Hotel Blog

The Hotel Elephant is a house rich of history and full of stories.

In our Elephant blog we present all news from our hotel as well as from our two restaurants. Let us tell you the stories which matter most and be inspired by the many moments making a stay at the Elephant so unique.

News from the Hotel Elephant
Otto Julius Bierbaum's Grand Tour with one of the first automobiles

Around 150 years ago the well known writer and journalist Otto Julius Bierbaum was born in Grünberg / Schlesien. He was also known as „Martin Möbius“ and „Simplicissimus“ and became world-famous with his book „Eine empfindsame Reise im Automobil“ 1903 (A sentimental journey by car). On this journey he drove...


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Hofburg Brixen: A summer evening in the museum

A guided tour at the Hofburg Brixen on a Summer evening - a special event you should not miss! Each Wednesday at 8:30 PM you have the chance to join a guided tour at the Hofburg Brixen, former seat of the Bishop and nowadays a well-curated Diocesan art museum. Start your tour in the inner courtyard with a glass of fine S...


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Sunrise hike on Mount Gabler - unforgettable views!

Experience an unforgettable sunrise on Mount Gabler with a unique view on Mount Peitler and the Dolomites. Almost an hour before sunrise and still covered by the darkness of the night the new Pfannspitz cable car opens for one ascent to bring all the early birds from the starting point at Skihuette up to Mount Pfannspit...


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Tesla Destination Charging at Hotel Elephant

Hotel Elephant in Brixen / South Tyrol (Italy) now offers two charging points for electric vehicles and is one of the very first hotels in South Tyrol providing this cutting edge technology. Drivers of Tesla or other e-cars are able to recharge their car while staying in our hotel or in our Gourmet restaurant. "By installing two Tesla wa...


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Hotel Elephant is a recognized training company

Recently, the Director of the Office of Apprenticeship of South Tyrol, Gertraud Aschbacher, handed over the plaque "We train apprentices" to the Hotel Elephant. This plaque documents the fact that the house gives young people the opportunity to qualify for a job in the kitchen or in the service of the hotel. The achievements of the Eleph...


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