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The historic grandeur of the Imperial Hotel in Vienna in Austria has something unique to offer the discerning hotel guest.
This palatial 19th-century luxury hotel in Vienna offers the history, beauty, and flavor of one of the most historic and memorable cities in Europe. It stands out among other hotels in other cities worldwide.
Numerous heads of state from around the world have visited the Imperial over the years. These include multiple celebrities such as Charlie Chaplin. Hotel Imperial Vienna is also arguably the finest luxury hotel in Vienna, if not the whole of Austria.
Vienna is the home of many great classical composers such as Strauss, Beethoven, Schubert, and Mozart. Plus, over 50 opera houses and theatres are testaments to this great city as a significant center of art and culture. There is also the home of the Vienna waltz, with many original historic buildings still available and open for viewing and performances. Besides, it is the home of the Hapsburgs, including Maria Theresia.
The hotel was initially built in 1863 for the Prince of Wurttemberg. It is located on the famous Kartner Ring, impressing visitors and passers-by with a neoclassical façade. Key locations such as the Musikverein concert hall and the State Opera are just a few minutes away.
Additionally, the Stadtpark, Albertina, Hofburg Palace, Karlskirche on Karlsplatz, and the Kunsthistorisches Museum are accessible via the famous Vienna city trams.
As one may expect from somewhere with such reputation and grandeur, the service is excellent. It has a sense of formality and courteousness as standard, emphasizing the historic nature of The Imperial.
Liveried doormen are expected, and the guests are not disappointed by their presence and those of the well-organized porters. This helps to make the beginning of your stay a special one. One can also imagine the horse-drawn carriages of the past.
Butler service is available, even down to ironing the morning newspaper and running a bath for guests. Moreover, the waiters and the concierge are beyond reproach and as skilled and professional as anywhere in the world.
Parking is available, as well as laundry services and free Wi-Fi for guests throughout the hotel. Children are welcome with many things to improve their stay. One of the rooms is also adapted for guests with disabilities.
Walk through the lobby of Hotel Imperial Vienna with its crystal chandeliers, and then enter the rooms and suites. It is easy to see that the hotel was initially built as a palace, as this shows throughout the 138 guest rooms, no two of which are identical.
Opulent is the best word to describe even the most standard of the rooms available. The rooms, with stucco ceilings, are in an elegant classic style. This, of course, is with the modern comfort and amenities that discerning world travelers would expect from their stay.
The highlight of the rooms is the royal suites. It includes the opportunity to sleep in the former bed-chamber of Prince Philipp of Wurttemberg. This is not something that hotel guests anywhere else in the world can lay claim to. This suite also includes three bedrooms, a champagne-equipped open bar, as well as a limousine to speed up airport transfer on your arrival and departure. There is also a one-bedroom 1 suite, 1 king, city view (imperial), and balcony.
As one would expect from a hotel of this quality, there is a Michelin-starred restaurant onsite. The restaurant OPUS provides a range of excellent dishes, including lightly smoked pigeon. This is a typical dish on the European continent if not familiar in other parts of the world. There is also a range of Austrian wines available. As with many such restaurants, it is trendy. Therefore, it would be wise to book ahead at the time of the hotel booking. OPUS also has a classic 1930s-style ambiance.
When visiting, it is essential to pay a visit to the Café Imperial. This is a significant part of Viennese café culture, with its range of delicacies. These include the famous Imperial Torte, marzipan dish, and rich milk chocolate specially created to honor Emperor Franz Joseph I. The café is also renowned for its Wiener Schnitzel, the finest in the city. You can get it with parsley potatoes, all with the backdrop of live piano music.
The hotel also provides an outstanding breakfast. There are many local options, such as Viennese pastries, cakes, bread, and fine cheeses. Plus, there is orange juice and coffee, with other options being available cooked to order. A range of cocktails is also available throughout the day to highlight Vienna's best luxury collection hotel.
A well-equipped spa, gym, and sauna are available at Hotel Imperial, Vienna. Access is free for guests and accessible with their room keycards. Also, it is available for any guests over the age of 12. Pleasingly, the fitness and health studio is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Furthermore, the gym contains a wide range of cardiovascular equipment as well as free weights. There are also showers and changing rooms available for guests to save having to return to their rooms looking less than their best. Space is somewhat limited, as one might expect, due to the historic nature of the building and the city center location. However, it still enables guests to stay fit and relaxed during their stay at the resort.
The Hotel Imperial, Vienna is a perfect city center location for a range of meetings and events. There are 5 different rooms that offer space for up to 110 people, a range of meetings, events, or special events such as weddings.
Due to the history of the building, its opulence, and its stunning location, The Hotel Imperial a luxury Collection Hotel of Marriott is a perfect location from which to enjoy everything. Staying here will give access to everything that this historic European city has to offer. Well-decorated, unique rooms, as well as fine dining, are the icing on the cake for this luxury resort.
Discover the renowned Hotel Imperial Vienna at the historic city centre, right on the magnificent Ring boulevard.
The 76 rooms and 62 suites blend the timeless elegance of 19th Century Vienna with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.
Among the outstanding dining venues, OPUS Restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Star.
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