In Salzburg, it seems you have to pay an arm and a leg to stay in a decent hotel in the old town, so we opted for something a bit cheaper outside the old town. We had a Superior Double Room which was very good (slightly on the small side - so i suppose a Classic Room would be even smaller) - it was very clean, the bed was big and comfortable and the bathroom was very nice. We asked for a quiet room at the back with a view of the mountains and it was very pretty.
Be aware though, rooms at the front of the hotel are on a very busy main road, and on one side, rooms look out over a petrol station.
One of the two disappointing things was there was a lack of ambience in the hotel lobby. It was very quiet, no music, no atmospheric lighting - so it didn't feel all that welcoming (but the staff were friendly and helpful).
Second disappointing thing: location. It's about a 15-20 minute walk to the river and old town, which we didn't mind as we had opted for a cheaper hotel. But the hotel is on a rather unpleasant main road, with characterless buildings - a shame as the rest of Salzburg is so beautiful.
Having said that, we had a pleasant stay and would recommend this hotel if you're looking for a cheaper, but decent option in Salzburg.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A 4 star hotel offering 139 rooms. The Mercure Hotel Salzburg Kapuzinerberg is located in the north east of Salzburg, only 1.5 kilometres from the historic town centre and only 8 kilometres from the international airport. The hotel features a lounge bar, one restaurant, 6 meeting rooms, a parking garage, a sauna, steam bath and solarium. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mercure Salzburg Kapuzinerberg Hotel Salzburg
- Accor Salzburg Kapuzinerberg