People traveling from one place to another don’t always have extra cash on hand. So if there are the luxurious travelers, there are also budget travelers. If you belong to the second group and are planning a trip to Vienna any time soon or in the future, you may want to consider booking at the cheaper hotels to save money.

There are several great budget hotels, pension houses and inns in the Austrian capital. You just need to know their location and what they offer. Most often, you can even get tips from these places as to where to find the real gems around the city.

Pension Nossek

Situated on Graben 17 in the old town, this is a 30-room bed and breakfast guesthouse mistaken by Japanese guests to be Mozart’s house. An ensuite double room is only around 110 Euro.


A bed and breakfast hotel run by Barbara Lenz, Stadtnest is on Mariahilfestrasse, Vienna’s busiest shopping area. It has only two bedrooms, each at only 90 Euro and guests need to stay for at least two nights.

Pension Riedl

This is a bed and breakfast pension situated below the Postsparkasse building. A hidden place which can only be distinguished by a gold nameplate under a doorbell, the rooms here have been refurbished and the rate for a double room is only 83 Euro. More info and booking.


As Vienna’s first budget design hotel ,you can pick the color scheme of the room you want to stay in.  The place is about 15 minutes away from Stephanplatz and has 152 rooms with a businesslike atmosphere. Room rates start at 97 Euro. More info and booking.

Schweizer Pension

There are 11 rooms here and the service is friendly. Situated in a quiet area, this is ideal for the mature travelers. Rate for a double room is 88 Euro.

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