We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“GREAT LITTLE HOTEL” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pension Pharmador

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Pension Pharmador
Ranked #36 of 367 Hotels in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Ely
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“GREAT LITTLE HOTEL”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

This hotel does not have all the bells and whistles, and does not provide a full service, but what it has is of a high standard and the services it does provide it provides well.

We booked for a double and were provided with a very spacious apartment. The rooms were in a modern style well maintained and more than adequately furnished. We had a large sitting/dining area, a large kitchenette with numerous cupboards, cooker, microwave oven kettle and cutlery, crockery, glasses and cooking implements suitable for 4 people. There was a WC with hand basin and a separate large shower room - or more correctly wet room.

Internet access is available but there are no sports facilities

Breakfast is provided but no other meals. The breakfast is of the continental buffet style with a varied collection of cereals, cold meats, cheeses, yogurts, breads and fruit with scrambled eggs as the hot option. The food and hot and cold drinks are constantly kept in good order and tables are kept clean.

The staff are friendly and helpful. Peter, who is probably the manager is very helpful and speaks good English.

The rooms and general area are kept very clean and the state of internal decoration is excellent.

The hotel desk is not manned at all hours.

To be in the centre of the city you would need a hotel in district 1 - these tend to be very expensive. The Pharmador is approximately 20 minutes walk from the central area, but there is a frequent tram service which runs quite late into the evening. There is also an underground train service quite close to the hotel.

There is a frequent fast bus service from the airport to Westbarnhof which is 10 to 15 minutes walk from the hotel.

There is a main shopping street just 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

This is a small hotel without all the facilities of a larger establishment, but what it does have is of a high quality, clean and well maintained with cheerful helpful staff. Note that the staff are not on duty 24 hours a day.

Room Tip: Apartments 202, 203 and 204, do not have a lift and there are something like 50 steps to climb to re...
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank Cathedralguy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

284 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    129
    119
    30
    2
    4
See reviews for
88
119
18
19
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (19)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Serbian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bucharest, Romania
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

Has included parking which is a big bonus in Vienna, the rooms are large, very well equiped. You are 5 min away from an underground station or you can walk to the center, on a street full of restaurants.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank andraevs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Modbury, Devon
Level Contributor
65 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

The best thing about this hotel was the free parking through a secure gate. Yes we had one of the small rooms and the table was scratched and the phone was on the floor, but the bed was comfortable and clean and the TV had English channels. the breakfast was excellent and the staff very friendly.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank jeanlyon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Spotlessly clean but basic room, good shower, excellent Wifi. Very friendly hosts, excellent buffet breakfast. Older style place but good value in Vienna. Easy access to tram and subway. Would stay here again.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
Thank Fishie x
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Darmstadt, Germany
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

We've got a small double room which was stinky (in the very strict sense). On about 15 sq.m. there was only bed and terrible white scratched table, which looked like someone was preparing salad just on it. One of power sources was just in the bed (!) next to a pillow. The phone is just lying on the floor under the bed. No fridge, minibar - needless to say. We booked the hotel using booking.com, which in this particular case has very misleading description and images. The owner was not ready to cancel the booking, when we stated that there is a mismatch between the description and the reality, explaining this by ridiculous statement that this can only be negotiated through booking.com. After contacting booking.com we ensured this is lie. The owner also stated that for 85 EUR nothing better can be found in Vienna close to the center, which was proven to be false by us after finding a great 4-star hotel for just a bit more expensive price. Although the parking is provided, the slots are located in 2 rows, leaving very small space to park in/out.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Dima81
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Stayed there for two nights in February. Very nice, clean. Would stay there again if I were to go to Vienna. They have free off the street parking, felt safe keeping the car there. We walked everywhere we went, no need to get transportation.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank momof004
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Graz
Level Contributor
185 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

The convenient location just inside the city center of Vienna is one of the big advantages of this little nice hotel, the friendly personnel is another. Like in most hotels in Vienna, the breakfast is very good.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Mario060
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Vienna hotels
Hotel Lucia
#57 of 367 in Vienna
4.0 of 5 bubbles 537 reviews
Josefstadt
Hotel Graf Stadion
Hotel Graf Stadion
#65 of 367 in Vienna
4.0 of 5 bubbles 381 reviews
Neubau
Hotel Kugel
Hotel Kugel
#99 of 367 in Vienna
4.5 of 5 bubbles 374 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Neubau
Hotel-Pension Continental
Hotel-Pension Continental
#129 of 367 in Vienna
4.0 of 5 bubbles 368 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Pension Pharmador? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pension Pharmador

Property: Pension Pharmador
Address: Schottenfeldgasse 39, Vienna 1070, Austria
Location: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Neubau , Schottenfeld
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 367 Hotels in Vienna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension Pharmador 3*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Pension is centrally located but shielded from any traffic noise. You will enjoy calmness in Austria's capital. Many sights are within walking distance and the stations of the public transporting system nearby allow rapid shifting within the city. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline, Hotel.de, Travelocity, HRS and Despegar.com so you can book your Pension Pharmador reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Pension Pharmador Hotel Vienna
Pharmador Hotel Vienna

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing