I stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed the outstanding location. You can walk to all of the tourist sights in Salzburg from here, most are just steps from the front door. The hotel is on a cute street in the pedestrian only area of old town. My room was on the second floor and had a nice sitting area and comfortable bed. I slept well and the breakfast was great.
The people at the reception were helpful but they could have been a bit more welcoming - I felt as though I was bothering them every time I asked a question.
The taxis can drive right up to the hotel, at least in the off season, even though it is in the pedestrian area.
Choose this hotel for the location and good size guestrooms.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Elefant
- Best Western Salzburg
- Salzburg Best Western