Where To Stay In Vienna, Austria, For Your Coldplay Concert 2024 - Updated 2024

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Vienna is packed with historic and cultural attractions that help to consistently rank the city as one of the most popular destinations in Europe. Visitors can take a walk through the UNESCO-protected city center to learn more about the powerful Austrian Empire. Music fans must not miss the opportunity to watch the concert at Schönbrunn Palace, where pieces written by Mozart and Strauss are performed daily.

Ernst Happel Stadium in the city will play host to back-to-back Grammy-winning artists during August. After Taylor Swift entertains Austrian fans, it will be the turn of British rock band Coldplay to perform over four spectacular nights as part of their sold-out Music Of The Spheres World Tour. Make sure to book your rooms before the best ones sell out. Continue scrolling to find out where to stay in Vienna, Austria, for your Coldplay concert 2024.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 15, 2024.

Hotels near Ernst-Happel-Stadion

1. Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront (from USD 337)

Overlooking the mighty Danube, this is one of the most scenic properties in Vienna. Guests can begin their day with a jog along the river followed by a refreshing swim in the waterfront swimming pool. However, if you prefer something less strenuous, pick a lounger and top up your tan as you watch boats sailing past.

Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront is 750 m (2,460.63 ft) from the closest subway station, making it easy to navigate the city. It is also possible to rent a bicycle and explore the riverfront area. Ernst Happel Stadium is 1.3 km (0.81 mi) away and can be reached by taxi or on foot. The stadium recommends that ticket holders rely on public transport during major events and concerts, so leave your car safely parked at the hotel.

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Hilton Vienna Waterfront

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Handelskai 269
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Prater

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

2. Courtyard by Marriott Vienna Prater/Messe (from USD 172)

This Marriott property makes for an excellent choice whether you are in Vienna for work or play. The hotel is just across the road from Messe Wien Exhibition Congress Center and 1.4 km (0.99 mi) from Ernst Happel Stadium. After three hours of singing and dancing along to Coldplay’s catchy tunes, the sauna makes for an excellent spot to relax the next day.

Guests can get a taste of authentic Austrian flavors at Franz&Flora, while the breakfast room caters towards American fare. The location of Courtyard by Marriott Vienna Prater/Messe allows guests to choose from various modes of transport to get around Vienna. In addition to a nearby subway and bus stop, guests are also within walking distance of a bike-sharing station.

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Courtyard by Marriott Vienna Prater/Messe

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Trabrennstraße 4
988 meters (0.7 ft) from Prater

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

3. BASSENA Wien Messe Prater (from USD 190)

First-time visitors to Vienna will love the location, which makes it possible to not only watch Coldplay but also explore the historic city. Ernst Happel Stadium is 2.3 km (1.43 mi) away from BASSENA Wien Messe Prater and the efficient public transport system helps cover the distance in just 17 minutes. The on-site restaurant closes by 10pm, but the 24-hour self-service Fridge ensures that the post-concert hunger is satiated.

The hotel is next to Park Prater, which includes an amusement park and the Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. It is possible to spend the day at the park and opt for a scenic walking route to reach the stadium for the concert.

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BASSENA Wien Messe Prater

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Messestraße 2
356 meters (0.3 ft) from Prater

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Eurostars Embassy (from USD 154)

This property is a top choice for tourists traveling to Vienna for a short getaway or a leisurely holiday. Several attractions, shops, and restaurants are all within walking distance of Eurostars Embassy. The rooms follow a minimalist design theme that offers a clutter-free space to retreat to at the end of the day. The room windows that overlook the city and the street below are a highlight of the property and allow visitors to feel the pulse of the city. Some rooms include an attached balcony, which can be a perfect sunny spot for a private breakfast before a packed day.

Ernst Happel Stadium is 2.8 km (1.74 mi) from Eurostars Embassy and the nearest bus stop offers a direct route to the venue.

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Eurostars Embassy

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Landstraßer Hauptstraße 120
2.14 km (1.4 mi) from Prater

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

Hostels near Ernst-Happel-Stadion

5. St Christopher's Vienna (from USD 34)

After a long train journey, all one wants to do is freshen up and explore the city or take a quick power nap before heading out. Visitors can walk down to St Christopher’s Vienna from the main train station, grab a quick bite to eat from the nearby restaurants, and begin exploring. The hostel also conducts free walking tours of Vienna and they are an excellent way of getting a feel of the city. Hostels are synonymous with shared bathrooms on each floor. But, the new and modern St Christopher’s Vienna includes an en-suite in the dorms as well as private rooms.

