All about Vienna

Some facts and figures about Vienna:

  • Vienna is the capital of Austria and with over 1.8 million inhabitants the largest city in the country.
  • Vienna is the seat for more than 30 international organisations and an international player as a location for meetings and congresses.
  • There’s lots to discover in Vienna. Vienna’s Ringstraße, for example, is an enormous “outdoor museum” of historic importance.

Why Vienna?

Vienna is once again the most liveable city in the world! For seven long years, Melbourne had displaced Vienna from first place – but this year the low risk of terror attacks in Western Europe and the low crime rate gave Vienna extra points in a ranking by news magazine The Economist. The assessment takes into account factors such as infrastructure, education, healthcare, social security, stability and culture. The Austrian capital consistently tops the Mercer Quality of Living Ranking, a comparison of the quality of life in 230 cities worldwide. Vienna has lots of green space, most notably the 21 km long Danube Island just three train stops from ARCOTEL Donauzentrum, as well as cultural sights and attractions such as Hofburg Palace and the neo-gothic City Hall, offering plenty of variety for everyone on a stay in Vienna.

Getting here by air

Its central location in Europe makes Vienna a real hub, and it offers outstanding transport links to the whole world. Coming from Vienna International Airport, the airport bus is the best choice for getting to ARCOTEL Donauzentrum Vienna. The bus stop is directly in front of the hotel – it doesn’t get any better than that!

Vienna International Airport:

Getting here by train

You can also get to Vienna easily by train. Both of Vienna’s major train stations, the Hauptbahnhof and the Westbahnhof, are centrally located. From Hauptbahnhof, it’s just 15 minutes by the U1 underground line to Kagran station and ARCOTEL Donauzentrum. 

Austrian train timetables:

Public transport

Vienna’s public transport network will get you quickly and reliably to your destination. The hotel and the Donau Zentrum shopping centre are located directly at Kagran station on the U1 underground line. Tram line no. 25 and several buses also stop near ARCOTEL Donauzentrum. 

Wiener Linien:

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Your benefits with the Vienna Card

Vienna Card is your ticket to the city! With free travel on Vienna’s public transport system and discounts for many of the city’s museums and attractions.