Travel Blogs from Vienna
... tending to order an expresso now and Alison has taken to "melange", a medium sized cup with some frothed milk. we had a strudel with a vanilla sauce, light and glorious.
After a stroll around the Hoffburg and Rathaus we stopped at a small bar which was much more authentic Austrian fare. Lee assured us that there was a law against not eating schnizel in Wien and, as he is a lawyer, we took his word for it. It turned out ...
... to what we would expect in Australia. The conductor was Alfred Eschwe and the orchestra was absolutely sharp and had enormous nuance. I am sure that a Melbourne audience would have gone wild at a performance like this, but here they seemed to think it was just par.
This was an operetta and it seemed to me that the performers were actors that could sing. The acting was excellent. Great commedy, lots of running gags, each ...
We had a choice today of two walking tours and we chose the Imperial Architecture Tour which meant we walked through Old Vienna, The Graben District, and the Hofburg Palace Inner Courtyards. Afterwards we visited St. Stephen's Cathedral (called Stephansdom in German) and had a guided tour there too.
For lunch, Gary and I went to Café Sacher which is most famous for its chocolate tortes but by the time we finished our lunch, we had no appetite for ...
... the palace, we met in the main city centre and we were given a smartguide, which is the new product/service that our prof has developed. Essentially it is a tablet with tons of information loaded on it about Vienna so you can explore the city on your own. It was kind of cool to be his guinea pigs for the project and test it out. We spent a few hours walking around the city on our own, however a few of us got kind of bored ...
Hill and I arrived back in Vienna, checked in at our hostel and immediately went to go find food. Since it was Sunday I knew most places would be closed so we were on the prowl. We luckily found this little Italian restaurant and had the most delicious pizzas.
Back at the hostel, we both had a pretty restless sleep. We were in a four-person room with one other roommate. I dont think this girl spoke any english as she never said one word to us even though we ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Odeon Vienna
Other places to stay in Vienna
Meidling, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $109
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $267
- Very Grand indeed!
- Wow, What a hotel!
Landstraße, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $179
- Couldn't be better
- Looks better inside !
- Absolutely no complaints
Landstraße, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Very Nice Stay
- An excellent hotel!
- Good hotel with average location
Einfahrtstrasse 1- 3, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- It was ok
- Convient location/ not bad hotel..good food
- Good but spartan
Rudolfsheim - Fünfhaus, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Weißgerber, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $173
- Why Do American Hotel Chains Always Give the Worst Service in Europe?
- Nicely Appointed
- No complaints at the Hilton Vienna
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $176
- Fantastic Christmas stay!!!
- Nice but with quirks.
- Luxury hotel, friendly staff, 5* Location
Donaustadt, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Josefstadt, Vienna | 2 star hotelfrom $117
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- Good location but tacky hotel
- OK but no charm
- Excellent stay
Döbling, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Leopoldstadt, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $112
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $153
- Very nice, good location on the Ring
- Rather disappointing
Leopoldstadt, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Late fall excursions are wonderful!
- It was ok
- We had a pretty pleasant stay
Margareten, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Good Choice for Budget Travellers
- Accomodating Service, Good Location
- Hotel is OK, but some problems.
Hietzing, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Rudolfsheim - Fünfhaus, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $193
- Top Class Hotel
- Great location, wonderful city
- Second time here
Donaustadt, Vienna | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Landstraße, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Schottenfeld, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Alservorstadt, Vienna | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Nice, quite grand hotel
- Hotel de France was wonderful!
- Decent hotel, great location
Leopoldstadt, Vienna | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Leopoldstadt, Vienna | 3 star hotelfrom $83
Innere Stadt, Vienna | 5 star hotelfrom $199