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In the heart of Vienna

The Guesthouse Vienna revels in its brilliant city centre location right behind the Opera and the famous Albertina. It’s the perfect starting point for strollers and bon vivants. Take a walk through the immediate environs and you’ll find practically every street and lane is bursting with exquisite goods and surprising insights into Vienna past and present. Our boutique city centre hotel is the best place from which to discover, stroll around and get to grips with Vienna. 


If you travel by car we suggest to park at valet parking Kärntnerstraße which is located next to the State Opera - just a 2 minutes walk from The Guesthouse Vienna. For our hotelguests we offer a private parking service including a reduced parking fee. From 09:00 am to 05:30 pm we will park the car for you and bring it back to the hotel before your departure (09:00 am to 05:30 pm) in order to guarantee stress-free travelling.  

We also offer an airport pickup service. The driver will be waiting for you at the infopoint in the arrivals hall at the airport with a name tag and takes you to our hotel for a fixed price of EUR 59,- (E-Class) or EUR 84,- (Minivan). In the car , you will be provided refreshing still mineralwater and charging devices for your phone. To proceed with the booking we would please ask you for your exact flight details (arrival time and flight number) and a phone number, where the driver can reach you, if necessary.


For those who prefer to travel in style we've got something very special! Our Mercedes limousine is a 250 S Class and was registered for the first time in 1967. Being an oldtimer expert and enthusiast, our general manager Manfred Stallmajer found this gem and smoothly brought it back to life. The car is in original condition like when it was bought in the 70s. 

Get the incredible feeling of driving in a cosy living room - due to the super soft and comfy seats. Back then, this car was upper class - and still is today. 

Our Mercedes is available from April - October for up to 4 persons and can only be let with chauffeur service: 

Airport - Vienna                     EUR 80,-

Vienna - Airport                     EUR 80,-

Vienna - Aiport - Vienna      EUR 120,- 

City Tour 1h                             EUR 95,- 

Please book your ride at the front desk, via office@theguesthouse.at or telephone (due to availability and request, after confirmation). 

our neighbourhood

You will find us in the very heart of Vienna's old city centre, there's something to explore on every corner. Apart fromt hat, we've listed some hidden gems for you which can't be found in every travel guide.

Die Sellerie

In their charming showroom „Die Sellerie“ at Spittelberg in Vienna, the designers Patrick Bauer and Georg Leditzky curate and develop with great attention to detail a timeless and unique collection of selected home accessories, paper goods, ceramics and fine art prints from European manufacturers.


Some residential and fashion accessories of this shop in Spiegelgasse 13 reflect centuries-old traditions of solid craftsmanship. In a world of high technology, it becomes quite pleasant to be confronted with age-related quality demands.

Juwelier Köchert

The jeweler of the emperors has been an ambassador of love for more than 200 years, because there is hardly a better "language of love" than individual handmade jewellery with fine gemstones. As early as 1849, Jacob H. Köchert became the personal jeweler of Emperor Franz Joseph as K. and K. Kammerjuwelier. Sisis famous diamant stars come from the studio of the Köchert company, which is still located on the first floor of the company building on Neuer Markt. Today, as at that time, the customer is an emperor at Köchert.

EMI - the music store

This shop on Kärtner Straße 30 is a true survivor! Back in 1931, when the Columbia Graphophone Company and the Gramophone Company merged and founded EMI (Electric and Musical Industries), this place became a meeting point for music enthusiasts all over the world. 

The years went by and EMI - the music store has seen a lot of change in the music business: new labels and fusions, from the audio tape to CD and furthermore the rise of download and streaming as well as - fortunately the comeback of the vinyl. 

Finally - in 2018 EMI went back to its roots and is again known as a specialist in high-end electrical equipment. The store is a welcoming place for lovers of culture and music. Inspiring, pathbreaking and much valued because of the great and personal service.

Porcelain Manufactory Augarten

The Viennese Porcelain Manufactory was founded in 1718 and is the second oldest manufactory in Europe. As it was in the past, the “white gold” from Vienna has been lovingly moulded and shaped, glazed and painted by hand, by people who are experts in their respective crafts and thus ensure that each and every single item is unique.

loos american bar

Adolf Loos was an architectural pioneer. What many people do not know is that the Loos Bar portrays a wonderful exception to the oeuvre of the visionary, for he primarly built villas. Who is really able to sip on a White Russian or a Martini in a bar that is protected as historical monument? The guests of Loos Bar. The charm of the atmosphere, the music and the drinks make Loos Bar one of the first stops for bohemians, stars and barflies. 


According to the Kussmund team, "the difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra". From the selection of the brands, to the shop design, the wonderful concept exudes love of detail. Those who want to discover speciality beauty products, among them a fine selection of Austrian treats, are in the right place here. Everything is produces with great respect for people and nature. The shop is a fragrance universe - scented candles, bath oils and many accessories can be found here.