Dachboden Vienna

Image by Julia Heiligenbrunner

Dachboden – Attic with a lovely view

Only a few years back this building used to be a student dormitory. I remember going there for a party in the basement which had a huge Marilyn Monroe picture on its wall. All gone – now it’s converted into a hotel. Times change places too – you either get depressed about it or try to move along. That’s how I ended up checking out this spot.

These days you get a lovely view over Vienna’s rooftops at Dachboden – the German word for attic – which is 25 Hours’ hotel bar. What I really like here: this is one of only a few bars in Austria where smoking is only permitted outside, on the roof-deck. The interior is chic and cozy – One word: carpets!

The Dachboden offers some snacks or cakes as well as unusual drinks you may have never heard about. If you feel like having more than just a snack, there’s the 1500 Foodmakers restaurant on the street level. 

My personal favorite: Wednesday night! When vintage mood is taking over with swing and co charming your ears.

Please note: an official directive limits the number of guests to 120, so admission is restricted when it gets too crowded up on the roof. Just head there early! 😉

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Details about this spot



Lerchenfelderstrasse 1-3, Vienna

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Opening Times

15:00 - 01:00 daily


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)