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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

the hostel with super yard/garden and wonderful staff people! The atmosphere is cosy and peaceful and friendly in the evenings. There are free healthy herbs to pick in the yard, the roses and other beautiful plants are growing there, gives joy for the eyes and- for the nose- the smell is wonderful while siiting there! The staff people are very,...

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

What do you get when you combine a helpful, knowledgeable, thoroughly friendly staff, a cup or two of warm apple and cinnammon tea or a glass of lemonade at the ready in the reception hall 24-h a day, spotless place, WCs and shared areas included, perfectly organized information at the reception desk to cater to every traveller's needs, 24 hours...

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank YOU Elisabeth - this beautifully written review really made our day. Come chill with us again anytime, we'll look forward to your next visit! All the best, Courtney & the HR Team

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay. Common kitchen was excellent and we used it extensively. Kids loved the place, Staff were very courteous and helped us. Place is so creative and has great ambience to stay. Our kids really liked the community kitchen concept and music played everyday.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hostel Ruthensteiner was a delight to stay at. The staff were very courteous, spoke English incredibly well, and were helpful with offering options for touring the city or storing luggage during transit. The 4.50 Euro breakfast was a great option for us to use both days there, being both cheap and good food. The only slight downside would be...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hostel really impressed me, it is in a good location with easy access to food and transport. The staff were always pleasant and would go out of their way to offer assistance. The place is nice and tidy. Wifi is great.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very cozy, debatably the best hostel I've stayed in, and I've been in a lot. Super friendly and extremely helpful 24/7 staff, herb garden, instruments, good bar with good happy hour, they even make their own beer! (A coffee chocolate Stout). Highly recommend

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hostel was great! The staff were very friendly and helpful with anything we needed. It's really great for meeting people in the evenings as there is a dining area and bar with couches etc. The value for money was also brilliant, particularly considering breakfast was just €4.50 and had so much to offer! One issue is if you're heading...

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Thank Rachel C
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start out with some positive's first... Nice, well laid out place, WiFi works well, the bar has happy hour, good chill area to meet people. What I found weird/annoying which is why I would stay or recommend to people is: 8 share guys dorm room 32... what is up with the floor!!! People trying to be quite eg...

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Dear Hadenb - thank you for writing this review, this is feedback we very much need to hear. You were staying in our super-budget men's only dorm, and you're absolutely right, the room needs some attention. As a matter of fact, new bunk beds - designed especially for us by metalworkers up in Prague - have arrived just this week,...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights after I got my booking wrong. I'd booked the dates I wanted but in the wrong month...duh! I called the hostel in a panic upon my arrival in Vienna and they sorted everything for me and I was refunded the initial booking. The staff were very friendly and helpful at all times. The place has a...

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much for this great review! We'll look forward to your next visit - until then, happy travelling :). - Your Ruthi Team

Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never seen such a thoughtful and nice Hostel. They REALLY have everything you need. Think about: clean, great wi-fi, including in the room (I watched Netflix series), power plug AND individual reading light on the bed, good and fresh breakfast (no included), a perfect garden behind to chill, with barbecue and kitchen, a GREAT hostel atmosphere including a...

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Courtney D, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey Thiago, I've seen your kind words popping up here and there around the web - thank you so much, we really appreciate your recommendations! I will pass your thanks on to Patrick :). Do come see us again sometime - and until then, happy travelling!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Vienna's original independent backpacker's hostel, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect place to stay - with its friendly, international atmosphere in a smoke-free environment. * "One of a kind" and not "one of a chain", our fun hostel is run by family and good friends and is the ideal hostel for the individual traveller or small friends/family group. * Newly renovated, our early 1800's historical building is just a stone's throw from the Westbahnhof Train Station and equidistant between the City Center and lovely Palace Schoenbrunn. Here, weary travelers can rest their bodies and refresh their souls! * "Cleanliness & friendliness" is our motto, helping you feel at home is our passion! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Ruthensteiner

Address: Robert-Hamerling-Gasse 24 | 1150, Vienna 1150, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Price Range: $29 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“If you're staying in shared dorms, avoid the 4 person rooms, as these rooms are very small with almost no floor space.”
rbgg87, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms are lovely with modern and spacious ensuite options.”
268harrisl, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The apartment was AMAZING”
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“Hostel might be tough to find the first time. The staff is very helpful to guide you there. Contact them.”
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“Happy Hour at the bar will make you...happy!”
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