Zell am See-Kaprun Overview

The ski area of Zell am See and Kaprun covers 138 kilometres of pistes with a highest lift at 3029 metres. The Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, included in your lift pass, guarantees the best conditions for both early and late season. Zell am See and Kaprun are scenic resorts ever popular with school groups due to its wide range of skiing for all abilities and the abundance of après-ski. There are plenty of easy slopes for beginners at the Maiskogel and Schmittenhöhe, but there are also challenging slopes with the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier being particularly popular for intermediate and experienced skiers. Après-ski activities include an indoor pool with slides, ice-skating, a weekly ski show, sleigh rides, and visits to an ice-hockey match. In addition to this, the ski resorts of Zell am See and Saalbach are now under one lift pass, meaning you have the opportunity to ski two fantastic Austrian resorts during your trip!

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Zell am See-Kaprun Accommodation

Hotel Post Fusch

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Location: Fusch

Capacity: 100

This classic Austrian alpine style accommodation is located in Fusch, a 15 minute drive from the Areitbahn in Zell am See, and is also suitable for skiing Maria Alm. A family-run hotel that is guaranteed to give your school group a warm welcome.

Rooms: Furnished in a traditional Alpine style the rooms feature wooden floors, satellite TV, and en-suite bathroom.

Facilities: Billiards and table tennis, internet, ski storage room, air hockey, sauna and whirlpool available for teachers

Gasthof Zur Post

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Capacity: 54

The Gasthof zur Post is conveniently located in the village of Maishofen, close to the ski slopes. The „Schönleiten“ ski lift is located less than a 15 min drive from the accommodation. Maishofen offers good facilities including a supermarket and is located close to Zell am See and Saalbach. This property is a great one party accommodation for coach groups.

Rooms: 20 modern rooms, all en suite

Facilities: large dining room, coach parking next to the accommodation

JUFA Kaprun

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Capacity: 232

Centrally located in Kaprun, just a few minutes' drive to the nearest ski slopes and 5km to the access point of the lifts to the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. A modern, comfortable hotel offering a great base for discovering the Kaprun and Zell am See ski areas. A highly popular choice for schools and an excellent find for Select - well recommended!

Rooms: The hotel offers 62 comfortable bedrooms, all equipped with en-suite shower and WC, TV and safe.

Facilities: A modern, expanded building, featuring a games room with table tennis and table football, 4 seminar rooms for use as entertainment areas, café and bar, ski storage, a wellness area for teachers. Free Wi-Fi is available in all open hotel areas. Select says: The staff at the JUFA Kaprun are bi-lingual. 3 course evening meal included.

Junges Hotel - Seespitzstraße

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Capacity: 110

Situated on the south bank of Lake Zeller in Zell am See, a 10 minute drive from the Areitbahn lift at Schüttdorf. This is a well recommended accommodation for youth groups with many on-site facilities, also benefiting from a great location. A popular choice for schools!

Rooms: Comfortable bedrooms sleeping up to 6 pupils, all benefiting from en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Dining room, large recreation rooms for games, TV and video, Internet, ski room with boot dryer, parking for coach outside.

Jugendgästehaus Bründl

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Capacity: 114

Located in the village of Piesendorf, 6km and a 7 minute drive from the Zell am See Areitbahn lift, and a 15 minute drive to the lift depature point at Kaprun for the Kitzsteinhorn glacier. A well located hotel for accessing both the Zell am See and Kaprun ski areas. This is a great, group friendly accommodation with good on-site facilities.

Rooms: Modern well equipped rooms sleeping up to 6 pupils with en-suite shower and WC, and most with a balcony.

Facilities: TV room with DVD and video, three lounges, seminar room with a large screen and projector, table tennis, table football, gym and sauna with relaxation room for teachers, drying room, free Wi-Fi.

Pension Brunhilde

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Location: Fusch

Capacity: 100

The Pension Brunhilde is a cosy and friendly accommodation offering good facilities including an on-site ski hire and a games room. Ideal for school groups.

Rooms: 31 rooms, all of which are equipped with a shower, and most with WC (21 offer full ensuite). With the exception of 2 rooms, all rooms have a private balcony.

Facilities: There is a large bright dining room, a games room with air hockey and a pool table. Ski hire is located withiin the accommodation. In addition, free Wi-Fi is available.

Zell am See-Kaprun Après Ski

Zell am See-Kaprun Resort Facts

Resort height Zell am See 750 m / Kaprun 911 m
Highest lift 3029 m
Vertical drop 2112 m
Total km of piste 138 km
Total no of ski runs 73
Blue 26
Red 34
Black 13
Total no of lifts 45
Gondolas/cable cars 12
Chair lifts 14
Drag lifts 15
Magic carpet 4
Longest run 6 km – Schuttdorfabfahrt
Lift pass covers Zell am See-Kaprun and Saalbach
Glacier Yes, Kaprun – included on your lift pass
Snowboarding facilities Half Pipe and fun park
Snow making 90%
Transfer time by air Munich – 2 hrs 45, Salzburg – 1 hr 30
Transfer time by coach 15 hrs
Medical facilities Doctor in resort
Nearest hospital Hospital in resort