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Hostel Ruthensteiner

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

despite the low price the location reception and conditions are excellent eat al fresco sleep like a log feel like a king and what more wunredbar. never miss the chance to book in or just look in and then go shopping nearby

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

Thank you katriq for this awesome, poetry-jam-style review! Come chill with us again anytime, we'll look forward to it :).

Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What do you get when you combine a helpful, knowledgeable, thoroughly friendly staff, a cup or two of warm apple and cinnammon tea or a glass of lemonade at the ready in the reception hall 24-h a day, spotless place, WCs and shared areas included, perfectly organized information at the reception desk to cater to every traveller's needs, 24 hours...

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

Thank YOU Elisabeth - this beautifully written review really made our day. Come chill with us again anytime, we'll look forward to your next visit! All the best, Courtney & the HR Team

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled through Europe (Italy, Austria and France) for two weeks and this hostel was the best place I stayed at hands down!! Overall atmosphere was wonderful, staff super helpful concerning directions to the sights, best places to eat and with their laundry services! Layout of the hostel is super unique too! Loved all the artwork, the garden in the back...

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

Wow, we love phrases like 'the best'!!!! Thanks so much for this lovely review - we'll look forward to your next visit :). All the best, your Ruthi Team

Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a lovely stay! Our private ensuite room was modern, clean, and spacious. Location by Westbanhof made access to the city a breeze. The staff are on duty 24/7 and are so nice and knowledgeable. Made our trip to Vienna all the better!

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

Thank you Harris! Come back and see us again sometime, we'll look forward to it :). Until then, happy travelling!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with 2 friends during April. Initially we'd booked a private room with 3 beds. But when we checked-in, the room was shockingly small. It ended before it started ! But the staff were kind enough to give us a 4 bed private room instead. Later we were shifted to a 6 bed mixed dorm which was decent....

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HostelRuthensteiner, Owner at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi Rahul, thank you for your review! Yes, it is true our 3-bed rooms are a budget option for private 3 people groups. For the price of a dorm one can get a little privacy, their own sink in the room - but yeah, as one can see on the pictures, they are not huge. I am happy to hear...

Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hostel, run by a useful and super nice team. We booked a private twin bedroom with a private bathroom which had a good price and were upgraded to an amazing aparment that was good enough to be in a 5 stars hotel! The location isn't in the center but about 4 minutes from a central Uban (underground) station and...

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HostelRuthensteiner, Owner at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi Ophir! So good to read that you had a great time! I am also stoked that you liked our wine - it took as a long time to finally find a real gem of Austrian red and also white wine that has an awesome price / quality ratio and it seems we succeeded :) You are right about our...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there 7 nights. It was very cheap and I shared a room with 5 other people. Most of them students. I got what I paid for and was very satisfied. Sure I did not get the privacy of a hotel, but this is a hostel and if you're on a budget, this is perfect. Also I was there...

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi Come! Thank you so much for your review! We really try to pack a lot into our breakfast that is priced like a big Cafe Latte in the inner city district. For those who want something special for their first meal of the day we have a few good tips inside of a 10minute radius from the Hostel. Hope...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my very favorite hostels I've stayed in in Europe so far. It's in a good location (close to public transport) and the staff are extremely helpful and accommodating, especially with tips on what to do daily in Vienna. The room was clean and comfy and I slept well! Would recommend.

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review!

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for three night here and it was one of the best hostel I've ever been. The staff is very friendly, the room clean and goo acces to the common transports. It's very usefull to have a free access to the kitchen and the common room at any time. Good place to be if you want to meet others...

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi Srehob! We are all about meeting and getting to know new people in a relaxed environment. Wait till you see us in summer! People sitting out in the garden, having a nice cool beer (did you try our own micro brew?). You should come again :) All the best!

Graz, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was always a warm smile at the reception and the welcome drink with elderberry flowers was heavenly. The bedsheets were white and crispy clean. Bath and WC were also very clean. What more can a weary traveller ask for. Another perfect stay at the best hostel in Vienna.

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HostelRuthensteiner, Inhaber at Hostel Ruthensteiner, responded to this review

Hi Juliana, we also love our homemade elderflower, lemon, mint refreshing drink-thing! Elderflowers are very traditional plants to make syrups and lemonades of here in Austria and they are not only wonderfully tasting but also have various antisecptical and immune-system strengthening capabilities - this is why we also use them in our famous apple cinnamon tea that replaces the lemonade...

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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 

Additional Information about Hostel Ruthensteiner

Address: Robert-Hamerling-Gasse 24 | 1150, Vienna 1150, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna
Price Range: ₹ 1,332 - ₹ 5,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Ruthensteiner 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Private rooms are lovely with modern and spacious ensuite options.”
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