A magazine-reading woman in the lobby of the Weissen Rössl
Rössl landlady Mrs. Gudrun Peter in a chic traditional dirndl.


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Due to the Advent market we kindly ask you to consider the arrival information.


A holiday on Lake Wolfgang: what you need to know about the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

Information about the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl in the Salzkammergut

Key information about your holiday

This, that and the other: there's always so much to remember before you go on holiday. We've put together all the key information here, so you can make the very most of your holiday at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl in the Austrian Salzkammergut.


Check-in time at the hotel: from 3 pm
Check-in time for the apartments: from 4 pm
Check-out time at the hotel: until 12 pm
Check-out time for the apartments: by 10 am. For arrivals after 6 pm, please inform the Rössl team on 43 6138 2306 or by emailing

If your accommodation is available, you are welcome to extend your holiday and stay until 6 pm (€55.00) or until midnight (€100.00).

100% of the room rate will be charged in the event of late arrival or early departure.


On the day of your arrival, please drive straight to the front hotel entrance on the market square in the centre of St. Wolfgang. A Rössl employee will be happy to show you to your parking space (parking spaces allocated according to availability):

  • Rössl Garage from €14.00 per day (weekly rate €70.00 per space)
  • and Peterbräu Garage from €14.00 per day.

The car park is available until 12 noon on your day of departure.  

Two receptionists at the reception desk in the Weissen Rössl


In order to guarantee your reservation, we ask for a deposit of 30% of your total booking payment (50% in high season or on weekends in Advent) by bank transfer or credit card.

Account number: Raiffeisenbank Inneres Salzkammergut

IBAN:  AT23 3454 5000 0006 1440

Airport transfer

To ensure a relaxed journey from the airport or train station to the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl, we recommend using the hotel's taxi bus service. You can book via our room reservations service on 43 6138/ 2306 – 0 or .

Pick up with the hotel's taxi service from

  • Bad Ischl train station €45.00 each way
  • Salzburg Airport €135.00 each way
  • Salzburg main train station €135.00 each way

Travel cancellation insurance

There's always an outside chance that you won't be able to go on holiday for unforeseen reasons, or have to leave early. That's why the Rössl team recommends taking out inexpensive travel cancellation insurance.


Standard cancellation conditions

The right of withdrawal according to Section 11 Para. 1 FAAG does not apply. The cancellation guidelines according to the Austrian Hotel Regulations apply:

  • Up to 8 days before arrival – cancellation possible free of charge
  • from 7 days before arrival – 90% of the booking amount
  • Late arrivals and early departures are billed at 100%.

    The deposit may be used in whole or in part as a cancellation fee.

Cancellation conditions in peak season (July, August, November, December)

The right of withdrawal according to Section 11, Paral1 FAAG does not apply. The cancellation guidelines according to the Austrian Hotel Regulations apply:

  • 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 are billed at 100%

Booking tip

Please note that prices for Rössl packages are cheaper during the week. If you book between Sunday and Friday, you can stay for less or get one night for free, depending on the package and season.
See Packages for details.

SPA & Beauty – book your treatments

To ensure that the Rössl team can provide your preferred beauty treatments, please book in plenty of time before your arrival and receive a 10% discount on your first treatment. Call 43 6138/ 2306 – 280 or email .

Mobile phones

To maintain a restful atmosphere and out of consideration for other guests, we ask you NOT to make calls in the retaurants or SPA area.

No smoking

The restaurants at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl are no-smoking areas.
All rooms at the hotel are non-smoking. We ask that you smoke on the balcony. Ashtrays are available.

Fine feathers make fine birds

The guests at the Hotel Im Weisses Rössl set the tone here. We kindly request that you wear appropriate clothing at our formal restaurants. No sportswear or swimwear, please.

If you want to bring other guests along, we charge ...

... €60.00 per person for a 4-course Rössl meal of your choice.
... €40.00 per person for relaxing at our SPA im See.;X1006 ;

Reservation is required in both cases.


The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl will be delighted to welcome your four-legged friend by prior arrangement. However, pets are not allowed in the restaurants or in the SPA area. Thank you for your understanding.

Price per night (without food)



Arrival and departure: If you can manage it, please try to get to St. Wolfgang before 1 pm on your day of arrival

. This will allow you to pass through the Advent market and access the hotel. Rooms   and parking spaces are available from 3 pm on the day of arrival and until 12 pm on the day of departure. If you arrive later, park before you get to the market, experience the Advent displays in St. Wolfgang, and bring your car to the hotel from 7.30 pm. You'll love our local winter traditions.

Pool and lake experiences at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl

Decisions, decisions: hot tub or outdoor lake pool, indoor pool or the sunbathing lawn by Lake Wolfgang? The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl offers lots of options for taking a dip, with something for every taste and every season. That's pure relaxation.

