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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

When arrived we got a free upgrade from a 10-bed dorm to a double room, which was great! Room was clean and there was lot of information in the hostel and you could ask the staff anything. The free apple tea is delicious! Well equipped kitchen, good wi-fi and a great overall experience.

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Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Upon arrival, I always take a look at the directions on the website of the hostel to insure that I make it to the hostel in a timely manner. It was kind of unclear to me, but if you do end of staying here and you arrive at the station to exit. There is a burger king, if you are...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff, all clean and well looked after and good location. We stayed in a private double room which was excellent and something you would expect in a hotel rather than a a hostel. Breakfast was cheap and the shower was very good. I would certainly stay here again.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

This hostel is great. The staff were very welcoming and informative. Good facilities such as wifi, washers, spacious kitchen, bar, computers, and lounge area. My room was across the street but didn't effect my visit in any way. In fact I liked it as it meant the rooms were really quiet. Our room had a toilet and shower, and additional...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Stayed here with two friends and had our room upgraded to one with a bathroom which was lovely. They think about a lot of things here - lots of helpful advice (they even provide slips to take away!) Really easy to get places.

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Long Beach, New York
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

The hostel is very clean with friendly staff who are very helpful. The wifi is very strong and works throughout the entire facility. The breakfast they offer is very cheap but they don't offer much. The hostel has a nice layout in the common areas which is nicely inviting and allows the guests to meet each other easily. The open...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Stayed at the hostel in month of October while travelling solo. The hostel is very close to main train station. The staff is brilliant; very hospitable and friendly. The hostel has facility of paid breakfast. There is a bar at the ground floor which is open from evening to late night. You are allowed to play musical instruments - guitar,...

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Super friendly and helpful staff, fun bar area to hang out in and meet people, and great location to town, transport and various fastfood. After a busy day rooms are quiet and comfy to sleep in with cool decor... just stay here!

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hey Kiwikate! Thank you so much for taking your time to review us, we are also quiet happy about our fastfood selection close by too by the way :) We hope to see you soon again... All the best, Stefan

Edmonton
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Pros: - clean dorm rooms with lots of space - excellent front desk staff - fun lounge/bar area which is set up well for interacting with fellow travellers - close to trams subway and west train station - inexpensive Cons: - none I can think of I'd totally stay here again if in Vienna!

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

Hey flipside, thanks for this great review - come back & get to know some new folks in our bar anytime :). Until then, happy travelling!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This was my first time staying in an actual hostel, and given my age (nearly 30), I was a bit nervous it would be a bunch of 18-year-old party animals. I ended up having a great time! I spent two nights in a 6-bed mixed dorm (boys and girls). The rooms were pretty basic (bunk beds) and had an in-suite...

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

Hi Ashley - we're VERY honored to have introduced you to the wild & wonderful world of hostelling! It sounds like you've already tuned in to what makes hostel travelling so great - the chance to get to know folks from around the world, and to discover a new place together :). In fact, part of why we close our...

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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: $25 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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