In 1872 when the city walls were replaced by the grand Ringstrasse the Palais Leitenberger and the Palais Henckel von Donnersmarck were built as detached family residences. Carefully restored so as to not lose any of their original splendour these two palaces come together as the 5 star Radisson BLU Palais hotel in Vienna. The hotel is situated on the Ringstrasse in the heart of Vienna close to many famous attractions including St. Stephen's Cathedral the Imperial Palace and one of the major shopping streets the Karntner Strasse. Situated in the heart of Vienna Radisson Blu Palais Hotel Vienna is close to Viennese City Park St. Stephen's Cathedral and Vienna State Opera. Also nearby are Albertina and Austrian National Library. Radisson BLU Palais Hotel Vienna has a health club and a sauna. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This 5-star hotel features business amenities including a business center a technology helpdesk and limo/town car service. Dining options at this luxury hotel include a restaurant a coffee shop/café and a bar/lounge. The staff can provide concierge services tour/ticket assistance and wedding services. Additional amenities include a library multilingual staff and laundry facilities. For a surcharge guests receive transportation including an area shuttle and a roundtrip airport shuttle. Guest parking is available on a limited first-come first-served basis (surcharge). The property has designated areas for smoking. The 247 air-conditioned guestrooms at Radisson BLU Palais Hotel Vienna include minibars and safes. Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is provided. Televisions are equipped with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer handheld showerheads makeup/shaving mirrors hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Additional amenities include clock radios and trouser presses. In addition amenities available on request include a turndown service hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls. Housekeeping is offered daily.