Der Ponyhof – Familienhotel und Reiterparadies Hotel information
New Familotel since 01 January 2022
Amenities and highlights
What makes the hotel unique
Childcare and age recommendation
Surrounded by mountains and valleys, Familotel Der Ponyhof – a family hotel and riding paradise is situated in the enchanting Joglland in the upper Feistritztal on a beautiful high plateau. You will feel at home here from the very first moment. This extremely family-friendly hotel that is great for children offers you a unique holiday with the whole family. Enjoy the fresh mountain air, explore the landscape on a beautiful hike and let yourself be captivated by the breathtaking mountain panorama. Hiking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding or skiing, cross-country skiing and tobogganing. Experience Styria’s charming landscapes, which could not be more different.
You can set off on a new adventure every day from the Der Ponyhof family hotel. Surrounded by forest and meadows, numerous hiking trails start directly at the hotel. On the Rattener Alpe you will not only find the impressive wind park, but also the well-known mountain bike section of the Almtour and the Pretulbiking Tour. Der Ponyhof – a family hotel and riding paradise is situated very centrally and is therefore the perfect starting point for various excursions in the region.
How about a beautiful family hike on the Teufelsstein or a bicycle tour in the footsteps of the famous Austrian author Peter Rosegger’s “Waldheimat” (Home in the Forest). Or would you rather go exploring with the horses on the pony farm? You can experience all this from the Der Ponyhof family hotel.
You can experience Styria’s unique and diverse landscape in a very special way on horseback. Ride to cloud nine past crystal-clear rivers, wildly romantic places of spiritual energy and deeply snow-covered mountain peaks.
You don’t have to be an experienced rider or have any experience in dealing with horses for a riding holiday at the Der Ponyhof family hotel. As you will be introduced to the world of horses and ponies under the watchful eyes of experienced riding professionals.
The high plateau is also worth a visit in the winter months. For our youngest guests, skiing fun literally starts right on the hotel doorstep. Children as young as 2 can start their first attempts on the slopes at the toddler’s ski school right next to the hotel.
The Hauereck ski area or St. Jakob im Walde family ski slopes are not far away and perfectly suitable for the whole family. The Hauereck is also an ideal starting point for ski mountaineers and snow hikers . Two beautiful cross-country ski trails can be quickly reached within a 15-minute radius from Der Ponyhof.
The Der Ponyhof family hotel is also true paradise for playing. The children’s club is located indoors with a large indoor climbing tower and children can demonstrate their motor skills in the large ball pit. The little ones can also romp around in the fresh air to their heart’s content on the outdoor playground.
Family-Suites with lots of comfort
Lovingly designed family-suites in various sizes with all the details that are important for families. How to enjoy a successful, relaxing family holiday. With best price guarantee!
You can really let yourself be pampered during your holiday at the Der Ponyhof family hotel. What could be better than relaxing your muscles in the hotel’s sauna after an eventful day on horseback?
The small wellness area with sauna, infrared cabin and massages offers an ideal retreat to relax and unwind.
Here you will find peace to strengthen the mind, body and soul and restore their balance..
At every Familotel there is qualified childcare for at least 35 hours per week as well as the Familotel Happy Kids Club.
Breakfast + 2 further meals (at least 1 x warm)
Full Board + Snacks, non-alcoholic beverages
Special emphasis is placed on sustainability at the Der Ponyhof family hotel.
Therefore, the hotel also relies on regional, fresh and high-quality products with short delivery routes when selecting food. The kitchen team uses produce from Styria as often as possible and caters to guests’ wishes.
Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan or an allergy sufferer, there is something for everyone here: from hearty home cooking to international dishes and healthy wholefoods.
You’re probably already familiar with one of the region’s traditional dishes: Styrian cream of pumpkin soup with the world-famous pumpkin seed oil from Styria!
In the morning you can help yourself to the rich breakfast buffet with wholefood corner.
At lunchtime you will be spoiled with an extensive lunch buffet with salad bar and good home cooking.
Coffee and cake
Homemade pastries are served at the sweet hour in the afternoon.
In the evening you have the choice between various menus and a rich salad buffet.
There is a rich breakfast buffet especially for children with its own cornflakes corner, a healthy children’s evening buffet and a children’s juice bar.
The Grill family
Holidays with the Grill family in Styria
The small 3-star S family hotel is idyllically nestled in the beautiful Joglland "Waldheimat" (Home in the Forest). You can enjoy nature to your heart’s content here. Little guests can really let off steam here and experience lots of adventures on the farm. The grown-ups are charmed by the idyllic landscape, which is perfect for exploring on horseback, on foot or by bike.