We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 135 Salzburg hotels

Hotel Elefant

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sigmund Haffner Gasse 4, Salzburg A-5020, Austria
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Elefant to your Saves list
Hotel Elefant
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Hotels.com Expedia.com Booking.com
and 6 more sites!
87%
Ranked #13 of 135 hotels in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Stephen M Boston, Massachusetts
Write a Review

441 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    222
    166
    40
    11
    2
See reviews for
86
231
15
14
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (54)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Three night stay was very pleasant. Room was fine for two people. 4th floor overlooking street with some slight street noise but it was just atmosphere as far as we were concerned. Stefanie and Jutta were very nice and extremely helpful throughout the booking process and stay. The breakfast was excellent with many a variety of choices. Easy to walk... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is excellent, cannot be beaten. The hotel is a small one, with few rooms, the rooms are fine, the bathroom is ok. I ask for an upgrade to a superior room because mine was very small. Breakfast is ok, but nothing great. Do not miss the Fortress, but it is a hard way up, so if you do not... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right from the start the location of this hotel made me smile. It's on a quiet side street, yet turn left and you are on the shopping street, turn right and you walk to the fortress. The hotel staff were extremely helpful and booked us tickets for the Dinner with Mozart concert which is just up the cobbled road. Our... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about the hotel was excellent, particularly the location and the staff who were extremely friendly and helpful. The only negative point was the fact that the hotel doesnt have its own bar which is a shame when returning at the end of the evening and being unable to get a night cap.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
england
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As mentioned before by many reviewers this hotel is in a fabulous location. Turn either left or right out of the hotel and you are amongst all of the history. The hotel was very clean and the staff were always friendly and very helpful. Our room on the fifth floor had a view of the fortress. The room had everything... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bergen, Norway
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
25 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the heart of Salzburg's old town and a perfect base for exploring the city. We did not have a car so it was very nice to just walk out the door of the hotel and be in the heart of the city. The hotel has a warm atmosphere and an extremely friendly and welcoming staff!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Trinidad, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, let me say this hotel is a gem. The best location possible, fabulous history, the staff is so helpful and nice, the breakfast is wonderful. I would stay here again anytime. We loved it. But, just to save some other traveler some heartache sometime (and isn't that what this site is for?) we stayed in room 203, a double... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
california
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here on 3 separate trips and love this hotel. I know there are others that reviewers rave about but I like the proximity of the Hotel Elefant to the Getreidegasse (the main cobblestoned street in old town Salzburg). It's a family-run hotel with a tiny (have to to laugh) elevator that fits usually 2 people and 1.5 suitcases.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buckinghamshire
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The first comment must be that the location could not be better; it is within walking distance of everything in the town and yet it is in a quiet street just off the main shopping thoroughfare in the Old Town without any significant traffic. The staff were really helpful, speaking very good English and being only too willing to offer... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
london
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Location, staff, condition of hotel and breakfast all excellent. Good value. We had a quiet twin room but should have asked to change to a double as the beds were really narrow. (Room 506) . The charming receptionist the following morning apologised, but it was our fault really for not requesting a change of room to a double. Despite this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Hotel Elefant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Elefant

Also Known As:
Best Western Elefant
Best Western Salzburg
Salzburg Best Western
Address: Sigmund Haffner Gasse 4, Salzburg A-5020, Austria
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Salzburg
#10 Luxury Hotel in Salzburg
#12 Romantic Hotel in Salzburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Elefant 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Tingo, TripOnline SA, Priceline, Travelocity, Asiatravel.com Holdings and Venere so you can book your Hotel Elefant reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotel Elefant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.