The Best Hotels in Salzburg

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Salzburg. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Boutique Hotel & Villa AUERSPERG

Rated 9.1 in 1770 reviews

A hideaway in the middle of the city. The charming boutique hotel has been family-run for three generations and is a… See more

A hideaway in the middle of the city.
The charming boutique hotel has been family-run for three generations and is a pioneer of the common good economy. The Hotel & Villa Auersperg welcomes you with an extraordinary style and ambience, a beautiful city garden with a cozy terrace and a city SPA in the middle of the lively Andräviertel in the city center of Salzburg.
With its own (E-) parking lot & many high-class bikes for the guests (for a surcharge).

Our hotel consists of two buildings: the hotel and Villa Auersperg are right next to each other. Tradition and design are skilfully combined in the 55 rooms, fine details such as selected books, Tivoli audio systems and a café and tea bar ensure an extra level of comfort.

Our wonderful breakfast buffet, consisting mostly of organic, homemade and regional products, as well as vegan, gluten- and lactose-free options, is available daily from 6.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. / 11.30 a.m. on Sundays and public holidays – on the garden terrace when the weather is nice.

The Bar & Lounge are open daily from 07.00-24.00. Bar menu daily until 10 p.m

A very special highlight is the Petit City Spa with sauna, steam bath and sun terrace - massages with our top therapists can be booked.
In the attic of the villa is our atmospheric yoga loft, where morning yoga takes place on Wednesdays (07.30) and Fridays (08.30).

From the hotel you can reach numerous restaurants and shops in a few minutes on foot along the Linzergasse pedestrian zone. The Festspielhaus is only a 20-minute walk away.

Rooms from $188

Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse

Rated 9.5 in 1193 reviews

The Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse occupies a 14th-century building located in a pedestrian area in the heart of… See more

The Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse occupies a 14th-century building located in a pedestrian area in the heart of Salzburg's historic Old Town.

All of the rooms come with an en-suite bathroom with a shower or a bathtub. They also feature free WiFi, a seating area and a satellite TV. Dyson fans are available on request.

The restaurant Gasthof Goldgasse serves specialities made of local produce, and a range of Austrian wines.

The cathedral, the Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, the festival halls, and the Salzach River are just a few minutes' walk away from Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse. A public car park is situated nearby.

Rooms from $165

Hotel Schloss Mönchstein

Rated 9.6 in 194 reviews

This 5-star superior hotel enjoys a unique location on top of the Mönchsberg, a hill in the centre of Salzburg. It is… See more

This 5-star superior hotel enjoys a unique location on top of the Mönchsberg, a hill in the centre of Salzburg. It is surrounded by a large park and offers panoramic city views, an outdoor infinity pool, and an outdoor hot tub. Free on-site private parking and free WiFi is available as well.

The exclusive rooms and suites are all individually and luxuriously furnished. They feature priceless antiques and marble bathrooms, as well as modern amenities such as air conditioning. Upon arrival, guests receive a welcome drink, a complementary fruit basket and a home made Guglhupf cake.

The spa area features a steam bath and a sauna, as well as a wide range of massage, beauty and wellness treatments.

Awarded 4 toques by Gault Millau and 1 Michelin star, the gourmet restaurant THE GLASS GARDEN serves traditional Austrian cuisine, international dishes and a wide selection of fine wines. For events, the hotel additionally offers the Mönchstein Saal, a festivity hall.

Hotel Schloss Mönchstein is only a 7-minute walk away from the Old Town, which can be reached by car or on foot via a lift built into the mountain. Guests staying at the hotel will receive free tickets for this lift. E-refueling station available (for electro cars)

Rooms from $479

Townhouse Weisses Kreuz

Rated 9.9 in 37 reviews

Townhouse Weisses Kreuz is a carefully renovated 16th-century building in the heart of Salzburg's Old Town, 200 metres… See more

Townhouse Weisses Kreuz is a carefully renovated 16th-century building in the heart of Salzburg's Old Town, 200 metres from Salzburg Cathedral and 500 metres from the Festival Hall.

Each room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer. Townhouse Weisses Kreuz features free WiFi throughout the property.

