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First Hotel in Millstatt Celebrates 130th Anniversary on Summer 2014

First Hotel in Millstatt Celebrates 130th Anniversary on Summer 2014

Luxury hotel See-Villa in Millstatt, Carinthia opens its doors anew to welcome the 2014 summer season and celebrates its 130th founding anniversary in Austria's summer capital.

Founded by Rudolf Shurer von Waldheim who spearheaded the development of Millstatt as an exclusive summer destination for the nobilities and elites of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the luxury hotel was built in 1884 by renowned architects Mayreder and Kochlin, artificers of the Etablissement Ronacher in Vienna. Von Waldheim was later recognized as the father of Millstatt because of such significant contributions.

It was the first hotel built next to the majestic Lake Millstatt, Hotel-See Villa boasts not only of magnificent milestones and an elite list of nobilities and important personalities who graced its historic facilities, but also of a well-preserved traditions that stay faithful to its original intent. Currently managed by Count Anton Tacoli, the hotel has gone several renovations to restore its classic elegance and provide the new generation of travelers with modern luxuries and finest conveniences.

The See-Villa today features 42 luxurious rooms and suites, wellness facilities that ensure blissful pampering, function rooms and banquet facilities for social events and intimate gatherings, impressive recreational and sports facilities, bars and restaurant with unrivaled views of the lake and enchanting surrounds, decadent gourmet offerings, verdant manicured lawns and lush greenery and a private beach with direct access to one of the world\'s cleanest lakes. Exclusive anniversary events are slated.

Hotel bookings are accepted via http://www.see-villa.at, telephone 0043 (0) 4766 / 2102 or email at see-villa@hotel.at.

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