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2 day stay accomodation & weather

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2 day stay accomodation & weather

We are coming to vienna in March for 2 nights. We will be arriving late Friday. Is it best to book into the airport hotel for a night? We would like to go to a dinner concert on Saturday night is it best to book a central hotel and can anyone recommend a nice small hotel. Is there any chance of snow the beginning of March. We enjoy scenery and wonder if a visit to vienna woods is worth a visit?

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1. Re: 2 day stay accomodation & weather

Before you decide about your first night hotel, determine your arrival airport.

Some airlines, especially low cost carriers arrive at what they call Vienna East.

Vienna East is actually Bratislava Airport.

This is at least one hour east of Vienna . If you arrive late, the bus and other means of transport to Vienna has often made its last transfer for the night- a taxi if you can find one who will take you to Vienna - at least 100-150 euro.

If you are arriving at Vienna International Airport- it is just a 15-30 minute transfer to Vienna City Center.

The airport hotel is expensive and a typical airport overnight place.

Reserve a hotel in the city center- confirm late arrival.

The next morning you are already in town , relaxed and ready to visit the sights.

For transfer information to the city look at the airport website

www.flughafenwien.at

Note that last Cat train leaves airport at 23:35-- Bus about 1:00 depending on destination( center city is Schwedenplatz)

Good alternative taxi direct to hotel 35 euro +-

Many good small hotels in city center- much prior discussion about them on this site - check prior posts.

Normally , we do not have much snow in March, but this winter has not really been normal.

Still I doubt snow.

I would suggest staying in the city to sight see as you have just 2 days here.

March is not the best time to visit the Vienna Woods.

If you really want to have a quick look at scenery.

Take the streetcar #38 to Grinzing- transfer to the bus 38 A - take the bus to the end station a nice ride up on the Kahlenberg with a ride through woods and a nice view if the weather is OK. Make the trip later in the afternoon.

When you return to Grinzing stop at a wine tavern ( Heurigen) for some wine and food.

You will see some of the many places as you travel along the street.

A fun time.

Enjoy your trip!

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2. Re: 2 day stay accomodation & weather

Thank you so much for your reply. Didn't know about the two airports, however we will be arriving at Vienna International. Have booked the K+K Palais Hotel.

Do you recommend the Schoenbrunn Palace Dinner concert? we aren't classical music fanatics but I have been to Salzburg to St Peters Mozart dinner concert and enjoyed it.

Very grateful for your help

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3. Re: 2 day stay accomodation & weather

The Schönbrunn Concert would be somewhat similar to the concert in Salzburg regarding style.

The setting in Salzburg is nicer but it makes a nice evening.

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