Kristiania Lech

Lech am Arlberg, Austria

In the famous Arlberg area of the Austrian Alps

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Important information: This hotel is currently closed and will re-open on 05 Dec 2014. Reservations can be made now for stays after this date.

At a glance

29 rooms

An exquisitely decorated Alpine retreat with the feel of a private residence rather than a hotel, Kristiania Lech Hotel is just a short walk from the centre of the upmarket ski resort of Lech. With a host of special services including a ski valet, bath butler, reading butler and a leisure time consultant, Kristiania takes service to another level.


In the heart of Lech, a 90-minute drive from Innsbruck and 180 kms from Zurich Airport.


Things to enjoy

Skiing and cross-country skiing from hotel, heli-skiing, sauna and Jacuzzi, helipad.

Number of floors: 3
Number of lifts: 1

In detail

The atmosphere at Kristiania Lech Hotel is one of understated sophistication with a real homely feel. The 29 bedrooms and suites are individually and charmingly decorated with original pieces of art and striking yet tasteful colours. The rooms have wonderful views over the village of Lech and towards the Alps.

Kristiania Lech Hotel is happy to provide a personal ski guide to show you the best ski pistes and routes in the Arlberg. After a day on the pistes, enjoy a special therapeutic massage treatment in your room, followed by an oil bath and a glass of champagne. Then dine in one of the restaurants and end the day with an after-dinner drink in the bar, accompanied by music.


In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Kristiania Lech

Single Room

Our Single Rooms offer a classic elegance furnished with antiques and fine art. The rooms are situated on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor and feature village or mountain views, complimentary wifi and Kristiania amenities. They range from 18-25 sq. metres with a queen bed, on request we can reserve a room with a balcony or an interconnecting room to a Double Room, Junior Suite or Suite.

Kristiania Lech

Double Room

Custom designed Double Rooms combine elegant furnishing with antiques and fine art. The rooms range from 25-30 sq. metres and are equipped with Krisitiania amenities, complimentary wifi, one double or two single beds with a breathtaking view over the Austrian Alps or Lech village.

Kristiania Lech

Junior Suite

Spacious rooms with a distinctive Austrian accent, where the centrepiece is an elegant display of original contemporary art. The tranquil Junior Suites range between 35-40 sq. metres. and feature either one double or two single beds, complimentary wifi and Kristiania amenities. On request we can reserve a room with a balcony or an interconnecting room to a Single, Double room or to the Duplex Suite.

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Suites are located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors and offer a breathtaking view of the high peaks of the Alps or the pictoresque village of Lech. They feature a double bed and have a size of 50 sq. metres, complimentary wifi and Kristiania amenities are also included.

Kristiania Lech

Deluxe Suite

Located on the second floor, the Alpine Suite features a working fireplace with magnificent views over the of the high peaks surrounding the valley.This 60 sq. metres contemporary suite is warmly decorated with antiques,original contemporary art featuring a king size bed dressed in fine Egyptian linens with a handcrafted headboard and Austrian cashmere comforters.

Kristiania Lech

Penthouse Suite

Penthouse Suite situated on the top floor with absolutely unique views over Lech, offering accommodation for up to four guest. The 100sqm expansive suite features a separate living and dining area and is tastefully appointed with antiques,original contemporary art and lighting. It has two double bedrooms and two bathrooms.For the ultimate luxury, book the Penthouse Suite interconnecting to a Junior Suite.


The rooms at Kristiania Lech are seriously luxurious if simple in style. But that's its charm. There's an infectious conviviality about the hotel bar where it's easy to make friends especially with one of the many malts on offer. The restaurant will take you to new heights: superb cuisine and a great choice of wines with impeccable service. The Health Club will reinvigorate you after skiing or hiking. Or, you can relax on the sun deck and simply enjoy the therapy of the view.

Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Bell service
  • Butler service
  • Car Parking ( at cost )
  • CD / DVD library
  • Chauffeur driven car
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Direct billing
  • Doctor on call
  • Dogs accepted
  • DVD /CD Library
  • Exclusive Use
  • Florist
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Guests relation services
  • High speed Internet in public areas
  • High speed Internet in guest rooms
  • Honour bar
  • Ice machines
  • IDD telephones
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • Laptop Rental
  • Laundry service
  • Limousine service
  • Luggage services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nanny service
  • Pets Allowed at a charge
  • Porters
  • Pressing service
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Shoe shine service
  • Shuttle service
  • Ski hire
  • Sommelier
  • Themed Events
  • Turn-down service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake up calls
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Art gallery
  • Boutique/Gift shop
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Luggage storeroom
  • Pets accepted
  • Sauna
  • Wine Cellar

Family facilities

  • Baby listening
  • Baby sitting
  • Cots
  • Creche
  • Family rooms
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Children's Meals

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian


There are several excellent dining options at the hotel. Within the restaurant there are three dining rooms in which you are pampered according to every virtue of Austrian hospitality. Excellent Austrian cuisine and finest wines presented with impeccable service and style. The Kristiania, The Kaminzimmer is perfect for a private dinner party or a fine après dinner glass of splendid port, cognac, single malt or Austrian Schnaps. The Rote Bar with its extremely well stocked cellar of malts, with also light lunches and tea served during the day.


