Hotel Sacher Salzburg
About the Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel
- This lavish 19th-century hotel is on the banks of the Salzach
- Mozart’s Birthplace is a 5-minute walk away
- There’s an elegant café serving Sachertorte
- Elegant rooms have antique-inspired furnishings and iPod docks
The opulent Hotel Sacher Salzburg combines classic luxury with an idyllic setting on the banks of the Salzach river in Salzburg’s medieval Old Town. A city landmark, this family-run hotel is housed in a grand building dating to 1876 and is handily placed for local sightseeing. Major attractions including Mirabell Gardens, Mozart’s Birthplace and 17th-century Salzburg Cathedral are within a 10-minute walk, while the hilltop Fortress Hohensalzburg is 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Salzburg Hauptbahnhof station takes 20 minutes to reach on foot.
There’s a lavish atmosphere to Hotel Sacher Salzburg’s public spaces, which include a mosaic-tiled lobby area with marble columns and a glass roof, a stately lounge decorated with rich carpets, chandeliers and plush sofas, and a club-style bar decorated in deep red tones and featuring a fireplace and a terrace. Dining options are extensive, with a traditional wood-panelled dining room offering local dishes, a classy café serving speciality Sachertorte, a river-view spot for international cuisine and an informal rustic-vibe grill restaurant. Event space includes a banqueting hall and a winter garden.
Crystal chandeliers, original artwork and antique-style furnishings characterise the hotel’s 150 guestrooms, which feature elegant décor in muted tones with floral accents. All the rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and iPod docks, as well as mini bars and marble bathrooms with designer toiletries. Higher-category rooms add sitting areas and views of the river or the Old Town, while suites include living space, underfloor heating and separate bathtubs. There are also 1- and 2-bedroom suites with separate living rooms. Room service is available 24 hours.