The Ring, Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vienna
1 January Hi, all, We hope you all had a great Christmas. Ours was wonderful but unusual. Unusual in that we didn't have any of the close friends and family around whom we normally see. Wonderful in that we had our friends Ron and Lyn Klug with us for a white Christmas in this fairytale of a city. Here is some more information about our time here. …
... The doors to the cubicles were see through glass… I was a bit concerned but as soon as you close the door and lock it, the glass goes frosty and opaque! Very cool.
As we wandered down the street we rounded the corner to find a pleasant surprise. We got a beautiful view of St Stephen’s Cathedral which is the mother church of Roman Catholics and home of the Cardinal of Vienna. More than 800 years old, it is famous for multi-colour ...
... which was the setting for our campsite. As we pitched our tent, the owner of he campsite apologized about the state of the grass. We later realized that this was one of the places flooded by the Danube river only in June. The campsite and surrounding buildings were totally flooded (over 4 meters water), but remarkably in working condition in early September. Finally, Vienna, an opulent city filled with museums, baroque buildings and palaces, home to ...
... hall, and many more. The Chinese decor influence was apparent in a couple of the rooms. And there was a million room - the most valuable room walled in rosewood and cost 1.5m euro back then. A tapestry room - admittedly HUGE tapestrys that took 25 years to complete (we all have a few in the box that we have time to complete?). We did see a replica of the bedroom where Maria Teresia often received people on her bed. It ...
This was a bit more laid back day. Kids slept until 9:30, been on the go a lot and they needed some down time. We left the hotel around noon, had lunch at a pizzeria nearby. Got on the Uban and headed to the Schonbrunn Palace. That was quite the place... Acres of landscaped gardens, greenhouses, even a zoo and of course, the Palace itself. We wandered leisurely through the gardens and got to the Palace to find that the next ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility