Just steps away from the Gastein Golf Course, this 4-star superior hotel enjoys a quiet location in the Gastein Valley. Surrounded by the Hohe Tauern Mountains, it offers a spa area, gourmet cuisine, and free WiFi. The 1,800 m² spa area includes an indoor pool with thermal water, a sauna area, an infrared cabin, relaxation areas, various baths, fitness and aerobucs rooms, and beauty treatment rooms. The outdoor area includes a large sunbathing lawn and tennis courts. The spacious and elegant rooms at the EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND include a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar (stocking on request, for a fee), and a seating area. The bathrooms feature bathrobes and a hairdryer. The restaurant serve Austrian and international cuisine. Half-board with a 4-course dinner with salad buffet or a buffet evening is available on request. Also on site is a typical Austrian café serving homemade pastries. Services begin with dinner on the day of arrival and end with breakfast on the day of departure. Additional services (breakfast on the day of arrival, afternoon snack, etc.) can be used at an additional cost. Various activities such as tennis, hiking and mountain biking are organised. A cross-country ski run is right outside. Free public parking is available on site.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 single bed
and
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.7
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
8.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ruth
    Germany Germany
    Dinner / Buffet was absolutely beautiful, good variety of foods, and very friendly service all around. Great dog playground facility.
  • Bini
    Austria Austria
    The location of the CESTA hotel in Bad Bruck is conveniently located opposite a bus stop with regular bus services. The hotel rooms are outstanding big with good cupboard space, a comfy bed, well equipped bathroom, and as we were there in winter...
  • Warren
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It was very clear and the food was very good with lots of choices.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Herd & Seele
    • Cuisine
      Austrian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Skiing
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Ski
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Archery
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Walking tours
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Skiing
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian

House rules

EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

From 07:00 to 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
3 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
4 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
6 - 9 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 45 per child, per night
10 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 55 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that it is not allowed to cook or have a barbecue on the hotel premises (rooms, balconies, garden).

Guests arriving with children are asked to inform the hotel about the exact number of children and the children's age. Guests are also asked to check the policies for children's extra bed and cot prices.

Please note that early check in comes with an extra cost.

Please note: From a stay of 4 nights, an additional fee (research contribution thermal water) of EUR 1.10 per person (from 15 years) and stay is to be paid directly at the hotel.

Please note that a maximum of 1 pet per room is allowed. When travelling with pets, please note that an extra charge of 17 EUR per pet, per night applies.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND

  • Yes, EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Skiing
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Bicycle rental
    • Archery
    • Horse riding
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Beauty Services
    • Swimming Pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Walking tours
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Head massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness

  • EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND is 0.7 miles from the centre of Bad Gastein. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND has 1 restaurant:

    • Herd & Seele

  • Room options at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Check-in at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.