Griaß di, Servus.

Tradition and Lifestyle since 1929.

Welcome in EAST-Tyrol, in the beautiful city and "Bergsteigerdorf" Kartitsch, in a very special house. Everything except Ordinary. Angled and grown. Not big but not small either. Definitely big enough to be really cozy. Only 28 rooms. All identical and natural and made from outstanding natural material. Stone pine. Oak. Larch. Old wood. Steel. Straightforward and casual. Stylish and cozy. Craftsmanship from East Tyrol. Full power of nature in and around our house. Far from the mainstream. Just as we like it



Waldruhe anno dazumal

NEW in winter 2020.

In autumn, there is a lot going on again in the Waldruhe.

The final phase of the renovation. What exactly? In short, everything that does not yet fit is made to fit. A lot of history and tradition, nature and lifestyle are combined in a casual ambience.

Focus on all bathrooms. And we can promise one thing. These become anything "except" ordinary. Casual. Clear lines and high quality materials.

The restaurant area gets new tables made of old oak. This is also properly restyled with old wood.

The balconies and the facade in the extension are also being renewed with larch wood. Cabinets in oak and stone pine. New lighting concept.

Stone. Steel. Old wood.

But the best thing to do is to look at everything yourself. Because after this renovation, our old "lady" is really restyled. And with a lot of taste. You definitely should. Because it's going to be casual.

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Family business since 1929.

We are Franz Jr., Steffi and Greta Maria, dad Franz Senior, mom Maria and of course Grandma Paula. Everyone is IN. Uncomplicated and real. Authentic. Without stars and seals. Just like that - with our principles such as regionality and quality. With an honest YOU. No artificial entertainment - only passion and genuine friendliness.

Calm Pole.

Enjoy the simple things.

We do not like the higher, further and faster - attitude. Therefore, we take a more relaxed approach to the whole thing. Decelerate - enjoy the simple things in life. Nothing staged - in favor Nature. Silence. Enjoyment. Relaxation. Activity. Our location is casual, definitely unique. So you have to rest and get used to silence. Far away from mass tourism in the gentle mountain climbing village Kartitsch. There is not much there other than untouched nature, which in turn reflects quality of life and real luxury. A heaven of peace in a "stressed" world.

28 rooms. stone pine. nature.

A lot of feel-good space.

Uniquely silent.


28 rooms - 4 Juniorsuites.

Bright and friendly. 30sqm space to relax. Here, too, reduced to the essentials. Fragrant wood. All with a soothing pine bed. Balcony or terrace. Oak floor. Stone pine wardrobe. And a smart LCD TV. Stylish natural bath with rain shower. Steel wash basin. Reclaimed wood washbasin. All rooms identical. Uncomplicated. And casual. Very important.

A lot of nature. Clear lines. No frills. Stylish woody and very cozy. Treasures from over 90 years can be found throughout the house. History and stories. Well, there is a lot to tell. A real family business since 1929. The house is like a small museum.


We love regionality.

We work with selected farmers from the region. Quasi farm to table. Likewise with the daily evening culinary. The shorter the delivery routes, the better it suits us. By the way, I run the kitchen myself. Because I've loved cooking since childhood. You can taste the difference. Promised.

Lounge and garden.

Our big livingroom.

The casual heart of the house. The meeting point for reading, relax, chatting. etc. Our large living room. In winter you can enjoy the view through the glass front with a wonderful view of the garden. In summer, we open it and merge thereby easily inside with outside. Because lounging is also done outdoors in summer. Gladly at breakfast or dinner with a view of the village mountain. But the best thing is to find your favorite place by yourself. Because that's how vacation goes a la Waldruhe.


Let your soul dangle.

Not huge but not small either. We think the place is just right. You can relax in the sauna and relax after the day tour. Two saunas, Luis Trenker infrared cabin, steam bath, massage showers. And very importantly casual daybeds for full Chillax. Relax the muscles loosely and fuzzy.



We are all passionate athletes here. You can tell that from the fact that we are totally balanced. You have the best with us right outside the door. The nature. And there is a lot of that.


Oh yeah. That is our passion. Many opportunities to explore the untouched nature. Of course there is GPS on site. As well a casual e-bike and biker rental from Specialized Bikes. They are really steep. Of course we offer you the complete package with workshop, garage etc.

Summer Activities.

Rafting. Climbing. Bouldering. and so on...

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