Level – flat. Resort located on a steep hill. The resort is located in a mountainous region and it is difficult for wheelchair users to access some local facilities; for example, the cable car.
Most common areas are accessible for wheelchair users.
Accessed by 2 steps or ramp. Automatic doors. Lower desk for wheelchair users. Elevator/Lift to floors 1-5. Accessible toilet with handrails (1 flexible). Ski cellar not accessible by wheelchair.
Accessed by 2 steps or ramp. Automatic doors. Inside access through connecting walkway – one level. Elevator/Lift to floors 1-5. Fire doors on landings are manual. Restaurant entrance door is manual. Ski cellar accessible by elevator/lift.
Member Service Office/Games Room/Washing Machines and Dryers
Located in Restaurant Building and accessed by elevator.
On ground level, area only accessible with key card – wide steps to get into and out of the pool. Whirlpool with 3 steps..
Tennis Court and Children’s Playground (open in summer only)
Accessible by wheelchair.
One designated accessible parking bay available in front of each building.
Partially Wheelchair Accessible Accommodation
Suitable for travellers with restricted walking ability who may need a wheelchair. Some areas within the accommodation and exterior are accessible. They have electric beds, adapted bathroom and special high backed chairs (kitchen units/work surfaces are standard height).
We offer 1 accommodation in total: 1 one-bedroom accommodation.
Suitable for a person with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps, but who would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
We offer 18 accommodations in total: 1 studio, 9 one-bedroom accommodations and 8 two-bedroom accommodations.
Accommodations on the 6th floor are not reachable by elevator/lift. 2 ground floor two-bedroom elite accommodations are accessible by 3 steps and 3 two-bedroom elite accommodations have interior stairs. The bathroom doors have a width of only 60 cm and are mostly equipped with a bath-tub. We need notification of travelers with limited mobility or special requirements prior to check-in in order to allocate suitable accommodation. Accommodations cannot be booked directly at the resort only via Diamond Resorts as all the accommodations also belong to fixed week members.
Please follow the link below to our Accessibility Aid Catalogue with a wide range of complimentary items available to lend to members, owners and guests for your comfort during your stay (subject to availability).
Measurements for Equipment Available Upon Request
- Reception building lift size: 80 cm wide, 98 cm long
- Restaurant building life size: 80 cm wide, 107 cm long
- Wheelchair: 42 cm wide (seat); weight limit 100 kg
- Wet wheelchair: 45 cm wide (seat) and 51 cm high (seat); weight limit 100 kg
- Shower chair: 32 cm wide (seat) and 46–63.5 cm high (adjustable seat); weight limit 100 kg
- Bath seat: 45 x 30 cm (seat), 20 cm high; weight limit 80 kg
Excursion to Lake Styrian Bodensee
The crystal-clear mountain lake Styrian Bodensee is surrounded by some of the most beautiful summits of the Schladminger Tauern (for example, Hochwildstelle and Höchstein) and is one of the top destinations and most beautiful places in the Enns valley.
The 4.5 km long, asphalted panoramic roads (toll road) lead over the Gössenberg into the Seewig valley to the Styrian Bodensee car park (1,143 m). You can easily park your car at the car park and there you find an easy, wheelchair accessible and scenic walk to the lake in about 15 min. Around the lake, leads a forest road and the whole walk takes approximately 50 minutes and the walk is possible for wheelchair users with guide.
This path around the Lake Bodensee is an easy and very beautiful walk in an alpine landscape. At the foot of the towering mountains, you will enjoy the romantic mood. Also very impressive is the waterfall near to the Bodensee.
Restaurant Forellenhof (famous for trout specialities) at the Lake Bodensee is accessible for wheelchair users and has a large terrace and an accessible toilet.
You can reach this destination with your own car or by public bus. Please contact reception for the bus schedule.
Explore Planai Mountain
Those who like it quite comfortable on a hiking holiday, can take a walk on the panorama hiking trail on the summit of the famous Planai mountain in Schladming.
Please use the car park in the parking house at Planai cable car station where you can find an elevator to get to the cable car. The cable car, is suitable for wheelchair users if they bring a foldable chair.
The gondola will take you to the mountain station Planai, where the pushchair and wheelchair accessible path (with guide only) starts and circles the summit of the Planain in approximately 1 hour. The varied and almost flat circular route leads around the Planaigipfel and offers great views of the Enns Valley, the mountains of the Schladminger and Hohe Tauern mountains, the Dachstein and the Ramsau high plateau. Along the way, there are information boards about flora, fauna and interesting facts about the region, and the funny carvings are also worth seeing. After just a few meters you reach the idyllic "place of reflection" surrounded by breath taking scenery.
A cozy alpine walk at 1,900 m above sea level - the natural experience changes with the seasons. Suitable for the whole family.
Refreshments can be taken at “Planaihof”: at entrance you will find a ramp for wheelchair users or a lift and an accessible terrace and toilet.
Proximity/Accessibility to Local Supermarkets/Shops/Etc.
Most supermarkets, shops, banks and restaurants/bars are partially (no lowered desks, not all products reachable from shelves, etc.) accessible for wheelchair users in Schladming, approximately 1 km from resort. Route not advisable on foot. 1 accessible public toilet 08.00 – 20:00 only.
Buses and taxis are not equipped to transport wheelchair users. Some trains are partially adapted for wheelchair users.
Klinik Diakonissen Schladming, 5 minutes by car
Appointments must be made prior to arrival direct with the hospital.
Address: 8970 Schladming, Salzburgerstraße 777
Telephone: 0043/3687/2020 – 6440.
Our Resort Accessibility Ambassadors will assist you with any accessibility requirements prior to and during your stay to ensure it is trouble free.