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Ranked #5 of 115 Vienna B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great location in the centre of Vienna, part of a monastery. Rooms are basic but functional and very clean, also very quiet (overlooking a courtyard)...until 7am matins bells start ringing! Breakfast is more than adequate and they cater for special diets. Staff are friendly and helpful.

There is a Christmas Market literally on the doorstep and several more within 10 minutes walk...along with all the other attractions of central Vienna.

If you're looking for a no frills option, look no further!

Room Tip: 931 has good internet access
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This was an excellent choice. Excellent location, excellent breakfast (with soy milk as well as cow's milk), clean and comfortable room, very helpful staff who speak fluent English as well as German and can guide travellers regarding transport, meals, shops and attractions.

Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a small Hotel inside a monastery. It is a very clean, calm and well located hotel. There is no TV in the room, but that wasn't a problem for us since the internet worked well. Vienna is an expensive city and the hotel was a great option for the price we payed. The breakfast buffet is great, lots of options of breads, fruits, hot beverages and yogurts. Walking distancies to many city sights. We loved our stay, would definitely come back.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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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.

Room Tip: Rooms do vary by size.
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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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Address: Freyung 6a, Vienna 1010, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Inner City , Innere Stadt
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Ranked #5 of 115 B&Bs / Inns in Vienna
Price Range: $138 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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