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Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Terrible, please don't stay there! I didn't choose this guesthouse, but my original hostel was overbooked and so they arranged accomodation with this one. I was unlucky, because I had to stay in that horrible room in the "reception" (aka dirty kitchen)/apartment of the strange couple. So it was more like a homestay, which I really don't need because I... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

It' not a beautiful area of Vienna but it takes a five-minute walk to Mariahilfer center and a ten-minute walk to the histhorical center and wonderful museums. The entrance of the building is a bit of scaring as well as the decoration of the room, but despite the first bad impression, it is comfortable and the bathroom is nice. Arabella... More 

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Trieste, Italy
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

We stayed there 4 nights, spent few money and our 2 dogs were allowed without any problem. We could also leave them in the room for few hours when we were out for dinner. The guesthouse is 10 minutes by foot from the very center, and near the metro. Arabella is also very kind and happy to help you finding... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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134 reviews
59 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

Apartment located in residential neighborhood (apartment building) within walking distance to the "Westbahnhof"; public transport nearby to all areas of Vienna. Good alternative to a hotel with kitchen, separate toilet, bathroom and large room with balcony. Street noise not too bothersome with windows closed. It is on a major road. There are 3 other apts. available on same floor with... More 

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Toulouse, France
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Very nice guesthouse located in the very centre of Vienna, held by a generous and welcoming host: Arabella! She owns several appartments divided in several floors (but all in the same flat), with shared bathrooms. A kitchen is available if you want to cook but you can also have a hearty breakfast made by Arabella's employee for only 4euros (and... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Arabella and her husband were the most welcoming people my friend and I met on our trip. The guest house was exactly the type of place we wanted: spacious, clean, very private (so refreshing compared to our hostel nightmares), and conviently located. We used the nearby public transportation to go everywhere, and Arabella was so helpful every time we needed... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2013

We thought this place was very strange, but not bad. The owners are nice, but when we first checked in there was this very grungy odd couple trying to check us in, and they could not speak English or even much German, and it was a very off-putting experience. The owners themselves were nicer but a bit overbearing. The room... More 

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Zagreb
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

We stayed at Arabella guesthouse for one night. Room was very big and clean, bathroom also. Car parking is free in front of the guesthouse.The owners are verry lovely lady and her husband. They show us everything we wanted to know, give us map and directions about the city, where to go, what to avoid etc. Guesthouse is almost in... More 

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Clinton, Connecticut
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 November 2012

Arabella was one of the most memorable person we met on our whole trip! She made a huge effort to give us information, talk to us, and make us feel comfortable. The place was clean and price was fair.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

The private was Bit outdated but great place to stay in Vienna, very clean and affordable and the attention was fabulous I will recommended to anybody passing by Vienna 10 min easy walk to the old town many things to do in the surrounding area and for some classic Viennese cuisine you must vista Inge and Gary restaurant just 2... More 

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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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Additional Information about Guesthouse Arabella

Address: Mariahilfer Guertel 8, Vienna 1060, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Mariahilf
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Guesthouse Arabella Hotel Vienna
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“Please don't stay in the room at the "reception", you will regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles viennacalling172, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“They have a private apartment in the 9th floor that is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Backpackermonsters, 8 Nov 2012 | Read review
“No pool for fitness center but that is not a big deal.”
 of 5 bubbles VisaLady, 8 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Rooms closer to her office have better internet signal”
 of 5 bubbles GregoryD803, 9 May 2012 | Read review
“If you want your own room and don't want to share with others, ask for the whole apartment, because she rents out the other one.”
 of 5 bubbles travelbugged2006, 18 Jul 2011 | Read review
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