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Academia

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pfeilgasse 3a, Vienna A-1080, Austria
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We arrived to Vienna in a very hot day. The rooms were old and very very small. Our room was not dirty, but the window was closed and the room very very, very hot, much worse than outside (and was 36ºC outside). We asked for a new one and they showed us another one (almost the same) and a fan,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

It's a strange mix between student accommodation and super budget hotel. The rooms are very small but have a private bathroom. My room had a balcony which allowed for the doors to be opened in the evening letting in a lovely breeze, otherwise it would have been an absolute oven. The decor is very 1973 in the rooms - think... More

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Krakow, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Basic hotel in a very good location, not far from City Hall, the Ring and the MuseumsQuartier. The price of accommodation is okay (for Vienna). Room was very basic, old and quite small. Very small bathroom. Please note that this is not a typical hotel, but a student dormitory used as a hotel during the summer, so the standard is... More

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Vologda, Russia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I and my girl friend stopped in this hotel for one night. The hotel has very good location. It is possible to reach the Ring in 5-10 minutes by a tram, then it is possible to go to the city center on foot 10-15 minutes or on public transport. From hotel it is possible to reach a stop of a... More

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Rozelle, Australia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Our expectations weren't that high given the price and the fact that the hotel is student accommodation during the school year. The room is small, but big enough for two people who only slept at the hotel. Beds were comfortable but could have done with some spare pillows. The bathroom was also on the small side. The corridors were VERY... More

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Aberystwyth
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I was told that this hotel is student accommodation used as a hotel during the holidays, so I went with that sort of expectation. I had booked a triple and a double room, but then I emailed them to ask for two single beds in the double room (I booked through travel republic and a double was a fair bit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

I stayed in the Hotel Academia for 5 nights. I was extremely disappointed to see how small a 2 single bedroom was, as my friend and I were very cramped in the room. I walked into my room and there were insects on the wall, however the beds and bathroom seemed very clean besides this one incident. The breakfasts, I... More

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eastham
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

We ovecame our fear of the reviews and stayed for 10 nights. We payed £440 including flights from the UK for a hotel that is 4 tram stops from the centre. The room service was every 3 days, but no problem getting towels though you will need shower gel. At reception seek out Stephanie - really helpful. Breakfast is basic... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

My wife and I spent a week in this hotel starting on Aug 27 2011. It is well located; close to the tram that takes you into the old town in a few minutes. It is a large hotel with many floors and has several elevators which is wonderful. The front desk persons were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Internet access... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Was in Vienna for a conference, stayed for a week. The hotel is 5-10 minutes walk from Volkstheater and Rathaus U-Bahn stations, easily found. Service was very prompt and good. Rooms were clean and basic, with a hot shower. Breakfast was perfectly adequate - cereal, bread, ham & cheese, yoghurt, spreads, hot and cold drinks, (though no real juice, which... More

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Address: Pfeilgasse 3a, Vienna A-1080, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Hotel Class:2 star — Academia 2*
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