Junges Hotel Zell am See
Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria
"Always a strong point of this trip. They look after us very well." - Aberdeen Grammar School
"Overall a good hotel. Decent food and accommodation." - The John Fisher School
About Junges Hotel Zell am See
The Haus der Jugend is a newly refurbished modern style youth hostel. It is in an excellent lakeside location with superb views of the Kaprun glacier.
The Areitbahn ski-lifts are approximately one mile from the hostel and it is only 15-20 minutes to the Kaprun ski area and glacier.
The hostel has capacity for 106 guests, with 56 beds on the first floor and 50 beds on the second floor.
There is a spacious dining room, operating a canteen style service. Meals are varied and of a good standard.
Accommodation is provided in mainly 4 - 6 bedded rooms all with en suite facilities.
Bunk beds are used throughout. Twin rooms are normally provided for staff. Guests should bring their own towels.
You may be charged a damage deposit on arrival.
Inclusive lift pass: 6 day Europa pass - covers all lifts in Zell am See and Kaprun, including the Kitzsteinhorn glacier
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.