Top 10 Family Resorts Near Salzburg, Austria

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Set against a backdrop of majestic mountains, Salzburg is the birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the setting for The Sound of Music and the home of the historic Salzburg Festival, a summer celebration of classical music, opera and theatre. This compact city is a fabulous destination for family vacations because its streets and attractions can be easily explored on foot or on two-wheelers. Families can take the Festungsbahn to Hohensalzburg Fortress and learn about the city’s glorious history in its museums. You should also visit the beautiful Hellbrunn Palace and its whimsical Trick Fountains, and in the afternoon, enjoy an introspective walk through Hagenauer Haus, where Mozart was born. The nearby Salzburg Open-Air Museum within Untersberg Nature Park allows tourists to explore farmhouses and rural buildings. If you’re planning to travel here with your family, scroll down for the top family resorts near Salzburg, Austria.

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1. Gut Wenghof - Family Resort Werfenweng (from USD 257)

This alpine resort offers all-inclusive packages for a stress-free family vacation. There are comfortable family rooms that can sleep up to six people and a variety of engaging activities for everyone.

When you’re not out exploring, you can sweat it out in the family sauna before frolicking in the swimming pools. The TUI Kids Club packs an exciting schedule for children of all ages. There are indoor play areas for younger kids and a chill-out area for older ones. When mealtime arrives, the children’s buffet will please even the most finicky tastebuds.

During the winter months, families can look forward to spending hours on the ski slopes. When visiting in summer, families can sightsee around Salzburg and visit unique attractions such as Eisriesenwelt Werfen, the world’s largest ice cave, which is near the property.

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Gut Wenghof - Family Resort Werfenweng

Wifi Available

Address: Weng 17
40.22 km (25.0 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Tennis court Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms

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2. Hotel Kaiserhof (from USD 107)

Just 11.9 km (7.39 mi) from Salzburg city, this hotel offers comfortably appointed apartments perfect for a family. This property has an electric vehicle (EV) rental service and free EV charging stations so families can explore attractions around Salzburg with a minimal carbon footprint. Alternatively, guests can take a quick bus ride to the centre of Salzburg, and the bus stop is just a short walk from the property. The hotel restaurant serves up a delicious organic breakfast buffet every day, so families can fuel up on healthy food before setting off for the day’s adventure.

From April to October each year, visitors can rent bikes from Avelo Mozartplatz in Salzburg to explore the surrounding areas. Families and students will receive discounted prices. The family-friendly Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains are about 4.7 km (2.92 mi) from this accommodation.

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Hotel Kaiserhof

Wifi Available

Address: Salzachtal-Bundesstraße 135
7.67 km (4.8 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

3. Friesachers Aniferhof (from USD 106)

Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, this hotel’s vintage exterior belies its contemporary interiors. Guest rooms are well-appointed and promise peaceful repose. The Untersberg Room is ideal for a small nuclear family as it has a couch with a pull-out bed to sleep two additional guests. Baby cots are available by request.

Families can enjoy an excellent continental breakfast buffet before going on an interactive tour at Salzwelten Salzburg, the salt mines that brought riches to the ancient rulers of this city. The mine is 11.8 km (7.33 mi) from the property, which is approximately 15 minutes away by car.

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Friesachers Aniferhof

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 7
4.97 km (3.1 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

4. Schlosswirt zu Anif - Hotel und Restaurant (from USD 179)

Housed in a 400-year-old building, this hotel features contemporary interiors and elegant guest rooms decorated with Biedermeier-style furniture from the 1800s.

The lovely suite, which has two bedrooms and spacious living areas for resting after a long day’s outing, is perfect for a small family. Cots for small children are available on request. The on-site restaurant serves delectable Austrian cuisine that will please both the young and old.

The property is 9.5 km (5.90 mi) to Salzburg city, a 20-minute drive away. Bicycle rental services are available on the premises. This historic property is situated next to the romantic Schloss Anif, an ancient castle built in the middle of an artificial pond.

