- Lech am Arlberg
- Gasthof Post Lech Hotel
- Cafeteria / Snack Bar
- Swimming Pool
- Car Parking
Those wanting a relaxing winter or summer holiday a high standard of accommodation and a friendly atmosphere in the Austrian Alps will find exactly what they are looking for in Lech am Arlberg. The Gasthof Post Lech Hotel is the smallest five-star hotel in this holiday paradise at an altitude of 1,450 metres. It is ranked among a worldwide hotel elite and is a member of the renowned Relais & Chateaux organization, since 1976.
Winter holidays at the Post: In the company of experienced guides, ascend to the mountains when they are thick with snow. Enjoy magnificent downhill skiing through landscapes of virgin snow or on the world famous pistes. Cross-country skiing, ice-skating, curling and sleigh rides round off the winter activities.
Summer holidays at the Post: Embark on long or short hikes with the hotel's mountain guide. High up in the mountains amid the blossoming summer meadows, experience the popular mountain breakfast; or rest and relax in the hotel's Ebra - Park. In addition, the Post offers its summer guests a varied and attractive programme to organise their own individual leisure time.
The first building to stand on the site of the present Post Inn dated back to around 1650. In 1825, the Arlberg pass road was constructed. In 1856, the horse track over the Flexen was widened. In 1884, the Arberg railway was opened and in 1895, work started on the new Flexen pass road, which opened two years later. The road to Lech was completed in 1900 and extended as far as Warth from 1902 to 1908, the opening ceremony was held on 2nd October 1909.
The first Royal Postal service was opened on 31st May 1871. Lech was one of the first Alpine villages to have a telephone connection, and on 22nd October 1924 electric light shone in some of the houses.