Best Hostels for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups in Salzburg

Best Hostels for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups in Salzburg
Salzburg is famous as the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the movie The Sound of Music. The city is in central Austria and is visited by many tourists throughout the year. It's a compact and beautiful city that has a lot more to offer than the cliche tourist attractions that you've heard so much about.

As a popular tourist destination, there are several good hostels that appeal to young travelers and backpackers. Most offer a social setting in a good location for an affordable price. If you want a little more privacy, Salzburg also has many affordable guesthouses that are cute and fun.
How much do hostels in Salzburg cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Salzburg here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A good hostel for solo and female travellers.

Dorm Bed from $21.98
Private Room from $37.49
Overall Rating: 86%
Paracelsusstr. 9 A 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg
Yoho International Youth Hostel is conveniently located just a couple of blocks from the train station. It's also just a three minute walk from the famous Sound of Music steps "DoReMi". You can be assured that the hostel will play the Sound of Music movie daily as well. The hostel is also just between the train station and the city center, so it's convenient when you arrive and leave, but also for exploring the area.

The hostel has many excellent amenities including a book exchange, hot showers, travel information, free wi-fi, dvd rentals, and microwaves and refridgerators. Bike rentals and ski rentals are also available. There's also an all you can eat buffet breakfast available so that you can start your day out right.

The hostel has several great common rooms where you can hang out with other guests or plan the next part of your trip. The on-site hostel bar is lively and fun. Many guests from around the world enjoy hanging out there and swapping travel stories. They also offer great happy hour deals.

There are no private rooms. Dorms sleep four, six, or eight people and both co-ed and female only rooms are available.


A good hostel for solo travellers, female travellers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $20.47
Private Room from $17.54
Overall Rating: 86%
Fuerbergstrasse 18-20, Salzburg
Another member of the Meininger chain, this hostel is well located near the city's historic old town. It's in the Zentrum im Berg shopping center on the Kapuzinerberg and is in walking distance to many popular sights including Mozart's birthplace and Festival Hall.

The hostel starts the day right with an all you can eat buffet breakfast (for an additional fee). There's a kitchen available to guests where you can prepare your own meals as well. The hostel also has an on-site bar where guests enjoy hanging out in the evening. It's the perfect place to meet other travelers and make new friends. The general atmosphere of the hostel is very social and international. There's a game room where you can play pool or fuzzball and occasionally they host karaoke evenings.

The hostel has all of the standard amenities available including wi-fi and laundry. The staff are also friendly and helpful. Single and double rooms are available as are dorms. You can choose between female only and mixed dorms.


Private Room from $47.39
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Lasserstrasse 47, Salzburg
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. Laundry facilities, luggage storage, parking, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $40.54
Private Room from $28.44
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 95%
Strubergasse 1, Salzburg
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a common room, board games, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. Luggage storage and towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $44.93
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 94%
Elisabethstr. 25, Salzburg
This terrific hotel offers friendly service, a bar, and bicycle hire. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $16.58
Private Room from $18.43
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 72%
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 4, Salzburg
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, and cable tv. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, parking, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof is also child friendly and pet friendly.


Private Room from $85.31
(Prices vary by season)
Schallmooser Hauptstrasse 13, Salzburg
This terrific hotel offers friendly service, a bar, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Goldenes Theater Hotel Salzburg is also pet friendly.
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