We, the Erhart family are now in the third generation of welcoming guests from near and far into our hotel in the heart of Sölden. Regular guests that have been coming to the hotel for years, and new guests staying with us for the first time, all appreciate our friendliness and Tyrolean hospitality.
Our close local ties as hosts are reflected in our philosophy of enjoyment with many regional and seasonal products. With excellent service and a welcoming atmosphere, we provide an unforgettable holiday experience for all of our guests. True to our motto: holidays – relaxation – culinary delights.
We Franz & Alberta Erhart built a small bed and breakfast at the current location
with 6 guest rooms and 4 apartments with the then concise name.
Even then, great importance was attached to comfort and ambience.
After more than 10 years as a sideline and as manager of a hotel in Sölden
Franz & Alberta Erhart decided in 1991 to take the big step towards independence
dare to fulfill their dream of owning there own business.
After 1 1/2 years of construction, in August 1993
the magnificent new building around Hotel Erhart to be completed.
From the very beginning, the Erhart was known for its extraordinarily good cuisine.
At the beginning still under the kitchen management of Franz Erhart.
After a few changes of head chef in the first few years
Benjamin Erhart took over the management of the kitchen in 1997, which he has held to this day.
The restaurant, which is known far beyond the Ötztal valley as a place for delicacies, was in its time
highly rated by the leading gourmet guides (Gault Millau, Falstaff, A la carte, La Cusine).
In the years 1993 and 1996 the 3rd generation of the Erharts was born with Raphael and Viktoria
and complete the luck and ensure the continued existence for the future.
In order to increase our offer, the hotel was
expanded to include a fitness room with top Techno GYM equipment.
this year we were allowed with many regular guests
celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Hotel Erhart on the Gampe Thaya.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary, Franz Erhart died far too early
and unexpectedly at the age of 65. That year Benjamin took over the management of the hotel.
In 2014 we started for the first time with the 7-course summer night gala including wine accompaniment.
This year we celebrated our 20th anniversary
and even invited 3x to the gala in July, August and September.
In spring 2015 we have four double rooms in Sölden and a Rebecca hotel apartment
and a double room Erhart in the old building modernized by the joinery Prantl from Habichen.
In spring 2016 we have the breakfast buffet area as well as in the dining room
the spirits installation was expanded by the joinery Prantl from Habichen.
After graduating from the tourism school in Zell am Ziller, Viktoria starts working in the company
and from now on supports the hotel at the reception in the 3rd generation.
The wellness area is extended by a two-person infrared cabin.
The garden area was also beautified and the parking lot provided with lighting and crushed asphalt.
At the beginning of the year, Raphael also rose after completing his carpentry apprenticeship
and a few journeyman years in the family business.
He is now responsible for all maintenance and modernization projects.
In autumn, the ski room was completely redesigned for the coming winter season
and equipped with a shoe drying unit.
In the summer, the construction of a BIKE WASH station started straight away
and in the spring a new front door was also installed.
We have replaced the old sofas in our guest rooms with comfortable lounge chairs.
The restaurant area also received a new look.
Unfortunately, Corona forced us to take a break.
In June we put our Ofyr Grill in the gourmet lounge into operation for the first time
and subsequently also on many occasions with our guests.
We adapted new, large FLAT Smart TVs and minibars in the rooms.
Our lounges in the hotel lobby have been given a new look.
We renewed the seating on the balconies.
In autumn we completely renovated and redesigned the wellness area with an extension
a stone pine relaxation lounge designed by our in-house carpenter Raphael.
This year we also celebrated our 30th anniversary as part of the 10th summer night gala.