August 14, 2022

Best Hostels in Vienna for 2018

How to find the best hostels in Vienna for your trip

This year Vienna became the most liveable city in the world. We are not surprised, as this magical place is full of amazing architecture, culture, history and delicious Austrian food. And no matter if you go for a city break or a romantic weekend away, you’ll find hostels in Vienna that suit every traveller and trip. From private rooms to dorms, meet backpackers from all over the world. Choose between the centre of the action, a nature getaway and even some magical places with amazing views – Hostels in Vienna will make you want to stay. Get ready to experience living in one of the best cities in the world!


    1. Best hostels in Vienna for solo travellers
    2. Best hostels in Vienna for couples
    3. Best party hostels in Vienna
    4. Best hostels in Vienna with private rooms
    5. Best hostels in Vienna city centre
    6. More best hostels in Vienna

Best Hostels in Vienna for solo travellers

Riding solo? Don’t miss out on these Hostels!

Hostel Ruthensteiner

best hostels in Vienna - Hostel Ruthensteiner

  • Kitchen and BBQ
  • In house bar with own beer
  • Common Garden
  • Free lockers
  • Free WIFI

This Hostel is the perfect place for solo travellers as there are countless opportunities to meet new people! Get to know other travellers in their own herb garden and have a jam session in the music (aka. mingle) area where you can find a guitar, a piano and even drums before you head to the cosy in house bar. Are you a chess wizard? Challenge someone in a game of oversized chess and find out who has to get the next round of the Hostel’s self-made beer. Perfectly located between the city centre and Schönbrunn Palace you will have the best base to go and explore. For those who want to see the city in a big group, there is the opportunity to book walking and bike tours to go and explore with people that will soon be friends. Be ready to have an unforgettable time!

Address: Robert Hamerling Gasse 24
Neighbourhood: Harlaching
Next station: Westbahnhof train station

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Best Hostels in Vienna for couples

Time to fall in love all over again in these romantic Vienna Hostels.

Wombats City Hostel Vienna – The Lounge

best hostels in Vienna - wombats city hostel

Take your better half to the place where cosy beds, a chilled bar (the Wombar) and a great social atmosphere are waiting for you. ‘The Lounge’ version of Wombat’s City Hostel really deserves its name as there is a giant comfort zone offering all you need. Cook up some nice breakfast or a dinner for two in the guest kitchen, head out to Vienna’s main shopping Street right out the door and the other sights not far with public transport.

Address: Robert Mariahilfer Str. 137
Neighbourhood: Mariahilf
Next station: Westbahnhof train station

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Hostel Hutteldorf

best hostels in Vienna - Hostel Hutteldorf


  • Free linen included
  • Free WIFI
  • Free City Maps
  • Table Tennis

This Hostel is not only a nice place to cuddle up after a long day of sightseeing, it’s also the first hostel in Austria. You can easily reach the city center via tram while the hostel itself is located next to a forest with beautiful walking and bike trails plus a large garden on top! Here you can have it all, if it’s a nature getaway or a nice city break.

Address: Schlossberggasse 8
Neighbourhood: Hacking
Next station: Hütteldorf

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A&O Wien Stadthalle

A&O Wien Stadthalle

  • All you can eat breakfast for €7
  • In house bar
  • Free WIFI
  • Billiard and table football

You want a big double bed? You’ll get a big double bed! This cosy Hostel in Vienna is the perfect place for a relaxed stay and covers everything from a nice place to sleep to the breakfast that keeps you strong during the day. You will also live only a short distance from the historic city centre and (attention, girlfriends) the shopping mile.

Address: Lerchenfelder Gurtel 9-11
Neighbourhood: Neulerchenfeld
Next station: Thalkirchen (Tierpark)

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Best Party Hostels in Vienna

If you need a bed but don’t plan to sleep as much, make sure to check out this amazing hostel for good nights, great memories and the best time.

Wombats City Hostel Vienna – The Naschmarkt

Best hostels in Vienna - wombats city hostel Naschmarkt

Wombats Hostel is known for a great atmosphere and a buzzing bar. Enjoy a great welcome with a free drink, the cheapest beer and treat yourself on the Naschmarkt right next door, Vienna’s most famous and biggest market, for some nibbles and delicious food. Only a short walking distance from the State Opera and other famous sights, it’s also ideal for soaking up some culture while recovering from the night. Who needs sleep, anyway?

Address: Rechte Wienzeile 35
Neighbourhood: Neulerchenfeld
Next station: Wieden

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Best Hostels in Vienna with private rooms

You like a little privacy? These hostels will be right up your alley.

A&O Wien Hauptbahnhof

best hostels in Vienna - A&O Wien Hauptbahnhof

  • All you can eat breakfast
  • Free WIFI
  • Free City Maps
  • In house bar
  • Pool Table & Wii

The A&O offers all the comfort for a small price. Enjoy a big private room and a fancy SkyBar on the rooftop where you can overlook the beauty of Vienna before you discover the city by foot as the Hostel is right in the centre of action. Modern facilities and a free all you can eat breakfast in the morning will make your stay comfier than you could ever imagine!

Address: Sonnwendgasse 11
Neighbourhood: Favoriten
Next station: Keplerplatz U / Central Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof)

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Best Hostels in Vienna city centre

Head here to be right in the centre of attraction. Location wise, of course.

Meininger Vienna Central Station

best hostels in Vienna - Meininger Vienna Central Station

  • Free City Maps
  • Free Wifi
  • Linen included
  • In house bar and cafe
  • Pool table, table football & PlayStation

Being door to door with Vienna’s central station, this hostel has one of the best locations you can get. And that’s not it: The building has its own, Austrian charmed modern rooms and the best equipment as EVERY room, no matter if dorm or private, offers an own bathroom with a shower and a TV for some chill time after the sightseeing. If you got energy left, you can let your inner child loose in the game room with pool, table tennis and even a PlayStation or enjoy a Wiener Bier at the bar.

Address: Columbusgasse 16
Neighbourhood: Favoriten
Next station: Keplerplatz U / Central Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof)

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More best Hostels in Vienna

These ones are worth a little glimpse!

Meininger Downtown Sissi

best hostels in Vienna - Meininger Downtown Sissi

  • Free City Maps
  • Free WIFI
  • Breakfast for €7.90
  • In house bar
  • Game room

U want to sleep like a real princess? Now you can! Treat yourself with this hostel close to Karmeliter market, the best place for fruit, veg and art and visit all the Sissi sights, like the Sisi Museum and the Baroque Schönbrunn Palace before coming back to your room and enjoy the Viennese charm, enjoy the bar, the game zone or the lounge.

Address: Schiffamtsgasse 15
Neighbourhood: Leopoldstadt
Next station: Schottenring station

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Palace Hostel

best hostels in Vienna - palace hostel

  • Free Maps
  • Free WIFI
  • Free Parking
  • Free Linen included

Who says backpacking can’t be fancy? Here we have another Hostel with a royal touch to it. Surrounded by beautiful greens, trails to hike or bike and an incredible view over Vienna, this hostel does indeed look like a magical palace. Get lost in the forest ‘Wienerwald’, relax in the park in front of the house or try out all the amazing things to do in Vienna that the staff will happily recommend (the insider knowledge is a free perk on top!).

Address: Savoyenstrasse 2
Next station:  Westbahnhof

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