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Kunsthotel Fuchspalast

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Prof. Ernst Fuchs Platz 1, Sankt Veit an der Glan 9300 Austria
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#1 of 2 hotels in Sankt Veit an der Glan
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The Kunsthotel Fuchspalast was created by the well-known Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs, who designed the building and the interior decoration in the style of “Fantastic Realism”.All rooms are decorated in different colours and represent the signs of the zodiac. The Hotel features a KUNSTcafe with a sun terrace, a spa area, and a fitness room. 2 large event halls and 3 modern seminar rooms are available.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Electric vehicle charging station
Secured parking
Wifi
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Hiking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Spa
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Shoeshine
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Allergy-free room
Safe
Bottled water
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, German, Italian, Slovenian
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Lynda Sue wrote a review Sep 2019
Attersee, Austria182 contributions35 helpful votes
Some of the staff is friendly. Basic but clean hotel. Very near to the Altstadt. Breakfast was good. Not possible to have dinner there, but enough restaurants in the old town. Easy parking for my motorcycle!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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bruce l wrote a review Oct 2018
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If you've never heard of Ernst Fuchs (1930-2015), multitalented Austrian painter and one of the founders of the Viennese School of Fantastic Realism, join the club. But you'll also be wondering what this colorful (or garish, depending on your taste), hotel is doing in sleepy St. Veit, a charming farming community in the midst of one of the most historic valleys in Carinthia. After three nights there, we were still wondering. Not only do his drawings decorate the public spaces, but he evidently designed the glazed tiles of the circus-tent exterior and a groovy fountain in which arcing water jets splash the central statue square in the face! That said, the hotel stripped of its zany exterior would resemble a very functional and no-frills Holiday Inn Express. The staff couldn't have been more helpful in helping us to host a catered dinner buffet of about 40. The amenities are basic, but its prime location at the end of the pedestrian-only streets leading to the ancient walled town center and free parking, not to mention the bargain prices, make it a real find. (By the way, Fuchs had no connection with agrarian St. Veit an der Glan at all, only with the politicians who were the arbiters of urban planning.)
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Room Tip: All rooms are accessible by elevator.
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gerrit_huisman wrote a review Aug 2018
Nijmegen, The Netherlands30 contributions6 helpful votes
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This hotel is in ernst Fuchs style. Beautiful design exterior and interior. St Veit is a beautiful village too with great sightseeing and restaurants. The hotel is very clean, rooms and bed super. I would have liked my own control for the airco. But I could open a window
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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romeboy wrote a review Apr 2018
New York245 contributions220 helpful votes
Conveniently placed in the center of town, this no-frills hotel offers standard facilities, relatively large and bright rooms and bathrooms. We had a bad start due to a junior check-in clerk who kept us waiting (one of us a disabled person) as she could not deal with the person checking in before us. She was not able to multi-task and prioritize but eventually the manager stepped in and resolved the issue. Another annoyance are the glass panels between the bathroom and the bedroom that tend to light up the bedroom when one uses the bathroom at night. The no-frills formula means no hot water kettle for tea and coffee in the rooms, a coffee machine in the breakfast area (closing at 10am), no ice or A/C. Hence the room can be warm at times. The 10EUR breakfast can be reasonable if one enjoys the offerings but steep if one only wants a cup of coffee or tea and a croissant. The manager is a switched-on person who stepped in to help on a couple of occasions. Overall, a good place to stay in the area and also fairly well-priced for but could be so much better if the soft-product were improved. For those sensitive to chemicals, the maids spray a heavily-scented bottle in the hallways and rooms daily. One more thing we could all do without.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Anne K wrote a review Jan 2018
Fredrikstad, Norway61 contributions47 helpful votes
Even though the Hotel looks creative on the outside, the inside is normal. The roms are big, nice enough and clean. The breakfast is good, average. Bring earplugs, because you hear the guests in the Hotel very well. Doors slam, you hear people talk from all neighbouring rooms and telephones that ring.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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PRICE RANGE
US$77 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustriaAustrian AlpsCarinthiaSankt Veit an der Glan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kunsthotel Fuchspalast
Which popular attractions are close to Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Nearby attractions include Stadtpfarrkirche St. Veit (0.3 km), Museum St. Veit (0.4 km), and Rathaus St. Veit an der Glan (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a fitness centre.
What food & drink options are available at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pulcinella, Cantina Toscana, and Restaurant Suppenkasper.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is Kunsthotel Fuchspalast located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Sankt Veit an der Glan.
Are pets allowed at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kunsthotel Fuchspalast offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Italian, and Slovenian.
Are there any historical sites close to Kunsthotel Fuchspalast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Stift Sankt Georgen am Längsee (5.5 km), Stadtpfarrkirche St. Veit (0.3 km), and Kraiger Schlösser Wanderung (0.8 km).