If you search for a Vienna Bed and Breakfast go for original and well-located places. Most of them are independent, reasonably priced and family-run. The smaller B and B’s make it easy to engage with locals and fellow-travellers. Some Bed and Breakfasts operate like small hotels. Vienna hotel directories sometimes rank them under certain hotel categories, depending on their ratings. The choice below focuses on luxury and middle-of-the-road deals.
Why stay? Pension Aviano is the most romantic Vienna Bed and Breakfast. It is located right next to shopping boulevard Kärntnerstrasse and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. You will love its plush Viennese interiors. They make a perfect hideaway for honeymooners, and are lovely for mother-daughter week-ends or families. This bed and breakfast also welcomes same-sex couples.
Address: Marco d’Avianogasse 1, A-1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Kärntnerstrasse and Graben shopping paradises; St. Stephen’s Cathedral; Mozarthaus; Albertina;
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Pension Aviano;
Why stay? Eva’s realm is perfect for those longing for inspired neighbourhood living in residential Vienna. The four B&B rooms nestle in the modern residential home of Eva and her family in a quiet side street close to the Old Danube recreational area. The private, feel-good atmosphere of this eclectic suburbian gem has attracted lots of repeat visitors and ecstatic customer reviews. Expect an exceptional home-made breakfast and lovely hosts. The metro is at a three minutes walk and will whizz you right to the city centre in nine minutes.
Address: Schlenthergasse 17, A-1220 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Old Danube Recreational Area, Vienna International Centre (United Nations)
Where to book: get in touch with Eva
Why stay? The Pension Baronesse is the sister Vienna Bed and Breakfast of Pension Aviano. Expect similar romantic interiors and the same good service. The pension is located in a trendy residential area next to the city centre. The Baronesse separately offers satellite navigation hand-helds and a bike rental service. You can opt for picnic rucksacks which can be filled upon request.
Address: Lange Gasse 61, A-1080 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Pubs, restaurants and seasonal markets at insider tip Altes AKH; Vienna City Hall;
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Pension Baronesse;
Why stay? Spiess and Spiess is a highly popular family run B&B in a typical Vienna townhouse. People love it for its ambient atmosphere and the great service. The bed and breakfast section of the apartment house has large rooms with air condition. The house sits in a quiet location in the third district, next to the city centre. There is an underground station nearby, which takes you in three stops to the city centre. In the summer, you will have breakfast on the terrace. There is low cost parking available in the nearby park garage if you rent a car.
Address: Hainburgerstrasse 19, A-1030 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Kunsthaus Wien, Hundertwasserhaus; Vienna Prater;
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Pension Spiess & Spiess;
Why stay? Pension A und A is another lovely Vienna Bed and Breakfast. It is located in a period townhouse right in the city centre. The modern interiors are held in tasteful black and cream. You will have lots of ambience in this place, as well as free Wi-fi.
Address: Habsburgergasse 3, floor M; A-1010 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Vienna’s top patisserie Demel; St. Stephen’s Cathedral; shopping boulevards of Kärntnerstrasse and Graben; Imperial Palace; Spanish Riding School; Volksgarten with dance pavilion;
My tip: Ask for room facing the back if you are a light sleeper.
Where to book: Check rates and customer reviews for Pension A und A;
More Vienna Bed and Breakfast: Hotel Fabrik
Why stay? The 19th century red-brick linen factory turned B&B is big on character. It has preserved some industrial charm but is cosy. If you love modern tech, the Fabrik will do it for you: if offers flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi and wired internet access. The rooms are air-conditioned and simple rooms. Thanks to good public transport, you can access the city centre and nearby Schönbrunn Palace in less than 10 minutes. The hotel restaurant serves quality Viennese cuisine.
Address: Gaudenzdorfer Gürtel 73, A-1120 Vienna
Nearby attractions: Schönbrunn Palace;
Where to book: Check rates and reviews for Hotel Fabrik;