Rosewood Vienna to Open in Vienna’s Petersplatz in Summer 2022

The lobby inside the Rosewood Vienna

Set to open this summer 2022, Rosewood Vienna marks Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ first flag in Austria and the first international luxury hotel brand to open in Vienna for ten years.

Rosewood Vienna is centrally located in the first district on Petersplatz, one of the most famous squares in Vienna’s Old Town. It sits steps away from the city’s best shopping, restaurants, and most important cultural and historical sites, including St. Stephans Cathedral and Hofburg Imperial Palace.

The hotel occupies a beautifully restored 19th-century historic building, the former headquarters for Erste Group Bank AG, where the finest European architecture and design meets refined style, ultra-luxury amenities, and contemporary luxury accommodations. The opening marks Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ fifth European property.

The comfortable seating inside Salon Aurelie

Set in the heart of one of Europe’s most historic cities, Rosewood Vienna is designed in collaboration between A2K Architects, BEHF Architects and the internationally renowned interior designer Alexander Waterworth. The original building, designed and constructed in 1838 by architect Alois Pichl, is a distinguished Viennese icon. The hotel represents a timeless yet modern design that marries historic charm and European Belle Époque architecture with contemporary interiors and timeless sophistication.

In keeping with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ A Sense of Place® philosophy, guests at Rosewood Vienna are immersed in the grace, elegance and imperial flair that has been the hallmark of Vienna for centuries.

One of the beautifully decorated guest rooms at the hotel

The accommodation
Featuring 72 guest rooms and 27 suites, the hotel’s luxurious accommodations are spread across five floors, each designed with a thoughtful combination of lush textures, artistic touches, and the latest technological conveniences.

Considered the crown jewel of Rosewood Vienna, the property’s 1,800 sqft Presidential Suite, Hoffmann House, offers the ultimate in luxury and privacy. Accessible via a VIP entrance, the Presidential Suite is the largest in Vienna and the only suite to be recognised by a separate address. It features unparalleled views of the city, a master bedroom, a separate living room, kitchen, entertainment area, and an eight-person dining room.

Two different views of the interior of one of the luxurious suites

Each room has its own individual character, yet they are all united by a harmonious, neutral colour palette accented by subtle colour contrasts, reflecting the property’s style of mixing the old and the new. Every detail has been meticulously selected to create an optimal experience for entertainment and relaxation. Bu skilfully using different materials such as marble, wood, brass fixtures and patterned fabrics, the design produces a nod to the imperial glamour of Vienna’s past while speaking to the tastes of today’s affluent explorer.

A view of the seating areas inside the Brasserie

A Dining Destination
Rosewood Vienna’s variety of dining options pays tribute to the culinary roots of the Austrian capital while incorporating Rosewood’s brand-standard levels of service and modern culinary interpretations. The hotel’s light-filled top-floor restaurant, The Garden Room, incorporates a show kitchen and upscale brasserie in the main dining room, with an adjacent terrace and outdoor oasis in the Secret Garden.

The outdoor seating areas at the Brasserie

The brasserie offers an elevated dining experience in the evening, whose menu showcases European cuisine and an elegant wine list focused on Austrian specialities.

On the first floor sits Salon Aurelie, which is a relaxed space with intricately designed wallpaper that took 40 days to hand-paint. The intimate space seats up to 16 guests, serving Viennese specialities as well as chocolates, tea and coffee. Classic cocktails with an innovative twist will be served in the hotel’s intimate rooftop bar, designed by renowned interior designer Kroenland. Overlooking the rooftops of Vienna, the bar also provides guests with breathtaking views of the city. Both restaurants and the bar will welcome guests and locals alike through a dedicated entrance.

Elegant Event Spaces
Inspired by a grand apartment once located in the heart of the city, Rosewood Vienna’s Pavilion is home to a spectacular space with top-of-the-line audio and visual systems ideal for social events or formal business occasions. Its distinct and flexible design reflects a more residential and intimate approach to gatherings, with a capacity of up to 120 guests.

The Pavilion includes three elegant lounges that feature state-of-the-art technology and flexible floor plans with natural light that showcases the building’s splendid architecture. Rosewood Vienna looks to establish itself as the leading setting for private and professional occasions in the heart of the Austrian capital.

A view inside the luxurious spa

Tranquil Wellness Offerings
An elegant oasis for guests and locals alike, the property is home to Sense®, A Rosewood Spa that will present intuitive, locally inspired offerings that promote the well-being of both the body and mind. With an unparalleled view of Vienna, the spa offers five treatment rooms, a “social suite”, a hydrotherapy relaxation room, and an extensive selection of treatments and therapies.

The spa’s design features clean architectural lines, stone and carved wood elements, and a soothing colour palette chosen to convey a tranquil experience. Also built into Sense®, A Rosewood Spa is a fitness centre with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, personal trainers and a hair salon.

Room rates are from €700 per night, and the Rosewood Vienna is currently accepting reservations. To learn more about the hotel and book a stay, please visit

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