Where can I sleep well in Vienna?
Here is our answer with the best 5 star hotels.
These include high-class hotels, luxury hotels and traditional hotels in a central location in Vienna.
We selected the hotels based on the average guest ratings on the most important review sites and a central location.
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Choice of Hotels
All hotels are centrally located in downtown Vienna and have a good location. The most important sights can be easily reached on foot from here, and the nearest subway station is no more than 5 minutes away.
The equipment in all hotels meets the highest standards. Air conditioning, minibar, safe and satellite or cable TV are standard room features; the front desk is manned 24 hours, concierge and bellhop are available. In the 5-star hotels we have selected, WLAN can be used free of charge in the entire hotel area, and breakfast is served as an open buffet.
The compilation was sorted according to the ratings of the guests on the most important rating sites and therefore does not represent our personal opinion, but reflects the experience reports of the visitors.
1. Palais Coburg Residence
The 5-star luxury hotel Palais Coburg Hotel Residenz is located in the 1st district of Vienna just a few minutes from St. Stephen's Cathedral in a historic palace from 1844. All 24 one- or two-story suites in the hotel are uniquely designed. Upon arrival, guests will find champagne, fruit, chocolate and a bouquet of flowers in their suite. The fitness center and the wellness area on the upper floor with the roof terrace are available to guests free of charge. The hotel has 2 restaurants, Clementine im Glashaus and the gourmet restaurant Silvio Nickol, which has been awarded 2 Michelin stars, a bar and six wine cellars with more than 60,000 stored bottles.
Stephansplatz is the center of Vienna. Palais Coburg, one of the best hotels in Vienna, impresses with its location close to the main sights in the old town and is a good choice for those who like to be pampered after a stroll in the old town of Vienna. The Stubentor underground station is only a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Coburgbastei 4, A – 1010 Vienna
2. Sans Souci Hotel
Opened in 2012, the exclusive lifestyle 5-star Hotel Sans Souci is located in a building built in 1872 at the lower end of Burggasse on the border between the traditional first and trendy seventh district right next to the Museums Quartier in the 7th district of Vienna. The elegant flair of the 63 modern rooms designed by yoo is cleverly emphasized by antiques and designer furniture. In addition to normal hotel rooms, the hotel also offers long-stay apartments. The use of the spa and fitness area is free for guests. In the gourmet restaurant Veranda, modern Austrian cuisine is served at the highest level. Mirrors and chandeliers sparkle in Le Bar, the champagne bar known for its wide selection. If you like, you can also start your breakfast with a sip of champagne.
Its immediate proximity to the museums and the art and culture district Spittelberg make the non-smoking hotel a good choice for all guests interested in culture who would like to explore Vienna on foot. The underground Museumsquartier station is only a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Burggasse 2, A – 1070 Vienna
3. Andaz Vienna am Belvedere
The luxurious lifestyle 5-star Hotel Adnaz Vienna am Belvedere is located in the 10th district of Vienna right next to Prince Eugene's Belvedere Palace. Opened in 2019, all 303 modern rooms are decorated with regional art and design pieces. The sauna and wellness area are available to hotel guests free of charge. Meeting and function rooms can be booked. Old and new Austrian cuisine is served in the modern Austrian Wirtshaus Eugen21 on the ground floor. On the 16th floor, the Scandinavian-style rooftop bar Aurora, which means "Northern Lights", offers a unique view over Vienna. In the Cyclist sandwich bar, the bicycle is the style-defining design element.
Its immediate vicinity to Belvedere Palace and the Museum of Military History make the hotel a good choice for all guests interested in Vienna's history. Due to the proximity of the underground Südtiroler Platz station at the main station, which is only a few minutes away, the connection to the city center is guaranteed.
