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Discount Hotels Vienna

From discovering culture, adventure, and romance to locating discount hotels, Vienna has it all!


Discount Hotels Vienna

by Trish Williams

As a new year begins, excited travelers are marking their calendars for travel, and special vacations. You’re, undoubtedly, among them. As with any travel plan, finding those important bargains, keeps a smart traveler doing his homework. If you’re looking for discount hotels, Vienna has them. In fact, Vienna, Austria is one of the most remarkable destinations in the world. From discovering culture, adventure, and romance to locating discount hotels, Vienna has it all!

Keep in mind that while doing your research on discount hotels, Vienna will offer modest quarters in its country locations, as well as cozy rooms near the heartbeat of a city that is home to more than 1,660,000 people. The beauty and vibrancy of the Austrian culture attracts thousands of tourists each year. In the restaurants and lobbies of discount hotels, Vienna is a buzz with languages and dialects of tourist from all over the world. Europeans, Asians, Americans and visitors from the far corners of the world gather to Vienna to experience the art, the music and the people.

Discount hotels, Vienna

As you’re considering choosing among the many discount hotels, Vienna and its many activities and events should be carefully weighed into your plans. Another thing to consider is the accessibility of your hotel to the area in which you’re most likely to spend time. Some choose discount hotels near the many historical sites, museums and concert halls. Others choose to stay near the beautiful valleys, beaches and natural hiking paths. While staying in one of the fine discount hotels, Vienna will undoubtedly charm you with its majestic setting, and intriguing ambiance.

From the Danube Valley to the Melk or Durnstein, Vienna is home to some of the world’s most famous architecture. Also, you’re bound to see many castles, wine-growing villages, monasteries, all minutes from most discount hotels. Traveling to Vienna is like traveling back in time. The landscape and scenery all capture the senses and may even bring out the poet in you!

Getting Around

From any of the discount hotels, Vienna offers the best in transportation. “Vienna's enviably comprehensive public transport system is one of Europe's finest. flat-fare tickets are valid for trains, trams, buses, the underground (U-Bahn) and regional trains (S-Bahn). You'll rarely have to toe-tap for longer than five or 10 minutes, and services run between 5.30am and midnight.

You can buy single-trip tickets from bus and tram drivers or ticket machines, and there's a range of passes available, such as one, three, and eight-day passes.

Getting around on foot is equally easy, as most 'must sees' are in the inner city (the Innere Stadt), and some main streets are pedestrianised. Cyclists can circle the city on the Ringstrasse bike path, or follow 700km (434mi) of bicycle tracks, including those along the banks of the Danube.

Driving in Vienna is pretty hairy, especially if you haven't experienced a city with trams before, and parking is prohibitively expensive. If money means nothing you can hire a horse-drawn carriage (fiacre) from Stephansplatz, Albertinaplatz and Heldenplatz at the Hofburg.” (From Lonely Planet Publications)


Trish "Ariala" Williams is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who has published numerous articles in magazines and newspapers across the country. She also works on web design, web content, graphics, promotions and copywriting.

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