- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... rooms, but we spent our time at Schönbrunn on the palace grounds. The grounds are 480 acres of gorgeous gardens, fountains, giant hedges, and amazing statues. They also contain the worlds oldest zoo, aka animal garden, ones of the worlds most famous Gloriettes, and a hedge maze. We spent almost six hours wandering around and seeing all of it. Palaces are awesome. (Well at least they look awesome, we never actually went inside...) Though I have to say ...
... they are !!
A good day had by all and the weather even improved through the day - so that was a bonus.
Dinner tonight had an Italian theme, flowing on from Austrian the night before and Turkish before that. There is a wide variety of food outlets to feed the locals and tourists and the value for money is pretty reasonable, particularly in portion size. We have not had a bad meal yet and the local house wines have been more ...
Today we caught an early train for the hour and 1/2 trip to the small town of Melk, where we visited beautiful Melk Abbey. The train was a great experience for us. It's so quiet - no engine noise at all! We sat on the upper level which had big windows affording us good views of the lovely Austrian countryside, with it's rolling hills and little villages all looking very picturesque in the sunshine. Melk Abbey started as a castle belonging to the Babenburg Family. Then, in 1089, ...
... bar called Dots and then to the Prater. The Prater turned out to be a large amusement park filled with rides that look like they could fall apart at any moment - but it just adds to the thrill!! We went on one called "Boomerang" which had very questionable safety measures and another called "Extacy" (spelt that way) which made me regret my choice of sushi for lunch! A very fun few days, and our last in Vienna. Only 2 more nights left before flying back to ...
... settled into our very comfy armchairs, we were brought 3 amazing dishes that all had a story, then were asked to decide whether we fancied a la carte or degustation. Of course we went for the degustation, with each of us picking a different menu so that we could try it all. Then the bread trolley came. 25 different sorts of bread to choose from! Wow! For over 4 hours we continued to be amazed with everything. ...