About Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna Elevation173 m (568 feet)
The luxurious, renowned 5-star Hotel Imperial is set directly on the Ringstraße boulevard in the heart of Vienna and takes you back to the times of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It features exclusive hotel rooms, a gourmet restaurant and a 24-hour rooftop fitness centre with a sauna. It was inaugurated in 1873 by Emperor Francis Joseph as the Palais Württemberg. Decorated with precious antiques, silk walls and historical details, the rooms and suites of Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna offer modern comforts such as air conditioning, a sound system and an extra-large TV. Bathrobes and slippers are available in the spacious marble bathrooms. For guests of the suites, a personal butler service is available. Guests can dine in the award-winning Restaurant Opus or enjoy a classic Viennese coffee and pastries, including the famous Imperialtorte (cake), at Café Imperial. At the 1873 Hallensalon, a wide range of cocktails and other drinks, as well as live piano music, are offered. The on-site business centre comprises modern meeting rooms and elegant conference salons equipped with state-of-the-art technology. The historic and carefully restored Festsaal and Marmorsaal are an ideal location for events. The Musikverein (concert hall), site of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s New Year’s Concert, is right behind Hotel Imperial. Karlsplatz Underground Station, the State Opera, and the Kärntner Straße shopping street can be reached in a 5-minute walk.