ibis Wels

A hotel of the PLAZA Hotelgroup
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Welcome to the ibis Wels!

The ibis Wels is in Maria-Theresia-Strasse, not far from Wels Zoo and just a short walk away from the Messe Wels trade fair venue. The city centre can be reached on foot in about 15 minutes. At the ibis Wels, you can sleep peacefully and comfortably in 116 rooms that have “ibis Sweet Bed” box-spring beds. If you’re travelling by car, you can park in the underground car park for a fee. From there, you have direct access to the hotel. There are also barrier-free entrances to the hotel as well as barrier-free rooms on request. Our Welcome Lounge with the lobby bar is available 24 hours a day.  The warm welcome and informal atmosphere at the ibis Wels will make you feel right at home straight away.

Our rooms in the ibis Wels

The hotel is fully air-conditioned and has Wi-Fi, which you can use free of charge throughout the hotel. Our 116 non-smoking rooms are spread over 4 floors. All rooms are barrier-free; 4 rooms have a wheelchair-accessible bathroom. The modern and stylish furnishings will make you feel right at home and give you a place to retreat to during your stay in Wels after a busy day at work or an exhausting day of sightseeing.

Dining at the ibis Wels

So that you start your day full of energy, enjoy a good breakfast with a plenty of vegan and vegetarian options at the ibis Wels. Various tea and coffee specialities are also available. Gluten-free pastries are available on request at any time.

Our hotel is home to the Charlie’s Corner restaurant, which will delight you with the most delicious dishes from Monday to Friday. Enjoy tasty regional dishes as well as international cuisine.

You can round off the evening with a refreshing drink, a sundowner or nightcap in our hotel bar that’s open round the clock.

How to get to us

By car: take the Wels West  exit
By train: travel to Wels railway station – then take the number 1 bus: get off at Bauernstrasse 
By taxi: the ride from the railway station costs about €12-15.

Environmental responsibility/sustainability

We adhere to a strict zero single-use plastic policy in our hotel, which means we don’t use any disposable plastic items. Most of the ingredients in our kitchen come from regional and sustainable sources and we take active steps to avoid food waste. Your morning coffee is organic and Fair Trade certified.

Sightseeing in Wels

Whether you’re in Wels for business or pleasure, there’s always something to experience here. To give you a little taster of what you can expect during your visit, we’ve put together a list of some sights you should definitely not miss seeing. Our reception staff will be happy to provide you with further recommendations.

Wels Zoo
Maria-Theresia-Strasse 33, 4600 Wels
Wels Zoo is a popular excursion destination for visitors who want to discover the diversity of the local and exotic animal world. With 650 animals of various species on an area measuring 28,000 m2, the zoo is a fascinating chance to experience nature up close. Besides the animal enclosures, there are also playgrounds, picnic areas and cafés, making any visit very family friendly. Admission is free of charge.

Messe Wels trade fair venue
Messeplatz 1, 4600 Wels
The Messe Wels trade fair venue is not far from the ibis Wels – just a 10-minute walk away in fact. The trade fair venue hosts major annual events such as the “webuild” energy-saving trade fair, “moto-austria” (Austria's leading motorcycle and scooter trade fair) and Pferd Wels (Austria’s largest horse trade fair), all of which attract numerous visitors to the trade and public days.

Wels Castle
Burggasse 13, 4600 Wels
Wels Castle is an impressive historical landmark in the south-east of the city centre and boasts a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages. Today, Wels Castle serves as a regional history museum with various exhibitions. It houses the Austrian Pastry Museum and the Museum of Expellees. Wels Castle also contains collections relating to the history of the town and the history of agriculture.

Ledererturm Tower
Stadtplatz 58, 4600 Wels
The Ledererturm Tower in Wels is the town’s best-known landmark and has a long history. Originally one of four towers of the town fortifications, it is now used as a museum for historical toys and the living room of the Christ Child during Advent. In the Christmas post office, children can write a letter to the Christ Child. The tower can only be viewed from the outside. It is only open during the Christmas season.

Welios Science Centre
Weliosplatz 1, 4600 Wels
The many different hands-on experiments in the permanent exhibition at the Welios Science Centre make science, maths, technology and computer science come alive. In addition, temporary special exhibitions offer even more fun and inspiration for scientific topics

The banks of the river Traun in Wels
Walk along the Traun and explore the scenery around Wels on winding paths and go on hikes in the beautiful floodplains in Wels. Unwind in the relaxing countryside that Wels has to offer.

Welldorado Wels
Rosenauer Strasse 70, 4600 Wels
If you want to enjoy a relaxing break, then don’t miss out on a visit to the Welldorado Wels. Whether you go alone or with the whole family, there’s something for everyone here. There’s an indoor pool, a spacious outdoor pool area with 4 pools (open in the summer) and a sauna area of about 2,000 m2. You can also book various massage and beauty treatments at the Welldorado.

Medien Kultur Haus – in the Alte Sparkasse building
Polheimer Strasse 17, 4600 Wels
The Medien Kultur Haus (Media Culture House) in Wels is located in the Alte Sparkasse, the former building of a savings bank, and is an important media and culture centre. It offers a wide range of events and exhibitions – especially those that promote youth culture. It serves as a meeting place for artists, media professionals and people interested in culture. The venue also promotes dialogue and discussion about contemporary media and art forms.

Wels Trotting Track
Trabrennplatz Rosenau, 4600 Wels
Horse racing is one of the oldest sports and has always enthralled participants and spectators alike. The Wels Trotting Association was founded in 1892. During the summer and autumn season, you can watch and place bets on an average of 8 horse races every racing day. The most obvious feature of harness racing is the sulky, in which the driver sweeps along the racecourse at speeds of up to 60 km/h, right behind his horse. Trotting races are not only driven, but also ridden.
In summer, the trotting track also hosts open-air concerts.

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