Our hotel will remain closed until the beginning of August 2022 due to renovation work.
ACTIVE CARD PREMIUM - free all-inclusive card for our guests
Our hotel will remain closed until the beginning of August 2022 due to renovation work.
ACTIVE CARD PREMIUM - free all-inclusive card for our guests

Hotel Schölzhorn - Racines - South Tirol

Welcome to Hotel Schölzhorn in Racines!
Amidst a breath-taking mountain scenery, only a few meters from the well-known and family-friendly ski and hiking area Racines - Giovo, our hotel welcomes you in a warm and homely atmosphere.
Our family-run, 3-star hotel is calmly situated in the small village centre of Racines and is the ideal starting-point for a pleasant hiking and skiing holiday.
In winter you can reach the cable car in just a few minutes by foot, which will directly take you to the snowy ski area of Racines-Giovo. For hikers and mountain bikers, enjoyable forest and walking trails start right in front of our hotel. The nearby Passo di Pennes and Passo di Monte Giovo transform motorcycling into a unique experience. The city of Vipiteno, 12 km from Racines, is reachable in a few minutes by car or directly by bus, which stops just some metres from Hotel Schölzhorn.
Throughout your summer stay, we provide you with the free guest card - Active Card Premium - , which allows you to use all public transport free of charge and offers you many other advantages.
Your Family Schölzhorn
Gilfenklamm Gorge Racines Ratschings
View Racines Giovo Ratschings Jaufen
Family picking alpine roses
Cyclist mountain bike at dusk

It´s simply delicious!

Half board treatment at Hotel Schölzhorn in Racines
What could be better than having a tasty and energizing breakfastafter a pleasant night?
Our guests can expect a rich breakfast buffet with crisp bread, sweet croissants, fruity jam, local sausages and cheese, vital muesli, delicious yoghurt, freshly baked cakes and fresh juices. We will be happy to serve you a warm cup of tea or a good Italian coffee!
Our 3-4 course dinner menu combining South Tyrolean specialties and Italian delicacies kicks off with a rich selection of salads and our soup of the day, followed by a warm starter and a main course. The crowning end of the evening is the tasty homemade dessert.
For our guests with allergies & intolerances we offer a variety of alternative dishes as well as gluten and lactose-free meals.
Dinning Room Hotel Schölzhorn Ratschings
Vipiteno Schimml's Bar Bistro

Schimml’s Beer and More in Vipiteno - South Tirol

For all sun-seeking aperitif enthusiasts, beer tasters and for all those who simply enjoy spending quality time in good company amidst the heart of Vipiteno...
Our new bar Schimml's Beer and More awaits you directly in the town square in Vipiteno – right in front of the Torre delle Dodici. After a delightful shopping stroll in one of the most beautiful small cities in Italy, it is a must to enjoy a tasty cappuccino, a sparkling prosecco or a cool beer on the sun terrace in the heart of Vipiteno.
Tower of Vipiteno Sterzing
Vipiteno Schimml's Bar Bistro
Brewery Forst Logo 1857 Vipiteno Schimml's Beer and More
Vipiteno Schimml's Bar Bistro Drinks

Sleeping pleasure amidst the majestic Stubai Alps

Our comfortable wellbeing rooms


· Prices are intended per person and night incl. half board.
· In addition to the total price of the stay, a tourist tax of 1.70 € per person and night will be charged directly on site for all guests over 14 years of age.
· There is no price reduction for missed meals.
· The guest card Active Card Premium is included in the room rate in summer.

· Rates for kids staying in the room with 2 adult persons:
  • up to 3 years: free
  • up to 5 years: -70%
  • from 5 to 9 years: -50%
  • from 9 to 14 years: -30%

Included Services

Hotel Schölzhorn Ratschings - Racines - with wintergarden and terrace in summer

General information

the most precious, yet INCLUSIVE: healthy mountain air
  • Free Wi-Fi in the whole building
  • Elevator
  • Free parking directly in front of the hotel
  • Cosy home-based library to browse through
  • Baby cot, baby phone and baby highchair
  • Children's playroom and youth area

Good to know

Everything you need to know
Your booking becomes binding upon receipt of the deposit, which implies that you accept our booking terms and conditions. The deposit can be withheld as a cancellation fee.
Check-In / Check-Out
On the day of arrival your room will be available from 3 p.m.
On the day of departure, we ask you to leave your room by 10 a.m.
We welcome your four-legged friends on request.
Our little guests can let off steam outdoors on our kid´s playground with trampoline, slide, table tennis, sandpit and small playing meadow. If the weather does not permit playing outside, a children's playroom with table football and dartboard is available. On request we provide our families with a baby cot, baby phone and baby highchair free of charge.
You can park your car free of charge on our own parking area.
According to Italian law, smoking is forbidden in our hotel and therefore also in our rooms. You are welcome to smoke on our sun terrace, on our sunbathing area, or in the external heated smoking room.
Travel insurance
You have already planned your whole stay and suddenly something unexpected occurs... That is why we recommend stipulating a travel insurance.
Cancellation conditions We apply the general cancellation terms and conditions which you can check on your reservation confirmation. In case of late arrival, early departure or no-show we charge 80% of the total price.
Wellness area
Our small wellness oasis with Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath, cold fog shower, tropical shower and relaxation room is open daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bathrobes and jacuzzi tub are available for our guests (extra charge).
Between 10 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. the indoor swimming pool of the neighbouring hotel can be used (max. 10 persons).
Free Wi-Fi is available in the whole building.
Means of payment
You can pay your hotel bill in cash, by EC card or by credit card (Master Card and Visa).


