If you are looking for an intimate, historic place to stay in the center of Vienna, you should check out the Hotel Hollman Beletage, housed in a restored 19th century mansion. The hotel has only 25 rooms, all of which are large and comfortable, and designed in a sophisticated, contemporary style. The patron, Robert Hollmann, created the hotel to introduce travelers to the charming spirit of Austria’s capital which include its history, culture, architecture and vibrant urban life. The hotel has a garden terrace, small cinema, playroom and a multi-functional theater-salon.
Wooden floors and dark furniture help to create a cool modern style. You can choose from among three types of rooms: Beletage, Mezzanin and Residenz. All rooms have modern conveniences (e.g. free Wi-Fi) along with special touches such as a daily assortment of fresh fruit. The restaurant is said to have some of the best coffee in Vienna and the 6-course breakfast menu is a treat if you are very hungry. You can even bring home some culinary finesse if you choose to take their cooking classes, which focus on seasonal cuisine using local products in dishes with a contemporary twist.
The hotel is a two-minute walk to St. Stephen’s Cathedral; you can walk to the main shopping streets, Graben and Kaerntnerstrasse, in three minutes and to the Opera in ten minutes. The subway is only 2 minutes away.
Room rates start at €140; for larger rooms, the rates start at €180.
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