Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna
Hostel Ruthensteiner is a friendly, international hostel just 4 minutes walk away from the Westbahnhof Train Station and within walking distance of the city centre and Schoenbrunn Palace. We are a family-run property and offer private and dormitory accommodation plus facilities including a kitchen, a BBQ, a garden, wireless internet access, laundry services and a bar. Lockers are available and linen can be rented by those staying in dormitories.
We are a no-smoking hostel.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
***Cash payment preferred upon check-in. Credit card is slightly (3%) more.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the WEST BAHNHOF train station: just 4 min walk! from the train platforms: Exit through the main doors and turn right walking along the side of the train station till you reach Mariahilferstrasse with Europafunk on the opposite corner.
(from the underground: take exit Äussere Mariahilferstrasse'.)
Turn right on the Mariahilferstrasse. Walk 2 minutes & take 2nd left onto Haidmannsgasse (REPA COPY is on the corner at Mariahilferstrasse 149). Take first right onto Robert Hamerlinggasse. Welcome!
MEIDLING BAHNHOF: Take Metro U-6 four stops to the WESTBAHNHOF.
AIRPORT: Airport Bus to WESTBAHNHOF every 1/2 hour (5 AM-11:30 PM)
BY CAR**: Coming from the West Autobahn (A1): follow signs to City Center (ZENTRUM) until you reach the Schoenbrunn Castle (a large, beautiful yellow castle, on your right after an underpass. Right after the castle turn left, follow the street until the second traffic light & turn right onto Mariahilferstrasse. At # 151 (TAT Restaurant) turn right onto Haidmannsgasse. Robert Hamerlinggasse is the first street down on the right, but because it is a one-way street, you will need to go to the second right and go around the block (right, right, and right again!) Welcome!!!
Coming from the south, east or north: Look for signs saying 'Guertel' and follow the directions to the Westbahnhof Station. From there, drive the Mariahilferstrasse away from the City Center and follow the above directions. Welcome!!!
**Please be aware that all of central Vienna is a SHORT-TERM PARKING area, even where there is no sign! In order to park during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9am - 7pm), you will need a prepaid parking voucher (up to 2 hours only, available at reception). Unfortunately we cannot offer full day parking during the week! Parking is free on weekends, holidays, and in the evenings (7pm - 9am). Motorbikes park for free anytime. See the LOCATION section of our website for recommendations for weekday parking.
FREE 15 minute parking vouchers for unloading the car are available at the reception.
Westbahnhof International Train Station which is one of the main hubs for public transportation- Perfect location for reaching all of the main sites. Just one quiet street over from the main shopping street- the Mariahilferstrasse, which leads you along the thriving and friendly 7th district straight to the City Center.
One minute away, you will find several supermarkets, bakeries, a good burger place, kebab, pizza, noodles, a bank, ATM, restaurants, sporting goods store, a travel bar etc....