Hotel Prinz Eugen
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Prinz Eugen was 'OK'; Vienna is GREAT though!
Many of the sentiments expressed in previous reviews, I'd agree with. This hotel tries hard, but isn't as swanky as it looks on its website. The rooms are a good size (a little overheated in winter but easy to turn down radiators!) and the beds are comfortable. The staff at reception were always polite and willing to offer help. The hotel is nearly opposite the Sudbahnhof, so easy to find, and it's easy to hop on a train or tram into the centre of the city.
If you're looking for bad points, I'd say that the location isn't great - the hotel is on a main road (double glazing blocks out noise of traffic though) which isn't particularly picturesque, and is a good half an hour's walk from the centre (although the Belvedere Gardens provide a scenic route). My main gripe was with the breakfast. The first morning we got down to the 'buffet' half an hour before it shut and there wasn't much left, and the food on offer was every type of processed. The only edible comestible was the bread! Even the fruit juice was heavily watered down.
Having got that off my chest, I'd recommend the hotel for value and convenience, but not for individuality or outstanding cuisine! (Go to Cafe Sperl ten minutes stroll away, for delicious traditional meals).
Not bad but has seen better days
The positive thing about this hotel was the helpfulness of the staff, they were great. The location for someone wanting to be close to the airport connection and to travel out of the city was good but not if you want to be near the cultural heart though good public transport gets you there in a matter of minutes. I felt that the hotel had seen better days and could benefit from some refurbishment. Certainly not a 4* hotel.
This was the first hotel our tour group stayed in on a 2 week Austria/Germany tour and we were here 4 nights. It was one of the poorer hotels on the trips. The rooms seemed to be either hot and stuffy (higher floors) or very noisy (lower floors). It's close to the Belvedere Palace - so a 20 to 30 minute walk from the town center. The breakfast buffet was OK - though not as good as other places and the included dinners in the next-door restaurant were greasy - breaded and heavy - and not very good.
The staff tries hard however and it's not a bad place all in all.
I chose this hotel because it is probably the nearest one to Sudbahnhof station . It is located directly across the road from it. This road is quite busy so this hotel cannot be recommended for anyone seeking a lie in. However if you are staying in one of the rooms looking towards the city then this noise will not be a problem. If you are staying on the hotels upper floors and facing the city centre then you are in for some spectacular views. The staff here were friendly and the rooms were of a good size.Excellent public transport connections with the U1 line just a short stroll away.Their is also a chemist located next door to the hotel with a pleasant Italian owned cafe located on the other side.Generally quiet area close to the Belvedere castles.
Not a four star hotel
The good thing about this hotel is the location, very convenient for the airport connection, and it has good access to the city center and any other place of interest.
The room is below average, with furniture that saw better times and a bathroom which is too small, and the shower dangerous to tread in due to the cracks that can easily wound your feet. We stayed for a week and the carpets were never cleaned and the bathroom supplies were not always provided. One day we had the surprise of finding out that a lamp was taken from the room for no apparent reason. The hair dryer is provided with difficulty from the reception desk.
The breakfast is rich and the personnel is helpful.
Prinz Eugene pretty nice
We stayed at the Prinz Eugene Hotel in Vienna in March, 2004. I chose it because it is literally across the street from the Sudbahnhof railroad station, so it was extremely convenient to take the bus from the airport to the Sudbahnhof, stay overnight, and grab a train the next morning. The hotel has a nice lobby, and a very nice breakfash room, and a very nice breakfast was included in the price (cheese, sliced meat, muesli, scrambled eggs, breads, jams, etc.). The room itself was nice, although not overly large, with a bed and desk, closets in the wall instead of an armoire, a nice bathroom. Not luxury, but nice, maybe on the order of a Holiday Inn in the US. There must be elegant floors and non-elegant floors, to qualify for a 4 star rating; this was really an upper end 3 star, I think (except for breakfast, which was 4+!).
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