take out your travel insurance online.

 

Cancellation

Up to 31 days before arrival: Cancellation possible free of charge
30 to 21 days before arrival: 40 % of the booking amount
21 to 7 days before arrival: 70 % of the booking amount
From 7 days before arrival: 90 % of the booking amount

Late arrivals and early departures will be charged at 100%.

 

Regular guest card

How do you become a Rössl regular guest?

From the 3rd arrival booked directly at the hotel or from the 14th night (during a stay) you are a Rössl regular guest and receive the Rössl regular guest card at check-in.

Regular guest benefits:

Short holiday up to 5 nights: minus 5% per person on the room rate without breakfast
Holidays from 6 paid nights: minus 10% per person on the room rate without breakfast

The regular guest bonus can only be used when paying in cash or by bank transfer in advance.

 

Activities, equipment & active holidays

Excursions and activities

Breathtaking view of the Alps in Ausserland

The Salzkammergut, with its enchanting lake and picturesque mountain landscape, offers a wealth of excursion destinations and activities in the valley, on and in the mountains, in the air and on the water.

Visit historic buildings, take boat trips on clear waters or enjoy hikes with breathtaking views of the Salzkammergut.

Water sports enthusiasts will find numerous options, while skiing and winter hiking take centre stage in winter. The Salzkammergut offers a wide variety of unforgettable excursions and activities.

The Salzkammergut offers special excursions and activities at any time of year.

Equipment rental

Red airboat in the shimmering blue Wolfgangsee lake

Around the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl there are countless activities available in summer and winter. You will find everything about the hire of equipment such as boats, bicycles and hiking equipment below.

Tobogganing & curling

Numerous natural toboggan runs in the surrounding area invite you to have fun. You can hire a toboggan from the hotel reception for this special kind of fun.

Curling is one of the most popular winter sports among the Alpine population. If you would like to shoot curling on the curling rink or on the frozen Wolfgangsee in the winter months, you can hire a curling stick free of charge from the hotel reception.

 

Pedal boats, SUPs, kayaks & electric boats

Explore Lake Wolfgangsee directly from the jetty! The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl offers electric boats and pedal boats, as well as SUPs and kayaks from the hotel's own hire centre. Further information is available at reception.

 

Bike rental

During the warm season, we lend bicycles to our guests. You can redeem the 24-speed trekking bike with a voucher from us at our partner travel agency Pro Travel. Mountain bikes, e-bikes, cycle helmets, child seats ... are not included in the voucher.

The bikes must be returned by 18:00, unless you have rented the bike for several days.

You can reserve your bike online in advance for your stay at the Weisses Rössl. The Rössl team will be happy to send you the reservation link by email.

 

Cross-country skiing

The cross-country ski trails in the Salzkammergut offer winter sports enthusiasts a fantastic backdrop for unforgettable experiences.

On the Postalm high plateau, an extensive network of trails stretches through snow-covered forests and across open mountain pastures.

Gosau delights with its wonderful trails that lead through the picturesque landscape, while Bad Goisern offers challenging trails for both beginners and advanced skiers.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, the cross-country skiing options in the Salzkammergut are varied and provide unforgettable moments in the midst of wintry nature.

You can obtain the necessary cross-country skiing equipment from the local sports shop in St. Wolfgang.

 

Active holiday in the Weisses Rössl

Family on a cycling trip in Sankt Wolfgang

No (summer) day goes unused in the Salzkammergut. For nature lovers, the Salzkammergut offers impressive mountain landscapes. Family-friendly hikes lead to idyllic locations, while cable cars and cogwheel lifts ensure comfortable ascents.

Water sports

The variety of sporting activities in the surrounding nature offers something for everyone. Action-packed river surfing on Europe's largest artificial river wave, The.Riverwave, in Ebensee or set sail on a cruise across Lake Wolfgangsee, or surf right outside the hotel door on Lake Wolfgangsee. Water ski fans will also get their money's worth. It's safe to say that boredom is out of the question!

 

Paragliding

Adrenaline junkies can venture high into the air and experience a tandem flight with the Salzkammergut Flying School. The summer toboggan run in Gschwendt promises a speedy descent at the end of the day. Or you can go on an exploration tour in the unique underwater world of Lake Wolfgangsee.

