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Information about the general terms and conditions concerning your reservation can be found under Terms & conditions. For questions – please contact us!

Terms & conditions
Adventure Sports

Sonnhof Alpendorf cooperates with experienced professionals who offer all imaginable adventure sports on land, water and air. Just ask at the reception. We will take care of everything else for you!

pleasure elements

an adults only place.

Since summer 2023, the Sonnhof has been focusing entirely on the needs of adult guests aged 14 and over. Look forward to an oasis of leisure with plenty of privacy, a dream spa, upscale cuisine, yoga galore and a firework of individual experiences. All year round..

adults only

Medical support

We provide you with the best possible medical care. In addition to emergency outpatient clinics, St. Johann has specialists in all disciplines, and the nearby Kardinal Schwarzenberg Klinikum in Schwarzach also covers all the classic disciplines.


In addition to guided excursions as part of our changing excursion program with active coach Marianne, you will find our recommendations for excursions as well as bad weather tips on our homepage. Also good are the tour suggestions from outdooractive (incl. GPS data) for the Pongau.

Pleasant Autumn

From August to November, on the occasion of the Bauernherbst handicrafts in many places in the province of Salzburg customs, tradition and rural are celebrated. You can find our recommendations on the homepage. The complete program is available here.

Hiking in Salzburg Land


Even physically impaired guests will find good conditions for a carefree, varied vacation at the Sonnhof.

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Beauty Treatments

At Sonnhof you can choose from a wide range of beauty treatments in addition to the classic treatments such as facials, manicures, pedicures and depilation. Treatments are optionally carried out with high-tech natural cosmetics from TEAM DR JOSEPH or with care products from the renowned brand !QMS All products are also available for home use.

Spa- & Wellness-Treatments


Classic MTB are available to guests for a rental fee. E-bikes are gladly provided for a fee. Please note the free guided tours from our active program.

biking in Salzburger Land

Best-price guarantee

Price battles on the Internet with large booking platforms are simply not our style. So we offer the best price directly. Book via our website, on the phone or by e-mail and you will automatically receive a 5% discount on the accommodation price.

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The Pongau offers many interesting challenges for canyoning enthusiasts. Tours can be booked through our concierge service at the reception. More info also about our partner pleasure elements.

Corona Measurements

We adhere to the current measures to guarantee maximum safety for our guests and employees. Please see the respective measures for the province of Salzburg.

Cocoon Spa

On 1,200 sqm our spa area offers a beauty and wellness center, a heated indoor and outdoor pool,  a sauna area and relaxation rooms for every need, a spa garden and much more.

Cocoon Spa

Concierge Service

Our concierge service at the reception makes even the impossible impossible. Here you will find everything from airport transfers, guided tours, concert tickets and special events.

Concierge Service

Day Spa

Our COCOON SPA is also open to external guests who would like a little time out from everyday life themselves or would like to give it as a gift certificate. There are various DAY SPA packages to choose from. Please book your day vacation as well as desired treatments & massages always at least one day in advance at the reception!

Day Spa


Our kitchen is open in the evening from 18:30 to 21:00. The restaurant bar closes at 24:00 – exceptions prove the rule. The daily changing 5-course menu of the Sonnhof Verwöhn-Kulinarik you can always ask at the reception from the evening before.


(TEAM) DR JOSEPH Cosmetics

The successful label from South Tyrol combines the best of nature and high-tech processes in their comprehensive care line designed for different skin types. We are fully convinced and use TEAM DR JOSEPH products not only in the cabin. You can also buy them from us.

Spa- & Wellness-Treatments


We are happy to provide e-bikes for a fee. Please book one day in advance via the concierge service at the reception.

Biken in the Salzburger Land

Ice Skating

In St. Johann there is an artificial ice rink from mid-November to mid-February, open daily from 13:30 to 16:00. Saturdays ice disco from 19:00 to 21:00. Skate rental on site. Transfer via scheduled bus, cab or shuttle.

Winter off the slopes


In our calendar you will find the hottest event recommendations for the region all year round. The complete event overview for the Bauernherbst can be found.

Event calender


In addition to our exclusive services, we have many exclusive extras in our program, with which you can fulfill very special wishes and enjoy your vacation even more sustainably. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for among our extra services, our concierge service will make your vacation dreams come true.



Classic MTB and e-bikes are available to guests for a rental fee. Please note the free guided tours from our active program. Further details worth knowing about mountain biking can be found here.

