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Vienna Hotels

Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

  • Schottenring, 24 Map It
  • 1st District
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Courtesy of Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

  • Courtesy of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Hotel

  • Courtesy of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Hotel

  • Courtesy of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Hotel

  • Courtesy of the Palais Hansen Kempinski Hotel

Pros

  • Central location
  • Historic site
  • Popular on-site dining and nightlife
  • Extensive spa

Cons

  • Posh prices

Updated 08/26/2014

Fodor's Review

This Renaissance Revival-style structure, built in 1873 as an exhibition hall, was transformed 140 years later into a luxe hotel, which pays homage to the grand beginnings while also incorporating modern-day amenities. Rooms and suites come with a special eye toward technology, including a specially-programmed ipad entertainment system (the hotel won the 2013 European Hospitality Award for "Best Use of Technology"). The 8,600 square-foot, Ottoman-inspired spa houses several sauna and steam rooms, a gym, hydropool, and treatments using Elemental Herbology and Daniele de Winter products. Featuring two live cooking stations, the Die Küche restaurants serves a menu inspired by grandmas' recipes, while the Edvard, winner of a Michelin star the first year it opened, showcases international fare. Named for writer Lou Andreas-Salomé, whose circle included Freud and Nietzsche, the Henri Lou bar is the place for cocktails and live DJs (Thursday–Saturday nights). The hotel also has Vienna's largest cigar lounge.

Hotel Award Winner | 2013

Hotel Information

Address:

Schottenring, 24, Vienna, 1010, Austria

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Hotel Details:

  • 98 rooms, 54 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 08/26/2014

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