Visitors to Vienna have the pick of more than 67,000 beds in some 440 hotels and pensions. There is something for everybody, from five-star luxury hotels to low-budget accommodations, from noble former palaces to brand new hostels in Vienna. No matter if you are up for pure luxury or a nice straight forward hostel, Vienna for Friends can help to find the right accommodation.
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The SO/ Vienna lifestyle hotel is located on the left bank of the Danube Canal in a spectacular high-rise designed by star French architect Jean Nouvel. And the Meliá Vienna has moved into Austria’s tallest building, the 250 meters, Dominique Perrault-designed DC Tower 1 in the 22nd district. The hotel restaurant and the bar on the top two floors promise truly breathtaking views of the city below.
Visitors to the city also have the opportunity to stay in an outstanding original imperial setting. An apartment in the east wing of Schönbrunn Palace has now been converted into a 167m² suite following a carefully-monitored refurbishment project.
In addition to Maria-Theresia chandeliers, stucco work and imperial damask in the style of the Habsburg’s former imperial summer residence, the SchlossSchönbrunn, Grand Suite offers stunning views of the SchönbrunnerSchlosspark and Neptune fountain.
Luxury Hotels in Vienna
You’ll find exclusive luxurious hotels in Vienna, especially along the Ring Boulevard, which, after all, is where most of the elegant former palaces are. Vienna’s first district is home to a wealth of first-class hotels from five-star and five-star superior accommodations to non-classified hotels including the Imperial, Grand Hotel Wien, Bristol, Marriott Vienna, Sacher Wien, Le Méridien and Palais Coburg Residenz. Here are some examples of specially designed luxury hotels in Vienna.
The Ritz-Carlton Vienna is located in several refurbished Ringstrasse mansion houses, and the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna likewise occupies a traditional building on the same street. The Hotel Park Hyatt Vienna holds court in a painstakingly restored historicist property in the first district next to the luxury Goldenes Quartier shopper’s paradise. The Grand Ferdinand occupies a 1950s building on the Ringstrasse Boulevard. The top floor has a terrace and a pool with views of the capital’s rooftops.
The Do & Co luxury hotel in Vienna is located in a landmark building opposite St. Stephen's Cathedral designed by acclaimed Austrian architect Hans Hollein. Located in a magnificent 19th-century building, the Hollmann Beletage boutique hotel has only 26 rooms, but still finds room for a lobby with an open fire and a piano, a library, and a small spa section. Opposite the MuseumsQuartier Hotel Sans Souci Wien features an exclusive Philip Starck interior. The nearby Altstadt Vienna, featuring eight rooms designed by the Italian star architect Matteo Thun and a suite designed by the Austrian fashion designer Lena Hoschek, is located in a patrician house in Spittelberg in the seventh district – one of Vienna’s oldest quarters.