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Didn't like the location, staff were friendly and the fully equipped kitchen was great as it's easy to get ripped off if you go to the wrong places around town. The staff are knowledgable about where to get cheap food, and where you can buy cheap things to cook yourselves, so make sure to speak with them if you're a budget backpacker! And don't use the Turkish shop around the corner, total rip off! I didn't really find the location all that convenient, but it was a nice hostel aside from that :)
Good location, friendly staff, very clean, i recommend
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Nice hostel, close to the metro station and restaurants, mini markerts, etc.
Close to westbanhof, has a great kitchen to cook food in with. Happy hour's not that cheap but its convenient. But the biggest severe lack is a tv, meaning a great opportunity for the hostellers in watching thr world cup wasn't there. Nonetheless there are pubs around the place. Solo travellers should note bigger groups and families often stay here.
It was little bit hard to find hostel from metro station. Shower box is too small. But the otherthings not bad.
Free wifi throughout entire hostel, lots of lounge spaces, bar, garden areas, lots of really friendly multi-lingual staff and fully equipped kitchen. This place is awesome. Located in a very quiet area. I really liked that the front door was always open and the staff were there 24/7.
Other than the location being far from the city centre (which isn't a problem since it is near a metro stop) this hostel is amazing. The facilities were top notch and the garden and common room were really relaxing.
The staff was really helpful and gave great recommendations. The kitchen and garden were both really nice and the lounge is really cozy!
For years, when I go to Vienna, I've been staying with Ruthensteiner. Sometimes I wonder what the few Viennese hostels with even higher rating are like. :D Free lockers in rooms, ample washing facilities, spotlessly clean, great staff ready to help you with everything (doing great job, guys), 5 min on foot to the underground, safe area, food stores & restaurants. Lately imposed curfew on the guest kitchen (22-8) is not very convenient. The WiFi in the building across the street could be better.
Wonderful hostel, very social and laid back atmosphere. Loved chilling with other travelers in the gardens and at the bar. It's close to Wien Westbahnhof, so very easy to get to if you're coming from the west, but you'll definitely need to use public transport to go anywhere.
Very nice people and atmosphere. And the beds were super confortable.
I stayed 4 nights at Ruthensteiner and enjoyed it. The staff was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was pleasant and the location was perfect for me.
Great hostel, the atmosphere was amazing most nights - staff were extremely helpful, were always there to help us out with our questions. Would definitely stay again.
The hostel isn't right in the middle of things, but the location is pretty good--only a couple blocks from the Wien Westbahnhoff train station. And the city is reasonably walkable, only requiring a 20 to 30 minute walk to the city center. The hostel itself is beautiful, especially the gardens (though unfortunately only usable until 10pm). The hostel bar is nice and affordable, though it can get crowded and a bit loud at night after the garden closes. The kitchen is well equipped.
this hostel is lovely (gardens, beautiful patio, clean and useful kitchen, wonderful instruments), but be prepared for a chill atmosphere, less party-inclined and a variety of ages of guests. Some may be put off by the occasional older traveler, but the culture is really mellow, it's clean and honestly one of the loveliest properties I've stayed at
My Friend and I stayed here for 3 nights starting on the 21 June 2014. Right from the off we where made to feel very welcome indeed. The staff where very friendly even if most of them couldnt under stand a word we said (fair enough we have strong scouse accents most english people struggle) the bar man Matt was good for banter. Hostel was very clean. Also small and cosy so easy to get chatting to people from all over the world. Loved it and would defo go back.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great facilities and staff. Musical instruments a great bonus!
Great for solo travellers. Having a bar, garden and instruments leads to a good atmosphere. Staff really smiley and friendly.
I really love this hostel. In my 20 days trip, this is the best i've been stayed !! It's close to the metro, very clean, and not noisy in the night. There are lots of common spaces to use. I love it