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Palace Hostel Schlossherberge

Savoyenstrasse 2, Vienna A-1160, Austria
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Ranked #51 of 172 Specialty Lodging in Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When others say great view, believe them :) We didn't book a room on the side of the garden but still got it. Price is good for Vienna and it includes a breakfast that has variety of foods and drinks. Rooms were clean and warm (important when you travel in winter). Bathroom looked a bit run-down but it was clean... More 

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I've been a guest in this hostel many times but I can't help noticing that there hasn't been much done during the last 10 years or so, not even a layer of fresh paint on the walls. This place has been great at the beginning, nice rooms, clean bathrooms and a location where you can see the sun rising above... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have to say that the breakfast is awesome. The kitchen has nothing but a kettle and microwave oven. Don't expect too much. The common area was dark that you can find no switch of light. Well you can use a lamp... They have table and seat in room but the WiFi signal was bad. The location was quite far... More 

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San Donato Milanese, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Of course it's an hostel: don't look for Hilton !! But it's quite Breakfast is included Food is acceptable - though you feel that it's low quality. Leave the juces ! And mainly beds are comfortable. We were 4 in a room for 4: perfect.

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Ljubljana, Bohinj, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

They have just bunk beds, othervise the hostel its very clean. If you dont want to stay in a bussy center, this is place for you. The view is very nice, bathroom is good, very clean. place is peacefull, a bit far form city center to walk, but the bus stop is infront of the property and drives you directly... More 

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Ankara Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

İt was absolutely great. Better than many hotels wich are way more expensive. Clean, quiet, cheap 18€, and you have great breakfast in the morning. Also you have a great view of wien. İt is a little bit far but not that much. The bus stop infront of it .

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Istanbul, Turkey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After staying in four hostels and an AirBnB about 12 times over the years, I rate this one very highly because of the level of service I experienced myself, the cleanliness, security, how things worked, and the great breakfast which would actually cost about 15 Euros at a cafe. Where else can you go back for more withlit an added... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is the hostel we always pick when we visit Vienna. We found it by accident and now we're glad we did. It's true that the building and rooms have seen better days and that the staff could be a tiny bit friendlier, but for me, the location makes it up for it. This hostel is for those who arrive... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

July 21/14 @5pm I've been here under 2 hrs and just to get my laundry done it was a horrible experience. Alexander the person at the front desk was so rude, not only decided to served another guess over me and made me wait in the laundry room for the detergent, when he finally come cause I came to front... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

It was a coincidence that I got to know the Palace Hostel, and it has become a place that I come back to again and again. Yes, there is the great garden with the scenic view, the vinyards and palace nearby, the fresh air while it's hot in the city centre. But what makes the Palace Hostel unique are the... More 

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Ottakring
The production site of popular Ottakringer beer brews up an exciting mix of working and middle class suburbs, Balkanese immigrant lifestyles, and lush patches of hilly woodland. The recently gentrified area around Yppenplatz and Brunnenmarkt boasts hip cafés and bars next to South East European delicacies at Brunnenmarkt street market. The dynamics of Ottakring become most apparent at its vibrant high street Ottakringer Strasse. At the top end you can feast on wine and local food in Austria’s oldest wine tavern 10er Marie. The wines are from the tavern’s own urban vineyards. Before you head upwards, make sure you pay a visit to the historic courtyards between Lerchenfelder Gürtel and Hippgasse. When locals visit Ottakring’s hilly green outskirts on the weekends they either climb up 31 meters of Jubiläumswarte viewing tower on Gallitzinberg, have a succulent Wiener Schnitzel at Villa Aurora, or reward their hiking exertions around Wilhelminenberg with a drink and a view from Wilhelminenberg Palace (now a hotel and restaurant).

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