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Renovated and re-opened under a new owner in August 2017, the Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in enjoys a central location, a 5-minute walk from the Ringstraße Boulevard and a 10-minute walk from Vienna University. Tram line D stops just 656 feet away and gets you to the heart of the city and to Nußdorf with its characteristic Heurigen wine taverns. The simply furnished rooms have a private bathroom and offer free WiFi internet access. Saint Stephen's Cathedral and the Kärntnerstraße Shopping Street are reachable on foot in 15 minutes from the Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in has been welcoming guests since Nov 16, 2005

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Vienna, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Muneer
    Clean. Comfortable. Good value for money. Nice and helpful staff. Free tea, coffee, and apples.
  • Odessa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was terrific, apples delicious, and the staff were very attentive.
  • Sonia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very clean room, neighbourhood feels safe & close to a few trams & metro stations to get into old Town. Room had an expresso machine & fridge Hall way was nicely decorated with black-white pictures & has shared kitchen/dining space.
  • Ardak
    Clean rooms, clean bathroom, convenient location. We liked complimentary croissants and apples, also coffee machine is available.
  • Andrea
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Clean, mostly quiet, complimentary coffee, tea & apples.
  • Hisham
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Nice neighborhood within walking distance of the city center. Nice tall ceiling in the room, great water pressure, clean bathroom, overall a good stay.
  • Natalia
    The room was good overall. Had great amenities, clean and good size. The self check in was simple.
  • Natalia
    Very clean, quiet, nice place. Well-equipped big shared kitchen, tea and coffee provided. Also a coffee maker in the room.
  • Hicham
    I Liked Everything. very comfortable bed and very clean hotel
  • Laura
    Conveniently located. Make sure you read your checkin instructions thoroughly other than that easy to get in and out. The water pressure was great, the room was smaller but perfect for my needs.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you provide luggage storage for us before check-in and after check-out?

    Answered on 11 November 2019
  • How do you get to the Hotel from Vienna airport by train/metro etc

    Dear Guest, you can take CAT or S7 from airport to "Landstrasse Wien Mitte". There you take metro line U4, green line, direction Heiligenstadt, exit ..
    Answered on 11 November 2019
  • Is continental breakfast included? Guests indicate that there is coffee and cake in the morning?

    we do not offer the breakfast but in our community kitchen we offer coffee, tea, cake, fruits & possibility to cook for free. Best regards Riess City Hotel
    Answered on 26 February 2020
  • Is it possible to check-out before 8AM? The flight back is at 6AM so I should check out at ~4AM?

    Yes, no problem, just leave the key in the room. Best regards, Riess City Hotel
    Answered on 30 December 2019
  • I want to reserve the room but is there a double bed instead of 2 single beds?

    we have both variants, please send us a message.
    Answered on 1 January 2020
  • Do you do luggage storage after checkout?

    Hi, Thank your for your message. Yes we do offer the possibility to store luggage. Kind regards Riess City Hotel
    Answered on 18 August 2022
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Amenities of Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that if you arrive after 14:00 the property will send you check-in information via e-mail including the code for entering the hotel, the room number and information regarding key handover. Please check your e-mails on day of arrival.

Please inform Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in

  • Check-in at Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in is 0.8 miles from the center of Vienna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in include:

      • Apartment
      • Double
      • Single
      • Twin

    • The prices at Riess City Hotel - Self Check-in may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.