Arthotel Blaue Gans, Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is not only hometown of worldwide known composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart but also a charming Austrian city with rich history, beautiful palaces, churches and scenic Alpine surrounding. In order to discover the city, taste the delicious food and famous Mozartkugel, book your stay at Art Hotel Blaue Gans which will fulfill all your secret wishes… 

famous Mozartkugel

Art Hotel Blaue Gans is 4th-century building located in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town. This 4-star design boutique hotel is situated along famous pedestrian Getreidegasse which is also a shopping paradise featuring designers such as Hugo Boss and Louis Vuitton (right next door) but also many high street brands like Zara. If you arrive by car, you can unload your luggage at the hotel and later park it in garage within walking distance from the hotel.

entrance to the hotel

pedestrian street in front of the hotel

History and culture lovers will enjoy the close proximity of Mozart’s birthplace as well as Festival Hall. The hotel is a perfect combination of  history with modern and contemporary art. As you will walk through the hotel, you can discover more than 100 original pieces of artwork. All 35 rooms are in elegant style in three categories: single, double and suites. They feature satellite TV, a minibar, a safe and free WI-FI throughout the hotel. As you will walk to you room, you can discover old wooden furniture, designer’s collection as well as unique pieces of craftwork.

combination of designer's pieces and history

In morning, breakfast room offers a wide selection of regional ham, salami, cheese, cereals, pastries and juices in cold buffet. In a la carte menu, you can also choose egg dishes and traditional sausages while being served freshly brewed coffee and tea. During warm months, you can also head to the Mediterranean-style garden which features both bar and restaurant and relax while enjoying fine wines, food and good music. During our visit, we optioned for Aperol Spritz which seemed to be popular among the locals. The mixture of sparkling wine, bitter aperol and mineral waters is the perfect combination. Your dining experience will take place in restaurant surrounded by 660 years medieval stone walls, serving traditional Austrian cuisine and Salzburg specialities such as Salzburg Nockerl. If you still feeling like the night is about to start, visit the hotel’s wine archive which is right next to the restaurant offering more than 1500 bottles of local and international wine. In this historical wine cellar you will truly indulge the atmosphere while listening to jazz and piano artist.

snack corner

wine cellar


herbs garden

After day spent wandering around the Old Town or visiting the Salzburg’s castle on the hill, try some of the massages which can be booked by the reception staff. They offer 30, 60 and 90 minutes ones. If simply want to relax a little bit, head to the library on the 1st floor which offers books from Austrian and international writers. Your time at the library can be accompanied by fruits, delicious homemade cookies and tea which are served just outside of it. On the 1st floor you will also find a meeting room which can hold your company’s meetings and provide a direct access to the herbs garden growing more than 20 different herbs such as thyme, mint, rosemary and many others. The fresh herbs from the garden provide a great addition for the chef when making some of the signature dishes.

Mozart\s birthplace

Art Hotel Blaue Gans can also organize your time in Salzburg whether you choose to go for guided tour or you simply want to visit some of the main attractions. They can book your tickets or recommend you the right route to take. Therefore if you are looking for a weekend getaway, want to try delicious food and wine, bite famous Austrian dessert or simply enjoy  the charming atmosphere of this historical town, Salzburg and Art Hotel Blaue Gans is the right choice for you. With direct access to the major sites, located in the very heart of the Old Town, art and history will follow you during your stay. For more information and reservation do not hesitate to visit their website and become their fan on Facebook 

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