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Vienna City Hostel

Dampfgasse 8, Vienna A-1100, Austria
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Ranked #48 of 170 Specialty Lodging in Vienna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This gets a classic 3/5 from me. At no point in your stay is any effort made to ensure your stay is anything more than average. The location is near the HBF station (hence reason for our stay) but too far really from the City centre. The rooms are a bit crampt, the guy at the reception looks like he'd... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My issue with this place was the location rather than the actual hostel itself. I don't usually mind being far away from the city, especially because it is so close to a metro station but I felt very unsafe in the area as a female traveling alone. Walking the small distance to the hostel I got groped and pursued by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located very near Vienna's main station which provides good links to the real old centre of Vienna however not exactly walking distance. The staff were very helpful and friendly when checking in. The rooms themselves were very tight and would maybe suit a full group to a room (people you dont mind staying in close proximity with). The one shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was nice and had amenities for rent. Rooms and bathrooms were clean. There was ample space and lockers large enough to fit backpacks. No breakfast. Wifi was available in the common area, winch needs some maintenance and air conditioning as the glass windows create what feels like a greenhouse! It wasn't too far from the metro or the train... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is clean, the staff are relatively helpful and is near the main trainstation... however it is not in a central location (13 min metro ride away), it has absolutely no cooking facilities, average washing facilities, average rooms, you must pay to use the computers in the hostel... Worst of all there is absolutely no atmosphere in this hostel..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Standard city hostel with okayish rooms and breakfast is also good. Prices are cheap and the place lacks charme. The location is not the most practical but if you look for a cheap place to stay not too far outside the city you are right here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A Nice place o sleep With good localization near metro station that leads you directly to the heart of viena in 3 stops. Nice breakfeast but expensive for the qualitie. Internet conection it's bad In the bedrooms. The workers There are really nice and always giving Tou a smile. You wont Be regret but there are little things that are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very great hostel, not far from the city center. The center can be reached by metros, which are 2 minutes away on foot from the hostel. The place is clean, they give you clean sheets which you have to put on by yourself and return the day of your departure to reception. Prices are very low, it is ideal for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Staff very nice, helpful. Conditions were adequate to price, room was clean. Close to metro and bus station. Breakfasts not in price, but were cheap and tasty. Wifi was ok, sometimes drops connection on 3rd floor :).

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