The History

1973

A childhood dream comes true:
Florian Pointner opens the "Florian" guesthouse.

1979

Beginning of our focus on whole-food, all-natural cuisine, now re-christened the "Gesundheitshotel Florian". From this point on, already half of the products used are from quality-certified organic farms.

1989

Our first seminar building (today's Sivananda Yoga Seminar House) is opened.

1990

Renamed - now a "Health & No-Smoking Hotel". Since this time, our hotel has been run as a meat- and smoke-free establishment.

1994

Awarded the Eco Seal Tyrol, later to be replaced by the Austrian Eco Seal.

1995

Awarded the "Green Toque" for whole-food, all-natural cuisine.

1998

Health & No-Smoking Hotel Florian is the first in Tyrol to receive the Austrian Eco Seal.

1999

Our second seminar building is opened.

2000

Austria Bio Garantie. Since 2000, we are continually reviewed to ensure compliance with existing bio-making guidelines.

2001

Completion of a car-free zone between the hotel and our seminar buildings.

2002

Since 1 February 2002 runs in our ecologically produced electricity from the socket. We were the first hotel company in Austria, which has renounced nuclear power.

2003

First hotel in Austria and only the third in Europe to receive the European Eco Label.
The Pointner Family (owners) are pictured with the Minister of the Environment (far left) and the Mayor of Reith bei Kitzbühel (second from the left).

2006

Renamed "Biohotel Florian"
Finalist beim Royal Accomodation Award for Substainable Tourism in Europe 2006. 

2008

Honored as 10-year holders of the Austrian Eco Seal.

2009

With the beginning of 2009, the previous owner Florian Pointner the hotel has to his wife, Alexandra Pointner passed.

2012

Rechristening of Biohotel Florian to Hotel Pointner, representing a return to our roots. We continue to make exclusive use of foods from quality-certified organic farms (subject to ongoing inspections by Austria Bio Garantie), with which we prepare delicious vegetarian whole-food cuisine and yogic vegetarian dishes.

Sustainability

For many years now, we have held the Austrian Eco-Seal as well as the European Eco-Label. And for more than 30 years, we have also been proud to display a "Green Toque".

Contact

Hotel Pointner
Bichlach 41
A - 6370 Reith bei Kitzbühel

+43 5356 65242

+43 5356 652424

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