Certificate BIO HOTELS

The association of BIO HOTELS uses 100% organic food and beverages under strict conditions and uses exclusively certified organic cosmetics. 
Sustainable management, regional purchasing and environmentally friendly energy and waste circuits are mandatory for all BIO HOTELS. BIO HOTELS already started to evaluate the carbon footprint in 2010 and are now at an average value of 7.5 kg per guest and overnight stay. The continuous improvement of the carbon footprint is their declared common goal. 

Every BIO HOTEL is obliged to carry out a CO2 balance sheet every two years. (2022 carried out in collaboration with https://www.fokus-zukunft.com/leistungen/klimastrategie/ )
Certifying Organisation
Partner Organisation/s

independent organic inspection bodies: ABCert, Austria Bio Garantie, LACON, bio inspecta, GfRS, SLKTravel Countries


Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Greece

Certified Tourism Services

about 50

Sustainability Areas
environment (certified organic food, beverages, natural cosmetics; internal power generation; water storage; sustainable mobility)
Assessment Process
On-site third party certification twice a year
Market Place
Hotel business, Gastronomy, Green Meetings
License Period
Unlimited, but yearly certification 

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Organisation BIO HOTELS Europe
Postal Address • Sachsengasse 81a, A-6465 Nassereith
Phone Number 0043 5265 5099
Fax Number 0043 5265 50038
Webpage https://www.biohotels.info/en/ - open in new window
Released 01/11/2023
Country Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Switzerland, Italy, Greece
Certified categories
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Operational level Sub-Global
Sustainability Environmental
Credibility On-site audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free