Address: Arsenalstrasse 10, A – 1100 Vienna
4. Park Hyatt
The elegant 5-star luxury hotel Park Hyatt is located in the 1st district of Vienna in the central Golden Quarter in the building of the former Ministry of War. The 102 rooms and 41 suites impress with their modern yet stylish furnishings, which cleverly reflect Viennese elegance. The luxurious wellness area and the fitness center with personal trainers are available to all guests free of charge. The business center on the ground floor, which also offers secretarial services, is open 24 hours. The Bank Brasserie & Bar and the Café am Hof serve Viennese and international cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.
Due to its location in the middle of Vienna's most luxurious shopping streets and its proximity to the most important sights, the luxury hotel is a good choice for all city travelers, the business service at the highest level makes it interesting for business travelers. The Stephansplatz underground station is only a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Am Hof 2, A – 1010 Vienna
5. Hotel Sacher
Probably the best-known high-class 5-star hotel in Vienna, Hotel Sacher, is located in the 1st district of the capital, right next to the Vienna State Opera on Kärntner Strasse. All 149 air-conditioned rooms are uniquely designed in Viennese style. The flair of the lobby of the upper-class hotel, which opened in 1876, is determined by elegant furniture and valuable antiques. Hotel guests benefit from the use of the fitness center and the spa area.
Hotel Sacher houses 2 gourmet restaurants that offer typical Viennese and international cuisine at the highest level. The stylish ambience of the Blue Bar invites you to enjoy cocktails. In the world-famous Café Sacher, there is a wide variety of Viennese coffees to go with the famous Sacher cake.
Its central location and proximity to the most important sights in Vienna make the Hotel Sacher a good choice for everyone who appreciates tradition and is not averse to luxury. The Karlsplatz underground station is only a 2-minute walk away.
Address: Philharmoniker Strasse 4, A-1010 Vienna
6. Grand Hotel Vienna
Opened in 1870, the imposing, luxurious 5-star Grand Hotel is located in the 1st district, just a 3-minute walk from the Vienna State Opera and Kärntner Strasse. The 205 soundproofed rooms are classically elegantly furnished with silk wallpaper and antique furniture. Hotel guests benefit from the use of the fitness center and the spa area, and seminar rooms are available for business travelers. There are two bars and five restaurants in the Grand Hotel, which offer a selection of Austrian, French and Japanese cuisine. Haute Cousine can be enjoyed in the Michelin-starred "Le Ciel by Toni Mörwald" on the 7th floor. The Grand Hotel Wien has direct access to the Ringstrasse Galleries shopping mall.
Its proximity to Vienna's main attractions as well as the Vienna Opera make the Grand Hotel a good choice for those who want to combine old-world grandeur with modern conveniences. The Karlsplatz underground station is only a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Kärntner Ring 9, A – 1010 Vienna
7. Palais Hansen Kempinski
Built in 1873 for the World Exhibition in Vienna, the luxurious 5-star Palais Hansen Kempinski is located in Vienna's 1st district, just a 10-minute walk from St. Stephen's Cathedral. The 152 elegantly and luxuriously designed rooms are spread over three floors. Hotel guests benefit from the use of the fitness center and the spa area, for business travelers there is a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms available. Fresh apple strudel is served daily in the lobby lounge. Two bars and two restaurants offer drinks and a selection Austrian and modern Mediterranean cuisine. In "EDVARD", which has been awarded a Michelin star, guests can enjoy Haute Cousine.
Its central location and proximity to the most important sights in Vienna make the Palais Hansen Kempinski a good choice for those who want to relax in an elegant and luxurious atmosphere after a stroll through the city. The Schottenring underground station is only 350 meters away.
Address: Schottenring 24, A – 1010 Vienna
8. SO / Vienna
Designed by the famous architect Jean Nouvel, the modern, avant-garde 5-star luxury hotel SO/Vienna, formerly Sofitel, is located in the 2nd district of Vienna directly on the Donaustrasse. The facade, with a monochromatic color palette and diamond-shaped roof pattern, reflects the influence of the Gothic St. Stephen's Cathedral. A green wall, a 600 square meter living plant wall, stretches across the entire glass rear of the hotel. The 156 rooms and 26 suites of the luxury hotel are elegant and designed in monochrome black, white and grey. The use of the spa and wellness area as well as the sauna is free for guests, and conference and event rooms are available for business travelers. The glass-enclosed gourmet restaurant Das LOFT and the adjoining bar of the same name offer a breathtaking view over Vienna.
