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MEININGER Salzburg City Center Reviews

Fuerbergstrasse 18-20, Salzburg, Austria

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81%

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1880 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 66%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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66%

really nice hostel, clean rooms and ensuite inside rooms were super clean and nice. staff were okay but location was ut of city centre and only easy way to get there was by bus


77%

A really great few nights at this hostel. The staff were incredibly helpful and spoke perfect English, which is always reassuring when you're travelling away from home. It is very close to a few supermarkets (and of course: McDonalds) but the city centre is quite a distance (buses are very frequent and cheap). They even showed the Sound of Music downstairs for all the guests, what a great way to end my travels.

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Dear Guest! thanks a lot for staying and for sharing your feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in salzburg and liked our hotel. We would love to welcome you again soon here or in another MEININGER! Best wishes, the hills are alive ;) Your MEININGER-Team

80%

It's a good place to stay for a few night when you're visiting Salzburg. The hostel is a bit far from the Old Town. It takes about 25 minutes of walking, but is not a big deal. The Meininger is more like a hotel, not really a hostel. Some normal hotelrooms are converted into dormrooms. It's a bit hard to meet other backpackers, because there is not a real hostel atmosphere. Rooms are very clean, towels are provided, beds are very confortable and the staff is really helpfull.


86%

Good: Excellent breakfast with just 6.9 euro for all you can eat Atmosphere is perfect Staff is friendly Didn't expect that there would be hair dryer and shampoo Bad: You have to pay for your Internet service while I have been to some hostel which provides them for free. Distant location Should be more space for hanging the after-wash clothes

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Dear Guest, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are super happy to hear you have enjoyed staying with us. Regarding internet, it does only cost to use our internet terminals - WIFI is free for everyone ;) We would really love to welcome you back very soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

77%

very clean rooms and facilities, price for breakfast was too expensive, staff were friendly

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Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. We are super glad to hear you have enjoyed your stay. Hope to welcome you back very soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team

20%

I've been traveling for two months now, so I've had my fair share of hostels. This hostel has to be the worst. The workers are horrible, they need to learn no manners. We pay to stay here, they don't need to treat us like pure shit. Couldn't even return an email or help us. Not worth your time or money. Do yourself a favour, don't stay here.

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Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. We regret to hear that your stay was not satisfying. Obviously something went terribly wrong whilst you were here. We would like to apologise for any inconveniences and hope you'll visit us again, despite your recent experience. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

89%

The hostel is really a hotel with shared rooms, so there wasn't much in ways of hostel atmosphere or shared areas. The kitchen is very small and can only really be used by one or two people at once. Rooms were big and very clean and the staff was very helpful with directions and information.


86%

I stayed in a room for 9 persons. Our room was very big, clean and comfortable. Great plus is shower gel, soap and hairdryer for free. Staff was excellent and professional for helping with road trips put of Salzburg! Breakfast was overpriced for a standart choice, nothing special.


80%

It's better if had lockers (which can be locked). Cupboards in the room cannot be locked .

  • 8th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sri Lanka
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

The hostel was extremely expensive for what we got (just a normal hostel room) but it was the only room I could find two weeks in advance! The staff were really nice and helpful. The room was clean, though it didn't have very many outlets for charging.


89%

As th every meninger, it's very lean with incredible facilities. City centre is misleading though as it's on the outskirts of town. However, great vibe and great staff make up or it.

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Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear you have enjoyed staying with us. The area we are located in is still considered as the centre of Salzburg, thus the name. But you're right, it's a 20min walk/10min busride into the Old Town. We would love to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

89%

Great hostel, more like a hotel. Met amazing people and enjoyed my time. Staff was very helpful. Would definitely return.

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback. We are super happy to hear you enjoyed staying with us. Can't wait to welcome you back to one of the many MEININGER destinations. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

71%

It is not located close to main train station and it is a bit far from the city centre. very hard to meet other travelers as it was filled with a lot of families.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. We regret to hear that you missed the typical hostel vibe here at MEININGER Salzburg. We would really like to welcome you back very soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

83%

I really enjoyed staying here! The daily cleaning services were my favorite part, since dorm mates can be messier/dirtier than I prefer. Just be prepared ahead of time that the title "City Center" does not mean that picturesque Old Town Salzburg will be right out your door. Instead, you'll have to take a bus or walk (about 20 minutes--I did this multiple times on my own and it was fine!).

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Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We are super happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay. Why don't you pay us a visit at one of the many other MEININGER places? We would love to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

94%

Your staff was so helpful and friendly. They knew how to answer questions and give directions via bus and train. I was really impressed.

  • 30th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Guest, thanks a lot for writing us a review! I am pleased to reat that you where contempt with our services, I will be happy to forward your feedback to my collegues. Good to read that you reached all the places we showed you on the map :) We would be happy to welcome you again. Best wishes, Your MEININGER-Team

77%

It was good. if you want to stay in good condition hostel, recommend. But you can not avoid the cost. a little bit expensive i think.


91%

Really enjoyed the hostel! Super cheap grocery store just across the street and the walk into town wasn't bad at all. Salzburg was great!

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Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your feedback. We are super happy to hear you have enjoyed staying with us. Why don't you pay us a visit at one of the many other MEININGER destinations? Looking forward to seeing you very soon. Best regards, Your MEININGER Team Salzburg

74%

This is clearly a hotel with some shared rooms. very nice ammenities.

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Dear Guest, thank you very much for your feedback! Nice to read that you enjoyed your stay here and liked our hotel! We would like to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Your MEININGER-Team

94%

My friend and I really enjoyed our stay at the Meininger Hostel in Salzberg. Although it's a big hostel, we found it to be very clean and modern with great facilities. The staff were lovely and helpful, which was a nice surprise - often in bigger chains the staff don't tend to be as passionate about their jobs. Overall, we were really impressed with our room (4 bed, female dorm) and it felt very safe and secure too.


49%

Totally not worth the price to stay here. It is seriously like a hotel way out. It's a good 25 minute walk to anywhere worth seeing. Must take a bus to get there in the first place. Also. Zero in the way of activities done through the hostel. NO pub crawl, NO walking tour, NO way to meet ppl there. Terrible internet up on the floors. Only plus I can say is that the ac worked well and the bed was clean.


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