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Discounts and extra beds

Discounts and extra beds

Families take care of all generations. And we like to take care of you too, whether with discounts for children or additional beds, even for adults.

Discounts and extra beds

There is no charge for cots for children under three at the Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt. Otherwise, an additional bed, including substantial breakfast costs the following, per person per night:

  • Between the ages of 3 and 10 EUR 30.00 
  • Between the ages of 11 and 15 EUR 40.00 
  • From the age of 16 EUR 50.00 
Discounts and extra beds

Discounts and extra beds

Families take care of all generations. And we like to take care of you too, whether with discounts for children or additional beds, even for adults.

Discounts and extra beds

There is no charge for cots for children under three at the Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt. Otherwise, an additional bed, including substantial breakfast costs the following, per person per night:

  • Between the ages of 3 and 10 EUR 30.00 
  • Between the ages of 11 and 15 EUR 40.00 
  • From the age of 16 EUR 50.00 
Animal love: dogs allowed

Animal love: dogs allowed

Man's best friend is welcome here too. So everything goes smoothly, we please just ask that you let us know in advance, at the time of booking.

Animal love: dogs welcome

To ensure your holiday is a good experience for your dog too, we please just ask that you let us know in advance that your pup is coming at the time of booking. Without board, let us suggest the following costs per night and per dog: 

  • dogs EUR 25.00

We would prefer it if you brought a basket or a blanket for your favourite friend. 

Arrival and departure

Arrival and departure

At check-in and check-out, we prefer to offer personal attention and honest hospitality from hosts - that's us.

Arrival and departure

When it comes to checking in, on your day of arrival, we’ll be there for you in person from 3 to 6 pm and will bring your bags to your rooms with eKarts.

On the day of departure, check out is up until 11 am.

If you want to come earlier or stay longer – no rarity here – we can understand why! If it’s possible, we’d love to accommodate your wish at a supplementary charge.

Fair cancellation conditions

Not everything always goes to plan and the best-laid intentions can change. That's why we take care of you with clear cancellation conditions.

Did you get sick? Perhaps your personal situation has changed or your holiday destination? Talk to us and together we'll find a solution. 

Cancellation conditions

To ensure things run smoothly for both sides, we've already taken care of cancellation conditions:

  • Free of charge, up to two weeks before arrival
  • 50% of booking total, up to three days before arrival
  • 100% of booking total, up to three days before arrival

Please note that on booking, you accept our cancellation conditions. One suggestion?: Take out travel insurance.

Perfect place for your trip to Wachau

Perfect place for your trip to Wachau

For wine, apricots, excursions and of course... for you. You'll only find all this here, in the very heart of the Austrian World Heritage

Perfect place for your trip to Wachau

Our Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt in the Wachau valley provides the perfect point from which to discover our sunny region. You'll feel in great hands – whether you choose an active holiday or simply to relax. Whether you opt to enjoy our spa area or sample Wachau delicacies.

Weißenkirchen in der Wachau is located right on the Danube bike trail, one of Europe’s most beautiful bike paths and the World Heritage Trail, a long-distance trail that traces the Danube valley. We can’t wait to welcome you.

Sandy beaches at Kirchenwirt

Sandy beaches at Kirchenwirt

Of course, there's no sea here. But there are idyllic spots with natural beaches along the Danube. A great place to stop and take a breath. Let go, jump in.

Sandy beaches at Kirchenwirt

Whether it's the white sandy beaches that grace the length of the Danube, open air swimming poolsin Spitz, Weißenkirchen and Melk, or the only entirely biological swimming pool in Lower Austria in Dürnstein, a beach holiday in the Wachau valley will soon make you forget that there's no sea!

Taking a dip not enough for you? We take care of the action, too. Wake boarding, water skiing, mono-skiing, canoeing or stand-up paddle boarding (SUP)... the final free-flowing stretch of the Danube, is unforgettable.

Finely prepared home cooking

Finely prepared home cooking

Regional and seasonal delicacies stemming from typical Lower Austrian cuisine - whether it's a new take or a traditional recipe, these dishes are inspired by three generations

Finely prepared home cooking

Great food is close to our hearts. And that’s why we completely rely on our own skills. Everything that can be home made, is home made.

 

Why not sample probably the world’s best apricot dumplings, freshly prepared rump beef, the local delicacy of calf lung, game or lambspecialities, or (with a martini) a freshly fried goose?

Sound good? It really is.

Radiating charm

Radiating charm

Stroll or cycle the St. James Pilgrimage Route or sample culinary wonders in our Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt

Radiating charm

You'll feel in great hands – whether you choose an active holiday or simply to relax. Whether you choose our spa food options or to sample Wachau's specialities. The Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt in Weißenkirchen in der Wachau provides the perfect point from which to discover our sunnyregion, one of the most charming river valleys in Europe.

