- Just a few minutes walk from the centre of Bad Hofgastein, surrounded by 30.000 m² of Hotel Gardens you will find the Kur & Sport Hotel Palace. It is well known far beyond the borders of the Alpine country. At Kur & Sport Hotel Palace, there are lots of opportunities to relax for people of all ages. A complete health centre is located in the basement. Without leaving the hotel, all therapies of the Gastein thermal baths are available. Bad Hofgastein is a picturesque spa resort. Nestling in the midst of the National Park Hohe Tauern, the town is surrounded by mountains rising up to 3,200 meters above sea level.