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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2012

I stayed in a single room in one of their shared apartments for almost a week. The location was excellent, and the staff were very helpful with all my queries. But what stopped me from giving this 4 stars was the room - the door was warped so locking the door was a battle, the pillow was flat and the...

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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Location: very near westbahnhof statn, right behind the ibis hotel my friends had booked this for our trip - it was a nice change from cramp hostel rooms. they provided large spacious rooms, even single and double ensuites were available with a bathroom and toile to every 3 rooms; which made a nice mix of privacy and comradeship. my mates...

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 April 2012

We stayed at the Happy Hostel for 3 nights in November of 2011. The booking was for a double private ensuite. The provided room was a large main room with queen bed, couch, table/chairs and a 2nd bedroom. It was more than we expected. We would stay there again without hesitation!

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Reviewed 24 October 2011

Very friendly and helpful staff who made us feel most welcome and were very helpful. Huge room with longe dinging kitchen and large bathroom was surprising and very clean. Almost didn't want to leave! I suggest anyone who stays here however not to visit the cafe west end near westbahnorf station. Big tourist trap. Cannot fault this hostel though! Wish...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2011

I stayed with my partner at Happy Hostel for a couple of nights as part of a trip across Europe and found it adequate for my money. We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom which I was a bit dubious at first but needn't have been as we were only sharing with the occupants of one other room...

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London
Reviewed 24 August 2011

My cousin and I were on a budget and after much deliberation on review websites, we chose to go with the happy hostel. Clear instructions were provided by staff from the drop-off point by the coach to the hostel itself. We were lucky to have had the apartment-like place to ourselves for the first night and the second we had...

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Kosice, Slovakia
Reviewed 1 July 2011

Last summer I spent few nights in Happy Hostel in Vienna. Well, there were items I was not satisfied. After my last year review I received an email from Happy Hostel, where they apologised to me and offered me better service in the future. In that time I hardly supposed that I will come to Vienna soon. Unexpectedly I had...

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2011

Very nice hostel with a good location and helpful staff.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2011

I really enjoyed my stay here, the room was pleasent, clean and even included a tv. The staff where also very helpful even supplying me with maps for cites I that i was visiting in the coming weeks. The location is a small way out of town but very good transport into the city centre.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 June 2011

An amazing hostel total worth the price...spacious room close to the metro & tram stop def worth the stay.

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Staying in Mariahilf

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Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theatre decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Happy Hostel

Address: Kurzgasse 2, Vienna 1060, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Mariahilf
Price Range: $51 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Clean up, change the matrass and with a small investment you have a great room to rent out.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Request the room 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles DarmaGurusinga, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“with the room rate they charge.............one can find a better place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles Geda2721, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“if you want privacy, opt for a single or double ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles SoumitreeG, 14 Apr 2012 | Read review
“If it helps, we were in room 14b. As with many hostels there isn't a lift so I'd request 1st or 2nd floor if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Ratty1986, 20 Sep 2011 | Read review
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