GENERAL INFORMATION - A to Z
Important Phone Numbers:
Maislingers Bakery can be found on the main road, past the town centre towards the train station. As well as selling fresh bread, rolls and cakes, you can also have breakfast there with freshly made rolls and coffee. Tel: +43 (0)6131 517
Opening times: Monday to Saturday: 7:00 to 11:00.
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The Volksbank can be found in the town centre behind the Konsum supermarket. Here you will also find an ATM.
Tel: +43 (0)6131 365
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Haifischbar can be found in Obertraun on main road (about 15 minutes walk). Opening times: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 20:00 to 4:00. As well as drinking and dancing, they also serve light snacks. Tel: +43 (0)6131 542
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Salzhaus in Bad Aussee (Lounge Bar, Disco, Pizzeria, Poker evenings etc.). Bahnhofstrasse (about 10 minutes drive by car/taxi). Tel: +43 (0)3622 53653.
On the terrace is a gas BBQ which is available for you to use. Underneath the BBQ are cooking utensils, apron, mitts etc. If you require help with the BBQ, please let us know.
We have several Mountain bikes for all ages - adults and children. We also have a bike fitted with a child seat. These are available for all our guests free of charge. Helmets and locks are also available. Use of the bikes is at your own risk.
If requested, breakfast is served daily between 7:30 and 10:00. You can choose to either take breakfast in our beautiful garden or have it left by your apartment door at your desired time. If you have not booked breakfast as a package, you can still request it if desired. The price is €7,00 per person, per day or 50% for children between 4 and 11. Just let us know by evening if you would like breakfast the next day - and we can provide you with a breakfast request form.
The apartment will be available from 14:00 on your arrival day. Checkout time is 10:00 on departure day. However, we like to be flexible, so please check with us shortly before arrival or departure, if different check-in or check-out times are possible.
We can arrange weekly kayak courses for beginners and advanced levels, crayoning, river trekking and rafting. The best times for these are between May and September. Please ask us for details.
Your apartment is equipped with a DVD Player. Should you wish to borrow a DVD free of charge, please let us know as we have a small selection to choose from.
Fill the Fridge:
You may have booked your apartments on a self catering basis, but probably the last thing you want to do when you arrive is to go food shopping. We have 3 ‘Welcome Packs’ from Basic to Luxury. For further information, click here
Before you travel let us know your choice and we will put the shopping into your fridge before your arrival.
There is a Golf course in Bad Ischl, which is about 20 minutes by car/taxi. The Salzkammergut Golf Club was founded in 1933 and is laid in intact nature and surrounded by a picturesque landscape. Beneath a beautiful view, the golf course also offers a technically demanding and varied game. The club is not fashionable, not snobby, but very endearing. Wirling 36 - 4820 Bad Ischl. Tel: +43 (0)6132 26340
Islandpferdehof Platzl - Follow the main road towards Hallstatt, but turn right before crossing the river Traun. Prices start from €10,00 for 1 hour for kids, where they also learn how to groom ponies etc. Tel: +43 (0)6131 593.
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LittleHuzal Ranch can be
found in Gosau, which is a 15 min drive from here. Tel: +43 (0)6136
Bundessport-und Freizeitzentrum – about 20 minutes walk along the river Traun.
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Unfortunately, your apartment is not equipped with a washing machine. However, we can do your laundry for you. The small charge for this is €5,00 per wash load or €7,00 per load for wash/dry.
MTB Bike Tours:
If you wish to tour yourself, we can provide maps for you detailing many tours in the area. The following website also has MTB tours: www.biken.at/mountainbiketours.html
The following contacts can provide Tandem flights for anyone aged 6 – 99. The cost from our local mountain, the Krippenstein is about €120,00 :
Please feel free to use the garden pavilion whenever you wish. You will find a remote control which enables you to control the lights. To make you more comfortable, should you wish to enjoy the summer evenings there, you will see that there is a heater over the seating area. The switch is above the Buddha picture. We kindly ask you to remember to turn off the heater and lights after use.
To help keep Austria as beautiful as it is, we try to recycle our waste and ask you to kindly help. Enclosed in this information pack is a sheet on how to use the various recycling bins in your apartment.
Gasthof Höllwirt – about 15 minutes walk along the main road serving traditional food. Food served from 8:30 to 21:00. Closed Wednesdays. Tel: +43 (0)6131 394
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Kegelbahn Pizzeria – about ½ hour walk along the main road, past the train station, towards the lake. As well as serving Italian cuisine, they also have traditional Austrian food. Here they also have 2 bowling alleys and Pizza to take away. Open until till 22:00. Closed Mondays. Tel: +43(0)6131 335
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Dachsteinhof – about ½ hour walk along the river Traun serving traditional food. Tel: +43(0)6131 393
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Seehotel – about 1/2hour walk, overlooking the Hallstätter Lake. Serving traditional Austrian and Hungarian food.
Tel: +43(0)6131 462
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Hotel Haus am See– about 1/2hour walk, overlooking the Hallstätter Lake. Tel: +43(0)6131 26777
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Steakhouse “Krippi.Inn” – Located on the main road between Obertraun and Hallstatt. Serving snacks and traditional food and specialising in steaks. Opening times Monday to Friday 14:00 to 23:00. Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 24:00. Closed Thursdays. Tel : +43(0)6991 128 9818.
