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4.2 out of 5

"Very good quality hotel. Comfortable rooms and good facilities. Very quiet rooms as we did not hear any sound from the other guests. Apartment had ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 11 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus's proximity to the airport gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Austrian Parliament Building. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a bar and breakfast (surcharge). Built in 1903, this 4-star hotel has 164 rooms over 6 floors. All rooms offer pillowtop beds and LED TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with pillowtop beds, sofa beds and 24-hour room service
  • Free WiFi in some public areas
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include concierge services, tour or ticket assistance and a porter
  • Guests speak favourably about the quiet location and the proximity to public transport
  • Steps from Vienna City Hall Area and 7 minutes on foot from Austrian Parliament Building
  • Airport drop-off shuttle service available for a fee
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Standard Room (Wiener Klassik)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
€77* Per night/room 5 Jan - 6 Jan

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room (Wiener Elégance)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room (Wiener Elégance)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room (Moderner Jugendstil)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room (Moderner Jugendstil)

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus ratings based on 80 verified reviews

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Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 5 May 2019

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5 out of 5
We decided to spend a weekend in Vienna and chose Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus as our base. We couldnt be more delighted that we did, Arranged a taxi shuttle from the airport, he was there as we came out of arrivals, from the check in with the lovely Cora, the most helpful and fabulous check in staff I have encountered. Were given a free upgrade to a Junior Suite, thank you so much. This hotel is so lovely and close to all sights and so relaxing I would not hesitate in staying here again, Thank Hotel Josefshof and Cora for making our stay so wonderful.

Posted by on 7 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5

Vienna was beautiful. Well worth putting on your trip list.

Hotel very central-2 minute walk from subway. Quiet hotel no disturbance at night. Very central opposite parliament building and 6-7 minute walk from Museum Quarter. Nice friendly staff very helpful. Recommend hotel very highly.

Posted by on 11 Dec 2015

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4 out of 5

Brilliant location for Christmas markets/sightseeing

Staff really helpful ensuring we enjoyed our stay - booked restaurants and taxis, advised on travel etc. Great breakfast for good start to the day (no dinner but lots of restaurants nearby)

Posted by on 1 Dec 2014

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5 out of 5

Vienna charm

This hotel is slightly off the beaten track and therefore very quiet. But...only 200 metres away is the metro and the tram or you can walk to the Inner ring road which is about a 10 min walk past the beautful government buildings. A perfect spot. The Hotel staff were charming, efficient and very friendly. The breakfast was lovely and again the dining room staff were attentive, friendly and very helpful. The room was quite large with a gorgeous, comfortable bed and decorated in the style of Gustav Klimpt, with painted Klimpt murals on the shower and bathroom glass doors. Loved it! We also bought a couple of Vienna cards from the hotel and used those to travel all aroudn the city on either the Metro, tram or bus. Great system and it works, but dont get caught without a ticket. I am not writing anything about the city as I would have to write a book. You simply have to go! It ıs filled with marvellous art, restaurants, cafes, museums, shopping, cathedrals, churches and most of culture and class. One of my favourite cities.

Posted by on 4 May 2011

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4 out of 5

A quiet haven near city centre

Very nice welcoming staff and comfortable warm bedroom. Very quiet neighbourhood with practical bus and U-Bahn connections. Breakfast too expensive though, and no possibility of just having a coffee & croissant - you pay 17 euros anyway..

Posted by on 18 Dec 2014

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About the Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus

Location Josefsgasse 4-8, Vienna, Vienna 1080

Property Features

There's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A complete renovation of Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus was completed in February 2018. This 4-star Vienna hotel is smoke free.

  • 164 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1903
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Vienna (VIE-Vienna Intl.) (22.2 km / 13.8 mi)
  • Train station: Westbahnhof station (2.9 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Rathaus U-Bahn (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus offers 164 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes unspecified sofa beds. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to noon.

BAR – On-site bar.

24-hour room service is available.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.


  • Pets: EUR 15 per pet, per day
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Online Penalty Collection


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 17 and EUR 17 for adults, and EUR 0 and EUR 17 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 45 per vehicle
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 22 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per pet, per day
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 59 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.