Vienna

Rocksure Welcomes Luxury Vienna Residence to Portfolio

Rocksure, a world leader in shared equity ownership of luxury villa and vacation homes, has welcomed a sprawling residence in Vienna to its growing portfolio. This Viennese abode, which blends classic European design with contemporary style, is the newest residence offered through Rocksure’s Capital Fund; a collection of luxury vacation apartments in fashionable, European capital […]

Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

When the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna debuted with a grand-opening gala in March, the celebration was nearly a century and a half overdue. The hotel, designed by the Danish architect Theophil Edvard von Hansen, had been completed more than 140 years earlier for the 1873 World Exhibition—but it never welcomed a single guest. Instead, the […]

The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna

In 19th-century Vienna, anybody who was anybody lived near Hofburg palace, the Habsburg family’s royal residence on the Austrian capital’s Ringstrasse. With the recent opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, the famous circular boulevard is now home to the top address in town for travelers. The 202-room Ritz-Carlton made its debut in August as one of […]

Hotel Sacher Wien

Rise early for coffee and Viennese pastries in Hotel Sacher Wien’s garden-view café, and you may witness Austrian men in white tie and tails and women in evening gowns perpetuating the prior evening’s affairs. The scene raises nary an eyebrow among the hotel’s staff, for the Sacher’s notion of breakfast includes all the Champagne—Sacher Cuvée—that […]

Best of the Best: Hotels

The Mansion at MGM Grand Las Vegas Just off the Strip in Sin City is a little corner of heaven.   In a city that blends a Manhattan skyline and an Eiffel Tower, an 18th-century Tuscan palazzo is more of an anomaly than one would suspect. Influenced by a vacation in Italy a decade ago, […]

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