Crowne Plaza Hotel Salzburg - The Pitter

Rainerstrasse 6 - 8, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austrian Alps, 5020, Austria | 3 star hotel
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Our last day in Munich and my last day for a while to feast on delightful breads and alpine cheese! We ate our fill whilst we caught up with Lili on Skype - just love this aspect of the technological age; you can have a video conversation and no one bats an eye lid - in fact you get knowing and accepting smiles as others understand you're …

The Hills are alive with the Sound of Music

A travel blog entry by judy59


Yes we are here where there are many sights that are on the Sound of Music. Not that our guide seemed to like that idea much. They prefer to see this as the birth place of Mozart

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A travel blog entry by lisandretrip


Day 8 - Today was a driving day and we were off to Salzburg.
The weather in Europe this spring has been COLD and not typical for the region. Although it has been sunny, the temperatures have been ranging from 11-18 degrees. On e day in Budapest it reached 28 degrees, but today in Vienna it is going to a high of 16. Tomorrow in Salzburg the low …

Slippery slides underground

A travel blog entry by t-l-c

7:17am and we are at Salzburg station waiting for a train to Munich!
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wandering around the old town, very quaint and lots of cute shops. My
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Off to Salzburg

A travel blog entry by lafalot


We are at the train station waiting to leave for Salzburg. I tried to board a train that was going to Vienna. Silly, that is where I now am! A conductor saved me from getting on the train, sitting down and then waiting to go no where! Vienna was great! More tonight. It is tonight, here is more. The train trip was fun. We boarded the train in plenty …

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This 3 star hotel, located on Rainerstrasse 6 - 8, Salzburg, is near Mirabell Palace and Gardens, Panorama Tours Original Sound of Music Tour, Bad Gastein, and Salzburg City Tourist Office.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCrowne Plaza Hotel Salzburg - The Pitter

    Reviewed by judy59

    A restful place

    Reviewed Jun 22, 2013
    by (8 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Enjoyed the room, nice and quiet. Food excellent in the restaurant. All good except for the single beds - comfy and slept well but single.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Crowne Plaza Hotel Salzburg - The Pitter

    Good value for money - its got a gym and pool!


    We stayed here for two nights and had a fairly good deal from online - we will have to take the tip of the other reviewer and see if we can get it booked directly next time.

    OK hotel but you deserve better if you are on holiday


    The hotel is next to the railway station and is convienient for the airport, the walk to the old part of the city is 15 mins (timed it several times and walking at a brisk pace). My room was tiny, the air conditioning did not work which was reported but despite the hotel saying they had fixed they did not, as I had a south facing room and temp was in the mid 30's during the heat of the day, it was difficult to sleep at night. You could not leave window open as noise seems to carry from the streets below. I could not open the bathroom door fully as the toilet would get in the way it was so small, if I was a larger person I would have struggled with the over bath shower. Service in the lounge bar was painfully slow, the barman would disappear for 15 mins at a time, the garden area was nothing like the hotel web site photo's much less attractive, its not really a garden more of a quadrangle at the back of the building, it also closes at 10pm. Overall I would not recommend this hotel, do as someone else suggests spend a little more and stay at the Sacher, this is too much like a business hotel (across road from congress centre) if you are on holiday you deserve a hotel that does not remind you you have to go back to work!

    Excellent hotel in a good location


    If you can afford the price, it stands as a good starting point to visit Salzburg.

    Coming back for more


    We have now stayed at the Crowne Plaza in Salzburg ("The Pitter") on two occasions and will be going back again as we enjoyed it so much.

    4.5-Star Hotel


    I spent 2 nights in this hotel in Dec-04. As with other hotels in the Holiday Inn Group, I enjoyed a special rate at €70,00 by paying in advance. So I always recommend the others to book a Holidat Inn hotel at the official website and pay in advance whenever possible. About the hotel, it located midway between the train station and the city centre; both at about 15 minutes' walking. If you're gonna spend more than one night in Salzburg, I would suggest you to reserve a hotel near the old city (where most of the tourists' sights could be found); but if you are gonna spend only one night in Salzburg, then it may be the hotel for you. For my both nights in Salzburg, when I returned from the old city to the hotel, I found that there were nearly nobody on the street at about 20:00!!! While I'm not sure whether the general public order in Salzburg was good, this was sufficient for me to concern about. The hotel itself was good, with grand lobby and restaurant. The room was big and the facilities inside were excellent. The staff were generally courteous and helpful, yet I found one of them a little bit rude. This might be due to that I was not dressed up as a businessman but a knapsack-traveller. Anyway this hotel was more like a business-hotel rather than a holiday-hotel. In conclusion, I would say this hotel deserses 4.5-star, rather than 5-star as it's rated.

    Great Hotel In A Great City!!!


    Was in Salzburg last week with my wife. Stayed 4 nights at the Crowne Plaza. Got a good accomodation package from our Swiss travel agent. Hotel is well located in between the train station and the Mirabel Palace. The old town is a pleasant 10-minute walk away or 2 bus-stops if one prefers to use public transport. Our room was very nice and well-equipped. The decor is plush and the beds very comfortable. The bath was very spacious as well. The receptionists and hotel staff were very friendly, efficient, helpful and very responsive to our requests for bedroom slippers and extra toiletries. They also gave us quite a few tips on restaurant recommendations. The buffet breakfast was also excellent. I would stay at the Crowne Plaza if I were to visit Salzburg again.

    Great location classy hotel


    arrived at hotel 5 hours before 2 o clock booking in time.had a room ready for us.double bedroom more like a suite than a bog standard room.staff extremely friendly,nothing to much hassle .location opposite the salzburg congress centre and mirabell gardens(sound of music).just a 5minute walk to the main train station .or bus stop right outside hotel.would i stay here again.without doubt.the best hotel i have stayed in .in all my travels around europe.10 out of 10

    OK Hotel in Fabulous Salzburg


    We stayed in one of the nicer rooms in this hotel in Nov 2003. We were very impressed with the size of the room and the furnishings were quite plush. It was a nice walk through the Mirabell Garden into Salzburg, though perhaps it would have been better to be staying closer to the centre. Salzburg is, however, easy to navigate and I love to walk! I am sure anyone would have a fabulous time in this breathtaking city.

    Good, but not the best


    Stayed at the Crowne Plaza during a long weekend in Salzburg in 2001.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Crowne Plaza Hotel Salzburg - The Pitter

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent