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Cesta Grand-Aktivhotel & Spa ★★★★S

The perfect starting point for hiking, cycling and golfing in Austria.

The traditional spa hotel Cesta-Grand Aktivhotel & Spa (formerly Europäischer Hof) is located in the Salzburg Small City with breath-taking views due to its high altitude. Stylish living is combined with activity, vitality and health - right in the middle of Austria's largest national park. Next to the hotel are the Gasteiner Heilstollen. The entrance to the tunnels can be booked on site.

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Relaxation Holiday

from 2 nights, double room, half-board

  • Use of the bathing and sauna areas with thermal bath, steam bath, infrared cabin, rock cave, bio herbal sauna, Finnish sauna, Kneipp pools
  • Wifi in all rooms/lobby
  • Daily alternating, supervised sports and health programme
  • 25% green fee discount at the 18-hole golf course in Bad Gastein
  • Use of bikes, mountain bikes (advance booking required)
  • Use of WTA approved sand tennis courts
  • Use of gym and fitness room
  • Use of bathrobes and slippers
  • Teas and juices at the beauty centre served all day

Telephone booking code: I2IP1



Cesta Grand-Aktivhotel & Spa in detail

Your Destination

☀ Right at the heart of Austria's largest national park (Hohe Tauern), at a breath-taking altitude of 1,000m, you will find the Bad Gastein world heritage site.
With fresh mountain air, an ideal mountain climate and the relaxing Gastein thermal waters, the small city of Salzburg offers some well-deserved rest and relaxation in a special atmosphere. Approx. 2 miles away from Bad Gastein town centre.

Your Spa and Wellness Hotel

EUROPÄISCHER HOF impresses guests with Austrian sophistication and a successful combination of activity, vitality and health, both culinary and culturally. Thanks to its location, the hotel offers the ideal starting point for sporting activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golf, tennis, skiing or cross-country skiing.

How You Reside

111 stylish and elegantly designed rooms and suites. Comfort and Deluxe rooms (approx. 35 sq.m) with shower or bath, cosy seating area, LCD TV, radio, free Wifi, hairdryer, bathrobes, safe, minibar. Balcony on request. Deluxe are south-southwest facing. Single rooms are double rooms for single use only. Superior rooms (approx. 44 - 62 sq.m) and suites (approx. 53 - 62 sq.m) on request. Lift.

Description of available rooms


Two restaurants spoil connoisseurs with regional delicacies and fantastic creations from international cuisine. Breakfast buffet. An individual 4-course menu every evening plus a salad and cheese buffet. Vegetarian, vegan and low calorie diets can be catered for on request. Large variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks available at the hotel bar. A traditional Austrian café offers pastries and coffee as well as a breath-taking view of the Gastein Valley.

Wellness, Spa & Health

Large health and wellness centre (approx. 1,500 sq.m) Spa with indoor pool (approx. 16 x 17m), steam bath, experience sauna, Finnish sauna, bio herbal sauna, rock cave with experience showers, Kneipp pools with waterfall, relaxation room and sunbathing area.

Exclusive Gastein treatments: soothing thermal cures with noble gas radon, medical care.
Some indications: rheumatic, inflammatory diseases, e.g chronic polyarthritis, degenerative and deforming joint diseases (arthrosis, spondylosis, osteochondritis), neuralgia and chronic pains, post-sport and injury pains of the musculoskeletal system, respiratory and skin diseases.

Additional information

Nearby Airports
Salzburg Airport (SZG) : (approx. 95 km / 75 minutes)

TRAINS to Bad Gastein (approx. 2.5 miles from the hotel).

TRANSFER from train station (approx. 2.5 miles): SpaDreams recommends taking a taxi.

INFORMATION on visitor's tax: approx. €2.20/day payable upon arrival. Parking: included. Garage: approx. €12/day on request.Child discount: 2 adults + 1 child (0-5.9 y.o) 100%, (6-10.9 y.o) €27/day for B&B, €39/day for half-board, (11-14.9 y.o) €47/day for B&B, €59/day for half-board. Pets: €15/day on request.


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