Q! Resort Health & Spa ****
Perfect for a summer or winter getaway, the Q! Resort Health & Spa is located in Kitzbühel, just a few minutes’ walk from the train station and the centre of the town, which is one of the most popular in the Austrian Tyrol region. For winter sports lovers, there are 170 km of slopes and over 50 ski lifts nearby, with the Hornbahn cable car just a short walk from the hotel and a shuttle service for the Hahnenkamm cable car (which can also be reached with the skibus that stops outside of the hotel). In the summer, the area is a real paradise for mountain biking and trekking, while at the hotel there is an outdoor swimming pool that integrates perfectly with the surrounding garden. The hotel has walking sticks, rucksacks and sledges that guests can use for Nordic walking. In the garden, there is table tennis and a badminton court. An underground car park is available for a fee. The hotel offers all the services you need for a complete stay of relaxation and wellbeing, with its restaurant dedicated to serving organic food and the spa with saunas and massage areas. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available in all communal areas of the hotel. Q! Resort Health & Spa is the fìrst certificated Bio-Hotel in Kitzbühel.
The Spa at the Q! Resort has a large sauna and an area that contains a panoramic sauna, bio-sauna, Turkish bath, heated benches and an infrared ray sauna. The hotel’s wellness programs include a cycle of activities such as AquaFit which is held in the swimming pool during the summer, Nordic Walking, yoga, stretching and warm-up before skiing during the winter. The wellness centre also has 6 booths for massages and treatments for the body and face, a private spa with a whirlpool and a well-equipped gym. Qualified therapists follow guests offering healthy activities such as yoga, meditation, training for weight loss, Pilates etc.
There are four room types available among the 77 rooms of the Q! Resort, all of which are decorated in a modern and minimalist style with natural wood furniture and flooring. The “L” category corresponds to a double room that includes a lounge area with a sofa bed; some rooms have a balcony with patio furniture. The “M” rooms are larger and more suitable for longer stays, while the smaller “S” and “XS” rooms are ideal for guests travelling alone, but offer spectacular views of the Alps of Kitzbühel. All rooms are equipped with a telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, a safe deposit box, and satellite TV.
Starting with the breakfast of regional organic products, the complete gastronomic offer of the Q! Resort is based on providing a balanced and healthy diet. At lunch, guests are presented with a rich buffet of salads dressed with a range of organic oils, homemade pasta and fresh bread, while at dinner guests can choose between the gourmet menu (regional, seasonal and organic), a “vital” menu (vegetarian) and a “basen” menu (vegan). In addition to basefasting the Q! Resort Health & Spa stands for healthy nutrition and holistic, conscious living. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy therapeutic Vita Juwel Heilsteinwasser mineral water, organic herbal tea and dried fruit at the spa, while fresh fruit is always available in the bar or at reception.
The hotel’s services and facilities include:
Aside from Kitzbühel, other popular destinations in the Austrian Tyrol include Aurach, Reith and Jochberg. Aurach boasts themed walks, numerous routes for mountain bikes and the famous Wildpark zoo, which children love. Reith, as well as being one of the most popular ski resorts in the area, is ideal for walking and boasts two lakes, Schwarzee and Gieringer Weiher, the latter heated by hot springs and mud, and is home to a renowned golf course and restaurants that offer the best of Tyrolese cuisine. Finally, Jochberg is worth a visit for the heated swimming pool in the forest, the farming museum, the “Sintersbach” waterfalls and the winter ice-skating rink.
By plane: Innsbruck, Salzburg or Munich airports. By train: Kitzbühel station.
Adults pay Eur 1,80 per day, children 3-10 years 0,90 Eur per day.
Near railway station
Pay and display parking