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Hotel de France
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Schottenring 3, Vienna 1010, Austria (Serviten Quarter)   |  
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Ranked #129 of 365 Hotels in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Istanbul, Turkey
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“so good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hi,

The hotel location is wonderful. Breakfast is delicious. But wi-fi is problem. There is time limit for wi-fi connection. You can take unlimited password. In Fact three days later. you will bore.

FitnessCenter is clean. but it is not any fresh air.

see you..

  • Stayed February 2015, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is the perfect base for a visit to Vienna. It's location is ideal and we were able to walk to many of the main tourist attractions and public transport is just a couple of minutes walk from the hotel. The hotel staff were helpful, friendly and efficient. The breakfast was amazing for both its choice and quality. Our room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We had a room with glazed windows but didn't find this a problem and the fact it was not outward facing meant we didn't hear any traffic noise at all.

  • Stayed March 2015, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is one which in its day was possibly a grand 5 star hotel once but has allowed itself to morph into a good 3 star. Nothing wrong with that as room rates reflect this at around €120 night which is what u would expect for city centre hotel of this standard

The rooms are spacious with high ceilings. Quite old fashioned but this can add to charm. One slight complaint is the tv was very small and about 30 years old!

Very good location right next to the metro station, plenty of shops and restaurants nearby and about a 15 minute stroll to the major sights of district 1.

The reception staff were great, very helpful, smiley and efficient.

Stayed April 2015, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this hotel to be at the lower end of 5 star hotels. But we had a very good deal on the price so I feel it was worth it. The room was spacious, very clean, nice bathroom. The restaurant was a bit pricey for dinner as well as the buffet breakfast which was not included in our rate. McDonalds was just down the street and lots restaurant alternatives in the area. The negative was that our room was extremely warm even though it was near freezing outside. We left the windows open day and night and finally the next night it cooled down. Our friends in the neighboring room had a normal temperature.

  • Stayed March 2015, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a scale of ten I'd give it eleven! Though not a clearly 5 star hotel - I was not too happy with the blind window and the noise insulation of the room, I have nothing but good words to say! The spot is a 10- 40 minutes walk from almost all sightseings within the 'ring' and if you are not a keen walker you can either get the tram or tube or bus right next to the hotel! There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars nearby and you can always trust the staff at the reception whose suggestions prooved excellent! The staff was extremely polite and obliging, the breakfast was very reach and the hotel-restaurant served quality cuisine. I would definately stay there again!!!

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  • Stayed April 2015, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights over the Easter break with friends, we loved the hotel. Rooms are a good size with high ceilings and the beds are comfy. Dressing area and bathroom both great. Our room was a tad warm but you can always open the window. Breakfast, wow there is defo something for everyone, smoked salmon, sushi, cheeses, meats, all the usual cooked, fresh fruits, yoghurts, cakes, breads etc etc even sparkling wine, make sure your hotel room comes with breakfast included otherwise it is 26 euros per day each. Fab brekkie. The hotel is very central and is in walking distance of all the major sites in Vienna and if you don't fancy walking there is a tube line at the end of the road. Had a great stay here

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  • Stayed April 2015, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not 5* hotel.
Elegant large building hearth of city. Very close to everyting, what You need, posicion very great.
But... The room looks like pansion. 30 years old small television, bed was not comfortabel, very similar bathroom, not special all. Style?
Wi-Fi is not working very well.
Breakfast just excellent.

  • Stayed April 2015, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel de France

Address: Schottenring 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Serviten Quarter , Alservorstadt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#72 Family Hotel in Vienna
#94 Luxury Hotel in Vienna
#98 Romantic Hotel in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel de France 5*
Number of rooms: 194
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Vienna City Hotel de France is the first address for an unparalleled holiday in Vienna, the capital of Austria. In this exclusive hotel no wish stays unfulfilled during your city trip to Vienna. The charming Hotel de France lies in Vienna’s first district right by the famous Ringstrasse, one of the most beautiful boulevards of the world. It is perfect for extensive shopping trips through Vienna. One of Vienna's landmarks the Stephans Dome - is situated in direct proximity to the hotel. Free Wi-Fi and hot buffet breakfast included. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
De France Vienna
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