Accommodation during the yoga teacher training
During the Sivananda yoga teacher training in Tyrol, Austria, you will be staying in the eco-hotel Pointner, which serves vegetarian whole-food and natural cuisine. The hotel is smoke-free.
For many years the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House has worked closely with Alexandra and Florian Pointner, the proprietors of the hotel across from the Retreat House. The vegetarian menu plans of the Sivananda Yoga Centres offer a wholesome and balanced nutrition.
Two wholefood, vegetarian meals are served daily according to yogic principles. The ingredients are sourced from organic farms (as certified by the Austria Bio Garantie, Austria’s leading inspection body for organic businesses).
The hotel has received the following quality seals:
- Austrian eco-label
- European eco-label
- Austria’s gastronomic accolade ‘Grüne Haube’ for wholefood and natural cuisine
The hotel accommodates vegan and gluten-free diets by offering appropriate alternatives. However, gluten-free bread is not provided.
The hotel is unable to accommodate individual dietary preferences.
The Pointners have been running their farm according to organic and ecological guidelines since 1995. Various fruits, vegetables and herbs are freshly prepared in the hotel’s kitchen.
The hotel uses green electricity, pellet heating and a solar-powered hot water system.
The rooms are equipped with hardwood furniture, health mattresses, wooden floors, shower, toilet, hair dryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.
A Finnish and a low-temperature sauna are available in Hotel Pointner.
The hotel offers free parking.
The Hotel Pointner offers WLAN in the dining room and on the terrace. Please do not use the WiFi during meals. For single and double rooms there are internet modems for internet access with your own laptop for free. Please ask at the hotel reception.
WLAN is also available in the outdoor area directly in front of the yoga hall (hall 1-3). Please do not use this WLAN in the foyer or in the halls.
Accommodation in guest houses
Should the hotel be booked, accommodation in House Ganga is possible. In this case meals will be taken in Hotel Pointner.
House Ganga is a former guesthouse built in the 1970s. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the Retreat House overlooking the village of Reith and with views of the surrounding mountains. It has several apartments, dormitories, a dining room and a lounge. The garden invites you for quiet moments and relaxation.
Check in/Check out
Check in: 3 to 6 pm (after 6 pm: only if agreed by telephone beforehand)
Check out: 11 am