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Happy Hostel

Kurzgasse 2, Vienna A-1060, Austria (Mariahilf)
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Ranked #93 of 163 Specialty Lodging in Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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387 reviews 387 reviews
55 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We were there for 3 days at the end of December. Had a private double with shared bathroom. We got a room in a small appartment of two locked rooms, a bathroom and a small kitchen corner. We were lucky cause there was noone else in the second room, so it was quiet. The room was clean and warm, a... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is budget hotel/hostel so adjust your expectations accordingly or you will be disappointed; I paid 35 euros for single room with shared bathroom. Lay out is unusual in that it is rooms in apartment layout being rented; rooms without dedicated bathroom will share kitchen and bathroom with two or three other rooms. I stayed five nights. Pension Kraml is... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Yes, great location. No, It is not a happy hostel, it is a worst hostel in Vienna, creeper works at the hotel, chases people in the hotel, spiders and spiders web everywhere, loud and noisy, full of drunk people, table full of dirts, blood on radiotors, please, please, avoid this place as it is very unsafe, very noisy, very unprofessional... More

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Dublin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

It was alright for what we paid, a bit grubby. We stayed in a two person apartment. It was very spacious but a bit musty, could definitely do with a revamp. Also the toilet was in a separate room to the shower/sink which was unusual. The shower head fell numerous times and is quite heavy, was lucky not to get... More

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Considering our twin room cost over 40 euro a night in total (the price of a cheap hotel), we were left disappointed. The hostel is not happy; there is no real communal area to meet people and the staff are helpful enough but seem to go through the motions of reading out places to visit and what time checkout is... More

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Address: Kurzgasse 2, Vienna A-1060, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Mariahilf
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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