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Ski-in/Ski-out at Hotel Sonnenburg

Our family hotel in Lech is located directly on the ski slopes next to the ski school. You will be out of our ski room and on the slope in under a minute.

from € 176 per night in a double room

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Blick von außen auf die Sonnenburg

A view from the hotel balcony of the Sonnenburg reveals powder snow, blue skies, and slopes that stretch as far as your eye can see. Simply use our ski room to put on your skis ‒ and off you glide onto the ski runs. Whether you prefer the blue, green, red or black level of difficulty: with over 300 kilometres of slopes, there is exactly the right one for any winter sports enthusiast. Ski lifts and buses in Oberlech take skiers and snowboarders smoothly from one descent to the next.

Off-Piste Skiing

Adventurous skiers discover breathtaking powder runs off the well-kept trails on high alpine terrain. Accompanied by an experienced ski guide, freeriders will get to know the most beautiful spots in the Lech Zürs ski resort. Between November and May, the large ski area surrounding Oberlech am Arlberg is a paradise for skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers, and all lovers of winter sports. One more reason to stay at our ski-in ski-out hotel in Austria!

Ski-in Ski-out Hotel in Austria

In the middle of Austria’s largest family ski resort ‒ close to Innsbruck ‒ ski hotel Sonnenburg in the Arlberg area trumps with its top location for both adult and young skiing fans. It sits directly on the ski slope right between the children’s slope and the children’s ski school. From our ski room, skiers can reach the slopes in a single step and start skiing. Less than one minute separates our guests from the first ski lift in Oberlech: the Petersbodenbahn. Heading up into the mountains the spectacular views will take your breath away.

Moreover, the Lech-Oberlech cable car runs straight past the Skihotel Sonnenburg. It will take you down to Lech am Arlberg in no more than three minutes. As a 5-star ski hotel in the Arlberg region, we offer our ski holiday guests a comprehensive service ranging from in-house ski rental to the issuing of ski passes.

Facts about your ski-in ski-out hotel in Austria’s Oberlech:

  • Located in Austria’s largest ski resort
  • 305 km of ski slopes
  • 200 km of deep-snow runs
  • 88 ultra-modern lifts and cable cars
  • snow resort in the Austrian Alps
  • guided ski tours
  • in-house ski rental
  • ski school for children, teenagers, and adults
  • heated ski room
  • ski-in/ski-out
  • cross-country skiing on primed trails
  • fun parks & snowboarding

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Why take a Ski Holiday in Oberlech?

There are three good reasons (out of many) to choose our ski-in ski-out hotel in Austria:

  • Snow resort: Oberlech am Arlberg lies at 1,700 metres. Such a high altitude guarantees snow-covered slopes from November until the end of April.
  • Car-free: All hotels in Oberlech are connected by an underground tunnel system. This way, you can experience a pristine mountainscape: completely free of cars and traffic. In this respect, Oberlech is unique in Europe. Thus, the car-free ski resort is particularly suited for your family winter holidays.
  • Right on the slopes: Get on your skis and start skiing! Right in front of Hotel Sonnenburg. So, there is no need for a lengthy drive.

In-House Ski Rental and Service

Part of our service for skiers is our outstanding ski rental service right inside our ski hotel in Austria: Right inside the Sonnenburg’s basement, ski rental experts make sure that you are ready for a fun day on the slopes. Enjoy your skiing holiday in Oberlech with professional assistance and high-quality ski service.

Our express service includes a quick and thorough maintenance of your ski equipment by the specialists at Sport Huber ski rental in Oberlech: waxing your skis, readjusting the binding or tuning your snowboard edges. Should you ever experience any trouble with your ski equipment, just take it straight to our service team at the Sonnenburg ski-in ski-out hotel in Austria. By the way, at our in-house ski rental you can do more than renting the latest ski and snowboard models: you can also purchase a large selection of ski accessories.

