Imperial

Kärntnerring 16, Vienna, Vienna, A-1010, Austria

One of the landmarks of the Ringstrasse, this hotel has exemplified the grandeur of imperial Vienna ever since it was built. Adjacent to the Musikverein concert hall, the emphasis here is on Old Vienna elegance and privacy, which accounts for a guest book littered with names like Woody Allen, José Carreras, and Bruce Springsteen. The two main lobbies look as opulent as ballrooms. Guest rooms are furnished with sparkling chandeliers, gorgeous swagged fabrics, and original 19th-century paintings. Suites come with a personal butler.

PROS

  • discreet, unpretentious staff
  • excellent restaurant and café

CONS

  • some rooms are on the small side
  • bathrooms can be tiny

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Romantic, Views
Sophisticated
Central
Grande Dame

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 01-501–100

HOTEL DETAILS

107 rooms, 31 suites
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted Breakfast

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