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Hostel Ruthensteiner

Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is clean, in a great location and it offers a great atmosphere. There is a big common area, fully equipped with bar and piano, that is a great place for hanging out and meeting people. The rooms itself, however, are very quiet. The staff is super nice and friendly. The only thing we didn't like is that our... More

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Angers, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a 3-person private room. The staff was so helpful and nice right off the bat! We originally had had a 3rd person coming who'd cancelled last minute, and since the hostel had no other space left, the receptionist took off the charge of the 3rd bed in our room, without us even asking! It's a really friendly... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruthensteiner was a fantastic place to stay. We went as a group of 15 from Exeter University - everything was clean when we arrived, and the staff were always friendly and always willing to help. There was a variety of board games to play (we got a little addicted to chess!) and musical instruments could be taken off the wall... More

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

Thanks Dan for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We'll hope to get to meet more lovely folks from Exeter U in the coming years! More

Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 8-bed mixed dorm. The room was big enough, no need for us to cramp. It is also very clean, and lockers were available for us to store our bags. There are many power sockets available, even at each bed, so you can charge your gadgets without trouble. The toilet is generally clean. Both the room and... More

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Disney World, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calling humans of all ages, tourist, backpackers or students; this is the place to stay. Look no further. Why do Vienna have the best hostel in the world? Because it is a love child made by a couple who love each other and you. Yes, you! Somehow there is an energy and belief in peoples goodness in this place that... More

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

You're great, it was a pleasure having you stay here with us! THANKS for all the LOVE, and COME AGAIN SOON! More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hostel Ruthensteiner is one of the best experiences I've ever had with hostels. The staff is so down to earth and at the same time professional. They made me feel at home right from the very beginning. They provided tons of tips, things to avoid, and easiest ways to navigate the city. The location is also perfect for someone... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel is of an excellent quality/price value. The staff is welcoming, the hostel is clean, facilities are great and location is convenient. Sure we recommend this place, for a stay with friends or in couple!

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25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best hostels we've stayed in travelling. Lots of information and experienced personel. Private rooms are a bit tiny but clean and have all you need. Showers are great and cleaned very often. Just five minutes from the station. Breakfast is not included but cheap and good.

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

Thank you Adam, it's great to hear that you had a good time with us! Thanks so much for your review - and do come again! More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The Ruthensteiner is a shining example of how a hostel should be run. It’s not flashy, but a warm and friendly place with good facilities and happy staff, and I cannot recommend it enough. Staff are helpful and friendly, warm and chatty. Our double ensuite room was brilliant. Very clean and well equipped - there was even a balcony! Healthy... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review! I hope you can come visit us again soon - maybe in the spring, when Vienna comes alive with flowers and sun and easter markets and our hostel gardens start to bloom :). Thanks again, and happy travelling! More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed here for two nights with a couple of friends. Great location, easy to get to from the airport and close to the underground. The staff are very friendly and more than willing to answer any and all of your questions. Nice bar to relax at after a busy day of sightseeing. The only drawback in the 3 person room... More

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Also Known As:
Hostel Ruthensteiner Hotel
Hostel Ruthensteiner Hotel Vienna
Address: Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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Location: Austria > Vienna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 150 Specialty lodging in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
* 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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