Hotel Am Stephansplatz
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Rachel.marie.84 stayed here on Jan 16, 2014 during their trip titled: Prelude 2014 - A tour of Vienna, Austria .
Today was one of our prebooked tours, this one to the Danube Valley including a boat cruise to the Melk Abbey. We were picked up for the tour outside our apartment in a short bus which took us to the Opera where we were transferred to a bigger bus which took us to the Hauptbahnhof were we climbed aboard a third bus. Thankfully that was there final bus-by then we were beginning to rethink the whole tour!
Our tour was one given in English, French and Spanish. It would ...
... red umbrella, lots of tourists around each following an umbrella but somehow everyone seems to be organised. We walked through smart shopping areas carrying top end brand names and then went to St.Stephens Cathedral. Once again a stunning interior. We now had free time so wandered around and bought a piece of Gustav Klimt porcelain, all too soon time to return to our bus for the ...
... through into the production room the guide gave us a description of all the schnapps and liquors they make and sell here. One of them called the rocket fuel was the highlight, up to this point she had seem very sweet and nice whilst describing rocket fuel she warned us 'to only have one after two you feel like you are on f***ing mars!' she said it with such a serious face and it wasn't something we expected so we all lost it ...
I headed to St. Augustine's Church for mass. St. Augustine's is part of the Hofburg Palace, and was the coronation church and site of royal weddings for centuries. It is also home to the Crypt of Hearts, that contains the hearts of 54 members of the royal family (Eww!).
I looked up directions from the subway station, but could not find the street names I was looking for. I knew the general area I was looking for, so I began walking. It was 10:50 and service began at 11. I gave ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility