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“A great location in the old section of Vienna”

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BENEDIKTUSHAUS IM SCHOTTENSTIFT
Ranked #5 of 115 Vienna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Part of a monastery, Benediktushaus is a small, very clean and well sited hotel. It should be noted that amenities are limited. There is no TV, phone or A/C but this is offset by a very reasonable rate. The hotel offers a very nice breakfast buffet and is close to tram and subway lines.

And being a monastery, the church bells ring very close to your room.

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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I found the guest-house very quiet and tranquil. You can even hear the sounds of the bells ringing from the adjacent church clearly. Yet, once I stepped outside the building, I could find all the city attractions very easily. The room was clean & breakfast was also good. There is a big convenient store just across the street where you can buy foods & drinks. Once you arrive at the Benediktushaus, make sure you ring the bell located near the door outside the building so the receptionist at the second floor knows you are there.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

My host put me in this monastery hotel for 3 nights. A simple but clean room, and very, very quiet (no TV in all rooms, no internet possible in my room). The breakfast was really good, too. Located in the heart of Vienna, this hotel was ideal for your special guests in Vienna.

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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is the second time wie stayed in this guesthouse.This has been a monastery since the 1100, and still is with a guesthouse added on to it. The rooms are spacious and very clean, no frills. It is very quiet, although in thre Center of Vienna, with many rooms opening to a quiet yard with big trees. The whole atmosphere is very peaceful, and there is no TV in the rooms on purpose., The ladies atthe reception area arre helpful but they arre not there at night. The breakfast is comparsble to a 3 star Hotel, There is no A/C but you can open the windows at night

You cannot find a Hotel in this location in this price range, you arre 5 minutes walking distance from the Stephans cathedral,and the Museums, and 2 minutes from the U 1 and U 3 Underground,
We will definetely return because of the peaceful atmosphere and the great location.I think everybody can be happy with this guesthouse.

Stayed: September 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

My Viennese friends hadn't heard about this place but were enthusiastic about it when I described it. Extremely quiet (until the church bells start at 6AM), in the middle of the old center of the city but not in the hubbub. The rooms are basic and not terribly modern feeling but I felt that was part of its charm, and it's certainly a great value - you're not paying luxury hotel prices by any means. The breakfast buffet was ample and tasty. The walls of this old building are so massive that the wifi is spotty in the room, but just outside the room was a comfortable sitting area with good coverage, should that be an important factor for you. Cafe Central is two blocks away, the Schottentor subway and tram spot is about three blocks away, and you're already in the old city so a five minute walk to Graben and probably less than 10 to the Hofburg and Stefansdom - great.

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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Additional Information about BENEDIKTUSHAUS IM SCHOTTENSTIFT

Address: Freyung 6a, Vienna 1010, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Inner City , Innere Stadt
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 115 B&Bs / Inns in Vienna
Price Range: $138 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BENEDIKTUSHAUS IM SCHOTTENSTIFT 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
According to the tradition of the Rule of St. Benedict, the Benedictine monastery "Schottenstift" ("Abbey of Our Beloved Lady of the Scots") runs a guesthouse. The bed-and-breakfast style BENEDIKTUSHAUS im SCHOTTENstift is embedded in the large historical buildings complex of the abbey in the center of Vienna. Our guests value the very quietly situated, well equipped rooms looking out onto one of the tree-lined courtyards of the monastery. ... more   less 
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