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Hotel-Pension Baronesse
Ranked #206 of 360 Hotels in Vienna
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“Excellent location”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Location was great! As is the case with most hotels easpecially the older ones in Vienna - no air conditioning. We were there for 2 night the end of July - no air conditioning and it was close to 100 degrees! Yes we are spoiled AMericans - so we were less than comfortable. We had a room that faced the street - opening the windowns meant we couln't sleep because of the noisy tram that ran until midnight just outside our window.

Room was clean but small- we had three people so we required a double bed plus a cot- very little room to move...

Room Tip: upper floor away froom street if you want to get a good night's sleep
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

If I had one word to describe this hotel it would be cheesy. The decoration is cheap and very old. Everything is very worn. The wall paper is peeling. The towels are ragged. They have no toiletries available for guests, just a large bottle of cheap soap attached to the wall like a public bathroom. There is no AC. The tv is small and not a flat screen. There is no safe. The hair dryer is burned through the plastic. The matresses were thin and uncomfortable. We chose this hotel based on the reviewers here but I'm not sure what kind of room they stayed at. I uploaded some pictures of the place. The hotel has a lot of potential unfortunately management cuts corners wherever possible. On the plus its a great location.

  • Stayed October 2012
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vancouver,bc
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We were given room 109 and it faced the front street. I got the giggles because it was so noisy and intrusive. There was no air conditioning so the window was open for air (Sept.). DO NOT stay here unless they guarantee that you are not on the front street and be prepared for a tacky room (lots of pink and crystals) where the drapes are so narrow and light they do not cover the window and block the light. I found a pair of pants from a former guest under the bed so that tells you how clean the place was. The car park is two blocks away (16 Euro a night).
The breakfast was great and the desk staff, particularly Denise, were very helpful. We took the tram to Schonbrunn from the corner and a different tram to the ring from the same corner. Denise gave us coloured computer generated instructions to major sights using the public transportation and these were very useful.

Room Tip: Be clear you do not want a room on Lange Gasse.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Marshall, TX
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

We chose this pension in Vienna because it offered a very good price with breakfast in the city, and it was close to a tram spot. We were very pleased with everything!

Our tram stop (Lange Grasse) was 1/2 block from the Pension. At this particular stop, you may choose two routes. The trams are fast and easy to use. We even used them to get back to the train station...with luggage!

PROS: comfortable, large room with huge windows and old-world charm. Double doors and double windows helped us sleep well. A well-laid breakfast with an excellent coffee machine (6 choices!). Pleasant welcoming staff who remembered us and offered good directions and tips. The charm of staying in a 1902 building that has been modernized but retains all its beautiful charm.

CONS: Vienna is a busy city. Expect noise. But we slept well each night!

We would stay here again!

Room Tip: I'm sure any request would be met with their best effort to assist you!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

This pension is near the tram stop that brings you to inner ring and the subway. The room is big and clean. We were place in a modern room without carpet overlooking Langegasse (113) it was a little bit noisy because of the tram and the bar next the pension but we slept well. The breakfast was excellent and one of the best of our trip from Berlin to Budapest.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

This hotel does not have many facilities, however anything that it is offering is pretty good. There is only breakfast served and if you wish to have a coffee or any beverage or snack at a later point you would have to go somewhere outdoors and get it. There are a few supermarkets and coffee shops nearby that solve this issue though. The staff is friendly and the rooms are spacey and clean. I stayed in a double classic room and I really liked the ivory furniture and decoration. If you don't require much of a room service or the facilities and spaces of a grand hotel, then this one would make your stay more than pleasant.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

We spent 6 nights in this wonderful "pension" in August, 2012.
We stayed in a traditionally furnished room overlooking Langegasse (which was NOT too noisy for us).
The property is a charming slice of "old Vienna", complete with central, lift (elevator), surrounded by a winding metal staircase.
Our room was larger than I'd expected (for a European hotel).
The hotel was very clean.
Breakfast buffet was MORE than adequate,
but the real winners here were the front desk staff, who were MOST knowledgable, courteous, friendly, and helpful, no matter what we requested.
A great place to stay in Vienna (The ""Ring" is two stops away on the 42 and 43 trams from the next corner. The #5 tram stops right by the hotel-- direct from WestBahnhof on one end and the Prater at the other).

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Hotel-Pension Baronesse
Address: Lange Gasse 61, Vienna 1080, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Josefstadt , Alservorstadt
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#116 Business Hotel in Vienna
#144 Luxury Hotel in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel-Pension Baronesse 4*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether it is a conference, a business trip, a sightseeing tour or you are looking for the one special place to withdraw from the hubbub of a cosmopolitan city. Enjoy the relaxation of an elegant atmosphere full of Vienna charm together with discreet and individual comfort. Baronesse is where guests feel at home. Aviano and Baronesse are a symbiosis of Vienna tradition and spirit of the times. Our 4-star pension which has been managed as a family business for decades has long been established as a stylish secret tip in Vienna. ... more   less 
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