Imlauer Pitter Hotel Salzburg – Cosy Boutique Hotel just a stone throw away from the Mirabel

My next stop after Innsbruck happened to be Salzburg.  The journey from Innsbruck was straightforward, just 2 hours direct train from Innsbruck.  I booked this hotel mainly due to its proximity to the city and within walking distance from the train station (just 500 to 600 meter from the station).  This booking was made via Prestige Concierge utilising the hotel night benefit (for the 4th night free) as Salzburg was my longest stop.

The hotel is situated along the main street but it was far from being busy.  It only takes about 5 to 8 minutes to walk to Mirabel Palace, and probably 15 to 20 minutes to get the old city.  Most of the point of interests in the city is within walking distance, but I would recommend getting the Salzburg Card which includes unlimited use of the public transport.

Being a boutique hotel, it is not very big.  One of the attraction of this hotel is the Skybar, which gives you a good view of the city and the Alps (almost like the rooftop bar of Adlers Hotel in Innsbruck).  We stayed in the standard room which was quite small (at only 23 square meter).  There was no need for me to get a big room as we would be spending most of our time in the city.  Although we were booked in a twin room, the room came with a queen bed.  There wasn’t much more room left on either sides of the bed.  There is a fridge in the room with mini bar.  Tea, coffee and hot chocolate came complimentary.  The toilet was pretty small though and the bath tub’s water drainage was very slow!  Bottled water is provided complimentary and is topped up daily.


The breakfast location is at the top floor, giving one an excellent city and mountain views.  Breakfast buffet spread was good, with cook-to-order egg station.  The hot item section was good.


If weather permitting, sitting on the terrace would have been better for the fresh alpine air and the picturesque view.  At 14 to 16 degree, I shall pass on that.

Panoramic view from the skybar

This same restaurant functions as a skybar and restaurant at night.  I have not tried the place for dinner but it seems to be one of the recommended place to eat.  The items are quite pricey though.

The hotel has a sauna and gym at the top floor.  Entry is complimentary to hotel guests.


The Imlauer Pitter Hotel can be given consideration for those on a budget.  The rooms were not pricey and it comes with a very hearty breakfast spread.  The location to the train station and sightseeing spots make it an excellent choice.  One will not go famish staying here as there are many eateries nearby (within walking distance).

Salzach river at night – overlooking the Hohensalzburg Fortress

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