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Praterstrasse 1, Vienna 1020 Austria
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 05/14/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 05/14/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#61 of 385 hotels in Vienna
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SO/ VIENNA is centrally located in downtown, which today has a thriving creative scene. The hotel boasts spectacular views of the inner city and the St. Stephens cathedral. In front of the hotel you have prime access to the Donaukanal, a popular stretch along the river that attracts sun-hungry locals in the summer. Take a walk along the water and discover an exciting mix of art, culture and eateries. Your stroll takes you past the sights in the Old Town and the docks of the Twin City Liner - a speed boat to Bratislava. All rooms feature breathtaking uninterrupted views over the city of Vienna, 40" HD TV, Sofitel MyBed, Hermès Bath Amenities, Rain Shower, Bathtub, Nespresso Coffee & Tea, complimentary Mini-bar, BOSE Sound System & Air Play, SO Yoga Kit. All rooms feature a monochromatic design in white, black or grey with a touch of Viennes art pieces.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Wifi
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Rooftop bar
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Bosnian and 11 more
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Jackie M wrote a review Mar 2021
11 contributions12 helpful votes
If you are looking for the most romantic place, this is!!! Breathtaking view from the room, so comfortable & spacious room, modern bathroom, excellent service. What makes this place so special is the loft & the best breakfast ever had!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Christian Klaus, Sonstige at SO/ VIENNA
Responded Mar 20, 2021
Dear maureljc, Thank you very much for sharing your positive feedback about your stay at SO/ Vienna! We are happy that you spent a pleasant moment with us enjoying the modern room design and our breakfast. Your nice words are very much appreciated. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon with us! Kind regards, Christian E. Klaus, General Manager SO/ Vienna
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SteveMc121960 wrote a review Mar 2020
Braintree, United Kingdom23 contributions36 helpful votes
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Hotel's Favorite
Arrived on 5th March. We had booked a white suite. Room was on 14th floor woth great views over the north of the city overlooking the fairground. The concierge got us 2 amazing tickets for Turandot at the Stadsoper despite them being sold out online for the one show on the evening of our arrival. Wasn’t cheap, but worth it. The Das Loft is amazing for breakfast and the house music on Friday night was good. The staff were all lovely and our room spotless. (It was white and any marks will show) Bed very comfortable. Vienna is a beautiful city. This hotel is well worth staying at. We wanted to eat out. The staff told us to try Figl Muller. Great advice. Would absolutely go back. I have posted views from room and Das Loft.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from SOGeneralManager, Geschäftsführer at SO/ VIENNA
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Dear SteveMc121960, Thank you for sharing your excellent feedback! We are very glad to read that you spent a wonderful time at SO/ Vienna enjoying the modern room design and the spectacular view of the city. Your nice words are very much appreciated and I have shared them with the team, of course. Our City Guru team is always at your disposal for organizing your guest's stay and offer them various possibilities to discover Vienna We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon with us. Kind regards, Peter Katusak-Huzsvar General Manager SO/ Vienna
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gst0101ATS wrote a review Feb 2021
Munich, Germany20 contributions23 helpful votes
Arriving in an empty hotel is very unusual, but it is the difficult reality now. I was greeted warmly and friendly, the room was prepared and check in was very smooth. I had a beautiful room overlooking the city with a welcome greeting from management. For my business meeting everything was perfectly arranged and catered for. Unfortunately I could not enjoy the highlight of the hotel - the loft restaurant on the top floor which boasts stunning views over the city, and normally exquisite food and great drinks and music. Breakfast through roomservice was equally good, as expected and check out and departure friendly and efficient as always. I hope business will be better for this and all other hotels and restaurants. Until then stay safe, SO/ Vienna. Thank you
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Christian Klaus, Sonstige at SO/ VIENNA
Responded Feb 16, 2021
Dear gst0101ATS, Thank you very much for sharing your positive feedback! I am delighted that you spent a wonderful stay with us enjoying our meeting facilities and the beautiful city view. Your nice nice words about our friendly and welcoming service are very much appreciated. We are looking forward to seeing you soon again at SO/ Vienna, stay safe! Kind regards, Christian Klaus General Manager SO/ Vienna
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Lucas L wrote a review Sep 2020
Basel, Switzerland10 contributions10 helpful votes
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Very designed and stylish hotel, big and well equipped room which provides amazing views over Vienna, excellent dinner/drinks and lovely staff at Das Loft!!! Area for improvement: the staff of front desk are really cold Disappointing: spa shutdown due to Covid-19, whereas other hotels kept theirs open at the same time
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Christian Klaus, Sonstige at SO/ VIENNA
Responded Sep 10, 2020
Dear 376lucasl, Thank you for your positive feedback! We are delighted that you fully enjoyed the room's facilities and our services, especially at our Das LOFT bar. Your nice words are very much appreciated and have been shared with the team. However, I regret the welcome you experienced at our reception. Our Just Say SO Manager has been informed and will review your comment with his team. Please accept our apologies. Indeed, we decided to keep our spa closed after the reopening in June due to a low demand in summer. (Massages and treatments were available with a reservation until 24h in advance.) We will now reopen our wellness area this Saturday September 12th. Our spa team is looking forward to prepare our guests a relaxing moment again. We hope to welcome you back soon at SO/ Vienna. Kind regards, Christian Klaus General Manager SO/ Vienna
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Celia B wrote a review Aug 2020
19 contributions38 helpful votes
Fabulous hotel with possibly the best views of Vienna. The breakfast was fantastic, offering both “à la carte” and buffet. The bar is also very cool at night. Rooms are of a high standard, very clean and design. The bed was incredibly comfortable. However, the lobby is not as clean and comfortable as you might expect it to be in a 5-star hotel. This is of course an amazing place to stay and I would indeed recommend it, but I have seen better 5-star hotels for the same price.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from SO Vienna Management, Sonstige at SO/ VIENNA
Responded Aug 5, 2020
Dear celiabL9362CS, Thank you for your positive review! We are glad that you had a pleasant stay at SO/ Vienna enyjoing our breakfast and the room facilities. Besides, we appreciate your recommendation. However we regret your feedback about our lobby. Our SO Neat & Tidy team will look into this matter and intensify the cleaning procedures in order to keep this area inviting. Nevertheless, we hope to welcome you back soon with us. Kind regards, SO/ Vienna Management
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PRICE RANGE
$230 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about SO/ VIENNA
Which popular attractions are close to SO/ VIENNA?
Nearby attractions include Church of the Jesuits (0.3 miles), Dominican Church (0.3 miles), and Vienna Nights Pub Crawl (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at SO/ VIENNA?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at SO/ VIENNA?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at SO/ VIENNA?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at SO/ VIENNA?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to SO/ VIENNA?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fenster Café, ef16 Restaurant, and Vinothek W-Einkehr.
Are there opportunities to exercise at SO/ VIENNA?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Does SO/ VIENNA have an airport shuttle?
Yes, SO/ VIENNA offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is SO/ VIENNA located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Vienna.
Are any cleaning services offered at SO/ VIENNA?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at SO/ VIENNA?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.