Omesberg 331, A – 6764 Lech
Ms. Gertrud Schneider and Mrs. Irmgard Schneider
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Ms. Gertrud Schneider ,born and bred Austrian, life-long resident of Lech, Hotel addict and avid skier.
Follower of the sunshine and art collector. Member of the International board of directors of Small Luxury Hotels of the World since 2008, Managing Director and owner of Kristiania Lech, president of KUL art club.
Luxury retreat, 5 star, Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
All-in concept while Private Summer Edition in 2021.
History & Story
It is a mountain escape in an intimate and elegant family-run hotel, available to only a handful of guests, where you can enjoy unrivalled privacy, exceptional cuisine on demand included in the rates, a reading butler who sources your favourite books, a day packed with art and culture, hiking in pristine nature during summer, skiing in Austria’s most exclusive skiing area all winter long, a cinema under the stars…
Life at the Summer Edition is a program full of curated experiences and a mountain escape different by design. Kristiania Lech, is famous for its fully unique style. Cozy elegance, delightful comfort, eclectic glamour, effortless artsiness – immersed in another dimension in which time loses all meaning. Walking through the art gallery, lunching on the terrace or in the Schanigarten, skiing the perfect groomers are ski touring pristine valleys off the beaten track, drinking tea with a view to the sun-kissed mountain peaks, lazing in the spa, enjoying a lobster and chips in your room in the middle of the night, drinking a cocktail at the bar while listening to the DJ… This magical atmosphere reigns both day and night and all summer or winter long.
We invite epicureans, art lovers, the adventurous kind and those who simply want peace of mind at Kristiania Lech. With unlimited gourmet delights included and a limited number of rooms and suites, this is your chance to choose an extraordinary vacation.
Imagine an escape in an intimate family-run and elegant hotel, available to only a handful of guests, where you can enjoy unrivalled privacy, exceptional cuisine on demand included in the rates, a reading butler who sources your favourite books, a day packed with art & culture, fresh powder runs in winter, beautiful nature hikes in summer, a cinema under the stars… Or you could stop imagining and simply ask for an invitation?
All-in fully catered concept
Truly memorable and bespoke service with curated experiences, number of very private concierge and butler services that give our guests the ultimate vacation experience. Picnic in the meadows, reading butler, cinema under the stars, star gazing…
For more information: https://www.summeredition.at/
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Truly memorable and bespoke service with curated experiences, number of very private concierge and butler services that give our guests the ultimate ski vacation experience. Eg. Picnic in the snow, reading butler, cinema under the stars, star gazing…
Lech, the birthplace of Alpine skiing, world’s best-known skiing & hiking regions the natural landscape and the character of the village set Lech apart from most other resorts today.
Key sites/activities in the area
Biking, Hiking, Deer watching, Pure Nature
Hotel is founded as a private lodge by Austria’s first alpine Olympic Champion, Othmar Schneider.
Legendary skier meets art collector atmosphere with a little bit of rock star…. New luxury ski chalet House Hannes Schneider Stuben, childhood home of Hannes Schneider (not related) father of modern time skiing, can be booked on a excuslive basis.
Children are welcome during children holidays otherwise adults only.
• Number of suites:
4 Guest rooms
2 Junior Suites
With only 15 rooms & suites available, Kristiania Lech will not merely look private, it will sound private too. All categories exude elegance and comfort, while expressing our delightful artistic attitude… and if you find it too quiet to sleep, you can call our sleeping butler who will create an atmosphere that is just right for you.
• Number of Luxury rooms: 12
• Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 12
Restaurants & Bars
We have 65,392 restaurants. Well, not exactly, but given that we can offer what you want, when you want, wherever you want it, the options are almost endless. Our Unlimited Gastronomy service takes our already renowned culinary flair to the next level. Whether you wish to savour a healthy nutritional vegan plate, a traditional Austrian meal paired with a regional wine, enjoy Crêpes Suzette at 3pm at a comfortable private table set up or have a brunch at midnight while our butler reads A Movable Feast to you and Dean Martin’s Blue Moon plays in the background, the choice is yours and yours alone. What’s more, it’s all included!
• Small in-house private spa with finish sauna: In case you missed it, privacy is paramount at Kristiania Lech. As a result, you can enjoy our retro-chic spa all to yourself. Leave your worries (and everything and everyone else) at the door and immerse yourself in Susanne Kaufmann’s Austrian organic and sustainable products, an après mountain ritual treatment, a spa bath of bliss…and perhaps a bottle of Champagne under our Jacuzzi’s disco ball?
• Complimentary membership in a state of the art spa in Lech including outside pool.
• Swimming pool and gym
Corporate & Celebration Events
• Possibility of hotel-exclusive booking for corporates and families.
• Birthday or company celebration events at the hotel or art talks exclusively a tour cozy Kaminzimmer.
• Tanz café Arlberg : jazz/soul/blues band playingatour Rote Bar.
• Contempory classic music evening in January and outdoor art installations and writers in residence programme.
Meet the artist
We pride ourselves in creating unique and memorable experiences that deliver a smorgasbord of sensations and this season will be even more remarkable than usual. By converting a selection of suites into private galleries that celebrate our outstanding artists in residence, and placing creative surprises throughout our hotel, you will find something new and inspiring around every corner.
Extra Notable Features
• Picnic in the meadows
• Star-gazing, deer-watching.
• Outdoor cinema with selected movies & finger food & drinks once a month.
• Reading butler service, packing and etiquette school.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
Gault Millau 2 toques
Gault Millau 2 toques
Wine Spectator Award
Number of employees