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A new beginning?

30-06-2020 | Category: General News

The World has suddenly changed in light of Corona Virus COVID19, and everything that seemed to be certain, no longer is.

The Hochkönig ski resort, along with all other ski resorts in Land Salzburg, closed early on 15th March 2020, to try and contain the spread of the Corona Virus.

All tourist accommodation was ordered to be closed by 16th March.

We are now on restrictive measures in Austria.  All restaurants bars, cafes are closed, and all shops except supermarkets and essentials.  Many restrictions were introduced:

  • Only exercise once a day
  • Work from home 
  • Furlough scheme meaning people did not go to work but still got paid
  • No mixing with friends, family or relatives not part of your household

It has been hard for many especially those highly vulnerable who had to stay indoors, however community spirit was seen in many parts of the country where volunteers offered shopping, meal on wheels etc etc.


The biggest and best news for weeks, if not months has been, that we reopen on the  4th July, to welcome guests back to The Hive at 52.

We expect many people may want to get out into the open air after being on “Lockdown” for a long period of time.  Are you looking to re-charge your battery, visit friends or relatives or just want to chill, check us out. We have many beautiful walks along canals, rivers or through fields, Delamere Forest or the Sandstone trail

Cleaning Regime

We have always been known and proud of our cleaning, so we had no need to change that, what we have introduced is sanitising after cleaning. What does this entail:

  • Sanitise all keys on departure
  • Disinfectant spray all remaining soft furnishings
  • Sanitising of all hard surfaces
  • Sanitise all common contact points daily with disinfectant eg light switches, door handles.

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy has always been more flexible than many of our fellow B&B already ‘s and guesthouses, so no changes made.

  • We take no deposit, just credit card details, if you book direct with us, you can cancel for free up to 7 days prior to your arrival date.  Payment will be taken on your departure. If you do cancel within the 7 days, unfortunately the full amount will be charged. (Should you book via one of the online booking agents, you will be charged in full 7 days prior.)
  • We will continue to review our policy in line.  If you do have any concerns, please contact us.

Other measures in place

As at 4th July, there are still some measures still in place, that you and I need to take note of and adhere to:

  • There is still the need to remain at least 1 meter from other guests in the B&B, including us!
  • We are not allowed to shake your hand on arrival or departure unfortunately
  • There is sanitiser outside the house to disinfect your hands prior to entry – please use this!
  • There is sanitiser available throughout The Hive at 52 – please use it.
  • Please bring a face mask / covering with you if you are planning to use public transport.
  • If you develop covid symptoms before you travel, please do not leave home, however organise a test 
  • If you develop symptoms whilst here, please let us know and call appropriate health care officials to discuss your circumstances. You should consider leaving as soon as possible if you are able to travel.

Remember that you will always get the best price when you book direct with us,  and you are helping many business in the local area and not giving it to the large corporate online travel agents.

We really are looking forward welcoming you all back to The Hive at 52, should you have any questions, concerns or feedback, let us know.

See you soon.

Harro & Lucy

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Harro & Lucy