You’ll certainly see the charm. And you’ll also be able to discover the Danube River, on two wheels, on foot or aboard a Danube cruise.

Stamm- und Haupthaus

Stamm- und Haupthaus

Stamm- und Haupthaus

Dependance Arkadenhof

Dependance Arkadenhof

A picturesque inner courtyard, historical parlours with an old wine press, inviting rooms and stylish vaulted wine cellar.

Dependance Arkadenhof

Whether it's a conference, meeting or seminar, or quite simply, a nice relaxing holiday, the Dependance Arkadenhof, right next to our Stammhous, is the right choice. Her you will make memories you will treasure forever.

 

Dependance Wellnesshaus

Dependance Wellnesshaus

Suites with exclusive facilities, double rooms featuring cosy country-house style and access to the spa sanctuary in the historic vaults

Dependance Wellnesshaus

Relax in the historic vaults with a sauna session, steam room, infra-red cabin, sensory showers and relaxation rooms as well as four suites with exclusive facilities and 50m2 of space to relax along with two double rooms in the cosy, country-house style. This is our Spa Building Winzerhaus that dates back to the 16th century and it is right next to the Stammhaus.

Whether you enjoy a day pass or exclusive access when booking a spa room, the spa area is just what you need after an active day.  

Dependance Malerhaus Geller

Dependance Malerhaus Geller

Dependance Malerhaus Geller

Package: During the week

Package: During the week

Relaxing and impressive, that's how you experience the Wachau with the weekday package - in one of the most beautiful river landscapes in Europe.

Package: During the week

5 days / 4 nights (Arrival Sunday or Monday)

Surprise welcome | Sumptuous breakfast buffet | 2 times a 3-course menu of choice included in half-board | Wachau-Guide | Wachau farewell gift

Price per person in a double room:

Total price from EUR 380 per person (the price ist for the room categorie: small but special)

Offer valid from 25th of March until 27th of November 2022

Package: Activ sport days

Package: Activ sport days

Mountain biking in the Dunkelsteiner Forest or leisurely cycling along the Danube Cycle Path or hiking on the World Heritage Trail - Wachau experience in a sporty way.

Package: Activ sport days

4 days / 3 nights (Arrival Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

Welcome surprise | Breakfast buffet | 2 x 3-course menu of choice included in half-board | 1 coffee break with chocolate cake tith apricots | Bike + hike map | Wachau guide with tips and shopping perks

Price per person in a double room

Total price from EUR 330 per person (the price ist for the room categorie: small but special)

Offer valid from 25th of March to 27th of November 2022

Martini weekend

Martini weekend

The perfect package for the connoisseurs among you.

Package: Martini weekend

3 days/ 2 nights in a double room

Welcome surprise and drink from the Wachau region | Sumptuous breakfast buffet with Wachau specialities | 3-course menu of choice included on the first evening | Traditional goose dinner on the second evening | Use of the spa area in the Dependance Wellnesshaus | Wachau-Guide with tips and shopping perks

Total price EUR 250.00 per person in category small and fine
Offer valid from 14th of October to 27th November 2022

Peaceful rooms in the cross vaults

Peaceful rooms in the cross vaults

Close your eyes... Then open them again. Our unique positioning, tucked between the grape vines, is the ideal balm to soothe your soul.

Peaceful rooms in the cross vaults

In between visits to the sauna, steam room or infra-red cabin, relaxing in our peaceful rooms in Wachau is also the perfect answer to improving your personal well-being. Our unique positioning between the grape vines, is the ideal balm to soothe your soul.

Get comfortable and let your thougts wander.

 

 

Regenerating steam room

Regenerating steam room

High humidity, lower temperature and the perfect companion to a sauna. Steam bath are a delight for the skin and respiratory tract.

Regenerating steam room

Gentler and easier to enjoy: a spell in the steam room is ideal for our guests who can't cope so well with heat, but still want to do something good for their bodies after a strenuous day. Steam rooms are particularly regenerating for the skin and respiratory tract. They promote blood circulation, reduce stress and release muscle tension. The perfect end to an active day.

Finnish sauna

Finnish sauna

Resilience against colds, pain relief and muscle relaxation. A sauna activates the body's own immune cells.

Finnish sauna

Whether improving your health, for its soothing effect on the respiratory tract or to stop the symptoms of a cold, the physical benefits of a trip to the sauna are many and varied.

A Finnish sauna involves intense high temperatures combined with low humidity. The surface of the skin heats up diring in the sauna, between three and ten degrees, and the internal body temperature also increases. The body reacts to this by activating its immune cells.

 

Sensory showers for skin and senses

Sensory showers for skin and senses

Changing water temperatures and spray patterns, rain and mist effects, scents and light play. Experience a true sensory shower.

