T+L's Definitive Guide to Vienna
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1. The Guesthouse Vienna

8.6
Führichgasse 10, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Innere Stadt · 24 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Designer Terence Conran’s hotel is reminiscent of a high-end Nordic ski lodge (all blond wood and recessed lighting). Thoughtful touches such as cozy reading nooks give the rooms a homey vibe.

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2. Altstadt Vienna

9.0
Kirchengasse 41, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Neubau · 14 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The former aristocrat’s town house has 45 rooms and suites, nine of which are courtesy of Italian architect Matteo Thun. Black-tiled bathrooms and dark, sexy wallpaper are a few highlights.

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3. Hotel Imperial

8.8
Kärntner Ring 16, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Innere Stadt · 35 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: A palace turned hotel for the 1873 World’s Fair is known for its grand traditional suites as well as an at-the-ready concierge staff who will secure last-minute opera tickets or dinner reservations.

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4. Hotel Topazz

7.8
Lichtensteg 3, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Kärntner Viertel · 13 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Guests of this eco-hotel are welcomed into a lobby that pays homage to the Wiener Werkstätte, a decorative-arts movement of the 1900’s. Expect wood paneling, slipper chairs, and custom-made fauteuils.

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5. Hotel Sacher

9.0
Philharmonikerstr. 4, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Innere Stadt · 84 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Hotel Sacher is old-world opulence at its best (antique furniture; oil paintings; silk wall coverings). The first-floor Café Sacher has a glassed-in terrace that opens up during the summertime.

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6. Park Hyatt Vienna

9.4
Am Hof 2, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Innere Stadt · 31 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The Park Hyatt mixes old and new: deep-mahogany walls and coffered ceilings, slick gray-on-gray rooms, and streamlined furnishings. Don’t miss a dip in the indoor pool, a rarity for hotels in Vienna.

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7. The Ritz-Carlton Vienna

8.9
Schubertring 5-7, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Innere Stadt · 41 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Four 19th-century mansions house Ritz-Carlton’s Austrian debut. There’s a Guerlain spa, a roof deck with 360-degree views, and spacious rooms decorated in rich fabrics.

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8. Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom

9.1
Praterstr. 1, Wien, Wien
Hotel · Leopoldstadt · 72 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Locals flock to this Jean Nouvel property, on the banks of the Danube Canal, and its 18th-floor bar, complete with a rotating, multicolored ceiling mural created by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist.

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9. lichterloh

gumpemdorferstrasse 15, Wien, Wien
Antiquitätengeschäft · Mariahilf · 6 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The Gumpendorferstrasse is a mecca for design enthusiasts; head to Lichterloh for rare Midcentury Mitteleuropa furniture (Kalmar floor lamps; 1920’s chaises).

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10. das möbel

7.8
Burggasse 10, Wien, Wien
Café · Spittelberg · 50 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Interior decorators swear by the northern European home goods at Das Möbel.

11. INA KENT bags tell stories

Siebensterngasse 50 (Stuckgasse), Wien, Wien
Accessoire-Geschäft · Neubau · 1 Tipp

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: It seems every stylish Viennese woman owns a bag by leather maker Ina Kent; her line features slouchy hobos—in colors ranging from eggplant to distressed silver—that transform into clutches or totes.

12. Nachbarin

Bekleidungsgeschäft · Mariahilf · 2 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: You’ll find the city’s finest selection of emerging international talents at Nachbarin, including structural dresses by Antwerp-based Tim Van Steenbergen and silk jumpsuits from Véronique Leroy.

MAK - Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst is one of T+L's Definitive Guide to Vienna.

13. MAK - Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst

8.8
Stubenring 5, Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Kärntner Viertel · 55 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Works of art across all media dating back to the Middle Ages are on display at the Museum of Applied Arts. Head to Österreicher im Mak for local comfort food, such as pork goulash and veal schnitzel.

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14. Leopold Museum

8.9
Museumsplatz 1, Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Museumsquartier · 90 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The boxy, white museum in the MuseumsQuartier arts complex has an outstanding collection of Gustav Klimtd and Egon Schieles.

