Last reviewed 18 January 2023 | Rates for all destinations reviewed and updated
Type: Predominately flat rate per person, per night. In Vienna, the rate is variable calculated as a percentage of the room cost.
Decided by: provincial (regional) governments, and in some cases by the local governments (municipalities) within the province. All 9 provinces regulate that the tax is levied on visitors staying overnight, but the name of the tax varies depending on the province:
Aufenthaltsabgabe – Styria, Tyrol
Gästetaxe – Vorarlberg
Ortstaxe – Burgenland, Upper Austria, Vienna
Nächtigungstaxe – Lower Austria, Salzburg
Orts- und Nächtigungstaxe – Carinthia
Below are selected destinations in each of the 9 provinces. Further information (and to verify current rate) can be found by clicking on the name of the destination.
(no maximum nights less than 2 months)
|Net Cost of Room
(excluding 10% VAT and breakfast, plus 11% flat deduction)
|€ per person, per night||Some Exemptions|
|Children under 18|
||–||0.36-2.00 (local) + 0.70 (overnight)
|Until end of calendar year for children reaching 17 years of age|
|Lower Austria||–||0.50 – 2.40
|Children under 15,
Children under 18 staying in Youth Hostels
|Salzburg (province)||–||max €1.80 or €2.45
|Children under 15,
Visitors to business events (only in Salzburg)
|–||2.50||Children under 15|
|Until end of calendar year for children reaching 15 years of age,
Until end of calendar year for children reaching 18 years of age staying in Youth Hostels
|–||2.20||Until end of calendar year for children reaching 15 years of age,
Coach drivers and tour guides who stay free of charge
|Vienna||3.2%||–||Children under 18 staying in Youth Hostels|
|Children under 14|
Future rates agreed by local government
Bregenz – €4.10 from 1 January 2024
Disclaimer: While best efforts have been made to verify the accuracy of the information, the information displayed should be used as guidance only.
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