Man and woman holding wine glasses on a balcony.
Modern building with a swimming pool in the foreground

Holidays in the Bavarian Alps

Do you have an explorer in you? Then our aja Hotel in Ruhpolding is the perfect place for your adventure holiday! The Bavarian Alps are simply always worth a trip: fresh mountain air, dreamlike adventure trails and the most beautiful nature await you. We cordially invite you to discover simply holiday diversity in our aja Ruhpolding.

Highlights at the aja holiday destination

With aja you will discover the beauty of the Chiemgau, amazing, versatile and relaxing. We want to give you the best holiday memories and see you travel home with a smile. Between mountains and clouds: aja offers you an unforgettable holiday in the best location.

Biergarten aja Ruhpolding
Highlights at aja Ruhpolding
  • Double rooms and suites partly with balcony and mountain view
  • Heated outdoor pool with a view of the mountain panorama
  • Beer garden and outdoor grill for BBQ fans
  • aja SPA and NIVEA Haus Shop
  • Golf course and cross-country ski trail directly in front of the hotel
  • GreenSign certified (level 4)
Look forward to our inclusive services
    Rich breakfast buffet with freshly prepared egg dishes and coffee / tea specialties
  • HOME
    Cozy rooms with modern furnishings and high-quality comfort beds
    Free WiFi in the entire aja Ruhpolding and in the rooms
    Free access to our SPA area with sauna and bathing world
    Sports area with strength and cardio equipment
    24h reception, shop and guarded safe, telephone rental at the reception

Holiday experiences in Ruhpolding

Grab the bikes, the skis or even the hiking boots and discover the Chiemgau in a relaxed and unique way. The excellent location of the aja Ruhpolding ensures unforgettable experiences with that extra portion of relaxation.

  • Winter in Ruhpolding

    Snow flurries and alpine idyll: discover the most beautiful corners of the Chiemgau in winter.

  • Bicycle day trips with an Alpine view

    Cycle along the Alps, past enchanting mountain lakes and with a charming Alpine backdrop.

  • On a hiking tour

    Hike along trails that pass rich, green Alpine meadows and breathtaking rock formations. Hiking fans can sleep at aja Ruhpolding and hit the trail straight away.

  • Pure nature

    Say goodbye to stress and hello to a charming pastoral scene! Smell the fragrance of the mountain landscape, and feel everyday life sail away while you are here in the middle of the Bavarian Alps.

  • Go on a bike trip

    A holiday for active nature fans: experience the magic of Chiemgau with all your senses – on your mountain bike.

  • Skiing

    Start your cross-country skiing day right in front of the hotel and experience the winter paradise that is Ruhpolding.

Retreat for explorers

Because sleeping well is simply part of a holiday, your dream place is waiting for you at the aja Travemünde. Surrounded by the nature of Travemünde, just let yourself fall into bed and fall asleep blissfully with the most beautiful experiences.

You can book these rooms depending on availability:

  • Double room (with mountain view and/or balcony)
  • Suite 
  • Accessible rooms
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The taste of an aja holiday

Fresh holiday air is enough to make you hungry! Fortunately, our restaurant and bar have a great variety of treats on hand. At aja, we also indulge you culinarily from morning till night. Have a taste of holiday with us while on holiday!

  • Breakfast

    You can smell the breakfast in the air! Start your day with relish by savouring our breakfast offer.

  • Local cuisine

    Spätzle pasta, pickled ham hock or light Alpine cuisine – enjoy aja specialities from the Alps after spending the day in the mountains.

  • Bar

    A welcoming meeting spot for a coffee or evening aperitif, with a delicious selection of snacks on offer for you. Enjoy your drink on our terrace when the weather is too good to resist.

  • Beer garden

    Join us, and savour Bavarian flair with a tasty breakfast or over a cheerful round of drinks in our beer garden.

  • Outdoor BBQ area

    Buy your barbecue food from us, and grill it yourself on one of our outdoor barbecues while enjoying the fantastic panoramic view of the Bavarian Alps.

