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MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz
Ranked #124 of 361 Hotels in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stayed in this hotel only for a night. This hotel is situated in a very good locality. Metro station is reachable by walk in 10 mins. Public garden nearby. Rooms are clean & beds comfortable. Staff is quite friendly. Air conditioning was not satisfactory but they provided a table fan for us. Overall, good experience and will recommend to those looking for staying in Vienna on tight budget. Buffet breakfast available form 6.30 am onwards for a reasonable price. Free WiFi for all guests.

Room Tip: Higher floor rooms
  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear guest,
thank you for taking the time to write a feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your comments about the good location, the clean rooms and the helpful staff. We are very pleased to read that you´re satisfied with our cost-benefit ratio, MEININGER always tries to keep high standards to reasonable prices. If you like our concept make sure to check out our MEININGER houses all over Europe on your next trip!
Best wishes,
Sara

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

The hotel is in a very nice location, with great access. The meals are abundant, the dinner is really varied. Prices are relatively unbeatable. Nice place, great atmosphere.
I'll be back whenever possible.

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled with friends
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We were delighted to read that you liked the location and the atmosphere and our dinner too! We would love to welcome you back soon!
Best wishes,
Sara

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our group stayed at the MEININGER Hotel in Downtown Vienna to start our tour and it was the first of many good stays in this chain of European hotels. Friendlay staff, comfy beds and rooms (a bit on the small side but why would you stay in your room if you're in Vienna) and good breakfast and lunch packets that can be ordered for large groups. The eating area has all sorts of little memorabilia that will surely strike up interesting conversations with friends, family or other guests. Very close to historic downtown Vienna and all its attractions. If you are on a tight budget or organizing for a group trip to Vienna, I recommend looking into MEININGER Hotels in Vienna, the Franz being first.

Room Tip: Rooms can get warm as no air seems to come from opened window
  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled on business
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear guests, we appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay and are thankful for the valued feedback you shared. We are pleased you found our rooms to be comfortable and clean, our breakfast and lunch packets options to be truly good and worth trying, and our staff throughout the hotel to be both attentive and friendly. We look forward to welcome you again!
Best wishes,
Sara

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located in a nice neighbourhood and in a walking distance from the city center. Check-in and check-out was quick. Staff is nice. If you can take a room which is not by the elevator, because people are quite loudly during the night. In the shower there were some long blonde hair and the do not make the upper bed.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion on your recent stay. We are glad you have had an overall great experience and we appreciate your positive praises towards the location and the friendly staff. Also, we appreciate you alerting us of the noises during the night, we will have a further look into that issue. We cannot wait to welcome you back when you next travel to the area!
Kind regards,
Sara

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for six nights and enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and warm hospitality. It's was easy for me reach the place from airport as I took metro to Karlz Plaza station and from there another metro to hotel.It's a walkable distance from station and after crossing a bridge across Danube and walking through a beautiful park, I could reach the place though it was my first visit to Vienna. The young and ever smilng staff at reception made my stay very comfortable and memorable. They also guided me to visit important museums and sights marking on user friendly local map.Penny store is just two minutes walk from hotel and I could buy whatever I needed, obviously excellent local beer and accompaniments. Breakfast is extra and there is free wifi.There are also couple of cafes and pizza stalls just a few minutes walk in a parallel road. The majestic Danube is just few minutes walk and after crossing the bridge I could see few of important places and also catch the tram..I could also travel to Salzburg and Innsbruk day trips from Vienna , thanks to the guidance of the staff.All together it's a great place to stay and I not only recommend but also stay there once again during my next visit.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled solo
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Toni M, Reception at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear guest, thank you so much for your detailed review. It means so much to us that you enjoyed your stay and that we managed to exceed your expectations. We are delighted to read through your compliments towards the warm atmosphere and the location, with everything you need around. We are especially grateful for the wonderful words you had about the staff, I will forward your compliments to the team. Your willingness to recommend our property to others means a lot to us and we cannot wait to welcome you back soon for another joyful experience :)
Best wishes,
Sara

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We book this hotel by the way for ski to Italy. We booked parking but finaly we had no parking... We had car full of suitacases, ski equipment and we had big problem during the night after arrival... Room was very clean, comfortable. Bed was OK. Breakfast was OK.

  • Stayed: January 2017, travelled with family
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are glad that you enjoyed it. Regarding the parking: I guess you booked through booking.com. There you can make a request for parking, but it is just a request, which means that unless you don´t get a confirmation from the hotel you have no parking place booked. On the website it says: "Special requests cannot be guaranteed – but the property will do its best to meet your needs". We are sorry that you encountered difficulties in finding a parking place. Actually there are several parking options nearby, just can ask at reception anytime!
We hope to welcome you again in one of our MEININGER houses all over Europe!
Best wishes,
Sara

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located in a nice neighbourhood and in a walking distance from the city center.
The rooms and amenities are rather basic,but clean and cosy. The hotel is very vibrant, with a lot of place to hung out in the lobby. Excellent wifi, parking and breakfast available. It was very basic, but I would come again.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Toni M, Receptionist at MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are glad you have had a great experience on property and are pleased to learn that you liked the clean and comfortable rooms, the atmosphere and the breakfast, as well as the good working Wifi. Thank you and it will be our pleasure to welcome you again in one of our MEININGER houses, maybe in Brussels or Amsterdam next time?
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Additional Information about MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz

Address: Rembrandtstrasse 21, Vienna 1020, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Leopoldstadt
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #124 of 361 Hotels in Vienna
Price Range: $62 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz 2*
Number of rooms: 131
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz is in Vienna's second district of Leopoldstadt between Augarten and the Danube canal. The Karmeliter market with its many delicacies and Vienna's Old Town are just around the corner. The Franz hotel with its functional and modern design is ideal for city breaks that call for simplicity and precision. With services such as free WiFi, guest kitchen, bar and gaming area... holidaying with MEININGER is more than just low-cost accommodation. ... more   less 
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