hotel12

Gerlitzenstr. 55, Bodensdorf, Austria

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  • Service20
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Hotel Description

The hills are alive with the sound of lush Icelandic vocals layered over chilled-out electronic beats. Despite its bucolic location high up in the Eastern Alps, overlooking the sparkling-blue Lake Ossiach, hotel12 is a far cry from the traditional Austrian mountain chalet — there’s a case to be made that it’s more like an elaborate modern art installation that doubles as a boutique hotel.

Not that the difference is immediately apparent from the outside. Near the slopes of the Gerlitzen ski resort, the building started out as a standard Alpine inn — and today, especially when it’s dusted with snow, it still looks like something out of a storybook. Inside, however, it’s something else entirely, unless your storybooks happened to include wallpaper covered with black and white images of topless models posing with vintage wooden skis.

hotel12 bills itself as “minimalist and extravagant,” a phrase that sounds contradictory at first, but turns out to be an apt description of the place. The concept is extravagant, indeed — the number twelve doesn’t refer only to the number of rooms and suites, each named after one of the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac, but to the twelve artists who designed them, and to the hotel’s position at the twelfth hairpin curve on the mountain pass. With collaborating artists hailing from destinations as far afield as Shanghai and New York, the look is eclectic: the Horse suite features a Dürer-inspired steel rhinoceros, plus a freestanding tub and a fireplace, while the Dragon suite has more of a masculine flavor, with cowhide rugs, industrial flooring, leather furniture and panoramic views from the bathroom. In-room details like king-sized beds with Egyptian cotton linens, rain showers, and iPod docks are standard across all twelve suites; nine come with balconies and one has a terrace.

One feature that’s decidedly more traditional at hotel12 is the Austro-Alpine cuisine — think Carinthian cheese, hand-rolled pasta, local produce and rustic wooden tables — at the (always lower-case) restaurant12. Slightly edgier is the design and feel of the wine and cigar lounge, and the panoramic terrace, where chaise lounges have been cleverly fashioned out of metal containers and barstools are made of oak logs. Kick back and taste the hotel’s limited edition 2009 Cuvée Reserve (a blend of Zweigelt, Merlot, Blaufränkisch and Cabernet Sauvignon) while gazing out at the lake: why choose between old and new? You can have your apple strudel and eat it too.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 12 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine Cellar
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

Pets are allowed (charges apply). Baby cots and cribs for children up to 4 years are available on request and have a supplement of 25.00 Euro/night. Extra beds have a supplement of 60.00 Euro/night. The reception is open from 7.30 am to 11 pm. If you're arriving outside of these hours, please contact (CustomerService@TabletHotels.com) for assistance.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 322 ft²/30 m².
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    Views: mountain.

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    • arm chair
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • Palmolive bath amenities
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
  • Terrace Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 376 ft²/35 m².
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    Views: mountain.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • Palmolive bath amenities
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
    • turndown service
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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 452 ft²/42 m².
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    Views: mountain.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub
    • concrete floor
    • crib (on request)
    • DVD player
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • Palmolive bath amenities
    • rain shower
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • standard television
    • This room features a balcony.
    • turndown service
    • wood fireplace
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine Cellar
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

Pets are allowed (charges apply). Baby cots and cribs for children up to 4 years are available on request and have a supplement of 25.00 Euro/night. Extra beds have a supplement of 60.00 Euro/night. The reception is open from 7.30 am to 11 pm. If you're arriving outside of these hours, please contact (CustomerService@TabletHotels.com) for assistance.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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