Best Western Plus Hotel Amedia Art Salzburg,  Salzbourg

3.5/5  - based on 472 guest reviews.
Linzer Bundesstrasse 6, 5020, Salzburg, Austria - See map
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The Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg is located near the traditional old part of town, near the highway, near the train station and close to the exhibition center of Salzburg. Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg offers harmony of modern technique and convenient atmosphere to our national and international business guest and tourists. FREE MEDIA- means free telephone calls to 24 countries in Europe and high-speed Internet, wireless - all completely free. Our wellness area invites you to chill a little bit in our sauna, steam-bath or the roof terrace with gorgeous view to Kapuzinerberg and Gaisberg. We offer best comfort and excellent service in charming ambience. Our 101 rooms are equipped with extended amenities, spacious and offer a high standard of comfort. A city tax of 1. 50 EUR per person per day is not included in the rate and is to be paid directly at the hotel.

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  • 4
    « Comfortable Stay »

    Very well done room and bathroom.The bed was comfortable.Close to city centre.Located opposite a very good shopping mall.Buffet breakfast was good especially loved the marble cake.Indian restaurant was at a walking distance of 15mins.

    3
    « " Special attention to the room type! " »

    The room 415 is terribly small, suitable only for a single , young person .There are only 30 centimeters between the bed /narrower tha normal double bed/ and the wall on both sides of it. When you get out of the bed, you have to be very careful not to bump into the wall. We asked for a bigger room, suitable for a senior couple, but did not get it although we booked a normal double room some weeks before our arrival through our travel agency. There were no slippers, body lotion, hair conditioner , tea bags. You have to ask for them at the front desk for everything,, even for writing paper and then you are even asked what you need it for. .At the breakfast we had to ask for some fruit. During the time we were eating there were only few apples left, some even spoiled. We stayed for two nights and the bath remained uncleaned the second day, but in general, the hotel is clean and has a very good location, a walking distance from the city center.

    1
    « Not recommended »

    Best Western intl must take a special attention to this hotel. -No free tea or coffee in room -No tea spoon -Weak wifi signal -Shower room & wc only separated with glass, no privacy - 2nd day the room key doesnt work so we must up & down to reprogram the key - Breakfast is terrible. Starts at 7am not 6am for Asian guests. They made a discrimination in services: Breakfast for asian guests start at 7am, for others can take the breakfast from 6am. Lots of Asian guests include me must wait in front of the restaurant door to wait for 7am. The female reception said that the reason is because the white guests pay more money to the hotel. Come on, she even didnt know my name, how can she made a judgement that I pay cheaper? Ridiculous. This is a very weird hotel regulation that i ever met. - 7.30am some foods are runs out but they were very slow to refill it. - Restaurant staff must learn how to smile to the guests. - 17 April 2019 ag 06-07 am, the female front office at the morning shift laughing at my complaint. Very unpolite, does not have manner. This hotel's staff seems doesnt understand that tourism business is service and hospitality business.When i was in austria, i saw lots of tourists from Asia countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, Korea, China. So this hotel should not make any discrimination in services to their Asian guests.

    5
    « Very nice room and location »

    The room 315 was wonderful. Good size with a balcony to enjoy the view. The hotel is with walking distance of all major attractions in Salzburg. The staff are nice and helpful. If you are driving, there is indoor and outdoor parking. I had 2 GPS with me and neither gave the exact location. That is because the entrance to the hotel is not on the street that is their address. It is on the other side of the block. I did mention this to them at check out.

    4
    « A nice place »

    The rooms are nice, very clean, big shower! We had a triple room with a sofa bed, which was ok for a few nights but wasn't the most comfortable! The main beds where very comfortable though! We visited the weekend before Easter and the hotel bar/breakfast was very quiet, but Gwen the receptionist was a credit to the hotel! Very friendly and attentive for our entire stay! The transport is also very good with a bus stop opposite that takes you into central town within 5/10 mins! I would definitely stay here again!

    3
    « Affordable and decent »

    We stayed over at the hotel from Christmas Eve for a few nights. The reception staff are amazing. We didn't have a place for dinner on Christmas Eve and the lovely man at the desk found a place for us. All other staff were lovely as well. The room itself was OK but I wouldn't recommend sharing with a friend since the toilet doesn't have a proper door on it and the shower had a frosted wall facing into the sleeping area. The beds were decent but being two single beds they kept separating during the night. The house keeping staff did not vacuum once while we were there (we stayed for 3 nights) and the toilets were not cleaned either, which wasn't too nice. Being over the Christmas period I am sure this might be just a decreased staff matter. The hotel is located quite a walking distance from the old town and the city centre but there are two stops near by so I would highly recommend getting daily bus tickets. Overall the hotel was OK for the price point but if they didn't have such great reception staff I probably wouldn't go back again.

    4
    « Inside better than facade »

    I was very negative upon discovering of the hotel upon arrival by car, hidden behind an ugly grey facade. One will be surprised once inside the hotel, and then inside the room. The staffs are extremely friendly and helpful, working with healthy common sense than the cool SOP. On the north junction between town and city, neighboring to sad landscape of petrol station and car dealerships, the location is less favorable, but actually only 15 minutes to the river on foot, in middle of the city. Not a luxury hotel, but a practical one, good value.