You will find a shared lounge with garden access at the property.

Mozart's Birthplace is 500 metres from Townhouse Weisses Kreuz, while Getreidegasse is 600 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport, 4 km from Townhouse Weisses Kreuz.

Rooms from $362

HYPERION Hotel Salzburg

Rated 8.9 in 2286 reviews

Located in Salzburg and with Mirabell Palace reachable within 300 metres, HYPERION Hotel Salzburg provides concierge… See more

Located in Salzburg and with Mirabell Palace reachable within 300 metres, HYPERION Hotel Salzburg provides concierge services, allergy-free rooms, a terrace, free WiFi throughout the property and a restaurant. Featuring a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 800 metres from Salzburg Central Station, 400 metres from Mozarteum and less than 1 km from Mozart's Birthplace. The accommodation features room service, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At HYPERION Hotel Salzburg every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, continental or vegetarian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Languages spoken at the 24-hour front desk include German, English, Spanish and French.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Getreidegasse, Salzburg Cathedral and Festival Hall Salzburg. The nearest airport is Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport, 5 km from HYPERION Hotel Salzburg.

Rooms from $231

Situated in the famous Getreidegasse in Salzburg’s Old Town, Hotel Goldener Hirsch - a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg… See more

Situated in the famous Getreidegasse in Salzburg’s Old Town, Hotel Goldener Hirsch - a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg is directly opposite the Festival Hall and only a few steps away from Mozart’s Birthplace. It offers free WiFi in the entire property.

This traditional luxury hotel occupies a historic building from the 15th century. The rooms are furnished in a classic Austrian style and equipped with many antiques and handmade furniture. The entire hotel is non-smoking.

Restaurant Goldener Hirsch serves Austrian and international cuisine, and traditional Salzburg dishes are served in the Restaurant Herzl.

Bar Goldener Hirsch serves a wide range of drinks and is a popular meeting place with an elegant ambience. Guests can also make use of the library and a computer free of charge.

The cathedral, Hohensalzburg Fortress, and all major sights of Salzburg are only a short walk away from Hotel Goldener Hirsch.

Rooms from $307

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Rated 9.6 in 815 reviews

Opened in 1866, the privately owned Hotel Sacher Salzburg is a grand, historic hotel which combines timeless elegance… See more

Opened in 1866, the privately owned Hotel Sacher Salzburg is a grand, historic hotel which combines timeless elegance and tradition with highest standard of service. It is centrally located on the banks of the Salzach River with magnificent and unique views of the historic old town and Hohensalzburg Fortress. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire hotel.

All rooms and suites are furnished in an individual fashion and offer state-of-the-art facilities. Furnishings include original paintings and silk wallpapers. All rooms offer air conditioning, a minibar, and bathrobes.

The restaurant Zirbelzimmer, whose wooden panelling and elaborately carved ceilings are unique in Salzburg, is a popular meeting place for gourmets. Restaurant Roter Salon is located on the footpath along the Salzach River and offers beautiful views of the old town and restaurant Salzachgrill serves barbecue specialties.

The famous Café Sacher Salzburg serves the original Sacher cake in a typical Austrian coffee house ambience with an elegant touch. Sacher Bar serves a wide range of drinks accompanied by live piano music.

Rooms from $364

IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg

Rated 8.7 in 4025 reviews

First opened in 1864, the family run, 4 star superior hotel IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER enjoys a central location in close… See more

First opened in 1864, the family run, 4 star superior hotel IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER enjoys a central location in close proximity to many of the famous landmarks and sights of Salzburg. Recently renovated, the hotel offers a panoramic view over the city and its surrounding from the IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant.

All Rooms and Suites are newly renovated and soundproofing guarantees guests a relaxing stay. The units offer a minibar and a range of tea and coffee. Free WiFi is available in the entire hotel and guests find a sauna and fitness facilities with mountain view.

The rich buffet breakfast consisting of regional and organic products is served in the IMLAUER Sky - Restaurant. An a la carte breakfast is available until 14:00. The famous PitterKeller restaurant serves dishes which are typical for Salzburg and it surrounding region as well as a range of beer specialties.

