* elevator * apartments * bicycle storage * hairdryer available * pets allowed * safe * buffet breakfast * Internet * money exchange * fax * Sat-TV * telephone * garage * baggage storage facilities * tour and concert desk service * parking
Description: Hotel-Pension Continental is a cozy, family-run bed and breakfast in the middle of the famous Mariahilferstrasse, which connects the two Kaiser residences, the Schönbrunn Castle and the Hofburg. We are located next to the Gerngross Shopping Center, which hosts several shops, restaurants, parking places and a Merkur Supermarket.
From our pension, you can walk in 10 minutes to the Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum) and the Museum of Natural Sciences (Naturhistorisches Museum). From there, it is a mere 150 meters to the Hofburg Palace. Passing by the Kohlmarkt and through the Graben, you will get to Stephansdom. Metro line U3 stops right in front of Hotel-Pension Continental (station Neubaugasse/Stiftgasse), and it can take you directly to the Western Railway Station (Westbahnhof) and Wien Mitte (bus and City Air terminal). From the Südbahnhof, you can take bus 13A to station Kirchengasse, which is near our pension.
Our Rooms and Apartments
We have 25 rooms and apartments, all with private bathroom, toilet, cable-TV, mini-bar, telephone, Internet connection and safe. We have five family rooms, which host two double beds, suitable for two adults and two children. Furthermore, we have three apartments with two separate rooms, suitable for five or six guests.
There is an elevator in the building. Use of Internet is free of charge, and we have a laptop for our guests in the lobby. You can leave your luggage or bicycle here securely, and we will help you purchase opera and theater tickets, book sightseeing tours. We have a contract with the Gerngross Garage (50 meters from the pension), where our guests can park their car for a discount fee of 15 EURO/24 hours, instead of the normal rate of 35 EURO/day.
For children under the age of 3, accommodation is free of charge. We provide a 50% discount from the price of the extra bed for children between 4 and 12. Pets are allowed in the rooms, for a fee of 10 EURO/pet/day (meal not included for the pet).
Unfortunately, Pension Continental is not suitable for disabled guests. There are some stairs at the entrance of the building.
How to Get to Our Pension
The Schwechat - VIE Airport is located about 19 kilometers from the center of town. One of the options you have is to book an Airport Taxi Transfer prior to arrival, and then enjoy a quick and reliable transfer. If you plan to take public transportation, then get on Schnellbahn S7 at the airport and take it to station Wien Mitte/Landstrasse. From here, take metro line U3 in the direction of Ottakring, and get off at the fifth station (Neubaugasse). Use exit Kirchengasse/Stiftgasse to get to Pension Continental.
From the Western Railway Station (Westbahnhof), simply take metro line U3 in the direction of Simmering, and get off at the second station (Neubaugasse). From the Southern Railway Station (Südbahnhof), take bus 13A to station Kirchengasse. From the Erdberg Bus Station, take metro line U3 in the direction of Ottakring, and get off at the ninth station (Neubaugasse).
If you are coming by car to Vienna, here are some guidelines. A1 (West) and A2 (South) highways: drive on the Gürtel, turn right at Westbahnhof onto Mariahilferstrasse, then left onto Kirchengasse. From A4 highway (from Budapest): drive in the direction of the center (Zentrum) along the Donaukanal (Danube Channel) until the Urania, then turn left onto the Aspernbrücke bridge. Drive along the Ring, pass by the Opera, then turn left onto Babenbergerstrasse at the Museum of Fine Arts. Drive straight onto Mariahilferstrasse, then turn right onto Kirchengasse at the Gerngross Shopping Center.