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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Gaisberg 11 | 5020, Salzburg 5020, Austria (Formerly Vital Hotel Kobenzl)
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B&B Kobenzl
Ranked #47 of 60 Salzburg B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clarendon Hills, IL
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The B&B Kobenzi is open as of July 2014. I did not stay there, but rather with a friend from town, went there for drinks and to see the magnificent view of Salzburg. The hotel must have had a storied past, as many chairs in its Dining Room have the names of many a luminary that has stayed there in... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

This hotel closed in 2006 or 2007 and over the past five years a number of unsuccessful attempts have been made to find a new investor. A planned re-opening early in 2012 never happened. It was indeed a great place and for a while the Kobenzl was regarded as one of the top hotel in Salzburg. If you are looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2007

Very comfortable with friendly staff and outstanding food. I would go back anytime. It was very tempting to stay in the hotel all day and only look at Salzburg from a distance. The halfboard option for meals is a good deal. Food at hotel better than anything you would get for same price in town. The view is priceless. Taxi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2006

Dear Reader, The Kobenzl is really a great hotel. The view is spectacular the food -- very good. To get to town, the desk will arrange a taxi -- fairly reasonable price. We stayed with two very young children. Lots to do. The desk is very good at booking excursions -- we did the "Sound of Music Tour", the "Luge... More 

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Hertfordshire, UK
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7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2006

My boyfriend and I stayed here in December. We were visiting to go to the Xmas markets. I was slightly put off about the hotel when I read the review saying " not for young people" As me and my other half are both in our early 20's. We flew with Ryanair, got a morning flight so there were no... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2006

My wife and I stayed here on the last week of March and out expectations were met by this amazing hotel. Location- 15 minutes from Salzburg, costs about 20 euros from airport and 15 euros from city center. Located on a mountain with probably one of the best views overlooking salzburh and the alps. We tried many time to reproduce... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2005

We just spent a night at the Kobenzl in Salzburg and would wholeheartedly recommend this hotel as a wonderful, romantic, 5 star getaway. Located on a small mountain right outside Salzburg, the property offers stunning views of the city. There is a public bus to the hotel, but taking a taxi is an option too at about 12 to 15... More 

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south wales
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15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2005

hotel kobenzl is a relaxing 5-star hotel set 'high on a hill' overlooking the beautiful city of salzburg with the Alps as a back-drop. the deluxe rooms are well worth the supplement as the view from our balcony was breathtaking every time we looked out! The owners and their staff are very friendly and from the moment we arrived we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2004

We stayed at Hotel Kobenzl over Xmas 2004. The hotel has a wonderful view over Salzburg but this means it is quite isolated & therefore a car is necessary. The hotel website mentions a free Hotel-bus service which appears to be non-existent. The hotel bar closed up by 10.00pm each night (by turning lights off when still sitting there). Struggle... More 

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59 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2004

By far, the main attraction of this hotel is the view. It is a view lovers' Nirvana! The hotel is situated above Salzburg. A quiet serenity surrounds the hotel - a natural cure for high blood pressue! A truly relaxing atmosphere. The hotel is a large house with multiple sections with eveything styled to maximize the view. The restaurant has... More 

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Address: Gaisberg 11 | 5020, Salzburg 5020, Austria (Formerly Vital Hotel Kobenzl)
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg Region > Salzburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — B&B Kobenzl 5*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Vital Hotel Salzburg

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