The magnificent Palais Ferstel is located in one of the oldest parts of Vienna. Inspired by a long journey to Italy, the young architect Heinrich von Ferstel created one of the citys most interesting 19th-century edifices between 1856 and 1860, architecturally combining ashlar construction and Venetian-Florentine trecento style.
Today, Palais Ferstels perfect blend of architectural styles gives the venue its refreshing symbiosis of impressively classic ambience and state-of-the-art installations. Lavishly faithful revitalisation and restoration work, taking in every last detail, have left the building splendidly radiant, while optimally incorporating the infrastructures essential to modern event facilities.
Palais Ferstels unique qualities generate a virtually unsurpassable ambience for events of all kinds. Any occasion can be celebrated in this exceptional setting. Impressive gala dinners, prestigious cocktail receptions and exclusive culinary festivities can all be excellently staged in the extremely well-appointed and ornate halls of Palais Ferstel. The Grosser Ferstelsaal gives guests a generous amount of space in a historically attractive setting, providing a great opportunity for exciting encounter, unique to Viennas city centre. The Palais embraces top standards of service and equipment. All rooms boast daylight, yet can be darkened completely upon request. The premises´ excellent acoustics coupled with state-of-the-art technology and flexible stage modules meet any requirements made of them. Quality woodwork, decorated marble and elegant gold features make Palais Ferstel a stylish event venue whose loving attention to detail always exudes a personal ambience.
The grand facility meets all the needs of a progressive event centre. All installations from the latest communications technology to fully-automated blinds and air-conditioning are equal to the most exacting of demands.
The Palais kitchen caters for the most discriminating of tastes and is at the exclusive disposal of the facility\'s guests. Event organisers can arrange for sumptuous set meals and other dishes to be served, thereby doing full justice to individual preferences. Food is always freshly prepared by the kitchen staff, and accompanied by top standards of quality and service. The international cuisine will delight even the palates of seasoned gourmets. Suitable for max. 500 people cocktail, 390 people for dinner or 290 people for dinner with dance. The largest conference room allows seating of 420 people theatre style or 250 people classroom style.