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Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna Reviews

Robert Hamerling Gasse 24, 1150 Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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91%

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4308 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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100%

Enjoyed the room and the bar. They have some instruments people can pick up and play and good prices for happy hour. Very great place to chill out. We had a late train, the hostel had free lockers that we could leave our stuff in after we checked out.


80%

Nice hostel with a good vibe just outside the heart of Vienna. The location is closed to subway station which is great, but a bit of a hike away from places if you intend on walking. The showers have a weird timer to them but that might be common for shared bathrooms, I don't know. The hostel was chilled which is a nice break from party hostels. The staff were friendly and provided help whenever asked. I did find it odd they charged for coffee, something I don't experience much elsewhere.

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Hi, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Yes, our ''eco-friendly'' shower timers may be a bit unfamiliar, but they serve a dual purpose, saving water while also helping to make sure that a shower won't be left to run and cause a flood, not unheard of in the dorms ;). As for coffee - you got us, we do charge for it - but €1 for a bottomless cup of drip coffee or a freshly ground espesso drink isn't too bad, is it? ;) Thanks for your review, and do come again!

100%

Just the best hostel in Vienna!! Amazing staff, bedrooms and localization! Just few minuts walking to the Westbanhoff station. Another great point is the breakfast. Very cheap price and great cost x bennefit ratio! You need to stay at this hostel when going to Vienna!

Owner Comment (Hide)
What an awesome review - thanks, you made our day! :)

94%

One of the best hostels I ever stayed, highly recommended!

  • 26th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
:)!!!! Come back soon!

94%

Really nice hostel with a great a common area and breakfast (delicious and cheap). The rooms and facilities were excellent, as was the staff. The free computers were a great perk. Only downside is that the hostel is a 40 minute walk from most sights, but is really close to a metro stop.


91%

I stayed in the dormitory and we had a private shower/toilet (with access to another if needed) which was awesome. The main building also has a lot of common area, a bar, and there is breakfast available for cheaper than if you go out. Situated near the train station/metro… super easy to get to main part of Vienna and to the bar/hip district as well. I would definitely stay here again next time I am in Vienna.


91%

Top, i loved!


97%

We spent a good time at the Ruthensteiner. It was very quiet at night and the staff was helpful.

  • 24th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

I used the 4 nights for the price of 3 deal on HW and absolutely loved my stay in Vienna. The hostel is located perfectly at Westbahnhof which is an easy access to everywhere and also just a 15 minute walk to Schonbrunn Palace. Rooms and common areas were really clean and it also has a chilled out bar. Staff were super helpful and at reception they leave directions to all the major tourist points to make life easy. Reception is also 24 hours so security is a plus. Would definitely stay again!

Owner Comment (Hide)
THANKS for this fantastic review!!! We'll look forward to your next visit!

97%

I loved it here. The staff were super helpful and the facilities were great. Large communal kitchen, bar area, several outdoor terraces, and a computer room. This is a great hostel if you want to meet other people, as the bar area was packed every night. The only downside to this hostel is that it is a little ways from the city center. I walked everywhere and it took awhile to get around. Otherwise, brilliant stay!


86%

The atmosphere of the hostel was great. They provided free lockers so we didn't need to worry about our luggages when we arrived before the check-in time. We stayed in a four-person dorm and the room was cute. The hostel provided hair dryers but you had to ask at the reception. What really suprised my friends and I was that the wifi of the hostel worked very well and perhaps it was the best among all the hostels I have ever stayed.


100%

I had a lovely time at the Ruthensteiner Hostel! Very clean, excellent service, and a nice and relaxed environment. Would definitely recommend it.

  • 23rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place to stay, great location and great staff. All-around A+ hostel!

Owner Comment (Hide)
THANK YOU for the excellent marks :). Come back again soon, and happy travelling!

100%

We were return guest, this is ous third times. So we got an up grade from normal room for four people to be private garden view apartment. Good facilities and piano are provided only for us. Excellent!!!!!

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THANK YOU for this lovely review - we'll look forward to your next visit!!!

71%

a. Check-out time is too early at 10 AM b. Location is not as close as one can imagine, 10-15 min walk from westbahnof c. Should have given the password for wifi when checking-in itself, had to go back and ask for it d. One of the two persons at the front desk didn't even smile at us when we greeted her. This place is suited for very young crowds, not for married couples like us. But then, that day almost all hotels in vienna were booked and this is the only place we found to stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We're so sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with your stay! It sounds like you were at reception at quite a busy time - we usually do give out the wireless password at check-in, for example, and making guests feel at home is ALWAYS a top-priority - we apologize if we missed anything in the rush! Come back, we would love a second chance to give you a proper welcome. And please do to ask us for better directions next time - the WESTBAHNHOF is only a 5 MINUTE WALK away :). Happy travelling!!!

86%

We stayed in a 8-room hostel with Ruthensteiner. The overall condition of the rooms were fine, although we found it slightly cramp for 8 beds and the mattresses were a bit thin. This was made up for by the friendly and helpful staff. Location-wise, the hostel is a 15 min walk from Stephansplatz and Schoenbrunn Palace Park. You would need to take a subway to either locations from the Westbahnoff if you are one for walking.


97%

Very easy to reach from West Station. Check in was very smooth, and the room was well furnished and clean and so was the bathroom. The great things about the hostel are the staff and the atmosphere. The staff is very welcoming and helpful, it is very clear they run this place for the fun of hosting travellers and making sure they enjoy their stay in Vienna, and not just for the money. This creates a very friendly atmosphere even within travellers. The music instruments are also great.

Owner Comment (Hide)
THANKS for your review - we do love hosteling, and it's so nice to hear that it shows! We hope to see you here again one day - until then, happy travelling!!!

94%

Lovely place to stay with excellent staff, welcoming and helpful! The 24 hour availability was great and the atmosphere was open, festive and energetic in the common areas but quiet in the rooms!


100%

Amazing place, amazing people, amazing memories !!!

  • 17th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Bulgaria
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

It is a very cozy an nice place with kind people and pleasant atmosphere :) Everything was clean and looked good.,and i especially liked they way they treat their guests - very friendly and helpful. Especially i liked the way they care about the using of electricity and water! They do it very well so the nature will be thankful!

  • 17th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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