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The 10 Best Hotels in Linz, Austria

The 10 Best Hotels in Linz, Austria

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Upper Austria’s capital city has an impressive variety of hotels to offer – from renovated traditional farm houses to modern design hotels, there is something in the mix for every traveller.Read Culture Trip’s guide to the ten best hotels in Linz.

Hotel am Domplatz

Hotel am Domplatz, right in the center of Linz, offers you a unique view on one of the city’s architectural masterpieces: the Mariendom, one of Austria’s most beautiful cathedrals. The area around the Mariendom is also a pedestrian zone, so guests get all the perks of being located right in the center but without any traffic noise. The rooms have large glass windows that allow you to wake up to one of Linz’s most impressive sights.

Stifterstraße 4, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 732 773 000

View of the Mariendom | Courtesy Hotel am Domplatz
View of the Mariendom | Courtesy Hotel am Domplatz

Spitz Hotel

The Spitz Hotel is unique as a culture and style hotel, which was designed in the course of Linz’09, the year Linz was voted the European Capital of Culture. The hotel is exclusively designed by local artists, architects and painters alike, who get to promote the importance of their art through this hotel. The students of the local art university also got the chance to contribute to this unique co-operation by designing the fourth floor of the hotel. Apart from its extraordinary design, the Spitz Hotel also has a great location; it’s only 500 metres away from the bustling city centre but also just a short drive from the peace and quiet of the Pöstlingberg, a hill on the left side of the Danube which offers you a stunning view all over Linz.

Fiedlerstrasse 6, 4040 Linz, Austria, +43 732 733 733

Spitz Hotel | Courtesy Spitz Hotel
Spitz Hotel | Courtesy Spitz Hotel

Goldener Adler

Hotel Goldener Adler is just a short walk away from the historical town centre and only 500 metres from the north bank of the Danube, where guests can go for walks, explore the surrounding nature or cycle along the famous Danube Cycle path. It is also right next to the Lentia shopping centre that, besides its numerous shops, offers a range of restaurants for dinner and lunch. The hotel not only has a great location but also offers special tailored deals for weekend travellers, business customers and cyclists.

Hauptstraße 56, 4040 Linz, Austria, +43 0732 731 147

Schwäbisch Hall, Adler | © Konrad Schweizer/Flickr
Schwäbisch Hall, Adler | © Konrad Schweizer/Flickr

Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären

Located right in the center of the picturesque old town, but also just a stone’s throw away from the most popular shopping streets, hotel guests are welcomed into a similar mix of tradition and modernity. This is not only picked up in the interior design of the rooms and the hotel as a whole, but also in the restaurant. Here, traditional Austrian cuisine is combined with a touch of modern Italy, reinventing classic dishes in a unique and innovative way. The proprietors of Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären are dedicated to preserving the hotel’s historical appearance, while continuously modernising and refurbishing their rooms to provide modern comfort at the same time.

Herrenstraße 9-11, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 0732 772 477

Hotel Gasthof Alpenblick

Hotel Gasthof Alpenblick is perfect for anyone who wants to be close to the city while also enjoying the beautiful countryside surrounding Linz. Only a short drive away from Linz, this is the hotel of choice for both business tourists and travellers interested in a wider range of day trips. Linz can be reached within 15 minutes and five UNESCO world heritage sites alone present possible day trip destinations.

Rohrach 8, 4202 Kirschlag bei Linz, Austria, +43 7215 2248

Hotel Zur Lokomotive

Hotel Zur Lokomotive has been family-owned since 1906, which is reflected in the homely and cordial atmosphere that guests are welcomed into. The hotel has a charming small garden in the back, where guests can enjoy a drink or light snack from the hotel’s bar menu. Hotel Zur Lokomotive is conveniently located, in close proximity to both the train station and all the main sites of the city centre.

Weingartshofstraße 40, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 732 654 555

Hotel Prielmayerhof

Hotel Prielmayerhof has a top location in Linz: only a 20 minute walk to the center and to all major sights of the city. For those who prefer to take it easy in the mornings, it also has a tram line that stops directly in front of the hotel. The rooms are luxurious and modern, with dark wooden furniture complemented with stylish design elements and the latest technology. Hotel Prielmayerhof also has its very own restaurant that serves international cuisine with high-quality wines.

Weißenwolffstraße 33, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 7327 741 310


Hotel Turmfalke

Hotel Turmfalke is a convenient choice for anyone arriving by plane or planning daytrips outside the city, being very well located for both the airport the local motorway. It is also in the immediate vicinity of Voestalpine Stahlwelt, a museum that invites visitors into the world of steel and discover how integral it is to everyday life. The hotel also has free parking on site and a restaurant, serving traditional Mexican dishes as well as select international cuisine in the same building.

Turmstraße 3, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 732 332 858

Gasthof Hotel zum Grünen Wald Wolfsegger

Gasthof Hotel zum Grünen Wald Wolfsegger is located on the outside of Linz’s city center. The old and spacious house has a big terrace and garden that can be used by the guests. The hotel is very family-friendly and there is even a playground attached to the property. It is particularly interesting for those who want to stay close to Linz but still enjoy the amazing nature surrounding the city. Gasthof Hotel zum Grünen Wald Wolfsegger combines the best of the two: proximity to the city and a quiet and relaxed atmosphere.

Prager Bundesstraße 12, 4040 Linz, Austria, +43 0723 550 400

Hotel Garni Nöserlgut

Hotel Garni Nöserlgut is a lovingly renovated farmhouse from the 17th century that has been run by the same family for years. This hotel is full of tradition wherever you look. The wooden furniture in the rooms were even handmade in the 500-year-old attic of the former farmhouse. The charming hotel also has a beautiful garden, terrace and wine arbour, where the hotel’s own restaurant serves guests regional delicacies accompanied by excellent Austrian wines.

Landwiedstraße 69, 4020 Linz, Austria, +43 732 683 326