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Ellmau Ski Resort and Village

| Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser, Ellmau 6352, Austria
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Great place to base yourself for the Skiwelt, Jan-Feb 2017

Fantastic place for a ski holiday. Good access to the huge Skiwelt ski area. Friendly people. Good... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
ToddyLegs
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
March 2017 visit

Stayed in large private apartment and have been pleasantly suprised by a lovely town. A near end of... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
sezSussex
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| Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser, Ellmau 6352, Austria
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Fantastic place for a ski holiday. Good access to the huge Skiwelt ski area. Friendly people. Good food. Great beer at reasonable prices. Good snowmaking facilities. Pistes great for the first couple of hours and a bit slushy after that. Would recommend going in mid-Jan...More

Thank ToddyLegs
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in large private apartment and have been pleasantly suprised by a lovely town. A near end of season holiday , very rainy weather but it turned out the skiing was actually very good despite the rain. The supermarket was closed on Sunday unfortunately, but...More

Thank sezSussex
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A friendly location with good slopes and plenty of access to other areas via lifts. The only problem was the weather. We would suggest going in February.

1  Thank Easyeat23
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stayed here the last 2 years, self catering the 1st year but half board at Hotel Claudia this time around. Both experiences were very good, although our children 17 & 15 did not enjoy all the food this year. Although they appreciated it was good...More

Thank GrahamP66
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Nice little village, that is calme enough in the evening and nights, so that you can go with families, but also enough pubs and bars, that you can enjoy with your friends. Excellent tourist attitute.

Thank 944lukasm
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We chose Ellmau because its where me and my chikldren learned to ski. We returned so our grandchildren could enjoy the ski school. We all had a great week our grandchildren had a great teacher in Celine who brought them on well and they are...More

Thank RogerSEyre
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Ellmau every winter since February 2015. At first we were spending Christmas in the also lovely village of Niederau (some 25 minutes driving south west of Ellmau), and the February half term holiday in Ellmau. But we have come to love...More

1  Thank RJ046
Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a lovely little village. Very compact but good access to other villages with a good network of lifts. Can be crowded early on but it soon settles down and there's plenty of space for everyone. Regular free ski buses running through the village all...More

Thank BowcockFamily
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The facilities are world class, the variety of ski run options from beginners through to the experts. Wide open ski runs all perfectly groomed, to narrow winding roads for the adventurous. The ski routes enable you to travel many kilometres to numerous restaurants/rest areas. It...More

Thank johnU9783CE
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

What better than the whole area home run challenge? You will NOT (I have never in 45 years) find a better ski area, ever! A whole day blast from Ellmau to Brixen home run, up to Westendorf and their home run to the village, back...More

1  Thank Jim_Oxford
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philwoodside
21 May 2017|
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Response from Jim_Oxford | Reviewed this property |
The nearest main train stations to Ellmau are Wőrgl (10km), Kufstein (10km) and St Johann in Tirol (21km) with regular post bus services running from train stations to Sőll, Scheffau, Ellmau and Going.
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chrisandclive
28 February 2017|
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Response from RJ046 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Chris and Clive, Ellmau is a beautiful alpine resort. My understanding is that you will be travelling during winter, so I will describe the winter setup (we've never been there in the summer - yet). Indeed in the winter... More
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