The city center location puts guests 7 km (4.35 mi) away from Ernst Happel Stadium but the subway system makes it possible to reach the venue in approximately 30 minutes.

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St Christopher's Vienna

Wifi Available

Address: 16 Columbusgasse
4.37 km (2.8 mi) from Prater

Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Lift

6. a&o Wien Hauptbahnhof (from USD 19)

In addition to tempting prices, budget properties should also be centrally located and easily accessible to main transport links in a city. a&o Wien Hauptbahnhof is 300 m (984.25 ft) from the main train station and close to popular attractions such as Belvedere Palace. While the hostel includes a shared kitchen, the central location of the property means that there are countless restaurants in the neighborhood.

Ernst Happel Stadium is 8.1 km (5.03 mi) away from the hostel and the most cost-effective and environmentally sustainable way to reach the venue is via the city’s exceptional tram network. Guests visiting the city for a short but exciting trip to watch Coldplay perform live will truly appreciate the late check-out that will allow them to sleep in before heading back home.

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a&o Wien Hauptbahnhof

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Sonnwendgasse 11
3.95 km (2.5 mi) from Prater

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

7. Wombat's City Hostel Vienna Naschmarkt (from USD 29)

If you are unsure where to stay, pick this property that is part of a hostel chain. This Wombat hostel is outside of Vienna’s famed historic city center, yet close enough to access it every day. Use the excellent location of Wombat’s City Hostel Vienna Naschmarkt as an excuse to stay a little longer than a couple of days in Vienna. Ernst Happel Stadium is 7.8 km (4.85 mi) away and can be reached using a variety of public transport options.

In case you make friends with fellow Coldplay fans over a beer at WomBar, a shared cab would be the fastest way to cover the distance.

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Wombat's City Hostel Vienna Naschmarkt

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rechte Wienzeile 35
3.58 km (2.3 mi) from Prater

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift Billiards Karaoke

8. CH-Hostel (from USD 35)

In addition to being pocket-friendly, the best budget accommodations also boast a prime location. The ideal location of CH-Hostel in the historic heart of Vienna makes it possible for tourists to easily explore many of the popular attractions on foot. This property is best suited for visitors arriving in the city via train or bus since it does not include parking.

However, the train and bus stops nearby make it easy to access venues all across the city. The subway is also the recommended mode of transport to cover the 8.8 km (5.47 mi) to Ernst Happel Stadium to watch Coldplay perform live. This is an adults-only property and offers the option of mixed and female-only dorm rooms.

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Wifi Available

Address: Börsegasse 1
2.32 km (1.5 mi) from Prater

Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out Heating Luggage storage WiFi Available Free WiFi

Vacation rentals near Ernst-Happel-Stadion

9. Centrally located apartment with a balcony (from USD 95)

Tourists booking this rental enjoy a scenic location close to the banks of the Danube. The apartment features innovative floor cooling technology to help lower temperatures during peak summer. While the apartment is ideal for the Coldplay concert at Ernst Happel Stadium, the nearby subway station also makes it possible to access all the popular attractions in Vienna. Additionally, the apartment can accommodate private vehicles and offers on-site parking for an affordable fee of 5 EUR (5.28 USD) per day.

Guests can begin each day with a coffee on the balcony and end it with a glass of wine before bed. The setting is constructed to overlook the Southeastern side of the Danube and allows visitors a chance to experience the river at various times during their stay.

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
2.47 km (1.6 mi) from Prater
114 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi was also great and i had access to netflix
i really loved the apartment i just wished there was coffee for me in the morning
bed and sofa are very comfortable we definitely will book again next time
we were very lucky to get chance to stay in this beautiful good size apartment
very comfortable bed and conveniently split bathroom
everything was clean and neat
modern and clean had everything we needed
daisy’s place was clean and modern
great stay apartment was very clean and spacious
clean and modern with good kitchen equipment
friendly host which was easy for changing the reservation
the host is very responsive and provided clear instructions for check-in
amazing host amazing city beautiful place to stay
it was a great stay beautiful flat and friendly owners
friendly host convenient location
great location metro station is almost right in the building
so glad we chose this place
very well connected by metro line
comfortable apartment near the station that brings you everywhere you want to be
lovely apartment just as described and shown on the pictures and super close to the u-bahn station donaumarina
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10. Praterloft 33 (from USD 106)

This rental ensures that the fun never stops as it is steps from Prater Park, which includes an amusement park and the famous Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. The rental utilizes bright and bold colors for a striking first impression. The 56-sq-m (602.78-sq-ft) apartment is part of a former nightclub that has been amazingly converted by the architect-owners of the property. The 14-ft (4.27-m) ceiling and the south-facing windows guarantee plenty of natural light throughout the day.

