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Hostel Ruthensteiner

Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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    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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Krakow, Poland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So I'll say the good points of this hostel first: The staff were friendly and gave loads of advice about where to go. The location was pretty good, easy to get public transport. The lounge and bar area was big but cosy because there were a tonne of nooks and crannies and lots of instruments to play with. The WiFi... More

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

Dear Ellehaa, Thank you for taking your time and writing a detailed review. I am happy that you enjoyed the cozy common rooms, the good WiFi that works everywhere (a fact we are proud of) and the instruments etc. I understand that rules are sometimes annoying, but in most cases they help people to work together and help each other... More

Ireland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one night this week and absolutely loved it. It's close to the Westbahnhof station where you can get the metro line throughout Vienna. The staff are really friendly and informative, the dormitories are spotless and well-maintained, as well as being well insulated to prevent any noise from outside which is a problem in many other hostels... More

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

Thank you for this lovely review, MirandaIreland!!! We LOVE the superlatives ;). Come back and see us again sometime! More

Horsham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second stay at the hostel in the last two years and will be be my first choice for my next visit. Helpful and friendly staff, a cheery little bar to relax in after a day wandering around one of the best cities on Earth. If you can play the piano, do remember to play a few numbers... More

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

THANK YOU geeps2 - both for your review and for encouraging visiting musicians to keep the music playing :). We'll certainly look forward to your next visit - until then, happy travelling!!! More

Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near to Schonbrunn Palace and the West station, with great staff. There's a lot of supermarkets near and also cheap restaurants. But you can cook in the kitchen, they have all the utensils there. Also very clean!

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

Thank you, Marília C! Do come again!!! More

Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had a great stay here. The staff were amazing, really helpful and the bar is a nice place to chill out in the evening should you want to. We stayed over the road from the hostel in a quiet courtyard and didn't hear a thing. Brilliant stay all round.

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

THANK YOU Joanne! Come back again soon!!! More

Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chilled hostel about half hour walk away from old town. It is conveniently located near the train station which is also home to multiple subway lines so getting around will not be difficult. The staff is friendly and the common area is great for meeting fellow travellers. There is a bar at the hostel which closes at midnight. Most people... More

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

Hi Panicmanual, thanks for your review - I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! About the LOCAL NIGHTLIFE - we're actually in a rather ideal location, with a number of Vienna's best bars&clubs within walking distance - next time be sure to ask us for recommendations! Hope to see you again, and happy travelling!!! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's good 25-30 minute walk to the center of town but only a few stops by metro which is only a few streets away (5-8 minutes). It's also the west train station and there's a shopping center as part of it. It's tucked away from the main road so street facing rooms are still quiet. Stayed in a small private... More

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

Hi David M, thanks for this review, and for spending some time with us! I just wanted to add something about that ''25-30 minute walk into the center'' - the lovely Mariahilferstrasse shopping avenue, a beloved Viennese hang-out newly transformed into a car-free urban paradise, begins at the Western Train Station (just around the corner from our house, as you... More

Essex, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some reviews complaining about various things, saying it isn't in the best part of town and whatever. I'd never stayed in a hostel before, but for €40 for two people for a night, it made sense to try it rather than pay €90+ for a hotel. Wasn't disappointed. There are a few minor things you could pick up on, but... More

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

Thanks for this lovely review - we're very happy to have introduced you to the wonderful world of hostelling! We'll look forward to your next visit - until then, happy travelling! More

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hostel. Not anything extraordinary though. Location isn't the best. It's out of the main city, in an area that's a bit rundown, but close to the train ration to get into town. Lots of space in the dorms. The lower bunk beds were a bit small though. I couldn't even sit up without hitting my head. A bit claustrophobic... More

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

Hi CattSydney, I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed our musical instruments, we love it when guests GET DOWN in the evenings :). In defense of our LOCATION - we are actually located in what's considered the inner-city, right around the corner from the Westbahnhof train station as well as the lovely Mariahilferstrasse, Vienna's most popular shopping avenue. From... More

Galway, Galway, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, friendly staff, great atmosphere and nice cheap breakfast and very reasonable rates. Right near westbahnhoff station so you can get anywhere quickly. Had a brilliant weekend and I would highly recommend it!

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

THANKS Eoghan O! If you want to return for another brilliant weekend, think about a visit in November or December - Vienna's Christmas Markets are something to write home about, not to mention all that mulled wine...oh the holidays! Happy travelling!!! More

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Address: Robert Hamerlinggasse 24, Vienna 1150, Austria
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Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
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Number of rooms: 40
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