Innsbruck is probably the most beautiful city I’ve ever been to, it’s just perfect combination of colorful buildings, history and mountains landscape. The Old Town (Altstadt von Innsbruck) is like taking a trip back in time – a string of charming, pastel houses with Alps in the background, streets filled with cafes and shops with local goods. This place is like photoshopped picture in a real life. A view that will always have a special spot in my heart.
Where to stay?
We stayed at STAGE 12 hotel, which is located in the heart of the old town. I have never stayed so close to the city center ever before, so I did not realise the privileges of accommodation in such place but yes, it definitely made our trip much easier and enjoyable as all the main attractions were based seconds away from out hotel.
A cosy, modern hotel with friendly and helpful staff and an excellent breakfast. The only downside of this hotel is the lack of room service (Normally I wouldn’t mind but when you’re dying of flu and all you can think of is a hot drink, you call the reception asking for tea and they say ”oh, sorry we don’t provide room service” you feel kind of disappointed). Anyways – these small things didn’t really matter in the end and I would definitely stay there again, I mean the location was just perfect, breakfast was delicious and I liked the simplicity and design of the rooms, too.
Flights (round): £100
3 nights at Stage 12: about €400 (with breakfast)
Dinner (two course meal and drink) for two people in average, mid-class restaurant costs about €60.
A taxi from the airport to the hotel (Innsbruck city centre): €15
Small water in the supermarket: €2
Bus ticket €2.80
Places to see
What and where to eat?