Salzburg is a lovely city for a romantic escape. Nestled right on the border with Germany, Salzburg is closer to Munich than it is to Vienna. The city is famous as the birthplace of Mozart, the home of Red Bull, and the setting for the movie The Sound of Music. You’ll notice the hills are indeed alive!
5 Star Romantic Hotels in Salzburg
If you’re looking for a luxurious romantic getaway in Salzburg select one of these sexy 5 star hotels.
Hyperion Hotel Salzburg
Salzburg’s Hyperion Hotel is a stunning romantic 5 star hotel. Only 200m from Mirabell Palace it is an excellent location for a romantic getaway. Rooms are very luxurious, but for the most romantic experience book a suite.
Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Hotel Sacher Salzburg is the cities most luxurious accommodation, and it’s very romantic. The hotel offers excellent views of the old town and Hohensalzburg Fortress. It also has a number of suites with balconies overlooking the the Salzach River. The hotel also has an exceptional restaurant Zirbelzimmer which overlooks the river. The location is exceptional, beside the river, in the heart of the old town. If you are planning a romantic getaway to Salzburg then this is the best hotel.
Hotel Goldener Hirsch Salzburg
The exceptional Hotel Goldener Hirsch is located in the old town a short walk from Mozart’s birthplace. It’s a wonderful small hotel, perfect for a couples getaway. The hotel has an excellent restaurant too.
Hotel Schloss Mönchstein
Located near the old town on top of Mönchsberg hill, Hotel Schloss Mönchstein is very romantic. There is a lovely outdoor pool and hot tub. The suites are large and luxurious. Because of its location Hotel Schloss offers excellent views of Salzburg. It is a great spot for a romantic couples weekend in Salzburg.
Hotel Bristol Salzburg
Hotel Bristol Salzburg is a fantastic historic hotel. The rooms are generously sized and the suites are even bigger. Some suites offer wonderful views of Hohensalzburg Castle. The hotel is in the heart of the old town, which is right where you’ll want to be. This is an excellent choice for a honeymoon or wedding night hotel in Salzburg, it is very romantic.
Hotel Altstadt is located in an historic building in the old town. The building itself dates back to the 1300s but the hotel itself is not that old. Recently refurbished this 5 star hotel is a popular hotel for couples visiting Salzburg. It’s an excellent choice for a romantic weekend exploring the old town.
Affordable Romantic Hotels in Salzburg – 4 Star
Hotel Goldgasse is a small luxury hotel in the old town. It is really popular with couples, both for the location which is excellent, and for the intimate feeling you get from this hotel. It’s located in the pedestrian district so there’s no cars. You can walk to most of Salzburgs main tourist sites from here or just enjoy this beautiful part of the city with someone you love.
Hotel Stein is a sexy adults only hotel in Salzburg. In a lovely location, next to the river and in walking distance of all the main sights this is an excellent choice for a couples getaway. For the most romantic experience book the honeymoon suite.
IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER
Opened in 1864 this lovely family run hotel has been thoroughly modernised without losing any of its charm. A 4 star hotel it offer a fairly luxurious experience without being overly expensive. This is an excellent hotel for an affordable romantic getaway in Salzburg.
artHotel Blaue Gans
Salzburgs romantic Blaue Gans Hotel offers guests the chance to stay in a tastefully updated 14th century building in the heart of the old town. Rooms here are stylish and feel quite luxurious without being over the top. This is an excellent choice for an affordable romantic getaway. The hotel has a very romantic restaurant too.
Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug
Couples love Altstadt Hotel Stadtkrug, both for it’s wonderful location in the heart of the old town, and for it’s charming rooms and romantic restaurant. Built in a 700 year old building, the hotel has some stunning features. Exposed wooden beams show the history of the building, while modern bathrooms and features like air conditioning ensure your romantic escape will be comfortable.
Hotel Villa Carlton
Hotel Villa Carlton is more sexy than it is romantic. This adults only hotel in Salzburg occupies a beautiful Villa a short walk from Mirabell Palace. Rooms a spacious, luxurious, and sexy without being over the top. This is an excellent hotel for a sexy couples getaway.
Romantikhotel Die Gersberg Alm
Set in the hills a 10 minute drive from Salzburg is the Romantikhotel Die Gersberg Alm, which as the name suggests is a romantic hotel. Perfect for locals looking for a night or two away, or great for visitors looking for something quieter than the city centre. This hotel has an outdoor pool, and a tennis court. There’s also a sauna for couples to enjoy.
Why spend a romantic weekend in Salzburg?
It’s a beautiful city. The old town is a well preserved baroque gem. Couples can happily spend 2-3 days mooching around the city exploring the the narrow pedestrian lanes, enjoying coffee and cake in the many excellent cafes, and seeing the sights of Salzburg. Active couples will find that Salzburg is the gateway to the alps and offers great hiking day trips, as we as biking, climbing and swimming in the many lakes and streams.
In summer visitors may enjoy the Salzburg Festival which runs from mid July to the end of August. Running since 1920 it has an international reputation for the many excellent music performances and drama. The city also celebrates Mozart week each year in January.
Salzburg is one of Austria’s most romantic cities.