A SPECIAL ENVIRONMENT.
Famous for imperial palaces and historic charm on the one hand - but also known for modern scene culture and a variety of leisure activities on the other hand: The imperial city of Vienna and its surroundings inspire residents and visitors alike with a high quality of life and impressive cultural offerings.
The location of the hotel offers the best connection to public transport:
This is the fastest way to get to the hotel by public transport / underground.
- From main station - U1 to Karlsplatz, line 2 to Lederergasse approx. 300 m walk
- From Westbahnhof with U6 - exit Josefstädterstraße and then continue with streetcar line 2, exit Lederergasse, approx. 200 m walk
- From the airport with CAT to Wien Mitte, U4 to Karlsplatz, line 2 to Lederergasse approx. 300 m walk
Here, with 830 seats, one of the largest theater stages in the German-speaking world awaits you. Built by architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer, the Volkstheater, formerly founded in 1889 as the Deutsches Volkstheater, offers its visitors a comprehensive and varied program of Austrian, German and international classics combined with contemporary works and interpretations.
As a guest of our theatre, a visit to the Theater in der Josefstadt is absolutely obligatory. We share a common history and an excellent neighbourhood with Vienna's oldest existing and still performing theatre. Experience one of the most successful stages in the German-speaking theatre landscape!
The Burgtheater in Vienna, which opened in 1888, is another imposing stage house that joins the ranks of Vienna's theater and drama scene and is one of the most important stages in Europe. The Austrian Federal Theater is considered the second oldest playhouse on the continent. The building, which was completely burned out during the Second World War and subsequently restored, can be visited today in the course of interesting guided tours, even when the theater is not in use.
Like so many things in Vienna, closely linked to the past of the Habsburgs, the Vienna Hofburg was the winter residence of the world-famous noble family for several centuries - Schönbrunn Palace served as the summer residence. Today's official residence of the Austrian Federal President allows you to see various museums - including the famous Sisi Museum as well as the World Museum Vienna - the National Library, the Court Garden, the Congress Center, the Treasury and other historic parts of the castle.
Belonging to the impressive Vienna City Hall with its 98 meter high main tower, the Rathausplatz, a 40,000m2 tree-covered park ,invites you to explore. Throughout the year, a variety of attractive events, such as the Vienna Christmas Market, the Vienna Ice Dream or the Life Ball take place here and attract numerous visitors.
Young travelers and art-loving city visitors in particular can be found in Vienna's famous MuseumsQuartier on Mariahilfer Strasse - in addition to a number of smaller museums, this is also home to the Leopold Museum, with famous exhibitions by Klimt, Schiele or Kokoscha, and the mumok Museum of Modern Art. No less than twelve exhibition halls welcome visitors with top-class art exhibitions, architecture collections or entertaining dance offerings.
Not far from your accommodation - directly on Vienna's Stephansplatz - the venerable St. Stephen's Cathedral invites you to visit. The world-famous cultural asset and landmark of the city - affectionately called "Steffl" by the Viennese - impresses with its 136-metre-high south tower, home to 13 bells, and an imposing interior with high vaulted ceilings, several side altars and colourful stained glass windows.
As a lover of high-level musical entertainment, a visit to the Vienna State Opera is not to be missed. International musical stars such as Maria Callas, Anna Netrebko and Luciano Pavarotti have delighted discerning audiences here throughout the history of the State Opera. Even outside of musical performances, the State Opera can be visited today in the course of entertaining guided tours.
The oldest amusement park in the world on an area of over six square kilometres - if you don't get your money's worth here, you have only yourself to blame. A Ferris wheel, the landmark of the Vienna Prater, a multitude of traditional attractions and modern rides as well as the planetarium located here provide inexhaustible variety.
The four-kilometre-long Mariahilfer Strasse is one of the top addresses in Vienna when it comes to strolling and debauched shopping experiences. Depending on the time of day, visitors should be prepared for a hustle and bustle of shopping. Numerous shops from large to small, cosy cafés and a wide variety of restaurants magically attract tourists and locals alike - it's worth it.