Affordable Hotels near the Hofburg Vienna

Roof of the Hofburg

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The Hofburg complex in the heart of Vienna (Wien) was the seat of Austrian rulers for over six centuries, until the wealthy Habsburgs fell from power in 1918. The legacy left by this imperial dynasty includes Hofburg Palace and State Apartments, Winter Riding School with its Lipizzaner Stallions, Prunksaal National Library, and Schatzkammer Treasuries. Visitors can stay within walking distance of these historic attractions by booking one of these affordable Vienna hotels.

Fleming’s Deluxe Hotel

The centrally located Fleming’s Deluxe Hotel is a grand four-star hotel with a fitness center, sauna, and restaurant. It represents excellent value, with breakfast included in the room rate of around $115. Situated in the historic Josepfstadt quarter, it is just a short walk from the property to the Parliament buildings and Hofburg monuments and landmarks. Book your airport shuttle transfers directly with the hotel.

Mercure Josefshof Wien Am Rathaus

Close to Vienna City Hall, Palais Auersperg, and English Theatre, Mercure Josefshof Wien Am Rathaus is in one the city’s loveliest buildings. With rates starting at $70 per night, you could get an off-peak bargain at this comfortable four-star hotel, with rooms furnished and decorated in typical Viennese style. Amenities include Wi-Fi Internet access, a fitness center, and babysitting, making it a great base for your visit to Vienna.

More Space at the Royal Living Apartments

Those wanting to stay somewhere with a little more space will find everything they need at the Royal Living Apartments Vienna. These well-equipped studios and apartments have Wi-Fi Internet access, a laundry, sauna, fitness room, elevator, and rooftop terrace. Ideal for a longer stay in Vienna, these modern apartments are within walking distance of the Hofburg, but there is a tram stop nearby for those who prefer to ride.

Prinz Eugen Hotel

Minutes from Schloss Belvedere and the Schoenbrunn Palace, the four-star Prinz Eugen Hotel is in the embassy district of the city. Located opposite the Südbahnhof railway station, this property is a convenient choice for visitors arriving by train. Rooms include blackout blinds, free Wi-fi Internet access, and a separate sitting area. After a generous buffet breakfast of Viennese baked goods, scrambled eggs, bacon, and sausages, burn off the calories with a walk to the Hofburg, about 1.7 miles away, or take the U-bahn metro from the nearby station at Belvedere.

Arcotel Wimberger Vienna

The popular Arcotel Wimberger Vienna is enviably located just a short distance from the Central Library and the Stadthalle in Vienna. Guest rooms are comfortably furnished rooms, and hotel amenities include a health club with pool and Jacuzzi, business center, and restaurant. After a full day of sightseeing, you may appreciate a relaxing massage or pedicure at the full-service spa. With prices comparable to hotels with lower ratings, Arcotel Wimberger offers excellent value for your money in the heart of Vienna.

It is always nice to save money on your accommodation by booking a great value hotel deal within walking distance of the major sightseeing attractions. Enjoy your visit!


About gillianbirch

Greetings from your international roving reporter! Based in beautiful Cornwall UK, I am a freelance travel writer and published author of several travel books. As the wife of a Master Mariner, I have travelled extensively and lived in exotic locations all over the world including the Far East, Europe, Australia and the Republic of Panama. I would describe myself as having “endless itchy feet and an insatiable wanderlust”, as I continue to explore Europe, Florida and further afield, writing about my experiences with humour and attention to detail. BTW, I have a Diploma from the British College of Journalism and am a member of the International Travel Writers’ Alliance and the Gulf Coast Writers’ Association.
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