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Mar 21st, 2016, 11:59 AM
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Vienna hotel suggestions please

We're planning a trip to Vienna the first week of October. There are two of us travelling and budget is around 300 euros per night. We'd like:

• A central location. We don’t mind using transit, but prefer to be in a location where we can walk to many sites.
• Traditional style rather than contemporary.
• Breakfast included.
• Larger room. It doesn't need to be enormous but we’ve stayed in rooms in Europe where there was barely enough space for our suitcases and no place to sit except on the bed. We’re hoping to avoid that.

Any suggestions are appreciated! I've just started looking and I'm seeing places with no availability already.
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Mar 21st, 2016, 12:15 PM
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we had those sort of criteria too and ended up staying at the Hotel Austria, which I think ticks all your boxes:

http://www.hotelaustria-wien.at/en/

we had a comfort room which was plenty big enough [there was a table and chairs as well as the bed] and had a good size bathroom, the breakfast was good and plentiful, and it's within walking distance of the centre and of lots of public transport for getting around the rest of the city.

it was also quiet and had very friendly staff and for a week in October is well within your budget!
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Mar 21st, 2016, 12:32 PM
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Thanks, annhig! I was looking at that one so it's good to get a personal recommendation.
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Mar 21st, 2016, 12:44 PM
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On our last visit we stayed at the Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Wein. Great location, good breakfast, and good service. Our room wasn't the largest, but they probably have some larger. We were there for Christmas and they put a small decorated desktop tree in each room. Nice touch.
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Mar 21st, 2016, 01:34 PM
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hi pat,

my only complaint was that finding it when we first got there was really difficult - we had taken the hydrofoil from Bratislava and knew that it wasn't very far away from where it docks, but could we find it? in the end I went into another hotel and asked them! It turned out that the entrance is up a short pedestrian only street which we had walked straight past.

Once we knew where it was, there were no problems, and I think that the position contributed to the quietness.
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Mar 21st, 2016, 05:45 PM
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Marriott on Parkring has king/double bed rooms from 232 euros on Oct 3. Breakfast is not included but at that price you can afford to purchase it somewhere. It is a great location.
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Mar 21st, 2016, 06:57 PM
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we liked Pension Pertschy...very centrally located between St. Stephens and the Imperial Palace, also The Spanish Riding School...all within easy walking distance. Nice breakfast, ample sized rooms. Should be able to stay well within your budget. Several other Fodorites gave it a good review and that's how we found it.(Be sure to take in the amazing Hundertwasser buildings and the art gallery within the area.)
(See my Vienna pix below taken on a few of my visits)
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Mar 21st, 2016, 07:09 PM
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Pat: These covered the years 1989, 1996 and 2009 https://picasaweb.google.com/stuartt...nna1980S1990S#
Hope you enjoy Vienna, scroll down the page for view of Pension Pertschy courtyard and the Hundertwasser complex.
Yeah, he was a slightl ywhacko architect who enjoyed walking around town stark naked. In winter??
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Mar 21st, 2016, 07:16 PM
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Pat...don't be puzzled if you spot my two wives in these Vienna pix (Judy and Roz, at separate times!)I lost them both after 63 total years of blissful marriage. I have memories and pictures and a perpetual smile on my face!
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Mar 21st, 2016, 08:07 PM
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we loved Pension Suzanne and our room was quite large. the location was so perfect.. right by the opera house, yet somehow quiet.

as i recall, the outside is not decorate--- the halls seemed modern and dorm-like -- but the rooms were classically decorated. and quite large. price was very good for such a location.
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 03:39 AM
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We liked pension nossek in the graben
Good location near st Stephens
Good breakfast and coffee
Room was quite spacious
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 03:45 AM
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Another vote for the Marriott on the Parkring for location and amenities.
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 04:45 AM
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I love the location of the Hotel Konig von ungarn, just behind the cathedral, very traditional. Four of us shared a duplex, the two bedrooms were average-sized.

Drop in for coffee or a drink to see the lobby/lounge, even if you stay elsewhere. Also like the Pertschy, mentioned above.

http://www.kvu.at/en/
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 04:54 AM
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Loved Hotel Konig von Ungarn.

Suggested it to friends and they also had the family room.

Location was perfect

booking.com/vienna
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 07:31 AM
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Thanks to all for the good suggestions, I will be checking them out. Hotel Konig von Ungarn was one I was interested in but unfortunately it's not available for our dates.
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Mar 22nd, 2016, 06:35 PM
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I seem to recall that Pension Suzanne and Pension Pertschy are owned by the same family.
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