Its modern, avant-garde furnishings make the Lifehotel a good choice for anyone who wants to experience 5 stars in a different way. Connection to the city center is guaranteed by the Schwedenplatz underground station, which is only a few minutes away.
Address: Praterstrasse 1, 1020 Vienna
9. The Ritz-Carlton
The elegant 5-star hotel The Ritz Carlton is located in 4 historic palaces from the 19th century on the ring road right next to the city park in the 1st district. The 245 rooms and suites are uniquely furnished and impress with their elegant, modern and functional style. The state-of-the-art fitness center, the spa area and the indoor pool with underwater music are available to guests free of charge. The Ritz Carlton has two bars and two restaurants. The rooftop bar offers a sensational view over the rooftops of Vienna. In the Restaurant District Steakhouse, the steak is prepared on an original "Josper" charcoal grill oven.
Its central location and proximity to the most important sights in Vienna make the Ritz Carlton a good choice for anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the luxury of an elegant 5-star hotel after a stroll through the city. The Stadtpark underground station is a 3-minute walk away.
Address: Schubertring 5-7, A – 1010 Vienna
10. Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof
Built in 1913, the imposing 5-star Hotel Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof is located just 4 minutes from the Golden Quarter in the heart of downtown Vienna in the 1st district. In the modern furnished rooms, stylish elements create an elegant ambience. The wellness area extends over two floors and includes 2 saunas and a fitness center.In the Béla Béla restaurant, high-quality Mediterranean dishes are served.
The Spanish Riding School, Burgtheater, the Imperial Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are only a few minutes' walk away. The luxury shopping street at Kohlmarkt and Graben can also be reached in a few minutes. Its central location makes the Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof a good starting point for city explorers who value the combination of tradition and modernity. Business travelers will appreciate the fully equipped business center, which is open 24 hours a day. The Herrengasse underground station is just 50 meters away.
Address: Herrengasse 10, A – 1010 Vienna
11. Bristol Vienna
The impressive traditional 5-star Hotel Bristol Vienna in art deco style is located in the 1st district of Vienna right next to the Vienna State Opera. Since it opened in 1892, the house has been considered the top address in Vienna, with antiques and huge paintings dominating the interior. With their classic furnishings, the 196 rooms harmonize with the overall style. The fitness room and business center are available 24 hours free of charge. The Bristol Lounge restaurant, awarded one toque by Gault Millau, serves Austrian and international cuisine. The Bristol Bar right next to it is the first and oldest American bar in Vienna.
Its location right next to the Vienna State Opera and its proximity to the most important sights in Vienna make the Bristol a good choice for all guests who are conscious of tradition and interested in culture. The Karlsplatz underground station is just a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Kärntner Ring 1, A - 1015 Vienna
12. Hotel Das Trieste
300 years ago, the main station on the stagecoach route between Vienna and Trieste, the building was converted into the 5-star design hotel Das Triest in the 4th district. The vaulted ceilings of the lounges, suites and conference rooms are evidence that there were once stables here. All rooms are friendly and modern furnished and decorated with individual designer furniture. The hotel is known for its extravagant floral decorations. The award-winning Collio Restaurant serves gourmet northern Italian cuisine, while the hotel's Porto Bistro offers light snacks. Those who wish can have breakfast in the Mediterranean courtyard.
Its extraordinary history makes the Hotel Trieste a good choice for all guests who appreciate tradition and still want to live in a modern style. Connection to the city center is ensured by the Karlsplatz underground station, which is only a 2-minute walk away.
