Awards and Accolades

Camping Grubhof – One of the best campsites in Europe

Our most important accolades come from happy guests. In addition, many official awards underline the quality of our work. 

Grubhof again wins top position in Europe

For ten years now, Grubhof has been among the top 10 most popular campsites in Europe. After having been ranked number 1 four times in a row, this time Camping Grubhof reached number 2 in the Camping.Info Award 2022.

We are very happy to be awarded again and would like to thank all guests for their support.

The most frequented online camping guide in the German speaking part of Europe gives this award to campsites with the highest customer satisfaction.

The award winners 2022 are chosen out of 228.000 reviews from 150.000 campers. Reliability, actuality as well as the number of reviews have been considered.

Many thanks to all our guests for your positive Feedback.

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Assessed by ADAC & ANWB and awarded with 4.5 stars

Camping Grubhof in St. Martin near Lofer is annually assessed by ADAC and ANWB inspectors. 

We currently have 4.5 stars and the title ADAC Tipp 2021. This award is given to campsites that have an excellent classification in the German ADAC and the Dutch ANWB 2021 camping guides.

We are happy to accept your ADAC or ANWB Camp Cards (Camping Key Europe) in the low season (see validity periods).

Certificate of Excellence 2018

Grubhof has been awarded by TripAdvisor with the Certificate of Excellence 2018.

Founded in 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honours hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service.

This designation is given to establishments that have consistently achieved great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Establishments earning the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and have continually delivered superior customer experience. 

"DCC Euro Prize" for Camping Grubhof

DCC 2016

Since 1996 the German Camping Association DCC releases the "DCC Euro Prize" for camping sites. With this award the Camping Club honors sites which have lots to offer.

That´s pure luxury, that can also be lived history or latin atmosphere as well as a carefully managed site where the owners contribute their ideas and engagement for the good of the guests.

On February the 26th beside Grubhof a camping site from Germany, Denmark, France and Croatia have been awarded at the travel fair Reise + Camping in Essen Germany.


The jury of the German Camping Club was especially impressed by Grubhof´s campsite concept of spacious XXL-pitches with 120 to 180 m² of surface.

Caravan Club & Alan Rogers Award 2016

Caravan Club

The British Caravan Club & Alan Rogers camping guide acknowledges sites which are open all year round.

A quote from Alan Rogers:  "This extraordinary campsite on the banks of the river Saalach is not just surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery. Here, guests can enjoy nature up close all year round, as well as great amenities such as a sauna and spa." 

Zoover Award - Winner 2015

Zoover Award 2015

In 2015 we were also delighted to receive one of the most coveted public awards in the European tourism sector, the Zoover Award.

Grubhof was voted 3rd best Austrian campsite on the Zoover list. Thank you to everyone for their positive feedback!

Zoover reviews for Grubhof

The Salzburg environmental leaf

Salzburg environmental leaf 2013

The Province of Salzburg annually honours 10 particularly dedicated businesses and institutions for their outstanding achievements in environmental protection with the Salzburg environment leaf. The winners save on operating costs through resource-efficient measures, reducing waste, being climate-friendly and acting in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. 

In 2013, Grubhof was honoured for our exemplary waste and recycling concept in the waste and resources category. 

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Camping at Grubhof in the book "Cool Camping Europa"

Cool camping

It is a special honour for us to be one of the three Austrian campsites in the book "Cool Camping Europa".

This book presents its own account of 80 sensational places for tents, with many practical tips on travel, food, accommodation, costs, opening times and activities. 

The ADAC Camping Caravaning Award 2009

ADAC Campingführer Award

This award distinguishes camping facilities that offer special attractions or unusual concepts in addition to the conventional and popular offerings. 

Quote from ADAC: "The Austrian winner, Park Grubhof in St. Martin near Lofer, impressed with its XX-large pitch concept. The campsite is well appointed, generously sized and carefully integrated in far reaching parkland and stands overlooking a river and the mountains, making it a winner." 

Austrian Eco-label

Österreichisches Umweltzeichen

An outstanding travel experience, supreme quality and environmentally-friendly policies are the conditions for Austrian Eco-label certification.

On 12th January 2012 at the Holiday Fair in Vienna, the Environment Minister Niki Berlakovich awarded the Austrian Eco-label to Robert and Maria Stainer from Grubhof.

EU Eco-label

EU Eco Camping

The European Eco-label is an international environmental seal of approval that serves as a uniform means of identification for environmentally friendly products and services in the common European market.

Establishments carrying the EU Eco-label are distinguished, as are all those bearing the Austrian eco-label, by their environmental friendliness and high quality. 


EU Eco Label

We are a member of the ECOCAMPING association and build our Grubhof nature-loving campsite around environmental and quality management guidelines. Our goal is the ongoing improvement of environmental and natural conservation measures, as well as safety and quality on our site. 

Sustainable camping tourism in Europe, examined and awarded by ECOCAMPING.

More about Ecocamping at Grubhof

Eco Camping