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... Mondsee Cathedral, where we got a bit of time to explore the small town of Mondsee and to go inside the church where Maria and the Captain marry. I even got to pretend to be a bride lol! They played Sound of Music songs and encourage us to sing. It was so much fun. I had an amazing day, and we got a bit of a history on Salzburg as well as we travelled around by bus. We have to leave the beautiful small city of Salzburg tomorrow, and it's off to ...
... to be a 4 hour long tour of the Alps that ended up being 30 minutes spent looking at a lake. The sad part was we found out the world's largest ice cave was there that we could have gone into had we known. Oh well, it is something to go back and see again! We still had fun! We are now in our hotel packing and going to bed early to leave here at 7 am to head to Germany! I hope it isn't too crazy there with Germany being in the World Cup ...
... go in them. I have no desire to see anything like that. The best part of the night was a concert we went to in the castle tonight where 3 violinists and a cellist played Mozart and other famous composers. A pianist played one beautiful piece with the group as well. We had second row seats that were perfect! The concert was held in a beautiful room in the palace from the 1400's. A perfect end to the ...
... 8217;t called violaists) a cello player and a double-bass player dressed in typical Austrian dress and a soprano and tenor vocalists performing excerpts from some of Mozart’s operas. Although we couldn’t understand the words, the music and gestures gave us clues. It was quite funny and extremely entertaining.
There was a performance and then entrée was served. After a little while, there was another performance and then main course ...
Yet another nice day, so we had an "in" morning with a relaxed start & caught up with some jobs. We cycled into Lofer via the river path and stocked up with food from the supermarket, then after lunch we decided to go up the Loferer Alm (mountain) by cable car and rode into town.
As I was feeling intrepid, we decided to take our bikes up and ride down if we could; during a sign language ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Sheraton Salzburg
We came to Salzburg for the Christmas markets and a bit of shopping. Thought this was a lovely hotel, friendly staff and good size room and bathroom with bathrobes. What you would expect from a Sheraton, but reasonably priced through hotels website. It is a ten minute walk over the river into the centre of Salzburg where all the markets are and I would have preferred to be a bit more in the thick of it, especially when going out at night.
Great Hotel, Great Service
Everything about this hotel was fantastic. The service was top notch. The restaurant had great food with a nice wine selection and a relaxing atmosphere. We enjoyed the quiet spacious hotel room with a very comfortable bed. The hotel is within walking distance of most city attractions. We would most definitely stay at this Sheraton again.
Beautiful friendly hotel
We stayed for two nights at the Sheraton Salzburg in May. The rooms were beautiful. The bathroom was large and spotless. The location backs onto the Mirabell Palace Gardens. It was very easy to take buses from the corner all over Salzburg. The staff was very helpful. I would stay here again. Salzburg is the most beautiful city. I would love to stay on extended vacation here and I don't even like scenery!
Love this hotel!
My sister and I stayed here during one of our "annual sister bonding trips" and we absolutely loved it! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, our room was lovely and well-appointed, and we loved the location and walking through the Mirabell gardens on our way into and out of the touristy parts of the city. Can't wait to go back...
I would highly recommend this hotel. The atmosphere is wonderful, curtious staff, the food is excellent and the rooms are pretty & spotless. Will certainly stay here again this summer! VERY VERY nice!
A great deal and a great city
This is one of the nicer Sheratons in Europe and certainly the best value in the city during the Christmas holidays. Th hotel is close to the old city and the staff was friendly. The breakfast buffet was very good and the hotel is completely renovated with parking below. This is definately a deal if the price is right.
This is my favorite hotel during our recent trip to Europe. The staff were very friendly, and the room is NICE. We were told by the staff that these rooms were recently renovated, and it shows. The hotel is next to Mirabelle, a very nice place to stroll and take photo.
The walk to the old town takes about 20 minutes. It's a nice walk if the weather is nice. It was pretty windy when we were there though. You could also take a bus or a cab ride.
This is a really fine hotel. I stayed in March 2004 for a conference right next door in the Conference Centre. From a 6th floor room at the rear there is a great view of the Kurpark with people walking and cycling through. The hotel is excellent in almost every respect - very large rooms, good food, comfortable bar and lounge, attentive staff, complementary newspapers. TV channels are the normal European mix with news in English. There is the usual niggle with the cost of phone calls, and the Sheraton seems to be one of the hotels which charges for credit card calls (I didn't try this), but not a lot else to worry about. I enjoyed being able to chose when to speak English and when to practice my German - in some other hotels the staff insist on speaking English. If you want to go to the old town, it's nearly a mile away, but it's a pleasant walk along the river past some really nice cafes and a good view of the castle. Traffic on the route to the airport can be busy so allow plenty of time for your flight - there's a taxi rank right outside.
We stayed here in February, 2004. This property was wonderful! It was close to everything - airport, gardens, old town, shopping and much more! The rooms were nicely decorated, very clean and quiet. The restaurant and lobby bar were great and had the most friendly staff! We would definately stay here again and are recommending it to everyone we talk to!
This is a lot better than most Sheratons. The rooms are very large by EU standards - probably 40 square metres. They have no local style to them, but my Executive room had been renovated in a pleasant red and gold scheme. Bathrooms are excellent, with a bath and separate shower cubicle. BBC World available on the TV. Robes / slippers / umbrellas are provided in the Executive rooms - possibly not in the Classic rooms but they are all the same size. The breakfast buffet was expensive (Euro 21) but large. The staff were highly impressive - uniformly pleasant, charming, English speaking and keen to help. It is a very pleasant 10 min walk from the hotel through Mirabelle park and across the river to the old town. I recommend it if you would prefer a large modern room - the old town hotels appear smaller and more chintzy. My only negative is that the hotel appeared virtually empty - there were probably 10 other guests with us at breakfast and the bar was virtually deserted for our three days. I can only assume that the conference centre next door had nothing on! The lobby and bar also suffer from an overdose of 1980's gold furnishings and chandeliers! Overall, however, I have absolutely no complaints and would happily stay there again.