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Congress Hotel

Wiedner Gurtel 34-36, Vienna 1040, Austria
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tarnowskie Góry, Polska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bit too loud coz without aircon a must is to sleep with opened window and also that to make rooms renovation on Sunday morning...not so nice. Staff very kind and helpful. Located very close to Belvedere palace and not so far from city centre.

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Yerevan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived to Vienna by train, so the location of the hotel was perfect, it is just near Hauptbahnhof Station. The staff - the guys working on reception was very nice and friendly. Beds quite comfortable. Though the room was not very clean, with long black hair everywhere, something wrong with the water, no cold water and no refrigerator in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No AC, no fan, couldn't open the window because our "closet" was street level. Asked for another room so I could at least open a window and was insulted. The decor in this place hasn't been updated since the place was built. It looks like the furniture was used on the set of Marcus Wellby, M.D. that's how outdated this... More 

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A disappointing Budget hotel. We didn’t mind it being outdated, but, the old tv didn’t work, neither did the bedside light, or the fridge (we were told our room shouldn’t have a fridge) and the safe had a flat battery. Breakfast at an extra 9 euros per person wasn’t very inspiring either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I arrived in Vienna by train, so the location of the hotel was perfect just in front of the Hauptbahnhof Station. The hotel is a two stars, basic with a reasonable room and good bed for sleep, the single room was very clean, it faced the courtyard and it was very quiet, very good for a good night of sleep.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Bang on newly built main railway station .....Wien hbf... Slightly away from city centre. Take Underground (metro) on Red line U1 to reach there. Bed size width is too small in case single room is booked. WiFi does not work properly on 5th floor.

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Graz, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Normally I stay at a hotel that is also across from the Hauptbahnhof and faces on the Wiedner Gürtel but this time it was booked solid due to a meeting and I chose this nearby hotel as the best alternative. It was acceptable but not more. The single room was tiny but clean. It faced on an inner courtyard that... More 

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Mijas Pueblo, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

There are positives about this hotel. It is near to the main railway station which is an exceptional transportation hub. The hotel is old and some would see that as a positive also. Now for the absurd. Two days after check out the hotel claims that I damaged their property and requested I provide them with a credit or debit... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We booked a double room, but were offered a single room. The manager was very unfriendly and tried to blame the problem on the booking agency. we wanted to leave our luggage ( 2 small back packs) but he refused to hold them as he said had no space!! we returned 2 hours later and asked if he had sorted... More 

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Wieden
The fourth district combines elegant tradition with contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles Borromeo have added glamour to a neighborhood known for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns, cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s largest street market. Many bohemian types have found their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and bars, shop alongside them for vintage items, enjoy Wien Museum’s and Kunsthalle’s modern temporary exhibitions, and hang out with the bees at Vienna’s most beautiful urban garden, Karlsgarten.
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