A city steeped in tradition, Vienna is a pulsating international metropolis at the heart of Europe, where east meets west. No other European city can look back on such a long history as a melting pot for so many different cultures. Vienna, more than any other city, has successfully integrated a diversity of cultural, artistic and architectural contributions into its own lifestyle.
Vienna is a city where the modern towers of the UNO city blend harmoniously with the Gothic Stephansdom cathedral, where an eventful past meets with a pulsating present
and where business life goes hand in hand with leisure time – Vienna occupies a firm place in the heart and memory of every visitor.
The Vienna Hilton, Austria’s biggest congress hotel is situated in the heart of the city. The Airport of Vienna can be reached within 16 minutes by City Airport Train from the terminal opposite the hotel.
The outstanding location of the hotel offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in all the sights and sounds of Vienna and enjoy a pleasant and relaxing stay in the Austrian capital’s optimal surroundings. Furthermore, many of the city’s must-see attractions are only a few minutes’ walk away.
Art and design
On the 17th of May 2004 the Hilton Vienna reopened after 18 months of reconstruction.
Based on the architectural plans of Prof. Hans Hollein, Austrian’s largest congress hotel
has been completely renovated and rebuilt, with total investment of G61m.
Hilton International is looking at new ways of furnishing hotels in the future. Austrian artists have exclusively completed the contemporary design of the interior decoration. The bright and open feeling is continued throughout the hotel, not least through the use of Canadian Maplewood, cream coloured stone, black granite and lamb’s wool carpets.
Rooms and amenities
Today, the Hilton Vienna offers 579 modern guest rooms, including 23 comfortable suites. Guests can expect the highest luxury in the five penthouse suites and enjoy breathtaking views overlooking Vienna. All rooms are equipped with individually controllable air-conditioning, minibar, cable TV, pay TV, video-on-demand, MP3 radios and high speed internet access.
Additionally, Executive room and Suite guests gain access to the Executive Lounge located on the 12th floor with fabulous views over the green Stadtpark. Here guests are spoiled with breakfast, full bar, pastries and hors d’oeuvres.
The historical Klimt Ball Room, with eight Gustav Klimt-style paintings and Murano chandeliers, gives the perfect location and has the right atmosphere for Celebrations and Gala Dinners. The ballroom can also be used for meetings of all kinds.
With its Park Congress Centre the Hilton Vienna is the largest congress hotel in Austria, situated in the heart of Vienna. The new building along the Stadtpark with its ample foyer is ideal for all kinds of events with up to 840 people on an area of 1,256sq m. All banqueting and conference facilities are of top international quality and are centrally located on two floors for easy and efficient use.
The facilities range from small meeting rooms to the Park Congress Centre, which is equipped with a simultaneous translation system as well as a comprehensive package of cutting-edge technical equipment. The 17 conference rooms can accommodate up to 1,800 delegates and the largest suite, which extends to 825sq m, and holds up to 840 delegates.
Additionally, the Business Centre offers computer workstations, internet access and colour printers. The experienced team is available at any time to assist and advise.
For frequent meetings and event planners it is easy to earn HHonors bonus points and airlines miles through the Hilton HHonors scheme, which opens a world of free travel with free nights or fantastic holiday packages for you to enjoy.
The S’PARKS restaurant offers guests the ultimate dining indulgence experience, from signature Hilton Breakfast, local dishes from around the country, buffet and à la carte menus, all tossed with tempting tastes and textures, and exciting twists and turns. The menu is both comprehensive and alluring, encompassing both the traditional as well as the latest trends of Austrian cuisine and wines.
For a more informal setting the meeting point Lobby Bar & Lounge provides guests with an enjoyable and approachable atmosphere that is refreshingly unpretentious. Here you can indulge in the finest selection of national and international delicacies as well as classic and local snacks, such as world-famous Austrian cakes and Vienna’s fine coffee. In the evening, it is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail to unwind after a long day.
The healthclub is complimentary to all hotel guests and open for 24 hours. Equipped with the latest work out machines, all sportive guests can keep in shape during their stay. n
For more information visit: www.hiltonaustria.com