Safety and hospitality – Covid-19 information and regulations

The highest hygiene measures have been taken for you, because the health and safety of our guests and our employees are our priority.

Entry into Austria from abroad is possible from May 19, 2021. You need a valid negative PCR or antigen test or have recovered or have been vaccinated.

In the Hotel Elefant and the Wirtshaus Elefant the “3-G rule” applies, i.e. access only to tested, recovered or vaccinated people.

Validity period of the various tests:

  • PCR tests: 72 hours
  • Antigen tests by authorized bodies (test lane, pharmacy, doctor): 48 hours
  • Self-tests recorded in an official data collection system: 24 hours
  • Vaccination can be proven by means of a vaccination certificate, vaccination card or printout
  • Recovery: separation notice, antibody test, etc.
    Note on antibody tests: Detection of neutralizing antibodies counts for three months from the time of the test.

Together with the “Zum golden Biber” pharmacy in Getreidegasse, we offer a free test option 3 times a week. Please contact reception for more information.

Your room is freshly disinfected, we would also like to draw your attention to the following safety precautions:

  • daily ventilation for at least 15 minutes,
  • our state-of-the-art and professionally maintained air conditioning technology reduces the risk of possible transmission to a minimum
  • our rooms are equipped with high quality wooden floors. Numerous scientific studies show that wooden surfaces are more hygienic compared to other surfaces (e.g. carpet or plastic)

Important Covid-19 regulations

  • In the entire hotel and restaurant area, the distance rules of at least 2 meters apply and guests wear an FFP2 mask. In the restaurant, the FFP2 mask can be placed on the table after it has been placed.
  • Please only use the elevator within your guest group only.

In addition, the following applies for breakfast and the restaurant:

  • Registration is mandatory for stays longer than 15 minutes (therefore NOT for take away)
  • Distance rules (2 meters between groups of people) – of course also applies in the public areas of the hotel
  • Indoor: 4 people per table plus a maximum of 6 children
  • Outdoor: 10 people per table plus a maximum of 10 children
  • FFP2 Mask compulsory until you sit at the table in the restaurant and in all general areas of the hotel
  • Curfew is at 10 p.m.

A prevention concept and a Covid-19 officer are implemented and available at the Hotel Elefant.

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