Hotel Bristol Salzburg

Rated 8.9 in 637 reviews. 68 rooms.


In 1619 Archbishop Paris Lodron laid the foundation stone to today’s Hôtel Bristol. For centuries the building was residence of several noble families. Numerous times it was extended and rebuilt until it got end of 19th century its present look.

In 1892 the first ‚Electricity Hotel‘, which was in possession of the city of Salzburg, was inaugurated. It was the first hotel in the city of Mozart which was equipped with electricity, and the system supplied a major part of the right side of the old town.

The name ‚Hôtel Bristol‘ appears in 1903. The worldwide used hotel name ‚Bristol‘ has its origin in England, respective in the city of Bristol, the first place where accommodation was offered for payment.

Around 75 years ago the hotel becomes property of the Hübner family. The members, already in third generation, are running the enterprise by themselves as one of the last privately owned hotels in town.

Hotel Bristol is situated in the heart of Salzburg, only a few steps away from Mirabell Palace and the Festival Houses. Family-run for 3 generations, this historic 5-star hotel offers an award-winning restaurant and free WiFi throughout the hotel.

The spacious and elegant non-smoking rooms are air-conditioned and individually furnished. They overlook the city and feature a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, and a safe. Complimentary mineral water is provided in all rooms.

Decorated with antiquities, paintings, and collectibles, Hotel Bristol Salzburg offers a concierge service and valet parking. Guests can relax in the library and book massages.

Guests can enjoy the rich breakfast buffet in the Crystal Room, which is decorated with impressive crystal chandeliers. The hotel’s award-winning restaurant Polo Lounge serves international and Austrian specialties. Half-board includes 2 courses chosen from the menu. The Sketch Bar and Lounge hosts regular piano evenings.

The Getreidegasse shopping street and many other cultural attractions are nearby and can be easily reached on foot. The Makartplatz Bus Stop and a taxi stand are right next to Hotel Bristol.

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A guide to great places near Hotel Bristol Salzburg

  1. L'Osteria

    Great Italian restaurant. If you come after 8pm you need a reservation. .. the pizza was amazing and it's big enough for two persons. The Bruschetta was good starting 👌

    94 m from hotel
    Dreifaltigkeitsgasse 10

  2. Café Bazar

    Best place to enjoy a fantastic view of the Salzburg Old Town when having breakfast during summer. Try the "Bazar 3" breakfast its delicious and so are the cakes and pastries you can have w. coffee.

    140 m from hotel
    Schwarzstr. 3

  3. Alchimiste Belge

    Beer Sommelier Dirk Baert invites you to beer tastings where he will share his knowledge of different beer brewing styles, anecdotes as well as fun facts about beer.

    146 m from hotel
    Bergstr. 10

  4. Mirabellgarten

    In summer go and get breakfast from the many nearby bakeries then find a comfortable spot in the sun and enjoy the beauty of Mirabell Gardens while having coffee and croissants .

    214 m from hotel


    What a day in Salzburg without Burgerista would be like? Not planning on finding out any time soon. Great burgers, tasty fries, free unlimited refill on your drinks. Pure love!

    242 m from hotel
    Griesgasse 15

  6. Haus der Natur

    Go with your kids in the Science Center and show what you can still remember from your physics lessons.

    369 m from hotel
    Museumsplatz 5

  7. Sporer

    The best bar ever. Amazing selection of fruit brandies, plenty of other excellent liquor, welcoming bartenders, and a local crowd.

    406 m from hotel
    Getreidegasse 39

  8. Blaue Gans Salzburg

    Very nice and tasty high gastronomy menu. Also works in mid hours, so when you want a dinner at 5pm for some reason, this is your place.

    413 m from hotel
    Getreidegasse 41

  9. IMLAUER Sky Bar & Restaurant

    Pretty good place, classic music, authentic Austrian cuisine, good service, compliments from chief. Exceed expectations!

    0.5 km from hotel
    Rainerstr. 6

  10. Mozartplatz

    watching the tourists taking funny pictures

    0.5 km from hotel

  11. Residenzplatz

    I recommend Residenzplatz

    0.6 km from hotel

  12. Augustiner Bräu

    A must-do in Salzburg & a unique experience: Bring your own food and draw your own bier! Sit in the garden in summer, go down into historic drinking halls in winter - just like an augustinian monk.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Lindhofstraße 7