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Insider’s Guide: Vienna, Austria

Discover how best to unlock the keys to Austria’s vibrant capital.

This European gem may be most known for the Danube River, imperial palaces, and its enticing historical center, yet so much more awaits in this regal city.

Where history meets modernity
Experience the imperial elegance of Vienna's history and culture


With so much magnetizing architecture, it can be hard to decide where to go in Vienna. Vienna’s treasure trove of Baroque splendors, including its grand Schönbrunn Palace, gives you a glimpse into a bygone grandeur era.

Don’t miss descending into St. Stephen's Cathedral's eerie catacombs or visiting St. Peter's Church, a baroque beauty and lavish church, for an evening of music. Take a seat in the church vaults and immerse yourself in a program from renowned classical composers such as Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, Schubert, and Beethoven. Explore the ornate staterooms and guest apartments of Schönbrunn Palace with an audio guide after the palace doors are closed to the public. Top off the evening with a concert at the Orangery Schönbrunn and enjoy live classical works from Mozart and Strauss. The Vienna Hofburg was the center of the Habsburg empire. Today the palace houses three museums, offering historical insights into the traditions and everyday life of the imperial court. With more than 4,000 people buried in the crypt of St. Michael’s Church, this attraction is perfect for the whole family to view the preserved mummies of rich and notable figures and discover archaeological excavations.


Neue Hoheit Brasserie

Located in Rosewood Vienna and serving authentic Austrian cuisine with a modern flair, this brasserie-style restaurant also features a wine gallery and beautiful garden for al fresco dining.

A sophisticated brasserie perched high above the city
The stylish space consists of a show kitchen, a lively dining room lined with windows and balcony

Apron Restaurant

The Michelin-starred Apron is a fine dining restaurant serving modern interpretations of Austrian cuisine. The exhibition kitchen offers a direct view to the well-known chefs in action.

Wiener Wiaz Haus

A neighborhood gem where you’ll find locals enjoying local food — Viennese-style cuisine and beer served in a down-home locale with vintage styling and outdoor seating.


With three Michelin stars, this is considered a culinary highlight for the city. Located right outside the city at the Hajszan Neumann wine estate, the restaurant features Chef Juan Amador's cuisine and an impressive wine list.

This special meal takes place in a room similar to a wine cellar
Chef Juan Amador


Neue Hoheit’s Rooftop Bar

Settle into the sultry atmosphere of the Rooftop Bar at the Rosewood. Serving handcrafted cocktails in a classic speakeasy setting, the Rooftop Bar frames exceptional city views. Try the “Rosenholz,” a unique Veltliner meaning “Rosewood,” produced by the Strobl family vineyard for Rosewood Vienna.

Schlumberger Cellars

Learn about the Austrian tradition of sparkling wine and explore the 300-year-old cellars here.

Pedal Power

Take a guided bike tour through the Austrian countryside and stop off at several family-owned wineries not usually open to the public.

Wachau Valley

On the Danube River in Lower Austria, this winemaking region is easily accessible from Vienna. But for those short on time, Vienna also has extensive vineyards within its boundaries — making it easy to join a wine tour without leaving the city.


Experience this city's entice from your stylish one-bedroom suite at the Rosewood Vienna near all the top spots. Deluxe Junior Suites showcase a contemporary design aesthetic, featuring a tastefully furnished sitting area, a bright and airy bedroom, and a luxurious bathroom equipped with a rejuvenating bathtub. Families can request a crib or rollaway bed for added convenience.

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Vienna, Austria

Rosewood Vienna

1 Residence

Rosewood Vienna