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For many, the Almhof Schneider is more than just a hotel… It has been home to the family since 1451.

The Hotel Almhof Schneider is one of the rare family owned and – run 5*****S winter sport hotels in the world.

Spanning four generations, it has been in the family since 1451. The Almhof Schneider has accommodated guests from all over the world who are made to feel at home and have become regular visitors returning year after year. Whilst the hotel has grown and embraces a discreet luxury, one still feels that it is a family business where the sense of being a friend of the family is very much alive.

The resorts convenient position in the village, slightly off the main road and at the foot of the beautiful Schlegelkopf Mountain, allows guests to spend their vacation in peace, meander into the center, put their skis outside the front door and enjoy all sporting facilities within close range.

Indulging its guests is a tradition at the Almhof Schneider. Their focus is on the thoughtful care of guests and serving a refined, contemporary Austrian cuisine. Both kitchen and cellar trust selected quality producers, using only the best locally sourced ingredients. In addition to the award-winning hotel dining room, the two restaurants—the opulent Wunderkammer for a more private experience, and the casual yet elegant Restaurant im Almhof Schneider—meet different expectations. Both insist on the charm of Alpine simplicity, impeccable and attentive service, and dining fine enough to attract discerning locals alongside hotel guests, again and again. The matching wine menu, compiled by “Sommelier of the year 2018” Josef Neulinger shows an extraordinary breadth and width – so much so that FINE WINE London awarded it with 3*** as one of only three Austrian wine menus.

For younger children, a spacious playroom with all-day care is packed with dress-up clothes, games, and other activities and keeps the most curious kids happy, busy, and always attended to. Teenagers can hang out in a vast, somewhat hidden space with huge pouf seats, and a Playstation room. At the end of a day on the slopes or enjoying Lech, children don’t have to be bored by their parents’ long dinners; Almhof offers a children’s table in the library where kids can meet each other, eat at their own pace, and just be kids. 

The New Almhof Spa is built around unhurriedness and lingering.

With its brand new Spa the Almhof Schneider now lives up to the highest expectation of its loyal international crowd. Deeply based in tradition the inspiration for the concept of the new Spa is more drawn from antiquity and its wealth of knowledge and experience in bathing than from trends of recent decades. After bathing, unwind in the relaxation room or fireplace salon, where you can curl up on a pillowy couch as crackling flames emit enveloping warmth. In addition to the classic bathing facilities, our spa is now equipped with a fitness room and a room for yoga, Pilates, Antara, TRX, and much more. In the cosmetic room, enjoy the Biologique Recherche methodology’s facial methods and detoxifying body care treatments – as well as goodies from Nectarome and Royal Fern. Aesop products are used throughout the spa, beginning with Austria’s first Aesop kiosk at its entrance.



Contact Details

Hotel Almhof Schneider Gmbh
Tannberg 59
6764 Lech
Phone: +43 5583 3500

Gourmet Guides:


2018 – 96/100 points for Restaurant im Almhof Schneider

2018 – 95/100 points for Wunderkammer im Almhof Schneider

A la Carte:

2018 – 94/100 points for Restaurant im Almhof Schneider

2018 – 86/100 points for Restaurant Wunderkammer

2017 – 94/100 points for Restaurant im Almhof Schneider

2017 – 85/100 points for Restaurant Wunderkammer

The World of fine Wine:

2017 – 3/3 Stars for the Wine list and Jury Prize 2017 – one of five in Austria

2016 – 3/3 Stars for the Wine list and Jury Prize 2016 – one of three in Austria

2015 – 3/3 Stars for the Wine list and Jury Prize 2015 – one of three in Austria

Gault Millau:

2018 – 15/20 Points for Restaurant im Almhof Schneider

2018 – 13/20 Points for Wunderkammer im Almhof Schneider

2017 – 15/20 Points for Restaurant im Almhof Schneider

2017 14/20 Points for Wunderkammer im Almhof Schneider

LUX magazine

2018 – Best Contemporary European Cuisine – Lech in the Restaurant & Bar Awards 2018


Gault Millau:

Josef Neulinger Sommelier of the year 2018

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2017 – Award in a new category: best Hotelrestaurant

2013 – Award Golden Coffee bean

World Luxury Hotel Awards:

