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“Good Hotel With OK Location” 4 of 5 stars
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Der Salzburger Hof
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kaiserschutzenstrasse 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria (Formerly Bayrischer Hof)   |  
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Ranked #27 of 135 Hotels in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Netherlands
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“Good Hotel With OK Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Took a long weekend here in early February 2 kids 2 adults. Free Parking wasn't a problem in Hotel car park but I would guess it fills up quickly at busier times as its small enough. Check in was easy, friendly staff. Hotel lobby a bit aged and in need of a refresh which is weird as they have done up the rooms to a higher standard. Room was spacious with modern furniture and comfortable beds. Nespresso machine in room but you have to pay 1,50E per capsule, so only tea is free to have, no free instant coffee sachet alternatives.
Bathroom is fine but could also do with of a bit of a refresh (older style tiles and fitttings) but was clean and functional with underfloor heating, sensor tab was a bit odd in a non public bathroom but you got used to it.
Two tv's one in bedroom one in 'lounge' with DVD's available for free from reception (didnt try but guess good selection). One gripe for some may be that in this family room there is no door between bedroom and lounge (sofa bed) so once kids put to bed you have to be quiet and keep tv in bedroom off (lying on sofa bed you look straight into TV in bedroom). As many family rooms have all the beds in one room anyway its no big issue but when you actually have two separate rooms, having a door would be a nice bonus.
Room faced onto crossroads between two relatively busy roads but we didnt have any major traffic noise issues on second floor but maybe lower down or on other side of hotel with the busier road it might be a problem.
Breakfast was very standard fare in the restaurant, I would give it a 6-7 out of 10. Scrambled eggs and bacon for hot with range of meats, cheese, bread and cereals/yoghurt for cold choices. Didnt try the restaurant for dinner but it seems to serve standard Austrian fare, schnitzel, cordon bleu, etc
Location was ok, Salzburg is a quiet city and its a bit out of the centre, but you can walk into the city centre along the river in about 20 minutes and buses run just outside. In the immediate area there isnt much, although there is one highly rated italian restaurant a couple of blocks away, and the area itself is fine, not exclusive but not rundown. The associated Salzburger Hof Apartments are literally across the road from the hotel itself.
Overall a good enough price quality combo.

Room Tip: Usual road facing rooms may be noisier...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Also the breakfast was nice. Other than that I was not so pleased with this place. It started with the desk clerk acting like our desire to check in was an interruption of her work on the computer. Probably this was work she did not want to lose, but I wonder what kind of management has desk clerks responsible for this sort of thing ahead of greeting customers. The room as clean. The bathroom ridiculously tiny. My closet is bigger, and my closet is not that big. This is not a place for anyone who plans to watch any television as it looked like one you would have in your kitchen, up high and very small. I don't watch TV so it was no problem. The desk table was plastic, the chairs were hard, orange and wooden. I must not have looked at the pictures well enough. Or maybe there are other rooms that are better than what we stayed in. It was not what I expected. The street outside was noisy and the insulation did not mask it at all. I did like the view out the window and the parking was convenient.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I stayed here with my wife for three nights and was beautiful.The hotel is very close to train station and to a lot of buses connected to the city.The parking place is free.The rooms and the breakfast was perfect.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I have chosen to stay at this hotel on several occasions in both summer and winter as I know that I can always be assured of a warm welcome. The themed rooms, Mozart, Sound of Music and Salzburg are spacious, clean and comfortable and are equipped with tea /coffee making facilities. The Old Town is a fifteen minute walk, but buses run from the station which is just two minutes from the hotel. There is a shopping complex one minute away with a good supermarket. An excellent buffet breakfast is served in the Restaurant which offers good meals of an evening. This is a family run hotel and the staff are always helpful. They will advise and book tours, concerts and transport and help fulfil any requests. There is always a refreshing drink available in Reception on returning from a day's exploring. Annaliese and Johann Donhauser and their team are passionate about Salzburg, the city of Mozart and they will make sure that your stay in this beautiful city is the best possible.

Room Tip: If you are travelling solo, book a double room. It's worth it to have big bed.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I stayed here with my family and we had a wonderful time. The rooms are nice and spacious and being so close to the the train station was really convenient. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The only con was that the street in front of the hotel is pretty busy, so there was some street noise, but it wasn't unbearable.

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the street.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Don't be put off by the reception area, the rooms are surprisingly pleasant (ours was themed 'Sound of Music', room 301) with loads of space, very clean with comfy beds. We were located in the main building which was very quiet.
Staff were pretty helpful most of the time although restaurant staff seemed a little miserable at times. Breakfast was reasonably basic but good, we ate 1 evening meal in the hotel which was ok but we felt that there were better restaurants in the town itself.
I think the location is good, we mostly walked into the city which took is along the river, it took us about 15 minutes to get to the old town. On the occasions we got a taxi it arrived at the hotel in less than 5 minutes and was reasonably priced. I'd recommend this hotel, it exceeded my expectations!

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We chose this hotel because of it's close proximity to the train & bus station in Salzburg. We were easily able to walk from the station to the hotel with our luggage. Pretty much everything in Salzburg is within walking distance, but if you want to conserve some of your energy, they have a very easy to use bus system as well. The hotel staff was fabulous. They were very helpful and pleasant. They gave us a very easy to read map and circled the hotels location along with many other points of interest and explained how to get to places. There was a great restaurant connected to the hotel that we gad a very nice dinner at one night. It also serves as the breakfast room. The included breakfast buffet was very good. There was a large selection of items and the food was fresh and tasty. Now on to the best part, the room. Our room was located on the Sound of Music floor, which was decorated according to the movie. Our room was large and very comfortable. It was very clean and looked freshly renovated. The bathroom floors were even heated! Which was very nice since it was December and cold. This hotel is my favorite of all the hotels I have ever stayed in. Salzburg is amazing, and beautiful, and this hotel made our stay perfect. I highly recommend it!

Room Tip: All the floor options looked great, but if you love The Sound of Music, choose floor 3. =)
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kaiserschutzenstrasse 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria (Formerly Bayrischer Hof)
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg Region > Salzburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Salzburg
#21 Romantic Hotel in Salzburg
#22 Luxury Hotel in Salzburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Der Salzburger Hof 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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