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Pension Excellence

Booking.comUS$ 128*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This guesthouse is situated close to Vienna's inner city at a busy crossroads. That means that it is easy to get to and fro but should you come from, say, rural Idaho, you might find it a bit noisy. The guesthouse occupies one floor of a residential building. Keep that in mind when searching for the entrance! Rooms and rates...

Thank PMK2013
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Nothing special but a good, CLEAN, place to stay. Old building, in front of a street, a bit noisy, but if you want it just for a night or two, its fine. Not a four star hotel, but great for its price!

Thank Efi T
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

I have been to this hotel in two different times. Very centrally located although maybe not be extremely visible at first. Room are nothing special, fairly large and clean. Staff members very friendly and large breakfast served in the morning. Not bad for a short stay!!!

Devon, UK
Reviewed 23 November 2013

This hotel is in a good location within walking distance of the centre of Vienna and close to both train and tram stops. The hotel itself is just a floor of a larger building and although there is a sign on the street you can easily miss it so make sure you have good directions. My room was reasonable, the...

Thank Frizznut
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Pension Excellence is a great place for the big group of friends or big family that needs several rooms. Every evening after whole day in the city our company of 12 could have late tea party in the lobby/breakfast area; very friendly staff let us use tea pots, cups, utensils. Breakfast was good, coffee/cappuccino - excellent. Clean rooms. Computers with...

2Thank Olga R
Stow in the wold
Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

Me and a friend stayd 5 night , it's a great location just 5 minutes from the Rathaus , and from burghteater , the stop of tram it's just in front of the door number 43 our 44 . The staff is very helpful the rooms are good but they don't have aircondicon we need to ask for a fun...

Thank Pampulim
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 June 2013

The hardest part was actually locating the Hotel. GPS said it was within 50m but physically hard to find as only a nondescript front door with a relatively small sign above, very hard to see with all the traffic. Having found the front door it was a equally hard to find reception again a small sign pointing up the steps...

1Thank RG500
Reviewed 20 January 2013

A bit outside center you find this Pension at 3'rd floor in a place you would not search for a hotel. Rather simple rooms - bed is OK - pillow not so good. I was there in winter - and no heating problem. But no A/C in the room. The WiFi functions OK in the lobby/breakfast area - but not...

Thank Roarmaag
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Main problem with this hotel is its location. Away from the town center and next to a main road, which is EXTREMELY noisy. There was no A/C in the room - hotel is advertised as having ''general A/C'' on booking.com, but the only place they had A/C was in the dining room. Our room faced onto the main street and...

Thank pralinka10
Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Well, we were staying for 2 days! Room was big! But it was so much minuses ! ((( - there weren't so much water and it was too cold water! - all stuff (bed, bathroom and ext) was really old! - in room was too hot when we arrive - too nosy during night, and doesn't matter is your windows...

Thank katya1990

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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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  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Pension Excellence

Address: Alser Strasse 21, Vienna 1080, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Josefstadt , Alservorstadt
Price Range: ₹ 5,951 - ₹ 10,160 (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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#157 Luxury Hotel in Vienna
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms away from the main road are much quieter”
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.”
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”
ChrisfromLondon, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for apt. style.”
alicel575, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room that looks over a street but the trade off is noise”
RG500, 20 Jun 2013 | Read review
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