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Paavel Liik
Paavel Liik

Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel

Discover our City Garden to enjoy delicious BBQ specialties in summer and local hot wine and roasted almonds in winter.

A converted 1850s military riding school, the neoclassical Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel is a stylish mix of tradition and contemporary design. Our hotel is perfect for business or vacation travelers, both of whom will enjoy our in-lobby library and bar as well as our City Garden, which has BBQs in the summer and serves warm roasted almonds and mulled wine in the winter. You can sample more classic Viennese fare in our sumptuous Arsenal restaurant all year round. With our central location in Vienna, there is much to see and do right outside our door, and our on-site Navigator Tanja is here to help you discover the best way to experience this magical city.

The amenities

  • Plush bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • VIP Meeting Rooms
  • Indoor Pool with Outdoor Garden Area
  • Outdoor Patio with Seasonal Live Music
  • Imperial Club Lounge
  • Fitness/Sauna Areas
  • Seasonal Outdoor BBQ
Full hotel details

Marco Serra

Treat yourself to some delicious Italian paninis at this fabulous Italian place just around the corner.
Marco Serra just newly opened his restaurant around the corner from the hotel. If you are looking from some little Italian delicacies you will love this spot. Make sure to check out the special events they offer like their Sicily evening, wine tasting, and cooking classes. For coffee lovers: go and try their mouthwatering homemade tiramisu.
Address:Ungargasse 53, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 676 4944829


Do you like cheese? Enjoy some homemade delicacies and bring them home.
This amazing concept store offers you the best of two worlds. Enjoy their homemade products (mostly cheese) at the restaurant and pick it up later on at the counter and bring it home. Mr. Lingenhel's philosophy is centered on local products with the best ingredients. Other offerings include delicious locally made sausages.
Address:Landstrasser Hauptstrasse 74, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 710156640


Enjoy this trendy bar in the heart of Vienna; it's a perfect spot to unwind or to celebrate.
Kleinod is located in the heart of Vienna and is the perfect spot for cocktail enthusiasts to rediscover their favorite drinks. All syrups for the drinks are homemade and therefore have their own unique taste. During summertime you can relax in the classical "Schanigarten" or enjoy swing music from the 20s inside the bar.
Address:Singerstrasse 7, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 5120325

Blue Mustard

The Armenian owner's vision is to implement designs from Dubai in a local Viennese way - intrigued?
Ready for some fun? Head to Blue Mustard and enjoy some great drinks in an electric atmosphere. While the menu offers lots of different drinks and cocktails make sure to also try out their cuisine. You will find something from every corner of the world on their menu. And if you like chocolate make sure to try our their "Josef Zotter" Cocktail. Tastes like chocolate heaven on earth.
Address:Doorotheergasse 6-8, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 934 6705


In the mood for some perfectly grilled steaks with a glass of wine from their own winery? Artners if your place.
Artner is a family-owned vineyard which opened two local restaurants in Vienna. If you like steaks you are definitely going to love it there. Artners also always offers some great vegetarian options. Enjoy a wonderful dinner in the heart of Vienna with some local wine and food in a very modern atmosphere.
Address:Franziskanerplatz 5, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 503 5034

Die Vermischte Warenhandlung

Step into this decorators' heaven and find all kinds of different things to bring home from Vienna.
Located in the heart of the city center, the "Vermischte Warenhandlung" offers all kinds of different decorating items. Here you will find items to commemorate your trip to Vienna. Be sure to look out for the shop's eclectic seasonal offerings.
Address:Weihburggasse 16, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 512 88 53


The museum shows furniture, glass, china, silver, and textiles from the Middle Ages to the present day.
The MAK (Museum for Applied Arts) displays all kinds of different design products which were built starting from the Middles Ages until today. There is now a permanent Asian exhibition which displays Chinese porcelain and different Japanese items.
Address:Stubenring 5, Vienna, 1010
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Museum of Military History

A collection portraying the history of Austrian military is one of the major highlights here, as is the impressive structure housing it.
The Museum of Military History lies outside central Vienna and was designed by Theophil Hansen and Ludwig Förster. After the revolution of 1848, Emperor Franz Joseph I built the Arsenal to prevent Vienna's common people getting arms to fight the authorities. Today, visitors to the Arsenal can find a collection of historical memorabilia, arms, flags, uniforms and paintings of battles. These trophies give an overview of the development of Austrian military life since the beginning of the 17th Century.
Address:Arsenalstrasse, Objekt 1, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 795610


Homemade Austrian specialties feature in a Mediterranean-inspired menu enhanced by regional wines and an intimate atmosphere.
Georgia Höllwart and Andreas Huber play the hospitable hosts at Huber's. The restaurant features authentic Austrian cuisine with Mediterranean influences by way of the monthly evolving menu. Subject to season, daily specials include pork medallions, beef broth, tortellini with spinach and ricotta, and lasagna. The meal is accompanied with a bottle of thoughtfully-selected fine wine, or draft beer and spirits on offer. "Seafood Fridays" draw the crowds into an ambiance that exudes a charming at-home vibe.
Address:11 Rennweg, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 718 0110


Aromatic, coconut-oil-based soaps are StoBa's labor of love. The organic creations display excellent craftsmanship and scientific know-how.
Take some time out of your Viennese itinerary to accommodate some TLC. Head to StoBa in the 3rd District where soap-making is a sublime art. Owners Sonja Baldauf and Wladyslaw Stopa have been handcrafting soaps from scratch since late 2006 and pride themselves on their traditional recipe that dates back to 1895. Prime ingredient coconut oil amalgamates with essential oils and natural scents to create 100-percent natural products, minus traces of artificial agents and preservatives. The aromatic array features floral, earthy, fruity and fresh fragrances to suit every aesthetic sense.
Address:6 Hintzerstraße, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 715 3171

Cafe Frauenhuber

It is the oldest coffeehouse in Vienna. A recommendation from us: try a piece of plumstrudel – tastes like heaven.
You want to go where the Viennese charm is? Then visit the oldest coffeehouse in Vienna. Mozart's last public performance took place here on March 4th, 1791.
Address:Himmelpfortgasse 6, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 5125353
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Vienna International Center

Learn about human rights as you tour this exclusive facility.
Address:5 Wagramer Strasse, Vienna, 1220
phone:+43 1 26 060

Stephansdom Catacombs

Check out what lies beneath the historic city of Vienna by visiting these eerie catacombs.
Address:1 Stephansplatz, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 51552 3054
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This award-winning eatery breathes new life into traditional Austrian cuisine with its low carb and low fat dishes that are high on flavor.
Address:10 Stubenbastei, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 512 1172

Bastei Beisl

Illustrious guests like president Jimmy Carter have dined at this cozy bistro; come here for the traditional Viennese cuisine and decor.
Address:10 Stubenbastei, Ecke Jakobergasse, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 512 4319


Everything is right at the Labstelle on Lugeck in the 1st district – from the cuisine to the design.
This new restaurant has been styled right down to the smallest detail. The cuisine is also far from average. The focus is on regional Austrian food. Traditional dishes are served, but are prepared extremely creatively. All products come from the area around Vienna. The ambience of the Labstelle knows how to impress: the guest garden is located along a passageway between Lugeck and Wollzeile.
Address:Lugeck 6, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 236 21 22
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Rosnovskyundco is a typical Viennese inn in a fresh design, which looks back on a long tradition.
Marketing professional Andreas Ebenhöchwimmer has invested months into the stylish restoration and adaptation of this 50 guest gem to fulfill his dream of owning a restaurant.
Address:Buchfeldgasse 10, 1080
phone:+43 1 4032520
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In the mood for some delicious homemade soup and salads? You found your spot at Hidden Kitchen.
The Hidden Kitchen is the perfect place to come for an enjoyable meal. The charming establishment offers an endless array of delicious quiches and sweets.
Address:Invalidenstrasse 19, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 2768398
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Sisi Vienna

Dress up like Empress Sisi.
Mix and match turn of the century accessories and shoes with unique designs inspired by Empress Elizabeth of Hungary at Sisi Vienna.
Address:Annagasse 11, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 513 0518

The Vienna Store

Extraordinary souvenirs in the heart of Vienna.
As its name suggests, The Vienna Store is teeming with Vienna-related souvenirs and gifts. Located in 1st District, this shop is your best bet for finding something off-beat and unique. Peruse their selection of glassware and dinnerware, porcelain tea sets, games, toys, books, and travel guides.
Address:Herrengasse 6, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 535 0141

Haus der Musik

Learn more about the City of Music.
Take yourself on a musical journey in Vienna's singular Museum of Sound. Observe the great composers, look over their shoulders as they work, discover the greatest musicians of our time, and look at the musical future.
Address:Seilerstätte 30, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 5134850

