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Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg

Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg

Getreidegasse 37
Salzburg, AT A-5020 Map It
Salzburger Land :Salzburg City

The historical Hotel Goldener Hirsch building, first documented in 1407, assumed a public role when it opened as an inn, the G?ldener Hirsch in 1564---a time when the Salzburg?s population numbered just 5,000 . The city began its ascend with the rise of Mozart, who was born a minute's walk from the Hotel Goldener Hirsch in 1756 . In 1920, it declared itself a leader of the international music and drama scene by introducing the Salzburg Festival, which has become a city institution and global attraction . The Hotel Goldener Hirsch was established as the festival?s premier residence following its purchase in 1939 by Countess Harriet Walderdorff . After World War II, Countess Walderdorff began her quest to refurbish the interior with simple and contemporary d?cor, creating a country residence in the city center . In contrast to the overt extravagance of Salzburg at that time, Countess Walderdorff opted for indigenous Austrian furniture and antiques, replacing Persian carpets with traditional rag rugs . Boasting a new pink exterior, the hotel re-opened on April 29, 1948 . Its casual yet sophisticated style soon became the model for Western Austrian hotels . Nicknamed ?The Golden Stag?, the Hotel Goldener Hirsch has become the home-away-from-home to the Salzburg Festival?s most prominent stars as well as international celebrities ranging from Elizabeth Taylor and Pavarotti to the Rothschilds, Gettys, and the Prince of Wales . American ex-president Richard Nixon personally wrote to Countess Walderdorff to thank her for the hotel?s supreme hospitality . Little has changed since Countess Walderdorff purchased the hotel; the facades of the original and adjoining building---acquired in the 1970s---remain simple and the interior elegantly eclectic . Guests marvel at the carefully acquired d?cor: a painting, a wooden sculpture, a bar constructed from an antique trunk . The Refektoriumtisch, an old table built from a monastery?s refectory, is especially popular with regular g .

Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg Features

  • Shopping Mall
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Air Conditioned
  • Television with Cable
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • Hairdresser
  • Fax machine
  • Gift Shop
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Pets accepted
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Safe Deposit Box

Hotel Goldener Hirsch, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Salzburg Reservation Policies:

  • Check-In: 1500
  • Check-Out: 1200
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