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Westend City Hostel

Certificate of Excellence
Fugergasse 3, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Ranked #48 of 169 Specialty Lodging in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This Hostel was worth the trip to Wien. Great location and staff. We really enjoyed our stay here. It's in a tiny side street next to Vienna's famous shopping street. Currently they are rebuilding it. Seems it's going to be a great pedestrian area soon. Sally und Emily from USA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The hostel was perfectly situated just by the train station (2min walk) and its a 10min journey to go to the city center. The staff was really friendly, were very happy to help with numerous things and had a great experience over there. Breakfast was ok considering the low price and overall didn't have any problems with my room. Perfect... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The best thing about this hostel is the location, which is almost next to the Westbahnhof, so if catching an early train is your intention, it should do it. Otherwise the hostel itself is lacking atmosphere and the typical cosy feeling a hostel should have. Rooms are mainly huge, with 6-8 beds, which would be ok, but then there are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Poor internet connection in the rooms. Place looked new though. I chose the 8pax dorm eith toilet in the room. It was clean and spaceous. There were no electric plugs close to the bed and no personal lamp either. Reception people were also very helpful and friendly.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The hostel's convenient location near Wien Westbahnhof is probably the only reason I would choose to stay here again. The hostel's website clearly says "free bedsheets" and "free breakfast", so you can imagine my surprise when I had to pay €2 when checking in for bed linen and €4 in the morning for breakfast. I was told that this was... More 

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Afsaneh N, Front Office Manager at Westend City Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. When booking through our Homepage you can enjoy our all inclusive offer including breakfast and bed linen. When booking through various booking sites breakfast and bed linen are not calculated in the price and the prices are cheaper. We as a hostel pay up to 15% commission for the bookings coming from various... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stayed here for three days, wasn't impressed at all. Location is good, but you are hit with a €2 fee when you arrive for linnen. The building itself is like an old hospital. No noise after 8pm and the "kitchen" is literally a microwave and a george forman grill. Staff were mixed, some friendly and some not. If you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Me and my family stayed there after deciding to stay more days in Vienna and our current hostel did not have more beds available for those nights. I must say I was quite happy with the decision. The hostel has an excelent location - it's a 3 minute walk to Westbanhof, where you can easily catch the train and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I stayed with 4 friends in an 8 bed dorm in the ground floor. The room was very quiet, except on the first morning at about 5:30 when what sounded like 100 suitcases were dragged down the stairs! The free breakfast was perfect. A list of what wasn't free is next to reception. George, one of the staff, was very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Only a block and a half from Westbanhof station but 10-15 min walk from most sight seeing attractions in city center. Right next to shopping district. Staff was nice, but hostel is not very new so have to take stairs half the time (up to 4th floor) and bathroom/shower was not the greatest. But it gets the job done! A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed at this hostel for a few nights during our European trip. It has a fantastic location to get around the city, whether it is a train, tram, metro or other kind of transport you are using, it is perfect. The common room is the heartbeat of this place where many people gather and make friends throughout their stay. The... More 

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