Hostels in Salzburg, Austria

11 hostels available. Prices start from $16 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Salzburg

Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…❤ Laundromats ❤ Free storage for your luggage ❤ All fees & taxes included ❤ & so much more (hairdryers, ironing, adapters, city guides, ...)! We are looking forward to welcoming you in our … More
Couples Solo Traveller
"…Rooms and Bathrooms The hostel overall is a clean and tidy place. The rooms are neat and offer bunk beds for guests. There are several room types available, but most common is the four-bed … More
Couples Older travelers (+50)
"…The kitchen staff was friendly and the breakfast was very nice. Wonderful - next visit, i'll lodge again. learned of the location via rick steves travel guide. This hostel was the best we stayed … More

Stadtalm Naturfreundehaus

Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…Rooms and Bathrooms The rooms are small and basic, containing six beds, but the sheets and large lockers are provided and the view is simply amazing. You go to sleep and wake up to a full view … More

Hostel Salzburg - Eduard Heinrich Haus

Herrnau District
Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
"…It is not a very good place for socializing, but otherwise it is much more than enough for a good night's sleep and bed and breakfast. I happened to meet two Chinese girls (I am from Hong Kong … More
Couples Groups (10+ people)
"…Great hostel! - Overall this was a great hostel and I would recommend it. The rooms were super clean and the staff was very helpful. The location was a bit unfortunate as we couldn't walk there … More

A&O Salzburg Hauptbahnhof

Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"…In our hotels the world comes together and our young and friendly staff is 365 days a year 24 hours there for you, to ensure an enjoyable stay and peaceful nights. Also the lobby bar offers drinks … More

Wolfgang's managed by a&o

Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller
"Good value - Clean and close to the centre. What more could you ask for for such good price?" …"…Property will charge the outstanding amount at any time after the booking has been made. If your … More

JUFA Hotel Salzburg City

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Solo Traveller
"…I was there in 2001 and it rocked then. - HI - Salzburg - Jufa Youth & Family Guesthouse Hostel feels like a hotel with its size, electronic keycards, and common areas only in the lobby area. It … More
"…We find this kind of room more suitable for group travelers. Common Spaces The common spaces consists of a kitchen, dining room, TV room, communal area, sofas close to the staircase, … More
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel
"…The dorms vary in size and are laid out next to each other like a prison, one after another down long corridors. Similarly, the walls are a blank, sterile white. Nevertheless, the hostel is clean … More

Hotels in Salzburg

"…All of Salzburg's famous attractions are within walking distance, including the historical town-centre which is only 15 minutes walk away. Bus and train connections to Salzburg's surrounding … More

Atel Hotel Lasserhof

Free Breakfast
"…Spa, Indoor Pool and sauna 2 minutes walk – Cancellation with no charge within 48 hours prior to arrival, after this 100% of the reservation will be charged. Until 12 rich buffet Breakfast served … More
"…Payment upon arrival by credit cards. This property may pre-authorize your card before the arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast not included. Reception Hours: 11:30 to 17:00 No curfew. … More

Hotel Kohlpeter

Free Breakfast
"…Looks to have been recently remodeled. Family owned and they provided an excellent breakfast. About two blocks to bus stop with one transfer to train station. Attached Gasthaus served hearty meals … More
"…Wonderfully styled rooms, warm welcome and excellent breakfastbuffet. Fine Dining in the evening, Relaxing afternoons on our sunny terrace. Come and stay! We are a small and exclusive, family … More
"…07.2016 - 31.07.2016: Cancellation policy: 7 days prior arrival date. In case of a late cancellation or a no show, we will charge your credit card for the first night." …"…It is bus - number 2. … More

Hotel Astoria

Free Breakfast
"…Hotel Astoria is easily accessible from the airport and highway as well as the main train station (directly by bus). Check in: 14 pm to 23 pm Check out: 7 am to 11 am PLEASE NOTE: We do … More

Hotel Lilienhof

Free Breakfast
"Hotel Lilienhof is a 3 star family run hotel situated in a quiet area of Salzburg, only 10 minutes from the city centre." …"…1 and 2, you turn left at round point nr. 3. After a few hundred meters … More

Hostels in Salzburg, Austria

11 hostels available. Prices start from $16 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Salzburg (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Salzburg.

The hills are alive with the sound of Salzburg, Austria! This Austrian city is famous for many things, one of them being the place where the classic Julie Andrews musical "The Sound Of Music" was filmed. If you’re a fan of the movie, there are tours available that take you to all the iconic places as seen in the film, including Mirabell Gardens, Schloss Leopoldskron, and the wedding church at Mondsee.

Salzburg was also once called home by Mozart, who was born in the city. The house where he was born in the mid-eighteenth century is now a museum that you can visit to learn more about this famous classical composer.

Instagram addicts will have loads of image fodder here, as Salzburg is one of the most picturesque cities in Europe. Apart from its natural beauty (it boasts mesmerizing landscapes, rivers, parks, and the nearby Bavarian mountains), the buildings are stunning beyond measure.

Get a picture in front of the Salzburg Fortress, then visit it to learn the history of the magnificent structure as well as to experience an amazing view of the city from its high vantage point. Also check out the Old Town, as well as the many old buildings around such as the Salzburg Cathedral, the Horse Well, and more.

Getting around is pretty easy. Local buses service the city well and Salzburg’s main train station makes onward travel to your next European destination a breeze.

Salzburg caters for backpackers quite well -- there is a huge range of Salzburg, Austria hostels available to book, making it relatively easy to find a place to stay. Many of the Salzburg, Austria hostels are quite modern or have been recently renovated, so for those wanting to scrimp on accommodation costs without sacrificing comfort, Salzburg, Austria is a great choice. In addition, where as some hostels in Europe have quite a limited selection for breakfast (with just cereal and toast), many hostels in Salzburg, Austria, put on quite a decent spread, often included in the price of a night’s stay.

Written by local enthusiast for Salzburg hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Salzburg hostels Erin

Salzburg Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Salzburg, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 11
Average dorm price $39
Average private room price $171
Cheapest hostel in Salzburg Stadtalm Naturfreundehaus with $32.5
Most Salzburg hostels are located in Elisabeth-Vorstadt, Neustadt, Nonntal
Average rating of all hostels 7.9

FAQ about Salzburg Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Salzburg. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Berchtesgaden (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Ellmau (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Mondsee (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Sankt Gilgen (24 Km / 15 mi.)

Travel Tips for Salzburg - from the Community

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