The traditional and charming 5 star Bristol Hotel Salzburg is situated in the midst of an unique environment - in the heart of the old part of Salzburg city. Just a few steps away through the Mirabell Garden, you will find the Congress Centre. The hotel was built around 1890 and has been run as a family business for many generations. History shows that the Bristol was the first hotel on the right side of the river Salzach equipped with electricity. In the guest book you will find many of prominent names like Emperor Franz Joseph I., Sigmun Freud, Ricardo Muti. You are surrounded by cultural attractions - the Mirabell Palace and the Mirabell Garden, Mozart\'s residence, the Salzburg local theatre, the famous Getreidegasse and the festival area. Recently renovated to recreate the luxury and finesse of a bygone era, the hotel\'s interior is characterised by fine period furniture and warm decor with modern touches. Many bedrooms overlook the beautiful Hohensalzburg fortress, nestled on a wooded hillside in the distance. * The hotel will be closed between the 31st January and 14th November 2011.