    1
    « Certainly not recommended. »

    Rooms very small. At least the one they gave us. From each side of the bed maximum 20cm until the wall. Impossible to climb to the bed without hurting your legs. We stayed 2 days and during our stay no one cleaned the room or changed the towels. The afternoon and evening reception shift, is by a unpolite girl with glasses. She lives in her own ruthmes of life that you have to go along. Only positive point is the very decent breakfast and the relatively convenient location.

    4
    « Sue Westlake »

    When we arrived we was greeted by the most polite and professional reception man Daniel . Every day of our stay Daniel was amazing . He made sure we were happy & enjoying our holiday . We would like to pass our thanks onto Daniel & we will be writing to management to express our gratitude . Xxx

    3
    « Noisy Area, Friendly Staff »

    Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. I loved that there was a parking garage below the building, but the vehicle we drove was too high to fit in it, so parking was a bit tough to find. The area the build is in was very busy and loud. It was right at the intersection of many roads. There is a gas station next door and a couple places to eat within walking distance. The WiFi was ok, but cut out a couple of times. I wish this hotel was in a different location because it's really nice inside and the people were really nice. Also I wasn't expecting the wall of the shower to be partially see-through when wet. 3 of us shared the room so that was very awkward.

  • 3
    « not worth 4 stars »

    hotel is clean and rooms clean.the hotel is a express hotel .the rooms are open plan not much privacy.the hotel is to far out of the city.the hotel only serves breakfast so there is no where to eat close by in the evening.

    3
    « Salzburg »

    If you want to share a room with a friend then only with a very good one. No privacy in the shower and toilet. Glas walls. The glas in to the bedroom and toilet is obscure but still see through. The room is small and has not enough hanging spaces . noisy from the buisy road. Was not very clean. I have never been in a motel room where there is no rail to hang the bad towel.

    3
    « Neutral »

    This hotel is clean, the staff is kind, the breakfast is good..nothing more. I found it a bit..cold. Not so close to the city center (about 30 minute by walk), not so easy to find, expensive underground parking. It could be the right mediation between being near the city center and easily reaching the periphery.

    4
    « Good hotel. Okay location »

    The hotel is a bit old, but very clean room, but i think the room is a bit dark. Enough space for 2 people with 2 large suitcase. I can open them both and still can move around easily. A bit far from city centre, but very close to Mcd and some supermarkets. Breakfast was ok.

    4
    « Good place to stay....minimal issues. »

    Reached the hotel by bus which stops just by the hotel. the hotel is located on a trisection and is very easily reachable by public transport which i used to the maximum. From the exterior it a dull grey building but this hides a nicely done interior. The hotel opens to two roads with a central courtyard (the courtyard rooms have no views). The rest of the rooms open up to a modern city. It is about 3 - 4 km from the tourist areas like the old city and Mirabell square,but the walk is very easy and straight forward. The room has all the basics expected today- wifi,kettle,decent wash rooms- even irons and iron boards. The only issue was with the lighting. I felt the need for a strong light in the room. With increasing numbers of senior citizens on travel this issue will soon have to be addressed by all. Breakfast is usual and timely. Front staff was responsive. Worth a recommendation.

    3
    « Comfortable rooms, location is off side »

    Stayed there for two nights, the hotel is neat and clean, room are spacious, staff is very courteous and helpful. I had bad experience with House keeping, and that makes my rating to average. Location is little off the city , difficult to find eateries nearby except Macd.

    4
    « Decent place »

    Stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel is typical best western types. Around 10mins from main train station frm where v can take bus no-2 having direction to OBERGNIGL and get off at sterneckstrasse. Hotel is back side of the bus stop. Had taken salzburg card so transport was very easy and efficient. Rooms are little small as had taken cot for my baby. Staff was responsive and allowed my wife to cook for my 18 month son. For breakfast had asked for cut fruits which were not given to us don't know why. And when inquired they said will serve at the table and then the lady manager got furious. Little far frm city centre. But overall stay was pleasant

    1
    « STAY AWAY FROM THIS HOTEL! Very Very Bad Customer service »

    I stayed in this hotel as part of a group tour for 2 nights. The room is very basic and lighting is not adequate. The room is dark! The decor is ugly as well. Whats worse is the customer service! To begin with, there is only 1! Only 1! Receptionist standing by whom have double or triple duty doing everything by her own. One of the room that we had is missing 1 bulb. In an already rather dark room, a buld is very important. We then ask for a bulb with the receptionist and she said she cant find any bulb! Hellooooo.. A hotel this big doesnt have working spare bulb?? She refused to get us a bulb from other room, refused our request to be moved to other empty room and refused to do anything about it and told us to accept it the way it is! When we got angry because she didnt even regard her customer well and didnt provide what the hotel SHOULD had provided, she got pissed and told us she is going to call the police! In the receptionist table, there was a writting saying something like "if there is anything that you dont like, let us know and we promised our best to help you". I wonder why its even there when the customer service is this poor! When i showed her this, she took it away and put it in another room without any sort of guilty feeling! I never ever had stayed in a hotel with such a bad customer service and had very little regard for their customer. Trully.. Trully.. Trully dissapointed. I warn you, STAY AWAY FROM THIS HOTEL! 1 more thing to add, the free wifi is slow! Only 0.3 mbps

    4
    « Stayed here at start of cycle tour »

    A bit away from the major attractions but the friendly staff made up for it. For two euros get a bus. Or hire a bike. Would be better to stay closer to the old town tho. Rooms quite small. Has off street parking.

