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|Check In Instructions||
Please provide your passport or identity card and a smile upon check in. We are looking forward to welcoming you!
Driving directions from west
Coming from west, the Westautobahn (A1), please follow the signs to the city centre (Zentrum). You pass Schoenbrunn Palace on your right hand side and you continue straight ahead until you reach the Guertel. Make a left (direction Prague) and keep on going straight ahead on the Guertel. After you have passed Westbahnhof (west train station) on your left, turn right into the next big street showing direction city centre, the Burggasse. At the fourth traffic light, turn left into Kirchengasse. Our house - Kirchengasse 41 - is the second on the left hand side, easy to find because of our red canopy above the front door.
Driving directions from south
Coming from south, the Suedautobahn (A2), please follow the signs to the city centre, finally bringing you onto the Ringstrasse. Follow the Ringstrasse, pass by the State Opera on the right hand side onto Opernring and turn left at the next traffic light into Babenbergerstrasse. Go straight ahead on Babenbergerstrasse which automatically turns into Mariahilferstrasse, Vienna's biggest shopping street. After approx. 300 meters you will reach a church (on your left hand side), there you have to turn right into Kirchengasse. After the third traffic light you will find us on your left hand side - Kirchengasse 41 - we have a red canopy above our front door.
Driving directions from east
Coming from east, the Ostautobahn (A4), please follow the signs to the city centre, leading you ultimately onto the Ringstrasse. Follow the Ringstrasse, pass by the State Opera on your right hand side onto Opernring and turn left at the next traffic light into Babenbergerstrasse. Go straight ahead on Babenbergerstrasse turning automatically into Mariahilferstrasse, Vienna's biggest shopping street. After 300 meters, you will reach a church on your left hand side, where you have to turn right into Kirchengasse. After the third traffic light you find us on the left hand side - Kirchengasse 41 - easy to find because of our red canopy above the front door.
Arriving at Vienna International Airport Wien-Schwechat
We can organize a pick-up service from the airport for you. The rate is EURO 36,00 per car. Please let us know your departure destination, your arrival date and time as well as your flight number.
You can also use public transport. Every 20 to 30 minutes there are buses, the train (S7) or the CAT (City Airport Train) leaving to the City Air Terminal Wien-Mitte. The rate is between EURO 6,00 and 10,00 per person and the duration between 16 (CAT) and 30 minutes. From Wien-Mitte please take the underground line U3 until Volkstheater. Take the exit Burggasse, make a left and follow Burggasse for about 5 to 7 minutes. After the second traffic light, turn right into Kirchengasse. Our hotel - Kirchengasse 41 - is easy to find because of the red canopy above our front door.
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Arriving at one of the train stations
At the station Wien Meidling you can take the underground line U6 from Philadelphiabruecke direction Floridsdorf. You get off at Burggasse/Stadthalle and take the exit Burggasse. From there you can take the bus 48A direction Dr. Karl-Renner-Ring until Neubaugasse/Burggasse. From there you walk in the same direction the bus is going for about 300 metres until the Burggasse crosses Kirchengasse. Turn left and you can already see the little red roof above the Altstadt's entrance.
From Meidling station a taxi takes about 15 minutes and costs approx. EURO 12,00.
From Westbahnhof you take the underground line U3 direction Simmering to Volkstheater. There you take the exit Burggasse, make a left and follow Burggasse for about 500 metres. You directly reach Kirchengasse, turn right and enter below the little red roof saying Altstadt Vienna where we are happy to welcome you!
From the Westbahnhof a taxi takes about 5 minutes to the Altstadt Vienna and costs between EURO 6,00 and EURO 8,00.
This station is currently under reconstruction. Certain trains may be redirected to Wien Meidling or an other train station. Please check your ticket! If you arrive at Wien Sudbahnhof, please take the Bus 13A direction Alserstrasse/Skodagasse. After about 20 minutes you arrive at the stop Kellermanngasse. Head back into the direction the bus came from and you will immediately see the Altstadt Vienna's entrance on your right - marked by a red canopy above the front door. Welcome!
