Hotel the Crystal in Obergurgl is a high elevation, sophiscated ski hotel in Austria.
Located in Obergurgl at 1,930 meters (6,332-feet) right at the base of the Festkogl
gondola, this posh 4-star hotel is perfect for your Obergurgl ski holiday. From
the moment you enter The Crystal, you feel pampered. Crystal chandeliers and
mirrors reflect the Hotel name. The Reception staff greets you in the swank
lobby with a complimentary sparkling flute of Prosecco on sumptuous white
leather couches while bellmen take your luggage to your room.
Rooms in The Crystal range from the traditional Austrian style West Wing rooms
(recently renovated) with mountain views to the new most modern East
Wing which is cubic in design connected by a glass foot bridge, The Sky Walk.
Our East Wing Suite had floor to ceiling windows looking out at the ski slopes
of Obergurgl, radiant heat floors, a big balcony with chaise lounges, designer
couches, a mini-bar, and an elegant private bath with oversized tub and walk in
The Crystal Spa, a highlight of The Hotel, is gigantic and gorgeous,
encompassing two floors with family and adult sections. There are indoor and
outdoor pools with views of the Alps, sauna and steam rooms including an adult
nude section where several daily infusions are conducted in the Finnish sauna -
the highest most scenic sauna in the Tirol, with herbs and towel waving by the
spa staff. The Crystal Beauty Spa provides an endless array of treatments and
cosmetics. You could easily forget that you came to The Crystal to ski, except
that there is a view of Obergurgl’s ski peaks everywhere. See our
photo gallery of Hotel The
Hotel The Crystal has its own ski storage and boot dryer adjacent to a full
service ski shop, if you need clothing or rental equipment. From here you are
just a few steps to the Festkogl Gondola to start your
ski day at Obergurgl and
the slopes of Hochgurgl which are reached via the Top Express. At day’s end, you
ski right to the Hotel The Crystal for après ski or a soak in the scenic outdoor
Despite the glamorous décor, The Crystal is casual and relaxing, as skiers enjoy
après in the spacious Crystal Bar off the Lobby enjoying tea time snacks and
cocktails in their ski togs. An elaborate breakfast buffet and multi course
dinner are served in the elegant Crystal Dining Room in the West Wing. An
Italian restaurant, Salz & Pfeffer, and a Wine Lounge are also available to
guests, along with a Martini Bar in the Sportiv Hotel next door. In the evening, music and cocktails are enjoyed in the Crystal Bar.
There is also free WiFi (W-Lan) access in the Crystal Bar, but not the guest
Obergurl does not offer the crazy nightlife of nearby Solden, this is more of a
relaxing ski holiday. The Crystal is perfect for couples looking for a romantic
getaway, or families who want an easy ski holiday where everything from ski
school, the lifts and children’s programs are at your within steps.
un-crowded ski slopes and luxurious Crystal Hotel are a chance to getaway and
rest in a high alpine, high class setting.