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FamilyKathrin und Hermann Rieder
StreetSaalhofstraße 26
Town/city5751 Maishofen
RegionPinzgauer Saalachtal, SalzburgerLand
Mobile +43 660 5703237
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from € 23
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Occupancy of 6 People
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The Family-Friendly Castle With the Charms of a Farm

Vacation in the castle - anything else is ordinary, especially if cows, goats and many other animals frolic around at the meadow around the historical building. The Rieder family is welcoming you for a relaxing and family-friendly vacation on the farm in Zell am See - Kaprun. You dwell directly in the castle, , one of the oldest buildings in Pinzgau, in comfortable and roomy apartments with traditional aura and modern amenities.

Comfortable on the Farm

Start your day with a rich breakfast basket with homemade products or the bread service by your hosts. Numerous services

ameliorate your vacation on the farm in Maishofen. Together with cozy wellness relaxation and much room for families you experience the unique enjoyment of hearty and personal service. On our farm children may look behind the scenes and get involved. The animals are waiting to get fed and caressed.

A Dream in Every Season

One of the best features of the Saalhof Castle is its picturesque standalone location

between gentle grassy hills and steep mountains. Beautiful skiing resorts and hiking trails are just a few minutes from the castle. In the summer you can explore gentle terrain by bike or steep mountains by foot.  Afterwards a refreshing swim in nearby Lake Zell is perfect!


Choose the picturesque Saalhof Castle for an unforgotten vacation on the farm in Zell am See - Kaprun. We gladly receive your non-binding enquiry

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New: Take a break from the daily routine in our modern wellness-area.
Relax and enjoy the warmth in our two outside "Sauna Barrels", our infrared-sauna for 4 persons or our classical Finnish sauna for 10 persons. 
Our relaxation room and terrace are fitted with sunloungers made out of massive natural wood and are directly nearby the outside Sauna facilities. The large picture window offers a great view of the "Hohe Tauern" National Park


The panoramic terrace and lawn with the castle well offers many relaxing loungers.

We always welcome children on our farm:

* Playground with an adventure playground
* Large trampoline *Treehouse with rope bridge
* Many pedal tractors, vehicles and sand toys
* Petting animals such as goats and rabbits and dogs
* Children can ride on our horse, Simone
* Daily from 5 pm - the cows are driven to the barn, followed by feeding
* This is where the eggs for breakfast come from: Eggs are collected daily in the morning

* we bake French bread on the stick

Castle prices:

- Holiday apartment with 1 bedroom (2 - 4 persons) : Euro 69 to 100,

- holiday apartment with 2 bedrooms (2-4 persons): Euro 95,- to 110,-

- holiday apartment with 2 bedrooms, separate kitchen (4 - 6 persons): Euro 120 to 155

surcharge:

- Breakfast /person/day: Euro 12, children (3 up to 6 years) Euro 4, children (6 up to 12 years) Euro 6,

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About us

The Family-Friendly Castle With the Charms of a Farm

Vacation in the castle - anything else is ordinary, especially if cows, goats and many other animals frolic around at the meadow around the historical building. The Rieder family is welcoming you for a relaxing and family-friendly vacation on the farm in Zell am See - Kaprun. You dwell directly in the castle, one of the oldest buildings in Pinzgau, in comfortable and roomy apartments with traditional aura and modern amenities.


Comfortable on the Farm

Start your day with a rich breakfast buffet or the bread service by your hosts. Numerous services

ameliorate your vacation on the farm in Maishofen. Together with cozy wellness relaxation and much room for families you experience the unique enjoyment of hearty and personal service. On our farm children may look behind the scenes and get involved. The animals are waiting to get fed and caressed.

A Dream in Every Season

One of the best features of the Saalhof Castle is its picturesque standalone location

between gentle grassy hills and steep mountains. Beautiful skiing resorts and hiking trails are just a few minutes from the castle. In the winter, three ski resorts, numerous cross-country skiing trails and a diverse programme are available for every taste.

Choose the picturesque Saalhof Castle for an unforgotten vacation on the farm in Zell am See - Kaprun. We gladly receive your non-binding enquiry!


New: Take a break from the daily routine in our modern wellness-area.
Relax and enjoy the warmth in our two outside "Sauna Barrels", our infrared-sauna for 4 persons or our classical Finnish sauna for 10 persons. 
Our relaxation room and terrace are fitted with sunloungers made out of massive natural wood and are directly nearby the outside Sauna facilities. 
The large picture window offers a great view of the "Hohe Tauern" National Park


Our ski regions:

- Ski circus Saalbach-Hinterglemm,

- Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See (5 minutes away)

- and the glacial skiing region in Kaprun by Kitzsteinhorn (15 minutes away).

The free ski bus will pick you up from your house door.