Kaisergruft - Imperial Crypt

Travel back in time and visit the final resting place of the Habsburg family.
The Imperial Crypt is intended for members of Austria’s former Habsburg dynasty, who have been laid to rest in the crypt since 1633.149 Habsburgs, including 12 emperors as well as 19 empresses and queens, have their final resting place here. Visit the magnificent double sarcophagus of Maria Theresia and her husband, Emperor Franz I or the tomb of Empress Elizabeth.
Address:Tegetthoffstrasse 2, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 512685316


Nestled in the Palais Ferstel shopping arcade, Xocolat promises a decadent experience for chocolate connoisseurs.
Sample their exquisite selection of truffles, pralines, chocolate bars and spreads and pack an assortment gift box for an indulgent souvenir.
Address:Freyung 2, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 535 43 63
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Heuer am Karlsplatz

Enjoy some of Berlin's best burgers while eating al fresco at trendy burger bar Heuer am Karlsplatz.
If you're looking for one of the best burgers in Vienna, look no further than Heuer am Karlsplatz in the city's 4th district. Delectable fusion cuisine ranging from Aegean to Asiatic can be found throughout their tasty burger creations, in addition to some specialty cocktails. Be on the lookout for one of Heuer's understated accouterments
Address:Treitlstrasse 2, Vienna, 1040
phone:+43 1 890 0590

Joseph Bakery Patisserie Bistro

Enjoy some delicious homemade pastries and snacks at the newly opened Joseph.
The warm, inviting interior lets guests unwind while sampling a wide range of freshly baked breads various other delicious things.
Address:Landstrasser Hauptstrasse 4, Vienna, 1030
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Elite businessmen can find a wide selection of shirts, leather bags, handmade shoes and accessories at Dantendorfer.
Dantendorfer is known for its stock of office-wear. So if you plan a business/leisure vacation in Vienna, you know where to head for smart business attire.
Address:Weihburggasse 9, Vienna, 1010
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Puff - The Bar

Puff is a cocktail bar that has transformed this location into a chic space.
Sip on one of their signature drinks like the Flower Toni, London Buck and Duke's Earl Grey.
Address:Girardigasse 10, Vienna, 1060
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Kruger's American Bar

This venerable post-dinner spot in the heart of Vienna is the oldest cocktail bar in the city, dating back to the 1920s.
There's definitely something to be said for its old-world charm, style and class. Martinis and top-shelf brandies and Scotch can be ordered from the comfort of a leather armchair and the dark-wood panelling of the room is straight out of a Mayfair men's club. There's even a separate smokers' lounge where you can puff away to your heart's content on cigarettes and imported cigars.
Address:Krugerstrasse 5, Vienna, 1010
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Bockshorn Irish Pub

Bockshorn is the oldest Irish Pub in Vienna. You’ll find a lively pub atmosphere with great beer, pub grub, and music.
Just behind St. Stephen's Cathedral you can discover Bockshorn Irish Pub, which offers a great variety of beer from around the world.
Address:Naglergasse 7, Vienna, 1010
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The Zuckerlwerkstatt

In this traditional candy factory lots of different Austrian silk candies are produced.
For all those with a sweet tooth out there you absolutely can't miss Zuckerlwerkstatt. Zuckerlwerkstatt literally means "Sugar Workshop." In the viewing kitchen, visitors can watch over the confectioners' shoulders while they work and get an insight into the wonderful world of candy production.
Address:Herrengasse 6-8, Vienna, 1010
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Spielzeugschachtel is every kid's fantasy come true. Explore all kinds of different toys and games.
Spielzeugschachtel opened its doors for the first time over 50 years ago - creating a warm and friendly environment for children. You will find tons of children books (by now also in different languages), puzzles, board games, puppets and everything a kid's heart desires.
Address:Rauhensteingasse 5, Vienna, 1010
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Explore the little brother of St. Stephan's Cathedral - a true hidden gem.
St. Peter's Church is a Baroque Roman Catholic church just behind the gigantic St. Stephan's Church. Take a look inside and explore this church that was built in the 18th century.
Address:Petersplatz 6, Vienna, 1010
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Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

The ceremonial room, the heart of the Austrian National Library, is one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
Explore the ceremonial room of the Austrian National Library, which was built in the first half of the 18th century.
Address:Josefsplatz 1, Vienna, 1010
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Newly opened restaurant inside the MAK Museum. Treat yourself after a great museum visit.
From breakfast, to lunch and dinner - you will find everything on their menu. Award winning chef Tim Mälzer has designed this beautiful and stylish restaurant, where you can go ahead and have a great time.
Address:Stubenring 5, Vienna, 1010
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Simply Raw Bakery

