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Set next to the Getreidegasse in the heart of Salzburg's Old Town, the historic, fully renovated Hotel Elefant dating from the 13th century offers free WiFi.

All of the individually decorated rooms of Hotel Elefant provide a bathroom, cable TV, and a mini-bar, a bathroom. All rooms are air-conditioned, and some feature a comfortable seating area.

Mozart’s birthplace and the Festival Hall can be reached within a few steps from the Hotel Elefant. Mirabell Castle, the Hohensalzburg Fortress and the other side of the city center are only 650 feet away.

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.

Hotel Elefant has been welcoming guests since Nov 4, 2005

Property Highlights

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

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Regarding parking... Where is the parking station located and at how much does it cost? We arrive 18:00, stay at the hotel and leave the next evenin..
    Dear Guest Parking for cars is available at the public “Altstadtgarage B" (entrance at “Hildmannplatz 1”), 5 minutes walking distance from our hotel, ..
    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • Do you accept dogs please?
    No, we do not accepts any pets
    Answered on 3 August 2020
  • Hi. If I book a standard double room 4-7 March - can you garantie that we will have TWO single beds? That is a must. Thanks. Mats
    No, we can not guarantee that.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • I want to book a double room with two separate beds for 4 to 7 March. Can you guarantee that we get two separate beds?
    No, we can not guarantee that.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Hi I've reserved a room with you for 14-20th November. Will take a taxi from Salzburg airport. Can a taxi park outside the hotel as I will have a heav..
    Yes, Best regards Reception
    Answered on 26 October 2022
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Amenities of Hotel Elefant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hotel Elefant 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 11:30 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 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 64 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Hotel Elefant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that smoking is strictly prohibited in all rooms and in the restaurant.

At the Rathaus Arch at the beginning of the pedestrian zone, there is a barrier. Please press the corresponding button for the hotel on the column on the left side. You will receive a code via the intercom, which you have to enter into the barrier to be allowed to enter.

Please note that public parking is possible nearby depending on availability and costs EUR 18 per day. Reservation is not possible. Please contact the property for more information.

Please note that there are no bicycle parking facilities at the hotel.

For check in only if guests full vaccinated or proof of coronavirus recovery; children from 6-18 years need a pcr or antigen test

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.

FAQs about Hotel Elefant

  • Check-in at Hotel Elefant is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

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

  • Hotel Elefant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Hotel Elefant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

    • Hotel Elefant is 350 feet from the center of Salzburg.

    • Room options at Hotel Elefant include:

      • Single
      • Double