    5
    « very nice experience »

    It's a lovely property with around 15 minutes walk to the old town. The bus stop is just outside the hotel so connectivity is no issue. Central station was just 2.5kms and just 10minute ride by a cab and takes around 10 euros. Bed was comfortable with good ambience. We checked out hotel at 8 in the morning and kept our luggage in luggage room. We returned Hotel back at 2pm and wanted to cook Maggi. Rebecca helped us a lot. Got us delicious maggi served despite of our check out. I would highly recommend everyone to stay here.

  • 1
    « Got cheated by Best Western »

    I checked in to Best Western at Salzburg. I would rather say that I ve never had such bad experience before. 1) I had two Double rooms booked. Double bed rooms all over the world have a single double bed and not two single beds, which is twin. Inspite of my booking with double bed, we got a twin with two beds joint. 2) The receptionist is trying to convince me that this is a double bed. Either the company has no clue what a double bed is or they think the customer is an idiot. 3) Receptionist says manager will speak in 1 minute. Later says she s busy in a meeting at 9pm. Who in Europe sits in meeting at 9pm. Ofcourse upon insistance manager calls in couple of minutes. I ve never seen any hotel with such little regard for the customer. 4) The manager also tries to convince me what a double bed is. Blames that booking was done by agent and information came too late that it was a double bed. Whereas the email printout with the receptionist has date 31.05. 5) Their website has double bed with a single bed picture and not two single beds. We checked, mentioned and showed to receptionist.Also mentioned to the manager. 6) There is a distinct 30% price difference between a twin room and double room. Manager and receptionist are offering free drink to try and make up for the situation. The manager had no idea to give us a double bed nor discount the price nor waive the breakfast. Somehow the intension seems to be to cheat the customer. 7) The room on top of all this was stinking and we had to ask for air freshener. I will never ever book best western in my life again. No wonder hotel business is losing to airbnb. In our 10 day holiday, this is the only day we had a hotel reservation, rest all were apartments booked via airbnb where we were treated extremely well and got luxurious accomodation. This is the most expensive of all with the worst experience.

    2
    « Wouldn't stay here again »

    We stayed at this hotel recently it wasn't our own choice as we were travelling with an organised group for 3days. The rooms were very basic, small and quite dark. Although there's a kettle and cups in the room if you want tea or coffee you have to go to reception and ask for it and there's a charge of €5, so I wud advise to bring a few teabags with u. the breakfast is quite good plenty to choose from. The bar service is non existent, very poor indeed. There is no bar person as such if you want a drink your have to ask the receptionist (when she's there that is). Also there is no restaurant in the hotel so you will have to go into town. Overall quite disappointing.

    4
    « Helpfull staff, neutral rooms »

    This hotel is situated 20 mins from city center (on foot) and some bus lines like thoes going to the lakes (i think it was 150). PROS: very helpful reception and people at the restaurant, clean, better priced than others, very good bed mattress. CONS: room decoration was a bit neutral for me, cleaning people would come at no specific times so once or twice room was not cleaned cause we had already returned, also 20 min walk back and forth may prove to be quite an exercise... Breakfast was pleasant but typical. I would not mind to revisit and my fourth star goes for the personell and not for the hotel interior...

    4
    « Excellent value for money »

    Stayed here for a week in March 2017. After reading reviews this was with some trepidation but this was unwarranted. The receptionist (Miguel?) was friendly and very helpful and always greeted us with a smile. The room was ready at 3pm and on entering we were impressed. It was spacious and very clean. The toilet, hand basin and shower were tucked into one corner and all in good working order. There were spare toilet rolls and plenty of soap and shower gel in the dispensers which were kept topped up. There were plenty of towels which were changed if we left them on the floor. The twin beds were pushed together as a double and comfortable with 2 pillows each and single duvet's. The room including the bathroom area was cleaned and the beds made each day. There was hanging space with plenty of coathangers and shelves for clothes. There was a small fridge/mini bar which could be used to store cold drinks and fresh milk bought from the supermarket opposite the front door. There was a kettle and tea and coffee which were replaced as used. We did not have the breakfast as we thought it quite pricey and there was a McCafe just round the corner. The windows opened which helped keep the room cool and the sound of the road traffic was not bad and almost non existent when windows closed. The nets ensured privacy and the thick curtains blocked out the light. We did have a problem with our keycard but once we were advised to keep it away from our electronic devices we had no further problem. The female receptionists were not so good with English which may have made them seem distant but they were helpful and let us store our bags in a room next to reception after we checked out. It was a pleasant 20 min walk into the main town but there were regular buses in various directions too. The only disappointment was not the hotel's or its staff's fault but that of other guests. A party of oriental guests banged on doors and made a LOT of noise at 6am every morning which was very inconsiderate of others.

    3
    « Breakfast not worth it otherwise the hotel is okay »

    Like with other reviews we arrived a little early to be told our room would not be ready until 3pm. I knew this was probably not true but we were allowed but said nothing as we able to leave our cases and travel into town. Later on getting to the room we found it to be spacious and clean although in the morning the curtains did nothing to keep out the morning light! the sauna was nice without being anything special. I stay in close to a hundred nights a year in hotels and this breakfast rated as average among them so I was very surprised that they wanted 15 euros per person. Tea and coffee are in the room for free. Lastly, the entrance to the car park involves driving down a very tight spiral ramp, very difficult in large cars or vans, I had 4 people from the bus stop above offering advice as I inched down, I made it though without any scratches.

