The luxurious, renowned 5-star Hotel Imperial is set directly on the Ringstraße boulevard in the heart of Vienna and takes you back to the times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Musikverein (concert hall), site of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s New Year’s Concert, is right behind Hotel Imperial. Karlsplatz Underground Station, the State Opera, and the Kärntner Straße shopping street can be reached in a 5-minute walk.
For more than a century the hotel Imperial has received the city’s most distinguished visitors. 1994 it has been voted as the World’s Best Hotel by the readers of “Condé: Nast Traveler”. The Hotel Imperial is an original Wuerttemberg palace inaugurated in 1873 by Emperor Franz Joseph I. The building’s architectural detailing exemplifies the typical style of Vienna’s famous “Ringstrasse”. All the rooms and suites have been carefully restored, combining tradition with modern amenities. Precious antiques capture the spirit of the nineteenth century of Vienna. The restaurant Opus offers traditional Austrian specialities from the Monarchy together with a very creative international cuisine, the café Imperial is the home of the famous Imperialtorte (cake). The hotel offers its guests private parking as well as a 24-hour rooftop fitness centre with a sauna.
Decorated with precious antiques, silk walls and historical details, the rooms and suites of Hotel Imperial – A Luxury Collection Hotel offer modern comforts such as air conditioning, a sound system and an extra-large TV. Bathrobes and slippers are available in the spacious marble bathrooms. For guests of the suites, a personal butler service is available.