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The Hetteggers ‘up close’
The Hetteggers ‘up close’

The Hetteggers ‘up close’

14-times Hettegger – for every need

You can thumb through books, browse brochures or ask Google. But nothing beats getting personal tips from your hosts. We Hetteggers are not only busy in the kitchen and behind the desk for you every day, we also get up close and personal. We are available for any ques-tions you may have. So, ask away.

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We’ve been able to help many of our guests. You can find the most frequently asked ques-tions & answers here.
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How many family members work in the hotel?

Twelve family members work in the Edelweiss.
Elke Hettegger
Elke Hettegger
Reception

How long has the Hotel Edelweiss been around?

The Edelweiss has been around since 1979. This is when the Edelweiss Grandma & Grandpa opened a guesthouse with 14 rooms.
Anna Hettegger
Anna Hettegger
Grandmother Hettegger

How long does it take to train for a cosmetics/foot care/massage career?

If you complete all three vocations in succession, the training takes a total of four years.
Karin Hettegger
Karin Hettegger
Junior Boss

What times do the swimming pool and sauna area stay open?

Our swimming pool and fitness room are open to our guests from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the sauna area from 10 a.m to 10 p.m.
Elke Hettegger
Elke Hettegger
Reception

How many alpine huts are there in Grossarl?

There are 40 managed alpine huts – which is why our valley is also called ‘The Valley of Mountain Huts’.
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Senior Boss

What is the highest peak in the Grossarltal?

The highest peak in the Grossarltal is the Keeskogel (2,884 m) in Hüttschlag. It is the only glacier and the highest mountain in the whole valley.
Karin Hettegger
Karin Hettegger
Junior Boss

How many rooms do you have?

We have 115 rooms and suites at the moment. When we have finished renovating, there will be 150 rooms.
Anna Hettegger
Anna Hettegger
Grandmother Hettegger

Where did you get your wonderful work clothes from?

We have a uniform dress code and we buy our clothes from ‘Almsommer’, the traditional dress company in Hüttschlag.
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Senior Boss

Does your valley guarantee to have snow?

Yes. More than 90% of the slopes can be given artificial snow. In 2016, the Grossarler Bergbahnen invested more than €8 million in snow-making systems, doubling the number of systems available.
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Peter Sen. Hettegger
Senior Boss

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