    4
    « Convenient and cheap hotel »

    I stayed here with my daughter for a couple of nights. The room was spacious and very clean and we had a bath- yippee! The sauna room was empty on the Saturday evening, and it was great to come back to after a hard days sightseeing! The breakfast was €15 each, initially we only paid for one morning, we were so impressed by the variety and taste that we booked breakfast for the second morning too! The staff were lovely and very helpful. Transport into the old town - buses and taxis are easily available, try to get a ticket from the machine rather than pay on the bus. It's much cheaper. Overall, theBest Western is 20 or so mins walking away from all the tourist attractions, but reflects that in the price.

    1
    « Very BAD AND DISAPPOINTED RECEPTION »

    The reception DOESNT KNOW HOW TO BE POLITE and simple make everything COMPLICATED, My client left the Key card in the room and the reception told us to go get key. The HOLD THE DEPOSIT just for a key card. The lady reception speak very rude and unpolite as a RECEPTION. VERY NOT RECOMENDED TO STAY HERE.. AVOID THIS JUNK HOTEL.

    4
    « Generally good »

    Not the closest hotel to the city centre but it's very easy to get to on a bus or by spending 15-20 minutes on foot, and the prices are low enough to make up for the extra distance. The room I had was bigger than I'd expected and nicely furnished, no complaints about it. Only problem was it being too hot despite the aircon, meaning I had to open a window and deal with the increased traffic noise from the busy road just outside. The staff were all very helpful and went out of their way to accommodate any requests we made. They were also having to deal with what (judging by previous reviews) are some surprisingly persistent problems with their room keycard systems which I hope they will sort out ASAP - having to request the reception staff escort you to your room so they can open your door for you isn't ideal!

    4
    « Nice hotel »

    Modern clean hotel that serves breakfast at €15 (little pricey, but typical of hotel prices) Has a bar but no restaurant which is a shame. A little out of the way of the city centre, takes 15-20 mins to walk. Caught a bus to and from the airport to the hotel, really easy, bus stop right outside, cost €2.50... A bargain. Would recommend if you don't mind walking..

    5
    « Awesome city »

    I had the pleasure of staying in this hotel earlier this year to visit the city of Salzburg. Traveling on a bit of a shoestring meant we'd staying in a few dodgy hotels, however, this particular hotel was amazing for a very reasonable price. Rooms are extremely spacious, modern, comfortable and relatively quiet. Old town is only a 15 - 20 min walk away, or you can catch a bus from straight outside the hotel. I'd recommend buying a weekly pass, I wasted a lot of money in my first few days on single passes. Don't pay attention to the other reviews saying the hotel is too far out of the way, I was able to jog into the city centre in less than 10 minutes when I left my wallet in a pub!! The staff were great as well, very friendly, spoke fluent English and had a very good knowledge of the city and the best mode of transport. The old town itself is probably my favorite in Europe, I'd recommend checking everything in the city and outskirts out, it has just about everything you'd want. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

  • 3
    « Only German speaking TV »

    Lovely hotel very nice and clean and breakfast very nice but downfall for us was there was only German TV only 1 engish speaking channel which was the news was frustrating as we were back in our room early every night with having our 2 year old son and also was not impressed with the single beds pushed together as every time either of us lyed in the middle would fall in between the beds.

    4
    « Nice and cozy accommodation »

    Very nice and modern hotel. approx 20 mins walk from the city centre. Staff was helpfull althought they didnt book me a taxi (as I requested in the morning). I had to take a bus to railway station and almost lost my train because of this.

    5
    « The best of our three-week trip, highly recommended »

    After three weeks traveling throughout Europe, this was the best hotel of our stay. The room was large and clean, beds were wonderfully comfortable, and the shower was outstanding (roomy, plenty of hot water). We walked everywhere, including into town, which was about a 30-minute trip each way, with plenty of grocery stores and restaurants. The tram back to the Hbf station is just a few minutes' walk away. The women who run the front desk, who seem to run the entire hotel, were truly gifted. They switched easily between German, English and Italian, and those are just the languages we heard. They were so helpful, consistently friendly and more than willing to figure things out for us. We would stay here again without hesitation.

    4
    « Enjoyed Stay »

    We arrived in Salzburg by train. From the station the hotel would have been at least a half hour walk for those in our group who were pulling luggage. On advice from the tourist info booth at the station, we learned what bus to take to the hotel. It dropped us off right in front of the hotel, but the hotel is very poorly signed. We actually walked a couple hundred metres in the wrong direction, before re-grouping and figuring we were originally in front of the building! Much better signage is needed to identify this hotel! Otherwise the hotel was good, the staff friendly and helpful, the rooms were good and the breakfast was wonderful. The one person tending to the breakfast did an excellent job; she even took orders for individually prepared eggs per the guests' wishes. Several bus lines have stops close to the hotel. Using the buses we could go anywhere we wanted to in Salzburg. We got pretty good at it in no time at all!

    3
    « Long weekend trip to Salzburg »

    The hotel is nice and the room also comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast wasn't great as only one staff in the canteen area and one chef in the kitchen.... slow service when foods run out. The bus services are excellent location from the hotel to the central of Salzburg about 5 minutes ride or 20-25 minutes walk. I would only go back to this hotel if the breakfast service improved.

