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a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
2 out of 5
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 4, Salzburg, Salzburg
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The price is $38 per night
22.28 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (547 reviews)

"Simple accommodation in small rooms but everything is newly renovated and in excellent condition. Great option for a budget stay and very conveniently located 5 minutes walk from the train station and about 20 minutes walk from the old town. The hotel also offers a great-value breakfast buffet for ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center
2 out of 5
Fuerbergstrasse 18-20, Salzburg, Salzburg
The price is $68 per night
21.31 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (853 reviews)
Not so pleasant when I was check in in the evening

"I have booked here for two nights and the location so far quite convenient and reachable with bus and S-Bahn. The second check in wasn’t so pleasant especially during the night time service in the counter. We reached Salzburg early morning with FlixBus, but due to the check in time is 3pm, so we ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center
Heritage Hotel Hallstatt
4 out of 5
Landungsplatz 101, Hallstatt, Upper Austria
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16.59 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (732 reviews)

"Incredible location and restaurant. The hotel is literally the first building once you get off the ferry, making it incredibly convenient to get to and from. Hallstatt is very small to begin with, so everything is walkable. But this hotel is right in the middle of it. Rooms are very nice, large, ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Heritage Hotel Hallstatt
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
5 out of 5
Schloss Strasse 19, Hof bei Salzburg, Salzburg
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12.56 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (189 reviews)

"It’s the whole package. The environment, the staff, how we were treated, the food, the scenery. We loved it."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
COOEE alpin Hotel Dachstein
3 out of 5
Gosauseestrasse 15, Gosau, Salzkammergut
The price is $123 per night
14.27 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (216 reviews)

"We checked-in between 21:30-22:00, but we were not instructed beforehand that late check-in's would be done at the bar. We went to the receptionist and stood there for a good 5 minutes while the receptionist was talking to another staff in their own language and didn't acknowledge us, until we finally ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

COOEE alpin Hotel Dachstein
Motel One Salzburg-Mirabell
Elisabethkai 58-60, Salzburg, Salzburg
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The price is $94 per night
22.62 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (569 reviews)

"Lovely hotel and our room had an amazing view of the river :)"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Motel One Salzburg-Mirabell
Villa Carlton
4 out of 5
Markus-Sittikus-Strasse 3, Salzburg, Salzburg
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22.52 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (805 reviews)

"Hotel was located in a excellent location. Walking distance to area attractions & bus terminal. Mirabellplatz gardens are 2 mins. Away which is lovely to walk through. Only thing missing is there is no coffee in room. You can purchase at front desk. Also available with breakfast. Staff in dinning ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Villa Carlton
Hotel Haus am See
Obertraun 169, Obertraun, Oberösterreich
The price is $86 per night
17.31 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (56 reviews)

"The concierge was warm and welcoming and even guided us for our journey around Hallstatt and Obertraun!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Hotel Haus am See
Chalet am Sonnenhang
3 out of 5
Obertraun 31, Obertraun, Oberösterreich
The price is $160 per night
17.85 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (64 reviews)

"Property was amazing host was nice Close to hallstatt"…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Chalet am Sonnenhang
Hotel Sacher Salzburg
5 out of 5
Schwarzstrasse 5-7, Salzburg, Salzburg
The price is $256 per night
22.32 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (928 reviews)

"Excellent location. Shame about construction noise which was more than advertised. Service ranges from excellent to forgetful. Hotel people were however excellent."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Hotel Sacher Salzburg
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Visiting Salzkammergut

History buffs will enjoy exploring Salzkammergut, and visitors give high marks for the local tours, live music scene, and abundant cafés. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its museums, shopping, and breweries. Top sights in the city include Wolfgangsee, Imperial Villa and Park, and Church of St. Michael.

  • There are 420 hotels and other accommodations in Salzkammergut
  • The closest major airport is in Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Linz (LNZ-Hoersching), 44 mi (70.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Salzkammergut

The city is well known for its live music and museums, and cultural venues include Salzburg Museum, Mozart's Birthplace, and St. Wolfgang Puppet Museum. Attractions like Schafberg Railway, Mammoth Cave, and Salzburg Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Imperial Villa and Park, Church of St. Michael, and Ort Castle.

In Salzkammergut, there are 420 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Flöckner B & B - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast in Schallmoos features free breakfast and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to public transit.
  • Iris Porsche Hotel & Restaurant - Our customers love the dining options and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.
  • The Little Guesthouse Salzburg - This 3-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Salzkammergut include Wolfgangsee, Hallstatt Lake, and Hellbrunn Palace. Popular places to see around the area include Eagle's Nest, 25.5 mi/41.1 km from the city center, and Radstadt-Altenmarkt die Skischaukel, which is 29.7 mi/47.9 km away.

Getting Around Salzkammergut

With so many choices for transportation, exploring Salzkammergut is easy. Make your way to Salzburg Aigen S-Bahn to catch metro. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from Bad Ischl Station, Bad Ischl Mitterweissenbach Station, or Bad Goisern Station.

Dressing for Salzkammergut

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 53°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 74°F, while the average at night is 37°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 76°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 63°F and nighttime averages of 26°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Salzkammergut is 1.02 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 74°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 27°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Salzkammergut?
Small Luxury Hotel Goldgasse is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers concierge services and satellite TV. It’s located steps from Salzburg Cathedral. Reviews from our site also recommend Loft Collection Salzburg Mirabell and Boutiquehotel am Dom as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Salzkammergut, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Salzkammergut.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Salzkammergut?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Salzkammergut, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Salzkammergut?
Based on reviews, Motel One Salzburg-Mirabell is a popular hotel for our travelers in search of a less expensive place to stay and offers a free casino shuttle. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Star Inn Hotel Premium Salzburg Gablerbräu, by Quality and a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Salzkammergut?
Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and 24-hour room service. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron and ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Salzkammergut?
Altstadthotel Kasererbräu is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a coffee shop and concierge services for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay for a beach vacation in Salzkammergut?
Loft Collection Salzburg Mirabell is a top 4-star hotel for a beach vacation, and features free buffet breakfast and a spa tub. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Seehotel das Traunsee and Hotel Mohrenwirt. Spend a relaxing afternoon at Alpine Beach during your stay.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Salzkammergut?
Bristol Hotel Salzburg is a 5-star hotel with a café and valet parking, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Im Weissen Rössl am Wolfgangsee and Hotel Sacher Salzburg are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Salzkammergut?
Cortisen am See is a favorite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring massages on the beach and a garden. Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and Boutiquehotel am Dom are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Salzkammergut?
Sheraton Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Hotel Jagdhof is a top 4-star hotel that has a golf course and features in-room espresso. You can tee off at Salzkammergut Golf Club, Weyregg am Attersee Golf Club, or Am Mondsee Golf Club while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Salzkammergut to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron is a top 3-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers free breakfast. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Altstadthotel Kasererbräu and Arthotel Blaue Gans. Also notable landmarks to visit include Hellbrunn Palace, Fortress Hohensalzburg, and Salzburg Cathedral.
What's the best place to stay for a ski vacation in Salzkammergut?
Based on our travel data, Altstadthotel Kasererbräu is a top 4-star hotel for hitting the ski slopes, and features a café and parking. Other good options for your stay near the slopes include Schernthaner and Hotel Sacher Salzburg. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting Dachstein West Ski Area, Schladming Dachstein Ski Resort, or Katrin Cable Car.

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