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Zittau, Germany
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It is the friendliest hostel I've ever stayed at. They offer lockers for free and in my case there was no extra charge for the towels. The check in and check out are very uncomplicated. I also found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. I do think they could improve their breakfast menu, but maybe that's all they...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place is to date, the best place I have stayed in. The staff are fantastic, the lodgings are clean, well appointed and comfortable. The atmosphere is exactly what one could possibly hope for in travel in a foreign country. I have to take my hat off, these guys have got it so right. The common areas are friendly, and...

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

Ok, wow. What a lovely review! One of our primary aims here at HR is to provide a great base for solo travelers, and it's wonderful to here that we're hitting the mark. And I can't wait to read your blogpost - thank you so much! All the best, Courtney & the Hostel Ruthensteiner Team

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great 2 night stay here ... the place was modern, updated and very clean! Communication was great and everything was smooth. The happy hour was a good value and other guests were great! We highly recommend!!

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Nice atmosphere of this place is built by its staff but also its visitors. People playing on the piano or on the guitar, eating toasts with nutella in the backyard, planning together Vienna tours. I can't imagine to stay somewhere else in Vienna!

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

Wow, thanks so much Ania, this review really made our day! Come back & chill with us anytime!!!!

Reviewed 13 October 2016

The hostel was very easy to find, right off the main drag about a 5 minute walk from a major station where the airport bus will drop you off. From that station you can access the subway and be in the center of town within about 3 stops. The hostel was very clean, the staff was very friendly and helpful....

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Well the main complaint is the location but in a city as expensive as Austria you won't find better places at the same value. Though the location has its advantages, for example, it is equidistant to the summer castle and to the historical city center, so you can walk to both areas. It is also very close to a metro...

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

Hey reescal, thanks so much for this awesome review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here. I have to tell you, though, I think our LOCATION is pretty great too. Not only are we walking distance from the Palace Schönbrunn and the historic First District, as you mention (both also accessible in a few minutes via metro),...

Duisburg, Germany
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The bed sheets and towels smelled awesome, there is electrical outlets even inside the lockers! (what a great idea!), all beds have their own night lamp and the bathroom was also very clean. The breakfast was good and for less than 4 Euros, and the internet worked well. It is easy to get to Vienna West station and find several...

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

Thank you Liizeth2015! I'm definitely showing this review to the cleaning team, they'll love it :). Do come see us again - until then, happy travelling!

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I stayed here for 4 nights in a 6bed female dorm (solo traveler). Upon walking in the door, this place felt like "home" - the staff was friendly and helpful (didn't treat you like an idiot if you asked easy questions about sites, transport, etc...). The dorm room was very clean and probably one of the most comfortable bunk beds...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Clean, Cosy and centrally located. Very friendly, helpful, genuine staff members. The bar is great, the breakfast is good value and they have guitars, accordians and even a piano. If I'm ever back in Vienna, I'll stay here again.

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Campo Grande, MS
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I really loved the attention of the staff and the location. Very easy to go around all the places and some nice restaurantes do eat, the tipical and the fast food, with good prices. The rooms are nice and the breakfast is good, with a fair price.

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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: $26 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Make sure not to get room #21 - The door is literally in the bathroom area, so you will hear noise at all hours!”
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“Not so crowded room.”
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“All the rooms are great!”
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