Biking in the Salzburger Land


There are certainly better areas for those who like to ski off-piste, but demanding skiers will also find some worthwhile black runs in Snow Space Salzburg. For beginners, there are numerous avalanche-safe offers and non-prepared slope sections.

Snow Space Salzburg

Ski amadé


Our large breakfast buffet is open from 7:30 to 11 am. Breakfast vouchers are available online or directly at the reception.

Breakfast voucher

all about Sonnhof breakfast


There are an incredible number of fun parks in Ski amadé and in Snow Space Salzburg. More details can be found here.

Snow Space Salzburg

Ski amadé

Gift vouchers

Whether it’s a value voucher, a wellness treatment, a restaurant visit, various vacation vouchers or a day spa stay: at Sonnhof, everything is possible via voucher – personalized, in every price range and available within minutes. Simply design and download your voucher in our voucher store. Vouchers are generally valid for 18 months.

order your voucher here


The Pongau offers many interesting challenges for paragliding enthusiasts. Jumps can be booked through our concierge service at the reception. More info also about our partner.

Pleasure elements


The Salzburger Land is generally a Dorado for golfers and this also applies to the Sonnhof. Because as a Sonnhof guest you have a direct line to the “OPEN Golf St. Johann Alpendorf” – lots of privileges included! GOLF UNLIMITED: free golf at the BLUE & ORANGE Course at OPEN Golf St. Johann Alpendorf.

Play golf in the Salzburger Land


Salzburger Land is a hiker’s paradise for all levels of ability. 1000 km of signposted trails and hundreds of managed alpine pastures will exceed your wildest dreams. Whether joint tours or completely private – here you will find everything you need for your hiking happiness.

Hiking in Salzburg Land

High rope course

In Salzburger Land there are a good half dozen high ropes courses, all of which have been integrated into the natural landscape.

Summer in Salzburg


The Sonnhof is a dog-friendly house. The hosts also lovingly take care of their two charges. For your pet we charge € 17 per day without food. You will find a dog station above the Sonnhof. There are also beautiful trails in the surrounding area for a walk with your dog. Please note that dogs are not allowed in the restaurant and in the wellness area.

All about dogs

Included services

As a guest at the Sonnhof, our inclusive services practically automatically make you happy all around. You might even become overjoyed with our exclusive packages and concierge services.

Included services

The longer, the better

Idle people like to take a little more time. We welcome that. Our motto during the summer months is: The maximum the vacation, the minimum the price. And for direct bookings there’s a 5% discount on top!

Vacation packages

the longer, the better


For climbing enthusiasts, we have the right specialist for the region on hand, who will advise you, equip you if necessary and accompany you on guided tours. Our concierge service will be happy to help you!

Summer in Salzburg


In Sonnhof you can choose from a wide range of cosmetic treatments and the care series of TEAM DR JOSEPH as well as !QMS (for a fee).

Spa- & Wellness-Treatments


For motocross enthusiasts, we have the right specialist for the region on hand, who will advise you, equip you if necessary and accompany you on guided tours. Our concierge service will be happy to help you!

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Nordic Walking

There are many good Nordic walking routes around the hotel. In general, telescopic poles are useful on the countless hiking routes in the region. You can borrow poles free of charge at the reception.

Summer activities in Salzburg

non refundable rates

Choose the “NON-REFUNDABLE RATE” and we give you 7% discount on the daily rate and 2% discount on all packages (Logis). Payment is made directly at the time of your booking and is non-refundable – by the way, only book through us directly, because we do not participate in price battles on the Internet!

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pancake orgy

That’s only with us: For “sweet” connoisseurs we offer a special specialty in the afternoon: Our “pancake” orgy. Here we serve you a stack of freshly baked pancakes and a whole feast buffet for the filling to the table. A delicious pleasure for 18 € p.p.




The Pongau offers many interesting challenges for paragliding fans. Jumps can be booked through our concierge service at the reception. More info also about our partner pleasure elements.

Pleasure elements

Horse sleigh rides

We are happy to arrange romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides at any time with a day’s notice. If there is little snow, a carriage will be harnessed. Ask our concierge service.

!QMS Medicosmetics

The multiple award-winning anti-aging cosmetics from !QMS of the plastic surgeon Dr. Erich Schulte is used in our cabin. The care cosmetics made in Germany are also available in our store.

Spa- & Wellness-Treaments


The Pongau offers many interesting challenges for rafting fans. Rafting trips can be booked through our concierge service at the reception. More info also about our partner pleasure elements.

