Hotel Garni Sonnhof offers everything necessary for a relaxed and enjoyable vacation or a short break in the picturesque spa town of Bad Ischl – a favorite summer destination of the former Austrian Emperor Franz Josef and his close nobility, providing the ideal base for skiing and hiking in the surrounding Katrin Mountain, as well as for pleasurable spa recreation, golfing on a professional 18-hole golf course and various other activities.
This cozy, small and welcoming 3 star hotel enjoys a splendid location in the centre of the town, amidst quiet green gardens, surrounded by centuries-old maple and lime trees, right opposite of the train station and only steps from the thermal baths. Private transfers from/to Salzburg International Airport (45 driving minutes away) are organized upon request. A bus stop can be found 200 m from the hotel and the base station of the Katrinseil cable car (Katrinseilbahn) is just a few minutes by bus – around 3 km. The hotel is only a few hundred meters from the town’s modern congress centre – Kongresshaus and within walking distance from the remarkable summer residence of Emperor Franz Josef I – Kaiservilla (the Imperial Villa), now turned into an interesting museum. The Salzkammergut Golf Club is less than 7 km away, while the picturesque alpine Lake Wolfgang (Wolfgangsee) is at about 12 km. Garni Sonnhof is within easy reach from the main roads of the region and features private on-site car parking facilities (free of charge).
The hotel provides 13 double rooms, 4 single rooms and 2 holiday apartments. All of them are airy, elegantly furnished in a welcoming alpine style, equipped with a wide range of modern-day comforts. Each accommodation unit comes equipped with free wireless Internet connection, a private balcony with nice garden views, free Wi-Fi Internet access, en-suite bathroom, cable TV, mini bar and hairdryer.
Every morning ample and delicious breakfast buffet is served in the pleasant winter garden of the hotel. After a day full of mountain adventures guests can unwind in the on-site bio sauna, steam bath and cozy relaxation area. Other amenities at Garni Sonnhof Bad Ischl include complimentary private parking, table tennis, small library, terrace and romantic bridal suite with a four-poster bed.