Simply Raw's vegan and raw "baked" goods are quite a treat for anyone who's looking to indulge a sweet tooth but also stay healthy.
Simply Raw Bakery is a unique gem in Vienna's Inner City area, offering a wide range of healthful yet indulgent items for guests who prioritize healthful eating. The bakery is distinguished by its raw food ethos, ingredients never brought to a temperature above 42 degrees Celsius, ensuring that each ingredients vital nutrients are fully preserved. The bakery's goods, as a side effect of this principle, are vegan, sugar free, gluten free, organic and, most importantly, hand crafted with love. To accompany some of the delectable baked goods, try out one of the smoothies or juices on the menu. 
Address:2 Drahtgasse, Vienna


Sip on a creative cocktail or Czech beer at this trendy Viennese establishment.
Garage01 is an ultra-trendy Vienna destination offering not just incredible live music and drinks, but a wide range of delectable food items that combine fresh local produce with a contemporary food-forward ethos. Inside the trendy industrial space, guests are able to mingle over a range of food items ranging from soups and salads to heartier entrees, each dreamed up daily by the space's talented chefs. With contemporary decor and ample space, Garage01 is a great spot for coffee with friends.
Address:Radetzkyplatz, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 308 4503

Eberts Cocktail Bar

Sip on upscale cocktails while lounging on one of the plush white couches at Mariahilf favorite, Eberts Cocktail Bar.
Located in the party-centric neighborhood of Mariahilf, Eberts Cocktail Bar is a sophisticated lounge offering high quality craft cocktails and elegant environs. Plush white chairs gathered around low tables and ivory white couches are illuminated by flickering candlelight, creating a romantic ambiance perfect for sipping on a nuanced libation. Whether your tastes skew toward the fun and fruity or the robust and bitter, there's a cocktail that's sure to delight. 
Address:51 Gumpendorfer Straße, Vienna, 1060
phone:+43 1 586 54 65

Loos Bar

Housed in an architectural spectacle, Loos Bar is not just for dilettantes. Miss the unparalleled ambiance at your own risk!
A Venetian symbol of pride, Loos Bar has been around since 1908. A team of young and knowledgeable bartenders wait to serve you their recommendations or one of your own creations. Like a scene straight out of an English classic, the setting is vintage, the crowd classy, the music soothing and the atmosphere serene. Patrons holding cigars while sipping on some scotch, is commonplace here.
Address:10 Kärntner Durchgang, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 5123283
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Yoshi Art Corner

The cozy space is enlivened by vibrant pop-art, photography and contemporary work that provides an insight into Vienna's art scene.
At Yoshi Art Corner the white-walls act as a blank canvas to some of the best contemporary work in town. An eclectic array of pop-art, paintings, photographs, furniture, toys and fashion accessories are ingeniously arranged to be artistically-pleasing. Providing a great platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their creations, this gallery attracts connoisseurs, curators of art, and those who are looking for a glimpse of the capital's artistic scene.
Address:17 Wollzeile, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 909 5343

Pizzeria Modena

Pizzeria Modena offers delicious pizza in a homelike atmosphere. Come by and try one of their pies!
Pizzeria Modena has been in business since 1999 and offers some of the most delicious pizza around. The dining room is decorated like a rustic Italian kitchen, featuring exposed bricks and warm colors. The friendly staff will make you feel welcome, whether you're a local or a visitor. The mushroom pizza and calzone are good options that you can pair with a beer or a glass of Italian wine for a more authentic experience. They even have a private dining room available to rent for special occasions.
Address:133 Landstraßer Hauptstraße, Vienna, 1030
phone:+43 1 718 4088

Said The Butcher To The Cow

Its burgers are as quirky as its name and use superior beef along with rare additions like octopus tentacles, served with premium gin shots.
As its whimsical name implies, Said The Butcher To The Cow serves hamburgers with premium beef as well as a small selection of steaks. It is most famous for its burgers, though its cheesecakes and gin and tonic varieties are popular as well. Despite its name, it believes in obeying the natural order of the food chain. Its interiors are sleek and contemporary with bright yellow sofas, white arched columns and a black ceiling with matte finish. The burgers include Chicken Teriyaki with mango chutney, Surf ’n’ Turf with black tiger prawns and Pulpo ’n’ Pork with octopus tentacles. It also offers the classic roast beef, filet steak and rib eye. For dessert, do not miss the Karamell-Fleur de sel Cheesecake with cream and caramel. The burgers are accompanied by beverages like Botanic London Dry Gin, Bombay Sapphire and Tom Collins cocktail.
Address:11 Opernring, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 535 6969

