Hostel Ruthensteiner, Vienna

Rudolfsheim Reindorf
14611 Reviews
5 Hidden Gemz in Vienna (by Hostelgeeks)

5 Hidden Gemz in Vienna (by Hostelgeeks)

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Hostel Ruthensteiner is the FRIENDLY non-smoking hostel with a great international atmosphere just 4 minutes walk from the Westbahnhof Train Station, open 24hrs/day all year round! Within walking distance of both the Old Center City and the beautiful Palace Schönbrunn, this is the perfect base from which to discover Vienna. Family-owned and run by travellers (one of a kind, not one of a chain!), our hostel is ideal for individual travellers or small family groups. Do come visit!

Special features include:

*Free MAPS on arrival
*High-speed INTERNET
*Free WIRELESS in every room
*Free COMPUTERS for guest use
*24 hour reception (NO LOCKOUT), including tourist info and advice anytime
*Unlimited, 24h free HOT SHOWERS
*SMOKE-FREE environment
*Free use of our large, brand-new self-service KITCHEN and BARBECUE
*Beautiful GARDENS for relaxing, enjoying a drink from the bar, making new friends and playing OVERSIZED CHESS with our handmade wooden figures
*Self-service LAUNDROMAT (soap provided)
*New, relaxed BAR serving the best draft beer in town, cocktails, wine and non-alcoholic drinks
*BIKE rental and storage room
*Walking, grape-grazing and bike TOURS that leave directly from the hostel

We offer all sorts of accomodations, from dormitory rooms (4 to 10 beds, mixed and single-sex) to private rooms (from single, double and twin-bed rooms to larger rooms for groups; both ''en suite'' rooms with private shower/WC and rooms with shared facilities are available). All rooms include FREE LINENS.

We can't wait to have you stay with us!!!

- The Hostel Ruthensteiner Team

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Location and Contact


• A casual 4 minute walk from the Westbahnhof International Train Station (one of the main hubs for public transportation), Hostel Ruthensteiner is in the perfect location for reaching all of the main sites. We're just one quiet street over from the main shopping street Mariahilferstrasse, which leads straight to the City Center.
• To get to Hostel Ruthensteiner from WESTBAHNHOF (the Western Train Station), exit through the main entrance (ground floor of the train station); then turn right and walk to the main street (Mariahilferstrasse). Turn right (the train station should be on your RIGHT) and take the 1st left onto Palmgasse (PENNY MARKT on the corner). Then take the first right onto Robert Hamerlinggasse. House # 24 is one block down on the right! Welcome!
• To get to Hostel Ruthensteiner from the Westbahnhof METRO STATION, take the ''Äußere Mariahilferstrasse'' exit. Turn right onto Mariahilferstrasse (the metro station should be on your RIGHT) and take the 1st left onto Palmgasse (PENNY MARKT on the corner). Take the first right onto Robert Hamerlinggasse. House # 24 is one block down on the right! Welcome!
• To get to Westbahnhof from...
• The AIRPORT: Take the AIRPORT BUS to Westbahnhof (35 minutes - you will be dropped off in front of the main trainstation entrance)
• The HAUPTBAHNHOF: Take tram 18 (direction Burggasse/Stadthalle) to Westbahnhof
• WIEN MEIDLING: Take metro line U6 (direction Floridsdorf) to Westbahnhof
• OLYMPIAPLATZ/STADION (Orangeways/Studentagency bus stop): Take metro line U2 (direction Karlsplatz) to Volkstheater, then take metro line U3 (direction Ottakring) to Westbahnhof
• ERDBERG (Eurolines bus station): Take metro line U3 (direction Ottakring) to Westbahnhof
• FRANZ JOSEF’S BAHNHOF: Take tram 5 or metro line U6  (direction Alterlaa or Siebenhirten) to Westbahnhof
• CITY CENTER-STEPHANSPLATZ: Take metro line U3 (direction Ottakring) to Westbahnhof



Address: Robert Hammerlinggasse 24, Rudolfsheim Reindorf, Vienna (Wien), Vienna, Austria

Distance to city center: 3.18 km

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Website Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna
Phone Number: +43 1-8934202
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Facilities and Amenities

Party Hostel

Solo Traveller


Lockers in Lobby

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage

Safe Deposit Box

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Bike Rental (€12 per day)

Breakfast (€2.50 - €3.50)

City Tours (Various)

Parking (€5 per day)


24 Hour Security

BBQ Grill


Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Currency Exchange

Entirely Non-Smoking



Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Live Music/Performance

Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Airport Pickup

Wheelchair Accessible


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 18

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Note: We prefer cash payment when possible!

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: 7 nights

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: all year round!

Reception Hours: 24 Hours

Size: Large (60-100 beds)

Female Dorm Only

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