Address: Wiedner Hauptstrasse 12, A – 1040 Vienna
13. The Ring, Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel
The modern, elegant 5-star design hotel The Ring is located 200 meters from the Vienna State Opera in the 1st district of Vienna, right in the city center. The hotel impresses with its bright atmosphere, which is underlined by the modern furnishings. The simple elegance that is complemented by personal flair is striking in all 68 rooms. The listed elevator in the hotel is unique. The spa area on the top floor with sauna and steam bath as well as the fitness room are available to guests free of charge. Austrian cuisine of the highest standard is served in the At Eight restaurant. The hotel bar specializes in vodka drinks.
Anyone who loves casual elegance will certainly feel at home in the central hotel. The Karlsplatz underground station is just 200 meters away.
Address: Kärntner Ring 8, A – 1010 Vienna
14. DO & CO Hotel Vienna
The modern 5-star hotel DO & CO Hotel Vienna is located directly opposite St. Stephen's Cathedral in the 1st district of Vienna. The Haas House in which it is housed stands in sharp contrast to the cathedral with its façade and mirrored bay window. All rooms are modern and functionally furnished. A gourmet restaurant and the ONYX bar are located on the top floor of the hotel. DO & CO guests have free entry to a fitness center just 10 minutes away.
St. Stephen's Cathedral is the center of Vienna. The DO & CO Hotel Vienna impresses with its location near the most important sights in the old town. Its proximity to the Opera makes this hotel a good choice for all art fans and for anyone who would like to explore Vienna's city center on foot. The Stephansdom underground station is right in front of the hotel.
Address: Stephansplatz 12, A – 1010 Vienna
15. Hotel Topazz & Lamée
This modern 5-star hotel is located in the 1st district of Vienna, not far from St. Stephen's Cathedral and the exclusive shopping streets. The hotel complex consists of two buildings which are separated by a street and face each other directly. Hotel Topazz scores with its unique architecture with the windows designed as portholes, on whose sofa you can enjoy the unique view of Vienna. All 68 non-smoking rooms are modern and luxurious, the furniture is custom-made. The rich breakfast buffet is served in the Hotel Topazz, Hotel Lamée has a restaurant on the ground floor and a roof terrace with a breathtaking view of Vienna.
Its extraordinary architecture combined with the comfort of modern technology, together with its central location, make Hotel Topazz & Lamée a good choice for guests who want to experience the comfort of a 5-star hotel in a different way. The Schwedenplatz underground station is only 400 meters away.
Address: Lichtensteg 2-3, A – 1010 Vienna
16. Le Meridien Vienna
The modern 5-star Hotel Le Méridien Vienna is located opposite the Stadtpark on the Ringstrasse in Vienna's 1st district. All rooms of the newly renovated design hotel are modern and functionally furnished. The use of the fitness center, the indoor pool, the sauna and the wellness area is free for hotel guests. In the YOU restaurant with an integrated bar, dishes from all over the world are served, the Bar Champagne offers small snacks in addition to a large selection of champagne. Breakfast is in the SALA TERRANA. In summer, meals are served on the viewing terrace with a view of the Schiller Park.
Its central location to the most important sights in the old town such as Kohlmarkt, Kärntnerstraße, Albertina, Vienna State Opera and many more make the hotel a good choice for all culture-interested guests who want to explore Vienna on foot. The Karlsplatz underground station is only a few minutes away.
Address: Robert-Stolz-Platz 1, A - 1010 Vienna
17. Hilton Vienna Plaza
Opened in 1988 as Vienna's first design hotel, the 5-star Hilton Vienna Plaza is located on the Ringstrasse opposite the Vienna Stock Exchange in the 1st district. The atmosphere is characterized by the historical splendor of the golden 1920s, which has been cleverly combined with modern technology. All 254 rooms and suites are modern and designed in a timeless style. Business travelers have 9 flexible conference rooms with natural light at their disposal. Use of the fitness center with Finnish sauna and bio sauna is free for hotel guests. The Restaurant Brasserie & Bar EMILE serves French and Austrian cuisine.
