since 1925

History & hosts

From the alpine hut to the 4-star hotel

Our history &
innovative tradition

Tradition isn’t about holding the ashes, it’s about passing on the flame. It is the glowing enthusiasm of the Elsensohn family that makes the fourth-generation Hotel Enzian a very special place. The Elsensohn family in Zürs am Arlberg has been accommodating its guests since 1925, is now the 4th generation to live and maintain a very personal hospitality and proudly looks back on more than 95 years of Hotel Enzian!

Tobias Elsensohn's

life's work

Tobias Elsensohn’s life’s work begins in 1925 with the construction of the Gasthof Enzian, which originated from a simple alpine hut and had been used for summer in the Alps for centuries.
His son Johann survived the years of war unscathed and in 1943 he took over the business and ran the Gasthof Enzian with his wife Elisabeth (known as Liesl) with great personal commitment from the difficult post-war period.

Thanks to many hardships and the forward-looking management of the couple, their son Richard took over the Enzian, which has since been expanded into a hotel. Richard and his wife Irene carefully combine living tradition with the modern standards of an innovative 4-star hotel.
Sincere hospitality and a warm atmosphere still surround the Hotel Enzian more than ninety years after it was founded.
The fire of enthusiasm for the hotel industry continues to burn. In 2022, daughter Marion and husband Denny took over the business and look back with pride on the work of their ancestors and, with a lot of passion and new ideas, represent the fourth generation of the Elsensohn host family.
It is a place of feeling home for guests, employees and the family itself with their little son Luis, who represents the fifth generation.

Our Enzian team

What makes the Enzian special are above all the people who fill it with life: Our Enzian team. Together we work to give you, our guest, unforgettable experiences.
Moments that stay with you for a long time and accompany you until your next vacation at the Enzian.

Feel the power and peace of nature on 1720 metres

Experience the Enzian in summer

pure relaxation

Our packages at a glance

Discover our offers

Snow firn & Enjoyment:
1 night for free

6. April to 14. April | from 4 nights

Enjoy pleasant temperatures on the slopes in wonderful nature and enjoy the warm spring sun on our sun terrace with an incredible panorama.

from € 651,-

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Family week

27. January to 3. February | 7 nights

Spend a great holiday with your children in the middle of the ski area. A week for the whole family in the mountains.

from € 1.519,-

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Midweek Special in January

7. January to 27. January | 4 nights

Treat yourself to a break and escape from everyday life. Enjoy pure skiing pleasure and simply feel good. Arrival only on Sunday

from € 840,-

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January Special

7. January to 20. January | 7 nights

Experience more than 300 kilometers of downhill skiing on the Arlberg. Slow down and relax with a breathtaking view of the Zürs mountains on perfectly groomed slopes. Your break in the middle of the ski area.

from € 1.540,-

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Pre-christmas time

15. December to 22. December | 7 nights

Enjoy the pre-Christmas period with us at the Enzian! Escape the crowded shops in the cities and leave the gift bustle behind. We offer you skiing fun, relaxation & pure enjoyment directly next to the slopes.

from € 1.540,-

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Magic of Advent

8. December to 15. December | 4-7 nights

We give you one night for free! Advent Advent - a little light is burning. When the snowflakes trickle softly and the scent of fresh fortune wine and roasted almonds wafts through the air, the Advent season has arrived. Use the reflective time of Advent for shared moments of happiness and escape the stress of the pre-Christmas period.

from € 510,-

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“stay comfort –
pay classic”

7. July to 24. September | 2 - 7 nights

You can stay in the room type you prefer, paying the price of the next lowest category.

from € 240,-

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Midweek Special: 4=3

7. July to 24. September | 4 nights

Stay 4 nights, pay for 3 nights! Your short break from everyday life - recharge your batteries in a quiet location and fresh mountain air.

from € 360,-

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Hiking: 7=6

7. July to 24. September | 7 nights

Stay 7 nights, pay for 6 nights! Experience our enchanting nature around Lech/Zürs am Arlberg in the summer months. We look forward to sharing the wonderful alpine flora with you!

from € 780,-

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Yoga, Hiking & Enjoyment

20. July to 23. July | 3 nights

This summer we are offering you our special arrangement "Yoga-Hiking-Enjoyment" with Eva Safran from the E3 institution. Treat your body and mind, with yoga you will become fitter, more agile, more flexible. The perfect balance to a hiking day in the mountains.

from € 699,-

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Regular guest days

26. July to 30. July | 3 or 4 nights

Haven't you been curious about the natural treasures hidden under the numerous Zürs ski slopes for a long time? Or have you ever imagined how colorful the landscape around the gentian becomes when the white splendor melts and gives way to the blooming summer? On our regular guest days 2023 we want to show you exactly THAT. That's Zürs, that's life in the mountain in summer. We offer you an exclusive 10% discount on the room price if you extend the regular guest days.

from € 533,-

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