Kühtai - Tyrol - Austria
This noble hunting residence is a personally run, tradition-rich winter sports hotel with complete comforts, pine-paneled dining rooms and excellent cuisine.
Tradition-rich winter sports hotel with an aristocratic soul
Located at 2,000 m above sea level, Jagdschloss Kühtai is a noble hotel with an aristocratic soul, whose new owners, in cooperation with Christian, Count of Stolberg-Stolberg, a great-great grandchild of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Elisabeth, have taken a courageous step forward into today’s world. The hunting lodge was gently revitalized, surprising guests with architecture which celebrates the long and valuable history of this house, while at the same time creating sensitive contrasts.
In the beautiful mountain world of Sellrain Valley
The large, gloriously panoramic sun-terraces right next to the piste invite guests to enjoy a pleasant timeout from skiing. And in the evening, guests can look forward to a 5-course gala dinner. The castle bar wafts with the fragrances of white pine, while a fire crackles in the hearth. The wine cellar, enclosed by centuries-old stone walls, provides the perfect setting to taste an array of rare vintages. The interior of this establishment greets guests with pine-paneled lounges and 17th-cent. rooms fit for a prince. The “Count’s Room” on the upper floor offers a successful cross-over encompassing gold-painted paneled ceilings, broad surfaces of wallpaper with Habsburg portraits, and reinterpretations of the noble interior décor. Likewise in the restaurants, veranda and lobby, you will encounter surprising-yet-harmonious contrasts, which beguile and captivate. Modern architecture meets centuries-old tradition.
A House with History
The history of this house is as omnipresent as ever. It was here that Emperor Maximilian found shelter in the 15th century. Prince Leopold V, offspring of the Tyrolean line of the Habsburg family, transformed the original building into a hunting lodge in 1620. In 1893, Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Elisabeth purchased the estate; In 1952, the princely hunting residence became today’s “Jagdschloss Kühtai”, an utterly comfortable winter sports hotel with a very rich history. Those who love mountains, outstanding food, successful architecture and colorful history are certain to find a home-away-from-home here. Enjoy imperial hospitality at 2,000 m above sea level.
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