Photos courtesy of Schloss Prielau
8 double rooms, 2 singles, 1 suite
Single rooms: from 140 euros
Double rooms: 180–230 euros
Suites: 46-–770 euros
Rates do not include breakfast
Open: December through October
Zell am See is a main stop on the Salzburg-Innsbruck rail line.
On site: sauna; private beach
Nearby: skiing; water sports; golf; hiking; bicycling
Yes. Small chapel on site.
A turret, red-and-white striped shutters, sloped slate roof, and genuinely warm welcome meet you at the end of a graceful tree-lined drive.
With more of a country-house than castle hotel feel, interiors are beautifully decorated with luxurious fabrics, antiques, and carved wood furniture.
Husband-and-wife team, Anette Mayer (who oversees the hotel) and Andreas Mayer (who manages the highly regarded restaurant) have poured their hearts into creating a charming and intimate atmosphere.
Restaurant is considered one of Austria’s best