Hotel Esplanade is located right on the shore of Lake Traun, close to the center of Gmunden. It offers a daily breakfast buffet and on-site parking. Guests of the Esplanade can enjoy Austrian and international specialties either in the restaurant with panoramic views or on the terrace. The restaurant is directly accessible with the panorama elevator. Hotel Esplanade offers stunning views of the lake, the mountains of the Salzkammergut, and the famous castles and ancient buildings of Gmunden. Close to the Hotel Esplanade, there is the Renaissance-style town hall with its famous ceramic chime. On the town hall square, a farmer’s market is held every Tuesday. Lake Traun can also be explored by boat. The historic Gmunden tramway starts a few steps from Hotel Esplanade and leads to the famous Gmundner Ceramics Factory.