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Bathhouse to ballroom in Vienna

Ruby Sofie may be surrounded by peaceful streets and historic architecture, but the city's main sights are a short stroll away.


Originally built as a bathhouse, Ruby Sofie was set for a life of lather, rinse, repeat. Thanks to her excellent acoustics though, she was soon transformed into a beautiful ballroom.


In the cosy bar, the music lives on, in the form of gigs by local bands. Drop by for a cocktail or bring your friends and grab a beer. And when it's time to unwind, each room is a haven of Lean Luxury calm, designed with serious sleep in mind. 


Blending tranquillity with great transport links, Sofie's an eight-minute walk from Wien Mitte station, just across the river from the landmarks of the Ringstrasse.

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Concert hall meets vintage

Ruby Sofie began life as the Sofiensäle, a grand 19th-century bathhouse. As soon as her outstanding acoustics were spotted though, singing in the shower quickly turned to concerts and gala balls, with everyone from Johann Strauss to the Kinks gracing her stage. When it comes to design, we’ve taken cues from our leading lady’s past life, mixing vintage furnishings and antique playbills with statement spotlights and a head-turning piano.

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Check-In

Get your key card in seconds using our speedy self check-in screens at the bar. Need a hand? Just ask one of our hosts.

Breakfast

Packed with locally sourced treats, our healthy breakfast is served in the bar and topped off with bottomless barista coffee.

Bar and Sun Terrace

Take our signature cocktails for a spin, try the local tipple and catch a live gig in the bar, or head to our 5th-floor terrace for a sundowner.

Galleys

You'll find free tea and an iron on the 5th floor, plus a Maxi Bar selling everything from drinks and snacks to umbrellas and toothbrushes.

Ruby bikes

The best way to explore Vienna is on two wheels, so rent a Ruby bike and get pedalling. For local tips, just ask our hosts.

Library

Got some work to do or a book you can’t put down? Head to the library overlooking the bar to tackle your to-do list, or finish that last chapter.

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In the mood for Vienna? We can't wait to see you. Simply tap in your dates, pick a room and start planning your trip.

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Bar

The bar is the beating heart of Ruby Sofie. From breakfast and barista coffee, to afternoon snacks and our expertly shaken signature cocktails, you'll find something to tempt you, whatever the time. We also host live gigs and regular events, so grab a drink, pull up a seat and enjoy.

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Rooms

Every room at Ruby Sofie is a calming, sound-proofed sanctuary. From the luxurious, pocket-spring mattress and oversize bedding to the rainfall shower and aromatherapy Ruby Care products, everything's designed with relaxation and restorative sleep in mind. Step inside, dim the lights and unwind.

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Breakfast

From fresh fruit and superfood cereals, to wholegrain bread and a delicious selection of meats and cheeses, our healthy, locally sourced breakfast buffet will set you up for the day ahead. You'll also find bottomless barista coffee and tasty organic teas.

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Vienna awaits, all that's missing is you… Choose your room and snap up your stay today.

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Our location

With the airport less than half an hour away, Ruby Sofie's great for a flying visit. Wien Mitte station is an eight-minute walk away, and you can stroll to the city's main sights within 15 minutes.


Marxergasse 17
1030 Vienna

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Ruby Paul Workspaces

Got some work to do while you're in town? Pack your laptop and enjoy a discounted day pass at Ruby Paul. Our light, airy workspace housed in Vienna’s palatial former post office offers spots for every style of working.

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    Treat yourself

    Enjoy a little Lean Luxury at home, with aromatherapy Ruby Care shampoos and shower gels, along with scented candles, organic tea and Hausbrandt coffee – all available in our online shop. You can even buy Ruby-style bedding, carefully designed with sleep in mind.

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    Our Lean Luxury philosophy is at the heart of everything we do. Simply put, it's about making smart choices so we can offer extraordinary stays at sensible prices. From our thoughtfully designed rooms to the little luxuries at every turn, we focus on what matters and skip the superfluous.

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    Unwind in style

    To us, luxury means laid-back comfort in characterful surroundings, right in the heart of the city. So, in your room you'll find an oversize bed and fluffy duvet, a rainfall shower and aromatherapy Ruby Care products. Bliss.

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    The lean part is all about doing away with unnecessary extras, like room service and a mini bar. We're also smart with space and streamline systems behind the scenes. This innovative approach means we can offer luxury for less.

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    Sustainability

    From choosing renewable energy and installing smart lighting, to refilling Ruby Care bottles and restoring pre-loved furniture, we're serious about sustainability. We're also lucky enough to have brilliant local suppliers who keep our food and drink miles down.

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Good to know

How do I get to Ruby Sofie?

You'll find us at Marxergasse 17, 1030 Vienna. 


Ruby Sofie is an eight-minute walk from Wien Mitte station, from where the airport's 16 minutes by train.

Is there anywhere to park?

While we don't have our own car park, Tiefgarage Sofiensäle is right under the hotel.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in is from 3pm and check-out is 11am.


If you arrive before 3pm, we'll do our best to find you a room. Otherwise, we'll happily look after your bags while you go exploring or grab a drink.


Fancy a lie in? Just ask our hosts for late check-out options when you arrive.


To check in, look for the screen at the bar and tap in your details. Your key card will pop out the slot and you can head straight to your room. If you need any help, just ask.


There's no need to check out. Simply leave your key card at the bar or in the drop box. We'll send the invoice for your stay to the email address you used when booking.

Lost & found

Left something behind? We'll do our best to reunite you. Just fill in our lost and found form and our housekeeping team will check if it's been handed in.

How can I contact the Ruby team?

Send us a message via e-mail sofie@ruby-hotels.com and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.

I want to explore your corporate offers, what's the process?

Embrace stress-free business travel with our modern approach. Simply drop us a request through our form, and we'll handle the rest. Or, take a casual stroll through our corporate page to get a sneak peek.

How can I book a group stay?

If you're planning a group stay for 9 or more people, you can simply fill in the form – we will contact you as soon as possible.

I'd like to organize an event at Ruby, how does it work?

Let's turn your event dreams into reality. Quick and easy – just send your request via the form, and our team will get in touch.

Is there a space for meetings or events?

Yes – with room for up to 30 people, our Gallery is the ideal place to host a small event with delightful drinks and snacks or to plan a special team get-together. If you're planning larger gatherings with top-secret discussions, you can rent separate, fully-equipped meeting rooms and offices at our Ruby Paul Workspaces. For more information, just fill in the request form.

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Time to explore

What are you waiting for? Let's go to Vienna…

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