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Short break at lake Faakersee

Lakeside Hotel Karnerhof in Carinthia: experience the very best in Austrian hospitality

A family-owned hotel in one of Austria's most beautiful destinations

There are places in the world you long for without quite knowing it ...

This is one of those places: the Hotel Karnerhof in Carinthia, Austria

We’re nestled alongside Austria’s southernmost Alpine lake, with a mild hint of the Mediterranean and a view of crystal-clear turquoise blue waters against a dramatic mountain backdrop.

Let your everyday cares slip away as you unwind in our exclusive lakeside ambiance. The friendly, personal service offered by the Melcher family and their dedicated team makes for a perfect holiday or short break.

Many of our guests - including many families – are our best testimonials: they keep coming back year after year!

Comfortable Hotel Karnerhof is located right on the shores of Faaker See, Austria's southernmost bathing lake
Vacationing in Carinthia
Lake Faaker See is renowned for its clean waters and its beautiful turquoise blue color
Austria's southernmost lake

Familiy holidays in Carinthia

Hotel Karnerhof in Carinthia, Austria, is a wonderful family holiday destination.

The four-star hotel is located right on the shores of beautiful Lake Faaker See on a lushly green area of 100,000 sqm. The 250 m long lakeshore beach is reserved exclusively for hotel guests and the turquoise blue Faaker See is perfect for a wide range of water sports such as swimming, sailing, windsurfing or rowing.

Of course you and your family are also spoilt for choice when it comes to land-based activities. With hundreds of kilometers of trails and routes, Carinthia's mountains and valleys offer world-class conditions for hiking and biking. You can reach twelve diverse, attractive golf courses within a 45-minute drive. On the hotel grounds you have options for tennis, table tennis, fitness, yoga and much more. The fascinating Alps-Adriatic Region consisting of Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia offers numerous attractions and day-trip destinations for the whole family.

With a lushly green 100,000 sqm area, four-star Hotel Karnerhof is a beautiful and save family-friendly playground.
A family-friendly playground
With numerous options for activities both in the water and on land, four-star Hotel Karnerhof is a wonderful family holiday destination.
Family fun in the water

Rejuvenating spa holidays in Carinthia

Rejuvenation and relaxation at Hotel Karnerhof starts with the one-of-a-kind location admid Carinthia's picturesque countryside and with the breathtakingly beautiful views over turquoise blue Lake Faaker See and the impressive Karawanks mountain range. Let yourself be revived by lake's clean waters or try out the resort's heated outdoor swimming pool, the outdoor whirlpool or the indoor pool.

Hotel Karnerhof's large wellness and spa area also includes a Finish sauna, a steam bath, a laconium, a tepidarium, a fitness room and a relaxation room. With a wide range of beauty and massage treatments, Hotel Karnerhof is an oasis of pampering and relaxation. A special highlight is the lakeside sauna in the rustic boathouse from which you can jump directly into Lake Faaker See to cool down.

At Hotel Karnerhof, unwind and relax with a wide range of beauty and massage treatments.
Massage in the boathouse
Jump directly into Lake Faaker See from the beautiful lakeside sauna in the rustic boathouse.
Lakeside sauna experience
Nestled into the foothills of the Karawanks mountain range and located directly on the shores of beautiful lake Faaker See, Hotel Karnerhof is a one-of-a-kind holiday resort in Carinthia.
Four-star Hotel Karnerhof, Faaker See, Carinthia, Austria
Four-star Hotel Karnerhof is situated in Austria's southernmost corner and offers panoramic views of Lake Faaker See and the Karawanks mountain range.
Panoramic views
Hotel Karnerhof's vast swimming area consists of an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a giant outdoor whirlpool.
Fun in the water
Located on the shores of Lake Faaker See, Hotel Karnerhof is surrounded by trees and green plants.
Nestled among trees