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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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Leiria, Portugal
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Even though it isn't in the center of Wien, it's close by subway. It's not cheap but nothing in Wien is and is worth the price. The common facilities are amazing and really beatiful. Everyone is well-going. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They have an elevator, kitchen, bar, patio.. There's a big locker for each person in the...

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

Thank you saraoliveirapt for your review! A note on towels: we do have towels available at reception for a €1 washing fee - they're also included in the price of our en suite private rooms. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay - come see us again sometime!

Reviewed September 2, 2015

A superb hostel. We rented an apartment for 6 nights. The flat was impeccably clean and well equipped, and situated in a quiet courtyard just opposite the main hostel. Several supermarkets and restaurants are a five minutes walk away, along with easy access to the tram, rail and underground systems. Stephansdom is only 10 minutes away. One of the main...

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Madrid
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Amazing hostel! The location is very good because is close to the westbahnhof. It's tidy, clean, quiet and the staff is friendly and helpful. The patio is very quaint, cosy and peaceful! We warmly recommend it! Thank you guys.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Cool hostel, lovely open area out the back. 10 mins from train station and tram 5 minutes away so you're 10 minutes from anywhere! Hostel isn't in the best area but it's fine to hope on a metro into the busy areas. Helpful staff, they grow herbs out the back so handy if you're cooking. Very warm, it was 36oC...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 29, 2015

The staff were very lovely and so helpful. They were all about making sure that your stay is the best it can be and they even gave us a map of Prague after asking what our next destination was after Vienna. The hostel itself is a quieter area of Vienna, but still pretty central and close to a metro to...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed August 29, 2015

This was my first hostel in Europe, out of many, and is still one of the best I've been to! I stayed for 12 nights around Eurovision week - really long stay, so you can imagine how glad I was that this was such an awesome place. Friendly and helpful staff. Great common spaces. Nice breakfast options for fair prices...

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Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Had a great experience of this hostel! Friendly staff really helpful. 24 hour reception which was great and in walking distance of all the sites! Rooms were cool bed sheets and towels all provided. There's a bar and an outside area to socialise. Also good security felt really safe! Thank you!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Good points: bar area was nice and the range of drinks available was great, and all cheap. They even offered cocktails and these were nice. The rooms were big and clean. Staff were all very friendly. Location wise it was ok, near to westbahnhof. There were plugs and lamps at every bed. Bad points: the wifi was occasionally a bit...

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

Hi there Foodieee, thank you for taking the time to review us! We've been working hard to keep our wifi in tip-top shape, with the goal to have perfect wifi available in every room - I will pass your comments on directly to our IT guy. As for the push-button showers - yes, you got us, they are ''eco-friendly'' :)....

Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This hostel was perfect and in many ways was as good or better than many hotels. Really friendly staff. Nice and clean room with a comfy bed. It had a super atmosphere and the opportunity to play guitar and other instruments was great. Would definitely recommend and stay here again if visiting.

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

Thanks George, this great little review really made our day :). Come again soon!

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed August 24, 2015

The atmosphere of the hostel is amazing - all people are very friendly and helpful, staff is great! The room was very clean, modern, nice bathroom, comfortable enough. Wifi connection was excellent. The breakfast was also great and quite cheap. There is a lovely garden where you can take your breakfast or stay in the evening for a drink. The...

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

Thank you for this great review, George - we couldn't have said it better ourselves ;). Come back and see us again sometime soon!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Vienna's original independent backpacker's hostel, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect place to stay - with its friendly, international atmosphere in a smoke-free environment. * "One of a kind" and not "one of a chain", our fun hostel is run by family and good friends and is the ideal hostel for the individual traveller or small friends/family group. * Newly renovated, our early 1800's historical building is just a stone's throw from the Westbahnhof Train Station and equidistant between the City Center and lovely Palace Schoenbrunn. Here, weary travelers can rest their bodies and refresh their souls! * "Cleanliness & friendliness" is our motto, helping you feel at home is our passion! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Ruthensteiner

Address: Robert-Hamerling-Gasse 24 | 1150, Vienna 1150, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Price Range: $21 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Happy Hour at the bar will make you...happy!”
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“any room is cosy and in the quiet neighbourhood”
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“friendly stuff, good wi-fi”
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