A fun, social hostel for backpackers, skiers, couples, and groups
Dorf 44, Ellmau ,
15 minutes from the town of Kitzbuhel is the town of Ellmau
, at the base of the massive SKIWELT Wilder Kaiser/Brixental ski resort (which has been awarded the best ski resort in the world
several times). The Alp King is a relatively new hostel situated in the middle of this town, with easy access to the ski lifts of the resort as well as nearby restaurants, grocery stores, bars, and shops. The closest ski lift is only a 3-minute walk from the hostel!
The onsite bar provides plenty of entertainment with a pool table, music, TVs, and plenty of other travelers to meet and plan your mountain adventures with. Also, theme nights are schedules, as well as pub crawls through the surrounding town. Also the friendly staff can help book tours and arrange transportation. Also nearby is a heated swimming pool with waterslides for your use, even in the winter!
Dorms are simple but modern and clean, and include lockers. A shared kitchen is available for those who wish to cook.
On the long list of amenities are free parking, free internet, a nearby swimming pool (heated in the winter), lockers, a shared kitchen, laundry, linens, tour booking, luggage storage, and more.
Although new, this hostel has a lot of positive reviews which highlight the friendly staff, modern facilities, and great amenities.