 

Horseback riding

Horse lovers will find their happiness at the Suassbauer riding centre in St. Wolfgang. Children can explore the Salzkammergut on horseback or take riding lessons. Cycling fans can explore the picturesque panorama of Lake Wolfgang on two wheels and find numerous hidden rest areas right by the lake.

 

Excursion destinations

The salt mine in the Hallstatt high valley also invites you to explore. The fascinating world of salt mining and the underground tunnels allow you to experience a special historical world of prehistory and early history.

The Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl, the former summer residence of the emperor, invites you on a varied excursion to the imperial city. The historic Kaiservilla awaits you in Bad Ischl, a place of imperial importance that offers insights into the history of the Habsburgs.

The Salzkammergut not only has sporting adventures in store for you, but also traditional and cultural discoveries for an all-round successful summer holiday.

 

Culinary

Breakfast in the Weisses Rössl

An array of baked creations at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

Take your time over breakfast and enjoy the delicious breakfast buffet at the Weisses Rössl.

Breakfast buffet

The morning can only be a good morning! The exquisite breakfast buffet, which focuses on our home-made delicacies, is the most important part of an Austrian breakfast.

Enjoy freshly baked bread, accompanied by delicious jams and spreads from our own production. Taste the honey directly from our bee partner and discover the freshness of yoghurt and muesli with ingredients from local farms. A delicious start to the day awaits you.

Our breakfast is open from 7.30 am to 10.30 am.

 

Champagne breakfast

Every Sunday, the Weisses Rössl invites you to a champagne breakfast with piano accompaniment. The breathtaking lake and mountain scenery greets you at breakfast and sets the mood for a wonderful Sunday.

 

Breakfast guests welcome

A good start to the day at Lake Wolfgangsee!

Fragrant coffee, warm egg dishes, crispy rolls, fresh orange juice. Breakfast at the Weisses Rössl leaves nothing to be desired and provides you with everything you need for a perfect start to the day.

We look forward to welcoming you as our breakfast guest for a perfect culinary morning at Lake Wolfgang. Just let us know in advance so that we can reserve a breakfast table for you.

We are happy to receive your enquiry by telephone on +43 6138 2306 66 or by email restaurant@weissesroessl.at.

 

Actively explore the Salzkammergut

Deliciously fortified, the wide Salzkammergut is open to you after breakfast. If you are still undecided about what to do, you are welcome to ask our reception staff for personal tips to help you plan your perfect activity day.

 

Regionality

Using local resources wherever possible is a matter of course for us. We source the majority of our good food from regional farmers and producers.

Enjoy Austrian hospitality and a good piece of Salzkammergut with us!

 

Packed lunch and picnic basket

We offer packed lunches and picnic baskets for your excursions in the Salzkammergut. You can pre-order these at reception.

 

Culinary

Delicacies strikingly served on a stone platter at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl 

Culinary delights on Lake Wolfgangsee

At Lake Wolfgangsee, people know how to eat and drink excellently.

Stop off for a delicious meal in our lakeside restaurant or let yourself be spoilt with an elegant 6-course menu in the 3-toque Poll's Kaiserterrasse gourmet restaurant in the evening. The exquisite delicacies are accompanied by top Austrian wines from the Rössl rock cellar.

Lakeside restaurant

In our excursion restaurant we spoil you daily from 11.30 a.m. with warm cuisine. Take a seat in one of the parlours or on the wonderful lakeside terrace and enjoy the delicacies with a view of the lake. The menu features Austrian and regional specialities such as Abersee sheep's cheese, Rössl char from the lake, boiled beef, Salzburger Nockerl dumplings and Kaiserschmarrn pancakes.

Opening hours lake restaurant

Summer: 09:00 to 22:00 - kitchen 11:30 to 21:30
Winter: 10:00 to 18:00 - kitchen 11:30 to 17:30

 

Poll's Kaiserterrasse - Gourmet Restaurant Im Weissen Rössl

If you are looking for something special, then the 3-toque gourmet restaurant Poll's Kaiserterrasse invites you to enjoy fine culinary evenings. The top chefs have already been honoured with awards from Gault & Millau and Falstaff.

Savour a 6-course menu according to all the rules of the culinary arts. Your culinary experience is rounded off with a perfectly matched wine pairing. The extensive range of Austrian wines from the Felsenkeller in the Weisses Rössl always has a suitable drop. When making your selection, you can rely on the recommendations of our two qualified sommeliers, our wine academics or the young sommeliers.