Or you can directly enter the extensive network of cross-country ski tracks next to our farmyard. Even the toboggan run adds to the whole winter fun time.

Castle prices:

- Holiday apartment with 1 bedroom (2 - 4 persons) : Euro 69 to 100,

- Holiday apartment with 2 sleeping rooms (2-4 persons): Euro 95,- to 165,-

- holiday apartment with 2 bedrooms and separate kitchen (4 - 6 persons): Euro 145 to 205

surcharge:

- Breakfast /person/day: Euro 12, children (3 up to 6 years) Euro 4, children (6 up to 12 years) Euro 6,

- dinner in the restaurant /person/day: Euro 15, children (3 up to 8 years) Euro 8

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Tauernblick
3 - 8 People

Our beautiful modern apartment, Tauernblick lacks no modern convenience: Living room with radio, satellite TV, Internet, CD player, dishwasher, stove with oven, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, espresso machine (with Tchibo coffee tabs) and bread slicer, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Here groups up to 8 people can be easily accommodated, and the Ritterzimmer with bathroom (shower, WC) and satellite TV is also available to rent!

  • Double
  • King Size bed
  • Sofa Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 23
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 6 People
Apartment Ritterzimmer
1 - 5 People

Our rustic Apartment Ritterzimmer for 2- 5 persons

  • 3-bed room with double bed (180 cm x 200 cm), single bed (1,80 m length) and pull-out sofa (140 cm x 200 cm), including sheets
  • solid wooden furniture
  • traditional panelling
  • bathroom with shower, toilet, floor heating system, make-up mirror, hair dryer, shampoo and soap, towels
  • fully equipped kitchenette (dish-washer, microwave, stove/oven, refrigerator with freezer compartment, coffee maker, espresso machine, kettle)
  • flat-screen TV via satellite
  • free wired and wireless internet
  • 32,5 m² (350 square feet)


Our extra: Pillows filled with wood shavings from pine wood ensure a recreative sleep

We equipped all beds with new mattresses and cutting-edge point-elastic inserts. 

Allergy information: We regularly perform a deep cleaning of our mattresses to remove dirt, sweat and the waste of the house dust mite. Additionally, after each change, the mattresses are disinfected and treated with natural essential oils

  • Single
  • King Size bed
  • Sofa Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 40
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 2 People
Zirbenstube
2 - 5 People

Our romantic and traditional Zirbenstube apartment for 2 to 5 persons with healthy mattresses meets high standards: This approx. 70 m² apartment offers a view of the Tauern and originally dates from the 17th century. It is panelled with pine and equipped with: built-in bathing area with wood shower, separate WC, large kitchen (dishwasher, refrigerator, stove with oven, coffee maker, kettle, microwave, ...) with stereo, satellite TV.

  • Single
  • King Size bed
  • Sofa Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 33
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 3 People
Schönkammer
1 - 4 People

The romantic apartment Schönkammer for 2 up to a maximum of 4 persons (with pull-out sofa): Lounge, solid wood furniture (old wood), bathroom with shower, WC and floor large kitchen (dishwasher, stove with oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, ...) with satellite TV. The original and rustic wood floors, the panelling and the lovingly refurbished doors as well as the beautiful castle beds complete the atmosphere of this room!

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • Mountain view
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • King Size bed
  • Crib / Cot
  • Water kettle
  • Baking oven
  • 4 burner cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Towels
  • Cleaning equipment in the hotel
  • High speed Internet connection
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware / Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Premium movie channels
  • Historic
Overnight stay without catering
from € 40
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 2 People
Schwalbennest
2 - 5 People

A bright, stylish and new apartment with beautiful view of the castle - equipped with natural materials and wood - made by hand by our carpenter: 

The holiday home Schwalbennest features a tasteful combination of traditional and modern materials in the colors of lime green, earth brown and light gray. This gem is perfected by lots of solid wood, stylish Fiber C panels in the bathroom and toilet and modern, large-scale wall prints. This apartment offers the highest standard of comfort on the farm.

  • for 3-5 persons
  • on the 1st floor in the new building across from Castle Saalhof
  • Double room with sofa, sitting area, flat screen TV, blind
  • kitchenette (includes dishwasher, microwave, oven, stove, fridge with freezer compartment, espresso machine, electric kettle, coffee maker)
  • separate children's room with single bed and pull-out sleeper chair, flatscreen TV and DVD-player
  • blackout blinds
  • separate toilet
  • Bath with shower, hairdryer, toilet articles, make-up mirror, shampoo and soap
  • wardrobe in entrance area,
  • WLAN, ca. 45m²



Allergy information: We regularly perform a deep cleaning of our mattresses to remove dirt, sweat and the waste of the house dust mite. Additionally, after each change, the mattresses are disinfected and treated with natural essential oils.

