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.

Hotel Rates
(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

 – 2.50-3.50


 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,
isitors to business events (only in Salzburg)
(including Graz)
2.50 Children under 15

max 5.00

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 
Upper Austria
(including Linz)
2.20 Until end of calendar year for children reaching 15 years of age,
Coach drivers and t
our guides who stay free of charge 
Vienna 3.2% Children under 18 staying in Youth Hostels

max 3.80

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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