The most famous city that the Danube flows through is undoubtedly Vienna. This city is filled with exciting and historical places to see, not least of which is the Schonbrunn Palace, the home of the ruling Habsburg family. The Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront is a four-star hotel on Leopoldstadt.
Rooms are graded standard, deluxe, king and queen, and prices begin around £200 per night. All rooms provide views of the Danube or of the city. Guests have access to a gym, sauna and an open-air pool. Free wifi and computer printing facilities are available. Less expensive but just as accessible by the river cruise visitor is the Hotel Vienna. It costs about £100 per night and visitors have access to wifi and a breakfast buffet.
Visitors to the German town of Cologne, home of the famous cathedral, have a variety of hotels to choose from. The Hotel Lyskirchen is located on the Fitzengraben near the banks of the Rhine.
It offers visitors wifi, a breakfast buffet, a pool and fitness centre, and costs about £100 per night. Less expensive but also near the Rhine bank is the Art’otel, which costs around £70 per night. Visitors who cruise along the Seine have a wealth of hotels to choose from.
For a true Parisian experience, go to the Hotel Mercure Paris near the Eiffel Tower where, from around £150 per night, you can enjoy luxury accommodation, wifi and television, and an international bar and restaurant. In addition to these hotels, all port cities offer many cheap accommodation options where visitors on a budget can stay.