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Hotel Sacher Wien
Ranked #5 of 360 Hotels in Vienna
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“The best of the best”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

The Sacher is the best hotel in which I have ever stayed. Incredible building, stunning lobby, restaurant, and bar spaces, beautiful rooms, and impeccable service. The cleaning staff must deep clean every space each night - the condition and cleanliness is truly unparalleled. The Blue Bar will long be remembered as one of my favorite rooms in Europe. The Red Room was a wonderful setting for dinner on our last night. And our friends raved about the Sacher Torte we sent them. My husband and I stayed here for three days on the second leg of our honeymoon, and we were treated like royalty.

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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

The Hotel Sacher is luxurious, glamourous, and at the heart of Vienna. You can walk to the great art museums (the Albertina, KHM and rest of the Museum Quarter). You can walk to the Hofburg palace (to include Spanish Riding School, Vienna Boys Choir). You can walk (across the street) to the Opera House and (within blocks) the great concert halls (Musikverein and Konzerthaus). Great restaurants are a walk or short taxi ride away. And the concierge will get you the best seats for performances, and the best tables at the restaurants. Just ask! Oh, and they always have umbrellas handy for those inclement days! We stayed in a Junior Suite, with a view of the Opera House... wonderful! And make sure you book B&B rate... the breakfast is wonderful.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

We entered the door from a long adventurous journey with bagged backpacks. Not surprisingly, the doorman did not expect us to enter. However, when he realized we were entering, he immediately came to our aid. Those who say this hotel is too stuffy, must not be minding their manners or be dressing appropriately. Sure, some guests are pretentious, but the staff were friendly to all, smiling, competent and most helpful. We appreciated the personal attention, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Some on TA have said the decor is too dated. Again, I will comment. If you enjoy Austria and it's history and fine furnishings, you will appreciate the timeless comfort of this hotel - lovely in every way. Of course, all the comforts of heated bathroom floors, turn-down service, special lighting, etc. Take advantage of circumventing the queue for Cafe Sacher: the hotel reserves tables for hotel guests through their "secret passage."
We almost did not stay here due to TA negative comments. We are so glad we did stay. We would have missed out on a great location and wonderful Viennese accommodations.

Stayed June 2014
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We spent three nights staying in this stunning hotel and we were extremely fortunate to have been upgraded to the room with the best view (Room 418) - overlooking the Albertina. The hotel is immaculately maintained with beautiful decor and extremely well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The hotel is situated in the perfect central location with lots of great restaurants and bars within walking distance. It certainly lived up to it's well earned reputation - worth every single cent.
I would not hesitate to return on my next visit to Vienna and have highly recommended to family and friends.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

Elegant but not "stuffy" with a fabulous locations in the heart of Vienna. Our two rooms (Superior Category) were comfortable and spacious. The concierge staff was always willing to assist with every detail no matter how trivial from concert tickets, dining arrangements, sightseeing opportunities and transportation arrangements.

The Sacher will be our first choice for future trips to Vienna and Salzburg.

Thank you for three wonderfully relaxing nights!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We stayed two nights at the hotel and we can only say this is the best hotel we have ever stayed. Historical building, immaculate room, friendly and eager to help staff, splendid breakfast buffet served in three differently decorated luxury rooms. Well organized and most important of all, when we went to bed, there were no noises or humming in the room from the air conditioning system so the sleep quality is excellent.
The room (superior room) was 480 Euros per night and included breakfast. The only disappointing thing for me was the famous "Sachertorte", I'm sorry but I don't like it. Should I have to come back again to Wien and have enough money to pay the stay in the hotel, I would choose the same hotel to stay.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

The Sacher Hotel in Vienna was exceptional. It certainly lives up to its membership in the "Leading Hotels of the World" organization. Every detail was looked after, the staff were warm, courteous, and very efficient.

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Property: Hotel Sacher Wien
Address: Philharmonikerstrasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Inner City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Vienna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Vienna
#3 Family Hotel in Vienna
#3 Spa Hotel in Vienna
#5 Luxury Hotel in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Sacher Wien 5*
Number of rooms: 149
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The deluxe Hotel Sacher Wien was established in 1876 by Eduard Sacher, son of the creator of the famous Original Sacher-Torte, and is still privately owned by family Gurtler & Winkler. Situated in the pulsative cultural heart of Vienna, directly opposite the state opera and Albertina gallery, the hotel is just moments away from the most impressing sights of the city. High-quality materials, high-tech equipment, imposing original oil-paintings and precious furnishings in all 149 rooms and suites as well as marble bathrooms with floor heating and flat screen TV's which are integrated into the mirrors combine living tradition with a modern spirit. ... more   less 
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