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Thursday, May 29, 2014

" HOTEL REVIEW : 25hours Hotel Vienna at Museumsquartier "



Vienna wasn't really part of the plan.
In fact, I preferred if it were Prague or Poland instead.
This city wasn't much of a favorite, but It's not like I don't like it either.
But Pepperoni suggested that we should include this for the 2nd leg of our trip.

* She's actually the brain when it comes to geography and all that train schedules, she's my handy compass. * ^0^
While I do most of our Hotel bookings and itineraries.
simply because I'm a bit picky. ^-^
I mean I travel a thousand miles away,
the least I could do was get our accommodations in order right ?!.


The best part about Vienna was actually this hotel,
but the rest of it was just comme-çi , comma-ça.
This next hotel review is probably one of the newest and chic hotels we've stayed.
It's centrally located near the Museums Quarter area.
A short walk and you're in some of the most important sights in Vienna.
By Metro, you alight at Volkstheater station.
It's also convenient by Bus or Taxi..

Originally,
I would have loved to stay near the St. Stephen's Cathedral area,
Although, it's a bit crowded and touristy.
Still, I did find some cool hotels and B&B's to fit in.
But it was either too pricey or there wasn't any availability.

I really couldn't find a place where the price and location fits all.
It was luck when I stumbled into this.
A bit skeptical at first,
Museum area is good maybe a bit quiet,
there's a small park overlooking the hotel, which again means,
the place may be dark to walk at night.
It requires a bit of walking from and to the the Metro * Volkstheater * station and
it doesn't offer complimentary brekky.


Hello, 25hours hotel.

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We arrived 2-ish in the afternoon,
after our train escapade. SEE last posts here. ^0^

Outside, the welcome sign says: Come as you are, which reminds me of my fave Nirvana's song... ^0^
Among the doppelganger architectures is this modern façade.

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The space is quirky and the design details eclectic,
It exudes such warmth and cozy ambience.
Needless to say,
I love its interiors from head to toe,
and what you see in its official website is clearly not photoshopped.

The souvenir shop
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The lobby area.

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Stand out Posters.
ps: the breads and tea trays were actually from the Breakfast room.
the Breakfast buffet was a bit pricey for our taste, so we didn't try that.

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The bicycles here are free of charge.
You can inquire at the concierge.
Sadly, we haven't had the chance to try it,
My sister doesn't know how to bike. :(

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The Geeky area.
The wi-fi was up to par and the speed was reliable.
No iffy connections or timed-out,
I could download a couple of video files in a matter of minutes! ^0^

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This is the Key Card from our room + Key card recognition inside the elevator.
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The concierge who took care of us gave us a room on the 2nd floor.
We would've preferred a higher floor, since that's what we have requested.

This is the hallway area.
The A - Z postcards keepsake.

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We booked a room called the: M+ size - a bigger space with a view overlooking the street.
Every room has a designed theme.
I hate being placed at the rear side or inner courtyard ,
but I know some would prefer less noise and more privacy.
I also hate a view with no-view! * a bricked wall or a construction site*
Luckily this time,
the request has been granted !
as soon as we entered the room,
it put a *smile* into our face. ^0^
I think I just let you guys see what it looks like.

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bedding and wardrobe details
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desk features and magazines
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Hello Room = nice to meet you!
I just want to dive and stay in this bed the whole day.

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and more cute stuffy thing-ies.

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even the paintings on the wall makes you feel like you're in a circus.
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What did you think of this?

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note: It can either be open or closed.

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BUT,
this is what I love the most about my stay...

The view = priceless.

Overlooking the Volkstheater.


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Overlooking: Weghuber Park.

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This is the view from the other side.
You may have noticed that I've encircled that portion in the middle.
I think , this is one of the highlights that gets overlooked.

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There is an über convenient TRAM stop just right outside the hotel.
I mean, how accessible is that ?!
I couldn't get hold of a decent tram stop,
so this is the bigger version of what it looks like.

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This RING TRAM - can be your official sightseeing tour guide.
It is also an efficient way to get to know the city.
Take number #49 Dr. Karl Renner Ring stop.
The waiting time is between 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic.
You can also buy 24 , 48, or 72 hours all-you-can ride tickets.
I think it's way cheaper than buying solo ticket, Vienna is a big city.
This Number #49 tram will circle along Volkstheater and its environs. or * The Inner Stadt area*

I hope you enjoyed this series as much as I did. ^0^

25HOURS HOTEL VIENNA
Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, 1070 Wien, Austria
Phone:+43 1 521510


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2 comments :

  1. looks very nice. i like it especially the interiors.

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    1. yes, one of the nicest hotels i've stayed.

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