Ernst Happel Stadium is 3.2 km (1.24 mi) away from Praterloft 33 and takes 10 minutes by car, while the subway takes 14 minutes and includes two stops along the way. There are several restaurants nearby, so the single-counter kitchen might not be that frequently used during the stay.

Stayed at this property?
Vienna, Austria
349 meters (0.3 ft) from Prater
241 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy and our group of 4 people fit nicely in the space
all amenities required for a comfortable stay are there
we had a lovely stay in suzanne’s apartment
the apartment is not huge but it's very functional and a great stay for the 4 of us
the beds were incredibly comfortable (something i’m usually really picky about)
very clean and well equipped
the apartment is really clean
lovely and clean and the beds were comfortable
it was very clean and we got a lot of information from susanne
unit was very clean and all we need are inside the unit
host patrick is very friendly and attentive
susanne is a very kind host this apartment is absolutely recommended for everybody :)
susanne is a wonderful host and made checking in and out very easy and seamless
great value for money for a design property and great host
susanne is also a responsive and pleasant host
a cute place in a great location
the apartment’s location is perfect
the location is very convenient - near the metro prater amusement park playgrounds and safe bike paths
close to lots of great restaurants and cafes near the apartment
susanne's place is in a great location just near prater park
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11. Independent house with a garden and sauna (from USD 139)

This exceptional house makes it possible to enjoy a summer in Vienna in addition to watching Coldplay perform live at Ernst Happel Stadium. The property is close to Prater Park but the residential location offers a quiet space to retreat to at the end of the day. Guests can unwind in the sauna before sitting out in the garden with a chilled beer.

Depending on the weather and mood, guests can prepare their meals indoors or make sure of the barbecue grill and outdoor dining table. Moreover, the kitchen comes installed with a dishwasher. Visitors can also use it to reach Ernst Happel Stadium to watch Coldplay perform live once again in Vienna.

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Prater
59 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
katerina was a great host
katerina and her husband were outstanding hosts
thank you lovely place and lovely owners
katerina was a great host and her place is amazing
kati was an amazing host who was very responsive and made us feel very comfortable in her beautiful property
the location of the house and the house itself is perfect for a family trip to vienna
wonderful place so close to center yet in the quiet family-perfect area
great for couples and families alike as many playgrounds close by
the property is located in a quiet neighbourhood and has good transport links
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12. Charming studio close to Prater Park (from USD 85)

Taking inspiration from the city’s many green spaces, this building was planned to incorporate a vertical garden. Guests can begin each day with a refreshing morning walk before cooking a healthy breakfast in the cherry red designer kitchen. The compact kitchen is uniquely designed to close off like a cupboard when not in use. Guests have the option of dining indoors or taking their meal up to the 11th-floor rooftop terrace.

The all-glass facade helps to brighten the studio and project a larger living space. The closest subway stop is five minutes away from the rental and can help transport guests to Ernst Happel Stadium for the Coldplay concert.

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from Prater
101 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was comfortable and had everything we needed - and the bed was very comfortable
the apartment is clean and conducive
the apartment is clean and well equipped
the place is also immaculately clean
johannes place was very clean and it was very easy to communicate with him
apartment is spectacular clean having absolutely needed to feel comfortable
the host is very responsive
the hosts were super responsive and friendly
owner of house always willing to help you
very helpful and attentive host
great host will respond so quick
excellent location near to metro station
very nice location close to prater
great location and great place
awesome place near metro station and city center
great location right next to the university of economics and business
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Enjoy a Viennese summer with the brilliance of Coldplay

Vienna is a major historic and cultural center in Europe that has continued to maintain its popularity with tourists. This summer will see Coldplay returning to the city for sold-out shows at Ernst Happel Stadium. Use the above list as a guide to decide where to stay in Vienna, Austria, for your Coldplay concert 2024.

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