The historical five star Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is the epitome of Austrian hospitality since 1407 and offers an authentic Salzburg experience. The Goldener Hirsch, with its 70 rooms and suites, embodies all the romantic charm of an authentic guest house from the 15th Century in the sophisticated ambiance of a 5-star hotel. Impressive comfort with antique pieces and original handmade furniture reminiscent of over 600 years of hotel history. Personal service with attention to detail will ensure a truly unique stay.
Since the day Countess Harriet Walderdorff reopened the Hotel Goldener Hirsch in 1948, exceptional service and commitment to excellence has been a constant. At the same time, maintaining the hotel’s authentic heritage, also offering guests a myriad of contemporary amenities. From exquisite In-Room Dining to the signature Luxury Collection Concierge, Business Center, and more, striving to anticipate guests’ every need and desire.
This property offers its guests two restaurants and a perfect bar for private parties and exclusive dinners. The Goldener Hirsch Restaurant surprises its guests with award-winning gourmet cuisine, and the cozy restaurant s’Herzl serves authentic Austrian cuisine. The hotel's bar impresses its wide selection of wine and spirits and is ideal for exclusive receptions.
Rooms & Suites - Renovation as a work of art: six centuries of history, the much-beloved Goldener Hirsch style melds harmoniously with the most modern amenities. In 70 rooms and suites, carefully curated antiques such as shoemaker‘s benches transformed into tables combine effortlessly with Illy's latest televisions and coffee machines. Traditional “Fleckerlteppich“ rugs complement the solid wood floors as well as hand-printed fabrics in pink, cornflower blue, and red from the Salzburg firm Jordis. Refreshing sleep is assured in king-size and twin beds. Generously proportioned bathrooms in marble with porcelain by Villeroy & Boch offer shower or tub, or shower and tub. The view out onto Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz or Getreidegasse enchant, while soundproof windows ensure that rooms are always quiet and peaceful.
Dining - The Hotel Goldener Hirsch has appropriate dining options for every mood. Restaurant Goldener Hirsch is internationally celebrated for traditional, fine Austrian cuisine. Its adjacent landmark Restaurant s’Herzl, has become a focal point of life in Salzburg: a place where hotel guests mingle with residents. For traditional cocktails or fine Austrian and international wines, The Bar Goldener Hirsch's covered inner courtyard offers an authentic atmosphere.
Area & Activities - The Old Town, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, is especially captivating when explored by Fiaker or horse cab. What was once Salzburg’s main form of transportation is now a romantic ride through history and an excellent way to view the variety of building styles true to architectural accomplishments. Ideally located, guests of the Hotel Goldener Hirsch have the best of the city at the tips of their toes. Just outside of the hotel is the distinguished Getreidegasse road. A city throughway since Roman times, it is home to world-renowned boutiques. For those interested in history, Mozart’s birthplace is a mere minute away, and the famous Festival Hall is just across the street. The Hohensalzburg Fortress can be reached on foot in ten minutes.
Exploring the city’s center provides a glimpse at the Middle Ages, Romanesque, Baroque, and Renaissance periods, as well as an understanding of the discreet native burghers’ houses that date back to the monarchy. A stroll along the Salzach, Salzburg’s picturesque river just two minutes from the hotel, is a romantic way to end the day, providing insight as to why this city inspired so many creative works, including the Cathedral, the Franciscan Church, St. Peter’s Monastery, and the Collegiate Church. Venturing out of the city, day trips abound. Adventurers can arrange visits to stunning vistas of the Bavarian Alps, Salzburg Lake District, Eagle’s Nest, and luminous, frosty Werfen Ice Caves. Not to be ignored is Salzburg’s position as an outdoor recreational destination. By winter, a shuttle transports snow seekers to world-renowned skiing and snowboarding destinations. The summer months see an influx of golfers eager to tee off on the array of nearby courses. The concierge at Hotel Goldener Hirsch will be happy to assist in arranging any of these outings for you.