We recommend you buying either a 24-, 48- or 72-hour ticket for public transport for your stay in Vienna. The tickets are valid from the first validation and are valid for all public transport within the city.
Metro - Subway
Metro station Schweglerstraße U3
The two entrances / exits to the subway station are on Märzstraße on the other side of the street, about 100 meters to the left and right of Schweglerstraße.
With the U3 you can reach the center of Vienna (Stephansplatz) in about 15 minutes. The shopping street „Mariahilferstraße“ is located at the Zieglergasse and Neubaugasse stations.
Ground Floor, entrance around the corner
approx. 100 meters away in the Stättermayergasse behind the metro station entrance/exit
approx. 100 meters away in Märzstraße
Hütteldorferstraße 39-41, approx. 5 walking minutes
There are several bakeries around the corner on Märzstreet. Some are also open on Sunday morning.
Mariahilfer Straße (in Viennese: Mahü) is the largest and most famous shopping street in Vienna. The Innere Mariahilfer Street is about 1.8 km long and connects the city center with the Westbahnhof. It is easy to reach with the U3 (stations Westbahnhof, Zieglergasse and Neubaugasse) In addition to numerous gastronomic facilities, shopping enthusiasts will find everything their hearts desire. Dozens of fashion stores, furniture stores, supermarkets, souvenir shops and many more are lined up along the Mahü. However, also in the side streets there are many other shops and restaurants waiting to be explored.
a covered market hall and is located at the U3 station Johnstraße in a former water reservoir. Since there are several shops above the market, iit acts more like a shopping centre. It can be reached on foot within 10 minutes, or you can take the U3
is the longest street market in Vienna. It is located in the 16th district in Brunnengasse starting at Thaliastraße until Yppenplatz. There are around 40 to 50 stalls on the market from Monday to Friday, but up to 120 on Saturdays, which makes it the second largest inner-city market in Vienna after the Naschmarkt. A lively local culture with bars and restaurants has also developed on Yppenplatz. However, it is not as overcrouded by tourists as the Naschmarkt. The easiest way to get there is to take the U6 line exiting Thaliastraße or Josephstätterstraße.
Cafés, Restaurants and more
There are many restaurants, bars and cafes and tale away shops in the immediate vicinity. Below you will find a small selection that we have personally tested and which we can reassuringly recommend.
Märzstraße (approx. 3 minutes on foot)
An absolute “place to be”. In addition to an excellent breakfast buffet, the restaurant also offers an excellent selection of freshly prepared Turkish-Levantine dishes for lunch and dinner. Another attraction are the specialties that are prepared on the charcoal grill in the restaurant.
Schweglerstraße 12 (approx. 3 minutes walking)
All Rice Bangkok Street Food offers excellent Thai street food dishes. When the weather is nice, you can also dine in the small garden directly on Schweglerstraße. However, since there is a lot of traffic, it is recommended to order in advance and to take away the delicious Asian dishes.
Meiselstraße 2 (approx. 3-5 minutes walking)
When you are in front of it, the Café Z looks rather inconspicuous. However, Cafe Z scores not only with regional and organic products but also with a cosy, quiet atmosphere. Further it offers a day long a decent breakfast menu. When the weather is nice, the homemade pastries and a Viennese coffee can also be enjoyed in the guest garden.
Eissalon Di Jimmy
Kardinal-Rauscher-Platz 7 (approx. 3-5 minutes walking)
At Di Jimmy you will find a large selection of different ice cream. You may either enjoy it directly at the parlour or take some tasty ice cream away and enjoy it at the Green Oasis.
Ullmannstraße 31 (approx. 15-20 minutes walking) or with bus 12 A five stops to Stiegergasse
In the ambience of an old Viennese restaurant, the main focus of this restaurant is on burgers and beer. 14 different draft beers, dozens of bottled beers and more than 20 burger variations are available. Further it offers Viennese cuisine, snacks as well as vegan and vegetarian dishes. Due to the quaint and cosy atmosphere and because it is well-known in Vienna for its burgers, we recommend making a reservation in advance.
