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Burggasse-Stadthalle Station is situated at Urban-Loritz-Platz on the Gürtel in the western part of Vienna city centre, one stop to the north from Westbahnhof on U-Bahn line U6. The station is at the border or the 7th district (Neubau) and the 15th district (Rudolfheim-Fünfhaus). Important streets near Burggasse-Stadthalle U6 Station are Neubaugürtel (section of the Gürtel), Burggasse, Westbahnstrasse (both towards the inner city), Gablenzgasse, and Hütteldorfer Strasse. There are two parks near Burggasse Station: Märzpark and Vogelweidpark. The most important building, which also gave its name to the station, is Wiener Stadthalle, a multi-functional sport, culture, and exhibition arena.
Although the number of hotels is considerably lower compared to the Inner City, you will find many hotels in different price categories near Burggasse-Stadthalle Station. The majority of hotels in this part of Vienna are 3 star or 4 star hotels. More hotels can be found to the east (in Neubau towards to Inner City) and south (near Westbahnhof). In general, the area between Burggasse Station and Westbahnhof is among the most popular hotel locations in Vienna.
Stretching from Westbahnhof Station to the Inner City, there is Vienna’s most famous shopping street, Mariahilfer Strasse, with many accommodation facilities, including some of Vienna’s oldest and most prestigeous hotels. Metro line U3 goes along Mariahilfer Strasse almost all the way from Westbahnhof to the Inner City – the U-Bahn stations are Westbahnhof, Zieglergasse, and Neubaugasse.
The next stop after Burggasse-Stadthalle on line U6 in the other direction is Thaliastrasse Station. Although not much interesting for tourists by itself, the area around Thaliastrasse Station has several good hotels and fast tram connection to the Inner City, Rathaus, Hofburg, and the Museums.
It is advisable to book accommodation early, as many hotels in Vienna are often fully booked, sometimes long in advance. Among the busiest periods in Viennese hotels are public holidays, the summer tourist season, and the time before and around Christmas.
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