Vienna Wombat’s The Lounge Hostel Review

by Zhiqiang & Tingyi on July 30, 2009 · 6 Comments

Vienna Wombat’s the Lounge Hostel

Wombat’s is the choice for most backpackers in Vienna. The interior is a rainbow of pastel colours which immediately liven up the reception, bar, corridors and rooms. We stayed there for 2 nights in a 4-bed ensuite room.  The environment in the hostel was friendly and at the same time secure.  You are issued with keycards which grant you access to a cluster of 4-5 rooms and also your room.  There are also lockers provided in the room – big enough to put your backpacks in.

Wombat Hostel Vienna

There are lifts here too – so no heavy lifting + the hostel is just a 5-min walk from the Westbahnhof U-Bahn and also the Westbahnhof international train terminal (convenient for us since we need to leave quite early : 6am)


You get a free welcome drink for your stay at the basement bar which is very happening but don’t worry – the noise did not reach our rooms so we had a good night sleep too.

There are 2 branches of Wombat’s Hostel in Vienna -the Base and the Lounge (where we stayed).  The Base is further from Westbahnhof compared to the Lounge.

Facility at wombat

We rate Vienna Wombat’s The Lounge Hostel:

  • Location (5-min walk from nearest metro):                                        5/5
  • Facilities (free Wi-Fi at reception & basement, basement bar):  4.5/5
  • Staff (very helpful):                                                                                        4.5/5
  • Cleanliness:                                                                                                           4/5
  • Value (only 21 Euros/pax/night):                                                           4.5/5

More information can be found on Vienna Wombat’s The Lounge Hostel website.

Map of Vienna Wombat’s The Lounge Hostel

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1 kelvin July 30, 2009 at 8:45 pm

this hostel is quite nice, basically has everything:)
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2 Zhiqiang July 30, 2009 at 9:04 pm

@kelvin, indeed its very well-equipped and most importantly very good location!

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3 Book Hostels August 18, 2009 at 11:50 am

Next time I’m in Austria, I’ll have to check them out – looks great and extremely clean which is definitely what you want when staying in another country.

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4 Jay N May 6, 2010 at 2:21 am

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Sincerely, Jay

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5 johnny ong March 9, 2011 at 1:13 am

highly recommended hotel? if yes, i’m booking this as well.
what abt the larger luggage which u cldn’t fit into the locker?
was it safe to leave it besides yr bed esp for me who’s travelling alone?

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6 Tingyi March 9, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Hi Johnny, this is a hostel not a hotel. Our luggage could not fit into the locker but we do not need to worry about it being stolen as we have booked a room for 4 of us.

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