Addicted to Rock Store

This concept store carries cool clothes and accessories. After shopping, enjoy a coffee or a drink in the same space!
Inject your wardrobe with a taste of rock and roll style from Addicted to Rock Store. Attracting a young, hip crowd, this store carries jeans, tops, sweaters, and sunglasses that it's impossible not to feel cool in. Ever the trendsetter, Addicted to Rock Store can also help you get your coffee fix or unwind with a drink. Dine on Austrian tapas to refuel and keep shopping, all while rock music plays in the background. 
Address:11 Getreidemarkt, Vienna, 1060

Cafe Prueckel

Enjoy a Viennese breakfast on the patio and pair it with a cup of exquisite Viennese coffee.
Café Prückel makes for a great addition to the local scene on Ringstrasse, a famous street in the Austrian capital. Established in the early 1900s, the Sedlars' are hospitable owners of this friendly corner cafe. The place features an exquisite selection of Viennese coffee. Also offered are delicious espressos, lattes and Amaretto.
Address:Stubenring 24, Vienna
phone:+43 1 512 6115
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ON Market

Enjoy creative Asian dishes in a trendy atmosphere at ON Market, one of Vienna's favorite late-night dining spots.
While the Naschmarkt may be Vienna's historic go-to spot for extra late night dining and socializing, ON Market is doing its best to become a worthy rival. While Naschmarkt is more conventionally Viennese, ON has put their focus on evoking the sights, smells and atmosphere of a Southeast Asian street market. The menu changes every few weeks
Address:Linke Wienzeile 36, Vienna, 1060
phone:+43 1 581 1250

Graben 30

Graben 30 is the new local hotspot in the city center. Enjoy an excellent meal while overlooking the Graben.
If you would like to dine in an elegant and upbeat location while observing the everyday life of one of Vienna's most famous streets then you have found your spot. Graben 30 is all that and more. Enjoy some delicious cocktails in their lounge or select one of their excellent appetizers from their menu.
Address:Graben 30, Vienna, 1010
phone:+43 1 9346688
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Bubbles & Bites

Bubbles & Bites

Let’s get bubbly! ...

Let’s get bubbly! Treat yourself to a glass of premium prosecco accompanied by your choice of three gourmet bites for just €8.95 from Monday to Thursday between 17:00 - 19:00 in our Lobby Bar. And if you fancy another glass of bubbles, you can get it for just €3.50 before 19:00.

Vienna, Austria
Venue: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel
Address: Ungargasse 60, Vienna, 1030, Austria
Phone: +43 1 711750
Bubbles & Bites

Bubbles & Bites

Let’s get bubbly! ...

Let’s get bubbly! Treat yourself to a glass of premium prosecco accompanied by your choice of three gourmet bites for just €8.95 from Monday to Thursday between 17:00 - 19:00 in our Lobby Bar. And if you fancy another glass of bubbles, you can get it for just €3.50 before 19:00.

Vienna, Austria
Venue: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel
Address: Ungargasse 60, Vienna, 1030, Austria
Phone: +43 1 711750
Tuesdays are for live-music

Tuesdays are for live-music

We love music!...

We love music!

The Viennese musician Johannes Schweiger brings you the coziest atmosphere with his piano sounds every Tuesday and Thursday from 6.30 to 7.30pm in our lobby. Enjoy a relaxing evening and feast on homemade snacks and drinks.

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Vienna, Austria
Venue: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel
Address: Ungargasse 60, Vienna, 1030, Austria
Phone: +43 1 711750
Bubbles & Bites

Bubbles & Bites

Let’s get bubbly! ...

Let’s get bubbly! Treat yourself to a glass of premium prosecco accompanied by your choice of three gourmet bites for just €8.95 from Monday to Thursday between 17:00 - 19:00 in our Lobby Bar. And if you fancy another glass of bubbles, you can get it for just €3.50 before 19:00.

Vienna, Austria
Venue: Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel
Address: Ungargasse 60, Vienna, 1030, Austria
Phone: +43 1 711750