Hotel Hochschober, Turracher Höhe, Austria

indoor pool
Enjoying your holidays in the mountain while being pampered in spa and wellness, going for variety of yoga exercises, trying out exotic massage treatments and Turkish Hammam or simply having tea sessions. If you think that it is impossible to have it all than you’re are wrong. 

Hotel Hochschober is located in the center of Turracher Höhe, ski resort between Carinthia and Styria region in 1763 meters above the sea level. Since it opened in 1929 the hotel has been under the ownership of Leeb family. Today, the third generation continues running the business. This around the year hotel offers not only variety of spa procedures but also a unique heated swimming pool right in the cold mountain lake which can be enjoyed in the middle of the winter. Don’t forget to leave your towel in heated area while you’re swimming so when you come outside you can wrap yourself in it.  If you’re more active person you can also head to the peaks of the mountain with professionally trained guides who will show you the beauty of the region. 

Authentic Chinese pagoda which is connected with the hotel is one of the highlight of your visit. Not only from the architectural point of view but also due to the atmosphere and relax it offers. The rooms are furnished in natural wood style with modern bathroom, toiletries and view of either the lake or the mountain. Parking is available on the site as well as the internet connection through the entire property. 

Dining is a special chapter for Hochschober. They guarantee you will not be left hungry. Commencing in the morning you are can choose from hundreds of goodies in the breakfast buffet; from local cheese and salami, to salad bar; from different pastries and bread rolls to home-made butter. On top of it, the kitchen gives you the possibility of making your own fresh squeezed juice. Later, you can continue having snack while being in the spa. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available to the guest in almost every corner and there is an also nonstop mountain water fountain.  Lunch is being served in the restaurant with lake view and offers traditional Carinthia specialties from fresh ingredients such as duck, fawn or local fishes. During the evening; once a week you are being treated to gala dinner with 6-course meal and international and local wine selection. 

If you still think that you need more activities, sneak into the library, choose from over 3000 books on the shelves and stay by the fireplace. For game lovers, Hochschober also provides variety of boarding games in the bar area where you can enjoy an exciting game while sipping your cocktail or drinking delicious wine. During the day, head to the slopes of the surrounding mountains to experience some thrill and adrenaline. In the base camp area, you will find a serviceman who takes good care of your ski equipment and wax your ski.  The hotel also thinks about its youngest guest by providing childcare center and youth club. Throughout your stay at Hochschober you will also receive daily courier with announcement of all exciting activities and happenings during that day. 

What makes Hochschober special is the attention to individual needs of each client and attention to the details.  Starting from choice of fruity syrups in wellness area to possibility of making your own tea in Chinese pagoda; they have thought of literally every single age group when creating this amazing place. As a nice reminder of the place, you can buy variety of product in the store located next to the reception.

Feeling like at home is the central theme of the hotel; everyone around including the staff makes the whole atmosphere very friendly and easy-going. You will not be surprised seeing the owner Karin and Martin serving you the portion of delicious salmon and glass of champagne on your Sunday breakfast. Also you have to admit, who would let you in the kitchen learning how to prepare some of the dishes with the chef. This can be possible only in Hochschober. Walking for a lunch in your bathrobes and jumping to the pool in the lake just add an extra value to your perfect holidays. Towards the end of your stay, you are caught thinking I would like to stay here forever. If you simply cannot, at least try to enjoy it for the days you are being here and let everyone else simply envy you.  


entrance to Chinese pagoda

outdoor heated pool

view from the lake

entrance to the lobby

Turkish Hammam

relax area


base camp

water fountain with fruity syrups


For more information regarding the packages, do not hesitate to contact the reservation or visit their website where you can directly book your stay using the online reservation system.

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