Gourmet dish with wine accompaniment
Your host in the Wachau

Welcome to our Hotel Donauhof and to the Landhotel Wachau at the west gate of the Wachau, in the picturesque village of Emmersdorf! Enjoy recreative holidays and experience the enchanting landscape at the river Danube.

Be a guest in Emmersdorf, the cyclists’ village in the Wachau

Holiday at Pichler's Wohlfühladressen

Holidays in the hotels by the Pichler family mean Austrian hospitality at its best. Eventful, relaxing and in many regards something very special. The dignified comfort of our house as well as the cordial service will guarantee carefree holidays.

Attentive service, excellent cuisine and the ideal location right opposite of Melk with a view of the world-famous Baroque abbey will let your 

holidays become an unforgettable experience. Discover the wonderful and diverse landscape along the Danube cycle path and marvel at the vineyards and lush meadows in the Wachau when you return to your starting point by ship. Our hotel’s own bike rental incl. e-bikes will be your port of call for spontaneous bike tours or if you come to us without your own bike.

Family Pichler
Hotel Donauhof
Landhotel Wachau
Luberegg Castle
Church on a hill above the Danube
Emmersdorf & the Wachau
Richly blessed region at the river Danube

The Hotel & Restaurant Donauhof is the parent house of the Pichler family and not only convinces with its pleasant living quality but also with its excellent cuisine. A treasury of a special kind is the wine cellar in the romantic vault of the house.

Family with bicycles in front of river, village and hills
Biking without limit: the Danube cycle path
Bike holidays at the Danube

Experience the beautiful and varied landscape along the Danube cycle path by bike. Admire Wachau gardens and lush meadows as you slowly ride back by boat. In order not to have to take additional bikes with you, we provide you with electric, mountain, or city bikes!

Exterior view Heuriger Haferkastn
Currently closed
Sudden fire at the tavern
Our Haferkast'n tavern is closed

Dear guests! Our Haferkast'n tavern will be closed until mid 2023 because of a fire that damaged the roof. 

We will be happy to offer you a table at the Hotel Donauhof or at the Landhotel Wachau. We look forward to your reservation under +43 2752 71777

Fairy tale vacation in the Wachau
The unique castle Luberegg

Luberegg castle will enchant you with its history and its romantic flair. Formerly an imperial country palace, it is now a popular location for weddings, celebrations of all kinds, romantic holidays and extraordinary dinners for two.

Room at the Hotel Donauhof
We love to pamper you
Hotel Restaurant Donauhof

The enjoyable location directly at the Danube is the perfect starting point for a journey of discovery in the Wachau. The 4-star hotel, managed with love, also convinces in terms of living and kitchen quality.

Directly on the Danube
View of the baroque monastery Melk
Two bottles of white wine and 3 wine glasses on a table
Holiday in the enchanting Emmersdorf
Landhotel Wachau

As the latest insider tip for relaxing vacations, the tastefully furnished 4-star Landhotel Wachau proves to be perfect. In the cozy parlours you will be spoiled with regional delicacies and exquisite wines. 

Directly at
Luberegg Castle

A touch of imperialism

Luberegg Castle

Wallpaper room in Luberegg Castle, decorated for wedding

Wedding at Luberegg castle

In an ambience steeped in history, the dreams of romantics will come true. Simply enchanting! Special wedding stories are written here.

Exterior view entrance area Luberegg Castle
Living like an emperor

Luberegg castle is your place for extraordinary hours in the Wachau. Located just opposite of Melk, the country palace from the 18th century has a turbulent history.

Modern furniture in our suites

A rustic, charming touch that invites you to relax, paired with modern comfort: our lovingly renovated suites will let you slumber peacefully.

Fire damage on the roof of the tavern

We had to close our tavern

Our tavern, situated on the premises of Luberegg Castle, became a victim of the flames that damaged the roof. Several fire brigades could avoid further damage. We thank all helping hands for showing their support in this time.

Our inn will therefore be closed until end of 2023/ beginning of 2024. We will be happy to offer you a table at the Hotel Donauhof or at the Landhotel Wachau. We look forward to your reservation under +43 2752 71777

Parlour in the Haferkastn wine tavern