It's best to stay in or around Salzburg's Old Town, as this is where you're likely to spend most of your time. Here you'll find a mix of guesthouses and classy old-style hotels.
The Salzburg hotels below have been grouped into three pricing categories:
Luxury (over €200)
Moderate (€100 to €200)
Cheap (up to €100)
These Salzburg hotel rates are for a double room per night and include all taxes and breakfast.
Looming over the river, this stately property preserves the feel of a classic 19th-century hotel. First built in 1619, it opened for guests in the late 1800s, and was the first hotel to have electricity in the city – earning it the name 'Electric Hotel'. It has hosted everyone from monarchs to Sigmund Freud. Today, expect a blend of traditional atmosphere with contemporary service.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 873 557.
Hotel Goldener Hirsch
The hotel of choice for celebrities and royalty over the years, the Goldener Hirsch (the Golden Stag) is a Salzburg institution. Highly exclusive yet exuding genuine hospitality, the hotel has a unique old-world atmosphere combining the rustic with the luxurious. The hotel boasts two superb restaurants and a wonderfully decorated bar.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 80840.
One of the hottest hotels in town is, without doubt, Hotel Stein. Commanding terrific views of the river and reached by bridge from the Old Town, it combines sexy modernity with classic style. Boasting a history dating back to 1399, its rooms range from the glamorous to the super-chic.Address: , Giselakai 3-5, Salzburg,
Telephone: +43 662 874 3460.
Arthotel Blaue Gans Salzburg
The Arthotel Blaue Gans Salzburg claims to be the oldest inn on the Getreidegasse with some 650 years of hospitality experience. Though the Blue Goose is steeped in history, it is far from old fashioned. It's modern, innovative and avant-garde art is a major theme throughout the hotel. The location is superb and the hotel restaurant is an old favourite with locals.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 8424 910.
Ideally located hotel on the edge of the Old Town, this handsome hotel has comfortable, modern rooms and top facilities including a fitness centre and steam room. The breakfast is a vast buffet, which includes cooked food, and the restaurant is pleasant. For extra luxury, try one of the 15 suites that are based in its 17th-century priory.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 1 3337 3730.
The Wolf-Dietrich Hotel comprises the Altstadthotel and the Residenz, two houses that face each other near the city centre. In addition to being very comfortable, it is also healthy and environmentally friendly, being powered only by green electricity, serving organic food in the restaurant and incorporating feng shui into the design.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 871 275.
About 10 minutes' walk from the Old Town is Berglandhotel, a small pension with a warm interior and welcome. Rooms are bright, airy and comfortable, and are largely filled with typical Austrian furniture, while bathrooms are thoroughly modern.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 872 318.
Housed in a 400-year-old building, and furnished with antiques and homey bric-a-brac, Haus Wartenberg exudes plenty of character and charm. Rooms are snug and cosy rather than spacious, but that only adds to the warmth of the place. It's within walking distance of Salzburg's Old Town.Address: , , ,
Telephone: +43 662 848 400.
Among the cheapest digs in town, Yoho is perhaps the most unique lodging in Salzburg. The rooms are comfortable and boast impressive mountain views, while the bar is always busy with young backpackers. What’s more, The Sound of Music is screened every day at 7pm in the TV room – take that as you will.Address: , Paracelsusstrasse 9, Salzburg,
Telephone: +43 662 879 649.