Summer has arrived …

Come and stay with us …

Our Waldruhe team welcomes you. Enjoy our house, our service and our smiles..

We are "Waldruhe, your B&B with a smile": a hidden gem in the Austrian Lake District called "Salzkammergut". Our historic building has been renovated and equipped with the latest technology, so that your home away from home is a modern, yet cosy place, full of positive energy.

© TVB Ausseerland Salzkammergut – Theresa Schwaiger

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We look forward to welcoming you in the Waldruhe. You can either book online…

… or contact us directly …


Feel at Home when the Sun sets

Bed, Breakfast & a Smile: Our "Waldruhe B&B" is more than just a B&B: Lovely, stylish rooms with high quality furniture, custom-made pillows, duvets and linen, new bath rooms and modern, WLAN (fiber optic cable). Feel at home - work like from home.


Our rooms and apartments have been named after local trees: Fir, Larch, Linden, Beech, Maple, Chestnut and Stone Pine. These are all a non-smoking rooms, as is the entire B&B.

Arrive and check in between 2pm and 6pm (later check in on request), park your car, motorbike or bike on our secure parking lot. Refuel your e-bike or battery-electric car at our e-station, and begin to relax.

Wonderful beds, pillows and more

Feel new Energy when the Sun rises
Your morning, your choice: enjoy our signature breakfast, use the fantastic jogging path through the forest, grab a mountain bike from a nearby rental shop, go swimming in our own nearby river bath or close by lakes, go alpine or cross country skiing in the winter, go shopping for local costumes (Bad Aussee is known throughout Austria for its custom-made "Lederhosen" and "Dirndl"). Or meditate, hang loose, do nothing. Daydream. Your choice. Your day.

Choose between our various rooms and apartments

Room € / Person and Night  € / Person and Night
€ 89,- € 99,-
Stone Pine 2 € 79,- € 89-
€ 79,- € 89,-
Single Room Supplement: € 30,-

Prices are per person per night in a standard double room, including breakfast and taxes, excluding local community tax.
Children in their parents' room

  • 0 - 4 years, free of charge
  • 5 - 10 years, 50% surcharge


Try our apartments

Our apartments offer more space and your own, fully equipped kitchen.
Stay in our apartments to enjoy more freedom together with friends or family. Prices include accommodation by minimum 3 persons. Should you prefer staying by yourself in one of our apartments, please ask reservations for price information.

  • Chestnut: 34 sqm for 3 adults or 2 adults and max 2 children up to 14yrs - download plan
  • Stone Pine: 68 sqm (room 1: 51 sqm, room 2: 17 sqm) for 7 adults or 6 adults and max 2 children up to 14yrs - download plan
Type € / Apartm. and night € / Apartm. and night
Chestnut € 250,- € 265,-
Stone Pine 1 € 295,- € 315,-

Prices are per apartment including breakfast, but excluding local community tax.

More Information

For further information regarding your stay at Waldruhe, please see our general information page.

Legal notice: the offering in German is our legal contract basis, the English translation is for information only.


Activities in Bad Aussee and the Central "Salzkammergut" Region

The region has lots of offer. The Waldruhe team recommends:

  • Walking, jogging or running – tracks up to 20 miles and more starting right at our doorstep
  • Go swimming or scuba diving in the summer (rivers and lakes), or try ice swimming in the winter: the only Austrian swimmer crossing the English Channel successfully (so far) is from Grundlsee...
  • Rent a mountain bike and explore remote alpine trails
  • Go shopping for "Lederhosen" and "Dirndl" in Bad Aussee, the "Local Costume Capital" of Austria
  • Try rock climbing with one of the many climbing schools
  • Go see the Dachstein glacier, the easternmost glacier in the Alps
  • Explore the world famous Dachstein ice- and Mammoth- caves
  • Experience the historic village of Hallstatt with its 4000 year old prehistoric salt mines
  • Follow the story of the US Army's "Monument Men", who rescued Europe's priceless art collections from the Altaussee salt mine in 1945
  • Or just relax, meditate and be yourself

Please ask our Team at Waldruhe - Bed, Breakfast & a Smile for more information.

Lunch & Dinner

Our Waldruhe team is pleased to assist you with table reservations at the local restaurants which offer a broad range; from traditional Austrian, home cooking to exclusive, high-rated cuisine. Please let us know what you're looking for.