All of Salzburg’s a Stage at the Salzburg Festival!

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The Kasererbräu

Close to the City’s Sights

Choose from 45 stylish, individual rooms and suites, and enjoy the luxury of living in the centre of the Salzburg cultural metropolis.
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The Only City Hotel

With its own car park

This traditional, family-run hotel in the centre of Salzburg is part of the architectural and historical treasure trove that is Salzburg Old Town.
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Own Cinema in the Hotel

Salzburg Old Town Hotel with its own Cinema!

Film history was written in the Mozartkino cinema. It’s probably the oldest cinema in the world. Austrian cinema & selected blockbusters are given the silver screen treatment!
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Salzburg’s Summer Festival

When all of Salzburg becomes a stage

Since 1920, thousands of culture vultures and art lovers have been drawn to the Salzburg Festival each year. Opera performances, theatre and concerts are set to impress with their star casts and impressive backdrops.

If you open the window in your room at the Altstadthotel Kasererbräu in July or August, you might even hear ‘Jedermann’ from Domplatz Square, which is just a 3-minute walk from the Kasererbräu. Each summer, you can hear the people shout ‘Jedermann!’ from Domplatz Square: it must be festival time – Salzburg’s fifth season.


Jedermann needs stars

& the stars need Jedermann

Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s theatre piece was first performed on the 22nd of August 1920, and it hasn’t gotten any less popular. This is not least due to the all-star casts that the show attracts each year: Veronica Ferres, Senta Berger, Maximilian Schell, Peter Simonischek, Ben Becker … – the list of celebrities performing Jedermann each year is a long one. Christian Stückl, who adapted Jedermann for the festival in 2001, even stayed at the Kasererbräu during the festival. If you want to experience a piece of live theatre in front of a cathedral backdrop, you’d better be quick: the tickets go like hot cakes.

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Cultural Enjoyment of the Highest Calibre

In front of an impressive backdrop


As well as the outdoor performance of Jedermann on Residence (Domplatz), the Salzburg Festival also boasts other brilliant shows, operas and concerts in unmissable locations, such as the Felsenreitschule Theatre, the Haus für Mozart or the big festival house (Großes Festspielhaus).

Salzburg during festival season

A fascinating piece of art


The celebrities at the Salzburg Festival aren’t just limited to the stage. Regulars such as Thomas Gottschalk, Bianca Jagger, Caroline von Monaco, Ernst August von Hannover and famous surprise guests can usually be seen among the audience. Max Reinhardt, who founded the Salzburg Festival with Hofmannsthal, once said: “The whole city is a stage”. It’s not uncommon to get caught in the sights of the paparazzi in the alleyways of Salzburg’s Old Town during festival season. And Salzburg’s Baroque Old Town is the perfect backdrop for your holiday photos.


Our rooms are very popular during festival season. Send us a no-obligation booking request and we’ll make sure your stay during festival season is as relaxing and comfortable as possible.