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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed here for two nights, got in at around 9pm so late check-in's seem to be allowed. We had been travelling for quite a few days and were exhausted but as soon as we entered, our moods improved. Although it was kind of busy the receptionist was so friendly and helpful and made us feel right at home straight away.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've already visited this Hostel a while ago and looked forward to come back to Vienna and this place since quite some time... Now that I finally had the chance I am glad to say that while it provides the same beautiful unique chilled out atmosphere like last time they even managed to improve in the details. Particularly the new... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

THANK YOU Simon, this review made our day! We're also extremely proud of our new 6-bed dorms, which feature works by two of our 'Artists in Residence' Sonja Stangl and Mathias Doblhammer, as well as our new bunk beds, custom-made for our hostel to be extra-special spacious and comfortable :). Come back again soon, we have lots of great new... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in a private room in Hostel Ruthensteiner for 2 nights and have nothing but good things to say about it. The staff were extremely friendly, the room and the shared toilet were clean, and the beds were really comfy. There was super fast wifi throughout and the place was also really quiet at night time. The communal area... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you for this fantastic review, WorldTraveller! Your description pretty much sums up what we love about hostelling - it's our goal, really, to provide a chilled-out relaxed and friendly place where people from all over the world can meet up, trade stories and experiences, and generally have a good time. We hope that your travels lead you back here... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were super friendly and went out of their way to help us during our stay. I would highly recommend staying here. The hostel was very clean and tastefully decorated. It has a beautiful courtyard area and is handy for both trams and the underground.

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thanks so much, cafejohnny! We'll hope to see you around here again sometime! More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly place where many people from all around the world blend. Everything is planned to represent and share the love of travelling. Unique place where backpackers feel at home. The staff is 24/7 for all you need and although the common places are made to create interactions, you can easily find a spot to be on your own.

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

THANK YOU, Sunsetfey, for this lovely review - we couldn't have said it better ourselves! Come back anytime, we're so very glad to be your home in Vienna. Until then, happy travelling! More 

Milton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed here one night, but I wish we could have stayed longer. It had a great atmosphere and an amazing common area with a bar, guitar, piano, and lots of lounge space. The staff were super helpful in giving directions to places, and suggestions for food. Rooms were clean and wifi was good in rooms as well as... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you Katherine C!!! Come back and chill with us again sometime! The garden only get's lovelier as the summer approaches, after all... :). More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff are friendly, there is always a large variety of travellers and if you feel up to it, a pretty cool bar area with guitars, piano and sheet music to try your hand at. A short subway trip from the city and walking distance to Schönbrunn this is a pretty good base location to start. The consideration showed by the... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey Andrew, thanks for the review, we're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here! As for shampoo and soap - next time just stop by reception, we have free shower supplies for the taking :). Thanks again, and happy travelling! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for the price. The segregated male and rooms for male and females made it easy for someone this trip to adjust since they have not lived in a dorm or hostel. The breakfast they have was good. Plenty of space to relax. It was a bit hard to find as it is not on any... More 

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Stefan K, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Heyho! Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy that you enjoyed the stay at the Hostel. For a second we where shocked: racial slur on our own walls? That can not be! But you probably meant the city: Sadly, yes that can happen. Vienna is quite multicultural nowadays and instead of seeing this as... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel has been the best place I have ever stayed. Clean, with beautiful common areas. Sometimes there is someone playing the piano and makes the evening very pleasant. The location is great and there are a lot of little stores near. They give you a breakfast, is not much but enough. The staff is nice and helpful. I would... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Wow, THANK YOU Jeannet for this amazing review! You'll have to come back - next to the piano playing (which happens more or less daily), spontanious jam sessions often come together, involving not just the piano but our various guitars ukuleles drums and sometimes even the accordian - you'd love it! A quick note: our BREAKFAST comes complete with fresh... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was clean, cosy and had a lovely common area with instruments to play (ukuleles & guitars). It also has a nice bar area and garden which are great places to sit and eat and meet other travellers. The rooms are small and basic but clean and modern. We stayed in a private twin room with shared bathroom. The... More 

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you, jackdawjen! We'll look forward to your next visit! More 

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