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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reception staffs are very welcoming and gentleman! Highly recommend others to stay here, walkable from Westbahnhof Wien. And there were also one supermarket opened until 12midnight. If you comeback late after 9:30, you can still find something to eat or for breakfast tomorrow. They also offered buffet breakfast(7euro, as I remembered)

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

Hi there, thanks for this awesome review! Just two corrections: our all-you-can-eat, unlimted-coffee-included buffet breakfast costs just €4,50 - and neighborhood late-night supermarket is only open until 11:30pm - late, but not quiet that late ;). All the best, and happy travelling!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We just stayed one night, but we enjoyed it! A nice warm tea welcomed us and our room was quiet and very clean. The staff is there 24 hours, which is great if you arrive late, as we did! Check in and out was simple - and we really appreciated all the maps (even of other cities!) we received! They...

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

Hey lisakathryn, thanks so much for your review, we're really glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here - including our home-made cinnamon apple tea :). As for our location - we're around the corner from the Westbahnhof (a major public transport hub, from which you can zip most places in the city in minutes) and the lovely Mariahilferstrasse...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The hostel is close to the Westbahnhof so it's easy to get around. They have a nice and cosy common area with a bar and they had free hot apple and cinnamon tea.

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Dear JessDay_29, thank you very much for your time. We're glad to hear that you had a nice stay. It's really great to be located close to a metro station: you can zip anywhere you want, whenever you want. Thanks so much for staying with us - do come and see us again sometime! :)

Reviewed 25 January 2017

I absolutely loved my stay at the Ruthensteiner Hostel! My friend and I spent four nights here in November and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We stayed in the girls dorm and although the room was on the smaller side, it was very clean and the free lockers in the room were a great bonus! The staff was very helpful, going...

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Thank you very much for this lovely comments! Come back for a beer anytime you're in town, you know when the happy hour is :) All the best Ruthensteiner team

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a great time at Hostel Ruthensteiner!! My younger sister has not travelled in hostels very much but loved this hostel because it felt very safe and friendly compared to others we have stayed at while travelling. The staff were very nice and eager to help, the facilities were clean and well-decorated and overall the hostel had a nice...

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Hi Lizzystoror! We're glad to hear that you had a good time here :) and thank you for the compliment - feeling of a home away from home sounds really lovely.. We hope to see you sometime soon. Until then, all the best!

Reviewed 21 January 2017

I slept 2 nights in 4 bed dorm just for ladies. I didn't spend much time in the hostel so I don't have experience about common areas but I got good vibes about the hostel and I totally recommend it. Bed was comfy & room quiet and staff really nice :) All I need for my stay. Thank you!

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New Glasgow, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My friend and I spent our two nights in Vienna here at the hostel. The staff were very friendly and helpful at the front desk. They have maps of the city and will give you any kind of tourist advice that you need! There was also free hot tea in the lobby to welcome you back from a day out...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly and cosy atmosphere. The staff is also very friendly and helpful. (Their cinamon and apple homemade tea is really fantastic!!!) Also the location of the hostel is very good, just few steps from the Westbhanhof.

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Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to review us! :) We are glad to hear that you had a nice stay. Make sure you come to visit us in summer: if you liked our free apple-cinnamon tea, you will love our icy-cold home made elderflower lemonade. All the best! Ruthensteiner team

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great place! I stayed in an all girl dorm which was located across the street in another building. My room was HUGE for a hostel, three bunk beds with lots of space. There is an ensuite toliet and shower, as well as a separate sink outside the toilet for getting ready. Lockers in the room came with a lock and...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

The bed is clean and comfortable, a lot of entertainment devices here. And there is a minibar in the hostel, an amazing place. I strongly recommended you to choose here as your starter of Vienna traveling.

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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
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Price Range: RM91 - RM416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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