  • Single
  • King Size bed
  • Sofa Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 33
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 3 People
Penthouse apartment in the 2nd floor
10 - 20 People

For groups we rent the total 2nd floor of teh Castle for groups.

These are Apartment Ritterzimmer, Schönkammer, Tauernblick and Zirbenstube with totally 5 sleeping rooms, 4 bathrooms. You can eat and cook together in the kitchen of Apartment Tauernblick. Two L-shaped tables offer space for up to 20 people. The guest room in the ground floor of the Castle offers place to chill and playing games,...

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Double
  • Single
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • Mountain view
  • King Size bed
  • Crib / Cot
  • Child's bed
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Microwave
  • Towels
  • Cleaning equipment in the hotel
  • Beverages sold on the premises
  • Garden view
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware / Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • WiFi
  • Main building
  • Historic
Overnight stay without catering
from € 29
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 14 People
Schulzimmer
2 - 4 People

The Schulzimmer (=classroom) in the 'Moarhaus' - wheelchair accessible

In this part of the 'Moarhaus' a part of the Maishofen school was located:

  • north-side in the ground floor of the 'Moarhaus'
  • View on to the 'Steinernes Meer' mountains
  • The apartment is weelchair-accessible through the rear entrance
  • 1 bedroom with double bed out of birch wood (180x200 cm), sat-tv, brown blackout curtains
  • Kitchen-Living room with wardrobe, sitting area, couch (can be used as a double-bed with 165x200 mattress), sat-tv, fully featured wooden kitchen made out of birch wood and kitchen countertop made out of stone with stove, oven, microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, electric kettle, coffeemaker and espresso machine (with Tchibo coffee tabs).
  • Wheelchair accessible bath with shower, toilet, stone wash stand with separate washbowl, makeup mirror, fanlights, soap and shampoo
  • Wheelchair accessible rear entrance via the ski-shoe room
  •  40 m2

 

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Television
  • Mountain view
  • King Size bed
  • Crib / Cot
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Baking oven
  • 4 burner cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Convection Oven
  • Towels
  • Cleaning equipment in the flat
  • Beverages sold on the premises
  • Handicap accessible room
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware / Utensils
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Murphy Bed
  • Desk with lamp
  • WiFi
  • Historic
Overnight stay without catering
from € 42
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 2 People
Backstube
2 - 6 People
 

The Backstube (=bakery) in the ground floor of the Moarhaus.

The name giver and highlight of this apartment is original stone baking oven for bread, which is also decorates the kitchen beautifully. The old kitchen in the stonewalled vault is blackened from the soot of the baking oven.

 

Here all the bread for more than 20 farmhands and the large farmer's family was baked for centuries. But only 30 loafs every two weeks - today hardly anybody would eat week-old bread.

Another hightlight is the winter garden in the back part of the second bedroom with an oversized

panorama window. view the beautiful grass mountains like the 'Schwalbenwand' from the comfortable chouch or the hanging chair.  

Mixed materials like wooden floor panels in the kitchen, handmade furniture from our birch forest, stone wash tables in the baths and glass is providing traditional coziness with modern comfort:

 

· south side of the ground floor of the Moarhaus.

· View of the grass mountains, the garden and the castle

· Anteroom with wardrobe

·         1 double room with double bed (160x200cm) made out of birch wood, sat-tv and blackout-curtains in bordeaux-red

·         1 living/sleeping room with double bed (180x200 cm) and couch (can be extended into a double bed with full-sized 160 x 200 cm mattress), panorama window with view on the grass mountains with blackout blinds, dark red blackout curtains, swivelling flatscreen sat-TV, hanging chair

· bright and nice bath with large shower, stone washing stand with washbowl on top, windows, makeup mirror, soap and shampoo

·         separated toilet, brightly lit by fanlights in the upper walls

·         kitchen with sitting area in the vault of the original 'Rauchkuchl', in the background the lit baking oven made out of stone, wooden floor: Fully featured wooden kitchen made out of birch wood and kitchen countertop made out of stone with induction stove, oven, microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, electric kettle, coffeemaker and espresso machine (with Tchibo coffee tabs).

-  Many cushions with farm animals provide comfortable ambience and a connection to farming

·         64m²

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • King Size bed
  • Queen size bed
  • Crib / Cot
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Egg cooker
  • Baking oven
  • 4 burner cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Cleaning equipment in the flat
  • Beverages sold on the premises
  • Water closet
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware / Utensils
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Murphy Bed
  • Desk with lamp
  • WiFi
  • Historic
Overnight stay without catering
from € 34
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 4 People
Hiatakammer
3 - 8 People

Apartment Hiatakammer in the 1st floor of the Moarhaus Chalet for 4-8 persons

The so-called 'Hiata' (shepherd) had a very important and responsible task at the farm, mountain pasture and field; Here he had his dormitory.

