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Reviewed 13 December 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights mid Dec 16 mainly to be close to the city centre and Xmas markets. The reception is situated on the 2nd floor in an old building consisting of apartments and businesses. The room was very small, dark and basic with minimal furniture. The bed itself was very comfortable and bathroom / Shower clean and...

Thank sweatyfox
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Average hotel and no way a 4 star. Very basic and in need of a spruce. Room was ok but mouldy fridge, shower tiles some mould. Breakfast very poor. Very noisy at night due to heavy traffic and trams. Good location however and comfy bed.

Thank vicky m
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good: - near the center - cheap 100€/night - clean Bad: - a room and a kitchen in one ... is called apartment. - after the weather is down to 3 degrees, they do not start de heating. I told them and they said "tomorrow". After 22 days, and 2200 euros, we do not get heating. It is not ok...

Thank RedLord
Okinawa, japan
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Clean, spacious, right across the surrounding wall of University campus, and 15min walk from downtown tourist attractions. Good breakfast! However, very noisy. It is on Alser strasse, a very busy street. To be fair, I slept with the window open, no AC, but it must have heating. During the winter it may be better.

Thank marianela11
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Location, Location! Close to inner city and also neighborhood cafes - best of both worlds. Booked 1/2 yr in advance, all emails answered promptly prior to my arrival & excellent service provided when I arrived. After travelling all night from North America it was a huge relief to see my room ready for me early as per my request. Breakfast...

Thank FromNAtoEurope
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This was the recommended hotel for a course I was taking in Vienna. Got in, had to wait a bit for the receptionist (he was in the back cleaning/remodeling/something), but there was seating so no big deal. He was a bit frazzled at check-in, but we got an upgrade to a 3-person room because they were out of 2-person rooms....

Thank TheManZilla
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is one charming Hotel on a very good position. It's only on 15 minutes walking distance from the city center. Rooms are spacious and clean, bed is very comfortable, breakfast is good, people that work there are very polite and friendly. Every day You get new, clean towels. It's very good value for the money.

Thank RDubrovnik
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The Pension Excellence is located right opposite the University of Vienna, making it perfect if you are visiting there. It is also on various tram lines and close to the centre of town. I believe it gets 4 stars because it has room safes, but at this price you will not be expecting a luxury establishment. What you will get...

Thank ChrisfromLondon
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Hotel is Very simple litlbit old, but perfect located close to centrum just in walking distance to city Hall. Rooms are clean And breakfast good. Perfect cost/benefit. Possible to book parking place which i Hardy recoment.

Thank Dalibor P
Kranj, Slovenia
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The Pension is very central located. The rooms on the main street can be a bit noisy, the tram and bars. I stayed in a single room, which is small, but it is clean and comfortable. The breakfast is nice, self-service, enough things to pick one... The plus is garage, which is a big plus if you are traveling by...

Thank viv19742013

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Staying in Josefstadt

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The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at its finest: and this is what makes it popular with locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theatre, small independent shops, romantic passageways, neighbourhood cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts have conquered distinctive places such as the Old General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of overground U6. Theater in der Josefstadt on Josefstädter Strasse is the district’s cultural epicentre. Even if your German isn’t good enough to watch a play, you can marvel at the typical Biedermeier building and take a glimpse into the foyer. Lange Gasse houses an iconic local restaurant at its corner, as well as a legendary sweet shop and a bustling neighbourhood market every Saturday. For small palace atmosphere and a different view on Vienna’s history, make your way to Schönborn garden palace (Palais Schönborn), which houses the Museum of Folk and Folk Art (Volkskundemuseum). Maria-Treu-Platz, with its summer outdoor cafés facing baroque church Maria Treu, and the historic passageway of Lerchenfelder Strasse 13 hide top spots for insiders.
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Additional Information about Pension Excellence

Address: Alser Strasse 21, Vienna 1080, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Josefstadt , Alservorstadt
Price Range: ₹ 4,002 - ₹ 8,513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pension Excellence 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Excellence Hotel Vienna
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#153 Luxury Hotel in Vienna
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“Rooms away from the main road are much quieter”
 of 5 bubbles sweatyfox, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The singles are quite small (as is common) but room sizes increase rapidly when you go to 2-person and 3-person.”
 of 5 bubbles TheManZilla, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the inner courtyard, i.e. not facing the street. That way you will have a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisfromLondon, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for apt. style.”
 of 5 bubbles alicel575, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room that looks over a street but the trade off is noise”
 of 5 bubbles RG500, 20 Jun 2013 | Read review
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