    2
    « Two nights »

    The staff was helpful and friendly, but we didn't like the motel itself. The toilet area and the shower had opaque glass, but it still didn't provide for privacy, especially the toilet area. The lighting in the room was very poor making it hard to read. Bring your own pillow because the ones in the room are flat. The motel was about a 30 minute walk to Old Towne.

    3
    « Awesome location, great staff »

    Room was huge but interior is rather dark. Lighting was wee bit dim for a room of that size. Mine had a column right in the middle which was odd, position-wise. Other than that, the location is great; Lidl and Mcdonalds very close by. A supermarket right across the road is always a good thing. Staff is friendly. Glad that i had my bacon and eggs made to order as they ran out of food during breakfast due to a large tour group who just left.

    4
    « One night stay in Salzburg »

    The room was tidy and quiet. The old town centre is a bit far by foot, but there are two main trolley lines next to the hotel which goes to the centre. If you arrive by car there is an additional parking fee.

    4
    « Nice hotel »

    We only stayed one night, arrived early on Saturday and left late on Sunday, left our bags behind the reception on Sunday after checkout. Clean hotel, nice bathroom, great shower, friendly and helpful reception, located just a little bit outside the center. We walk everywhere so it was about a 15-25 min walk depending upon where in the city one wanted to go. Only one "complaint" is that the curtains do not cover all of the windows and so when the sun comes up the room begins to immediately light up... Oh and they upgraded us to a Suite for free, not bad!

    5
    « Beautiful Views »

    I recently stayed in this hotel on my visit to Salzburg. This is a lovely hotel, the rooms are a little small however there are beautiful views of the mountains through the windows and also lovely big bathrooms with big luxury baths. Very clean and modern, quirky bold retro style. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Huge variety in the breakfast, very nice something for everyone. 24 hour bar if you're into that sort of thing, and a nice place to just sit down and relax. Within walking distance of the town. Excellent location.

  • 4
    « Brand new hotel, not far from the city center! »

    I reckon this hotel was restored recently - everything is brand new. The staff is polite and helpful - rooms are very clean and big enough to enjoy your stay there.Breakfast is fine - nevertheless it could be improved. A car parking is available to customers.The heart of Salzburg is about fifteen minutes on foot . I felt very comfortable!

    4
    « Nice hotel but all together pricy. »

    The hotel is nice, rooms are clean and nice. Hotel is a bit difficult to find, even with navigation. Parking might be a problem, despite the fee of €15,- the parking was full and you could only park outside in front of the hotel and the spaces are not easy to park in. Furthermore the price if the breakfast is rather high €15,- Together with the room price + parking + breakfast you end up to € 150,- easily for 1 night.

    5
    « We run hotel near the sites of Salzburg »

    The hotel is easily missed when walking along the busy street it is located on. We had walked past the hotel and had to backtrack a block and a half once we realized we had walked well past. The hotel is very clean and modern. The breakfast is complete with fresh fruit, cheese, pastries, and an assortment or egg and meat options. The service crom the staff easily surpassed service we have received in other hotels in Munich and Vienna.

    3
    « Great room but hate the bathroom »

    Very nice hotel in great location. Very handy to supermarket and shops. Spacious Separate toilet, always handy when 2 people are sharing a room, but bathroom, (shower and hand-basin) has no bathroom door. And the walls of both toilet and bathroom and the door of the toilet are glass! Sure, it's mildly opaque but you can see a very clear outline of your roommate in the shower or toilet. Some people may find this erotically titillating. I prefer my privacy, thanks. At check-out I mentioned to the receptionist we didn't like the glass walls/door and she just shrugged her shoulders and said it was part of the modern art theme of the hotel. This is not modern art. It's simply poor design. Another bathroom problem: no towel rails and nowhere to hang your towel between uses. Other than the bathroom issues it was a great room. Small fridge, hot water kettle with cups and tea/coffee. Comfortable twin beds on one queen bed base. Why the 2 mattresses?? Bedside lamps useless! Bulb wattage so low it was impossible to read. No heating facilities. Our first night was very cold and there was no way of raising the temperature in our room. Staff very friendly and helpful. Supermarket just across the road. Overall rating: 4/10. Just fix the shower/toilet walls and door problem, put a queen mattress on the queen base and and increase the wattage of the bedside lights and you would have a first rate hotel.

    4
    « Sound of Music visit »

    This was our first visit to Salzburg and we were not disappointed. Our choice of hotel at the Amedia was excellent. On arrival we were warmly greeted and nothing was too much bother to our friendly receptionist. Her English was perfect and she was very helpful with information regarding travelling throughout the city. Our room was very comfortable with a great shower and sufficient storage space. The buffet breakfast was more than enough to cater for all tastes. The trolleybus from the airport stops outside the hotel which made our travel very easy and cost effective. We certainly will be planning a return and this hotel would be our first choice.

    4
    « Nice hotel outside the center of Salzberg »

    The spacious and clean aroom includes a large screen TV with many cable stations including BBC and CNN for English. It also includes a safe, refrigerator, small water kettle. Each room has individual heating /AC controls. The Wi-Fi was free and worked well in the rooms. It was the fastest hotel Wi-Fi that we have had in Europe in two weeks. We walked to the train station in 15 or 20 minutes and likewise to Mirabell Palace in about the same. While not particularly scenic, the walk downtown is safe and on sidewalks the entire way. Note there are also bus options that stop immediately outside the hotel and run directly downtown. The hotel is situated between 2 major streets heading into downtown Salzburg. Happily, the windows are good and there was very little road noise in the rooms. The buffet breakfast was good and included both hot and cold items. The staff was friendly and helped us with questions and included some recommendations. It was a great value for the size of the room and the rate. I would recommend it.