Salzburg main train station is only a 10 minute walk away from the hotel. Guests arriving by car can make use of the valet parking service or park their car themselves in the hotels own garage, both is at surcharge. The W.A. Mozart Airport is a 15 minute drive away.

Rooms from $172

Hotel Stein - Adults Only

Rated 8.6 in 2964 reviews

Located on the banks of the Salzach River, in the centre of Salzburg, the Hotel Stein has a history dating back to… See more

Located on the banks of the Salzach River, in the centre of Salzburg, the Hotel Stein has a history dating back to medieval times and was fully renovated and reopened in the spring of 2018. The lifestyle and design hotel offers guests a panoramic rooftop terrace with views over the rooftops and the surroundings.

Rooms at the Hotel Stein show a mixture of modern and classical style, with Austrian and Venetian influences. The luxurious rooms all have air conditioning, a unique furnishing and handcrafted glass decorations or lamps. The bathrooms are equipped with natural beauty products made from herbal ingredients in pharmacy quality.

The restaurant Steinterrasse is located on the 7th floor and offers a view of the old town of Salzburg. Guests can enjoy a breakfast, brunch or fine dining on the rooftop terrace, and enjoy exquisite drinks and dishes.

Hotel Stein's own spa area can be used against a surcharge and features a relaxation area, sauna and gym. Guides are provided in the rooms with running, hiking and Nordic walking routes.

Only 70 metres from the property, the well known Linzergasse starts, where a variety of shops can be found. Cultural landmarks like Mozart's Birthplace, Salzburg Cathedral, the Mirabell Garden and Hohensalzburg Fortress are all within short walking distance to Hotel Stein.

Rooms from $157

Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

Rated 8.8 in 2532 reviews

This exclusive hotel offers scenic mountain views and cosy rooms in an annex of the historic Leopoldskron Palace, just 2… See more

This exclusive hotel offers scenic mountain views and cosy rooms in an annex of the historic Leopoldskron Palace, just 2 km from Salzburg’s historic centre. Scenes from The Sound of Music were filmed on site, and the Salzburg Festival was founded there.

Leopoldskron Palace is privately owned and not generally accessible to the public. Guests enjoy free access to the palace, the Max Reinhardt Library, and the chapel.

The 55 rooms in the Meierhof Building and the 12 Suites which are situated in the palace, feature satellite TV and a bathroom. A fitness centre and bikes are at guests' disposal upon availability and free WiFi is provided in all areas.

The property is divided in 2 buildings, the Meierhof and the Palace

The daily breakfast buffet is served in the majestic breakfast room in the palace. In good weather conditions, guest can also have their breakfast on the panorama balcony.

Drinks and cakes are offered at the Meierhof Café which also features a terrace with views to the garden and to the Leopoldskroner Weiher Lake.

Free private parking is available at Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron. Jogging and cycling trails are right outside. Guests can enjoy free access to a public pool and miniature golf course situated next to the hotel complex.

Rooms from $185

numa l Mozart

Aparthotel

Rated 8.6 in 3078 reviews

The numa l Mozart enjoys a central location in Salzburg, only a 10-minute walk from the Old Town with all major sights… See more

The numa l Mozart enjoys a central location in Salzburg, only a 10-minute walk from the Old Town with all major sights, the Getreidegasse and the Hohensalzburg Fortress, and a 5-minute walk from the Mirabell Gardens. Free WiFi is available.

Featuring a boutique-style, all bright rooms are tastefully furnished and feature satellite TV, a bathroom with a shower or bathtub, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Rooms on the upper floors boast impressive views of Salzburg's roofs and its mountains.

A public underground car park is available nearby. The Wolf-Dietrich Bus Stop (line 21, 22 and 2) is opposite of the hotel, offering direct connection to Salzburg Train Station. The train station is also a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms from $99

Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug

Rated 8.4 in 1929 reviews

The non-smoking Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug offers a very quiet and central location in the picturesque Linzergasse street… See more

The non-smoking Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug offers a very quiet and central location in the picturesque Linzergasse street, right in the historic Old Town of Salzburg. Free Wi-Fi is available.

