Charming and exclusive Viennese hotspot
Think of swirling ball gowns and glamorous soirees at the turn of the century and you can imagine the ambience and the historic Hotel Sacher Wien. Ensconced in a 19th-century historic city center property and topped with a 2-story modern addition, the hotel is set between the State Opera and the Kärtner Strasse thoroughfare. Long a favorite of celebrities and notables, the Hotel Sacher Wien maintains an enormous staff to cater to their prominent and everyday guests’ every need. Some souvenirs from famous guests included signed tablecloths (Queen Elizabeth, Rudolf Nureyev and the Bee Gees) and portraits. The hotel is also renowned and the namesake for the “Sacher torte” which can be sampled at the cafe.
The 152 guestrooms feature either traditional decor with antique furnishings, crystal chandeliers and neutral-toned walls hung with oil paintings, or bright, contemporary decor with French windows and crisp white linen.
The Hotel Sacher Wien’s spa houses a fitness room and a thermal suite with heat cabins and relaxation zones, while pampering sauna and herbal- bath treatments are available in the aroma salt steam room.
The Anna Sacher serves traditional Viennese fare; the Rote Bar extends to a Wintergarten and offers a range of traditional Austrian and international dishes; the Blaue Bar offers snacks, drinks and light refreshments; and the Café Sacher Wien is a traditional Viennese coffee house and conservatory which serves dishes including the famous Sachertorte.
Hotel Sacher Wien
Location: Philharmonikerstrasse 4, Vienna, Austria; 152 rooms; Vienna International Airport is 18 kilometers away and can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes.
Luxury style: The Viennese love of beauty and charm is evident in every aspect of the Hotel Sacher Wien. Staying at this hotel gives a taste of the most elegant and luxurious aspects of this historic city.
What we’ve heard: Enjoy a performance of the Spanish Riding School, located 300 metres from the hotel, where intricate equine displays incorporating techniques dating from the 16th century. The school was named after the distinctive grey Spanish Lipizzaner horses.