The hotels below have been grouped into three pricing categories:
Luxury (over €250)
Moderate (€100 to €250)
Cheap (up to €100)
These prices are based on the starting prices for a double room, including tax and breakfast, unless otherwise specified.
Look out for special discounted Internet rates on the hotels' websites.
Located next to the Musikverein Concert Hall and built in 1869 as one of the Würtemberg Palaces, the Imperial was opened as a hotel in 1873 (for the Universal Exhibition) by Kaiser Franz Joseph I. It maintains most of its original features, including ceiling frescoes and Old Master paintings. There are 138 rooms and suites, as well as conference facilities for up to 250. A favourite with state visitors, the Imperial offers the ultimate in discretion and service.Address: , Kärntner Ring 16, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 501 100.
Set on the Ringstrasse, a short stroll from the Vienna State Opera and the Hofburg Palace, this modern addition to the city's list of top-end hotels combines history and contemporary style, with 294 "Art +Tech" rooms equipped with all mod cons, an excellent fitness suite with spa, and the ultra-trendy Shambala Bar.Address: , Opernring 13-15, Vienna,
Once a royal residence, this glorious palace in the heart of the city has been transformed into a hotel that is the epitome of luxury and modern convenience. Its 35 suites are individually decorated and come with plenty of add-ons, such as a full kitchen, flat-screen TV, and high-speed Internet access. The Coburg also holds nine function rooms of palatial quality, a health spa, an enormous wine cellar, and one of Vienna's finest restaurants.Address: , Coburgbastei 4, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 518 180.
Family-run for well over a century, the 105-room Hotel Sacher is one of Vienna's great institutions. The art on display in the corridors would rival that in many museums. Besides its famous café and two bars, Hotel Sacher hosts the Anna Sacher Restaurant, where Kaiser Franz Josef dined on an almost daily basis, usually choosing tafelspitz (boiled beef).Address: , Philharmonikerstasse 4, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 514 560.
The 30-room Nosseck Pension is about as central as you can get, opening directly onto the pedestrianised Graben. This is an extremely attractive accommodation for its price and location, with large and elegantly furnished en-suite rooms. No credit cards.Address: , Graben 17, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 533 7041.
In the heart of town, this 4-star pension was formerly the Palais Cavriana (1734). It boasts 55 spacious grand and well-equipped rooms. There is a free Internet terminal in the hall. Enjoy the start to the day with the extensive Viennese breakfast buffet.Address: , Habsburgergasse 5, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 534 490.
Hotel Das Tyrol
Hotel Das Tyrol is a charming and friendly small hotel, on Vienna's longest shopping street and right next to the MuseumsQuartier. Enjoy a tasty and healthy start to the day in the attractive dining area decorated with contemporary art.Address: , Mariahilfer Strasse 15, Vienna,
Telephone: (01) 587 5415.