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WHERE: Bad Gastein, Austria - a unique boutique wellness destination
VIBE: Cozy, contemporary hillside hideway beloved by famous artists and thinkers
GUESTS: Alpine lovers who enjoy wellness options in a family-style setting

The power of joy and color in a traditional wellness destination


Nestled in the Austrian Alps, Hotel Hirt in Bad Gastein stands out as a vibrant gem known for its healing environment and distinctive charm. Its interior features eccentric furniture and colorful decor, creating an atmosphere that exudes joy and warmth, distinguishing it from traditional Austrian hospitality. The ambiance is welcoming and family-oriented, set against stunning landscapes that enhance its healing and joyful experience.

This unique atmosphere is deeply influenced by the passion of its owner, Evelyn Ikrath, who has a profound love for art, recognizing it as a fundamental element of the healing experience.

Renowned for centuries for its healing treatments, Haus Hirt is a small yet meticulously crafted boutique hotel that merges modern and classic design elements to create an inviting, homely atmosphere. Once a haven for celebrated artists and writers like Thomas Mann and Stefan Zweig, it now attracts modern free-thinkers and wanderers.

Wellness Options:

Haus Hirt’s Aveda Spa is a sanctuary of tranquility and rejuvenation, offering a range of wellness options in an intimate and unpretentious setting. The spa features an indoor pool, outdoor saunas, a steam bath, and a sun deck with stunning mountain views. The highlight of the wellness experience is the thermal spring water, rich in minerals and natural radon, known for its healing and revitalizing properties.

This water, which has been filtering through the Tauern mountains for over 3,000 years, emerges as a health-giving fountain of youth. Guests can indulge in various treatments, including beauty and cosmetic therapies, classic and Asian massages, Thalassotherapy, Fango mud packs, and anti-stress treatments. Haus Hirt’s wellness offerings are complemented by yoga sessions, both indoors and outdoors, taking advantage of the pure Alpine air.


The culinary experience at Haus Hirt is a delightful exploration of natural, flavorful, and wholesome cuisine. The hotel’s dining rooms, decorated in bright, alpine country-chic tones, offer a warm and inviting atmosphere for guests to enjoy their meals. The menu features a variety of dishes, from beloved family classics to health-conscious options, making it perfect for those on a spa program or simply looking to enjoy nutritious and delicious food.

Special menus for children ensure that younger guests are well catered for, with tasty treats that appeal to their palates. The hotel also offers a cozy snug where guests can unwind with late-night drinks and enjoy engaging conversations.


Haus Hirt is located in the picturesque spa resort town of Bad Gastein, Austria, often referred to as the Monte Carlo of the Alps. Perched on a hillside, the hotel offers panoramic views of the enchanting Alpine landscape.

To reach Haus Hirt, guests can fly into Salzburg Airport, which is the nearest major airport. From there, a scenic drive or a train ride through the mountains will lead to Bad Gastein. The town is well-connected by train, making it accessible from various parts of Austria and neighboring countries. 

Contact Property

Alpine Spa Hotel Haus Hirt

Kaiserhofstraße 14, 5640 Bad Gastein, Austria

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