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Vienna's best Hostel since 1968!

Welcome at Ruthensteiner Hostel Vienna!

Our Receptionists are always happy to help with Vienna Hostel informations and more
Our Reception
is always (24/7) happy to help with Vienna information and more
Our beautiful Gardens are the only one of it's kind in a Vienna Hostel
The Gardens
An oasis to relax your travel-weary soul.
Our Hostel in Vienna has a well stocked Bar with cheap beer and happy hour cocktails
Hanging out at the Bar
Vienna's best beer on tap, quality wine & cocktails
Interesting People in Vienna Hostel. Have lot's of fun meeting new people!
Happy Lounging
Making new friends in the common room
Clean and comfortable Rooms and Dormbeds, Beds in Dorms, cheapest of all Hostels in Vienna
Our Rooms
are clean, affordable & comfy! And you get free high speed WIFI Access!
Wonderful common area, most beautiful in all Vienna Hostels
Eating Room
Nice view into the gardens & enough space to enjoy your meal!
  • Our Receptionists are always happy to help with Vienna Hostel informations and more
  • Our beautiful Gardens are the only one of it's kind in a Vienna Hostel
  • Our Hostel in Vienna has a well stocked Bar with cheap beer and happy hour cocktails
  • Interesting People in Vienna Hostel. Have lot's of fun meeting new people!
  • Clean and comfortable Rooms and Dormbeds, Beds in Dorms, cheapest of all Hostels in Vienna
  • Wonderful common area, most beautiful in all Vienna Hostels

Feel at home with us

  • Handmade with lots of love, Hostel Ruthensteiner has been providing world travellers with a place to meet, kick back & enjoy since 1968. Our unique hostel features beautiful common spaces & gardens (complete with local artwork & furniture-creations), musical instruments for guest use (amazing jam sessions!), a cozy bar (get to know other travellers!), a fully equipped guest kitchen (design your own meal!), and arguably the coolest, most helpful staff in the city…in short, Hostel Ruthensteiner is the perfect Vienna base for solo and small-group travellers of all ages. But don’t take our word for it: check out what our guests are saying!
  • FREE WIFI, FREE Internet PCs and iPads for rent it has never been so easy to contact your folks back home!
  • GREAT LOCATION- Our newly renovated, early 1800’s historic building is just a stone’s throw from the Westbahnhof Metro&Train Station, with both the historic city center and the lovely Palace Schönbrunn just a quick metro ride or pleasant stroll away. Our house is on a peaceful side street just around the corner from the beautiful Mariahilferstrasse, Vienna’s most popular shopping & strolling avenue – another destination not to be missed on any Vienna visit!

 

…we got BLOGGED!

Here’s what a few of our favorite travel bloggers have to say:

 

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”Hostel Ruthensteiner was refreshingly personal, cosy and fun. While brainstorming about an article on the hostel, me and my friends decided to list the positives and negatives. However, we ended up with a long list of positives…”

– from ’17 Reasons Why Hostel Ruthensteiner Rocks!’ by Manouk, the whirling force behind BUNCH of BACKPACKERS

 

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”After a smooth check in I meander deeper into the hostel and find not one but two interior gardens, where peaceful plants climb the walls and wrap oak benches, tables and chairs in a soft embrace.  A hand carved, oversized wooden chess set sits on the patio and groups of weary, contented travelers relax with a drink…”

from ‘Hostel Ruthensteiner: Original and Independent Vienna’ by Lauren Salisbury of Something In Her Ramblings

 

mochilas edit”El Hostel Ruthensteiner está muy bien ubicado y se parece más a un hostel sudamericano que europeo. Una casa grande con jardines y habitaciones diseñadas. A nosotros nos gustó mucho.”

Lucas & Ludmilla, Mochilas en Viaje

 

 

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” I fell in love with the magnificent artwork all around the hostel. Art is a prominent part of Vienna’s culture and the hostel reflects an understanding of the culture by featuring various pieces of art from both domestic and international artists.”

from ‘Vienna’s Prettiest Little Hostel’ by Chanel of Cultural Xplorer

 

 

”Hostel RuthensAmbassador-banner-blog-220x220teiner has a great bar that is rounded which makes it nearly impossible to not make friends with those sitting around you because you are nearly looking at them anyhow.  The hostel is not a party hostel, but rather more of a relaxed atmosphere setting where gentle music plays when someone in the common area is not entertaining with one of the musical instruments hanging on the wall…”

Stephen ‘Beaver’ Harris,  Official Europe’s Famous Hostels Ambassador