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MEININGER Vienna Downtown Franz Reviews

Rembrandtstrasse 21, Vienna, Austria

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86%

Rating
942 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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89%

The hotel is confortable,not far from the centre,in a silent street. We enjoyed our staying,people are kind and disposable.breakfast is not included but not expensive,considering the cost for rooms. Good for families too.


91%

Meininger Downtown Franz is a very modern and clean hostel. I liked the professional but welcoming atmosphere and the mix of guest types from families with children to party groups. Everything kind of fits together - the guests as well as the design. Also, the prices per night and for breakfast were absolutely acceptable. I would say all in all it was my best hostel experience so far.

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Hey, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Lovely greetings from Vienna, your MEININGER Team

94%

Lovely kitchen, maybe a tiny bit small for the amount of guests as it was quite busy at breakfast, but still had great facilities. Directions to the hostel were great concerning public transport, until we had to walk from one of the underground stations and the directions suddenly stopped. Hostel in general was very clean and secure. Had a great big friendly communal area. Location was okay, about a 5 minute walk from an underground station which took you into town.


91%

Great place to stay, rooms are big, beds comfortable, great bar/reception/lounge area, staff very helpful/friendly. Only one negative well not really a negative, it was not really close to everything.

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Hey guys, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon, your MEININGER Team

83%

When travelling here keep in mind that it's not a hostel - it's a hotel/hostel. Which means that it is huge. there are 7 floors and so many people that the guys on the reception have their hands full almost all day long. This might be the reason why not all of them are frienldy and many seem really irritated when you ask them something. I mean, they will eventually help you, but it will be done as a huge favour to you. Rooms are clean, showers are toilets are clean. Rooms are cleaned daily too.

  • 24th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ukraine
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


63%

hostel was it stuffy but generally okay. very poor WIFI though.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are sorry for the problem with our WIFI. Lovely greetings, your MEININGER Team

83%

A good ten minute walk from the town center, but all Meininger properties are this way. You spend a little more and are a walk from the town center rather than being in it, but you are guaranteed to be in a private room four person max with your own bathroom and cleaning service daily.


86%

Meininger has really friendly staff and it's very modern. My qualms were: If you're not lucky enough to get a bunk bed you may have to share what in essence is a double bed (ie two singles put together) with a stranger. You have to pay extra for lockers if you want one and the breakfast is pricey. You also have to pay for using the internet on computers and although wifi is free, there's a chance you may not get access if there are too many people on it. Close to the underground so that's a

  • 17th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey Thank you for the great review of our hotel! In our small Dorms, you can seperate the two beds :) Sincerely, your MEININGER Team

83%

Overall a great hostel, but the feeling is a hotell. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm, the room was very small but beds are okay. If you arrive by car they charge €16,5 per night, i choose to park at P+R Heiligenstadt it is 3 stops away with the U-bahn and cost €3 per 24 hours. When big groups checked in there were way too few in the staff, but most of them, not all tho, tried to make everyone happy anyway. A big golden star to the guy with the long hair, he was super!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey, thanks for the nice comment :) We know the parking situation in Vienna is not easy, thats why we send our guests to park their car at P+R, because it is the cheapest way to park in Vienna :( Lovely greetings, your MEININGER Team

63%

There was no atmosphere, so for a backpacker it is far from ideal. When we arrived we had lots of laundry that we needed doing, but the washing machine was out of order and the nearest laundrette was a 30 minute walk. For such a big hostel you would think they would have more than one washing machine and that they would be more efficient at repairing it. The kitchen was tiny, it was quite far out of town, no local atms and to hire bikes we would have had to wait 30-60 mins.

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Hey guys, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, your MEININGER Team

100%

Never have an issue with this chain of hostels/hotels. Never disappointed!!

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Hey guys, thanks for the nice comment!!! See you soon, your MEININGER Team

71%

THE WORST WI-FI EVER !! unacceptable for an hostel as big as MEININGER ! slow, always crash, not ever able to book my bus ticket online ! FIX IT !

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. If you give us a chance to earn back your trust, I can assure you that we will do our best to give you the great hotel experience that so many of our guests have grown so fond of. Sincerely, your MEININGER Team

91%

The hostel is very much a hotel. Very clean and comfortable. Staff are knowledgable. If in a shared room, it's basically a hotel room with a double bed and a bunk bed with 3 random people if you are by yourself. Quite small and tight but I liked the experience. Bathroom is clean and nice. Only problem is the internet. If you rely on internet, this hostel is not for you. I couldn't get any wifi.


86%

More like a hotel than a hostel really, but the stay was fine. They lacked glasses and sufficient pans in the kitchen though but apart from that facilities are good.

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Hey, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Greets from Vienna. your MEININGER Team

77%

The staff at this place were awesome! They were helpful and nice. The hostel itself was more of a hotel, and it was difficult to meet people. The kitchen is extremely small. There were quite a few families staying here. The hotel is located off of a metro line, which was convenient.

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Hey Hey, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Your MEININGER Team

83%

Kitchen was really small for a modern hostel and this made it difficult to cook meals at busy times. The breakfast was good and reasonably priced.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, your MEININGER Team

83%

Very clean and modern this hostel is more like a hotel with dorms than a hostel. It has great facilities and it would be perfect for groups! For solo travellers the hostel lacks atmosphere and it can be hard to get to know other people. The staff could also be more friendly also me and my travelling partner were split into two rooms on separate floors which was a bit annoying.

  • 7th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We apologize for the inconveniences with the room - next time it will be better :) Lovely greetings from Vienna, your MEININGER Team

57%

Children around in a "hostel" not a good hostel to meet others Staff were unhelpful flies all over the kitchen

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback!!! Nevertheless we hope to see you soon :9 Sincerely, your MEININGER Team

89%

Excellent hostel


91%

Wonderful hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff. Clean room with tv. Wifi was patchy and took a lot of turns to try and log on before we could even connect.

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Hey, thanks a lot for the nice comment :) Hope to see you again, your MEININGER Team

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