Insider: Martina Zöhrer

 

Teaches Judo for kids and is a true foodie. Don't let her get hangry. 

 

Your job at the Altstadt Vienna?

 

I am responsible for events and banquets. And helping my colleagues at the front desk.

 

You can reach me at: hotel@altstadt.at or  +4315226666-0

 

Word Rap about Vienna

 

Only in Vienna:

True coffee house tradition: For example Café Hawelka or Café Central.

 

Better elsewhere:

Been mentioned quite a lot. But Vienna has no ocean.

 

Your vice(s):

A good glass of red wine with friends. And another one.    

 

Sweet Vienna:

Ice cream at Veganista, Try matcha flavour and strawberry-agave.

Famous Esterházy cake at former imperial patissier Gerstner

 

Hearty Vienna:

Heuriger (vine tavern) 10er Marie in Ottakring – one of the oldest heuriger in Vienna.

Bodega Marques – heavenly tapas and red wines.

Natsu Sushi – excellent sushi. student's hub. basic interior.

 

When it gets dark:

Shisha at Café Berfin

Belgian beer at Känguruh

Jazz at Porgy&Bess or miles smiles

 

Chic Vienna:

Be it the imperial Burgtheater, the Josefstadt or the very close by - Volkstheater... Go to the theatre!

 

No to be found in a tourist guide:

Vienna's public pools, like the Schafbergbad, beautifully located.

Public parcs like Türkenschanzpark or Dehnepark

 

Your favorite spot:

During summer the danube island "Donauinsel": Swimming, boat rentals, picknicks... 

Always good: brunch at Café Sperl or at the Weltcafé

 

A must see:

Classic Viennese markets in urban neighbourhoods, like the Kutschkermarkt

 

Selfie Spot:

Sundown at Kahlenberg with a view over Vienna.

 

No need to do or see, even if found in a tourist guide:

The original Sacher Cake. You will find better, moister, fluffier.

 

Let's wrap it up, what do you love about Vienna?

The public spaces! Vienna has so many beautiful places, to use free of charge. Almost everything is reachable on foot or by bike. During day and night time. Just get started.

 

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