    4
    « Great place to stay »

    Our room was very spacious, bright and the decor arty and modern. The bed was very comfortable and there were tea and coffee making facilities (always a big bonus in European). There was a sauna and steam bath which was most welcome for weary travellers. The guy on the desk was very friendly and helpful.

    4
    « Nice Hotel »

    The hotel was nice and clean. We were put into a disabled room, which I don't prefer, but otherwise was happy with our stay. The staff was polite and helpful. Breakfast was your typical European spread.

    5
    « Good quality hotel at motel prices »

    A little distance away from the old town but easily reachable via a reliable and frequent no 4 bus or S Bahn to Gringl. A taxi back late only €8. Generous well equipped rooms with huge en suite. Very well cleaned and maintained. Staff very helpful and efficient. Bar could be better stocked!

    4
    « Great hotel! »

    About a 20 minute walk to the Old Town of Salzburg and about a 5 minute walk to the train station (Salzburg Gnigl) We struggled to find it coming from the train station as the front entrance was on the other side of the building. Amazing buffet and the staff was very friendly. The hotel itself was very clean and modern. For sure a great pick for a resonable price!

  • 4
    « Looks could be deceiving »

    I got a Pretty good deal for hotel in Salzburg.. Though it looked like a prison from the outside the interiors were pretty impressive and so was the staff and the breakfast.. The room is small but will planned.. And the place is connected with buses to the airport and train station every 20 mins.

    4
    « it's about the inside which counts »

    The hotel, for us, was ideally located as we don't like to be too on top of the hussle and bussle yet near enough for a walk. We arrived from the airport to the Maribellplatz area on the no2 tram, and took a 15min walk up a straight road to the hotel (we did find the ticket machine a little tricky to operate at the airport outside, but that was mainly because we didn't know the name of the stop that we needed for the hotel). When we got to this triangle that the hotel sits on, the entrance was to the quieter road side facing the small shopping mall. It has a large seating area/bar at the reception, so we waited until 3pm to check-in as we didn't wish to pay the extra to check-in earlier. Our booking didn't include breakfast, but when we said we weren't sure whether we would have it or not, they then gave us some vouchers. Our room was next to the "wellness" room, but we didn't hear too much disturbance from people using it, which we did every day. Our room was rather hot in the evenings, and the heating in the room was turned off, so perhaps that was due to the sauna next door! Even with the window open at night, we still slept well and found the beds comfortable. The bathrooms are "open planned" style, but our room wasn't as "open" as I think others maybe as the glass was frosted. We had been worried that there was no soap in the rooms as other reviews hadn't mentioned this, but yay! There is soap! Another odd thing to mention, the toilet roll was good, not like the cheap thin ones I've had at hotels like the Premier Inn in the UK. Also, there is a note saying to leave towels on the hooks if you want to re-use them, or put them on the floor for the cleaners to remove and replace with fresh ones. Well we kept them on the hooks but each day the cleaners replaced. There is tea and "espresso" making facilities...pot luck what kind of tea bags you get, so at breakfast we would take a handful. This maybe a British gripe, but the cups are small, and you can't even put your finger through the handle so you end up holding the rather hot cup, or you just have to wait for your two mouthfuls of drink to get cool enough to hold it. We also had to ask for some milk at reception as non is provided in the room. We did take two larger glass mugs from the breakfast area for our room, but the cleaners took them back. Another odd thing was the tv...there were channels that didn't view...so maybe they need updating to make sure the channels can be seen. And after a few minutes the tv volume would suddenly drop down to level 3. Just all on it's own! Not that the volume made much difference to the viewing as we don't speak German and there were no English stations. Overall it is a good hotel, and if it provided more then the price would be silly. Breakfast is typical- fruits, breads, cereals, yoghurts, scrambled egg and bacon (no toast sadly). Clean and tidy, with helpful staff.

    4
    « Not so much criticism, as feedback »

    So here's the thing: this is a nice and clean hotel with larger than average rooms. That part is very straight forward. We did however have some surprises that I want to write about, simply as information to other tourists who may want to know this kind of stuff. The hotel doesn't have a large sign on every side and the entrance is from a side street, so it can be hard to find. We arrived in the night and walked from the train station (about 20 minutes to get there and it was raining). The room itself was larger than expected, which was nice. There's no privacy in the bathroom, so only get a room there if you're going with your significant other. The bed was comfortable, the pillows could easily be replaced with some newer/better quality ones. Other than that, the room was great. Reception staff was not consistently nice/polite. The guy working when we arrived was super nice and friendly, the woman working when we checked out was quite unfriendly, so it all depends on luck in this regard. Breakfast was nice and not expensive at all (their listed price was 15 EUR/day and I assumed it was per person but it turned out at the end that it was actually per room). There is a "wellness area" that is accessible free of charge. In some places they will write "fitness room". There is actually one exercise bike, one steam room (for 2) and one sauna. There's towels there and also 2 showers. You can ask for robes and slippers from the reception. My issue with this: I got to see way too many naked people. Again, this is not meant as criticism, I should have done my homework before going there (I was wearing a swimsuit, as I didn't know exactly what's up there, if there's a pool or not, what the policy is regarding the sauna, etc.). The point is, there were more than 6 naked people there and I did not expect it. I hope this information helps.

