Only 750 metres away from the slopes and ski lifts, the newly renovated Hotel Zirngast is located on the Enns River in Schladming. It offers free private parking. All rooms are non-smoking and feature a safe, a work desk, and a flat-screen TV. Most have a balcony. Hotel Zirngast's spa area includes a Finnish sauna, a herbal sauna, an infrared cabin, and an aromatic steam bath. It can be used free of charge. A rich breakfast buffet is served each morning. Half-board includes a 4-course dinner with a choice of dishes and a salad buffet. The wine cellar stocks a selection of fine Austrian wines. Guests of the Zirngast receive a 20% reduction on admission to Schladming’s public swimming pool, which is a 5-minute walk away. A ski school and many shops, restaurants and bars, including Austria’s largest après ski hut, are a 10-minute walk away. Hotel Zirngast offers free pick-up from the train station. The free ski bus stops right outside the hotel every 30 minutes. From end of May until mid-October the Schladming-Dachstein Summer Card is included in the rate. It entitles to many free benefits and discounts such as free use of the cable cars and free access to pools and lakes.