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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Where do i start! This is the BEST HOSTEL I've stayed at in Europe! And thats no small feat. The atmosphere is lively, the rooms are big, the washrooms are clean and large enough for the occupants, the BAR IS AN OUTSTANDING PLACE, its 7 minutes from the WestBahnHauf, and there are tons of places to eat nearby. I made...

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

WOW - THANK YOU Yuvraj T! There are some great hostels in this part of the world, so that's a real compliment!!! Come back and see us again anytime!

London
Reviewed 12 October 2015

I highly recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Vienna on a budget. The location is convenient being so close to the Westbanhof train station. It has everything you need, kitchen, lockers even socket and light by your bed! The wi-fi worked fine as we were on the first floor. What surprised me the most though was how friendly the staff...

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RIO DE JANEIRO
Reviewed 12 October 2015

15 minutes walk from westbanhof, easily reachable using the precise instructions of hostel web site. Check-in fast, all staff very kind , helping guest in every possible way. We stayed at an apartment ,two independent rooms ( each one with a private bathroom) and sharing a complete kitchen and a large dining room, all ver clean. The free wi-fi is...

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

The hostel is within a 10min walk of the Westbahnhof train station which connects you to the underground metro system. I was in a 6 bed dorm that was separate from the main building, however just across the road so I had easy access to the common room, kitchen, laundry, etc. Breakfast is about 3 euros and pretty basic, but...

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Everything is thought out in detailed to make this hostel great and the Reception guys and the girl are fantastic! Well done and keep up the good work. Rooms are big-clean place-competent staff-nice garden and bar area-near tram with one stop to Westbanhof and underground station or Shopping st. Thanks!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Not too far a walk from the Westbanhof, Ruthensteiner is a great spot to spend some time. It's built around a nice courtyard with fresh herbs for your use and games to be played. The lounge/dining room/bar has many musical instruments for you to play as well. Breakfast is served on site for a small price and there are a...

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

The location is close to a major station and a tram stop that goes to Schönbrunn Palace in a few stops. Three supermarkets nearby, great for grocery or souvenir shopping (150g Mozart chocolate is only 2.89 euros) and several restaurants. The whole hostel is very well maintained, with a great dining area, free to use PCs, plenty of clean toilets....

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HostelRuthensteiner, Manager at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi James! Thank you very much for taking time to review us! We are happy about your positive comments about the service etc. The dust issue will be tackled head on of course! When it comes to your room, you are right - it is not the biggest room. While we are the highest rated Hostel in Vienna due to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Really friendly staff, located half way between the central city (museums/St Stephen's cathedral) and between Schonbrunn Palace. Great social area and bar open from 7pm which is ideal to meet new fellow travellers. There's a couple of backpacker bars nearby which are open much later (4am). Very close to Westbahnhof train station. Plenty of restaurants, cafes and food stalls nearby....

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you Natasha! I am happy that we where able to do so well :) Wish you all the best for your trip!

Kladno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This hostel is a very cool place ! If you want to go on a trip to Vienna, this is the place to stay. i was amazed by how welcoming the place was. The rooms were clean and staff was very friendly. Some of the quests even played popular songs on guitar at night, and everybody was having fun. Awesome...

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey cvikir! Thank you very much for your comments! We really love this about our place - people get to know each other - we get to know people - and there are so many ways to communicate and one of the best of them is surely a musical jam. I hope you can make it back to Vienna sometime...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The staff is friendly and the hostel rooms are clean and well maintained. The location is also convenient to visit tourist places in Vienna. A definite option to stay in Vienna either if you are travelling solo or with friends.

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey Param! Thank you for your review! We hope we will see you back again one time soon! Until then, have a great journey!

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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 

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Address: Robert-Hamerling-Gasse 24 | 1150, Vienna 1150, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Price Range: €18 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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