Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären is a recently renovated old town hotel in Linz, where you will find cordial hospitality, attentive service and top quality modern comforts for a relaxed and carefree stay in the main city of Upper Austria. This attractive 3 star family-run hotel boasts a prime location in the tranquil pedestrian area of the historic city centre, between the 16th-century renaissance Monastery of the Friars Minor, housing the Landhaus (the provincial government of Upper Austria State), the Mariendom Church (the Cathedral of St Mary or the New Cathedral), the Landestheater and the cultural district around the old church of the former Ursuline Monastery.
Its location is also just a couple of steps from the city’s main square – Hauptplatz with the interesting St Trinity Column (Dreifaltigkeitssäule), the Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus) with a delightful café in its arcaded inner courtyard and the Old Cathedral, built by the Jesuits in the 17th century. The hotel is just 500 m from the Castle / Linzer Schloss, which foundations were laid down as early as the time of Charlemagne (end of 8th century) and the Martinskirche – one of the most ancient churches in Austria. Only 300 meters from the establishment guests will find the public transport stop at Taubenmarkt (bus lines 26 and 27; tram lines 1, 2 and 3), providing quick and easy connection to the central train station (800 m away), the Stadium and TipsArena, Linz Design Centre and the international airport. A taxi stand is available 200 m from the property.
Guests of Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären will be charmed by its lovely roof-top terrace with inspiring old town views. Housed in a pleasantly renovated historic building from the 15th century, it has an elegant on-site restaurant (the Bärenstub), serving breakfast buffet and a rich lunch and dinner menu of local regional and international (especially Mediterranean) dishes. Furthermore facilities at this welcoming family-run property include a cozy bar, a private garage – €10.00 per day, room service, airport shuttle, elevator and access for diabled guests, baggage left room, air-conditioning system, designed area for smokers. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet connection is available in the entire building.
Hotel zum Schwarzen Bären has 49 renovated and modernized en-suite rooms, where you will find all the tranquility and contemporary comfort necessary for a truly relaxed and enjoyable stay. All accommodations are air-conditioned, with spacious interiors and tasteful modern furnishings. Wheelchair accessible guest rooms area available too. Each room has an elegant décor in contemporary style, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free Wi-Fi Internet connection, en-suite bathroom with bath or shower, telephone.