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Hotel Congress

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City/region: Vienna
Address: Wiedner Gürtel 34, A-1040 Vienna, Austria

VHO contact:
VHO Reservation tel.: +43 1 253 0033
VHO Reservation fax: +43 1 253 0034
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* 24h reception * buffet breakfast * restaurant * safe * telephone * minibar * hairdryer available * garage * internet-wlan * fax * non-smoking rooms * tour and concert desk service * parking

reception double room quadruple room bar restaurant


Offering traditional Austrian atmosphere and hospitality to tourists and business travelers alike, the history of Hotel Congress traces back to 1900 when it first opened its doors to the public (called Hotel Riva at the time). Our cheap guest rooms are equipped with in-room safe, refrigerator and work desk. We are located along the Wiedner Gürtel, just across from the new Wiener Hauptbahnhof railway station, 100 metres from the Südtiroler Platz station of metro line U1 and a short stroll from the Belvedere Palace, Belvedere Garden and the Schweizer Garden.

Our Rooms
Hotel Congress features 75 guest rooms with alarm clock, refrigerator, free Internet connection, TV with cable channels, radio, telephone, ensuite bathroom with shower or bathtub, hairdryer, toiletries, wardrobe, heating, work desk and in-room safe.

Single room: 16 m2, single bed
Double room: 20 m2, double bed or two single beds
Triple room: 25 m2, three single beds
Quadruple room: 30 m2, four single beds

Check-in is from 14:00, check-out is until 12:00 noon. Baby cots are available at 10 EUR/night and all children under the age of 6 can sleep free of charge in the room when using the beds of their parents. Extra beds are available at 35 EUR/night.

Services of Hotel Congress
We have a 24-hour reception desk with luggage storage, babysitting, ironing service, rental cars, sightseeing tours, wake-up service and concierge services. In the lobby, you will find a shoeshine machine and a vending machine for drinks. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel in public areas. Buffet breakfast is included in the room prices and it is served daily in the Secession-style restaurant. For tourist groups, a buffet-style lunch and dinner can be provided on request. The hotel bar serves great cocktails, tea, coffee and wine till late night.

Parking places are available at the WIPARK parking house, just opposite the hotel, for a fee 22 EUR/day. You can also pick-up a discount hotel-parking card at the reception and pay only 12 EUR/day, but this requires a refundable deposit of 50 EURO for the card. If you wish to park your car on the street instead, you can purchase a special parking permit at the reception, costing 4,60 EUR for 24 hours.

Additional Information
You can get into the city centre quickly by the U1 metro from the nearby (100 metres) Südtiroler Platz station. Take the metro in the direction of Leopoldau and get off either at Karlsplatz (State Opera, Naschmarkt, Albertina Museum, Ring, Kärntner Strasse and Café Sacher) or at Stephansplatz (St Stephan's Cathedral, Kärntner Strasse, pedestrian zone).

From the Westbahnhof Railway Station, take metro line U3 to station Stephansplatz (5th stop) and then change to metro line U1 and take it to station Südtiroler Platz (3rd stop). From the Vienna Airport, take either the City Airport Train (CAT) or the S7 express train to station Landstrasse Wien Mitte, then change to metro line U3 and take it to station Stephansplatz (2nd stop). Here, change to metro line U1 and take it to station Südtiroler Platz (3rd stop). If you wish to take a taxi instead from the airport to Hotel Congress, sign-up for a private transfer with this airport transfer service provider. Make sure you book the taxi a few days prior to arrival.


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5-8 persons 
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Breakfast and local taxes are included (VAT and city tax).

All rates are given in EURO.

Cancellation policy:

  • Reservations may be cancelled free of charge up to 2 days prior to arrival, otherwise the cost of the first night is to be charged.
  • Special bookings, like reservations at NON-REFUNDABLE rates, group reservations and long-term stays, etc., have a unique cancellation policy, which is specified in the written price offer.