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Sophienalpe

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sofienalpenstrasse 13, Vienna 1140, Austria
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Debrecen, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The title is not just a joke, we were there with a group from our uni, from 2013. nov 29. - dec. 01.. The breakfast was good, but we missed the vegetables, the rooms were clean, the bathrooms too. But the cold... When we got into our rooms, we felt as we were outside: not more than 15 celsius, next... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

The surrounding of the hotel is absolutely astonishinh especially at late spring. However is some 12-15 km from the center of Vienna so you need to spend anothe 20-25 EUR to get there and eventually - back as well. The place is far from being luxury whatsoever. But it's ok if you expect to get back in 70-80's and enjoy... More

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Timisoara
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2008

We stayed 3 nights there, in the second building, some 20 feet away from the main buliding. Far from the city (12 km or 23 euros - taxi ride from the opera to the hotel). very unpleasant surroundings in the winter...Room, hmmm...old, needs to be totally refurbished. The painting (see photo...) was "astonishing", I never saw another uglier "wall deco"... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2006

we have just returned from a bus tour with travelsphere,which in cluded a 2 night stay at this hotel on b&b. we were in the 2nd annex (extention on the extention) 2 blocks behind the main building. it was certainly an eye opener,it looked as if it could do with a total refurbish, the beds were old with very soft... More

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glasgow scotland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2006

This hotel was part of a travel package organised by the travel company. We had a room there for 2 nights B&B. - evening meal was extra not bad when you have a choice of no other eating locations to hand. Our room was on the ground floor in the block next to the pool. the bathroom was badly in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2005

It wouldn't be our first choice in Vienna. Beutiful location, in the mountains, but very far from the city. The pics in Internet were too much different from the real 'fatiscente' aspect of the Hotel (old furniture, broken glasses, etc.). Very good dinner!

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Additional Information about Sophienalpe

Also Known As:
Sophienalpe Hotel
Sophienalpe Hotel Vienna
Address: Sofienalpenstrasse 13, Vienna 1140, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #337 of 367 hotels in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sophienalpe 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The chronicle of the SophienalpeThe Sophienalpe was constructed by Emperor Franz Joseph for his mother, the Duchess Sophie, as a rural summer residence and was renovated at the end of the century 1900 as the "Reststop Inn and Dairy Farm Sophienalpe“. From that time it became a popular destination of the Viennese.Formerly the Sophienalpe, situated at one of the three Viennese hills, was reached by a cable railway built some 100 years ago. It was accessed from the Rieglerhütte by a lift system, the first of its kind in the world.The hotel was the meeting place of the officers with their ladies, the lovelorn youth, the citizens and nobility but, following a major blaze, almost all the buildings, including the glass palace, were destroyed. ... more   less 
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