staff to be very friendly."
In the centre of Bad Gastein, the family-run Goethehof is a 2-minute walk from the Stubnerkogelbahn Cable Car, and offers on-site thermal bath treatments, as well as regional cuisine in the Orania Stüberl restaurant and free WiFi. The Sportgastein Ski Resort is within a 20-minute drive by the ski bus. All accommodation units are soundproofed, and offer views of the garden and the mountains. Each room comes with satellite TV, and comprises a private bathroom with a shower or a bathtub and a hairdryer. Guests can relax in the large backyard garden with a seating area. Felsentherme Gastein with indoor and outdoor pool and sauna facilities is right next door, while Thermalkurhaus Bad Gastein is a 2-minute walk away. Tennis courts can be reached in a 5-minute walk, and Golfclub Gastein is a 5-minute drive away. An ice-skating rink is also 5 minutes on foot away. A ski bus stop which goes to the ski centre is right across Goethehof.