Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus in Vienna - 4 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus

Beautifully renovated hotel in the centre of Vienna, very close to Ringstrasse. The hotel offers 170 rooms (160 nonsmoking rooms), a breakfast room, garden terrace, bar and meeting rooms.The hotel is located in a small lane in the historic citycentre and most of the rooms face the quiet, leafy courtyard. Not far from Rathausplatz and St Stephans Cathedral, Parliament, museums, Museumsquartier cultural complex, Vioenna Opera House, National Theatre, Hofburg Castle and Mariahilferstrasse. Daily breakfast buffet served until 12 noon. Free WIFI




The 3 air-conditioned conference and meeting rooms with up to 54m² give any occasion a special framework.

The Mercure Josefshof Wien is a charming 4-Star hotel in the heart of the city center and impresses with traditional flair, modern facilities, exceptional service and exclusive comfort. Start your day with a rich Viennese breakfast, served daily from 7 am to 12 am in a relaxed atmosphere. Reception hours: Every day: from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1984, Last complete renovation 2015, Last partial renovation 2018, Number of floors 6, Total number of rooms 164, Number of single rooms 8, Number of double rooms 145, of which have 2 separate beds 30, of which have a double bed 30, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 15, Rooms with connecting door 6, Number of junior suites 5, Number of apartments 6, Number of rooms with air conditioning 164, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Hotel, City hotel, family-run hotel, child-friendly hotel, Family hotel, Cycling/biker hotel, No-smoking hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 164, Hypoallergenic rooms 5, Family rooms available 4, Children's beds/cots 2

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Josefsgasse 4 - 8, 1080 Vienna, Austria


  • Station (Wien - Hauptbahnhof) 4.0 km
  • City centre (Wien) 0.5 km
  • Airport (Vienna International Airport (VIE)) 20.0 km
  • Highway (Exit Zentrum) 10.0 km

Service times

Reception open:

1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Reception manned at weekends:

1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Earliest check-in:

3:00 PM

Latest check-out:

1:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Diners Club
  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Billing to corporate account possible
  • (Bank) transfer

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 22,00 EUR
  • Parking with charging facility for electric cars
  • Garage is a 1-minute walk away
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Hotel bar
  • Café/bistro
  • Garden terrace
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • Video surveillance of hallways
  • Security guards
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby
  • Mobile phone reception
  • WLAN operator Antamedia
  • Door with spy-hole in 25 rooms
  • Breakfast from 07:00 o'clock to 12:00 o'clock
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Diabetic food available
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel staiways ventilated
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Audible smoke alarm in hallways
  • Hotel auto linked to fire station (Alarm automatically notifies fire station)
  • Emergency exits for each floor
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Parking areas patrolled
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Video surveillance recorded 24 hrs a day
  • Emergency back-up generators
  • Hotel staff trained in first aid
  • Hotel staff trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Hotel staff Red Cross Certified in CPR
  • Hotel staff trained in automated external defibrillator usage (AED)
  • Automated external defibrillator on site (AED)

Room facilities

  • Wheelchair users can check door widths at reception
  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0,00 EUR Cost per day 0,00 EUR Provider antamedia
  • Easy access for wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 2
  • Satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Telephone on the desk
  • Voicemail
  • Room safe
  • Kitchenette in 8 rooms
  • Fridge in 8 rooms
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker in 164 rooms
  • Microwave oven in 8 rooms
  • Centrally controlled air conditioning
  • Temperature controls in 164 rooms
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Heated towel rack in bathroom
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 20 EUR
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 20 EUR
  • Hotel safe
  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Classic concierge service
  • Business center
  • Laundry service
  • Shoe-polishing machine
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Towels changed every 1 day(s)
  • Beddings changed every 3 day(s)
  • Room service from 07:00.00 until 22:00.00

Hotel location

Josefsgasse 4 - 8, 1080 Vienna - Josefstadt

Evaluations of Hotel Josefshof am Rathaus

Overall 259 ratings, including comments: 138 ratings
8.2 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
90% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Corporate customers
8.8 / 10
October 2017

It was not possible to turn off the heating - extremely warm room ...

Corporate customers
8.9 / 10
November 2011

The modern bed in the single room was great I could sleep very well. Single room had enough space to do some gymn in room.

No Sauna, no fitness room.

Couple over fourty under fifty
8.2 / 10
October 2009

We were acomodated in the the new wing of mercure privilege A very nice architectural solution,modern and trendy Breakfast better than a mercure standard

Parking facilities very poor we were directed to park 2 streets away in a private garage reception indicated a fee ,garage another one receptionist was in these respect unfriendly making improper personal coments

Couple over sixty
7.6 / 10
August 2009

Great stay

Corporate customers
10 / 10
September 2008

Very nice hotel!!!

Corporate customers
7.3 / 10
April 2007

Have booked 3 rooms, but only one room was available. It tooks me 1 hour to get room in other Hotel. Please reply what happened. How can I make reservation for 3 rooms, but only one room was booked.

8.4 / 10
April 2007

Quite central location near city hall. Subway station nearby.

Beds with separate mattresses instead of one large mattress. Parking is very expensive.

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