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Relaxation facilities at the idyllic monastery in Carinthia

The new JUFA Hotel Stift Gurk**** offers a fantastic place for nature lovers, families and pilgrims to spend a really special holiday. Alpine meadows stretching as far as the eye can see, densely forested mountainsides and the cheerful babbling sounds of the river Gurk can be enjoyed in the area around the market town of Gurk, which is at the heart of the unspoilt Gurk Valley. It is no surprise that it is such a popular destination for so many pilgrims!

The hotel is located in the historic wing of the chapter house and the priory building that are connected to Gurk Cathedral and provides a truly unique setting for every occasion, whether you are on holiday with all your family, on a choir tour, taking part in a special conference or on a pilgrimage.

The hotel’s location is ideal for discovering the exciting culture and history of the region. The region is well-known for its herbs and you will have plenty of opportunities to discover these botanical delights right at the hotel, where they feature prominently on the agenda every day. For example, you can choose to try out a herbal pillow for a relaxing night’s sleep, or perhaps discover the therapeutic benefits of a herbal infusion at the tea bar.

There are also a range of leisure activities to enjoy, such as the open air swimming pool in Gurk. There are many other sites of interest to explore that are located slightly further afield. For example, you can visit Straßburg, which is surrounded by 16 churches, Lake Kraiger, or maybe explore loftier heights in the Hochrindl mountains, a region that also has plenty to offer fans of winter sports.

Incidentally, you are welcome to bring along your four-legged friend. The hotel facilities and the staff are very dog ​​friendly.

Hotel facilities

  • 45 rooms with SH/WC/TV/safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor children's play area
  • Cathedral café & restaurant
  • Monastery and herb garden
  • Sauna and wellness area with tea bar
  • Handicap / barrier-free
  • Regional store
  • Modern conference technology
  • Attractive seminar packages
  • 4 seminar and event rooms
  • On-site parking free of charge
  • Playground
  • Billard
  • Dogs are welcome
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Double room for single use

  • Modern, light and welcoming room with double or single bed.
  • Shower, WC and hairdryer
  • TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Safe and luggage rack
  • Travel cot available on request

Double room

  • Modern, light and welcoming rooms with a shower, WC, TV and safe
  • Shower, WC and hairdryer
  • TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Safe and luggage rack
  • Travel cot available on request

Double room superior

  • Beautifully furnished with hardwood flooring, a double bed, or comfortable divan beds, and a sofa.
  • Shower, WC and hairdryer
  • TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Safe and luggage rack
  • Travel cot available on request

Double room plus

  • Modern, light and welcoming room with double bed or boxspring bed
  • shower, WC, TV, hairdryer and safe
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage rack
  • Baby cot available on request

Family & Friends

for up to 4 persons

  • Modern, light and welcoming rooms for up to 4 people with a shower, WC, TV and safe
  • Shower, WC and hairdryer
  • Comfortable double beds, single beds or divan beds.
  • Free WiFi
  • Travel cot available on request

Tulsi Ayurveda Centre

Holistic and authentic – our Tulsi Ayurveda Centre provides a special homebase for health and relaxation within the spiritual walls of Gurk Abbey.

Get to know this over 5,000 year-old ancient, traditional Indian art of healing: with a retreat, at the day spa or during a soothing treatment – perfectly complementing your relaxing vacation in the natural Gurktal valley.

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Best attractions in the local area

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Gurk Cathedral

The town of Gurk is famous beyond the borders of Carinthia because of the cathedral, its history and fantastic location. The Pope himself once visited. This place of worship was built in the Romanesque style and is aesthetically one of the most important ecclesiastical buildings in Europe. It is possible to see more than 300 objects of Carinthian religious art in the recently opened treasury.

St. Georgen am Längsee Lido

Located next to Lake Kraiger, the lido is one of the best kept secrets in Carinthia. Water lovers will really appreciate this natural bathing lake, which promises hours of fun in the sun. Entertainment is provided by a range of facilities including a beach volleyball court, table tennis, a 101 metre long slide, a diving platform, boat hire and a bathing island.

Thermal Roman Bath Bad Kleinkirchheim

In the Römerbad thermal spa in Bad Kleinkirchheim you will experience relaxing hours in the midst of a fantastic mountain scenery. In the sauna and wellness area, as well as in comfortable rest areas, you will get rid of everyday stress.

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Seminars & conferences

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The JUFA Hotel Stift Gurk**** is your competent conference hotel for seminars, international congresses, team meetings and multi-day workshops in Gurk.

  • 4 modern seminar rooms for up to 230 people
  • 2 rooms can be combined
  • “Room of silence” for workshops & breaks
  • Hotel parking spaces (free of charge)
  • Wellness area
  • Gurktaler-Alps herb garden
  • Additional bookable services from Ayurvedic treatments to individual devotion and beer diploma in the private brewery Hirt
  • Digital solution: cannyboard combines beamer, flipchart & co.

Here you will find all information about equipment and booking of JUFA Seminarhotel in Gurk:

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Your host

The hotel management Karin Mena Liriano and her team are at your disposal for any questions!

JUFA Hotel Stift Gurk****
Domplatz 11, 9342 Gurk, Austria
+43 (0)5 / 7083-600

Location & getting here

  • Contact & address

    Domplatz 10
    9342 Gurk
    Phone: +43 (0)5 / 7083-600
    Fax: +43 (0)5 / 7083-199
    Email: [email protected]

  • Arriving by car

    The JUFA Hotel Stift Gurk**** is located about 35 minutes north of the state capital Klagenfurt am Wörthersee. Free parking for cars and buses is available directly at the hotel.

    From the direction of Salzburg:
    via the A10 to St. Michael > exit B96/B95 to Stadl an der Mur > continue on the L63 via Flattnitz to Gurktalstraße B93

    From the direction of Vienna:
    route 1) via the A2 to the exit St. Leonhard im Lavantal > via Klippitzthörl > further direction Guttaring and Althofen > Friesacherstraße turn left towards Klagenfurt > in Pöckstein turn right onto Gurktalstraße B93
    route 2) via the A2 to Völkermarkt/Ost > continue on B82 towards Brückl and Kappel until Pöckstein turn left onto Gurktalstraße B93
    route 3) via the S6 to St. Michael junction > continue on the S36 towards Klagenfurt > B317/Friesacher Straße via Perchauer Sattel and Neumarkt to Pöckstein > turn right onto Gurtalstraße B93

    On arrival, we recommend the direct access to the hotel parking lot (entrance Gurk left / in front of the round tower left again). You are welcome to store your luggage at check-in on the suitcase parking at the lift. A driveway over the collegiate courtyard is not possible!

  • Travelling by train

    For more detailed information on how to reach us by other forms of public transport, please refer to the ÖBB and WESTbahn websites.

    As destination station we recommend the stations St. Veit an der Glan, Friesach or Treibach-Althofen. Travel without stress! The station shuttle (“Bahnhof-Shuttle”) takes you directly to your hotel or to one of the numerous top attractions in Carinthia.

  • Arriving by plane

    The nearest airport is in Klagenfurt (KLU; 45 km) and currently offers the following direct connections:

    • Cologne/Bonn
    • Hamburg
  • Mobile at the resort with the Go Mobil®

    The Go Mobil is a regional shuttle within the municipality. As a member company we offer discounted tickets for € 3,80/travel/person (children pay half). Phone: +43 (0)664/603 603 9342

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