The Vienna State Opera, City Hall, Burgtheater and the Vienna Stock Exchange are only a few minutes away. Its proximity to Vienna's city center makes the modern non-smoking hotel a good choice for all culture-interested guests who want to explore Vienna on foot. The Schottentor underground station is just a 2-minute walk away.
Address: Schottenring 11, A – 1010 Vienna
18. Grand Ferdinand
The 5-star Cityhotel Grand Ferdinand is located in the listed building from the 1950s on the Ringstrasse in the 1st district of Vienna, only a 5-minute walk from the Stadtpark and the Vienna State Opera. The simple, functional yet stylish rooms have an open concept bathroom, instead of a closet there are only hangers in the rooms. Use of the fitness center is free for hotel guests and there is a pool on the roof terrace. The hotel has 3 restaurants, The Grand Étage on the top floor serves breakfast, Gulasch & Söhne offers smaller cold and warm meals and the Meissl & Schadn restaurant offers traditional Viennese cuisine.
Its proximity to the city center makes the modernly designed hotel a good choice for all guests who want to relax in the atmosphere of a 5-star hotel in Vienna's city center after a stroll through the city. The Karlsplatz underground station is only a 5-minute walk away.
Address: Schubertring 10-12, A – 1010 Vienna
19. Marriott Hotel Vienna
Opened in 1985, the 5-star Marriott Hotel Vienna is located on Ringstrasse directly opposite the Stadtpark in Vienna's 1st district. In the lobby, the magnificent staircase and the light-flooded atrium catch the eye. All 310 rooms, newly renovated in 2017, are decorated in a bright and modern design. Indoor pool, spa and 24-hour fitness center are complimentary for guests. Austrian and international cuisine is served in the Parkring restaurant, and American dishes are served in the Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. In the garden café there are Viennese pastries. The sound of the waterfall inside the Cascade Bar is accompanied by subtle live music.
St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Vienna State Opera are just 500 meters away. The Marriott impresses with its location near the most important sights of the old town. Its proximity to the Opera makes the hotel a good choice for all art fans and for anyone who would like to explore Vienna's city center on foot. The Stubentor underground station is only a few minutes' walk away.
Address: Parkring 12a, A - 1010 Vienna
20. Melia Vienna
The modern 5-star Hotel Melia Vienna occupies the lower 15 floors of the DC Tower, which was completed in 2013. The Donau City Tower, located in the 22nd district of Vienna, has 60 floors, is 250 meters high and is considered the tallest building in Austria. Opened in 2014, all rooms of the Melia Vienna have floor-to-ceiling windows and offer a fantastic view of the Danube and Vienna. The simple elegance of the furnishings is complemented by innovative technology. The fitness center with wellness area and indoor pool is available to hotel guests free of charge. The hotel's two restaurants and bar are located on the 57th and 58th floors.
The location in the tall, slender tower makes the Melia Vienna a good choice for all guests who are free from giddiness and like to enjoy a good view. The connection to the city center is guaranteed by the Kaisermühlen underground station directly at the building, St. Stephen's Cathedral can be reached within 6 minutes.
Address: Donau-City-Strasse 7, A – 1220 Vienna
21. Intercontinental Vienna
The 5-star Hotel Intercontinental Vienna is located near the Stadtpark in the 3rd district in the business district of Vienna, just a few minutes' walk from the Hundertwasserhaus. The traditionally furnished 459 rooms are spread over 12 floors and are timelessly designed in elegant Viennese design. The 24-hour fitness center with sauna, steam bath and solarium as well as the swimming pool are available to guests free of charge. The business center is open 24 hours for business travelers and meeting and conference rooms can be booked. International cuisine and Viennese specialties are served in the Restaurant Parlor, Café Vienna offers typical Viennese pastries, while the Intermezzo Bar offers whiskey and cocktails with live music.
Its central location makes the non-smoking hotel a good choice for all guests who would like to explore Vienna on foot and do not want to do without the luxury of a traditional 5-star hotel. The Stadtpark underground station is just a few steps away.
Address: Johannesgasse 28, A – 1030 Vienna