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Alpine splendour and urban opulence: the Austria Hotel Collection

A curated group of premier hotels, the Austria Hotel Collection exemplifies the best in Austrian Hospitality each year. From Vienna to Tirol and Salzburg to Carinthia, each hotel offers a unique experience, but the highest levels of luxury and service are always assured. No matter if you are looking for an Alpine or a city stay, this hand-picked list of the top hotels in Austria has you covered.

Alpine stays


Escape to Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, the elegant five-star Alpine hideaway in the mountains, half an hour from Innsbruck, and member of The Leading Hotels of the World™, or stay in Ötztal’s spa resort Aqua Dome – Tirol Therme Längenfeld for a holiday to soothe your soles and soul. Heading to Sölden? Make luxury hotel Das Central – Alpine. Luxury. Life., featuring a sweeping 15,000-m2 spa world, your base.


A stylish, seamless combination of rustic cosiness and modern cool, Hotel Trattlerhof in Bad Kleinkirchheim has been lovingly run by five generations of the Forstnig family since 1884. It provides prime access to biking trails and scenic hiking.

Upper Austria

Looking for a cosy escape? Romantik Hotel im Weissen Rössl in Salzkammergut boasts a lakeside spa with the world’s first gloating jacuzzi as well as views of Lake Wolfgangsee and the mountains from all rooms.


Hotel Das Edelweiss in the heart of the Grossarltal Alps makes a great temporary home in style for outdoor sports enthusiasts as well as families, Mountain Spa and an indoor slide park included.

City breaks


A total of seven Hotel collection locations in Austria’s capital means that holiday makers are spoilt for choice.

In Vienna, one finds everything from Hotel Bristol’s resplendent art-deco rooms overlooking the opera house to the achingly cool modern-living suites with spas and salons in Hotel Sans Souci. To stay among some of the city’s most iconic landmarks such as the St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Imperial Palace and the Spanish Riding School, head to the 1st District for legendary Hotel Sacher or the hip boutique hotel Hollmann Beletage. If you’re on the hunt for hipster coffee shops, cool cafes and edgy art exhibitions, Hotel Altstadt in the 7th District and Boutique Hotel Harmonie in the 9th are ideal. For those seeking art and gorgeous palace gardens, check out the Andaz Vienna across from the Belvedere Gallery.


Family-run Hotel Sacher on the shores of the Salzach River is an exquisite hotel in walking distance of Salzburg’s most important landmarks.


Heading to Innsbruck? Quirky NALA Individuell Hotel doesn’t only stun with its unique and colourful interiors but also with its dedication to sustainability.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. We’ve been thinking that it’s time we headed back to Vienna once again. Thanks for giving us some good hotel options.

  2. Austria is proving some beautiful backdrops for these hotels. When it comes to natural beauty, Austria is hard to beat.

  3. This goes to show that the Alps don’t have to be covered in snow and the temperature only a few degrees above freezing for people to have a great time. These alpine hotels give you a very luxurious base for some healthy bike rides and walks through the mountains.

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