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Ski holiday in Lech with 4-Star-Superior-Comfort

Hotel in Lech am Arlberg next to the slopes

At Plattenhof you are in one of the most traditional ski hotels in Lech. Only a few meters from our hotel awaits probably the most exclusive ski area in Austria: the Arlberg. Between 1,300 and 2,800 meters above sea level, skiers in Lech, Zürs, St. Anton and other resorts swing downhill every winter. From off-piste fun on deep powder slopes to first-class groomed runs, from steep descents to leisurely slopes: On a ski vacation in Lech am Arlberg all your passions will find the right home. And the best of it: since our hotel is located near the slopes, you take the appropriate downhill at the end of the skiing day and ski-out comfortably at the Plattenhof.

  • Ski-out at Plattenhof: one of the slopes goes right to the hotel!
  • Snow reliability from early December to the end of April
  • Local and ski busses free of charge 
  • modern and equipped snow huts for delicious food & beverage options

Ski-Club Arlberg

Over 100 years of competence

Established on 3 January 1901, Ski-Club Arlberg ranks amongst the oldest and most famous ski clubs of the Alps. With currently more than 9,158 members from 60 countries, it is one of the largest ski club of Europe. This long-standing club is home to plenty of world champions and Olympic medalists. In addition, Ski-Club Arlberg has contributed numerous impulses and milestones to the development of Alpine skiing and tourism at the Arlberg.

Youth development

With more than 100 years of tradition, Ski-Club Arlberg puts a special focus on the development of its young members. Located all over the entire Arlberg region, successful and highly qualified trainers take care of more than 150 children and youths.

RACE-Technique-Training & Ski Club races for guests and members

You continuously strive to improve your techniques and participate in professionally organized races? Ski-Club Arlberg offers exclusively for its members a professional RACE-Technique-Training as well as participation at numerous races & events. Want to become a member of the oldest and most traditional ski club in the world? Our front desk has the right information for you! 

Egon Zimmermann
Membership and Benefits

As a member of one of the oldest ski clubs in the world you benefit from an array of advantages:

  • membership in the National Austrian Ski Federation ÖSV with insurance
  • admission to exclusive SCA races
  • personal ID card for SCA members
  • branded SCA-collection
  • special RACE-Technique-Trainings (at a surcharge)
  • SCA race service (at a surcharge)
  • exclusive invites to SCA events & races and much more ... 

Interesting fact check!

The Arlberg, the "cradle of Alpine skiing"

The history of Alpine skiing starts at Arlberg:

  • the first cableway system was installed in 1937 and paved the way for the development of Lech-Zürs. 
  • numerous impulses and pioneering milestones contributed to the development of tourism and Alpine skiing at Arlberg and made the area become an insider tip. 
  • Arlberg ski tutors were among the first in Vorarlberg to teach a modern skiing style to their guests. 
  • Arlberg was the first location to integreate heated seats at their lifts.


World-class ski-resort in Arlberg

The legendaryski-resort Arlberg can boast meanwhile as the largest interconnected ski-resort of the Alps. 340 interconnected downhill skiing kilometers, more than 200 km of deep snow runs and 88 state-of-the-art cableways & lifts. It is the preferred destination for all those who appreciate snow reliability from early December to the end of April. Arlberg is indeed one of the most snow reliable areas of the Alps.

The breathtaking panoramas and the astonishing views from the peaks will accompany you for the entire ski day. 


Services for the perfect ski holiday

In and around Plattenhof
  • in-house ski deposit: a ski deposit is located on the lower level of the main building. Here you can store your own and rental equipment, dry your boots and get changed. Please note however, that Management assumes no liability for lost and/or stolen items, misplaced and/or mistaken gear. Please report any suspicious immediately to the front desk. 
  • Skipass tickets available at the front desk: ski pass tickets for "Ski Arlberg" are available at the front desk. Tickets must be settled in cash or credit/debit card when picked up. A cash deposit of €5 per card is required and payable in cash only.  Upon rendering the card, the deposit will be refunded. Please advise on time in order to prepare everything for you correctly. 
  • Ski schools: a few minutes from the hotels you will find all major ski schools in Lech. Private tutors will come to the hotel to pick you and your children up.  
  • Ski rental shops: Lech offers plenty of specialized sports and rental shops. Our official partner shop Sportalp provides you with high-end, state-of-the-art gear that is serviced daily. 

Top private tutors

Refine your technique, go off-piste, Ski Tours & more 

At Arlberg it pays to seek the ultimate adventure with a state-certified ski guide. From personal experience we can recommend Christian Wartusch and his colleagues at Alpin-Pro-Guides. Or Günther Winkel from Pure Guiding, Paul Pöcher or the five-time winner of The White Ring Angelika Kaufmann

Our tip

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Select the suites with the best views while still available for your dream ski trip to Arlberg.

The next winter is sure to come!


The Plattenhof starts the winter season again on 12.12.2024. And to ensure that your ski holiday 2024/25 in Lech is also possible on the desired date, we recommend an early booking.


We look forward to your visit to the Plattenhof!

The Schneider family & the Plattenhof team