Hotel Bären

The Hotel Bären in the village square of Mellau in the Austria’s Bregenzerwald is one of the few stone houses within a village characterized by wooden houses. Its new owners have breathed new life into the traditional house, which dates to 1872. It was completely refurbished and it has been given a modern look inside. Original elements were preserved or reincorporated: the beds, for example, were made from the wood from the old roof truss. Natural materials, simple furniture designed by local artisans, and a reduction to the essentials create an calm and casual ambience. This relaxed simplicity runs throughout the whole house – from the hotel rooms (with a terrace or kitchenette), and the purist sauna with a relaxation room and mountain views, to the Café Deli where hotel guests and locals mingle throughout the day.

What to do

Sauna & relaxing, road bike & mountain bike, hiking, yoga, winter sports, skiing, mountain sports, cultural events and workshops (e.g. beekeeping, baking)

Why we like this house

A modern hotel with an informal ambience - a nice mix of rural and urban.

This house is great for

Sport lovers and families.

Details of the property

Region/Town: AT – Austria, Vorarlberg, Mellau

Name: Hotel Bären

Scenery: On the village square of Mellau and surrounded by the landscape of the Bregenzerwald

Accommodation: Hotel

Number of guests: 26 rooms for 1-2, 1-4, 1-5 people

Architecture: Old & new

Completed: 2015

Design: Bernd Frick, Reuthe

Published: DIE ZEIT Reisen-Spezial 43/2019


Karl Förster said:

Die Homepage sieht schon mal sehr gut aus…

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