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15. 21er Haus

7.6
Arsenalstr. 1 (Schweizergarten), Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Landstraße · 18 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The historic Belvedere district is home to this glass-and-steel archetype of Modernist architecture, home to a serious range of postwar Austrian art, from avant-garde exhibitions to retrospectives.

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16. Wiener Staatsoper

9.3
Opernring 2, Wien, Wien
Opernhaus · Innere Stadt · 247 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: General manager Dominique Meyer produces a repertoire of world-class opera at the Staatsoper. Visit the main hall to see restored 19th-century frescoes before having a cocktail in the grand Tea Salon.

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17. Secession

7.4
Friedrichstr. 12, Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Mariahilf · 38 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: In 1898, Joseph Maria Olbrich built this exhibition hall to showcase works by the Secessionists, a group of artists who opposed traditional painting styles. A highlight: the Beethoven Frieze by Klimt.

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18. Steirereck

9.0
Am Heumarkt 2A, Wien, Wien
Österreichisches Restaurant · Kärntner Viertel · 85 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Heinz Reitbauer’s restaurant in Stadtpark is a high-gastronomy play on traditional Austrian cuisine, with a rotating seasonal menu. Try the local trout paired with melon, cucumber, and pea shoots.

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19. Meierei im Stadtpark

8.7
Am Heumarkt 2A / im Stadtpark, A-1030 Wien, Wien, Wien
Österreichisches Restaurant · Kärntner Viertel · 37 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Below Heinz Reitbauer’s Steirereck is his more casual (but no less exciting) Meierei. The cheese boards, organized according to pungency and origin, are a revelation.

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20. Gasthaus Pöschl

8.2
Weihburggasse 17, Wien, Wien
Österreichisches Restaurant · Kärntner Viertel · 79 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Gasthauses—or taverns—have long been known for staples such as veal schnitzel and Wiener Würstchen (sausages). Pöschl is among the best. In summer, tables spill out onto the Franziskanerplatz.

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21. Konstantin Filippou

8.1
Dominikanerbastei (Auwinkel), Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Kärntner Viertel · 15 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: At his Michelin-starred restaurant, chef Konstantin Filippou cares less about flash than about quality, offering two six-course menus in a pared-down dining room. The snail ragoût is a standout.

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22. Café Do-An

6.3
Naschmarkt Stand 412, Wien, Wien
Café · Wieden · 31 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: A must-stop in the Naschmarkt with a line around the corner on Saturday mornings for to-go items such as freshly baked pita with black sesame seeds and zucchini-and-goat-cheese fritters.

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23. Skopik & Lohn

9.1
Leopoldsg. 17, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Leopoldstadt · 31 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: At this former gasthaus, native ingredients are combined with Mediterranean flavors—the braised rabbit is served with preserved lemon, the St. Peter’s fish with olives and tomatoes.

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24. Restaurant Rote Bar

7.2
Philharmonikerstr. 4, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Innere Stadt · 6 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: In the first district’s historic Hotel Sacher, a black-tie-clad waitstaff serves flutes of champagne and glasses of Ottakringer ale in a grand dining room with plush banquettes.

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25. Rote Bar

7.1
Neustiftgasse 1 (Burggasse), Wien, Wien
Bar · Spittelberg · 6 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Hidden above the Volkstheater, this Rote Bar has an 1890’s double-height ceiling and puts on shows ranging from international DJ’s to burlesque.

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26. Palmenhaus

8.9
Burggarten 1, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Hofburg · 223 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Looking to sample small-batch Viennese whites? Head to Palmenhaus, in the Burggarten, which sources wines from vineyards within the city limits.

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27. Chelsea

7.6
Lerchenfeldergürtel 29-31, Wien, Wien
Rock-Club · Josefstadt · 37 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Vienna is known for its underground electronic music, and there’s no better place to soak up the scene than at Chelsea, hidden beneath the Otto Wagner–designed arches of the Gürtel beltway.