    4
    « Something a little different »

    We had a pleasant stay, welcoming and helpful staff, and enjoyed the modern decor. The beds were extremely comfortable. The bus was conveniently located across the street from the hotel and it was easy to get around by bus.

    5
    « Fantastic hotel with very friendly staff! »

    This hotel is perfect for any young coupes, individuals or large groups visiting Salzburg. I recently stayed here during a week long visit with my girlfriend in early May. The hotel is a short 20 minute walk from the Old Town and all the main attractions making it very easy to find. If you'd prefer to take a bus into town the number 4 operates regularly right outside the hotel and is very cheap especially for those using the "Salzburg Card", which I highly recommend! The hotel staff are some of the friendliest I have met during my many holidays across Europe and are always happy to help and always full of smiles. The hotel breakfast is delicious and the option for a freshly cooked omelette comes highly recommend from my girlfriend. I plan to visit Salzburg again during a warmer time of year to see the Kehlsteinhaus and the wonderful view atop of the Obersalzburg and would definitely return to the Amedia Plus.

    4
    « Good price »

    This is a very clean modern hotel. It is situated about a 20 minute walk from the town centre. You can use the public transport - bus stop outside the hotel leaves you in town in about 5mins. A good breakfast was included in price. The room was very clean and much bigger than most hotels.

    5
    « Perfect place to stay in Salzburg! »

    I stayed here for one evening while I visited Salzburg as a solo traveller and couldn't find a suitable hostel. I'm so glad I stayed here! From arrival to departure this hotel is fantastic! Friendly reception staff who couldn't do enough for you, they remember guests names and call you by Mr xxx for the duration of their shift. Fantastic service from the new guy working Fri 22/04 in the evening on reception and his trainer! Sorry I didn't get your names but you're both brilliant!!! As mentioned in other reviews the hotel has a sauna and steam room open 17:00-23:00 daily which is free for the use of guests. This is a lovely relaxing space which was extremely quiet when I was there. Rooms are extremely comfortable with a massive bath and lots of space. I chose not to close the window so I could have fresh air through the night and while I was woken up with a little traffic noise this wasn't an issue as I was so tired from travelling and sightseeing all day I just fell back asleep. The hotel is fairly plain from outside but is lovely and modern inside. I didn't have breakfast in the hotel (15 euros extra is a bit much for a budget traveller) but I'm sure it would have been lovely. My only gripe is that if you want to check in earlier than the 15:00 standard check in time there is a sliding scale of cost. I arrived at 14:15 and was told that it would be 15 euros to check in then. I did notice that you could (if there were rooms available) check in as early as 09:00 I think it was but this was considerably more expensive. I opted to leave my luggage in the luggage room and go into town but thought a 30 minute grace period would be good so that you could check in from 14:30 at no extra cost. I would happily have sat in the bar and had a beer while I waited, instead I spent my money in town on lunch. Overall though, a fantastic stay and I would highly recommend staying here!

    5
    « Modern hotel with amazing staff »

    Modern hotel located 20 minutes walk from the city center (5 minutes by public transport conveniently located just outside the hotel if you don't want to walk). Stayed in a double room, which was modern, clean and had lovely views out to the mountainside. The hotel also has the most friendly and helpful staff which made our stay so lovely. Overall a really memorable stay in the musical art themed hotel close to city center and close to eateries and shopping right across the road. Everything you need for a lovely stay in Salzburg. Also free wifi is great and coffee/tea provided in rooms.

    5
    « Week long City break »

    This hotel is an ideal location for a city break, easy access from airport on a No 2 or 10 tram with a stop right outside hotel. All the staff that we dealt with during our weeks stay were very friendly and helpful. Reception staff spoke every time you passed and the staff in the dining room at breakfast could not have been more helpful. The rooms were very comfortable with a safe and tea and coffee was provided every day and the towels and bed linen were changed everyday.There was a wide range of hot and cold food at breakfast catering for everyone. The only thing I missed was toast, but this is a small price to pay.

    4
    « Quiet room »

    The room was very quiet at night, and no noise was heard from the main road very close by. Good greek restaurant, Akropolis, just in front of the hote. Possibility of parking garage under the hotel for a minor fee. Several shopping opportunities in the surroundings.

  • 4
    « Great hotel in an OK location »

    I really enjoyed my stay at the Best Western Plus Amedia Art Salzburg hotel. The staff was very friendly and gave us some useful local info and restaurant recommendations. The location was a bit out of the way (about a 20min walk from Old Town) and slightly further from the Airport, but it has really good bus links which we only discovered on the 2nd day. We didn't mind the walk though as the Austrian food was SO GOOD that the 20min walk was really helpful for digestion. The rooms are generously sized (compared to the UK spaces that I'm used to) with nice bathroom facilities. There is also free wifi, which happens to be quite speedy too, again, a nice surprise when compared to some UK hotels. The breakfast was also very nice with a decent selection and clean restaurant. This hotel was by far the best value for money that I have booked.

    5
    « Fresh hotel outside of the city center »

    My three nights in this hotel was a pure joy. The room was very clean, fresh and cool looking with all this red color and musical themed interior. It was on the top floor with some view over the Kapuzinerberg, which I found pretty nice. It lies a bit outside of the old town, but great news Salzburg is not a big town, so reaching the city center takes you around 15 minutes walking. Or just take the trolley bus nr 4 ride of 5min. The bus stop is right outside. The staff is getting some extra cred from me for their helpfulness and kindness. I recommend this place to anyone deciding to stay in Salzburg!

