Gasthof zur Post Taxenbach
Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria
About Gasthof zur Post, Taxenbach
Gasthof zur Post (Taxenbach) is located right in the centre of the traditional village of Taxenbach.
Taxenbach is a quiet Austrian village with several shops and cafes - there is also a doctor's surgery.
The Zell am See lifts are 15 minutes away, which offer ideal progression for beginners and some challenging skiing for more capable skiers. The Kaprun glacier is also included in the pass, which gives your group the chance to ski at 3000m.
The accommodation is located on the second and third floors, away from the main Gasthof area and separated with a lockable entrance.
The rooms are of a good standard with 2-4 bedded rooms and also some bunk beds. All of the rooms are en suite.
You may be charged a damage deposit on arrival.
There is a small bar and café on the ground floor. The hotel also has it's own disco, which the group are able to use Monday-Thursday. There is also a recently modernised common room with TV, games and a comfortable seating area. There is a sauna available for adults.
Breakfast and dinner are served in the spacious, traditional dining room downstairs. A packed lunch is provided, so that the group does not have to return to the hotel during the day.
Towels are provided on the first day. Extras can be provided on request.
Inclusive lift pass: 6 day Europa pass - covers all lifts in Zell am See and Kaprun (including the Kitzsteinhorn glacier) and Saalbach-Hinterglemm
Lifts to: 3029m
Total number of lifts: 56
Marked pistes: 130km
Longest run: 6.5km
Ski bus included: Yes
Lift pass photo required: No
Snow cannon coverage: 60%
By coach: Departs Friday from school. Journey time from Calais - 16 hours.
By air: Flights to Munich. Coach transfer to resort - 3 hours.
Blue runs: 18
Red runs: 22
Black runs: 9
Beginners can enjoy top-of-the-mountain skiing - returning by gondola, gentle and open nursery slopes in the village as well as the Areitalm and the mid station of the Zellerbergbahn.
Intermediates will cover lots of ground on challenging runs and will appreciate the efficient interlinking lift system.
Swimming: Zell am See
Ice skating: Zell am See
Austrian bowling: Kaprun
Shops/Cafés: Zell am See and Kaprun
Llama walking: Kaprun
Ice hockey match (to watch): Zell am See
Pizza night: Zell am See / Kaprun
Ski show: Kaprun
Thermal baths: Kaprun
Discos: Zell am See
Mountain coaster: Kaprun
We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.