Sport Huber ‒ Ski rental in Oberlech:

  • business hours: daily from 08:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during winter season
  • ski & snowboard rental
  • repairs
  • ski service
  • snowboard service
  • equipment and ski accessories

Ski School in Oberlech

Learn to ski or snowboard during your winter holidays ‒ we provide the best conditions! Meeting point for the children’s ski school is just in front of ski hotel Sonnenburg. It will, therefore, take your child only two minutes to go from breakfast to their ski lessons. Enjoy a cup of coffee on our sun terrace while you watch your child making his or her first attempts at skiing. On the other side of the hotel, only a few steps from ski-in ski-out hotel Landhaus Sonnenburg is the children’s practice slope.

Furthermore, the ski school in Oberlech also offers snowboard and ski courses for teenagers and adults. Alternatively, our concierge will be happy to book private ski lessons for you.

Benefit from experienced winter sports instructors who are among the best in the world. This makes Lech-Zürs in Austria a top ski resort for beginners and avid skiers alike.

The view from family ski hotel Sonnenburg shows powder snow and excellent slopes as far as the eye can see.
Start your day by getting out of bed and right onto the slope: That’s how ski-in ski-out works at Austria's hotel Sonnenburg
All Skiers will have a great time at Austria's largest ski resort:
Powder skiers and freeriders are not the only ones...
… but also passionate cross-country skiers...
… and even fans of heliskiing. The Sonnenburg's extensive ski service package includes …
... the in-house ski rental service Sport Huber and of course...
... the Oberlech Ski School only a few steps away from ski hotel Sonnenburg.

Ski Arlberg ‒ Austria’s Biggest Ski Resort

As the fifth largest ski resort in the world Ski Arlberg is the biggest ski resort in Austria ‒ and ski hotel Sonnenburg is right at the heart of it: lots of well-groomed slopes, breathtaking powder runs, heliskiing, and cross-country ski trails. In addition, there are fun parks as well as racetracks for snowboarders. On top of that, in the Arlberg region we aim to inspire winter sports enthusiasts with modern technology. High-tech lifts with heated seats or contactless access to all cable cars with your ski pass are just a few of the highlights for ski holidaymakers in Oberlech.

Freeriding & Off-Piste Skiing in Lech am Arlberg

The Arlberg region is famed for the ultimate skiing discipline: freeriding! Gliding downhill over untracked powder snow equals pure thrill and pleasure. Deep-snow skiers can discover about 200 kilometres of high-alpine freeride trails in the Ski Arlberg ski resort accompanied by an experienced guide.


A helicopter takes you from Zürs to the Mehlsack (2,652 m) or the Schneetäli (2,450 m). From there you can dive into the pure off-piste skiing pleasure. Experienced ski and mountain guides lead you safely back down into the valley across pristine powder snow. Lech-Zürs is the only ski area in Austria where you can explore heliskiing. We gladly organize your unforgettable adventure ‒ heliskiing in Lech am Arlberg ‒ together with our partner Arlberg Alpin.

Cross-Country Skiing

In Lech-Zürs am Arlberg cross-country skiers find perfectly groomed cross-country trails and skating tracks. Certainty of snow and 27 varied kilometres of cross-country ski trails inspire both recreational and professional skiers. All cross-country trails can be used for free throughout the winter season. From our ski-in ski-out hotel in Austria’s Oberlech, the fastest way to reach the cross-country ski trails is by gondola or local bus. Of course, we will be happy to organise the any equipment or a cross-country skiing instructor during your skiing holiday in Oberlech.

Winter Holidays without Skiing

Besides skiing, there is a myriad of ways for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy winter in Oberlech. Winter holidays without skiing can be so lovely: No matter whether you try the toboggan run down to Lech, hike on well-maintained winter trails or take challenging snowshoe hikes through the Arlberg mountains. You might even dare to go ice skating on a frozen mountain lake. Discover a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the fairytale snow-covered mountainscape of the Arlberg region as a couple or with your whole family.

Of course, there are a great many exciting events beyond snow and ski holidays in Oberlech such as author readings at the Sonnenburg literary salon or great music at the Tanzcafé Arlberg.

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