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The room really stank. It's a large hostel with a small kitchen and social which doesn't really attract people into it. In addition there isn't anything organised to help people meet each other and these two points combined meant it was almost impossible to meet anyone which is a problem if you're travelling alone. Staff response to questions about what was good to do was short and not much help. Nice enough otherwise but other hostels I've stayed at offered more.
The charge you €2 for cleaning bedsheets. Nonsense !!
It was great staying in this hostel. The location is really great, it takes 5 metro stations to the city centre which takes like 5 minutes driving. Awesome part was that there's parking place right in front of hostel, and it's free during the weekends and holidays. Cleanliness is good. The stuff is very friendly and kind. Deffo recommend this hostel!
The WiFi is not so good in this hostel. You can find it in the WiFi list, but cannot connect to it. It takes a long while to connect, and ONLY in the passageway. Besides, other facilities are fine. It worth the money.
After an overnight illness, the staff let me stay in my room till one'o'clock, altough checkout was at eleven. Thank you very much!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
There was a group of 20-something kids who were always banging the doors and putting their music loud. I think that we got bed bugs from the hostel. We were staying in room 24
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Great stay, no problems at all. Excellent stay, very clean and nice atmosphere. Only 3 metro stations from St Stephan's Platz. Only (minor) problem: wifi not working in bedrooms (only in livingroom, which had not enough plugs). Very positive.
The price policy was not transparent and clear and would not lead you to optimize cost by following reasons. Blanket, are charge separately online site price is 19 including breakfast and blanket offline is 20 EUR or something electricity plugs were not enough in rooms and labels of beds were missing. no bed light Free computer was not working well so you should use the one that you have to pay for every minute.
Super close to the main station! 15mins to the city center by foot. Every staff was nice and very helpful :) oh breakfast is not free, it's 4euro but there's a grocery nearby so you can make ur own sandwich or something.. Wifi didn't work in my room. Overall, it was a great stay. I met so many nice people and had no big problem.
Was alright for a one night stay in Vienna. No one was overly helpful or friendly. Not a social hostel as everyone just sat on their phones in the common room.A few positives is that it close to everything, has an aldi near by, and an alright kitchen.
Had a pleasant stay here. Rooms were nice, cleaned thoroughly every morning. Staff were helpful, even at 5am! Wasn't a lot of atmosphere in the common room but that's okay as we weren't looking for a crazy time here. In a really good spot right off the main shopping street and really close to the station so easy to get around!
Nice hostel and good breakfast buffet. Wifi may be improved a bit
The rooms were great with your own individual lockers and a bathroom directly in the room so you didn't have to stumble into the hallway at night to go to the washroom. The kitchen was a little lacking and a tad small, but sufficient. They also had secure luggage storage if you wanted to leave your luggage there past check out. They were all really nice, met some great people there. However, no wifi in the rooms only on the reception floor and common room.
Would highly recommend if!!! Huge rooms!!! Luggage storage!!! Own bathroom in the room. The only downfall is the wifi doesn't work directly in the rooms. Apart from that it was great!!
The place is very near the Westbanhof train station, probably around 7 minutes walk. It is also close to a metro line so it is easy to go around; and to a good shopping street. Internet is free and stable; the room itself is average and you have to fix your own bed with linen cover provided when you check in. We reserved a twin bedroom but we got into a 4 bedroom dorm but it was locked for us, the reception said it was bigger than the twin br but I was not sure.. overall positive.
Good location right next to Westbanhof and some bars, about 15 minutes walk to the center. One of the cheapest hostels I found here, rooms are clean and each room has its own bathroom (rather than being in the hallway).
A big place, very clean and located in 5min distance from the western train station. To the old town you have to tae the subway or walk 20-25min. The place is pretty nice, but it's more like a youth hostel than a backpacker's place, the atmosphere was nice and friendly but not really homely. Kitchen could use some more equipment, but it's good enough.
I did enjoy my stay at the Hostel. The staff was OUTSTANDING and very helpful. I felt that a towel should be given out daily without a charge. I put a deposit on the towel, but every day i wanted to exchange it, I was charged an additional fee. Of all the hostels I have been to, this is the first hostel that I have to that has charged a fee everyday for a new towel. Audrey Moy
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
The hostel lacks a decent kitchen, and the common room has limited seating despite its size. The paid breakfast is in a separate room and is more like a chimp's tea party with scores of people fighting over a couple of varieties of cereal and some poor bread. After one sitting, I bought my own breakfast. The hostel also charges for use of its computers, and was the only hostel among dozens I stayed at in Central Europe that did this.
It was so easy to find the hostel and its location is really good. The bathroom was very clean and comfortable.