Krakonoš boarding-house is located in a beautiful scenery of the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše) close to a reservoir on the Elbe (Labe) river, 760 m above sea level, about 2 km from the centre of Špindlerův Mlýn.
A 300 m and a 1100 m long ski lifts with the ski-runs of medium difficulty degree are just 200 m from here. It is possible to get on ski to the longer ski lift directly from the boarding-house and then back to the hotel from the ski-run. There are maintained cross country skiing tracks 500 m away leading to Benecko and Horní Mísečky, where they are connected to a ski- run stadium. In winter you can take a regular bus line from the Arnika hotel to the chair lifts in the ski complexes in Svatý Petr and Medvědín. From Medvědín mountain it is possible to go down the hill directly to the boarding house.