The Best Hotels to Book in Leogang, Austria

Retreat to Hotel Krallerhof's cosy reception room after a day exploring Leogang
Retreat to Hotel Krallerhof's cosy reception room after a day exploring Leogang | © Hotel Krallerhof / Expedia
Photo of Toni DeBella
6 December 2021

Backdropped by towering mountain spires, the village of Leogang is only an hour’s drive from Salzburg. It’s one of Austria’s top alpine destinations, and snowy ski runs and rutted cross-country tracks – just minutes from the city centre – draw thousands of winter sports enthusiasts each year. If travelling to Leogang during the summer months, you’ll find it a perfect base from which to experience the area’s world-class hiking trails and mountain biking paths. Here’s our picks of the village’s best hotels – all bookable on Culture Trip.

Salzburger Hof Leogang, for cosy cabins

The exterior of Salzburger Hof Leogang against the backdrop of snowy mountains
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Steps away from a mountain gondola that whisks visitors to a ski area and bike park, the Salzburger Hof Leogang is perfectly positioned for loads of alpine frolicking. Each of the rooms and suites features traditional wood details that are well juxtaposed with the furnishing’s contemporary lines. Take in the view from the hotel rooftop, get a massage at the spa or take a dip in the infinity pool. Guests who want to get away from it all can book the Abergalm Hut – a rustic cabin tucked into the mountains outside of town.

Das Rivus, for living alpine to the fullest

Room at Das Rivus with a double bed and seating area
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Located in the heart of the Salzburg mountains, Das Rivus is so much more than your run-of-the-mill boutique hotel. Epitomising Alpine living, spacious rooms and suites provide comforting calm through soft tones and muted colours, while 17 well-equipped apartments become sophisticated homes away from home. Start the day with a delightful breakfast spread and end on a high note – feasting on the on-site restaurant’s innovative Austrian dishes made with ingredients sourced locally.

Hotel Krallerhof, for unique decor

An indoor fire pit in the centre of a seating area at Hotel Krallerhof
Retreat to Hotel Krallerhof's cosy reception room after a day exploring Leogang | © Hotel Krallerhof / Expedia
With a setting that’s nothing short of magnificent, the Altenberger family have been providing five-star excellence for four generations. At the Hotel Krallerhof, every room is unique and comes with striking African wenge wood floors, living areas with sofa beds and private balconies. Should you upgrade beyond the basic rooms, expect indulgences such as open fireplaces, freestanding bathtubs and infrared saunas. Taking wellness and relaxation seriously, the Krallerhof spa’s holistic experiences include massage, beauty treatments and personal training.

Hotel Der Löwe LEBE FREI, for plenty of activities

A doubled bed in a room heavily decorated with wood at Hotel Der Löwe LEBE FREI
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Smack bang in the centre of Leogang, the Hotel Der Löwe LEBE FREI is a hub for outdoor activity, thanks to the nearby family lift up to a slope that leads back to the hotel. The 45 rooms – all classic in style – feature wood parquet floors and mountain views. Some suites come generously equipped with balconies, fireplaces, soaking tubs and saunas. After a long day traversing the mountain, enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail at the sophisticated Lions Lounge Digestif Bar with a cool walk-in Vinothèque.

Puradies, for a luxury spa day

A sauna at Puradies with a view of the mountains
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With so much pure wellness at your fingertips, the splurge-worthy Puradies is a hotel that oozes with understated luxury. A unique mountain escape, opt for an extra measure of solitude by booking one of the hotel’s exclusive chalets. The farmhouse-cum-main structure’s luminous rooms and airy suites that overlook the unspoilt Salzburg Alps are the most coveted. There’s a spa, of course – and in warmer months, families can enjoy the natural swimming pond and active organic farm with a petting zoo.

Hotel Leonhard, for endless amenities

The restaurant at Hotel Leonhard featuring wooden floors and ceiling
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Set in the shadow of the Leoganger Steinberge, Hotel Leonhard is where paradise is found. Each of the 110 well-appointed rooms are in step with the times – if you’re looking for extra comfort, ask for a suite with a sitting area and south-facing balcony. Amenities abound here with a smart restaurant serving regional specialties, a humongous indoor pool, indoor and outdoor sauna areas, and panoramic pine wood sauna. No need to hurry, either – lull the afternoon away on a sunbed from which vistas are as good as they get.

Modern Holiday Home in Leogang With Private Sauna, for a home from home

Living area with a grey corner sofa, television and chimney at Modern Holiday Home in Leogang With Private Sauna
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Great for a group of friends or large family, this Modern Holiday Home in Leogang With Private Sauna sleeps up to 14 people. The five-bedroom, four-bath contemporary mountain retreat is tastefully decorated and features a stone fireplace, ceramic tile floors, a living room with an open-plan kitchen and a private wellness area.

Spacious Chalet in Leogang Salzburg With Large Terrace, for family-friendly fun

Neighbouring chalets in front of the mountains in Leogang, featuring balconies and outdoor seating
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While many flock to high-brow spa resorts, travelling families often prefer more low-key accommodations. Located in the suburbs of Leogang, find your peace at this Spacious Chalet in Leogang Salzburg. The chalet has four bedrooms so there’s plenty of space to spread out. Expect the usual amenities – such as free wifi, a washer/dryer and parking – plus a few you won’t expect, including ski-boot storage and a charging station for electric cars.

Cosy Apartment With Sauna in Leogang, for a weekend in the sauna(s)

Living area with a sofa, two armchairs and a television in the Cosy Apartment With Sauna in Leogang
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Catering to the do-it-yourself holidaymakers, the two-bedroom Cosy Apartment With Sauna in Leogang is a pad you can call home – at least for a short while. Living spaces are warmed with radiating floor heating and feature an L-shaped sofa, generously sized kitchen and a garden and deck to enjoy the outdoors – weather permitting. The pièce de résistance is not one, but two in-house saunas.

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