The Best Hotels in Salzburg

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Salzburg for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Townhouse Weisses Kreuz

Rated 9.9 in 17 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 $456

Hotel Sacher Salzburg

Rated 9.5 in 505 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. Each one has been personally decorated by Mrs. Elisabeth Gürtler, the hotel's owner, with a great love of details. 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 $352

Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse

Rated 9.5 in 761 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 $147

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 $297

Boutique Hotel Auersperg

Rated 9.2 in 1251 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 $135

Hotel Stein - Adults Only

Rated 8.7 in 2281 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 $175

IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg

Rated 8.7 in 3077 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 $194

numa l Mozart

Aparthotel

Rated 8.7 in 2204 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 $73

artHotel Blaue Gans

Rated 8.8 in 466 reviews

Located in a 14th-century building in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, this 4-star design boutique hotel is right at… See more

Located in a 14th-century building in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, this 4-star design boutique hotel is right at the foot of Hohensalzburg Fortress. Free WiFi is available.

Situated along the famous Getreidegasse shopping street, artHotel Blaue Gans is directly opposite the Festival Hall and just a few steps from Mozart’s Birthplace. It combines a historic ambience with modern design and contemporary art. More than 100 original works of art are spread throughout the Arthotel.

The elegant, air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Blaue Gans all have satellite TV, a minibar, a safe, and a bathroom with hairdryer.

Surrounded by medieval stone walls, the restaurant serves traditional Austrian cuisine and Salzburg specialities. In summer, it includes a Mediterranean-style garden. In the Arthotel’s stylish bar, guests can relax in leather armchairs and enjoy fine wines and good music.

Situated next to the hotel’s private herb garden, the glass house offers meeting space for up to 10 persons. For special events, the 660-year-old wine archive is available.

Rooms from $171

Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron

Rated 8.8 in 1443 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 rooms in the Meierhof Annex and the suites, which are all situated at the palace, feature satellite TV, a minibar, and a bathroom. A fitness centre and bikes are at guests' disposal 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 $198

Hotel Schloss Mönchstein

Rated 9.6 in 177 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 $468

Boutiquehotel am Dom

Rated 9.1 in 514 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 $166

Hotel Wolf

Rated 9.0 in 590 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 $213

Hotel Garni Frauenschuh

Rated 9.0 in 571 reviews

A 10-minute drive from the centre of Salzburg, Hotel Frauenschuh is located in the quiet and green district of… See more

A 10-minute drive from the centre of Salzburg, Hotel Frauenschuh is located in the quiet and green district of Leopoldskron-Moos. It has a spa area and offers free outdoor parking.

Hotel Frauenschuh’s rooms offer WiFi, satellite TV and a bathroom with hairdryer. Some have a balcony and a kitchen.

The spa area includes a sauna and a steam bath, as well as a small fitness room. Bathrobes can be rented at the reception.

A rich breakfast buffet is served each morning. 2 restaurants are only steps away.

Hotel Frauenschuh features a children’s playground and storage facilities for bicycles and motorcycles. Guests can play table tennis and darts, relax on the terrace and in the garden, or rent bicycles to explore the surroundings. Garage parking is available upon prior arrangement and at a surcharge.

The old town can be reached by bus in 12 minutes. Salzburg Airport is only a short drive away.

Rooms from $183

Hotel Bristol Salzburg

Rated 8.9 in 600 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. Complimentary mineral water is provided in all rooms.

Decorated with antiquities, paintings, and collectibles, Hotel Bristol Salzburg offers a concierge service and valet parking. Guests can relax in the library and book massages.

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. Half-board includes 2 courses chosen from the menu. 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 $381

Hyperion Hotel Salzburg

Rated 8.9 in 716 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 24-hour front desk and currency exchange 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.

