Lech am Arlberg, Austria

Lech, EIGHTY FOUR ROOMS most desirable winter destination, is one of the world’s best-known ski regions where snow is absolutely guaranteed. Yet it has kept the charm of a classical winter sports resort. Although Lech keeps pace with the growing demands of its friends, it still knows how to preserve the charm of its original character. During the winter season, more than 300 kilometres of pistes attract skiers from all over the world, and the powdery snow brings to Lech free riders, cross-country ski enthusiasts, winter hikers and people who just want to enjoy the scenery. A great pick to experience the beauty of Lech is the Kristberg hotel. A family run boutique hotel, owned by former world champion Ski-racer Egon Zimmermann. Some say the Hotel Kristberg has the best views in Lech. You can enjoy it during lunch, afternoon tea on the sun terrace - The village centre and the ski lifts are accessible within a 3 minute walk.
Mountain & Ski

Hotel guide


  • Room categories: Junior suites, family suites, double and single rooms are spacious and equipped with cosy sitting area, Plasma TV, free WiFi &balcony
  • Spa and wellness area with Sauna, Steam baths, Hot-Whirlpool. Solarium and Massages available. Qui-Gong room and small fitness room

Our Favourite

  • Enjoy delicious Fondue specialties surrounded by Lecher ski antiques and traditional Austrian music. Combined with fine wines and the best local Schnaps

Wine & Dine

  • Half board is served in the traditionally and elegant designed dining room. A sumptuous breakfast buffet and 5-course menus where guests can choose between a traditional Austrian main course, a meat main course, a seafood main couse or a vegetarian main course
  • A la carte choice: Jagstüberl ("Hunter's Cabin") offers excellent food and fine wines
  • The Lobby Bar with open fire place is the centre of the hotel and meeting point for afternoon tea, a cocktail before dinner and digestif
  • Great wine selection with the best vintages from regions like Styria or the Wachau in central Austria but also international renowned wines


  • Rooms start from € 300 / day for two people including half board

Local guide

Lovely Restaurants

  • Rud-Alpe for Kaiserschmarrn and Germknödel, Schlegelkopf piste, Lech
  • Schneggarei, puristic cottage for apres ski, Schlegelkopf valley station, Lech
  • Flexenhäusl, Flexenpass, Zürs

Coolest Bars & Clubs

  • Pfefferkörndl, après ski at its best, can't be missed in Lech
  • Zürserl, the place to be when it comes to nightlife, Zürs

Best Boutiques

  • The one and only Strolz, sports & fashion, centre of Lech

Don't miss

  • If you are a good skier start your day in Lech, over the 'Rüfikopf' you reach Zürs, head back to Lech via the 'Madloch' and get some tan at the burg's terrace in Oberlech

How to get there

  • Major airports: Zürich (2h) and Munich (3h)
  • Smaller airports: St.Gallen (1h), Friedrichshafen & Innsbruck (both 1 1/2h)
  • Train station is Langen am Arlberg (30 min drive)
  • Arlberg express: to and from Zurich airport at a price of € 50,00 one way and € 100,00 roundtrip
  • Limousine and helicopter transfer can be arranged