Stay in the heart of Salzburg Excellent location – show map

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Located in a 14th-century building in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, this 4-star design boutique hotel is right at the foot of Hohensalzburg Fortress. Free WiFi is available.

Located along the famous Getreidegasse shopping street, artHotel Blaue Gans is directly opposite the Festival Hall and just a few steps from Mozart’s Birthplace. It combines a historic ambiance with modern design and contemporary art. More than 100 original works of art are spread throughout the Arthotel.

The elegant, air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Blaue Gans all have satellite TV, a mini-bar, a safe, and a bathroom with hairdryer.

Surrounded by medieval stone walls, the restaurant serves traditional Austrian cuisine and Salzburg specialties. In summer, it includes a Mediterranean-style garden. In the Arthotel’s stylish bar, guests can relax in leather armchairs and enjoy fine wines and good music.

Located next to the hotel’s private herb garden, the glass house offers meeting space for up to 10 people. For special events, the 660-year-old wine archive is available.

This is our guests' favorite part of Salzburg, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

artHotel Blaue Gans has been welcoming guests since Apr 17, 2007

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Salzburg, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose artHotel Blaue Gans

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello I wonder if you have a room with a door between bedroom and seating area? Thanks
    Hello, Many thanks for your request. We do have a room like this - our 2 Suites. The Cityflat & the Maisonette Suite have seperated sleeping & seating...
    Answered on June 29, 2022
  • Hello do your rooms have bathtubs. Thank you
    Hello, Many thanks for your request! We do have rooms with bathtubs in them, but also some with showers. If you have any preferences we will try our b...
    Answered on April 16, 2022
  • Hi will you be open December 17-19? Our hotel just notified me they will be closed
    Hi, we will be opened. Kind regards, Daniela
    Answered on December 10, 2021
  • Is there a lift?
    Thank you for asking. Yes there is a lift.
    Answered on January 23, 2020
  • is there an air con in the room? if so is it a single unit or a shared/central air con system? if no AC, do you have mosquito nets on the window?
    Dear Guest, each room has an individual AC - you can also rest assure that mosquitos are rarely found in Salzburg. Kind regards, Ada
    Answered on September 11, 2022
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Salzburg's charming old town contains numerous pastel-colored houses, baroque churches with lovely cupolas, and the birthplace of Mozart.

2 Restaurants On Site

    Gasthaus Blaue Gans

    Food: Austrian

    Bar Blaue Gans

    Food: Austrian

Amenities of artHotel Blaue Gans
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 18 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Massage chair
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules artHotel Blaue Gans takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card EC-Card JCB Diners Club American Express Debit card artHotel Blaue Gans accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform artHotel Blaue Gans of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 200384

FAQs about artHotel Blaue Gans

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to artHotel Blaue Gans by:

    • Taxi 25min
    • Bus 30min

  • The prices at artHotel Blaue Gans may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • artHotel Blaue Gans has 2 restaurants:

    • Gasthaus Blaue Gans
    • Bar Blaue Gans

  • Room options at artHotel Blaue Gans include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite

  • artHotel Blaue Gans offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Massage chair
    • Temporary art galleries

  • Check-in at artHotel Blaue Gans is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at artHotel Blaue Gans can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • artHotel Blaue Gans is 1,150 feet from the center of Salzburg.