    3
    « Sound Of Music Tour »

    Stayed here for three nights in November with a friend. I booked a twin room but on arrival was allocated a double. I queried this with reception and the rude girl told me that no twin rooms were available - we managed to separate the base of the bed and made the best of the situation. The sauna/steam room was nice but be warned, the continentals like their naturism and we were frowned upon for wearing costumes. Perhaps the hotel could allocate certain times for certain activities. The hotel is quite far out from the city and I would say it is a good half hour stroll which we didn't mind at all. The trams and buses are very efficient but as time was on our own we walked everywhere. Salzburg is a beautiful city and we enjoyed The Sound of Music Tour but I would not stay at this hotel again. I would recommend travellers to research and stay nearer the city.

    4
    « Decent place but staff not at all accomodative... »

    A decent hotel with nice, spacious, and clean room but a little away from the city center - this is hardly an issue as you get a bus right outside the hotel gate and take you to city center in less than 10 mins. A hotel in the city center would have definitely been more convenient but this was also not a problem. On the negative side, I thought that the staff could have received us with a smile - I am not saying that they don't help; they replied to each an every question that we posed to them. It was just the smile that was missing, which make you feel a little less welcomed. Plus, the check-in was a bit of a hassle. We reached at around 2 pm for the 3 pm check-in. We were given the room keys but were told not to use the room until 3 as it was not ready. At 3 pm when I went to the room, it was a total mess. I understand that it was a mistake by the housekeeping staff (things like these are mere human errors!), and I was immediately given a new room, but my point is that why make a guest wait in the lobby if the early check-in was only by 1 hour. Overall we had a decent stay. Nothing extraordinary but no complains as such!!

    5
    « October Break »

    Had a most enjoyable 5 night stay at this hotel. Please do not be put off because the location of this hotel which is slightly out of the city centre. We walked to and from the city centre which took about 15 mins. However there are also excellent and cheap transport links. For example bus 10 from outside the hotel takes you the airport in 30 mins for 2.50 euros. Would also recommend walking over the Kapuzinerburg hill next to the hotel into the city for its views. Friendly hotel staff especially the breakfast staff. Nice breakfast with a good range.

    5
    « Great place!! »

    Great place to stay..friendly staff!! Breakfast was great, lots to choose from. Not too far from City Center. Internet worked great!! Would stay here again. Good restaurants nearby. Good parking. Very reasonable pricing!!

    5
    « Excellent hotel and great staff »

    Nice clean modern rooms in a very modern setting. Our room was on the inside looking on to a courtyard and was very quiet. Bus stop is just around the corner and will have you downtown in just a few minutes. S train station only a block away giving easy access to the main train station. The front desk staff were outstanding. Michaela & Melissa could not do enough to get us pointed in the right direction and helping with our bookings for our next stay.

    3
    « Reasonable price 6 min tram ride from city centre »

    Functional, clean and fairly good location. 6 minutes to the centre via tram. You can pay to park. Breakfast is included with a wide selection of hams, cheeses, fruit etc from a self service Buffett. We had a free upgrade to a room which included a kettle and coffee, not sure if all rooms have this. A large modern bathroom with a shower over the bath. Good quality towels and above average quality bed linen. The bed was comfortable. The room was clean. The reception staff on arrival were very friendly and helpful. Checkout was easy.

    2
    « Low level »

    1. Very noisy, they have cleaned the hallway between 3 and 6 pm. 2. We have to wait the room to be ready more than 1 hour after the check-in. 3. Long way to the city center. 4. The most important thing: we have no bathroom, we have a shower and WC but in principal room, so there is no intimacy.

    4
    « Excellent hotel, but not very central »

    The hotel is a mile from the station and a mile from the town centre. And it looks like a car park. Other than that it is absolutely wonderful. The rooms are spacious, modern and clean. The beds are comfortable and everything worked. The staff were generally helpful. Breakfast was amazing - so much choice and available from 7am daily. Overall a great place to stay if you don't mind the walk (or bus ride) to town.

  • 4
    « Reasonable prices »

    BEST WESTERN PLUS Amedia Art it's a new hotel located away from center so that could be disadvantage but the rest of our was ok.Spacious rooms with nice interior design.Very clean.At last I would like to say thank You. PS:For travelers going to Salzburg-this hotel is cheap alternative to other hotels in Salzburg,with high quality standarts.We stayed first night at other hotel in the city center and then decided to move to Amedia Art Hotel.

 

Getting to the hotel ...

All directions
·From: Train Station. Take bus number 2 towards Obergnigl. Exit at the bus stop Sterneckstrasse. The hotel is right at the bus stop. Taxi are standing at the entrance. Cost around EUR 10. 00. ·From: Airport. Take bus number 2 towards Obergnigl. Exit at the bus stop Sterneckstrasse. The hotel is right at the bus stop. Taxi are standing at the entrance. Cost around EUR 25. 00. ·From: By car. Take the exit Salzburg Nord on the motorway A1. Follow the signs to Salzburg. After 2. 5 kilometers take a left at Sterneckstrasse. After about 600 meters turn right into the Linzer Bundesstrasse. After roughly 200 meters turn left. The hotel is on your left hand side after 200 meters.
 

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