Vienna legends. Famous hotels glorified by history or celebrities
Legendary historic hotels in Vienna always welcome new guests, and the luxurious Sacher Vienna is one of them. The iconic hotel was founded by Edward Sacher, son of the famous pastry chef who gave the world the fabulous cherry cake that was later named after the maker. The historic hotel greeted its first guests in 1876. Four years later, the owner of the hotel married Anna Sacher. She managed the hotel after her husband’s death and greeted many famous and noble people who stayed in it.
The luxurious Hotel Imperial is a true legend of Vienna. The history of this iconic hotel started yet in 1869. The magnificent palace was built as a residence for the Duke of Württemberg. Famous Austrian architect Arnold Zenetti worked over the project of the magnificent building. Four years after the building of the hotel, it was decided to turn it into a hotel. The reason for such a decision was simple – Vienna World Trade Fair was approaching, and the city had to organize the important event as well as possible.
Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn Wien
Check on the map. From Vienna center - 3.8 kmThe prestigious Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn Wien is open in one of the most beautiful palaces of Vienna. For many years, the palace was the residence of Emperor Franz Joseph. This was the place where he organized posh celebrations and important business meetings. As a reminder of the past, the hotel still has premium antique furniture, and a rich collection of old paintings and sculptures. Despite the fact that nowadays guest rooms of the hotel are made in the contemporary style, public areas still have the inimitable atmosphere of the past. Austria Trend Parkhotel can be proud of its magnificent garden with century-old trees. It’s a perfect place for an evening walk.
Check on the map. From Vienna center - 0.7 kmThe history of Hotel Ambassador is full of interesting stories and legends. The gorgeous hotel is open in a beautiful palace that dates back to the 18th century. Hotel Ambassador greeted its first guests in 1898. Before transformation into a hotel, the beautiful palace regularly hosted balls, important meetings, and other notable events. It was the place of the first concert of young Mozart. Such famous composers as Beethoven and Haydn performed there.
Soon after the opening, Mark Twain enjoyed the hotel. Later, Hotel Ambassador received such guests as Romi Schneider, Marlen Dietrich, Prince Wilhelm Hohenzollern, and Theodor Roosevelt. The latest extensive restoration of Ambassador took place in 2010. The original décor and priceless artworks were as much preserved as possible. After the renovation, the iconic Vienna hotel also became one of the most technology-friendly, so traditions of the past are perfectly combined with modern hospitality trends. Next: Romantic hotels
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