What makes a stay at Birkenhof so special?

  • Geographical setting – near Italy, Slovenia and Germany.
  • Mediterranean lifestyle and atmosphere in Carinthia, Austria’s southernmost state.
  • Easy access, good road infrastructure.
  • Far from main roads, located in a quiet mountainous region. During your stay with us, you can forget all about the noise and pollution of large urban centres.
  • Situated at 1,100 m above sea level, clean mountain air, no heat waves even in midsummer.
  • Alpine scenery, cleanliness, simplicity, peace and quiet.
  • Exceptionally well-furnished hotel.
  • 25 rooms and suites.
  • Bath set for the duration of your stay: bathrobe and sauna towel.
  • DVD player in the room and free DVD rental option.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Free parking.
  • Shuttle from train station or airport, for an extra fee.
  • A warm welcome with Hungarian hospitality and some nice suggestions to spend your time here.

Spa & Fitness

  • Free usage of the huge spa & wellness area with swimming pool (27-28 ºC / 120 cm deep) and sitting pool (34 ºC / 40-60 cm). Relax area with deck chairs from 7:30 until 19:00 and on Wednesdays until 21:00.
  • Sauna world: Finnish sauna, steam bath, infrared sauna, shower with built-in side water jets or with bucket shower
  • Massage treatments for the whole family, for an additional fee.
  • Gym equipped with Technogym exercise machines.
  • Squash court.
  • Specially-marked running trails around the hotel.
  • Sun terrace with comfy deck chairs.
  • Free bicycle rental for children and adults.
  • Free rental of Nordic walking poles.
  • Free rental of backpacks.
  • Free hiking map, descriptions of hiking trails, hiking GPS rental.
  • Tennis courts for an additional fee, located nearby.
  • Carinthia's highest golf course in the nearby with a fantastic view of Bad Kleinkirchheim and a picturesque mountain panorama (use for an additional fee).
  • Lido beach, water sports at the Millstatt Lake for an additional fee.
  • Participation facilities in organized hiking tours.
  • Free rental of sleds, use of ski storage.

Culinary delights

  • Half-board includes a rich breakfast buffet with local products and specialties. Fresh bread and pastries, special breads, Austrian hams and cheeses, cold cuts, liverwurst, freshly-cooked eggs, jam and honey (also in low-sugar versions), etc.
  • 4-course dinner - á la carte or buffet  (subject to occupancy)
  • 5-course culinary dinner with live piano music one time per week.
  • Special dietary requirements (gluten-free, lactose-free, etc.).
  • Wide variety of cocktails in our cozy hotel bar, selection of Hungarian and international wines.
  • Grill terrace.
  • Wine cellar.
  • Cigar room and terrace: enjoy the evening in intimate, convivial surroundings with fine cognacs, selected cigars and sophisticated cocktails. Try the wide variety of special coffees and enjoy the Mediterranean mood with soaking up the summer sun on the terrace.

For children

  • Well-equipped playroom for all ages on the same level as the restaurant.
  • PlayStation room.
  • Colouring books, as well as board games and books that may be borrowed.
  • Free bicycle rental for children. Child seats that can be fitted on an adult bicycle.
  • Trampoline and well-equipped playground in our garden.
  • Pizza party for an additional fee.
  • Child-friendly menu and highchairs.
  • Room furnishings (baby changing table, cot/crib, baby food warmer, etc.)
  • Pram that may be borrowed for free.
  • Babysitting (for an additional fee)