Four Star hotels in Vienna. Are you hunting for a comfortable and elegant Vienna hotel? I am not going to throw dozens at you. Although there are: boutique hotels, bourgeois town houses, historic hotels, and larger hotels with international flair.
Instead, this one page shortlist lets you turn straight to the highlights. Most of my trip planning clients from those, to get a good feel of what is on offer. What’s more with this list, it allows you to compare dozens of deals for each hotel through links.
Schlosshotel Römischer Kaiser
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? If you were vying for the chance to stay in a 17th-century baroque townhouse or small palace, get a room at the Schlosshotel. Tucked away in a quiet side street of elegant Kaerntner Strasse the hotel’s lovely Viennese interiors boast a clear mark of this city.
Very close to Schlosshotel Römischer Kaiser, tiny baroque church Annakirche regularly stages classical concerts. The hotel also disposes of a small sidewalk café. What are the Römischer Kaiser’s most popular features? First and foremost, customers usually praise the friendly staff, and tranquility despite very central location amidst Vienna’s top attractions.
Address: Annagasse 16, 1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral), Vienna State Opera,
Where to book: Check rates and reviews for Schlosshotel Römischer Kaiser
Pertschy Palais Hotel
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? One of the loveliest historic hotels in Vienna, Pertschy is situated in an 18th-century town palace. Quite rarely for a hotel, the Pertschy features original ‘Pawlatschen’ courtyards. While the interiors are clearly Viennese style they don’t go overboard.
Even though you will be in coffeehouse heaven at this location, the hotel’s breakfast buffet is widely praised. Although right in the center, Pertschy is located in quiet Habsburgergasse. In just a few minutes walk you can reach Hofburg and elegant Graben boulevard with its designer fashion and jewelry stores.
Address: Habsburgergasse 5, 1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Hofburg Imperial Palace, Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral), Spanish Riding School
Where to book: Check rates and reviews for Pertschy Palais Hotel
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? First on my list of out of center hotels, theAltstadt ranges among the best Vienna hotels. Set in a central neighborhood, this four star place is probably the city’s smartest boutique hotel.
What’s most intriguing, it blends the lavish 19th/20th century Viennese style with great design. In general, the Altstadt boasts a great choice of classic and designer rooms, and offers free internet connection.
If you play the piano, rent the Bösendorfer Suite which boasts a grand Bösendorfer piano. If you travel during the ball season, enquire about Vienna ball packages.
My tip: book the Mattheo Thun design suite for a special experience.
Address: Kirchengasse 41; A-1070 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Spittelberg area with its many artist and antique shops; Imperial Furniture Collection (Hofmobiliendepot); Museumsquartier;
Where to book: Check rates and reviews for Altstadt Vienna
25hours Hotel Wien
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? For sure there is no crazier hotel in Wien than the 25 Hours. To be precise, Design Hotels™ member stands out because of its retro-style circus theme. All in all, the hotel happily mixes vintage and design, which makes it very cosy.
Most stunning is 25 Hour’s rooftop bar ‘Dachboden’ (attic). So much so that the generally hotel-shy Viennese flock there for after-work drinks. If you climb up to the terrace, take you camera with you for spectacular shots of the city’s skyline.
Address: Lerchenfelder Strasse 1-3, A-1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Museumsquartier; Museum of Fine Arts; Spittelberg art district; Mariahilfer Strasse (shopping high street);
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for 25hours Hotel
Hotel Astoria Vienna
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? Although clearly old-fashioned the Hotel Astoria is a fin-de-siècle style place with a distinct Viennese touch. Not only is it both elegant and cosy but it sits right in Vienna’s big shopping boulevard Kärntnerstrasse. Actually, in the category of four star hotels, it offers one of the best value-for-money deals.
My tip: ask for a quiet room if you are sensitive to outside noise (people, not cars).
Address: Kärntner Strasse 32-34, A-1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Vienna State Opera; Albertina; Old Orangery Palmenhaus in Burggarten, housing cafe/restaurant and bar; shops and restaurants
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Hotel Astoria Vienna
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? Since some travellers congratulate themselves for having found this place it merits a closer look. Definitely, the Western Premier Kaiserhof’s rooms are a work of beauty and love.
On top, each room has something distinct Viennese. Whether its typical chandeliers, Art Nouveau style fabrics or Biedermeier stripes. Equally popular are the breakfast buffet and friendly staff.
What I particularly love about the Kaiserhof is its discrete but central location in a quiet side street of the 4th district of Wieden, just next to the city centre.
Address: Frankenberggasse 10, A-1040 Vienna
Nearby attractions: baroque Karlskirche, Naschmarkt, around 10 min walk from the city centre;
Where to book: Check rates and reviews for Best Western Premier Kaiserhof
Hotel De France Vienna
Why is it a good choice among four star hotels in Vienna? The Hotel de France Vienna boasts cosy Viennese-style interiors in the lobby and most guest rooms. It has a lovely atrium courtyard and is located on the Ringstrasse, at seven minutes walk from the old town in the centre.
The De France is also among the four star hotels in Vienna offering the best value packages.
Address: Schottenring 3, A-1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Inner City with shops, restaurants and pedestrian area; local Christmas markets in winter; summer food fair in front of City Hall; Vienna’s Summer Stage at the Danube Canal; Burgtheater;
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Hotel de France
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