Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna Reviews
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We will be coming back to the hostel and Vienna. The hostel was great and we love the city. A great few days in Vienna, made even better by staying at Hostel Ruthensteiner.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Right near a major train station and two metro lines. Main Street around the corner is dotted with decent fast food and good bakeries. In house breakfast is a little pricey (3 euro) but not a bad option if you fill your plate high. Staff were excellent, diverse and extremely knowledgable. They were also not afraid to suggest alternative plans of they thought ours needed tweaking. Would stay again.
I've been packing around Europe for two months, and staying in hostels the entire time. Hostel Ruthensteiner was by far the BEST hostel I've stayed in! You're welcomed by friendly staff and a cup of spiced apple tea. They had complimentary lockers available to store your luggage in until the room was ready. The rooms are clean and well maintained. The atmosphere is perfect for hanging out. There were musical instruments and a great bar. The kitchen was superb! A perfect place to stay in Vienna!
I have nothing to complain. For like 20 EUR/night five minutes walk from Westbahnhof? Definitely recommend.
Very friendly staff, nice location, good value for money.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Great hostel across two buildings. Good kitchen, common space, and everything you would expect. Good set up in the dorm rooms that the lockers are in a separate area so you don't get disturbed by early risers. Bit bizarre that the bunks don't have ladders.
For the price it is the best. It's close to the Western railway station, but in reality there isn't anything interesting in the neighborhood. But if you take the subway a few stops you are in the city center so it's well connected.
This hostels facilities are great, they have a bar, its in a good location, the staff are pretty good. All in all this hostel is very good. The only thing that i can knock is that on their site it says they have 10 bed dorms and we booked one, only to rock up and find out we were in a 4 bed. Which most people probably wouldn't have a problem with.. but to be honest i prefer 10 bed dorms.. normally they feel less awkward and theres more room. Other than that this is a quality hostel
One of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. Staff was so friendly and helpful, rooms were very clean, and there was a big common area for relaxing and meeting people. Can also rent bikes for 12 euro a day, which I highly recommend! Lots of bike paths so it was a great way to see vienna
Great hostel in Vienna. Short ride into the town center. Social without being too loud. They have a nice bar and lounge area, plenty of communal areas, and a nice kitchen. They don't offer free coffee or tea (which I think all hostels should) which is kind of a bummer. Weird thing is the common areas are not in the same building as some dorms. I could imagine that in poor weather having to walk from the common areas to your dorm would would be annoying. Would definitely recommend this hostel.
The feel of the dorms was lacking - I felt like I was staying in a hospital. But the common areas had a better vibe to them. Staff was pretty good, though the cleaning staff would disturb us every morning coming in and out to clean, pre 10AM. I was staying in an all female dorm and a male housekeeper just walks in without permission. Not professional. Wifi was good overall, worked everywhere. Clean. Timer on showers was a nuisance. Overall good stay!
It's a nice hostel with a quite good location (between Schonburg and Museum Quarter). Staff is very nice and helpful too. It was a good choice.
Lovely hostel - super clean, great staff and social without being party crazy. The only thing is that the electrical outlets in the dorm room I stayed in could have been more convenient. It's only a small detail though!
EVERY THING IS GOOD, PERSONAL AND GUESTS ARE IN GOOD BEHAVIOUR. THE POSITION IS VERY GOOD. DEFINETELY IS ONE OF THE BEST HOSTEL I'VE NEVER BEEN. CONGRATULATION.
Traditional hostel, has plenty of character ( not like the new big chains), with a pleasant and cheery bar to relax in at the end of a long day's sightseeing. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Safe area, only five mins walk from the Westbahnhof transport hub with grocery stores close by.
It's out of the hostels control but the walk to the hostel from westbahnhof felt unsafe because it was just obviously not a great area of vienna. But the hostel itself was great, it was like escaping that area of dodgey people and cheap businesses.
Staff is fantastic and very helpful. Also, they have plenty of lockers and close to the subway.
Great hostel. I Had a great stay here 10/10
wonderful place to stay! staff is super friendly and helpful.
Great hostel with great staff and great atmosphere.