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Koppenrast – about 10 minutes walk. Turn left out of our house, cross over and then along the railway line through the wood. You will find the restaurant by the river after about 1km. Here they serve traditional food with a finer touch. Open from 9:00 to 22:00 (end of April through to mid-October). Closed Tuesdays. Tel: +43(0)6131 231
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The local bakery delivers fresh rolls every morning at about 7am to our house (except Sundays and Bank Holidays). Further information can be found later in this information pack. Please let us know on arrival if you would like to join this service.
Krippenstein (2 mins by car) - The Krippenstein Freeride Arena (2100 metres) is a magnet for those who enjoy winter sports in unspoilt natural surroundings and is accessible via the recently modernised Dachsteinbahn cable car system. The region provides a real adventure for downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. For those who prefer more gentle snow shoe hiking, Obertraun has plenty to offer. There are 11 km of prepared ski runs from the summit down to the valley; otherwise you can try out some off-piste skiing. Our younger guests will have hours of fun at the recently established "Krippi-Park". en.krippenstein.at
Dachstein West (140 km prepared runs - 15 minutes by car) www.dachstein.at/en/winter-en/region/ski-region/
Loser (29 km prepared run - 20 minutes by car) www.loser.at
Katrin-Alm, Bad Ischl (6 km prepared runs - 25 minutes by car) - www.katrinseilbahn.com/winter/home.php
Postalm Arena (20 km prepared runs - 40 minutes by car) www.postalm.at
The Ski bus is free and included in the tourist tax and your ski pass. The bus stops at the train station, which is about 20 minutes walk. Please ask us for possible transfer either to the train station or the ski resort of your choice.
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Dachstein Sport Janu Ges.m.b.H
Tel: +43 (0)6136 8853
Tel: +43 (0)676 84 88 22 881
Skiing - Cross Country:
There are 14km of Cross Country tracks here in Obertraun, which are 95% flat. They start almost from our front door. Other areas are in Gosau (about 15 minutes drive), Mitterndorf, Tauplitz, Postalm.
The Konsum Supermarket can be found on the main road in the town centre. Tel: +43 (0)6131 382
Monday to Friday: 7:30 to 12:00 and 15:00 to 18:00
Saturdays: 7:30 to 12:30
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Swimming - Indoors & Wellness/ Beauty Treatments:
Vital Bath in Bad Aussee (about 10 minutes drive by car/taxi/train) – swimming pool, sauna, fitness, beauty. Tel: +43 (0)3622 55300 0
Kaisertherme in Bad Ischl (about 15 minutes drive by car/taxi/train) – swimming pool, spa, massages, beauty. Tel +43 (0)6132 204-0
Bad Goisern (about 15 minutes drive by car/taxi) – indoor swimming pool in ‘Alpengasthof Anlanger’
Gosau (about 20 minutes by car/taxi) – Indoor swimming pool, sauna and Solarium. Daily 13:00 – 20:30. Closed Mondays. Tel: +43 (0)6136 8821 19
Swimming – Outdoors:
The Hallstätter Lake is about ½ hour walk either along the river Traun or following the main road. Swimming is for free and it has a play area, a snack bar, public toilets, a nudist beach, paddle boats etc.
Swimming lakes, in the near and summer water temperatures:
Parkbad Bad Goisern Swimming, diving, water slides etc in the heart of Bad Goisern. Water heated to 24°C. Open from 9:00 - 19:00 Uhr (by bad weather 9:00 - 10:00) Tel: +43 (0)6135 6062
Parkbad Bad Ischl offers numerous attractions and facilities for carefree bathing! Open daily from 9:00 to 19:00. Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Straße 19, 4820 Bad Ischl. Tel. +43 (0)6132 26991
Taxi Rastl can be found on main road. Tel: +43 (0)6131 542.
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Can be found in the town centre, behind the Konsum supermarket. Tel: +43 (0)6131 351.
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The ‘Obertraun-Dachsteinhöhlen’ train station can be found on the main road opposite the church. Here you can take direct trains to Bad Aussee and Bad Ischl. You can also take trains to Salzburg, but they require changes.
Call Centre Tel: +43 (0)5 1717.
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Your apartment is equipped with an LCD TV, DVD Player and Digital Satellite receiver. Should you wish to borrow a DVD free of charge, please let us know as we have a small selection to choose from. We have provided a list within this information pack.
The use of the heated pool is free of charge. Please note that because of health reasons children should not use the pool. In order to keep the water clean and fresh for you and other guests, we kindly ask all guests to shower before using the whirlpool – This ensures that all sun creams etc. are removed. Usage of the pool is at own risk.
We have wireless internet access which is free for our guests to use.
Wine Self Service:
In the entrance hall you will find a shelf with standard wine. Please help yourself and put the money into the piggy bank next to it - each bottle €4,00. On request, we also have bottles of Sekt (Sparkling Wine) in our cellar for €6,00.
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