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Westend City Hostel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

No frills, comfy bed, good shower. It was all I generally look for in a hostel. Our group was fortunate enough to have our own room. The room was a ten person with only one bathroom, so I would definitely say that's its largest flaw. Other than that it was a good stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

First of all, I would like to start by saying that the staff there was amazing, I can give them that. But the atmosphere itself in the hostel was not what I expected for the price. To top things off, one guy's iPad was stolen. So I would suggest you to consider staying at this place.

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Zlin, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The hostel itself is simple, but good. I stayed 2 nights with a friend and we had a very nice time in Vienna. The room is quite simple for the price but the location is very good. The bonus was the receptionist guy that was really nice and helpful with us. I'm rating as very good because of him.

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Liege Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Hostel Location is very commode near with shopping center and Subway line 3. The hostel is always clean. Staff Is very nice, friendly and kind. I'm thankful of them. So I highly recommend to go to this hostel! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I love being in this hostel!! Very nice and cozy! The team is super nice and helpfull, explaining where to go and how, which the best places to eat and the best prices. The place I will stay if I go to Vienna again.

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Thank Carolina S
Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Null security, extrangers enter super easy, the cameras dont work, we were stole in the first night (january 4) (my laptop, external hard drive, passport, my friend profesional camera, and other stuff) in the hostel didnt take responsability for nothing.

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AngelaNR52, Manager at Westend City Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest! First we want to express our regret about what happened. Next we want to explain our point of view so there is no misunderstanding and remind you that your comment is offensive and unfair, since we did our best to help. It was YOU who gave the thief i.e. a stranger with no key access to the room,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This hostel was pretty good! Even without the full kitchen facilities you can make so many of your own meals. Friendly staff and many friendly people of different age groups! The beds are not too noisy and the bathrooms are good as well!! There is even a Christmas tree around this festive time of the year!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Big hotel converted into a hostel. Diverse guests of ALL ages.. Kitchen/common room seemed more of an after thought. Maybe 5-10 people using it on an average night I was there (100+ in the hostel total) Reliable and priced ok if you need a place.. if you're looking for a more youth hostel environment though, Vienna has better options (that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

When I am in Vienna, I sleep during this time ONLY in Westend, the crew is very kindly, the prices are not expensive and the hotel is near train station, shopping street ( maria hilfer strasse), 2 subways ( U3 & U6), within 10 minutes I was in the city center, buy the way; in august I forgot my shampoo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful choice for my stay in Vienna. It was so conveniently located to anywhere I wanted to go, and I never once felt unsafe walking to/from by myself. The girls room & ensuite bathroom was clean. The staff was very friendly & helpful. Breakfast was simple. The common area was pleasant. If you're a lady traveler looking for a... More 

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Staying in Mariahilf

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Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the center. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theater decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
WELCOME TO WESTEND CITY HOSTEL!Our Hostel is the most centrally located youth hostel right in the heart of Vienna. Enjoy your visit in a quiet location with a stylish and charming atmosphere in a beautiful newly renovated historical building (built in 1876). We are located next to the railway and metro station “Wien Westbahnhof” and the most popularshopping street of Vienna Mariahilfer Strasse.The City Center is within 15 minutes walking distance. All major sights, museums, restaurants, cafés and discos can be reached quickly by foot or by public transportation.What we offer:breakfast buffet + free bedlinen + shower & toilet in every room + free lockers in the room and free luggagestorage+ free wifi + free map& travelguides and information + 24h reception + laundry room + Internet access + comfortable common area with satellite TV & table football + simple guest kitchen+ vending machine and coffee machine + courtyard with seats.How to find us:From “Westbahnhof“ (about 3 min):Leave the main hall of the Westbahnhof and cross the main road "Gürtel" towards"Innere Mariahilferstraße" (towards city center). On the „Christian Broda Platz“ take the first right onto "Millergasse", then the first left onto "Fügergasse".From “Wien Meidling“ (about 15 min): Take U6 to „Westbahnhof”.From the “international airport”: Take the CAT or S7 to "Wien Mitte" and then theMetro U3 direction "Ottakring", exit Westbahnhof; or take the bus from theairport to "Wien Westbahnhof".From “Südbahnhof- main train station” (about 20 min): Take the tramway 18 to “Westbahnhof“. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Westend City Hostel

Address: Fugergasse 3, Vienna 1060, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Mariahilf
Price Range: $26 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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