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art & design apartment, private parking, 10 minutes to historical center!! - TOP 11

Bedrooms 2
Space 80 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights



TOP 11

Carefully our house, originally buildet around 1850, was completely renovated in 2008. Originally a so-called “Bassena” house (running water only outside the flat), the apartments have been renovated intelligent, loving and superior to today's living standards. Top 11, formerly two so-called room-kitchen-cabinet flats, consist now of four rooms: the former entrance / kitchen area was reclassified to an entrance, a spacious bathroom with a toilet. Further there is a Dwelling-/Cookingarea (20sqm) and at least two spacious bedrooms (25 sqm & 30sqm). From a substandard apartment, generously acting, a modern apartment has been created. This effect is reinforced by minimalistic but aestheticly high quality furnishings. Ideally for 2 - 4 persons, this apartment is capable also for up to 6 people by providing extra beds.

About the property

SCHIFFAMT accommodation

THE APARTMENTS:: day trip, vacation, work stay. Our apartments offer the ideal starting point for your trip to Vienna. Lovingly looking unique pieces and constantly changing art provide the perfect atmosphere. :: FACILITIES:: The apartments have a modern, minimalistic interior.Real wooden oak floors, modern bathrooms. Satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, Books, Music, DVD. Attention! Parking in the house! :: LOCATION:: We are located in close proximity to the Carmelite market with its numerous restaurants and the weekly Saturday farmers market. The city center is five minutes walking distance. Augarten and the Danube Canal offer recreational and sports facilities around the Ecke.Verkehranbindungen: U2, U4:: SERVICES:: hand-ironed linens, fresh towels as needed. Salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil are part of the basic equipment. For help with your wiener cultural and recreational activities we are happy to provide you with information and tips.

Christian Droste
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, german, russian
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2018

About Christian Droste

My name is Christian Droste, I was born in 1964. I live in this building since I was born. I am a freelance artist and musician. My wife Natalia and I run our holiday apartments since the summer of 2009.

Christian Droste purchased this apartment in 1864

Why Christian Droste chose Leopoldstadt

Our house, a 160-year-old 'Gründerzeithaus' comes from family. My grandfather, he was a blacksmith, had his workshop here and lived here also. It is the center of our living and the center of our work. Workshop, gallery, hotel, office.

What makes this apartment unique

I was born here and I grew up here in this house. It's my belly and my brain and I love it with my whole heart. Our building is a 160 year old lady with a lot of charm in one of the most beautiful districts of Vienna.

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Accommodation and facilities for TOP 11 in Leopoldstadt, Austria

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sleepingroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 160 cm x 200 cm
    Sleepingroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 160 cm x 200 cm
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Gated Community
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(33 traveller reviews)

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TOP 11
average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews

An enjoyable break

  • 4 of 5

Christian's apartment is ideally placed for a trip to Vienna. It is about 10 to 12 minutes walk into the centre but it is situated in a residential area and so is quiet. The apartment is lovely, very artistically decorated, it is exactly as it is portrayed on the site. Everything is provided and it was very clean. The weather was cold when we were there but the apartment was very cosy and warm. We were in apartment 11 on the third floor and found bringing up the luggage difficult as there wasn't a lift! I think the bedding, sheets, duvet covers and mattress covers couId do with an upgrade. They were a little tired looking.

Would I come back again....yes! We wished we had a longer stay as there is so much to do and see.

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is very well located with easy access to the city (about a 10-15 minute walk).

  • 3 of 5

Christian was so helpful and went out of his way to help with anything asked. The apartment we stayed in was up three flights of stairs and we got great exercise with all the walking we did. The apartment is minimally furnished

  • Review Submitted: 05/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The apartment was in a really good location for us.

We could walk the city and visit the art galleries which was the main purpose of our visit. The apartment was a pleasure to stay in having all the equipment needed to make for a trouble free stay. My daughter and I both loved the spaciousness of the accommodation and the art work on display. The location near to a working market with plenty of nearby coffee and food stops suited us well. We both spent a thoroughly enjoyable time in Vienna made more so by the convenience or the apartment

  • Review Submitted: 10/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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six people covering five decades + two apartments = excellent vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Schiffamtsgasse 11 was perfect for us. The location is great: a one minute walk to the metro, three minute walk to the supermarket, or a ten to fifteen minute walk to the city center (Altstadt). Both apartments, (a one and a two bedroom) were spotless, bright, airy, and full of interesting art on the walls. The bathrooms are enormous and the beds and linens very comfortable. The kitchens had all the fundamentals and then some, and the washing machine in the hallway was a piece of cake to use.

I couldn't figure out how to use the espresso machine, so Christian popped right over to show me, bringing his own one with him just in case ours didn't work, but the problem was my own ignorance, not any issue with a kitchen gadget.

Christian also has a table on the landing full of Vienna info, books, magazines, laminated articles, maps, all available to guests, in case they don't bring their own.

Some of us had breakfast around the big kitchen table every morning, but others went around the corner to the Karmelitermarkt, where there are numerous small cafes and restaurants (try Tewa, any time of day or night!).

While we sometimes took either the metro or a trolley, ultimately, if you like to walk, you can easily get to most of the Altstadt on foot: MAK, Stephansdom, the Hofburg, the Opera, Kaernerstrasse.

The trolley was good for the Belvedere and the metro is a must for Schoenbrunn.

The famous old cafes we found still worth it: Sperl and Central, each for entirely different reasons.

I would definitely recommend any of Christian's apartments to my friends. People who no longer tolerate stairs well might need a different option, but we loved being able to easily get away from the tourist-filled center and into our quiet but spacious flats.

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Vienna and we enjoyed the holiday flat. It was very comfortable and well-furnished and in a great location for public transport, a baker's and a supermarket. We liked the artistic style of the flat too. Although we were out all day sightseeing it was nice to be able to come back and relax in front of the TV with plenty of space. Vienna itself is amazing and we will have to come back again to do all the things we didn't have time for. The public transport system is perfect and the food is so tasty.

  • Review Submitted: 18/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, chic, and cozy

  • 5 of 5

This rental is too good to be true!

Close walk to downtown

Ample space

Fully equipped kitchen

Quiet neighborhood

Restaurants within walking distance

Close to the train

Christian is very kind and hospitable

  • Review Submitted: 02/12/2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Vienna International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Skopik & Lohn
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
Alte Donau
Car: not necessary

Our apartments are located in the 2nd quarter at the “Karmeliterviertel”, only a stone's throw away from the historical city center (10 min walk). In 5 minutes you can walk to the beautiful Augarten, to relax or just visite the world famous Augarten china factory. Also nearby is the Danube Canal, which has developed into a boulevard with nice beach bars and restaurants. We should also mention the Karmelitermarkt - a meeting place for young and old, with it´s weekly Saturday farmers' market, with countless austrian organic cheese, meat and vegetable dishes and many other delicacies. Again, there are many good restaurants, bars and meeting places that are frequented by artists, all kind of people. In the Wiener Prater children and parents find traditional “Rummel” and modern attractions side by side. This is the special charm of the Prater. We have also some museums in our district. We do not write here about all the atractions of the historical center because the are known worldwide.


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