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Welcome to Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna


Home to such iconic classical composers as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Strauss, Vienna boasts more than 50 theaters and opera houses. The Vienna waltz originated here and its centuries-old spirit still permeates the city's dancehalls. Our expert concierge and butlers attend to all wishes and desires before they are expressed, such as having a hand-ironed newspaper delivered bedside with morning tea. Tastefully furnished with precious, authentic antiques, walls cocooned in jewel-toned silk, and bathrooms made of marble, our 79 rooms and 59 suites blend the timeless elegance of 19th Century Vienna with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities. Voted amongst Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels in the World in 2022 and earning the Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award 2022, our renowned hotel awaits with a matchless experience.

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Immerse Yourself in Our Hotel’s History

150 Years of Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna

Originally built as a private residence of Duke Philipp of Württemberg, the Palais on Vienna’s Ring Boulevard was transformed into the Hotel Imperial for the Vienna World’s Fair and was ceremoniously opened on April 28, 1873. This year marks the 150th anniversary of our hotel, and with it the exceptional opportunity to experience a truly Viennese institution.

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A Princely Palace

The sumptuous surroundings of the Luxury Collection Hotel in Vienna were originally created in 1863 as the Vienna residence of the Prince of Wuerttemberg. They were transformed into the Hotel Imperial for the Vienna World's Fair in 1873.


19th Century Romance

The interior furnishings of the Hotel Imperial subtly showcase the 19th century romance of Vienna with pristine marble, hand-carved statues, and dazzling crystal chandeliers.

Belle Etage

The Royal Staircase

Inside the lobby, the Royal Staircase leading up to the suites and rooms is illuminated by magnificent chandeliers that sparkle and shine from high stucco ceilings imbued with aristocratic flair.

City View - Hotel Imperial Vienna

Views of Vienna

Private balconies offer splendid views of the roofs and spires of old Vienna — the perfect introduction to your stay in this remarkable city.

Imperial Hospitality

Become a prince or a princess once in a lifetime – at Hotel Imperial Vienna, your dream can become a luxurious stay! Just as in bygone days, the Imperial Hotel in Vienna offers supreme luxury and a memorable historic setting for official state visits, international conferences, diplomatic meetings and glittering social occasions. Top celebrities, monarchs and members of royal families have all passed through our legendary revolving door. And of course we also offer butler service – a memorable experience, Viennese charm included!

Royal Suite - Bedroom

Rooms & Suites


2022 Trip Advisor Best of the Best
2022 Trip Advisor Best of the Best

Royal Service

The Imperial Hotel in Vienna has established a reputation the world over as a byword for discretion and impeccable service.

Champagner brunch

The Luxury Collection Concierge

There are three Clefs d’Or concierges in the Hotel Imperial team. These essential golden keys are the epitome of superior customer service, guaranteeing that our guests are looked after to perfection. Our head Luxury Collection concierge Manfred Grassauer is proudly wearing “Les Clefs d’Or”, the gilt insignia of the celebrated international association of concierges.

Imperial Torte

Imperial Torte

Probably the sweetest Viennese tradition. The cake was created to mark the opening of the Hotel Imperial and in honour of Emperor Franz Josef I. Of course the recipe is a well-kept secret to this day.

Sisi Suite

Pets at Hotel Imperial

We permit one dog (36kg/80lbs) per room and provide the following amenities for their comfort: a dog bowl, bed and mat, and a Pet Welcome Kit. Guests are required to sign a liability waiver at check-in and a one time fee of € 50 and € 20 for each additional night for the cleaning fee will apply. Please note that we do not permit pets in the hotel's meeting rooms and in the restaurant Opus.

Delight All the Senses

Catering to your individual wishes is our top priority, whether at the Café Imperial Wien, the exclusive Restaurant OPUS, or in our elegant banquet rooms, magnificent halls or suites. The magnificent Imperial Bar is the hotel’s centerpiece. Today concerts and lavish celebrations are held where horse-drawn carriages once entered the palace in imperial times.

Imperial Torte

Probably the sweetest Viennese tradition. The cake was created to mark the opening of the Hotel Imperial and in honour of Emperor Franz Josef I. Of course the recipe is a well-kept secret to this day.

Imperial Torte

The Perfect Gift for Every Occasion

A romantic dinner for two, an exquisite Afternoon Tea or Champagne brunch in an atmosphere rich in history and splendor, or an unforgettable stay in one of our luxurious suites – a Hotel Imperial Vienna gift voucher is always the right choice. We also offer the option of print@home vouchers for last minute presents.

Afternoon Tea


Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna

Kaerntner Ring 16, Vienna, Austria, 1015

Tel: +43 1-501100
Distance from Property: 16 KM
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Airport Shuttle: €60
Alternate Airport Transportation

Private Car Transfer


Private Car Service

Limousine/Van Service


Bus Station

Vienna International Busterminal

Subway Station


Train Station

City View
We Care About the Environment

All guests that show their train ticket upon arrival receive an additional bottle of mineral water on their room.


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

Contact Us

General Manager

Mario Habicher

Tel: +43 1 501 10 0

Reservations Department
Café Imperial & Restaurant Opus

Tel: +43 1 501 10 389

Café Imperial Wien Email:
Restaurant OPUS Email:

Imperial Bar Wien
Marketing & Public Relations

Daniela Stoppel

Tel: +43 1 501 10 425



Tel: +43 1 501 10 0


Imperial Torte

Tel: +43 1 501 10 313


Web Shop:


Jana Haladova

Tel: +43 1 501 10 486



Tel: +43 1 501 10 416


Groups & Events

Tel: +43 1 501 10 6400


Property Details


Fitness Center

24 Hour Room Service

Daily Housekeeping

Turndown Service

Meeting Space

Gift Shop

Dry Cleaning Service


Room Service

Wake up Calls

Service Request

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

Pets 18 kg max allowed: EUR 50 one time fee plus EUR 20 for additional nights

Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: €50

Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Night: €20

Maximum Pet Weight: 18kgs

Off-Site Parking


Policies and Payments

Accepts: Cash, Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments



Concierge desk service

Currency Exchange

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
German, English, Russian, French, Italian

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +43 1-501100

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Bathtub Grab Rails

Closed Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Austrian eco-label Certified


Carbon Footprint: 20.47 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 759.88 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna