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The story & history of the Hotel Pehab-Kirchenwirt

A modern hotel with tradition in Ramsau am Dachstein

A look at the history of our premises takes you back to the Middle Ages. The "Pehab-Lehen" is first mentioned in a document in the year 1230. The name "Pehab" can be traced through the centuries through the Urbarium  (a medieval register of land rent and stock) until 1679.

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Approval granted by the Kaiser personally

IThe "Pehab-Lehen" became the property of the Prugger family in 1769 when Jakob Prugger purchased the fief and first attempted to obtain a licence for an inn in 1793.  Historical records bear witness to a dispute over the granting of the licence that lasted many years. Also handed down through the centuries is the story that the "Pehab" set off on a 300 kilometre foot march to Vienna to Kaiser Franz II. His appearance in Vienna must have made a lasting impression as he came back with the licence approved and from then on managed the inn as a "Bierwirt", that is,  "mine host" or landlord in today's terms.

From "mine host" to "church host" (Kirchenwirt)

The Prugger family gave a plot of land to the protestant congregation in Ramsau in 1885 to build a church on.  Since then, the property has also borne the name "Kirchenwirt" (church host).
Over the years, the "Pehab-Lehen" went through many changes to become the "Guts- und Gasthof Pehab" or "Pehab estate and hotel" and then the "Hotel Pehab-Kirchenwirt". The property is still owned by the Prugger family, now in the seventh generation. The family manages the gastronomy business, as well as forestry and agriculture with alpine pastures following long-standing tradition but in keeping with modern times.

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Hotel Pehab - Kirchenwirt
Ramsau 62
8972 Ramsau am Dachstein

Tel. +43(0)3687/81732
Fax: +43(0)3687/81655
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