4.6 out of 5

"Excellent hotel, staff and facilities. Prime convenient location " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 24 Oct 2016

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Vienna awaits you at Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Viennese City Park. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 2 spa tubs, a full-service spa, and a restaurant.

All 182 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and wired Internet. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium bedding and pillow menus welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads. Separate bathtubs and showers, espresso makers, and in-room childcare are also available.

A relaxing day at So SPA can include massages, body scrubs, and facials along with aromatherapy and mani/pedis. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness centre and sauna as well as access to bike rentals. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre, meeting rooms, and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Leopoldstadt hotel include Riesenrad and Spanish Riding School.

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£167 per night

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom ratings based on 59 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5
Excellent hotel, staff and facilities. Prime convenient location

Posted by on 24 Oct 2016

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5 out of 5

Great spot for sophisticated weekend in Vienna

Great location on river Wien. Could walk back to hotel from the bars/restaurants and high street. Museums and galleries are a little further out (about a 20 minute walk) but there are regular old-fashioned trams you can take which are a novelty. The bar on the 18th floor was our home from home, the staff were very friendly and the cocktails were fantastic. The room was very plush and the gym and spa meant that we could look after ourselves whilst away.

Posted by on 18 Nov 2015

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5 out of 5

Great experience!

Very nice, polite & caring staff! Great view from the hotel room! Very nice bar on the top floor! Thumbs up!

Posted by on 29 Jul 2015

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5 out of 5

Weekend Getaway

Superb location and rooms. Staff are friendly, bar is very nice. Spa is average. All in all very nice.

Posted by on 23 Feb 2015

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4 out of 5
Es war sehr angenehm und das Personal war sehr freundlich. Leider sind die Möbel ein bisschen abgegriffen (Leder weiss).

Posted by on 22 Oct 2017

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3 out of 5

Enttäuschend die Betten, sehr unbequem

Pros: Das Frühstücksbüffet ist reichhaltig und vielfältig. Die Aussicht beim Frühstück
Cons: Nichts. Ich suche mir ein anderes Hotel
Location: Die Lage ist nicht schlecht. Wenn mann 2 viel befahrene Strassen überquert, ist man bereits in der Nähe einer Ubahn. 5 Minuten mit Ubahn
Für das Hotel mit diesen Bewertungen erwarte ich bequeme Betten. Die Auflage der Matratze war eine Katastrophe, viel zu weich. Man kam irgendwie dadurch in Schräglage beim Liegen. Gott sei Dank war unser Aufenthalt nur für 2 Nächte. Hat uns gereicht. Zimmer hat den Charme eines Spitalzimmers. Weiss, weiss, weiss..... Zudem hätten Sie die Türe für die Toilette auch weglassen können, so hellhörig ist die. Ausserdem ist der Raum fürs WC wirklich ultra klein und eng (Flugzeugtoilette?!) Dafür ist der Empfangsbereich und die Flure vor dem Lift, dunkel und düster. Man glaubt wirklich die Rezeption habe Feierabend und niemand ist mehr anwesend. Zu dunkel eindeutig. Das Frühstücks Büffet hingegen ist top. Da bleiben keine Wünsche offen. Auch der Service ist aufmerksam und kompetent. Für uns hat diese Erfahrung für einmal gereicht. Die Schlafqualität ist doch das wichtigste.

Posted by , from Schweiz on 22 Sep 2017

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5 out of 5

great for business and pleasure

the hotel is located close to everything of interest and can be used for business and/or holidays likewise. the rooms are full of light and offer great views. the size of the rooms is perfect for single and for double occupancy. the best part of the hotel nevertheless is the efficient and extremely friendly staff.

Posted by on 4 Sep 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Oct 2017 by Director of Operations

Dear Guest, thank you for your feedback - I am glad to see that you had a great stay at Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom. I am looking forward to welcoming you again! Best regards from Vienna, Diana Ketting, Director of Operations

4 out of 5

nice hotel with wery good service

Hotel is in a good place, near to center. Rooms are not perfect but good. Our room (small suite) was totally white.. Service is amazing! They will take care off you. Skybar is nice!!

Posted by on 3 Sep 2016

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5 out of 5

Wunderschönes verlängertes Wochenende

Das Hotel ist sehr gut gelegen und verfügt über jeglichen Komfort, den man sich für einen derartigen Aufenthalt wünschen kann. Allem voran ist die sehr freundliche und zuvorkommende Bedienung hervorzuheben.

Posted by on 22 Mar 2016

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1 out of 5

5 Tage Eintauchen in eine Kulturstadt

Insgesamt haben diese Kurzferien den Erwartungen durchaus entsprochen. Es gab jedoch einige Schönheitsfehler, welche wir vor Ort vorbringen konnten. Besonders gefallen hat uns das sehr freundliche und hilfsbereite Personal: gelebte Gastfreundschaft.

Posted by on 7 Jan 2016

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About the Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom

Location Praterstrasse 1, Vienna, Vienna 1020

Property Features

Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 hot tubs, a sauna, and a fitness centre. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hr business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Spa services, a library, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom. A round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Vienna hotel.

  • 182 guestrooms or units
  • 18 levels
  • 8 conference rooms
  • Built in 2010
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access - surcharge


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Vienna (VIE-Vienna Intl.) (19.9 km / 12.3 mi)
  • Train station: Vienna Wien North Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Metro station: Nestroyplatz U-Bahn (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom offers 182 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. This individually decorated accommodation has separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with Satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Vienna's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested.A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Das LOFT – On-site fine-dining restaurant.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 hot tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site

Spa Services

So SPA has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: EUR 20 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 1 per room


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR32.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: EUR 24 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: EUR 24 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR55 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR20 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom Hotel
  • Sofitel Stephansdom Hotel
  • Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom
  • Sofitel Stephansdom
  • Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom Hotel Vienna

You should know

  • Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 11 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.