Studio in Lepoldstadt
Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ref. 12973 - Welcome to Vienna! This lovely studio apartment is centrally located at the entrance to the Wiener Prater, 100 m from the underground, Restaurants and shops. The apartment of 37 m² is situated on the third floor of a building with a lift and is suitable for 2-3 adults or 2 adults and 2 little kids. The apARTment has a bright living/bedroom with a walk-in cupboard, a kitchen, a bathroom with toilet and a wardrobe. (see more information below the pictures) You find us in the heart of Vienna, directly at the „Wiener Prater“ with its famous „Riesenrad“ and the “Hauptallee”, where you can relax, go cycling or jogging. The New Vienna Exhibition Centre is just 150 m away! To get to the „Ernst-Happel-Stadium“ you can take the underground (2 stops) or you walk max. 10 minutes. With the tube you also reach the Opera, Saint Stephens or the river Danube in a few minutes.
In the livingroom you will find a doublebed (140x200 cm) and for a third person or two children we have a bedsofa from Ikea ( „Nyk?ping“) 120x200 cm. There is also a dining corner, a davenport, a commode, a french balcony, TV and stereo with a choice of CDs. Books and games for young and old are also available. Free Broadband Internet Access!
The kitchen is equipped with microwave, fridge and cooker, toaster, kettle, coffemaker. More than enough cookware and dishes are available. Complementary coffee, tea, sugar, diet-sugar, salt, pepper. The water from the tap is delicious spring water!
In the bathroom you find a shower, basin, toilet, towels, hairdryer, complimentary shampoo and soap.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, Studio|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Vienna Airport 16 km, Nearest railway: Hundertwasserhaus 1.53 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The owner offer a garage next to the apartment.(depending on availability: € 13,90/day).They also offer monthly rates if you stay longer. (Free parking in Kaiserallee and Südportalstrasse) Parking in the city of Vienna is subject to charges!
In Short: At the heart of Vienna/ on the banks of the Danube
Highlights: Giant Ferris Wheel of Riesenrad/Augarten Park/ Republic of Kugelmugel
Getting around: Metro lines U2 to Donaustadt and U1 to the centre/ Bus 80 B passes through the district/ Strassenbahn to Ottakring passing through the centre/ Strassenbahn 2 to Westbahnhof/ Strassenbahn 31 to the north
Why stay: Central/lots of bars and restaurants
Description: Leopoldstadt is the second district in Vienna, located in the centre of the city. It is an island divided by the Danube Canal and the River Danube.
In 1625 the Jewish community obtained the right to meet and live in this area, and it adopted the name of Mazzesinsel (the island of Matzo – the name of a typical Jewish bread). A number of synagogues were built, however not one survived the devastating Night of Broken Glass in 1938 during the Nazi era of anti-Semitism that spread across Europe. The persecution of the Jewish community meant that their numbers suffered a huge decrease and only began to recover from 1986 onwards with a second wave of immigration throughout Europe.
However the Jewish traditions are deeply rooted in the area and it is possible to taste typical Kosher cuisine in many different restaurants.
Leopoldstadt is currently a fashionable district with numerous bars and restaurants as well as an important area covered by one of Austria's most famous parks- the Prater. It was formerly used by the Emperor Maximilian II as a hunting ground until becoming a public domain in 1766.
It is also home to the emblematic panoramic big Wheel, the Riesenrad, and the unique Kugelmugel Republic a micro nation that declared independence in 1984 after a dispute between the artist Lipburger and the authorities regarding the construction of a ball-shaped house. The 'Republic' has 389 citizens. The park is also the location of the Prater Museum that has a planetarium.
At number 54 Praterstrasse it is possible to visit the house ( now a museum) that was the residence of the composer and musician Johann Strauss from 1863 until 1870.
The district also offers the possibility to take a pleasant stroll through the Augarten Park, which with its 52 hectares is a splendid example of the baroque style and hosted Mozart's very first concert in 1782, an era in which the park was a famous meeting place for artists and patrons. In 1924 the world famous Augarten Porcelain Manufacturer was established in the former Garden Hall. Its creations are renowned for their delicate and elegant shapes, design and first-class art work.
The district of Leopoldstadt has the advantageous situation of bordering the Danube and provides a unique area of recreation and relaxation that is a true joy to find in a capital city. The Viennese locals are fond of using the area to practice sport, or to eat outside in one of the many pleasant terraces, restaurants and bars.
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