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 $150

Sheraton Grand Salzburg

Rated 8.5 in 356 reviews

The Sheraton Grand Salzburg Hotel is a 5-star hotel in the centre of Salzburg, facing Mirabell Palace and the Mirabell… See more

The Sheraton Grand Salzburg Hotel is a 5-star hotel in the centre of Salzburg, facing Mirabell Palace and the Mirabell Gardens. Mozarts Birthplace, the Festspielhaus and the Salzburg Cathedral can all be reached by foot within 15 minutes.

The Sheraton Grand Salzburg Hotel's rooms and suites feature modern or classic décor, Sheraton Signature beds and spacious bathrooms with toiletries, slippers and bathrobes. Free WiFi is provided in the entire hotel and room service is available 24 hours a day.

The on-site fitness centre provides a sauna and a steam bath, as well as massages on request. It is also connected to the Paracelsus Bad & Kurhaus, where guests can relax during the day.

There are two restaurants at the hotel, taste.it serves Italian dishes, while Mirabell & Terrace serves local dishes and hosts weekend dining events. The Piano Bar offers a range of cocktails, snacks, pastries or coffee.

Kapuzinerberg & Capuchin Monastery is 800 metres from the accommodation, while Hohensalzburg Fortress is 800 metres away. Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport is 4 km from the property, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $207

Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt

Rated 8.6 in 1623 reviews

Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt is a 5-star hotel in a historic building dating from 1377, located right in the Old Town of… See more

Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt is a 5-star hotel in a historic building dating from 1377, located right in the Old Town of Salzburg and only a few steps away from all sights. It was renovated in spring 2016 and offers free WiFi in all areas.

The tastefully furnished rooms and suites are air-conditioned and offer views of the Salzach River or the Old Town.

The Radisson Blu Altstadt’s air-conditioned Symphonie restaurant offers Austrian and international dishes and views of the river and the Kapuzinerberg mountain. The breakfast buffet is served between 06:30 and 10:30.

A public parking garage is a 5-minute walk away from the Altstadt Radisson Blu Salzburg. A valet parking service is available.

Guests receive a 1-day bonus card with a 10% discount for a selection of stores in the Designer Outlet Centre.

Rooms from $204

Hotel Villa Carlton - Adults Only

Rated 8.7 in 807 reviews

Hotel Villa Carlton - Adults Only is just a few steps from the Mirabell Gardens and the Salzburg Congress Centre and… See more

Hotel Villa Carlton - Adults Only is just a few steps from the Mirabell Gardens and the Salzburg Congress Centre and features individually designed rooms. Salzburg Main Train Station and the Old Town are 700 metres away. Free WiFi is available.

The spacious rooms at this boutique hotel feature air-conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe, and an iPod docking station.

Theatre, concert and sightseeing tickets can be reserved at the reception of Hotel Villa Carlton - Adults Only. A bar is available in the elegant lounge.

Private parking is available in Villa Carlton’s courtyard, and a public parking garage is 500 metres away. The Kongresshaus Bus Stop (lines 1 and 2) is just a few steps away.

The promenade along the Salzach River is only a few metres away.

Rooms from $180

COOL MAMA Salzburg

Rated 8.8 in 3774 reviews

COOL MAMA Salzburg offers individual accommodation in Salzburg, 150 metres from Salzburgarena and 200 metres from… See more

COOL MAMA Salzburg offers individual accommodation in Salzburg, 150 metres from Salzburgarena and 200 metres from MesseZentrum Exhibition Center Salzburg. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.

Each room offers modern facilities, including a 55-inch flat-screen TV, a Nespresso coffee machine, an LED rain shower and high quality cosmetic products. Guests can enjoy panoramic views of the city Salzburg and surrounding.

On the top floors of COOL MAMA Salzburg you find the Jägerstüberl restaurant, the 360 degree Panorama Sky Restaurant and the Sky Terrace (reservation needed), offering panoramic views of the city with fortress Hohensalzburg and the surrounding area with Gaisberg mountain, Untersberg mountain and the Tennen and Hagen mountain range.

The nearest airport is Salzburg W.A. Mozart Airport, which is 6 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $155