Best cheap hostels in Vienna

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Vienna, the capital of Austria is by no means a cheap city. But, it is popular with backpackers and budget travellers nonetheless. For good reason! Vienna is a unique city, with many distinguishing features. But if you do visit Vienna on a budget, where should you stay? Here are the best 5 budget hostels in Vienna.


Best cheap hostels in Vienna: Wombat’s City Hostel Vienna Naschmarkt

Wombats is a well known brand popular with backpackers across the world. This Wombats hostel in Vienna is a great budget hostel option.

Of all the hostels in Vienna, Wombats has the most central location. In the middle of Nashmarkt, there are plenty of bars and restaurants to spend time at, as well as visiting the market. Plus, the main museums and tourists attractions aren’t far at all.

Budget: 30 euros approx for a bed. Privates also available.

Best cheap hostels in Vienna: Jo and Joe

Jo and Joe is a fun budget hostel in Vienna. Although the location may look as though it is quite far out, the area is a great place to stay. Located in trendy Neuhau district, guests here will feel like they are in the middle of an up and coming young district of Vienna.

The other thing we love about Jo and Joe is the happy hour and entertainment schedule in the large bar area.

Budget: 30 euros approx for a bed

Best cheap hostels in Vienna: Stadtaffe – Chic Hostel VIE

A low key hostel in the heart of Josefstadt, Chic Hostel is a good option for anyone looking for a classy hostel. Each bed has curtains, offering a bit of privacy. The decor is subtle and facilities are good.

Josefstadt is a quieter district in Vienna, but a few good bars and restaurants can be found. Most museums and attractions are around 2km away from this hostel.

Budget: approx 40 euros per bed. Privates also available.

Best cheap hostels in in Vienna: Hostel Ruthensteiner Vienna

Hostel Ruthensteiner is a bright and fun budget hostel in Vienna. Guests love the facilities here. Plus it is close to Staglglasse metro station making it easy to pop into the centre of Vienna. The chocolate museum is also close!

The communal space, bar and kitchen is really popular and makes a laid back space for budget travellers to hangout after a day of sightseeing.

Budget: 30 euros per bed approx

Best cheap hostels in Vienna: Space Home Apartment – Central Station

Space Home Apartment is a budget pod hostel in Vienna. This is a different to others as you can stay in a pod, rather than a bunk bed. So it’s a little like staying in a single private room.

The location is excellent, very central. Perfect for a one night stay on a budget in Vienna. But this hostel is less well known for the social side than others in Vienna.

Budget: 41 euros for a pod approximately


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