Near the Hotel Kirchenwirt is another countryside hotel under the same management. The Mariatrosterhof's guest rooms are also furnished with phone, cable TV, minibars, and robes. Most have a view of the tree-covered landscape. The hotel is in a residential area about three miles from town, about a five-minute walk from the tram.

Contact: Pfeiffer Hotel Mariatrosterhof, Kirchbergstrasse 1, A-8044 Graz, tel. +41/0316/91070-0

Daily Rates: Doubles from about €125

Rating: Quality 14/20, Value 12/20