Sensory showers for skin and senses

Noises, light and scents trigger experiences and emotions. A range of spray techniques and changing water temperature prompt changing, new impulses on the skin as well as gentle, relaxing massage. Our sensory showers offer the widest range of shower variants and stimuli.

 

 

Revel in the vineyard

Revel in the vineyard

Steep terraces, fine varieties of grape, monumental wines - that's what the Wachau valley represents. Sample the creations of top regional wine producers.

Wine tastings

Some of the best white wines in the world stem from this narrow valley on the Danube river, between Melk and Krems, on some 1350 hectares - some spread on steep terraced vineyards, with decades of potential.

Groups of 20 or more can take a closer look at Wachau wines in our Arkadenhof, getting a taste for taste traditions that go back centuries.

Moments you will treasure forever

Moments you will treasure forever

Tastings or conferences, meetings and seminars - our Dependance Arkadenhof is the right choice.

Learn, gather and celebrate

A picturesque courtyard, historical parlours with an old wine press and stylish wine cellar vaults - our Dependance Arkadenhof is the perfect place for your family celebration, wedding or gathering. But holding a business appointment here, whether it's a conferenc, meeting or seminar, means it's also likely to be a moment that remains in our memory.

We're pleased to help with your request, either in person or on the phone.

Breakfast in the sun

Breakfast in the sun

Home-made apricot jam, fruit, cold cuts, cheese - in the Stammhaus, we make sure you start the day properly.

A strong start to the day

The best way to start a great day is with a full stomach, after a balanced breakfast.

For our hotel guests, we serve a sumptous buffet breakfast with Wachau specialities in the Stammhaus of the Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt. Home-made apricot jam, Wachau rolls, fruit, muesli, and a variety of cold cuts and cheese will make sure you start the day properly.

Dürnstein Abbey symbol

Dürnstein Abbey symbol

The baroque monastery of Dürnstein, with its distinctive blue-and-white church bell tower, is regarded as the most notable symbol of Wachau.

Dürnstein Abbey symbol

The picturesque abbey courtyard, an Augustine exhibition with a meditation path and a ceiling fresco by "Kremser Schmidt": This is the baroque Dürnstein abbey, widely regarded as the symbol of our region, with its distinctive bell tower. You can also visit the cloister and the crypt as part of a tour.

In the immediate vicinity lie the Dürnstein ruins, where Richard the Lionheart was held captive once upon a time. Those who tackle the peak, accessible all year round, are rewarded with magnificent panoramic views.

Golf

Golf

Swing your clubs and send some balls flying - over hills, water and green grass. The golf courses around the Danube offer variety for both beginners and experienced players.

Golf

Nestled into the changing landscapes with changing outlooks, the golf courses around the Danube offer variety for both beginners and experienced players. What’s on offer, uniquely designed around Weißenkirchen an der Donau, ensures some wonderful hours spent playing golf, whether it’s in Maria Taferl, Ottenstein, Atzenbrugg, St. Pölten or Lengenfeld.

By the way, our guests receive a green fee discount. We’ll be happy to reserve the tee-off time you want at the course you choose. 

Hiking on Wachau World Heritage Trail

Hiking on Wachau World Heritage Trail

A long-distance trail on ancient routes through one of the most magical river landscapes of Europe, including the highest peak on the Danube.

Hiking on Wachau World Heritage Trail

Between the Danube, vineyards and apricots, the 180 km long hiking trail winds through the most beautifulroutes and historical pathsof the Danube valley and the Wachau wine landscape – passing 20 castles, ruins and palaces, in amongst steep terraces and vineyards, three monasteries and the Jauerling – the highest peak on the Danube river.

The World Heritage Trail is divided into 14 stages, thereby offering unique ways to have an exceptional hiking holiday.

Sport in the area

Sport in the area

Biking and hiking not your thing? It doesn't have to be. Wachau is also the right choice for climbing, roller-skating, walking or playing tennis.

Sport in the area

Whether it’s on the Achleitenwand, a crag in Weißenkirchen itself, around the Dürnstein castle ruins or the Wachau ridge – the Wachau valley offers great, varied climbing in uniquelandscapes, for normal climbers, as well as those more used to sport or high-performance climbing.  Somewhat deeper into the Forest Quarter, a rope climbing garden has been created, for little and large visitors alike, right by the remarkable castle of Rosenburg. 

It’s easy to roller-skate or stroll along the banks of the Danube. And in Weißenkirchen itself, there is also a tennis court and beach volleyball pitch.

Benedictine Melk Abbey

Benedictine Melk Abbey

An icon of baroque architecture across Europe, dating back to 1089 AD, and the spiritual and cultural centre of the country for over 900 years.

Benedictine Melk Abbey

Palatial scale and excitingly designed museum rooms await visitors of the world-famous abbey, which has been continuously inhabited by Benedictine monks up until the present day.