2017 – Awarded the Winner Luxury Mountain Resort 2017 in Austria

2017 – Awarded the Winner Luxury Ski Resort 2017 in Austria

2017 – Awarded the Winner Luxury Mountain Hotel 2017 in Austria

2016 – Awarded the Luxury Mountain Resort 2016 in Austria

Connoisseur Circle:

2017 – The best 222 hotels in Austria – 1st Place in the category winter hotels

2016 – Hotel of the month November

2016 – The best 222 hotels in Austria – 2nd Place in the category winter hotels

Golden Panther Award:

2017 – Awarded the Hotel/Spa national – Icon of the year

For many, the Almhof Schneider is more

British film fans no doubt cheered loudly when Gary Oldman won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 90th Academy Awards but there would have been an extra cheer coming from behind the doors at 15 Savile Row. That’s because the team at Henry Poole, led by MD Simon Cundey, were the experts called in by the makers of Darkest Hour to ensure all the suits worn by Oldman as Sir Winston Churchill were accurate. Oldman thanked his 99-year-old mother in his acceptance speech, saying “put the kettle on because I’m bringing Oscar home”.

Historical accuracy is central to period productions like Darkest Hour so it was no surprise that director Joe Wright and costume designer Jacqueline Durran turned to  Henry Poole & Co, the real-life tailor to Churchill, to make sure everything was correct.

Simon was delighted to pass on his congratulations. “It was a privilege to work on the film with Joe Wright and Jacqueline Durran,” he said. “Congratulations to Gary Oldman for winning Best Actor at the Oscars for his portrayal of Sir Winston Churchill. As Sir Winston’s tailor in real life and for Darkest Hour we took great pride in making the costumes for Gary Oldman and Ben Mendelsohn (who played King George VI), all adding to our great history.  Sir Winston would, I’m sure,  deserve an Oscar as one of our greatest prime ministers.”

British film fans no doubt cheered loudly

Beau-Rivage was created in 1865 by Jean-Jacques Mayer, and has remained in the hands of the same family for five generations. They have remained true to the same Beau-Rivage spirit, shaped by exceptional staff at the service of illustrious visitors and historic personalities.

Beau-Rivage now offers even more exclusive spaces. 15 suites, of which 6 are historic and 9 are brand new top-floor unique suites. The renovated include six duplex apartments ranging from 100 to 150 m2 and suites up to 500 m2. All with a private spa bathed in daylight, exceptional views, unique volumes and an extremely comfortable bed from which you can admire the stars. Each room of the hotel has its own particularity. Beautiful furniture, a period lamp, a rare trinket, each object is unique and transforms a simple night into a privileged experience. Equipped with the latest technology, the rooms offer the very best in the art of living.

At Beau-Rivage, each step is a discovery, every look turns a page of history. For more than 150 years, the hotel and the sublime treasures accumulated over time offer every visitor the unique privilege of beauty, refinement and harmony brought together by the latest discoveries of contemporary technology.

Beau-Rivage is ideally located on the lakefront, in front of the water jet, facing the Mont Blanc and the snowy mountains. The rooms are the largest for their category and all the Deluxe, Prestige and Suites are different. Every room, every piece of furniture has a story to tell. We pay a great attention to detail, from the fabrics to the objects… at Beau-Rivage you feel good. It’s like coming home.

In the heart of Beau-Rivage, the restaurant The Chat-Botté promises to offer a unique and memorable culinary moment. The Chat-Botté charms its guests with its Mediterranean colours and atmosphere and is skilfully orchestrated by the Chef Dominique Gauthier, Michelin star-awarded and 18/20 in Gault&Millau. In the kitchens, guests can enjoy a surprise menu created by the Chef and savour it the heart of the action at the Chef’s table.

To top it all off, the cellar that lies within the solid walls of the Beau-Rivage has hidden treasures accumulated over many years that wine enthusiasts can discover thanks to the suggestions of our Sommeliers. The Bar offers an ideal haven in a calm, intimate ambience, a real retreat from the hum of the city. At any time of the day, The Bar menu offers a wide selection of classical and creative cocktails designed by the bartender, light snacks and meals, as well as afternoon tea with elaborate homemade cakes to enjoy while comfortably reclining in the deep armchairs.

During the winter the bar features the already famous Chocolate Bar, with exquisite cocoa pastries. Patara, Fine Thaï Cuisine, offers you an invitation to travel with an exotic, spicy cuisine.



Beau-Rivage was created in 1865 by Jean-Jacques