Vienna's Newest Hotels are Leading the Way in Diversity, Innovation and Sustainability

4th Aug, 2022

Many exciting new hotel projects are revitalising Vienna as a sustainable and complementary meeting destination. Each promises to offer a fantastic setting for a wide range of events in the number one meeting destination, as stated in the “2021 ICCA Ranking – Destination Performance Index (DPI)” which was released at the beginning of June.

In Vienna one can find more than 350 hotels and around 32,500 rooms to suit all tastes and budgets. The newest additions presented here have one thing in common – the Viennese great taste when it comes to design and style. Come and find out: 

The Rosewood Vienna

Just recently opened at the Wiener Graben, the 5-star Rosewood Vienna is the luxury hotel chain’s fifth hotel in Europe and the first in a German-speaking region. With 99 rooms and suites, as well as several meeting rooms, the hotel offers several dining areas – including a rooftop bar and an intimate garden restaurant – as well as private relaxation experiences at Sense, Rosewood Vienna’s in-house spa.

The Leo Grand

A few steps from St. Stephen’s Cathedral, we find a listed Baroque gem transformed into a luxury hotel with 76 rooms and suites. With its unconventional location, The Leo Grand has recently opened combining the highest individual standards with contemporary luxury elements. The Leo Grand is also home to what is probably the most exclusive “Schanigarten” in Vienna, a winter-proof inner courtyard with an elegant bar and several private dining areas.

Hotel Gilbert

Since December 2021, MuseumsQuartier in central Vienna is home to Hotel Gilbert, a trendy 4-star hotel with a cosmopolitan philosophy, a strong environmental stance and top services. The green concept of the family-run BWM hotel is evident in the hotel’s 57 flats, suites and lofts. In addition to a gym and sauna, there are also two meeting rooms, a thermal and anti-noise fac╠žade and several green spaces with an extensive indoor plant concept.

Bassena Wien Donaustadt

Set to open this Autumn in Vienna’s new TWENTYTWO district, this four-star property will be both a lively hotel and a relaxing retreat with 198 rooms spread over nine floors. The first floor provides space for the public area with a library, a communal restaurant and bar, Bassena kitchen as well as a lounge, conservatory and pub garden. The congress centre of the Austrian Centre Vienna can also be reached quickly and easily by subway.

Hotel Indigo Vienna

A hidden gem at the gates of Naschmarkt, this boutique hotel boasts over nine floors, offering 158 modernly designed guest rooms − including a meeting room, two suites, restaurant, bar, a landscaped courtyard and a fitness centre. With an abundance of plants, the boutique hotel is inspired by the harmony and liveliness of Vienna’s Margareten district.

Hotel Motto

Situated on Mariahilferstrasse, Austria’s largest shopping street, Hotel Motto, combines 1920s Parisian style and modern Viennese life with Scandinavian hygge lifestyle. The design of the rooms and suites matches this blend of styles with vintage-inspired decor and furnishings. High on the roof of the 1870s building is a restaurant with a bar and terrace, and on the first floor the hotel operates its own organic bakery.

Almanac Vienna

The Almanac Vienna is currently under construction above Vienna’s Ringstrasse and is scheduled to open in late 2022/early 2023. Planned as a five-star property with over 111 rooms − over two-thirds of which are suites − the hotel is being completely redesigned to meet the needs of the modern traveller, with breathtaking event spaces. A spa, concept shop, coffee shop and first-class restaurant with bar will complete the luxurious project.

Other venues to keep an eye on:

With high-quality facilities, high security standards, and easy access, “Ariana” provides another attractive event venue in Vienna that opened just a few weeks ago. In the fall, “Weitsicht Cobenzl” will open as a versatile and completely renovated location with the highest design standards – and a long history. As early as around 1900, the Viennese made their way up the hill to enjoy the fantastic view of the city. Several buildings make a great ensemble, the highlight is the “Kuppelsaal” which offers space for up to 500 people.

Get an overview of all hotels and venues here

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