You’ll fall in love all over again in romantic Vienna. This stunning city is still the capital of Austria. But, it was once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire, and Vienna has the palaces to prove it. This is the city of Mozart, renowned as the home of classical music. It’s also famous for its beautiful architecture and incredible museums. So choose one of these romantic hotels in Vienna, and book a romantic getaway in one of the sexiest cities in Europe.
Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna
One of the world’s top hotels, the 5 star Hotel Imperial is located on the Ringstraße boulevard in the heart of Vienna. Build when the Austro-Hungarian Empire was considered the heart of Europe, this hotel is a symbol of wealth and splendor. If you like marble bathrooms and personal butler service then this is for you. Live like a Habsburg, even if it’s only for the weekend. This is as luxurious and romantic a hotel as you will find anywhere.
Located in the heart of Vienna Hotel Sacher has been one of Europe’s finest hotels since it opened in 1876. Sacher Hotel boasts two of Vienna’s finest restaurants in Rote Bar and Grüne Bar, and do not leave without trying the Sacher Torte from Café Sacher, renowned as the world’s greatest cake. Any room at Hotel Sacher provides a magestical romantic experience, but none more so that the Superior suite with its magnificent terrace boasting stunning views of Vienna. This hotel is designed to please European Royalty, the guest list is a who’s who of World Leaders and A list celebrities dating back more than 100 years.
Hotel Sans Souci Wien
Hotel Sans Souci Wien is a gorgeous 5 star hotel in the museum district. The hotel boast luxurious rooms with romantic 4 post beds. Guests can relax at the famous Sans Souci Spa, or dine on traditional Austrian cuisine at the excellent Veranda restaurant. This is a fabulous hotel for a romantic getaway in Vienna.
Park Hyatt Vienna
Park Hyatt Viennas’ Presidential suite has more chandeliers than I’ve ever seen in a one hotel suite. There’s even one over the huge sexy bathtub. This is an incredible hotel, refined and luxurious and very, very romantic. It’s perfect for a wedding anniversary trip to Vienna.
The Leo Grand
Offering an incredible mix of shockingly modern and very traditional rooms The Leo Grand is a very popular hotel for couples in Vienna. The location is excellent, and the design details throughout this hotel are exceptional. It’s a wonderful place to be. You can walk to most of Vienna’s attractions from The Leo Grand. It is perfect for a romantic weekend in Vienna.
Palais Coburg Hotel Residenz
Palais Coburg Hotel Residenz is literally a palace. That’s right YOU can come to Vienna for the weekend, and stay in a palace. Not only is the building magnificent but the restaurant Silvio Nickol has two Michelin Stars. The hotel is incredibly luxurious with impeccable service, perfect for a fancy romantic getaway in the heart of Vienna.
The Guesthouse Vienna
The Guesthouse Vienna is a beautiful piece of modern architecture set in the heart of Venice. Designed by Sir Terence Conran the interiors are calm and home like. We’ll not like my home, like a really nice home designed by a brilliant architect and kept spotlessly clean by a team of housekeepers. This is a very different kind of luxury in Vienna. It is way more casual, but no less luxurious or romantic. The Guesthouse is a fantastic base from which to explore the delights of Vienna with your lover.
Couples looking for something a little edgier, a little more sexy than the traditional romantic hotel will love SO/ Vienna. This is one of the sexiest hotels in Vienna. The restaurant is exceptional, noted for its architecture, its view, and most importantly its cuisine. Located just across the canal from the heart of Vienna, it’s an easy walk to most of the attractions you’ll want to visit. That is if you decide to leave your hotel room at all. This is the perfect hotel for a dirty weekend in Vienna.
Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere
Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere is a concept by Hyatt is located about 3km from the heart of Vienna. A modern hotel is boasts sexy floor to ceiling windows with great views. A 5 star hotel rooms here are spacious, luxurious, and very modern. This is an excellent choice for younger couples and would be a great honeymoon hotel in Vienna.
Grand Hotel Wien
Grand Hotel Wien is a Vienna icon. Located in the heart of the old city, it is one of the cities largest hotels. Grand Hotel boasts five restaurants including the Michelin starred Le Ciel by Toni Mörwald. It is a 5 star hotel in the best part of Vienna so it isn’t exactly a budget option, but it is very romantic and one of the most luxurious hotels you’ll ever experience. There’s great shopping nearby, and most Vienna attractions are in walking distance. Grand Hotel Wien offers a spa.
Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna
Located next to the Vienna State Opera Hotel Bristol is a magnificent art deco hotel in the heart of Vienna. Offering exceptional levels of luxury, an excellent restaurant, and proximity to all the major sights this is a good choice for a romantic getaway in Vienna.
The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna
The Ritz-Carlton Vienna has a wonderfully romantic rooftop terrace perfect for enjoying a cocktail and a sunset with your lover. The hotel is located in the heart of the city with views of the Cathedral. And, like all The Ritz-Carlton hotels it is 5 star so it is very luxurious. This is a great choice for a couples getaway in Vienna, it’s a very romantic hotel.
Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof
Your carriage awaits at Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof. Also awaiting you is one of Vienna’s finest spas, an excellent restaurant, and some very luxurious rooms in the heart of Vienna. Located a 5 minute walk from St. Stephen’s Cathedral this is the perfect spot for a romantic weekend in Vienna. Couples love it, for the most romantic experience book a suite with a terrace.
Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna
Palaces make wonderful hotels and Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna is no exception. It is a romantic place to stay in the heart of Vienna. Like all Kempinski Hotels it is seriously luxurious and there’s a Michelin starred restaurant too. Of course the hotel offers a spa. This is a tremendous hotel perfect for that 50th birthday trip to Vienna, a wedding anniversary or just a romantic getaway in Vienna.
Grand Ferdinand Vienna
Grand Ferdinand hotel is a beautiful modern hotel conversion of a heritage building on Ringstraße boulevard in the middle of Vienna. The hotel has a lovely rooftop pool with fabulous views of the city. There are three restaurants serving traditional Austrian cuisine. For the most romantic experience book a terrace suite, or if you can afford it the Grand Suite.
House of Time
House of Time is a small hotel consisting of 5 of the largest most luxurious suites you’ll ever find. Think of it as 5 Presidential suites and nothing else. The suites are enormous, and the decor is outlandish, (but very luxurious). It’s sexy and romantic, the perfect place for any romantic occasion. House of Time is located in Viennas second district it’s quite a long walk to the city centre so this hotel is best for people who have visited Vienna before.
Melia Vienna is a very modern, very sexy hotel in Vienna’s tallest building. It offers magnificent views of the city from the floor to ceiling windows. The hotel is located 1/4 of the way up the tower but the restaurant is located at the top so it has awesome views. This hotel is located quite far from the centre of Vienna, however it is next to a station and and you can get to St Stephen’s Cathedral in only 6 minutes. Melia Vienna is an excellent option if you are looking for an affordable romantic hotel in Vienna.
Romantic Hotels near St Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna
St Stephan’s Cathedral is a must visit location in Vienna and it creates a lovely backdrop for a romantic dinner. These magnificent romantic hotels are right next door.
DO&CO Hotel Vienna
DO&CO Hotel Vienna is right next to St Stephen’s Cathedral. Some rooms have look directly at the Cathedral and therefore offer incredible views. The hotel is 5 star and very luxurious, but it is also very modern, situated in the ultra modern (actually it’s postmodern) Haas-Haus building. This isn’t the traditional romantic Vienna hotel experience, but it is a sexy hotel in the heart of Vienna. It’s a great choice for a romantic weekend escape.
Boutique Hotel am Stephansplatz
Hotel am Stephansplatz is a wonderfully romantic boutique hotel next to St Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna. Rooms here are tasteful, modern and luxurious. Many have romantic views of the Cathedral, which looks amazing in the evening. The location is about as good as you can get in Vienna. This is an exceptional choice for couples looking for a romantic getaway in Austria.
Affordable Romantic Hotels in Vienna
Vienna is widely regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world, it’s up there with Paris and Venice, so it’s not the cheapest place for a romantic getaway. But, these excellent romantic hotels are a little more affordable, so there no reason you can’t book that romantic weekend in Vienna.
Hotel Josefine is a very sexy 4 star hotel located just outside of the Vienna city centre. The plush and seductive bar is popular with couples. The rooms are magnificent with many having deep free standing baths. It is suitably romantic for a couples getaway in Vienna but because it is not located in the heart of the city it is more affordable than many comparable hotels. This is an excellent option for couples.
Hotel MOTTO is a romantic hotel in Vienna. A four star hotel it is a little cheaper than some of the the finer 5 star romantic hotels in Vienna. However it is a really nice hotel, and most guests will find it to be both romantic and luxurious. Whilst it is not in the city centre it is only a 10 minute walk away, and it’s close to several other popular districts you’ll want to visit so it is an excellent location for a romantic getaway in Vienna.
Hotel Altstadt Vienna
Rooms at Hotel Altstadt Vienna are individually decorated many of th suites have romantic bathtubs in the room. It is an excellent affordable romantic hotel in Vienna. The location on the edge of the city centre means you can walk almost anywhere.
Zola Hotel – Palais de Bohème Adults Only
Zola Hotel – Palais de Bohème is a 4 star adults only hotel in Vienna. It’s more stylish than it is luxurious, however it is suitable for couples on a romantic getaway. The location is good too, close enough to walk to the city centre.
Why is Vienna so popular for couples?
Vienna is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world. It rivals Paris and Venice as the capital of love. Vienna is full of incredible architecture, Schönbrunn Palace (once the Hapsburgs summer home), St Stephen’s Cathedral, Belvedere Palace, Liechtenstein Palaces (they have two!), The Hofburg, Vienna Opera house, the list goes on. If you love architecture you’ll be in heaven in Vienna. There’s some wonderful new building too. Even if you’re not an architecture buff, the buildings make a romantic backdrop to to every photo. It’s a very pretty city.
Vienna is also famous for music, classical music to be precise. The city was once the home of Mozart, Strauss, Schubert and was a magnet for composers and musicians from all over Europe. Today it is still the undisputed classical music capital of the world. There’s orchestral performances year round almost every night. Don’t miss seeing the orchestra at the Schoenbrunn Palace Orangery.
Vienna is also famous for the it’s stunning ball season. If you love to get dressed up and dance a waltz then Vienna is the place. There are more than 400 balls in the city every year, and many of them sell tickets. The dress code is very formal, Men wear tails and women wear a long ball gown and gloves. This is not like New York‘s Met Galla where celebrities compete to show the most skin. The Viennese are a little more classy, and everyone knows how to dance the waltz. Vienna’s New Year’s Eve Ball is one of the most romantic events you can attend.
Riding a fiaker is a highlight for many couples visiting Vienna. The traditional two horse carriages are a super romantic way to see the city. Make sure you take a carriage tour.