 

A highlight of this apartment are the disgner lamps made out of birch stems in the kitchen. Beautiful view onto the grass mountains, the 'Steinerne Meer' mountains and the castle.

Mixed materials, wood (original walls and ceilings), handmade bright furniture from our birch forest, stone wash stands in the baths and glass (fanlights in the baths) provide coziness, a special ambience and nevertheless modern comfort:

 

  • north-side on the second floor of the 'Moarhaus'
  • View of the 'Steinernes Meer' mountains, the grass mountains and the castle
  • Anteroom with wardrobe
  • Two triple rooms with double bed (180x200cm), single bed (can be also used as a couch) out of birch wood, sat-tv, dark brown and red blackout curtains
  • stylish bath with large shower, stone wash stand with separate washbowl, makeup mirror, soap and shampoo
  • separate toilet
  • kitchen-living room with sitting area, couch (can be extended to a double bed with 140x200cm mattress), sat-tv Many cushions with farm animals provide comfortable ambience and a connection to farming
  • Fully featured wooden kitchen made out of birch wood and kitchen countertop made out of stone with stove, oven, microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, electric kettle, coffeemaker, espresso machine (with Tchibo coffee tabs) and Sodastream.
  • 65,5 m²

 

  • Single
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Television
  • Mountain view
  • King Size bed
  • Crib / Cot
  • Child's bed
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Egg cooker
  • Baking oven
  • 4 burner cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Towels
  • Cleaning equipment in the hotel
  • Beverages sold on the premises
  • Water closet
  • Refrigerator
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Murphy Bed
  • Desk with lamp
  • WiFi
  • Historic
Overnight stay without catering
from € 23
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 6 People
Moarstube
3 - 7 People

The Moarstube in the 1st floor of the Moarhaus Chalet for 4-7 persons

The 'Moar', or the administrator of the castle resided in earlier times in the 'Moarstube'. The 'Moarstube' is lavishly large and possesses a bright and friendly ambience. Together with the oversized windows this was an expression of the status and reputation of the 'Moar'.

 Mixed materials with wood, handmade bright furniture and floorbaords from our birch forest, east Tyrolean sheep wool in the gaps of the dark wooden ceiling, stone wash tables in the baths and glass provide coziness and modern comfort. The colors green, bordeaux-red and dark brown dominate the apartment...

An extravagant handmade table lamp is the hightlight of the apartment.

A marvelous view on the grass mountains, the High Tauern and the garden.

 

  • on the south side on the second floor in the 'Moarhaus'.
  • View on the grass mountains, the garden and the castle
  • Anteroom with wardrobe
  • 1 double room (180x200cm bed) out of birch wood, sat-tv, green blackout-curtains
  • 1 three bed room with double bed (180x200 cm), single bed (can be also used as a couch) out of birch wood, sat-tv, red blackout-curtains
  • stylish and modern bath with large shower, stone wash stand with separate washbowl, makeup mirror, soap and shampoo
  • separate toilet
  • bright kitchen-living room with sitting area, couch (can be extended to a double bed with 140x200cm mattress), sat-tv
  • Many cushions with farm animals provide comfortable ambience and a connection to farming
  • Particularly lavish fully-featured wooden kitchen out of birch wood with kitchen tabletop out of stone with stove, oven, microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, electric kettle, coffeemaker and espresso machine (with Tchibo coffee tabs).
  • 74,5 m²
 

 

  • Single
  • King Size bed
  • Murphy Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 27
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 5 People
Chalet Moarhaus
14 - 27 People

The chalet 'Moarhaus'  offers 8 bedrooms, 5 baths, 4 separate toilets, a large common dining area and lounge in the second floor for groups and families of 14 to 27 people. The large kitchen in the 'Moarstube' is ideal for common cooking. Nevertheless, each familiy has their own private area because of the division into 4 apartments. One of those, the classroom, is wheelchair accessible. The wellness area in the basement can be used exclusively.

The attic with a double room with folding bed (160x200cm) can be also booked optionally as the 8th bedroom.

Common lounge and eating area in the 1st floor: Two L-shaped tables offer space for up to 20 people.

In the basement there is now a wellness area with a huge wine barrel out of wood which contains the 'Moarsauna'; this sauna can be used exclusively.

 

 

On the ground floor there is a ski shoe room with heated shoe-dryer for 2x 20 pairs of shoes, a ski cellar with sepeerate rear entrance and a bicycle and garbage room.

 

  • Single
  • King Size bed
  • Queen size bed
  • Murphy Bed
Overnight stay without catering
from € 31
Per Pers. / Night
Occupancy of 16 People
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