This 4-star hotel occupies a 700-year-old building at the foot of the Kapuzinerberg mountain, only a 5-minute walk from sights such as Mozart's Birthplace and Mirabell Palace.

The elegant rooms at the Stadtkrug Altstadt Hotel feature a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, a safe, and a spacious and stylish bathroom with hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy homemade organic meat specialties at the Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug Restaurant.

Rooms from $172

Altstadthotel Wolf-Dietrich

Rated 8.7 in 2153 reviews

A small, exclusive hotel with personal flair. It consists of two buildings, Altstadthotel and the Residenz, located… See more

A small, exclusive hotel with personal flair. It consists of two buildings, Altstadthotel and the Residenz, located opposite each other in a quiet side street of the city’s pedestrian area.

It is just a few minutes walk to Mirabell Palace and Mozart’s Residence. You can leave your car in the garage as all of the city’s sights are within walking distance. For example the cathedral or the fortress, Mozart’s birthplace and the new Congress Hall.

The hotel’s team at the reception are happy to assist you in booking concert or theatre tickets. You can also relax in our tastefully decorated sitting room.

The spa, with it‘s warm colours and simple design, is ideal for relaxation. This compact leisure area comes complete with swimming pool, Finnish sauna, infra-red cubicle and an attractive 'silence' room with couches for relaxation after the sauna. We also suggest you take advantage of our massages.

Rooms from $135

Boutiquehotel am Dom

Rated 9.2 in 683 reviews

Boutiquehotel am Dom is located in the heart of Salzburg's pedestrian area. The Residence Palace, the Festival Hall… See more

Boutiquehotel am Dom is located in the heart of Salzburg's pedestrian area. The Residence Palace, the Festival Hall, Getreidegasse, the Hohensalzburg Fortress and all other sights are in the immediate vicinity.

Every morning, a breakfast buffet is served at the breakfast area in the hotel bar.

The modern rooms feature tasteful, Italian-style furniture, cable TV and air conditioning. The private bathrooms have hairdryers.

A parking garage is 350 metres from Boutiquehotel am Dom. Access to the hotel by car is possible at any time.

Rooms from $173

Hotel Zum Hirschen Salzburg

Rated 9.1 in 436 reviews

The Hotel zum Hirschen is Salzburgs oldest family-run hotel, conveniently located in the city center and only a few… See more

The Hotel zum Hirschen is Salzburgs oldest family-run hotel, conveniently located in the city center and only a few minutes by foot from the historic old town and the train station.
Combining a historic building dating back to 1500 with modern architecture by award-winning local architects and designers, this fully renovated hotel is bound to impress. Guests will not only enjoy beautifully designed rooms and public spaces but also a colorful garden with seating for an outdoor breakfast.
The hotel features a spa & fitness area, a parking garage, a bar, seminar rooms and an adjacent restaurant run by a local up-and-coming chef, and a high-quality breakfast is served in the hotel's own bistro.
Guests can rent bicycles to explore the surrounding area. Salzburg's Old Town can be reached within a 20-minute walk or
a 5-minute bus ride from the Kiesel Bus Stop across the street.

Rooms from $122

Hotel Wolf

Rated 9.1 in 711 reviews

Centrally located in the pedestrian zone of Salzburg’s Old Town, just 70 metres from the Mozartplatz Square, Hotel Wolf… See more

Centrally located in the pedestrian zone of Salzburg’s Old Town, just 70 metres from the Mozartplatz Square, Hotel Wolf occupies a building dating from 1429 and offers individually designed rooms. WiFi is available throughout the building.

The rooms all come with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box, wired and wireless internet access and a bathroom with shower or bath tub, hairdryer and free toiletries. A lift is featured in the building.

After a rich breakfast buffet in the morning, Hotel Wolf is an ideal starting point to explore the city. The main sights such as Mozart’s Birthplace, the Getreidegasse and Salzburg Cathedral can be easily reached on foot.

The access to the hotel is possible by car and a public parking place is 350 metres away. The closest bus stop is 180 metres away.

