Three Luxury Hotels in Vienna Near the Opera House

Hotel Bristol
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Established in 1894, the Bristol Hotel has preserved its unparalleled character in a luxurious atmosphere rich in culture. Vienna's only fin de si├Ęcle hotel, located in the heart of Vienna close to the renowned State Opera, located next to an indoor shopping mall, and only five minutes away from the train station. The famous sights in the city are reachable by a few minutes walk. Amenities provided in each room include air conditioning, electric shades, soundproof windows, TV with cable and satellite programs, direct-dial telephones, safe, and minibar.

The hotel guests can choose from the luxury restaurants in the area.  These include Korso, the award-winning restaurant that features classic Viennese and continental cuisine together with  musical entertainment at night; Sirk Restaurant offers international specialties, notable for its Opera suppers; the American Bar; and Cafe Sirk.

Opera enthusiasts can avail theater ticket service, concierge, chauffeured limousine service. Health buffs can get complimentary access to nearby health club. The Bristol Club rooms has a fully equipped VI.P. Lounge and Business Center, which offers secretarial service, facsimile outlets, phone access, ISTN line, a fireplace, library, private boardrooms, and large meeting rooms. The Hotel Bristol is among the Best Business Hotels of Western Europe.

Hotel Imperial
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Located at the center of Vienna and near the Opera house, the Imperial, while looking grand from the outside, is in fact a warm welcoming hotel. Constructed in 1867 as the residence of the Duke of Wurttemberg, and in 1873, it was transformed into a hotel. To date, it is still the official residence for state visits and host to celebrities and personalities worldwide. The public rooms are spacious,  the accommodations elegant and roomy.

Some famous dining spots in the area include Restaurant Imperial Vienna, Bar Maria Theresia, Cafe Imperial with piano performances daily.  Get a chance to taste their Imperial Torte, the hotel's own specialty cake, which is also available for delivery worldwide.

Hotel Sacher, Vienna
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The Hotel Sacher was built in 1876 in the center of Vienna, opposite the Opera House. It is a favorite rendezvous for Vienna's artists, high society, and political personalities. Guest rooms have silk wall coverings, rich floor carpets, authentic baroque pieces of furniture and original artworks by 19th-century master painters and artists.

For a Viennese luxury dining experience, guests can go to the gourmet restaurant Anna Sacher. The Rote Bar is another dining place worth checkin out.  Guests enjoy dining at the terrace during summertime and listening to piano music in the evening. For sampling other local specialties, Rustic Sacher Stockl is the place to be where you can also listen to zither music in the evening.