The comfortable 4-star Aktiv Hotel Hochfilzer is located directly in the centre of Ellmau. Several amenities like cafés, bars, restaurants, and shops are located nearby. The ski bus stops just a few metres from the door and brings you comfortably to the 800 m distant entrance to the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental. A practice slope with tow lifts and baby lifts as well as the entrance to cross country trails is just 200 m away. Facilities of the family-led hotel include a friendly entryway with reception, lift, pleasant dining room, parlours, lively day-bar with connected sun terrace, and a spa area (incl.) with indoor pool, indoor/outdoor jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath, Roman sweat bath, and infrared cabin. Further there is a panorama family sauna on the Kaiser terrace. Solarium and massages can be booked and paid locally. For children, there is a play room with billiards, table tennis, and table football (partly for a fee), special kids' menus, and childcare (Sun - Fri 18:00 - 20:00), incl. the children's dinner table (at least 4 children needed). Free parking is available at the accommodation. A charge is levied for use of the parking garage.
The friendly, Tyrolean-style rooms are complete with bath or shower/wc, cable TV, telephone, safe, hair drier, and in some cases, a balcony. The included half board PLUS is made up of a welcome drink, hearty breakfast buffet with organic products (cold/warm, freshly prepared), daily cake and soup buffet in the afternoon, and a 4-course evening meal with choices (3 main dishes to choose from) of starter as well as salad bar. A varied theme-buffet is offered once a week, i.e. farmer's buffet or gala dinner. Christmas and New Year's Eve meals are included.