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Happy Hostel

Kurzgasse 2, Vienna A-1060, Austria
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Monza, Italy
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164 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I have booked my stay in this hostel a couple of nights just because it was very close to Stadthalle (I prefer Josefstadt or Alsergrund to Westbahnhof) where it should be played a concert (then moved to Gasometer). Outside the impression was positive but inside... My room was at 3rd floor and there was no lift. I had a single... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The hostel is quite close to Westbahnhof and to Mariahilfer street, and a 15-20 minutes walk to Museumsquartier. The room was not too clean - there was a pile of orange peels in the middle of the room. The toilets are clean, and you also get access to a roomy kitchen. There are two entrances to the hostel, so it... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

There is a strange smell. Facilities are old and smells. Our bed sheets have lots of hair and is dirty. When I tried to pick up my stuff which fell beside the table, I saw lots of dust. Wifi is FREE but it is not working inside the room.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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532 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Although a little dated, our private room was great. It was like a little apartment with separate full kitchen and bathroom. The bed was large and comfy. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There are long termers here and I can see why as it is close to the main shoping area and train stations.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Happy Hostel is an odd place, it feels more like a homeless shelter than a hostel. It is quite intimidating so I would not feel comfortable there if I was a solo traveler. The amenities are however very good - we had a fully equipped kitchen and a dining room in our area of the hostel which was very useful.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Happy Hostel for one night and really enjoyed my stay. I was lucky enough to find a bed quite early at 8:30 am. The place is quite old but I liked their dorms which are more like an independent apartment having everything.. Wifi is quite weak, rather not available anywhere except the reception area.. Simple and lovely breakfast... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

we stopped here in summer 2012 for 2 nights. we couldn't believe our luck when we got to our room. it had a separate bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living space! it was clean and everything we needed.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

This place smells strange, the bed in my singleroom too. I payed for a single room with my own shower, still I had to share both shower and one toilet with 4 other persons. It's very easy to hear the neighbours! And traffic outside. My room were three stairs up and there were no lights by the stairs, creepy when... More 

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Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the center. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theater decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.
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