Salzburg, located on the banks of the river Salzach on the foothills of the northern boundary of the Alps, is a perfect destination to relax and explore the blend of history and culture. The capital city of the State of Salzburg is known globally as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This fourth largest city of Austria has several churches, castles, and palaces. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers you several Sound of Music sites to enjoy the divine rhythm.
Salzburg, meaning Salt Fortress, is renowned for its well-preserved Baroque architecture. The city survived World War II and managed to keep the old world charm and build modern facilities. The large population of students makes it lively and vibrant. Apart from Mozart and The Sound of Music, the city offers you wonderful food and hospitality of world-class hotels.
Best Hotels of Salzburg
- Romantik Hotel Gmachl
Dorfstrasse 14, 5161 Salzburg-Elixhausen, Austria
In existence since 1334, the 23rd generation managed hotel offers you an amazing experience of Alpine tradition with nouveau-rustic design and modern luxury. If you are looking for spirit-booster views of Alps with award-winning cuisine, exquisite wines, and rejuvenating spa, then this property is the best to explore this historic city.
- ArtHotel Blaue Gans
Getreidegasse 41-43, Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz 3, Salzburg, Austria
Blaue Gans offers you an amazing blend of art, culture, and modern luxuries. Located just opposite Salzburg’s Festival Hall, this oldest inn of the city has a rich history of over 600 years. You are just a short walk away from the birthplace of Mozart. The modern design, contemporary art, personalized services, and delicious Austrian cuisine makes it one of the best-rated hotels in Salzburg.
- Hotel Goldgasse
Goldgasse 10, Salzburg, Austria
Nestled in the Baroque heart of Salzburg, the renovated boutique hotel offers you an amazing experience of 700 years of history and comfort of modern design. You are very close to the famous cathedral, festival hall, museums, and galleries. You can enjoy the finest Austrian cuisine in nearby restaurants.
- Hotel Goldener Hirch
Getreidegasse 37, Salzburg 5020 Austria
This multiple award-winning properties with an amazing record of 600 years of hospitality are best you can expect in this rich land of history and culture. This 69 room facility is known for its elegant Salzburg-style interiors with perfect placement of antiques and furniture makes it a hot favorite among celebrities. The personalized services, world-class amenities, and finest dining redefine luxury.
- Hotel Amadeus
Linzer Gasse 43/45 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Located in the famous old city, which is now a world heritage site, this hotel is truly a “Love God” of the hotel industry. This renovated boutique hotel, with over 500 years of glorious service, is well equipped to make your stay in the city comfortable and memorable. You are just a walk away from all major tourist attractions. You have a well-decorated lounge to enjoy breakfast and coffee.
- Radisson Blu Hotel Altstadt
Judengasse 15, Rudolfskai 28, Salzburg 5020 Austria
This river-view five-star hotel redefines modern luxury. The twin medieval building located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of old town offers you the glory of past and modern comfort. You can enjoy the finest Austrian cuisine and wine in the lounge. You are just a few minutes’ walks away from famous Salzburger Altstadt, St. Peter’s Abbey, and Salzburg Cathedral.
- Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron
Leopoldskronstrasse 56 -/58, Salzburg, Austria
Nestled by a lakeside with picturesque mountain-view, this 55 rooms, 12 suits, and 2 townhouse property is just a few minutes away from the busy center of the city. This 18th-century historic place, the birthplace of Salzburg Festival, is known for its personalized services and modern world charm.
- Hotel Bristol
Makartplatz 4, Salzburg 5020 Austria
The 60 elegantly furnished room facility redefining the luxury of comfort in Salzburg. Located just opposite Mozart’s former home, Bristol is known for its grandeur, refined dining, and personalized services. The Crystal Ballroom will make your breakfast more delicious. You are very close to all major tourist attractions.
- Hotel Stein
Giselakai 3-5, Salzburg 5020 Austria
It ruled the hotel industry for centuries and now it has regained its past glory with the Venetian renovation. It is one of the coolest hotspots in the city. Located right along the main bridge of Salzburg, Hotel Stein offers you the experience of royal past and modern comfort.
- Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Schwarzstrasse 5 – 7, Salzburg 5020 Austria
With over 150 years of experience serving millions of travelers from across the globe, this hotel offers you the finest luxury on the banks of the Salzach River. Amazing view of the old city from rooms and refined dining and modern world amenities makes your stay comfortable.
These are some of the major tourist attractions to explore in Salzburg:
- Hohensalzburg Fortress
- Scenic Walk through Salzburg
- Salzburg Cathedral
- Mozart’s Birthplace and Museum
- Stroll Down Getreidegasse
- St. Peter’s Abbey
- Franciscan Church
- Mirabell Palace and Gardens
- Hellbrunn Palace
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