Set in a 19th-century building, the Hotel de France is on the Ringstrasse boulevard in Vienna, Austria, 400 meters from the University of Vienna. The hotel is within one kilometer of key attractions including Stephansplatz square, the Spanish Riding School and Museum Quarter.
Built in 1872, the Hotel de France blends classic architecture with modern facilities. The marble-floored lobby has period features including wrought-iron staircase, crystal chandeliers and dark wood paneling.
Large windows and a terrace afford views of Vienna's street life in the split-level Bistro de France, serving American buffet breakfast (surcharge), and Viennese fare at lunch and dinner. Arches and fresh flowers set the scene for fine dining in the No. 3 restaurant, offering Mediterranean and Viennese dishes. Sushi Bar Daihachi serves sushi and teppanyaki dishes. The Atrium Bar offers drinks with live piano music in a room featuring contemporary art and chandeliers.
The smoke-free Hotel de France houses a meeting/conference room and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas.
The 24-hour, top-floor fitness center has weights and cardio machines, and offers complimentary soft drinks on the terrace. The hotel has an onsite shop and cinema. A roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is available on request.
On six floors, the Hotel de France's 194 high-ceilinged guestrooms in soft blues and whites are decked out with brass chandeliers and original watercolors. Nonsmoking rooms feature air conditioning, complimentary wireless Internet connections, safes, and satellite TV. Bathrooms offer bath/shower combinations and complimentary toiletries.