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Hotel Gamshof
Ranked #16 of 48 Hotels in Kitzbuhel
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 April 2013

After an 8 year gap it was great to ski again and The Hotel Hofer & the friendly Crystal staff certainly made the experience memorable.
The food was plentiful and tasty. The choice of a cooked breakfast, toast, rolls, ham, cheese, yoghurt & cereal eating as much or as little as you want will set you up for the day. Although half board we were offered a packed lunch which we took on a few occasions. After a day on the slopes it was back to the hotel for afternoon tea & a generous slice of cake & cookies. The free bar opened soon after and we all enjoyed the beer & wine. The 3 course evening meal was exceptional and of a high standard.
On our 1st morning we took a taxi costing only 8 euros to the Intersport Rent, next to the gondola where we hired a heated locker for our skis & boots which was a great help. We walked every day to & from the gondola which took about 12 minutes it was a very easy walk which was a bit of a warm up or cool down for our aching muscles
The resort was full of beautiful old buildings with very fashionable shops. Our holiday was the last week of the season so we found some of the shops and bars closed but there was still enough for us to do.
The skiing was made all the better for the late dump of snow at the beginning of the week and we had some glorious days taking every opportunity to ski as many runs as we could.
We will most definitely return

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

The hotel is of traditional design with a small public area. We found the hotel and our room comfortable and clean. The staff very friendly and helpful. The food was very good with a choice at dinner which never disappointed. The hotel provided us with a packed lunch every day which was also very good and saved us loads and picnicing on the slopes was good fun. Afternoon tea was lovely to come back to after a day on the slopes and well done to the baker, the cake was delicious.
The hotel is very near the bus stop which takes you to the Gondola, but we rented a lock up at the Intersport near the Gondola for 6 euros a day and were able to leave three sets of ski's and boots in. This made the walk to and from the Gondola every day an easy 15min walk through the town, definitely worth considering. We would recommend this hotel for it's good value and the professional way it is run by the staff. Thank you Crystal for a lovely holiday.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Janet b
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Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

My friends and I have just spent a great week at the Hofer.
The staff had a great 'can do' attitude with nothing too much trouble.
We enjoyed our days on the slopes skiing and snowboarding, and the packed lunches provided were always good.
The evening meals were excellent.
Great 3 course meals with a good red wine and great service made for a perfect start to some of the best evenings we have had.
Thanks to the Crystal staff for making a holiday which we will long remember.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

We had a great week in Kitzbuhel, staying at the Hotel Hofer. The staff were great, very friendly and provided a really quick and efficient dinner service.

The room we had was large enough, clean and comfortable....even had BBC1 on the TV if you ever spend more than a few mins in your room. We had a large balcony on the top floor with views across the town and onto the main slope. Our room also had a decent bathroom with everything we needed and a good shower. NB if you need a hair dryer, then take one.

The hotel is ideally located in between the 2 main lifts, 5 mins to the Kitbuhel Horn and 10 mins to the Hannenkamn. If you go to the Hannenkamn, ensure you find the lift, just down from the bus stop, through the shopping centre, which cuts out an extra 5 min walk. I'm not sure why people have made comments on here regarding it being in a bad location - it isn't!

Crystal provide a 3 course meal every day apart from Weds, you have a choice of 2 dishes for each course and the food is of a good standard, probably better than you'd expect.

All in all, we definitely recommend this hotel and it is great value for money!

Room Tip: We were in room 330 - right at the top so a few flights of stairs but quiet, comfortable and had a g...
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

I stayed in the hotel on a recent ski holiday, the hotel was comfortable and clean, the rooms were a little dated however. The food was very good and the staff were fantastic all very friendly and helpful.The bus stop to take you to the ski lift & other resorts was just across the road (1 mins walk) 8/10

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

This Hofer hotel is a good base for those on a budget. Rooms, although a little dated, are large with en suite facilities. There were plenty of toiletries supplied. We were a large family party and all agreed the food was excellent. Lager was very nice but the wine was just drinkable. Tea/coffee is availabe 24hrs. It was an easy walk to the centre of town, once you know where the lift is!!! The best part of the holiday is the staff. Always cheerful/helpful and couldn't do enough for you.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Hotel was ok, decent location, close to free resort bus. A bit of trek to the other end of town and to the main bar areas but not more than a 10 minute walk. The place could do with a spruce up but it is a standard run of the mill crystal club hotel and as with many places, the staff make up for any negatives. Decent size rooms with en suite, good food, good bar, good ski locker room. Would recommend to others. Nightlife is great

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Travellingsav
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Additional Information about Hotel Gamshof

Address: Franz-Erler-Strasse 7, Kitzbuhel 6370, Austria (Formerly Hofer Hotel)
Region: Austria > Austrian Alps > Tirol > Kitzbuhel
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
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Ranked #16 of 48 Hotels in Kitzbuhel
Price Range: £108 - £278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gamshof 3*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Gamshof is ideally located about 2 - 3 minutes walk from the bustling pedestrianised town centre of Kitzbuhel where you'll find everything from festivals, brass bands and markets. After all the excitement of the town centre you can come back to the hotel and relax in our friendly and welcoming bar which comes complete with TV. Alternatively, catch the last of the afternoon sun outside on the terrace. We are a small , cosy and friendly hotel close to centre of Kitzbuehel. We offer bed and breakfast a stylish-cosy Gamsbar, sauna and skiroom all for a very competitive price. Limited parking space at the hotel is available (reservations for parking cannot be taken). ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hofer Hotel Kitzbühel

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