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Looking for a restaurant in Vienna with a name similar to "An die 2 Linsen" that served huge Schnitzel

A quick search led me to this (German) article, which states: Das bei Touristen und Wienern gleichermaßen beliebte Traditions-Beisl "Zu den 2 Lieserln" hat zugesperrt. Auf der Homepage bedankt sich ...
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May a hotel provide accommodation for fewer people than booked?

TL;DR: The hotel has provided what you paid for. Sorry. There are two separate but related things here: The number of people that can legally stay in a room. This is also known as the maximum ...
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Vienna To Graz By Rail

You don't need to go somewhere else (by cab or similar) from the airport to reach a train. It has a station called "Flughafen Wien Bahnhof", which is easily accessible from the terminal buildings ...
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Seeking Starbucks in Vienna very near to public transportation

I notice in the comments that you're looking for somewhere to sit and work. Apparently, Vienna has a very high concentration of co-working spaces purpose-designed for the sort of thing you're looking ...
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May a hotel provide accommodation for fewer people than booked?

What the other answers seem to overlook is that you more than likely paid for this with a credit card. Agoda can say it's non-refundable all they like, but they can't keep you from disputing the ...
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transferring from train arriving in Vienna to Vienna airport with more luggage then I can carry without a trolley

Vienna International Airport offers porter services for departing and arriving passengers. The minimum charge is EUR 15, which covers porterage for up to five pieces of luggage. More details here: ...
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Vienna To Graz By Rail

It's certainly doable. There is a train station right in the airport. Best connection runs once an hour: Railjet to Wien Central Station and than another Railjet to Graz. You have 10 minutes to ...
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

Seems wild to me that I couldn't find this info in English from the official sources. Here's a shot: VOR Fares The regional transit authority, VOR, fares are valid on the vast majority of mass ...
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Layover at Vienna for 6 hours - enough for some sightseeing?

I have transited through vienna around 15 times and happy to give you some tips on what to see during your 6 hour layoff. St.Stephens Platz church (start here. Its the city centre walk around for 2h ...
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Sunny coffee house in Vienna

The best suggestion that comes to mind is the Palmenhaus at the Burggarten. . Image source: Wikimedia Commons It's a café-brasserie-bar with a huge conservatory facing south-west. Even better, it has ...
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Layover at Vienna for 6 hours - enough for some sightseeing?

The City Airport Train will take you (close to) the center in just 16 minutes. It is however a lot more expensive than the regular train going the same way in just 10 or so minutes more. Each of the ...
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How to avoid the huge tunnel at Vienna when travelling from Munich to Budapest by train?

If you wish to bypass the long Wienerwald tunnel, you need to get off at St. Pölten and take a different train to Vienna. If you have a look at a railway map (http://www.bueker.net/trainspotting/map....
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Buy old currency in Bratislava and Vienna

Every capital city I have ever been, and many smaller cities and towns, have shops selling coins, and those mostly also do bank notes of the country. In German, for Vienna and Germany, you google on '...
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May a hotel provide accommodation for fewer people than booked?

I am extremely frustrated by this situation. They have charged my for 3 people yet they are not providing a room that can accommodate my family. This really depends on the way it was advertised. In ...
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

Does the 48-hours ticket include train from airport to city center? No. The 48-hour ticket, excludes the zone the airport is in. If not, are there any ways not to buy separate ticket, but just "...
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Seeking Starbucks in Vienna very near to public transportation

You can search for stores on the Starbucks site, here are the results for Vienna, Austria. There are many stores and many are near U-Bahn stations and/or tram and bus stops. For example this store ...
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Looking for a restaurant in Vienna with a name similar to "An die 2 Linsen" that served huge Schnitzel

Since there is no shortage of Wiener Schnitzel tourist traps this insider Schnitzel guide may help. I have also been recently at restaurant 'Zum Friedensrichter' in Leopoldstadt - not huge Schnitzel ...
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Seat choice and comfort on the Euronight Train

The wagon contains six-seat compartments. This is how a compartment looks like, although the colors are usually faded: Ralf Roletschek - CC-BY-SA 3.0 Unported The seats are reclinable (although not ...
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Safe space to spend the night in Vienna without booking a hotel room

For 5.8€, you could get a transit day pass that allows for unlimited travel on the transit network, including night buses – (especially) if you take a seat next to the bus operator, you'll definitely ...
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transferring from train arriving in Vienna to Vienna airport with more luggage then I can carry without a trolley

The reason you cannot find an easy solution to your problem is that you are trying to do something that the system intentionally does not support. Various sources on the Internet will claim that you ...
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

The 48-hour ticket for the "core zone Vienna" indeed does not include the airport (despite the "core zone" wording all other zones outside of Vienna have been abolished in favour of a distance-based ...
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How likely is standby on Austrian Airlines?

How likely is it that I get on as a standby passenger on July 30? Not very likely, but that depends on the details. Just going to the airport and asking them to let you on a flight is extremely ...
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Buying Mozart balls at a decent price in Vienna

Mozartkugel (Mozart rounds) are very popular for tourists - you can buy them almost everywhere - but unfortunately they are not cheap. On the official page you can find a link to an online shop and I ...
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Do American tourists get the Senior Discount in Vienna?

Most Viennese museums request just a valid ID/Passport/Driving License which shows the age. Same is valid in rest of Austria. Other countries might have different rules. For example, "The ...
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May a hotel provide accommodation for fewer people than booked?

The number of people staying in the room and the number of beds needed are not directly related. For example, I have shared hotel rooms with people whom I was happy to share a bed with (romantically ...
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Amazon/Ebay pickup locations in Frankfurt/Munich/Vienna airport?

Both Germany and Austria have several competing package delivery companies, each with their own pick-up locations. First you've got to ensure you know which one(s) your seller uses. In Germany, ...
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Do trains in Europe run on Christmas day?

In Germany and probably also Austria, most trains stop running sometime early to late evening on both the 24th and the 31st of December. Service will not be resumed until Christmas Day or New Year’s ...
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Seeking traditional coffeehouse in Vienna , extremely close to public transportation

I think you'll find a lot of places that satisfy your requirements: Vienna has many coffee houses and an excellent public transport network. If you pick a random location in the central district, it's ...
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Day trip to Mauthausen Memorial from Vienna, Austria

The camp area is relatively flat and easy to walk. If you go by rental car, there is a parking lot almost immediately outside the main entrance. Going by public transport is difficult if you have ...

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