  • Shop

    Our store is open for you round the clock. Head here to find drinks, snacks, magazines, ice cream, travel accessories and much more.

Please note: The included services are subject to the currently applicable official requirements. Should there be a change in the measures at short notice, the service will be adjusted in accordance with the then applicable official regulations.

Wellness and SPA

To keep your body and mind in balance – our spa and wellness area is completely devoted to your well-being. Stress and everyday concerns have to wait outside and make space for pure relaxation. Whether sauna indulgence, fun in the pool or active recreation in our fitness area, there is a fantastic offering for your well-being. The best part? Admission to our spa – which has a selection of saunas, pool facilities and a fitness area – is already included in the trip price.


Are you from Ruhpolding or are you visiting here and want to enjoy a day full of wellness? Our bathing world, the NIVEA house and the sauna area are also open to day guests.

  • Discover the Three Lakes region
  • Indulge in profiteroles at the Windbeutelgräfin restaurant.
  • Fly a paraglider
  • Experience a biathlon live
  • Ride a sleigh through snow-covered forests
  • Try out the mountain roller coaster at the Ruhpolding Märchenpark amusement park
  • Walk more than 10,000 steps on hiking trails
  • Try out cross-country skiing on the lakes trail
  • Day trips to the Chiemsee and Berchtesgaden national park
  • Bicycle tours through the impressive mountain landscape

Contact and information

aja Ruhpolding
Zell 2
83324 Ruhpolding

For any questions about our resort, please call  +49 (0)8663 417 302 525
For any questions about your booking, please call +49 (0)40 300 322 500

  • Ruhpolding railway station and village centre (2 km)
  • Salzburg airport (42 km) and A 8 motorway (11 km)
  • Biathlon World Cup at Chiemgau Arena (7 km)
  • Winkelmoosalm-Steinplatte winter sports area (18 km)
  • Chiemsee (23 km); Berchtesgaden national park and Königssee (40 km)

At aja Ruhpolding, you can use an on-site car park for 12 € per day.

Travel by train

The aja Ruhpolding is about two kilometers from the train station in Ruhpolding. For a comfortable transfer from the train station to the hotel, we recommend the local taxi company:

Taxi Schwarz, Tel .: +49 (0) 8663-1000 or email:

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in is from 3 p.m. Standard check-out is until 11 a.m. If you would like

to check out late, we ask that you speak with reception.

Further information
  • Number of floors: 3
  • Number of rooms: 244
  • 226 king-sized comfort rooms with a 180 × 200 king-sized bed for up to three people (22 m²)
  • 14 suites with a 180 × 200 king-sized bed for up to four people (44 m²)
  • 3 accessible double rooms for up to three people (30 m²)
  • Wi-Fi free of charge throughout the premises
  • Games room at the restaurant
  • Day spa with pool and sauna area included for hotel guests
  • Day guests welcome – our offer

Your dog is also more than welcome at aja Ruhpolding. Please tell us when you make your booking if you are travelling with your dog. You are welcome to bring your dog, after registration in selected rooms on request and subject to availability, for an extra charge of € 20.00 per night and per dog excl. food. For stays of five nights or more, the one-off cost is € 99.00.


You can pay with EC, VISA, Mastercard or American Express at aja Ruhpolding.

Tourist tax

The prices at aja Ruhpolding are exclusive of visitor's tax. 
Adults: € 2.60 per person per day (from the age of 16). From March 1, 2024, the visitor's tax will increase to € 2.90. 
Children: 7 to 15 years € 1.40 per person per day. From March 1, 2024, children will pay € 1.70.

Non-smoking hotel

Our hotel is a non-smoking hotel. The smoking ban also applies to e-cigarettes and includes the balconies and terraces of the rooms. Smoking is permitted on the publicly accessible terraces.

Photo gallery

A picture says more than a thousand words. Just take a look at what awaits you in our aja Ruhpolding.


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