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Best Western Hotel Elefant

Sigmund - Haffner - Gasse 4, Salzburg, A-5020, Austria

Best Western Hotel Elefant - Salzburg, Austria
Hotel Ratings

  • - 4 Star


The Best Western Hotel Elefant is one of Salzburg's most ancient buildings-over 700 years old. The inn is situated in a quiet alley off the world famous Getreidegasse. Over the hotel's 400-year history, its purpose was, and still is, to serve its guests according to the best in Austrian tradition.

Services & Amenities

  • Complimentary full breakfast buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, Italian and French)
  • Shoe shine machine on 1st floor
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible 4 steps at entrance to the hotel
  • Ice/vending machines at restaurant


  • ·From: Highway A1. Take exit Airport. At the first traffic light turn left into the Innsbrucker Bundesstrabe. Drive until the end, turn right into Maxglaner Hauptstrabe and further to Neutorstrabe. Drive through the tunnel (Neutor), After traffic light turn left and follow this road until you see the river (Salzach) and the car bridge (Staatsbrucke)on your left hand side. After the traffic light before the bridge turn immediately to the right and drive through the arch (Reichstor) into the pedestrian zone, take the next to the left and right into Sigmund Haffner Gasse about 20 meters up to the hotel, where you can stop to unload. ·From: Parking Garage B. Travel about 40 meters after Neutor. Turn left at entrance B and walk back to the hotel. Use exit Toscaninihof and you will reach the Best Western Hotel Elefant within four minutes. The loading and unloading of luggage is possible 24 hours a day in front of the hotel. You may then park your car at the Monchsberggarage B for a nominal fee. There is a three minutes walking distance back to the hotel. ·From: Train station. (Salzburg Mainstation) Take the public bus (Nr. 3, Nr. 5 or Nr. 6) until stop Rathaus (first stop after the river). The Best Western Hotel Elefant is located on the backside of Sigmund Haffner Gasse 4. Arriving by taxi it takes approximately 10 minutes. ·From: Airport via taxi. Take a taxi from the Airport Wolfgang-Amadeus-Mozart to the hotel and arrival time is approximately 15 minutes. ·From: Airport via bus Take bus number 2 to Hans Schmid Platz, change to bus number 1 until Hanuschplatz and from there it is three minutes walking distance to the Best Western Hotel Elefant.


  • Ahnenstube, on premises, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner, with reservation only
  • Bürgerstüberl, on premises, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner, sundays closed, except festival times
  • Ratsherrnkeller, on premises, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, sundays and mondays closed, except festival times
  • A look at the history of the Best Western Hotel Elefant shows that over the past 400 years the hotel is famous for spoiling their guests with old Austrian tradition. The kitchen team is looking forward to welcome you in one of the three restaurants - "Ahnenstube", "Bürgerstüberl" or "Ratsherrnkeller" - and it is a pleasure for them to offer international and typical Austrian specialities to you. Culinary highlights are special asparagus, game weeks and the plain cooking, Monday, Wednesday through Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., in the afternoon a small menu is served.

Area Info

  • 100 kilometer(s) from Zell am See, Austria
  • 100 kilometer(s) from Linz, Austria
  • 180 kilometer(s) from Munich, Germany
  • 200 kilometer(s) from Innsbruck, Austria
  • 300 kilometer(s) from Vienna, Austria
  • 20 kilometer(s) from Red Bull, Headquarter in Fuschl
  • 0.1 kilometer(s) from University of Salzburg, Instituts of theology, law and philosophy
  • 2.5 kilometer(s) from University of Salzburg, Institutes for physical science


  • Check In: 15:00:00
  • Check Out: 11:30:00
  • Pets Policy: Pets allowed with Restrictions dogs allowed, EUR 10,- extra charge per night

Accepted Cards

  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • JCB Int'l Credit Card
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

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