Opening hours Poll' Kaiserterrasse

Wednesday to Sunday: open from 18:30
Monday & Tuesday: closed

 

Table reservations

We look forward to your table reservation under the telephone number +43 6138 2306 66 or by e-mail restaurant@weissesroessl.at.

 

External guests

We are happy to welcome external guests by prior reservation.

Experience culinary highlights at Lake Wolfgangsee in the traditional Hotel Weisses Rössl. We are happy to reserve a table for you. Please contact us on +43 6138 2306 66 or by e-mail restaurant@weissesroessl.at.

 

Wine selection for vinophiles

Only top Austrian wines can be found in the rock cellar of the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl. Our wine expert Mr Alexander and our qualified sommelier Mr Zoran will be happy to assist you with your selection and pair the food with the perfect wine.

The Rössl rock cellar, which was built into the rock by miners in the 18th century, contains 9,000 bottles and over 500 different wines, such as Grüner Veltliner, Riesling, Blaufränkisch & Co. from the Wachau, Lake Neusiedl or southern Styria. Bottle sizes from 0.2 litres to 18 litre Melchior are waiting to delight your palate and brighten up special occasions.

 

Events & culinary highlights

Enjoy the Weisses Rössl throughout the year!

The culinary specialities of each season are duly celebrated at Lake Wolfgangsee. We cook as regionally as possible, complemented by an international flavour. We look forward to welcoming and spoiling you as our guest!

Our culinary year begins with a traditional herring feast at the start of Lent. In April, the kitchen team under the leadership of head chef & master chef Hermann Poll and pastry chef Gerhard Spritzer invite you to a stylish wine culinary event, followed by Hermann & Friends and GreenEgg in June.

Summer is filled with summer nights in the village and our exclusive gala on the lake. In autumn, the venison weeks are on the seasonal calendar, before continuing shortly afterwards with a hearty beer roast. Around Martini you can enjoy a traditional goose dinner, and in December we spoil you with truffle specialities. Finally, festive highlights await you at Christmas and New Year's Eve with special holiday menus.

 

Speciality weeks

Our speciality weeks and days offer excellent opportunities to get together with your loved ones and share a feast in the most beautiful place on Lake Wolfgangsee.

Treat your taste buds to a great experience and honour us at the Hotel Weisses Rössl am Wolfgangsee! We will be happy to reserve a table for you on +43 6138 2306 66 or by email restaurant@weissesroessl.at.

 

Spa

Bathing fun - Lake SPA

Couple on the jetty on Lake Wolfgang at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

Warm bathing pleasures and cool refreshment

Rössl pool, outdoor lake pool, indoor pool or bathing meadow? The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl offers bathing pleasures for every taste and in every season.

Lakeside pool

Swimming in the clear drinking water of Lake Wolfgangsee is a true delight. While elsewhere the bathing season is over, at the Rössl it lasts all year round. Heated to 30 °C all year round, the lakeside pool directly in Lake Wolfgangsee at water level allows you to bathe in the open air amidst the mountain and lake scenery.

 

Rösslpool

Enjoy a relaxing break in our Rösslpool by the lake with panoramic views of Lake Wolfgangsee. Next to the lake bath, the Rösslpool awaits with 37°C warm bathing pleasures. The floating whirlpool offers bubbling luxury in Lake Wolfgangsee from morning till night.

 

Indoor swimming pool

Relax in the exclusive indoor pool at the SPA im See while you get away from it all. Whatever the weather, the area offers you sheltered bathing fun.

 

Bathing meadow

Approx. 500 metres from the hotel, the exclusive 600 m2 bathing meadow awaits you with our in-house shuttle service with our Margarethe launch during the summer months. The lake can reach water temperatures of up to 26°C in summer.

Our bathing meadow is equipped with a jetty, where you will find a staircase attached for easy access to Lake Wolfgangsee. In addition to countless SUPs and kayaks, our partner diving school is located on our bathing meadow.

In addition to the water sports activities, there is a table tennis table and a trampoline on the bathing meadow for our guests.

Our SPA in the lake and our bathing meadow are equipped with parasols, sunbeds, chairs and tables.

 

Bath bag

Woman in the sauna at the Romantik Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

Save on luggage! Our hotel guests will find a bathing bag with bathrobes and towels in their room on arrival.