The Emperor’s Staircase and imperial rooms, Marble Hall and Library, an unforgettable view from the balcony over the Danube valley, the high Baroque collegiate church with precious frescoes, paintings or the more-than-250-years-old Abbey park, Melk Abbey is a one of the best excursions in the area.

The Wachau valley on two wheels

The Wachau valley on two wheels

Mountain biking in the Dunkelsteiner forest or simply cycling along the Danube Cycle Path - one of the most beautiful cycling routes in Europe.

The Wachau valley on two wheels

Tire out your muscles and awaken your soul. Unique mountain biking through the Forest Quarter and the Dunkelsteiner Forest offers fun, family time and tough stretches or gentle routes along the Wachau Danube Valley, whichever you prefer. Here you’ll find everything a real biking region needs.

Our top tip? The Danube Cycle Path, one of the most beautifulbike paths in Europe , honoured with the ADFC quality bicycle route seal of approval.

A spiritual centre – Göttweig Abbey

A spiritual centre – Göttweig Abbey

The Austrian equivalent to the Montecassino has looked south towords the eastern side of the Wachau valley, south of Krems an der Donau, since 1083 AD.

A spiritual centre – Göttweig Abbey

The highest apricot gardens of the Wachau valley combined with baroque splendour. This is what you’ll find in the impressive Benedictine Göttweig monastery, a spiritual centre in the heart of Lower Austria.

The monumental Emperor’s Steps with a ceiling fresco by Paul Trogers is considered among the most beautiful and baroque staircases in Europe. There are similar art collections in the neighbouring princes and imperial rooms.

Pilgrimage Basilica of Maria Taferl

Pilgrimage Basilica of Maria Taferl

Lower Austria's national shrine to Our Lady of Sorrows, with majestic sweeping views over the Danube valley, right to the Alps.

Pilgrimage Basilica of Maria Taferl

At a height of 233 metres, the lower Austrian National Shrine to our Lady of Sorrows offers a majestic view over the Danube valley and the hilly landscape of the hills of the Mostviertel region, right to the Alps.

The oak tree with the religious icon (Maria Taferl) was also planted at the construction of the pilgrimage church in 1660. Inside the basilica, there is also a treasure chamber with frescoes, that depict the appearances of the original stories as well as miraculous hearings and deliverances.

Wachau Magazine 2011

Wachau Magazine 2011

The new Wachau magazine offers information about culture, cuisine and lifestyle in the World Heritage Region.

Travelling in the World Heritage Site

Exciting cultural insider tips, exclusive shopping destinations in the 1000-year-old wine-growing town of Krems, foraged delicacies and a portrait of the young, up-and-coming generation of winemakers. This, and much, much more can all be found in the magazine about the UNESCO World Heritage Region. 

Order the Wachau Magazine 2021 free of charge at www.wachaumagazin.at.

Falstaff Restaurant Guide

Falstaff Restaurant Guide

We were excited to receive a score of 84 points in the Falstaff Restaurant Guide 2019 and 83 in the Falstaff Restaurant Guide 2018.

Falstaff Restaurant Guide

Falstaff is one of the oldest, most widely circulating Austrian wine and gourmet magazines. Each year, the best 5000 restaurants in Europe are scored by over 16,000 gourmet club members.

We're proud to have scored 43 out of 50 points for our food, 17 out of 20 for our service, 16 out of 20 for our wine card and 8 out of our 10 for the ambience of the Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt.

AMA gastro-seal "Culinary Heritage"

AMA gastro-seal "Culinary Heritage"

Culinary enjoyment and down-to-earth quality: we stand for dishes from the region, made from high-quality, local products.

 

AMA gastro-seal "Culinary Heritage"

Knowing where something comes from, as well as authenticity, transparency and regionality when going to a restaurant, is exactly what the AMA gastro-seal for "Culinary Heritage" represents, as well as the Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt in Weißenkirchen in der Wachau: local tradition and quality.

The seal is a relieble guide for culinary enjoyment when staying with Austrian hosts.

Lower Austrian inn culture

Lower Austrian inn culture

Typical regional specialities, traditional décor and personal attention from hosts. That's Lower Austrian inn culture.

Lower Austrian inn culture

Real hospitality: Fulfilling various quality criteria in terms of our food, wine cellar, ambience and service, a traditional décor with a "Stammtisch" or regulars table and bar, as well as a one-to-one approach from hosts are vital for members of the Lower Austrian inn culture association.

Top-Wirt 2019

Perfekte Lage für Ihre Wachau-Reise

Perfekte Lage für Ihre Wachau-Reise

Das Hotel befindet sich direkt an der Radroute der Wachau und am Welterbesteig.

Perfekte Lage für Ihre Wachau-Reise

Das Hotel befindet sich direkt an der Radroute der Wachau und am Welterbesteig. Das Hotel befindet sich direkt an der Radroute der Wachau und am Welterbesteig.