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Ellmau Ski Resort and Village

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Address: | 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 food. Great beer at reasonable prices. Good snowmaking facilities. Pistes great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 to mid-Feb for the best of the snow, or book late if snow looks good.

Thank ToddyLegs
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 nice restaurants and good free ski bus to gondola made it a good few days.

Thank sezSussex
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

Thank Easyeat23
Wirral, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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 quality food they preferred it when we ate out on the evenings last year when... More 

Thank GrahamP66
Vlasim, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 already looking forward to next year. I though the skiing may be limited for the... More 

Thank RogerSEyre
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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 Ellmau so much, that from this winter we have been spending both our December and... More 

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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 day.

Thank BowcockFamily
Binningup, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 would take years of holidaying there to see them all. I thought the prices in... More 

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United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 up to the top again and another home run back to Brixen. Gondola up to... More 

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