Contact person for you events

Mag. Gerald Thalhammer

Questions & Answers

What are the Billrothhaus opening hours?

Mondays to Thursdays from 09:00 to 17:00 and Fridays from 09:00 to 13:00 (events can also be held outside these opening times).

How do visitors get to the Billrothhaus by public transport, and is there any parking available nearby?

The Billrothhaus (Frankgasse 8, 1090 Vienna) is located in the centre of Vienna, close to the University of Vienna’s old AKH [General Hospital] campus and the Austrian National Bank. There are good public transport connections, and the Billrothhaus is within easy reach from the following stations: Schottentor (lines U2, 1, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 71, D), Landesgerichtsstrasse (lines 43, 44), Schwarzspanierstrasse (lines 37, 38, 40, 41, 42) and Lange Gasse (lines 5, 33). If arriving by car, there are short-stay parking zones near the Billrothhaus (Mon-Fri 09:00-22:00; max. stay 2 hours). There is also underground parking in nearby Otto Wagner Platz (more detailed information available at www.bestinparking.at) and at Votivpark (www.wipark.at).

What events can be held at the Billrothhaus?

With its breath-taking ambience, modern technology and multi-purpose function rooms, the Billrothhaus, which is protected as a listed historic monument, is sure to make your event a success. The practical layout of our various rooms make them perfect for small and medium-sized events, such as conferences, panel discussions, press conferences, workshops, receptions, meetings, galas, jubilee celebrations, private parties and product presentations. However, other types of programme and cultural events, such as concerts and readings, film and photo shoots, can also be held at the Billrothhaus. We’ll turn your event dreams into landmark occasions so to speak.

What does it cost to hire a room or rooms?

We will put together a tailored offer just for you. As a guide, here are the costs of hiring the  individual function rooms. In accordance with §2, para. 5, clause 2 of the Austrian law on VAT of 1972, our prices do not include VAT. All prices are stated in euros. Valid from 01.01.2019. By confirming a booking, you are also accepting our Terms and Conditions. We offer discounted day and half-day rates to charitable and scientific associations and NGOs. Prices are inclusive of event technology (standard equipment as described in the offer) and mobile equipment; there are additional charges for staff (if required for security, cleaning, event management and technicians).

What is the capacity of the various function rooms?

Click here for details about the size and capacity of all our function rooms.

Do you have an in-house caterer, or can I choose any caterer I wish?

Our carefully selected catering partners offer speciality dishes, premium quality and outstanding customer service. From regional cuisine for your green event to a lovingly designed buffet for a board meeting or canapés for a conference – our superb catering partners are reliable, flexible and familiar with the set-up of the Billrothhaus and can provide it all.

Your satisfaction is important to us – so you always have free choice of catering and can bring any catering service you like to the Billrothhaus! We would be happy to help you choose a caterer. We charge a one-off fee of €150 if you choose a caterer that is not one of our established partners.

If I hire a function room, what other additional costs will I incur?

The cost of supervisory and cleaning staff and, if required, technicians and any staff required for set-up and dismantling work.

Does the Billrothhaus have technical and other equipment available to hire?

There is a list of all the equipment we have on site in the ‘Services and facilities’ section. You will also find a list of our service partners there.

When is the latest I can cancel an event without being charged?

Confirmed bookings can be cancelled free of charge up to two months before the date of the event. A 25% cancellation fee will be charged after that time. If an event is cancelled within one month of the date of the event, you will be charged 60% of the event costs. If an event is cancelled within a week of the date of the event, you will be charged the full cost of the event. Our full Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Are individual rooms also available to hire by the hour?

Yes, all our function rooms are available to hire individually. All function rooms are available to hire by the day, half-day, or hour. And you can hire any combination of rooms at your discretion. We will prepare the best tailored offer for you. If you hire the Ceremonial Hall, the Council Room on the first floor will automatically be included in the cost. There is also a special all-in rate for hiring the entire ground floor.

When did the Billrothhaus open?

The Billrothhaus opened on 27 October 1893 and is the headquarters and meeting place of the College of Physicians in Vienna. In 2008, the building was given protected status as a listed historical monument.

Find out more about the history of the Billrothhaus

Is the Billrothhaus accessible?

The Billrothhaus has a stair lift and a lift. There is also a separate toilet for people with limited mobility. Our reception staff are always available to answer any questions or provide assistance.

Is it possible to book hotel rooms at preferential rates through you?

We have access to specially agreed corporate rates at the Hotel Bellevue. We would be happy to make reservations there on your behalf.

What equipment is available on site?

See our ‘Services and facilities’ section for a list of our equipment and furnishings.