Lavish, fresh and dripping with bling, the Sans Souci Vienna is a glossy new addition to Vienna’s hotel scene, after opening at the end of 2012. The original building dates back to 1872 but has been reimagined by Philippe Starck’s design house. Set on Museumstrasse in the boho Spittelberg district, its central location is just as attractive as the funky interiors -- the MuseumsQuartier is five minutes away on foot and the shops on Mariahilfer Strasse are just around the corner.
Downstairs, the 24-hour gym is well equipped and the spa boasts a full wellness suite, including two saunas, a steam bath and a separate ladies' spa. Rather unusually for a Viennese city hotel, there's also a 20-metre pool, lit by crystal chandeliers.
The restaurant menu focuses on local recipes, using organic and seasonal ingredients. Tomato foam soup, suckling pig and veal fillet with chanterelles are just a few of the specialties, and the set menu comes with champagne or wine pairings. If you just fancy a drink after a long day of sightseeing, enjoy glass of vintage bubbles at Le Bar, a Versailles-like boudoir with wood panelling, shiny chandeliers and mirrored walls.
Rooms are calming, with high ceilings and stately proportions. Pricier rooms boast modern four-poster beds and a few have balconies facing the quiet courtyard. Upgrade to a suite for a full bath tub and original art by the likes of Lichtenstein, from the owner’s personal collection. Don’t miss breakfast -- the bountiful buffet includes fresh fruit, organic eggs, mountain cheese and cold cuts as well as champagne.
From the press:
"The menu at La Véranda restaurant is as fancy as the chocolate-and-gold setting: the incredibly indulgent breakfasts include cheese and sparkling wine" -- Condé Nast Traveller
"This 63-room hotel’s name translates to 'without worries' -- and indeed, guests will find nothing but pampering inside its art-covered walls" -- Fodor's
Sauna / Steam Room
24-hour front desk
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Iron and ironing board
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm
Standard checkout time: 12pm
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
Know Before You Go
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Airport shuttle fee: EUR 48 per room (one way)
Valet parking fee: EUR 30 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
It's 25 minutes by taxi from Vienna International Airport and the journey by public transport takes a little longer. Catch the City Airport Train (5:30am-11pm) to Wien Mitte in the city centre. The journey will take 15 minutes. From Wien Mitte, take the tram to Karlsplatz and change to U2 for the tram to Volkstheater, which is a 2-minute walk from the hotel. There’s an underground car park for those bringing their own car (extra charge).
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in GBP) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.
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