DaySpa guests will receive the DaySpa bathing bag on arrival at reception.

For reasons of sustainability, we will not be using bath slippers in our rooms and in our DaySpa bathing bags in future. Please bring your own flip flops.

On request, you can of course obtain bathing slippers in one size at reception.

Day Spa

Massage tools and oils at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

You can use our SPA in the lake as a DaySpa guest. Perfectly combinable with a Rössl breakfast experience.

After a sumptuous breakfast, relaxation in our SPA in the lake is the perfect follow-up.

As a Da Spa guest you have the same amenities as our hotel guests.

In a world of pure indulgence and relaxed luxury, you can enjoy unforgettable hours in the heated lake pool directly in the lake, in the floating Rössl pool on the lake and the inviting indoor pool with family sauna right next door.

The benefits of the sauna and steam bath enhance the well-being of a harmonious time-out.

We ask for your understanding that a DaySpa booking is subject to our hotel capacity.

Opening hours at the lake SPA

Woman reading a book while sitting on the jetty on Lake Wolfgang
  • Indoor pool: 7:00 to 21:00
  • Lakeside pool (summer): 8:00 to 20:00
    Lakeside pool (winter): 8:00 to 19:00
  • Rösslpool: 8:00 to 20:00
  • Sauna & steam baths: 12:00 to 21:00
    (We can open the saunas earlier for you on request)
    Our Late Night Spa takes place every Thursday, everything is open until 22:00.

Subject to change without notice.

Spa & Beauty

Woman receiving a facial massage at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl
  • This special oasis of well-being offers you space to forget about stress and relax body, mind and soul.

    The offer includes a variety of wellness experiences, from relaxing massages and revitalising facial treatments to special packages for pampering moments, giving you a relaxing break from everyday life.

    Our Spa&Beauty team use selected high-quality products to fulfil your individual needs.

    Our Spa&Beauty area is open daily from 9:00 to 18:00 for our hotel, DaySpa and external guests.

    So that we can arrange your pampering programme according to your time requirements, we kindly ask you to book in good time before your arrival on +43 6138 2306 or at welcome@weissesroessl.at.

Clothing & dress code

Notes on clothing selection and hire

Here you will find information about the clothing we have available for hire at the Weisses Rössl. So you are well equipped if you forget something at home or want to save space in your suitcase.

Bathing bag included for a pleasant stay

For your stay at the hotel, you will receive a bathing bag with bathrobes and towels in your room. Naturally in adult and children's sizes.

 

Bad weather equipment

Don't let the weather spoil your holiday mood! Wind and rain jackets and umbrellas are available in your room and at reception for excursions in all weathers. Rössl umbrellas can be purchased in our Rösslerei for use at home.

 

Clothes make the man

As a guest at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl, you have a say in the atmosphere of the hotel. We kindly ask you to dress appropriately in the restaurants. We ask for your understanding that sportswear and swimwear are not permitted in the restaurant areas.

If you run out of something during your holiday, there is no need to worry: you will find various shops for your daily needs on site.

Our reception staff will be happy to help you with any questions you may have about your holiday. Just get in touch with us!

 

Residential

Rooms & Living

Cosy bright room with breathtaking view of Lake Wolfgang, with comfortable living area of modern architecture and luxurious fireplace in the middle of the room in the Hotel Weisses Rössl

Room with lake view

In the single rooms, double rooms, family rooms, imperial rooms, Rössl suites and suites of the holiday hotel Im Weissen Rössl you will feel at home from the very first moment. Many hotel rooms are located directly on the lakeshore, so you'll feel like you're on a cruise from the balcony of your room on Lake Wolfgangsee! Treat yourself to an unforgettable holiday in the Salzkammergut.

Holiday flat Residenz am See at Lake Wolfgangsee in the Salzkammergut region

Rössl holiday flats with lake view

The holiday flats on Lake Wolfgangsee offer ideal retreats with all the amenities of a hotel. The comfortable flats on the lakeshore are suitable for families or groups of two to eight people. They offer privacy and full facilities for a successful holiday.

Rössl holiday flats with lake view

The holiday flats on Lake Wolfgangsee offer ideal retreats with all the amenities of a hotel. The comfortable flats on the lakeshore are suitable for families or groups of two to eight people. They offer privacy and full facilities for a successful holiday.