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From bathhouse to ballroom

Ruby Sofie began life as the Sofiensäle, a grand 19th-century bathhouse. Thanks to her outstanding acoustics 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 playbills and furnishings with a head-turning piano.


So come on in and watch the world waltz by…

at sofie

Ruby Sofie is cashless

Say goodbye to rummaging for change and counting out coppers – just tap your card for cocktails, coffees and tasty Italian-inspired snacks at our 24-hour bar.

Save water, drink cocktails

Help us save water by swapping your daily room clean for a freshen up every three days and have a drink on us. Just ask a host.

Check-in & check-out

Check-in is from 3pm. If you arrive early, we're happy to look after your bags. Check-out is at 11am. Just drop your key card at the bar and we'll email your invoice.

Lean Luxury

So you can enjoy a stylish, city-centre stay for less, we've scrapped needless extras like room service, and focused on the things that really matter.

Relax at our 24/7 bar

The 24-hour bar is inspired by Sofie's star-studded past – take our signature cocktails for a spin, try the local tipple, catch a live gig or simply unwind.

Galley for all your needs

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.

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    Elevate your stay

    For a little slice of paradise, head up to the 5th floor. With views out over the city, our compact terrace is a great escape from the hustle and bustle below. Start your day with a sun salutation, spend an afternoon basking or grab a drink to savour with the sunset. We only go al fresco in fair weather, so please ask a host for opening times during your stay.

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    Ruby Paul in central Vienna

    A 15-minute stroll from Ruby Sofie, you'll find Ruby Paul, our light, airy workspace housed in Vienna’s palatial former post office. There, you'll find hot desks, co-working tables and meeting rooms with all mod cons. Get a discounted day pass, exclusively for hotel guests.

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    Escape to serenity

    Whether you’ve work to do, a book you can’t put down or just need a moment of calm, head to the library. Overlooking the bar, it's a tranquil spot to catch your breath and collect your thoughts. Plug in your gadgets at the table and speed through your to-do list with free superfast WiFi, or curl up in a cosy chair to finish that last chapter.

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Enjoy our breakfast

Our tasty, locally sourced breakfast buffet is served in the bar every morning, along with bottomless barista coffee or organic tea. Tuck into fresh fruit and superfood cereals, along with wholegrain bread and a delicious selection of meats and cheeses. Our favourite is the local speciality, Liptauer. Grab a bagel or a slice of bread and top with lashings of this seriously addictive spicy cream cheese.


Didn't book breakfast? No problem. We'd still love to see you there. It's €24, which we'll charge to your card.

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Take a look around

Discover all the Lean Luxury features in your room.

  • A powerful rainfall shower to help you wake up or wind down
  • Aromatherapy Ruby Care products packed with soothing essential oils
  • Dimmable lights for every mood
  • An extra-large pocket-spring bed with luxury linen and oversize duvets
  • Blackout curtains and top-notch soundproofing for some serious snoozing
  • A Marshall amp, so you can plug in your playlist or stream Ruby Radio

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 18
1030 Vienna


+43 1 205 771 200
sofie@ruby-hotels.com

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