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Hotel Cryston
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gaudenzdorfer Gurtel 63, Vienna 1120, Austria   |  
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Ranked #250 of 363 Hotels in Vienna
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“Nice hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2008

I booked a triple room with shower/toilet from the hotel`s webpage. I was a bit concerned because every hotel tries to put on their website the nicest photos, but in the end It turned out to be quite as I expected.
The hotel is near Margaretengurtel metro station and close to the famous Mariahilfer street, this gave us the possibility of arriving very quickly to the center of the city.
The hotel staff are very friendly. What I liked is that they have a small terrace where you can drink your coffee in the morning(only if you want to).
The breakfast was ok, not much of a variety but more than enough. The usual cereals, bread, cheese, ham, coffee, fruit juice.
Overall, I had a pleasant stay at Cryston Hotel and if I ever go to Vienna, I will return here.

  • Liked — The terrace
  • Disliked — Not a great view
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Rooms
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2007

i'm a regular customer of hotel cryston in vienna since the late 1980s. hotel is extremely clean, family run, offering a wonderful and plentiful buffet breakfast, rooms are large enough as bathrooms are. hotel is NOT central, however perfectly linked by U4 subway to the center. it only takes 5 min to reach the opera house and the ring from the front-facing station. hotel is also halfway between center and schoenbrunn palace (around 10min journey).

UPS: perfectly managed, very clean, confortable rooms, lift, great breakfast, TV, reasonable rates, soundproof rooms, few minutes subway link to central vienna.

DOWNS: some kitsch sissi-austrian-fairytale décor, probably unavoidable in vienna... some retro 1970s-80s remains of furniture. unwalkable distance to central vienna. uninspiring neighborhood.

  • Liked — clean, retro-confortable, great breakfast, well managed, good subway connection to center
  • Disliked — some kitsch décor, unwalkable distance to the center, uninspiring neighborhood
  • Stayed November 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Gaudenzdorfer Gurtel 63, Vienna 1120, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #250 of 363 Hotels in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cryston 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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