Rooms from $205

Hotel Bristol Salzburg

Rated 8.9 in 959 reviews

Hotel Bristol is situated in the heart of Salzburg, only a few steps away from Mirabell Palace and the Festival Houses… See more

Hotel Bristol is situated in the heart of Salzburg, only a few steps away from Mirabell Palace and the Festival Houses. Family-run for 3 generations, this historic 5-star hotel offers an award-winning restaurant and free WiFi throughout the hotel.

The spacious and elegant non-smoking rooms are air-conditioned and individually furnished. They overlook the city and feature a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, and a safe. All non-alcoholic drinks in minibar are provided for free.

Decorated with antiquities, paintings, and collectibles, Hotel Bristol Salzburg offers a concierge service and valet parking. Guests can relax in the library. Further, we may book massages in your room, which needs to be requested in advance.

Guests can enjoy the rich breakfast buffet in the Crystal Room, which is decorated with impressive crystal chandeliers. The hotel’s award-winning restaurant Polo Lounge serves international and Austrian specialties. The Sketch Bar and Lounge hosts regular piano evenings.

The Getreidegasse shopping street and many other cultural attractions are nearby and can be easily reached on foot. The Makartplatz Bus Stop and a taxi stand are right next to Hotel Bristol.

Rooms from $367

Boutiquehotel Villa Sissi

Rated 9.2 in 522 reviews

Boutiquehotel Villa Sissi is 1.7 km from Mozartplatz and offers luxury rooms, free use of bikes and a garden with a sun… See more

Boutiquehotel Villa Sissi is 1.7 km from Mozartplatz and offers luxury rooms, free use of bikes and a garden with a sun terrace and a pond. Both free WiFi and private parking are available at the hotel.

All rooms at Boutiquehotel Villa Sissi are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom, the suites also feature a balcony.

Boutiquehotel Villa Sissi offers a continental breakfast in two separate breakfast breakfast rooms as well as on the terrace. Free parking is also available at the property.

The bus to the city centre takes 5 minutes and the nearest stop is located 50 metres away. The property is about 15 walking minutes from the old town. It is 2 km from Mozart's Birthplace, 2.2 km from Mozarteum and 2.3 km from Salzburg Cathedral.

The nearest airport is Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport, 8 km from the accommodation and directly connected by a bus.

Rooms from $219

arte Hotel Salzburg

Rated 8.5 in 7279 reviews

arte Hotel Salzburg provides rooms with free WiFi in Salzburg, conveniently located 600 metres from Mirabell Palace… See more

arte Hotel Salzburg provides rooms with free WiFi in Salzburg, conveniently located 600 metres from Mirabell Palace. Each guest at the 4-star property can enjoy mountain views from the rooms, and has access to a sauna. The property is situated in the Elisabeth-Vorstadt district and Mozarteum is 1.4 km away.

At the hotel, all rooms have a desk and a flat-screen TV. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower, while certain rooms at arte Hotel Salzburg also offer a seating area. The rooms at the accommodation feature air conditioning and a wardrobe.

A buffet, vegetarian or gluten-free breakfast is available every morning at the property.

A variety of popular activities are available in the area around the property, including skiing and hiking.

With staff speaking German and English, information is available at the reception.

Mozart's Birthplace is 1.5 km from the hotel, while Salzburg Cathedral is 1.8 km away. The nearest airport is Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport, 6 km from arte Hotel Salzburg.

Rooms from $112

Cocoon Salzburg

Rated 8.7 in 4695 reviews

Located in Salzburg and within 200 metres of Salzburg Central Station, Cocoon Salzburg features a bar, allergy-free… See more

Located in Salzburg and within 200 metres of Salzburg Central Station, Cocoon Salzburg features a bar, allergy-free rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. This property is situated a short distance from attractions such as Salzburg Cathedral, Festival Hall Salzburg, and Kapuzinerberg & Capuchin Monastery. The property is non-smoking and is set less than 1 km from Mirabell Palace.

Guest rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At Cocoon Salzburg each room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, American or vegetarian breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Mozarteum, Mozart's Birthplace and Getreidegasse. The nearest airport is Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport, 4 km from Cocoon Salzburg.

Rooms from $93