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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean rooms with on suite bathrooms. The hostel says there is wifi in public areas but we found we also had a good connection in our 2nd floor room. Linen is provided although towels aren't (though we didn't ask to see if they were available on request). The hostel is located in quite a quiet area with next to... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a twin private room in early August. The rooms are reasonably clean, but there is no air conditioning and only one key for the room which must be left with reception. The beds are only thin foam pads and extremely uncomfortable, there is no wifi in rooms, plus there is no hot water during peak times. Not... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel is a student dormitory. It is an old building not so far from the downtown. We had a single room with a private bathroom. The hostel was quite. There is a single kitchen for all the guests. The staff was helpful. The only problem is the wi-Fi (available only in public areas).

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The staff was terrible. They weren't very helpful and some seemed more interested in socialising than working. The room was clean and good price for a private. Wifi only works on the ground floor near the main entrance and it was slow. Far from the center and public transport. I wouldn't recommend it unless it's the only place you can... More 

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KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Caitlin! Thank you for sharing your opinion with us, which is extremely important. We sincerely apologize for poor Internet connection, however please bear in mind that where there's too many people trying to use WiFi, it always crashes and it's typical for many venues and there is an iformation on our website that Wi-Fi works only on ground floor.... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Hostel is fine, clean and comfortable. There is a kitchen and common rooms with PC for smokers and nonsmokers. But there is no wi-fi at room, its working only on the first floor, also they refused my help with wifi fixing. If you want to have wifi at room reserve the lowest possible floor. Also was no towels at the... More 

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Thank Leonid K
KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Leonid! Thank you for your kind feedback. There is an information on our website that WiFi is working only on the ground floor. Some of devices have problems with connection but our staff is always ready to help you, but sorry if you have not got help from us. Regarding to lack of towels - there is also an... More 

Dijon, France
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hostel is not too far from the city center (about 15/20 min walking). The rooms (for 3 people) are clean, with a lot a space and a private bathroom for each room. The only problem is that there's only one key for each room. But the overall stay was really nice!

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Thank jujubidon16
KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for posting your feedback after your stay at our Hostel Alibi. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We will try to improve our key system next year. Looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Best regards from Vienna. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A comfortable hostel with nice, clean rooms, vending machines stocked with beer and friendly staff! It's in a good location - located in the student area and with some cheap supermarkets nearby it is perfect for backpackers and young people.

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Thank FRJW
KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you very much for your kind words about your recent visit to our Hostel Alibi. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Warmest greetings from Vienna More 

Zaragoza, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2016

At first you think that it is a good hostal, but after my first night I woke up with all my body covered with bites by fleas. I talked to the receptionist and she look in my bed and she said that there were not any bug in there. But I made her change my bed and sheets because there... More 

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KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea! We are very sorry for the situation that has happened in our hostel. It was first time at all when someone was bitten by anything here. Anyway, we hope that you are already OK and everything is fine. Best regards More 

Florence, Italy
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice and clean hostel with very friendly staff, comfortable rooms with private bathroom. In the kitchen you can find everything for cooking what you want. There is also free wifi. One thing to notice: when i was in the hostel for about one day the water was always cold and after that for many hours the hostel was without water...... More 

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Thank SDM97
KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Christian! Thank you for leaving this nice comment after your recent stay at our Hostel. The lack of warm water and than lack of water at all was one-day-accident - we are very sorry for that, but it wasn't anybody's fault at all. We are glad that we could exceed your expectations and would be very happy to welcome... More 

Brno
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Room and bathroom are big enough for a short stay. The location is fine, quite close to the city centre. Missing wi-fi in the rooms was the biggest disadvantage, this could be improved. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

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KatarzynaWilk, Kierownik at Alibi Hostel, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay at our hostel. We are very glad that you enjoyed our central location and our staff. Regarding to Wi-Fi - we sincerely apologize for poor Internet connection, however please bear in mind that where there's too many people trying to use WiFi, it always crashes and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Alibi Hostel is the newest hostel in Vienna. The building, which during the whole year works as a student hotel, changes into a hostel which is run by our relatively young company. We're doing our best to make our customers content. Just have a look at the facilities offered. The building is open from 1st July until 31 of August. We hope, you'll spend in Alibi some nice days and have a good time in Vienna. Central location Friendly and multilingual staff Twins, Triples and Dorms Credit Cards accepted Bed linen free of charge Travel desk Nice and clean rooms Taxes included in price No lockout Spacious common room Fully equipped kitchen Free internet access in lobby Elevator Free luggage storage 24 hour reception ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alibi Hostel

Address: Wilhelm-Exner-Gasse 4, Vienna 1090, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
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Price Range: $23 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Alibi Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Watch out for the cleaning and the beds”
 of 5 bubbles andrea2244, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nothing special”
 of 5 bubbles Hasshy, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles bilals600, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose on the first floor so that kitche is near.”
 of 5 bubbles cassacool07, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask for rooms with windows AWAY from the student halls of residence.”
 of 5 bubbles LuKri, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
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