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Hostel Ruthensteiner

Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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Ranked #4 of 158 Specialty lodging in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This is one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in! The overall atmosphere is great, it's really clean everywhere and the hostel itself definitely has a personal touch to it despite it's considerable size. Book in advance, since they're pretty packed even during the week.

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good hostel! Lots of info on the town, clean rooms, nice facilities, good wifi. Good area to mingle in and easy to meet people to chat or eat or hang out. It is a tube ride to the centre and a bit further if you want to go to river but the palace is close by. Lots of food... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location, walking distance to the centre of Vienna, the Opera house and so on. Every member of staff was absolutely lovely and so willing to help. Their English was perfect and they were able to direct us to the best things to do to enjoy our experience in Vienna. There are a number of breakfast cafes nearby and plenty... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a fantastic hostel. Incredibly friendly staff, great facilities, comfortable, very economical, and most of all, great vibe. The hostel comes alive with music and seems to attract fun and interesting travellers to get to know. Conveniently located near the Westbanhof station and close to the main street. Will definitely be staying here again. One of the best I've stayed... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent hostel, situated near Vienna's Westbahnhof station. We received a really warm welcome from the hostel staff when we arrived and really enjoyed the 'little touches', such as the pre-printed directions to popular places, alpine water, musical instrucments etc, that makes it seem as if you're staying at a friend's house rather than a clincal, boring hotel. Would gladly recommend... More

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Chingford, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were upgraded from a shared room to a private room on arrival. The staff were really friendly and helpful. While we had to travel to get into the centre of Vienna, the area is lovely and there is loads of shops and bars around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hostel, staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean and quiet. Breakfast can be purchased at reception for a very reasonable price and the very large kitchen area is well equipped. Also had a lovely courtyard garden, bar and pretty much everything else you could need. No fans in the room unfortunately so it got a little warm .

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel could almost be called a hotel, but with the nice social/chill vibe from a hostel. Good location, nice rooms, comfy beds and everything was very clean. I have never seen a hostel this well organised! All the facilities you need are present; good kitchen, washing machines, free use of the computers, a light by your bed, lockers, and... More

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this hostel was very nice. Stayed here with two friends and we had our own room and bathroom. The room was very clean, spacious and practical. Staff were exceptionally friendly and seemed happy to help with any questions we had. They also provided a lot of an information on events happening in the city that would be of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay in vienna. The staff are friendly. Rooms and bathroom are very clean. There is also a nice bar and garden for relaxing. We enjoy our beer and a nice chat with other travellers in the bar after coming back from the street.

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Address: Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
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* Vienna's original independent backpacker's hostel, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect place to stay - with its friendly, international atmosphere in a smoke-free environment. * "One of a kind" and not "one of a chain", our fun hostel is run by family and good friends and is the ideal hostel for the individual traveller or small family groups. * Newly renovated, our early 1800's historical building is just a stone's throw from the Westbahnhof Train Station and equidistant between the City Center and lovely Palace Schoenbrunn. Here, weary travelers can rest their bodies and refresh their souls! * "Cleanliness & friendliness" is our motto, helping you feel at home is our passion! ... more   less 
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