About Relais & Châteaux

The Tennerhof Gourmet & Spa de Charme Hotel in Kitzbuehel has been a member of Relais & Châteaux, an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world, since 2007. Relais & Châteaux was established in France in 1954 with the mission to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character. There are currently 500 Relais & Châteaux properties in 60 countries with more than 10 hotels & restaurants in Austria. 

Relais & Châteaux is established around the globe, from the Napa Valley vineyards and French Provence to the beaches of the Indian Ocean. It offers an introduction to a lifestyle inspired by local culture and a unique dip into human history. Relais & Châteaux members have a driving desire to protect and promote the richness and diversity of the world’s cuisine and traditions of hospitality. They are committed to preserving local heritage and the environment, as encompassed in the charter presented to UNESCO in November 2014. 

Each property within this group is privately owned and operated. Beyond that of quality, their common denominator is the passion with which every hotelier runs his or her establishment.

Furthermore, Relais & Châteaux is also a family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world who share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony. To choose Relais & Châteaux is to experience an unforgettable celebration of the senses.

Relais & Châteaux is defined by the values it shares with its Members throughout the world!

A local anchor:
Our properties are the living expression of a place, its history, environment and culture.

The human aspect:
The Relais & Châteaux spirit lies not only in the respect shown toward one's hosts and colleagues, but also toward the men and women who evolve around our properties and embody the places and cultures they are part of.

Every Maître de Maison conveys his or her passion to our customers..

Relais & Châteaux Members help to enrich the history of cuisine and hospitality.

What else is important for us? 
Food and beverage is very important for us. Personal service. A property in a private ownership. Time for all guests in a personal way. Special location with history. 

Prospective and current members are evaluated by the group's traditional "five C" motto: 
Caractère, Courtoisie, Calme, Charme et Cuisine.

The experiences one has at Relais & Châteaux properties give one the feeling of total immersion in a place and its culture, allowing them to be discovered from up close with all that they have to offer. The attentiveness and sincerity of our team give you a sense of enjoyment that comes paired with respect for every person's privacy, all through a warm and privileged relationship.

Here you will find more informations about the history of Relais & Châteaux.