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 5.9 ft² 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 mini-bar (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 characteristic 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 organized. A cross-country ski run is right outside. Free public parking is available on site.

Couples in particular 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 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
and
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've 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:

  • Jenn
    United States of America United States of America
    The rooms are very good size and very clean. The pillows on the bed were awful, but there's a "pillow menu" and you can ask at the front desk for a different one. The staff was generally friendly and helpful. The pool and sauna area were very nice...
  • Peter
    Canada Canada
    The breakfast and dinner was phenomenal. The staff was very nice. The spa facility was great. The room was amazing, so big and so luxurious. Finally, the receptionists were very welcoming and incredibly friendly - making you feel at home. Special...
  • Svetlana
    United States of America United States of America
    Really good facilities: pool is big and water warm - excellent for kids and adults; fitness center/gym has all you need equipment and in very good condition; playground outside, sauna, spa - all you want is there. All rooms have view and food was...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

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

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

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Skiing
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • 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 apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Archery
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Skiing
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • 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
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
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
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • 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 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free
3 years old
Crib 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 cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print
Must-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 traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of 17 EUR per pet, per night applies.

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by 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

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

    • Herd & Seele

  • 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

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

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

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

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bicycle rental
    • Archery
    • Horseback riding
    • 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

  • The prices at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

  • Check-in at EUROPÄISCHER HOF Aktivhotel & Spa - ehemals CESTA GRAND is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family