Resorts & Retreats Awards 2023

Resorts & Retreats Awards 2023 | 69 Based in Austria, Hotel Die Arlbergerin offers guests everything from warm and cosy rooms to hearty food, and an array of activities to boot. But the hotel also stands out for its commitment to sustainability. We learn more about this ‘green hotel’ from Barbara Kometer as it receives recognition for its efforts in the Resort and Retreat Awards 2023. Best Sustainable Ski Hotel 2023 - Austria future is as green as it can possibly be. In fact, this even extends as far as the food! The hotel boasts an excellent kitchen, in which homemade products such as jam and brown bread are regularly made. Once a week, Barbara organises a so-called ‘Green Day’, where she will make a range of delicious vegetarian dishes for guests. Another incentive is a green rate which has been added specifically for the nature-conscious of guests. “We are currently seeing a very big trend in environmental protection,” enthuses Barbara. “Our hotel attaches great importance to this. We do everything possible to keep our footprint as small as possible.” Contact Details Contact: Barbara Kometer Company: Hotel Die Arlbergerin Web Address: t. Anton am Arlberg is a very popular destination. In summertime, the area is popular for hiking holidays, e-bike holidays, motorbike holidays, and mountain bike holidays directly on the Arlberg. In winter, when the ski season approaches, Hotel Die Arlbergerin becomes one of the most popular four-star hotels in the area. Recently fully renovated, Hotel Die Arlbergerin is a traditional Tyrolean hotel that is run by siblings Barbara and Mathias Kometer who personally look after all guests, as well as give them local insider tips for the best descents. “The huge ski area offers countless opportunities for enthusiastic skiers,” explains Barbara Kometer from the hotel. “But you cannot only ski in winter. Whether it’s a ski tour, cross-country skiing, or just the fresh air in the Tyrolean mountains: everything is a dream! “In summer, there are just as many possibilities in St. Anton am Arlberg. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a leisurely hike or a high mountain tour. Everything is possible here. Bikers don’t miss out here either. With the mountain railways you can also travel comfortably up the mountains without having to exert yourself!” But that’s not all. Guests can revel in the comfort of the hotel rooms and have a great time in the restaurant and sauna area. All in all, Hotel Die Arlbergerin is the perfect place to have a holiday full of fun and relaxation. It is important to Barbara and the team that the Tyrolean tradition is upheld, and there is also a huge emphasis on ensuring that guests receive exceptional service for all of the time they are visiting Hotel Die Arlbergen. The entire team lives by these values and this ensures that every guest experiences them too and feels the personal touches they receive from the family-run establishment. “We focus on quality,” explains Barbara on how the dedicated staff base strives for excellence within the workplace. “It doesn't matter whether it’s the breakfast buffet, the culinary delights in the hotel, or the materials in our rooms.” As well as this, Hotel Die Arlbergerin attaches great importance to sustainability, and it is for its sustainable and environmental efforts that the hotel was recently recognised in the highly acclaimed Resort and Retreat Awards as Best Sustainable Ski Hotel 2023 – Austria. Understandably delighted by this prestigious accolade, the hotel and its team are now fully committed and dedicated to ensuring that its S