When Ralph Laurent meet Heidi, ..... The Kaminzimmer is perfect for a private dinner party or a fine apres dinner glass of splendid port, cognac, single malt or Austrian Schnaps. The Kaminzimmer is also a private sitting room with an open fire place and nostalgic atmosphere for small informal meetings.

Restaurant details
Type: International Cuisine
Dress Code: casual
Opening Hours:

7 p.m. till midnight.

Smoking: Yes (Smoking)

Kristiania Restaurant

Within the restaurants there are three dining rooms in which you are pampered according to every virtue of Austrian hospitality. The Kristiania is a showplace of refined elegance and exceptional style. The serene ambience is enhanced by original contemporary paintings and artworks. Objects d'art, original antiques, fresh flowers, fine table linens are among the decorative elements that make the Kristiania warm and inviting. Our chef's selected style of cooking is complemented by an enviable wine list. The Kristiania's bountiful wine collection features more than 200 labels - nearly 4500 bottles - from Europe's finest vineyards, offering such pleasures as Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Puligny-Montrachet, Brunello Biondi Santi, Sassicaia but emphasising Austrian wines. Excellent and selected Austrian cuisine and finest wines are as natural to us as impeccable service and style. The ambience is enlivened by exclusive art works, while you enjoy discreet elegance, the stock in trade at the Kristiania, perceptible the moment the door opens. Membership in La Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin is both a challenge and a hallmark at the Kristiania.

Restaurant details
Type: International Cuisine
Dress Code: smart casual, a jacket in the evening for men
Opening Hours: 7.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. , from 7 p.m.
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)
Awards: Gault et Millau

Rote Bar

The new Rote Bar is an elegant and lavish canopied meeting place. A newly designed bar, sumptuous fabrics in red, gold and grey as well as a mix of antique and contemporary furniture, antique carpets and original paintings and objects d'art complement the typical and unique Kristiania atmosphere. Piano Evenings every week. The bar entertains in style. The focus of the well stocked cellar are malts and schnaps (Austrian speciality). Here you will find light lunches and tea served during the day, before dinner refreshing aperitifs or relaxing good night cups later in the evening.

Restaurant details
Type: International Cuisine
Dress Code: casual during the day time, smart casual in the evening (men need not wear a tie)
Opening Hours:

11 a.m. till midnight.

Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Kristiania Terrace

The terrace is the perfect venue for a lunch, drink, tea or coffee from February until well after Easter and for a stylish “Chill out” on our comfortable deckchairs with superb downy cushions and blankets.

Restaurant details
Type: International Cuisine
Dress Code: casual
Opening Hours: 11 a.m. untill sundown
Smoking: Yes (Smoking)


Foreign Exchange (on the property). Boutiques. Gift shops. Barber / Hairdresser. Doctor's Offices. Dentist and private clinic. Pharmacy. Supermarket. Ski Rental. Church


  • Hairdresser - Nearby
  • Ice Skating - Nearby
  • Indoor Swimming Pool - Nearby
  • Jacuzzi - On Site
  • Jogging Track - Nearby
  • Skiing - On Site
  • Tennis - Nearby

Meetings and Business

Voltage in function room area: 220 V. Pin board. Flip chart. Overhead projector. Slide projector / remote control. Video camera. Video recorder. Videa beamer. Technicians available

Getting there

Hotel Address

Kristiania Lech
Omesberg 331
6764 Lech am Arlberg. Austria Lech am Arlberg6764Austria


To major city: Bregenz 90 km. To international airport one way / round trip: Zurich Switzerland 124 miles / 200 km / Taxi Euro 350 / Limo Euro 330. Innsbruck Austria: 70 miles / 110 km / Taxi Euro Euro 250 / Limo Euro 235. To main rail station: Langen am Arlberg: 12 miles / 20 km / Taxi Euro 41. To airport bus station 0.3 miles. To heliport 2. Hotel - own shuttle bus to centre available free of charge.. Train station: no station at resort but refer to above re main rail station. Local airport: local heliport. International airports: Zurich, Switzerland. Bus station: 0.3 km. Motorway: 30 km. Car rental: at resort. Shopping district: 0.3 km. City centre: 0.3 km. Limo fare - airport: Euro 330. Pick up service: on request. Transfer info - Car rental: snow chains required. Taxi, limousine or shuttle bus recommended!


Nearest international airport: Zürich (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Innsbruck (More than 50 Km.)

Trains & Buses

Nearest train station: Langen am Arlberg (10 Km.)
Nearest bus or coach station: Lech am Arlberg (Less than 1 Km.)

Car Rental

Nearest car rental office: Lech (Less than 1 Km.)


Arriving from West: Take highway A14 (Feldkirch via Stuben and Flexenpass) . Arriving from East: Take highway A12 (Innsbruck or Landeck via the Arlbergpass and Flexenpass. Arriving in Lech first street left after gas station.

Near Kristiania Lech

International ski training, Arlberg Ski Area, St. Anton, Swarovski Crystal World, Principeau de Lichtenstein, Lake Constance, Bregenzer Wald Valley.


  • Arlberg
  • Bregenz
  • Crystal World Swarovski Wattens
  • Innsbruck
  • Lake of Constance
  • Lech
  • Principau de Liechtenstein
  • Schubertiade, Schwarzenberg
  • St. Gallen
  • Vaduz
  • Zuers

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