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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Salzburg

Welcome to EuroCheapo Salzburg! Our mission is to make it as easy as possible for you to find the best cheap hotels in Salzburg, all while staying central.

Our editors are hotel hunters—they show up unannounced at affordable hotels in Salzburg's city center, inspect some rooms, and recommend only the properties that they feel present the best value.

Salzburg attracts tourists with its rich musical history and charming Altstadt, which can get expensive quickly. Happily, the city’s affordable hotels, pensions and hostels make it possible for budget travelers to enjoy the city without feeling (ahem) von-Trapped by their budgets.

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From our Salzburg blog

The picture says it all. Salzburg has one of the most beautiful old towns in all of Europe that should be on every traveler’s list. It’s worth a trip here just to stroll around and experience the same beautif ... read

Heavy rains over the hills of central Europe are playing havoc with train schedules this week. Many lines are closed, in some cases with little by way of substitute road services. The area of heavy early-summer rainfall ... read

The latest issue of the Thomas Cook European Rail Timetable is published today. Just for the record it is the 1,519th edition of the book. Can you imagine that? Surely no other volume in the history of publishing has gon ... read

In mid-December each year most of Europe’s rail and bus companies revamp their schedules, but many also do some mid-year tweaking of their timetables. So here’s what is in store for the upcoming summer period. The ne ... read

European rail operators revise their schedules from time to time, most frequently to reflect changing patterns of demand, to serve new routes or to react to new competition. Let’s take a look at what might be in the of ... read

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Our top 20 reviewed hotels in Salzburg

Editor's Picks Name Price User rating

Editor's Pick
Yoho International Youth Hostel Salzburg, Salzburg

Yoho, a 170-bed Schallmoos hostel, is more formally known as International Youth Hotel Salzburg.

8.6 Guest Rating

From

$58

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Editor's Pick
Adlerhof, Salzburg

Located a few blocks west of the Hauptbahnhof, the family-owned two-star Hotel-Pension Adlerhof is a likeable four-story option with both traditional and modern rooms.

7.6 Guest Rating

From

$86

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Pension Elisabeth, Salzburg

The Pension Elisabeth, a 24-room midrange-to-budget option in northern Schallmoos, is one of the more attractive cheapo options in town.

7.9 Guest Rating

From

$67

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Editor's Pick
Lasserhof, Salzburg

Hotel Lasserhof is perfect in the low season for just about everyone, including groups of younger travelers and families.

8.2 Guest Rating

From

$92

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Bergland Hotel, Salzburg

We love the bright, whimsical and mildly wacky Hotel Bergland, a family-owned three-star hotel in residential Schallmoos.

8.7 Guest Rating

From

$119

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Drei Kreuz, Salzburg

The three-star Hotel Drei Kreuz is a friendly 24-room hotel situated in eastern Schallmoos at the foot of Kapuzinerberg.

8.1 Guest Rating

From

$103

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Editor's Pick
Pension Sandwirt, Salzburg

The Pension Sandwirt is such a good deal and the owners are so friendly that we just had to include it.

From

$63

No online booking

Editor's Pick
Christkonig-Kolleg Fruhstuckspension, Salzburg

The ideally located Christkönig-Kolleg Frühstückspension, built in 1376, is nestled behind Kapitelplatz in Altstadt.

From

$87

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Editor's Pick
ACHAT Plaza zum Hirschen Salzburg, Salzburg

The four-star ACHAT Plaza zum Hirschen offers 62 large and cushy rooms with appealing amenities, such as a fancy rooftop spa.

7.9 Guest Rating

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$88

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Gasthaus Hinterbruhl, Salzburg

The cozy 12-room Gasthaus Hinterbruhl—housed in a tower from the original 14th-century Altstadt wall—captures the vibe of a genuine "inn" without feeling contrived.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$79

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Brigitte Lenglachner, Salzburg

Brigitte Lenglachner's father built this house with his own two hands, and now Brigitte and her husband run it as a private five-room guesthouse.

From

$65

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Editor's Pick
Goldene Ente, Salzburg

Housed in a 14th-century building on one of the Altstadt’s most appealing little streets, the three-star Hotel Goldene Ente is a lush, colorful splurge.

8.6 Guest Rating

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$165

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Garni Trumer Stube, Salzburg

The three-star Hotel Garni Trumer Stube offers 20 basic, cutesy rooms on a quiet side street between the main drags Dreifältigkeitsgasse and Linzergasse.

8.1 Guest Rating

From

$112

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Editor's Pick
Institut St. Sebastian, Salzburg

The Institut St. Sebastian serves as both guesthouse and student dormitory, but younger travelers and families on a budget will feel welcome here too.

From

$70

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Editor's Pick
Gasthof Auerhahn, Salzburg

The Gasthof Auerhahn is a 15-room family-owned three-star hotel located a 10-minute walk north of the Hauptbahnhof.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$103

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Hotel Goldene Krone, Salzburg

What a location! The 24-room Hotel Goldene Krone is a family-owned, 15th-century hotel on lovely pedestrian-only Linzergasse.

7.1 Guest Rating

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$157

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Editor's Pick
Top Mozart, Salzburg

Built in 1791 (the year Mozart died), the 32-room Hotel Mozart manages to retain some of the charms of that era—refreshing in a city full of low-ceilinged medieval hotels.

8.5 Guest Rating

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$119

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Editor's Pick
Flair Markus Sittikus, Salzburg

Markus Sittikus is a member of the Flair chain, which means that all the usual four-star amenities are present.

7.0 Guest Rating

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$121

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Hohenstauffen, Salzburg

The likeable three-star Hotel Hohenstauffen has been owned by the same family since 1902. The staff is accommodating; children and pets will feel especially welcome.

8.5 Guest Rating

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$116

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Jedermann, Salzburg

The Hotel Jedermann provides a refreshing break from Salzburg’s overpowering Gemütlichkeit (a traditional Austrian sense of hospitality) while offering interesting rooms at reasonable rates.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$125

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