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MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz
Ranked #126 of 358 Hotels in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 8, 2013

It's probably one of the newest hotels in Vienna. The rooms were clean and newly-furnished. The members of the staff were very young and friendly. The only thing I can criticize is the location of the hotel. It's a bit far from the center. In summer it's not so important but in winter is might be a bit difficult since you need to walk about 25 min to get there.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Meininger H, Leiter Front Office at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2013
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Hallo!
vielen Dank für Deine Bewertung, es freut uns dass die unser Haus gefallen hat!
Vielleicht sehen wir Dich ja mal wieder in einem unserer Häuser?
Liebe Grüsse,
Dein M-Team

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Reviewed November 5, 2013

This Hostel was one of the best that I have already been when we talk about structure. The hostel is clean, the bedrooms and common areas was very cozy. The breakfast that the hostel offer is also very good. The bad point is the location, it's not close to the touristic points of the city and you have to walk a little bit to arrive in the metro station and the WiFi is very slow.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Paulo Henrique A
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Meininger H, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2013

Hi,
thanks for reviewing us.
We are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our house.
Perhaps we can welcome you again soon?
Cheers,
Your M-Team

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Very good hotel, they have a nice service, the receptionist are really nice, they give you tips about where to go eat, party, sightsee what ever you need, also the all you can eat breakfast is quite good and the rooms are just amazing. Very clean, you have you re own bathroom in each room, then each bed has its own personal light and a place where you can put your belongings. They also have a kitchen and a washing machine.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Marcemraz
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Meininger H, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Thank you so much for your good review.
We hope to see you again!
Many greetings from Vienna,
Your M-Team

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Meininger hotel is a nice option to stay when travelling to Vienna. The hotel is pretty new, the room and the commom areas have a cool decoration. Internet wi-fi was free and the staff is really friendly and helpful.

It's close to subway station and there's a tram stop nearby.

Overall, my experience in Meininger was really nice and I though this hotel it's really value for money.

Room Tip: I don't know about the other rooms, but mine was at the top floor and it was really nice, as I h...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Meininger H, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013
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Hi,
vielen Dank für Deine tolle Bewertung.
Es freut uns, dass es Dir bei uns gefallen hat!
Hoffentlich bis zum nächsten Mal!!!
Liebe Grüsse aus Wien,
Dein M-Team

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We are 2 couples that stayed in 02 to 04 October 2013.
The staff was very friendly and helpful, especially Hannah and Lara that helped us with restaurants and some places to visit.
The rooms are design to be a hostel as well, so in the room are a bunk bed and a double bed, but this is not a problem, because the room are really comfortable, good space, very clean and without hostel mess, and that's what matter.
The breakfast is complete and delicious.
The next U-bahn station is about 10 min walking, and more 5 min by train to get to city, or you can walk about 30 min to city.
There are wi-fi free with good speed.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Thamiris_Gaberz
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Meininger H, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Hi,
thank you so much for your nice review.
We told the good commentary to Hannah and Laura.
So we hope to see you again!
Cheers,
Your M-Team

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

I was there last year and must say I was rather disappointed. We were 2 but got a 4 person room - which wouldn't have been a problem normally but it was dirty! The room had clearly not been cleaned after the last guests. After reporting this and being promised by the receptionists that it would be cleaned, nothing happened. Wi-fi was quite useless and it was pretty loud, as the place is a hostel. There's nothing wrong with that, except that I went with my mother and wouldn't have chosen a hostel, had I known so..

Room Tip: Breakfast was very nice, book with breakfast! It's cheap and varied!
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Meininger H, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Hi,
thank you for taking time to review us.
You are right that we are a mix of hotel and hostel.
But we have also a lot of older people who like this atmosphere.
So we hope to see you again!
Cheers,
Your M-Team

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is a nice, clean and modern hotel near city center. Staff is very friendly. Free WiFi in the rooms with a good speed.
Hotel is like 15 - 20 min walk to city center but you can take the tube which is a 5 - 10 min walk to different areas in the city.
No safe boxes in the room but you can get your own at the reception for a refundable 5 Euro.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Toni_Meyer, Manager at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2013

Hi,
thank you for reviewing us.
We hope to see you again!
Kind regards,
Your M-Team

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Additional Information about MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz

Address: Rembrandtstrasse 21, Vienna 1020, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Leopoldstadt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #126 of 358 Hotels in Vienna
Price Range: $48 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz 2*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz is in Vienna's second district of Leopoldstadt between Augarten and the Danube canal. The Karmeliter market with its many delicacies and Vienna's Old Town are just around the corner. The Franz hotel with its functional and modern design is ideal for city breaks that call for simplicity and precision. With services such as free WiFi, guest kitchen, bar and gaming area... holidaying with MEININGER is more than just low-cost accommodation. ... more   less 
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