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Der Schlosswirt zu Anif - Biedermeierhotel und Restaurant

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Salzachtal-Bundesstraße 7
5.6 km (3.5 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

5. Hotel Grünauerhof (from USD 328)

This 125-year-old establishment has marvellously furnished family rooms perfect for unwinding after a day of sightseeing.

Guests can sweat it out in the sauna and then take a plunge in the two heated pools. Parents can enjoy a rejuvenating dip while the children have a refreshing splash. You can then lean back on a lounger or waterbed for a quick snooze. When the sun is shining, families can enjoy meals at the outdoor restaurant shaded by chestnut trees. The children will love the outdoor playground. There is also an indoor children’s play area for when it is raining. This hotel is 14 km (8.70 mi) from Salzburg city by car. Active families can take the Saalach cycle path to explore the area.

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Hotel Grünauerhof

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Grünauerstraße 90
7.06 km (4.4 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

6. Hotel Untersberg (from USD 107)

Situated at the foot of Untersberg and near the Untersberg cable car, this accommodation is ideal for exploring the mountain throughout the year. The large family rooms are comfortably appointed and can accommodate up to five guests. There is enough room for everyone to spread out and relax, and kids can watch their favourite shows using the free WiFi.

The restaurant serves regional cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. Little ones can choose from the kids’ meals.

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Hotel Untersberg

Wifi Available

Address: Dr. Friedrich Ödlweg 1
7.62 km (4.8 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Hotel Gasthof Zum Kirchenwirt (from USD 114)

This historic hotel features contemporary guest rooms that are family-friendly. You can choose from a triple, quadruple room or apartment, all of which include free WiFi for connecting to the rest of the world. Guests can enjoy delicious Austrian cuisine at the hotel restaurant, which also offers kids’ meals.

Visitors can rent complimentary e-bikes or mountain bikes for 24 hours in Puch and take the Tauern Cycle Path into Salzburg. You can also go on a self-guided Cheese Tour of the region’s best cheesemakers.

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Hotel Gasthof Zum Kirchenwirt

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Halleiner Landesstrasse 116
9.26 km (5.8 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Garden Terrace

8. Hotel Obermayr (from USD 108)

Located in the quiet municipality of Ebenau and surrounded by lakes, forests and hiking trails, this property has cosy family rooms. If you’re travelling with a picky eater, Tavern Obermayr has a menu that is sure to satisfy everyone.

The hotel owner is a canyoning guide and offers guided tours from May to October. You can climb up the canyon, abseil down and dive into the clear water. The tours are suitable for both young and old adventurers. Bike rentals can be arranged for those who wish to cycle to Salzburg, which is 14.8 km (9.20 mi) away.

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Hotel Obermayr

Wifi Available

Address: Wiestalstraße 74
9.95 km (6.2 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

9. Hotel Gabi (from USD 133)

You can be assured of an intimate homey feel when staying at Hotel Gabi, which has only 25 elegantly appointed guest rooms. The property offers rooms for up to four guests, ideal for a small family. Children up to two years old get to stay for free.

During summer, families can frolic on the private beach by Auschneidersee, take a relaxing swim in the heated pool and catch some rays while resting on one of the sun loungers. There are lots of lakes and hiking and cycling trails around, allowing for some quality time in nature.

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Hotel Gabi

Wifi Available

Address: Steinerstraße 1
6.68 km (4.2 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Room service Bar Sauna Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

10. Hotel & Restaurant Rupertigau (from USD 110)

The family rooms in this lovely hotel ensure everyone will have room to relax while on holiday. Children can romp freely in the outdoor playground and move to the indoor playroom when the weather acts up. The restaurant has a large menu of local dishes to tickle all taste buds, including kids’ meals.

If you’re visiting over the summer, be sure to take a drive to Fantasiana Strasswalchen Amusement Park, which is 37.5 km (23.30 mi) away from the property.

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Hotel & Restaurant Rupertigau

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Oberfeldstr. 27
6.61 km (4.2 mi) from Fortress Hohensalzburg

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace

Discover Salzburg and its music, culture and nature

There are lots to see and do in and around Salzburg, promising a memorable and enriching family holiday. When visiting, make sure you stay in one of these top family accommodations near Salzburg, Austria.

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