The following security measures are observed in relation to Covid 19:
  • all employees wear mouth and nose protection
  • Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance and in the hotel
  • the distance rules are observed
  • Cashless payment possible
  • Use of suitable cleaning agents

  • We understand every booking as an option booking - this means for our guests:
  • Cancellation free of charge is possible until we inform you about your stay in a timely manner and request final confirmation and a deposit. After that, the usual cancellation conditions of our terms and conditions apply.
Hotel Schölzhorn is a 3-minute walk from the Ratschings Jaufen ski area.
A free parking is available to guests.
Recognized sights in the vicinity are:
  • Gilfenklamm Ratschings (3 km)
  • Ridnaun mining museum (15 km)
  • Wolfsthurn Castle (8 km)
  • Ötzi Museum- Museum of ICE MAN in Bolzano (78 km)
  • Gardens and Castle Trautmannsdorf in Merano (110 km)
  • Thermal baths in Merano (110 km)

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Travel insurance

You have already planned your whole stay and suddenly something unexpected occurs... That is why we recommend stipulating a travel insurance.

Active Card Premium

Gondola Lift Ratschings Racines

Benefits for our guests

In summer all our guests receive the free activeCard of the holiday region Vipiteno-Racines.

· Included services:
- 3 ascents and descents per week using one of the region's cable cars
- Entry to Cascate di Racines - Stanghe
- Free use of local public transport
- Entry to over 90 South Tyrolean museums f. e. Museum Ice Man Ötzi
- guided hikes

· Special discounts with our activeCard partners:
-Entry to the indoor swimming pool & sauna "Balneum" in Vipiteno, Rafting,
“Skytrek” high rope course in Vipiteno, Bike rental, Tandem flights, Vipiteno Golf Club

Summer activities

Your active holiday in Racines
Winter has a lot to offer but so does summer! The summer season in Racines and surroundings invites to hikes on fantastic discovery trails, cycling through flowering alpine meadows or to admire the force of nature in the Gilfenklamm Gorge…
summit station Ratschings Jaufen - Racines Giovo in summer


Only a few steps from our hotel, the cable car takes you to the hiking paradise of Racines. The Racines Mountain Adventure World for families starts directly at the cable car station. Both adults and children can expect many adventures such as climbing frames, water games, petting zoo and much more...
For experienced hikers, it is a good starting point for countless high-altitude trails, such as the Racines Alpine Trail or the Glaitner Höhenweg/ Alta Via di Glaiten.

All our guests receive the activeCard for the entire duration of their stay, which provides you with many advantages.

Other adventure paths in our area:
• Racines valley trail – “Pfeifer Huisile” path
• Barefoot trail
• Wipptal Bee-Trail
• Waterfall-Trail
• Dolomieu-Trail

Winter activities

Unforgettable snow adventure in Racines

The nearby skiing area Racines-Giovo and Val di Racines guarantee everyone unlimited fun in the snow! Ready to ski, sledge and cross-country ski?

two fast skiers on perfectly groomed slopes in the Ratschings Jaufen ski area


Only 3 minutes walking distance from our hotel, the snowy and sunny family ski area Racines-Giovo is welcoming you. You will find plenty of different slopes, modern lifts, an adventurous snow park and a wonderful kids' skiing paradise. If you feel like taking a short break from the slopes, you can pamper yourself with some delicious traditional dishes in one of the numerous mountain huts.
happy children sledding in snowy landscape


Ready, set and go! In proximity there are plenty of sledging trails of different length and difficulties. The most famous one is the 5 km long natural toboggan run in the skiing area of Racines, which is especially popular among families.
Sledges are available in our hotel!

More toboggan runs in our nearby area:
· Toboggan run at the Monte Cavallo (Vipiteno): 10 km length
· Toboggan run of the “Prantner Alm” (Vipiteno): 3.4 km length
· Toboggan run of “Stadlalm” (Ridanna Valley): 1.5 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Zunderspitz” (Ridanna/Masseria): 6.4 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Reifenegg” (Stanghe): 1 km length
  • Natural toboggan run “Waldeben” (Giovo): 1.4 km length
  • Natural toboggan runAtscherwiesen” (Telfes): 1.9 km length
 Cross-country skiers, in the background, St. Magdalena in the Ridnaun Valley, near Ratschings

Cross-country skiing

The perfectly prepared cross-country ski run in Racines and the panoramic high-altitude circuit “Platschjoch” offer ideal conditions for beginners and professionals. The 12 km high-altitude trail takes you up to over 1,800 m above sea level and offers you a spectacular mountain view. A pure paradise for cross-country enthusiasts!
For the entire duration of your stay, you obtain in our hotel a free cross-country skiing pass for the area of Racines.

More cross-country skiing trails in Racines and Ridanna:
· 12 km long cross-country skiing trails from “Larchhof” up to Vallettina
· 15 km long circular track: Casateia – Stanghe – Mareto
· 25 km long circular track from Ridanna to Gasse and Masseria


Weather forecast
Ratschings Jaufen Mountain Station
Ratschings Jaufen Mountain Station
Racines Giovo Chairlift Saxner
Racines Giovo Chairlift Saxner
Racines Giovo Valley Station
Racines Giovo Valley Station

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