The history of Hotel König von Ungarn

Noblesse and sophistication have created a legend

Hotel "König von Ungarn" is a unique pearl of its time. It has been operated in its present form since 1746. Before then, the building served as a stable and guest house for the dignitaries of St. Stephen's Cathedral for around 200 years. The hotel was mentioned for the first time in a Viennese newspaper in 1746. The house has remained extensively intact and is a listed building.

  • Hotel König von Ungarn, in Vienna's 1st district
  • 1010 Wien, Hotel König von Ungarn

Beneath the spire of St. Stephen's and right next to Stephansplatz square

The name "König von Ungarn" (King of Hungary) is well deserved. In the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1867 to 1918, it was predominantly Hungarian aristocrats and magnates who lived in the luxuriously appointed apartments. Some guests stayed there for decades. Many prominent names can be found in our guest book, which is well worth studying.

A piece of history

Browse through our historic memorial book with entries from 1903!

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The bonding of the centuries

Hotel König von Ungarn is one of the oldest hotels in Vienna. Such a long tradition also has a long story to tell... one that fascinates our entire team as well as many of our guests. From them, we frequently receive leads about historical documents concerning our hotel. And so it is that we also know that Hotel König von Ungarn was mentioned in works by Sándor Márai and Julio Cortázar. Have you perhaps seen a depiction or illustration of our hotel as well? Or was our hotel mentioned in a novel? Please don't hesitate to send us your discovery. We would be delighted to have your help!

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Hotel König von Ungarn

A-1010 Wien, Schulerstraße 10
Tel.: +43 1 515 84-0

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