Day Spa

After a hearty breakfast, it's only natural to relax for a little while, so why not head to our Day Spa? In fact, with the heated pool in the lake, floating jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, solarium, family spa area, gym and beauty salon, you could easily spend the entire day here.

Opening hours

  • Indoor pool: 7 am–9 pm
  • Lake Pool (summer): 8 am– 9 pm
  • Lake Pool (winter): 8 am–7 pm
  • Rössl Pool: 8 am–8 pm
  • Sauna & steam baths: 12–9 pm (earlier on request)

Lake Wolfgang

Bathing in the crystal clear water of Lake Wolfgang is pure delight. Our shuttle boat takes you to the 600m2 sunbathing lawn right beside the lake, for you to while away the hours during summer. The lake water can reach a temperature of 26°C in summer.

Lake Pool

When the temperature drops, you can forget about swimming outdoors elsewhere, but not at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl: the Lake Pool, an infinity pool on Lake Wolfgang itself, offers outdoor bathing all year round, amid the spectacular lake and mountain scenery.


Besides the Lake Pool, the Rössl Pool also offers warm-water bathing. The luxury floating jacuzzi on Lake Wolfgang bubbles away from morning to night.

Indoor Pool

The hotel's own indoor adventure pool with Grander water.

Pool bag

Free up room in your luggage: hotel guests are provided with bathrobes, towels and slippers free of charge at reception.

Everything you need to know about your wellness holiday

Fantastic bathing, sauna and wellness opportunities await on the banks of the idyllic Lake Wolfgang, making spirits soar. Swim under the open sky in the unique Lake Pool and outdoor jacuzzi, before retreating to the wellness area for relaxing treatments.

Make the most of the sauna and spa complex:

  • Lake Pool, heated year-round to 30°C
  • Rössl Pool – the world's first floating jacuzzi, at 37°C
  • Sun Terrace overlooking the lake, with breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains
  • Gym with Techno-Gym equipment
  • Panorama relaxation room with lake views
  • Heated loungers and twin loungers
  • Indoor pool
  • Traunerl Pool (tepidarium), heated to 45°C
  • Granite steam bath, at 45°C
  • Infrared cabin
  • Children's playroom for our littlest Rössl guests
  • SOOL steam bath at 45°C
  • Cold grotto
  • Sauna with lake views, at 90°C
  • Relaxation room with floating loungers and fireplace
  • Solarium
  • Vitamin bar with a selection of teas and fresh apples
  • Grander water: Grander revitalising water is used throughout the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl.
  • Bathrobe, towels and slippers are provided for hotel guests and are available from the reception

Excursions and activities all year round

Stunning landscapes and bathing lakes in summer, a white-festooned idyll in winter: the Salzkammergut is resplendent in every season. Here are the main day-trip destinations and activities at a glance.


  • Imperial town of Bad Ischl
  • Hallstatt, plus salt mine
  • Hallein and Altaussee salt mines
  • Dachstein Ice Caves and Mammoth Cave
  • 5fingers viewing platform, World Heritage Spiral and Dachstein Shark
  • Salzburg
  • Ausseerland
  • Gmunden
  • Schafbergbahn
  • Abarena Amusement Park
  • Strobl summer toboggan run
  • Advent at Lake Wolfgang
  • Kripperlroas (private Nativity scenes)
  • Cycling & mountain biking
  • Bathing
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt boat trips
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Water skiing
  • Strowogi children's activities
  • Skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ski touring
  • Winter hiking

Summer activities

  • Cycling & mountain biking
  • Bathing
  • Hiking
  • Golf
  • Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt boat trips
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Water skiing

Winter activities

  • Skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ski touring
  • Winter hiking

Equipment rental

There are a huge number of activities available around the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl in both summer and winter. Find out about equipment, boat and bicycle rental.


The many natural toboggan runs in the area make for a fun outing. You're welcome to borrow toboggans from the hotel.

Ice stick shooting

You can also borrow ice sticks free of charge at the hotel reception.

Pedal boats and electric boats

Explore Lake Wolfgang from the jetty of your hotel! The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl rents out electric boats and pedal boats.

Bike rental

In summer we can provide customised rental bikes free of charge. The rental is included in our package of services.

Hiking poles

We are happy to provide hiking poles free of charge.

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing equipment is available from the sports shop in St. Wolfgang.

Rooms  and parking spaces are available from 3 pm on the day of arrival and until 12 pm on the day of departure. If you arrive after 6 pm, please call us on +43 6138 2306 or email welcome@weissesroessl.at to let us know. The route described by GPS is not the best one, so it's a good idea to switch off your navigation devices when you enter the village! How to find us: Turn left before entering the tunnel, then follow the road to the church. The Hotel Im Weissen Rössl is located to the left of the church. You're welcome to stop in front of the hotel entrance to unload.

Any questions? Please contact us by phone, email or by submitting a no-obligation enquiry to the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl on Lake Wolfgang.