Pleasure elements


Around the Sonnhof there are numerous toboggan runs – both with ascent assistance/lift and without. You get the toboggan with us in the in-house village rental.

Winter off the slopes


In the sauna world of Cocoon Spa you can enjoy:

  • Finnish sauna with automated infusions – 90°C // 10% room climate
  • Organic herbal sauna – 60°C // 50% room climate
  • Infrared chairs with micro salt spray – 45°C
  • Brine steam bath – 40-46°C
  • Ice Shower & Ice Crasher
  • Tea bar with a selection of exquisite teas, fresh Grander water, fruit and dried fruit

Cocoon Spa

Salzburger Festspiele

Several times a year Salzburg hosts classical music festivals, which are among the most renowned festivals in the world. You can find the dates in our calendar of events. We have ticket allotments for selected concerts. Just ask our concierge service!



In Flachau you can easily rent Segways. You can find more info here.


Bad weather tips

There’s no such thing as boredom in Pongau in any weather. Our bad weather options make sure of that.

Bad weather-Tips


The combined indoor and outdoor pool at Cocoon SPA is ideal for swimming. Alternatively, in the summer season there are natural swimming lakes and various outdoor pools with sports pools in the vicinity.

Natural swimming lakes

Outdoor pools


Whether you need an airport transfer to Salzburg or want to make a trip, our shuttle service is always at your service. Ask our concierge service.



St. Johan Alpendorf is located in the middle of the largest ski area in Austria, the ski amadé. In addition, it is part of the Snow Space Salzburg. Guests can choose whether to purchase a lift pass for the 45 cable cars of the connected ski areas of St. Johann, Wagrain and Flachau or for the entire ski amadé circuit with 270 lifts. Both alternatives offer first-class winter sports conditions.

Ski amadé

Snow Space Salzburg


The Pongau is a paradise for tourers. As a hotel guest you can choose to start alone from the front door or book a guided tour with an instructor from the hotel’s own ski school at special rates.



Directly at the Sonnhof there is a ski rental shop where hotel guests can rent all ski equipment at discounted prices. If you book online in advance you save 10%.



Take advantage of the in-house ski school. When booking on site at the reception or at the ski rental you get 5% discount. For online booking in advance 10%.



In our hotel store you will find hand-picked souvenirs, which can often only be bought here. The offer ranges from regional specialties, homemade jams to home accessories.



Directly in the Sonnhof there is a sports rental, which also has equipment for summer sports in the program. Sports equipment such as sledges, MTB, telescopic poles can be rented free of charge.



The suites (40-70 sqm) of Sonnhof Alpendorf are all brand new, individually designed and equipped with every comfort. Our flagship is the Wolke Sieben with open fireplace, luxury bathroom and panoramic balcony.

all rooms & suites


Our prices for rooms & suites include the Sonnhof culinary delights. It includes a rich breakfast buffet (7:30 to 11:00 a.m.), a small cake buffet (2:30 to 4:30 p.m.) and a daily changing 5-course dinner menu with various choices (6:30 to 9:00 p.m.).


Cabs are on the spot within minutes and reliably drive you everywhere at fair conditions – even to Salzburg.

Vacation packages

We are not friends of all-inclusive vacations, but you will still find a few packages in our vacation potpourri. Our philosophy: For our guests the best of the Sonnhof is included anyway and everything else is available “by design” for example in our Sonnhof sweets. This is the only way to turn vacation dreams into dream vacations.

our packages

Water world

Our 800 sqm water world includes a combined indoor and outdoor pool with whirlpool lounger, which is all year round heated, an various comfortable relaxation rooms with different benefits. Directly adjacent to the water world is our sauna world.

  • Indoor pool: stainless steel pool with 5 x 9 meters and all year heated
  • Outdoor pool: connected with the indoor pool, 16 meters long and all year heated
  • DAYBEDS – for two to rest relaxed and cozy on comfortable double beds with canopy
  • Integrated whirlpool lounger in the outdoor pool with a view of the Heukareck
  • Relaxation room
  • Darkened relaxation room with comfortable waterbeds and music

Cocoon Spa

Good to know

Vacation booked at Sonnhof Alpendorf? Here you will find some more important vacation information regarding deposit, payment, cancellation conditions, check-in & check-out, etc.


You can find the dates for the yoga sessions in our active program. In addition, our new 95 m² yoga & fitness studio is available to you at any time. You can borrow mats, blocks and blankets free of charge.



November blesses the divine in you. On three weekends we offer yoga retreats including workshops with special focus.

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