We stayed in this apartment for nearly two weeks, having chosen it from previous good reviews. If anything we found the experience even better than we anticipated from every point of view, not just the apartment itself.
The apartment itself is an excellent piece of modern architecture, very well built and designed, with an excellent disposition of rooms, furniture and fittings designed to maximise the sense of spaciousness, very good security, very good and flexible central heating and natural ventilation, really excellent and strong wifi, very good cooking cleaning and eating equipment, in short all that is needed to make visitors feel they have been welcomed into a friend's home, but at the same time one feels, and is, fully independent.
Marc was very helpful and considerate, and his briefings were very good, on both the equipment and the surrounding locality transport and shopping and eating facilities.
The location could not be better - it is quietly and interestingly and diversely residential, but there are two supermarkets within 5 minutes walk + also the Hotel and Restaurant Stefanie which offers really excellent Viennese cuisine, at a reasonable price and with excellent service, and as a bonus a collection of historical clocks and china in and around the restaurant with notes as to their history.
The Hotel Stefanie is actually the oldest in Vienna, tracing itself back to about 1600 and with the current family's ownership going back to about 1870. I think the name Stefanie was adopted in the 19th Century in deference to one of the popular figures who married into the Habsburg - the Imperial Royal - family. Also worth mentioning is the excellent Vegan Cakeshop Nicole, down the road from the apartment, in Lilienbrungasse.
The apartment is also on foot about 15 minutes easy and pleasant walk from Central Vienna, treating that as St Stephan's Cathedral, and perhaps 25 minutes walk from the Opera and that end of the Ring. There is a tram stop 2 minutes from the apartment (Number 2 tram) that takes one directlly to most destinations on the Ring, including for instance the Opera, the National Library, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Leopold Museum, and much more.
The apartment is five minutes from the Schwedenplatz, from which both U1 and U4 underground lines go directly (and connections to other U-Bahn lines and the Hauptbahnhof are good and easy).
Schwedenplatz, on the city side of the Donaukanal, and reached by walking (or catching the tram) from Lilienbrunngasse over the Marienbruecke, is a major transport hub, and is a stopping place for many long distance coaches, as well as the airport bus.
It is worth paying the three Euros at either the Opera or the Hauptbahnhof Wiener Linien Information Office, to buy the large scale transport map of Vienna that shows and enables integration of buses and trams as well as the underground, and the S-Bahn. At any U-Bahn station, including Schwedenplatz, there are excellent and user-friendly machines for buying a transport pass for 24, 48 or 72 hours, running from the date the pass is stamped in one of the validator machines as you walk into any of the U-Bahn stations.
We are looking forward to staying in the apartment again, as we find Vienna an engrossing, beautiful, and culturally and historically stimulating place to visit. We would certainly recommend the apartment to other intending visitors, very strongly.
A modern, well appointed apartment in a quiet area by the Danube Canal. Within very easy walking distance of St Stephen's Cathedral and all of the Innere Stadt. Some good local restaurants, a well stocked Spar about 200m away and a very good Saturday farmers market at Karmelitermarkt.
This city centre apartment is wonderfully positioned for visiting Vienna.It is in a quiet street close to a supermarket and local restaurants.It is modern and beautifully furnished, with everything you will need.
The centre of Vienna is 1/2 a mile.
The owner Marc was fantastic.He met us late in the evening as our flight had been delayed and showed us around the apt. Informing us of all we needed to know.
We would love to go back and can highly recommend Lilienbrunn,you won't be disappointed.
This apartment was perfect for our stay in Vienna! The location was fabulous, located in a very cool part of Vienna, close to the center, near the canal. The apartment itself is also quiet, which made it very restful. The apartment itself was spotless, with a great interior- absolutely everything you need, a very comfortable bed, and a lovely balcony. It is in a very safe area and a secure building. The apartment was also very easy to find and a short walk from the inexpensive and efficient airport bus stop. Marc, the host, was extremely responsive and helpful. I would absolutely stay here again and would recommend it to all my friends!
This apartment is fabulous - good size living space, decent size bedroom (with huge bed) lovely, powerful shower and separate toilet. There is also a balcony overlooking a quiet residential area. It was very hot during our stay but the apartment stayed quite cool which we really appreciated. The apartment is a short walk across the river from the airport bus stop (5-10 minutes) and it is very convenient for both the first district (where all the primary tourist attractions are) and Leopoldstadt where there is plenty to see and do, but because it is a bit removed from the main tourist area the restaurants and cafes are slightly quieter and you have time and space to breathe! We particularly enjoyed walking along the river, which comes alive at night, which was very close to the apartment. Given its wonderful city centre location, I was very pleasantly surprised at how quiet the location of the apartment was - and although it was on the third floor, there is a lift if you need it. It was a pleasure to stay in this apartment which we couldn't fault at all.
Great spacious apartment with every needed for a great stay. On arrival was meet by Marc fthe owner and given a full run down on the apartment even taken to the local shopping for a run down. The apartment is about a ten minute walk from the centre of Vienna but is also very close to public transport. When next in Vienna this is where I shall be staying.
Perfect location to reach the centre of the city, and very close to transport links but at the same time in a quiet area with a balcony to relax. Lovely spacious apartment with everything you need for an enjoyable stay.