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28. Café Prückel

7.6
Stubenring 24 (Dr. Karl Lueger Platz), Wien, Wien
Café · Kärntner Viertel · 144 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Across from the MAK, you’ll find this slice of 1950’s nostalgia, with a large terrace and menu featuring regional dishes such as soused herring. A pianist serenades guests in the evenings.

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29. Café Sperl

8.1
Gumpendorfer Str. 11 (Lehárgasse), Wien, Wien
Café · Mariahilf · 102 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: A go-to spot for the city’s literati, Café Sperl has intimate, velvet-lined booths and is the ideal place to linger over the newspaper and a piece of Sacher torte.

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30. Café Weimar

6.4
Währinger Strasse 68, Wien, Wien
Café · Michelbeuern · 23 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: For over a century, operagoers have been stopping in at this classic café to sample its famous apple strudel after catching a performance at the nearby Volksoper.

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31. Café Restaurant Bräunerhof

6.4
Stallburggasse 2, Wien, Wien
Café · Kärntner Viertel · 17 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Start your morning with an espresso and steamed milk at this traditional Viennese café.

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32. phil

9.3
Gumpendorfer Str. 10-12, Wien, Wien
Café · Mariahilf · 233 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: If you’re looking for gifts, head to this hybrid book, vinyl, décor, and coffee shop in the sixth district; the music is excellent and there’s a wonderful selection of vintage furniture.

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33. Aromat

8.5
Margaretenstraße 52, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Wieden · 14 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: This restaurant has a rotating menu of everything from crêpes to locally sourced meats.

MuTh - Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben is one of T+L's Definitive Guide to Vienna.

34. MuTh - Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben

7.9
Obere Augartenstraße 1E, Wien, Wien
Theater · Leopoldstadt · 4 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: In the second district, Muth is the new modern music house for the Vienna Boys’ Choir; the building is fantastic.

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35. Albertina

9.4
Albertinaplatz 1, Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Hofburg · 232 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: We love the Albertina, a museum in Vienna's first district, with its pieces by da Vinci and Cézanne and a photography collection that dates back to the 19th century.

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36. Labstelle

7.9
Lugeck 6, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Kärntner Viertel · 23 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: For lunch, stop by this farm-to-table restaurant designed by Viennese firm Klune; try one of the salads.

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37. Cafe Engländer

8.2
Postgasse 2, Wien, Wien
Café · Kärntner Viertel · 30 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: After an evening at the theater, stop by Café Engländer for a glass of wine. It’s a wonderful place to meet up with friends.

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38. Wiener Prater

7.1
Hauptallee, Wien, Wien
Park · Konstantinhügel · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: The public park in the second district is the perfect escape from the city.

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39. Schloss Schönbrunn

9.5
Schönbrunner Schloßstr. 47, Wien, Wien
Schloss · Hietzing · 570 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: This Rococo-style residence where the Hapsburg rulers used to vacation is a great place to visit in the summer. The best part is the Kronprinzgarten, with rare citrus fruit trees that smell heavenly.

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40. Schlossgarten Belvedere

9.4
Prinz-Eugen-Str. 27, Wien, Wien
Garten · Landstraße · 88 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Nothing is more relaxing than a walk through the French Baroque gardens on the grounds of the Belvedere, Prince Eugene of Savoy’s 18th-century summer retreat.

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41. zum finsteren stern

8.4
Schulhof 8, Wien, Wien
Restaurant · Innere Stadt · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: Zum Finsteren Stern specializes in updated regional classics such as tender chicken breast with parsnip-beet hash. Book a table in the cobblestoned courtyard outside the front doors.

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42. Mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

8.0
Museumsplatz 1, Wien, Wien
Kunstmuseum · Museumsquartier · 90 Tipps und Bewertungen

Travel + LeisureTravel + Leisure: A black-basalt world-class museum in the MuseumsQuartier that hosts rotating shows and has a floor dedicated to the 1960’s art movement known as Actionism.