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Hotel Elefant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I liked the hotel location: it's in the center of old town and busy with tourists; clean hotel, good food at their restaurant, good service, and very welcoming. Front desk staff were very helpful. However, elevator is small and warm. Room was expensive.

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights in this hotel. I was looking forward to say in this hotel, but I was quite disappointed. We were supposed to get a "code" to enter in the city, and we never got it. Basically, the directions that was given to us to "enter" the city were poor and misleading. After driving around for an hour,... More 

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Dear Mr. William S., First of all we would like to thank you very much for having chosen the Hotel Elefant and for taking the time to give us feedback via TripAdvisor. We are deeply sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your most recent stay with us and please kindly allow us, to go ahead on your remarks:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in the heart of the Old Town. Lovely rooms, albeit could be a bit larger. Excellent breakfast. Great restaurant with the famous Salzburgernokrel, which is a must. Staff is very kind and helpful.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Elefant puts you within walking distance of much of you want to see in the heart of Salzburg. A comfortable, well run establishment with a boutique European feel. And the rooms are air conditioned, something you can't take for granted in Europe. Good breakfast too

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a hotel in the centre of the city with my friends for a normal price, finally we decided to stay there. Bed was very comfortable, the room was clean as well as the bathroom. Our room had air-conditioner and we didn't had to pay for the wifi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, very clean, friendly staff. Air conditioning was great. Quiet street and good restaurant. The rooms are very small, which did not bother me. Only real negative was their internet, even though I was connected I was unable to pull up mail or download.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The location of this hotel is amazing. It is in the Center of old town. Everything is near by. This is a boutique hotel and the staff are very courteous. Don't expect star hotel facilities here. It is just a very good place to stay and that's all. No bell boy, not much of room service and when I needed... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Perfect hotel for a visit to Salzburg. You can walk to everything on the tourist's to-do list. The rooms are large, quiet, and very nice--some with spectacular views. Air conditioning works well. The breakfast is solid if not the highlight. Staff is very helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We spent 4 nights here and found the location ideal for wandering the town. The position means it is also very quiet. The staff were very accomodating. Lower level rooms face a closeby wall so can feel a bit gloomy. The breakfasts were good.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We spent two nights at Hotel Elefant as bookend stops while we were on a self-guided hiking trip in the nearby Austrian Lake District. Normally we would rate a hotel like this as "above average." But the friendly and exceptionally helpful staff coupled with the outstanding location in the old city easily moved our ranking to "excellent." We cannot say... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an age over 750 years, the Hotel Elefant is one of Salzburg's oldest and most traditional hotels. It is situated down a quiet lane off the world-famous Getreidegasse. A look at the history of this building shows that over the past 500 years the hotel's purpose was, and still is, to serve its guests according to the best in Austrian tradition. Lodging in this hotel offers you style and comfort and you will quickly feel at home as a guest of this house. Family-Run Hotel: The Hotel Elefant is run now by the 4th generation of family Mayr. All our employees have been working with us for a long time, so you can be assured to have best quality service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Elefant

Address: Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 4 | 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Location: Austria > Austrian Alps > Salzburg Region > Salzburg
Price Range: $159 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Elefant 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Best Western Elefant
Best Western Salzburg
Salzburg Best Western
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Salzburg
#11 Romantic Hotel in Salzburg
#12 Family Hotel in Salzburg
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