The surrounding of the hotel is absolutely astonishinh especially at late spring. However is some 12-15 km from the center of Vienna so you need to spend anothe 20-25 EUR to get there and eventually - back as well. The place is far from being luxury whatsoever. But it's ok if you expect to get back in 70-80's and enjoy... More
- Also Known As:
- Sophienalpe Hotel
- Sophienalpe Hotel Vienna
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The chronicle of the SophienalpeThe Sophienalpe was constructed by Emperor Franz Joseph for his mother, the Duchess Sophie, as a rural summer residence and was renovated at the end of the century 1900 as the "Reststop Inn and Dairy Farm Sophienalpe“. From that time it became a popular destination of the Viennese.Formerly the Sophienalpe, situated at one of the three Viennese hills, was reached by a cable railway built some 100 years ago. It was accessed from the Rieglerhütte by a lift system, the first of its kind in the world.The hotel was the meeting place of the officers with their ladies, the lovelorn youth, the citizens and nobility but, following a major blaze, almost all the buildings, including the glass palace, were destroyed. ... more less
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