Märzstraße (approx. 3 minutes on foot)
Like the Kent, Diwan offers freshly prepared Turkish dishes from the charcoal grill. Some people say that the best lamb dishes in Vienna are served here.
Märzstraße 67 (approx. 5 minutes walking)
A well-known all-rounder restaurant with a large selection of different breakfast options and salads, hearty international dishes and Austrian delicacies. But also known for the hungry cat that creeps between the legs of the guests to get a fe strokes, but also to scrounge one or the other delicious bites.
Schwegerlstraße 48 (approx. 3-5 minutes on foot)
Cosy beer bar with a good selection of craft beers (20-25 different types). In addition to the beer selection good cocktails, long drinks and wines are also offered. On weekends tehy also offer a menu that changes regularly and includes dishes like pulled pork, burgers, Tacos or Austrian dishes.
Schutzhaus Zukunft auf der Schmelz
(approx. 10 minutes on foot)
The Schutzhaus Zukunft is located in the middle of the allotment garden settlement "Auf der Schmelz". It has a certain original charm and is known for its good Austrian home cooking as well as for its noodle and dumpling manufactory. In addition, it offers with a wide range for children care (children's dishes, changing table, children's armchair and playground).
Concerts and cabarets also take place regularly. Nice beer garden.
Mutzenbachers Pub und Bar
Ullmannstraße 51 (approx. 15 minutes on foot)
After dinner in the Hawidere it is advisable to change to the "Mutzenbachers Pub and Bar" for a nightcap. The bar is located in a former brothel and consequently offers a unique atmosphere. Ideal for the young and the young at heart.
Johnstraße 65, approx. 10 walking minutes
Hütteldorferstraße. 12, approx. 5 walking minutes
Only for Women
The FreeGym facility is located in the Reithoferpark, just a few meters from the apartments. Since the park is relatively small, the sports field is very easy to find. The six machines are suitable for people from the age of 14 and enable good fitness training units for workouts.
The closest cinema is the Lugner Kino at Lugner City and is approx. 15 to 20 walking minutes away. You may also use the metro U3 to Westbahnhof and change there to metro U6 and exit at Burggasse / Stadthalle. Use the Exit Lügner City.
The closest English-language cinema is the English Cinema Hayden and is located directly at Mariahilfer Straße. It can easily be reached in a few minutes with the U3, Neubaugasse station.
Apollo Kino, a Cineplex Kino
Only 5 minutes away on foot from U3 metro station Neubaugasse is the Apollo Kino. It offers 12 theatres with different sizes and also shows many films in original versions.
The area at the small-scale garden „Zukunft auf der Schmelz“ is ideal for jogging. The many small paths on the Schmelz are forbidden for cars and therefore offer a good running track
For larger laps, we recommend a run to the park at Schönbrunn Castle. To get there run down Schweglerstraße cross over the Schmelzbridge, then run along Avediktstraße to Auer-Welsbach-Park. Cross the park and you will already see Schönbrunn Palace. The Schönbrunn Palace park is situated behind the castle and offers many running routes and some demanding hills.
Wiener Stadthallenbad (Viennas City Indoor Pool)
Vogelweidplatz 14, approx. .5 -10 walking minutes
offers a total of three swimming pools. A sports pool (50 by 25 meters) has eight lanes, a platform for diving and also a pool area for non-swimmers.
The Wiener Stadthallenbad also has a new sauna and wellness area. In addition to a classic Finnish sauna, you can also use steam baths, a bio sauna, a herbal chamber and a salt sauna.
The Wiener Stadthalle is the most important event arena in Austria. It is mostly used for concerts by national and international stars, show like „Holiday on Ice“ and many more. However, it is also used for trade fairs and conferences and the ATP tennis tournaments. It was also used for the Eurovision Song Contest. You may reach it within 5 to 10 minutes by walking down the Hütteldorferstraße.
Banks and Cash machines/ATMs
directly opposite on Schweglerstraße, corner to Märzstraße (approx. 25 meters)
Santander Consumer Bank
directly opposite on Schweglerstraße (approx. 15 meters)
opposite on Märzstraße (approx. 40 meters)
beside the entrance to Spar supermarket at Märzstraße (approx. 30 meters)