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The family-run Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären is located in a quiet side street in the center of Linz, only a 3-minute walk away from the main square. It offers free Wi-Fi access. The completely renovated Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären features a roof terrace, and a modern bar. The restaurant Bärenstub’n serves Austrian cuisine with a Mediterranean touch. The history of Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären goes back to the 15th century. In 1891, the famous opera singer Richard Tauber was born there. Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären has a private parking garage. The next tram stop is 820 feet away, and a taxi stand is 656 feet away. It is 2625 feet to the train station. Linz Airport is 8.1 mi away. Airport transfers are available on request.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Linz, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 sofa bed
and
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.8
High score for Linz
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Petra
    Austria Austria
    Excellent location, superfriendly staff, quiet room and very comfortable bed.
  • India
    United States of America United States of America
    We loved our room which had a balcony looking out onto the rooftops of Linz. The location of the hotel is right in the heart of the downtown which makes it perfect for evening walks in search of drinks and dinner. At the same time, we were not...
  • Raymond
    United States of America United States of America
    The room was spacious, clean, and comfortable once we figured out how to turn the A/C on.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Genuss Bistro
    • Cuisine
      Austrian • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of Hotel Schwarzer Bär
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Hotel Schwarzer Bär takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

From 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please let Hotel zum schwarzen Bären know your expected arrival time in advance if you are planning to arrive after 20:00 on a Saturday or Sunday.

If you use a navigation device, please enter Herrenstraße 1 or Promenade 21. These addresses guide you to the entry to a pedestrian zone which you are permitted to enter by car to reach the hotel's parking garage. The hotel is the fifth building on the left-hand side.

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 Hotel Schwarzer Bär 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.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Hotel Schwarzer Bär

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

  • Room options at Hotel Schwarzer Bär include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Guests staying at Hotel Schwarzer Bär can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Hotel Schwarzer Bär is 650 feet from the center of Linz. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hotel Schwarzer Bär has 1 restaurant:

    • Genuss Bistro

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