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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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Robert Hamerlinggasse 24 | 1150, Vienna 1150, Austria
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Location was great. Near the Westbahnhof Station and several supermarkets were around. 24-hour reception was provided which made travelers relieved. Also staffs were super friendly and helpful. Beds and mattress were cozy, what's more, other facilities were well-equipped. Definitely will visit again!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights with two friends in a three bedroom dorm. We really enjoyed our stay - the location was great, the kitchen was massive and very well equipped, there was a laundry available for use, the common area was large and had an awesome vibe (largely due to the bar with great happy hour specials, the... More 

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

Hi Gina, thanks so much for your review! Come hang out with us again anytime - maybe think about a summer visit, when the hostel-action spreads out into our lovely flower-filled garden (complete with BBQ!), the free apple tea transforms into icy-cold home-made elderflower lemonade...and Vienna explodes with free concerts & amazing events of all kinds... :). Until then -... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've returned to Ruthensteiner after our previous visit in 2014. We booked again simply because we had such a great time then and because this is one of the best places I've stayed in. It's very, very central, minutes from Westbanhoff (airport shuttle, U3 and U6 metro lines), it's surrounded by good places to eat and the city center can... More 

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

Thank you so much, Darmoth! We love return visitors :). We'll hope to see you here again in a year or two - until then, happy travelling! More 

Tartu, Estonia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool, artsy atmosphere. There is piano, guitars, board games.... and a bar offering drinks with happy hour prices - cheaper than anywhere outside the hostel! So I really didn't feel like going out to find another bar. It just felt great there. Perfect for socializing. The room was nice as well ..and spacious enough. The staff was also very... More 

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

Thank you Maike!!! It seems we're really racking up the 'cozy' points at the moment :). It's true, our bar is a great place to meeting folks from all around the world. Come back and get cozy with us again sometime soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 nights and fell in love with this hostel! It’s a very quaint and cosy place, the rooms are very spacious and clean, beds are extremely comfortable and you can find all the amenities you would need from a hostel – good kitchen, breakfast, excellent internet and great lobby/communal area. It was very easy to make friends... More 

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

THANK YOU Mayski, we love the love! Greets from all of us, we'll look forward to your next visit - 'slightly drunken antics' and all! ;) More 

Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great hostel with a warm, cozy atmosphere that makes you feel welcome. My 6 person all female dorm was creatively decorated (it even had a swing/hammock hanging from the ceiling!) and very spacious. Beds had personal lights and electric plugs. Pretty much loved it.

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Thank Elyse P
Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey Elyse P, thanks so much for this fantastic review! The women's dorm you stayed in was decorated and tiled by our team in honor of the brilliant Viennese artist & architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser - I hope you got to check out some of his stuff while you were here :). And yeah, I love that hammock too! We'll hope... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this hostel a lot. Atmosphere makes it easy to make friends. Clean facilities, cheap breakfast, free homemade tea everyday, book swap, big kitchen, two garden areas, lots of common space, comfy beds, friendly staff, good location. You don't need more than that in a hostel!

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Thank aja222
Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this great review, aja22 - making new friends is what hosteling is all about, after all :). Come see us again sometime - until then, happy travelling!!! More 

Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hostel is in a good neighborhood, located near the westbahnhof, so you have good access to the public transport system. good and friendly stuff, which are really helpful as well and do a really great job. great place to make a lot of friends in the evening over a beer. just awesomeness in a nutshell :) Personally, I think... More 

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

Legend57, you are as far as I know the first guest to describe our house as 'awesomeness in a nutshell' - thanks for that, I think we'll put it on our next T-Shirt if you don't mind ;). As for our breakfast prices - at €3.50, our breakfast in fact costs less than a cappuccino at most Viennese restaurants. We... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights and loved my stay - the hostel is comfortable, clean, and has a great vibe. I especially found the bartender Matt super helpful and friendly, he answered all my questions about Vienna and was really patient with some of the more belligerent patrons! We very much enjoyed his company.

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Thank Gloria F
Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you Gloria! I'll pass your kind words on to Matt, I'm sure he'll appreciate the feedback :). More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel Ruthensteiner was by far one of my favorite hostels! The staff were very helpful and friendly, answered all questions and also gave great recommendations. The hostel provided musical instruments such as guitars and a piano, which provided a wonderful atmosphere! I would highly recommend this place, and would definitely come here again if I return to Vienna!

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Thank Elisha M
Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you Elisha M for this great review! I love the musical instruments too, I'm constantly amazed by how talented our guests are :). Come catch a jam session with us anytime! More 

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