WE CARE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT AND IN ORDER TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION FOR YOUR CONSERVATION-CONSCIOUS ACTING SUCH AS ARRIVING BY TRAIN YOU MAY ENJOY A WELCOME DRINK FOR FREE. PLEASE INFORM RECEPTION UPON CHECK IN.
Have a good journey!
Just in front of the hotel there is a loading area where you can park your car if you do not find a parking lot in the street. Parking on the street is subject to a charge of EURO 10,00 per day. You get the necessary tickets (in limited edition) at the front desk. We also rent parking lots in a garage which is a 5 minutes walk away from the hotel; they cost EURO 20,00 per night. These parking lots can be booked in advance.
|Things To Do||
St. Stephen´s Cathedral is a landmark in the middle of Vienna's first district and Austria's most significant Gothic building. The impressive spire is home to a couple of art treasures. The top of the spire, after having climbed 343 stairs, is definitely worth a visit - enjoy the view! Guided tours are offered from Monday to Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., on Sundays and public holidays at 3 p.m.
Schonbrunn palace - Sisi's summer residence
Schonbrunn ist one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Europe. The wonderful gardens with Gloriette, as well as the world's oldest zoo invite for a visit.
Spend a day in Schonbrunn visiting the imperial apartments and salons with all their treasures. The Altstadt's hosts have vouchers for a visit of Schonbrunn Palace with audioguide ("Grand Tour").
Until 1918, the Imperial Palace was the centre of the huge Habsburg empire. Three museums offer authentic historical insights of traditions and daily life at that time: The Imperial Apartments, showing the daily life of the monarchs, the Sisi Museum, devoted to the beautiful and celebrated empress, and the Imperial Silver Collection mirroring the splendor of imperial dining tables.
Furthermore, the Imperial Palace is home to the Spanish Riding School as well as to the chapel where you can hear the Vienna Boys Choir sing during Sunday mass.
The Vienna State Opera is hosting the famous Opera Ball every year and attracts visitors not only because of its architecture but also because of its music. Famouts artists, directors and conductors spoil the audience with great productions, making the State Opera to one of the world's most famous opera houses.
Visit Belvedere Palace, two baroque castles combined by a beautiful garden, which was built as a summer residence for Prince Eugen.
The Upper Belvedere is home to the world's biggest collection of pieces by Gustav Klimt, including "The Kiss". Moreover, works of art by Schiele and Kokoschka, the French Impressionists and the Wiener Biedermeier are exhibited.
Classical concerts - Vienna is world famous for classical music, visiting one should be on top of your to-do-list. Concerts in the Musikverein, hosting the New Year's concert of the Vienna Philharmonic in the Golden Hall, are among the best. A smaller, but excellent orchestra can be seen daily at the Palais Auersperg. The concerts at Schonbrunn Palace, where Mozart already used to play, are also worth a visit.
The Altstadt Vienna team is happy to assist you before or during check-in and also gets tickets for you.
The MuseumsQuartier is only a 5-minutes walk away from the Altstadt Vienna. The huge area of art and culture is located within the former stables of the Spanish Riding School. The architecture combines old and new in a unique and stylish way. Some of Vienna's best museums can be found there: Leopold Museum, MUMOK (museum of modern art), or the Kunsthalle, as well as design shops and comfortable restaurants and cafes. The inner court with its especially designed chairs is highly frequented during summer.
Taking a ride with the Giant Ferries Wheel, an elder landmark, built 1897 as the world's biggest ferries wheel, is recommended as the view from the top is amazing. The Giant Ferries Wheel can be found within the Prater, the green amusement park, where people take long walks on its main alley.
Vienna's City Hall is a huge neo-Gothic building on the Ringstrasse and can be reached from the Altstadt Vienna within ten minutes. Either in summer or in winter - the city hall offers entertainment the entire year: During summer, the place in front of the city hall hosts an open air film festival. During winter, people visit Vienna's biggest Christmas market or iceskate in front of the beautifully illuminated scenery.
Fur further information about events and sightseeing please be so kind as to visit the website of the Vienna Tourist Board: www.wien.info