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Pension Pharmador
Ranked #40 of 358 Hotels in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

The free parking area is a really good opportunity for car travelers like us.
The room was little(because we taked little) without airconditionate and fridge, but it is useful anyway.
Breakfast is exelent.

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Reviewed 18 July 2013

We stayed in this pension hotel in May 2013. It is good value, clean, quiet and a central location. The reception staff are great and so helpful. The breakfast was fresh and included cereals, fruit, bread, ham, cheese, juices and coffee. Well catered. We used the tram which was close by and enabled us to see the attractions of the city and also go out to Grinzing Village.
When we left we caught the tram to the Railway Station which was two stops (including a changeover) dropping you right out the front - easy!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Juliea657
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

This hotel does not have all the bells and whistles, and does not provide a full service, but what it has is of a high standard and the services it does provide it provides well.

We booked for a double and were provided with a very spacious apartment. The rooms were in a modern style well maintained and more than adequately furnished. We had a large sitting/dining area, a large kitchenette with numerous cupboards, cooker, microwave oven kettle and cutlery, crockery, glasses and cooking implements suitable for 4 people. There was a WC with hand basin and a separate large shower room - or more correctly wet room.

Internet access is available but there are no sports facilities

Breakfast is provided but no other meals. The breakfast is of the continental buffet style with a varied collection of cereals, cold meats, cheeses, yogurts, breads and fruit with scrambled eggs as the hot option. The food and hot and cold drinks are constantly kept in good order and tables are kept clean.

The staff are friendly and helpful. Peter, who is probably the manager is very helpful and speaks good English.

The rooms and general area are kept very clean and the state of internal decoration is excellent.

The hotel desk is not manned at all hours.

To be in the centre of the city you would need a hotel in district 1 - these tend to be very expensive. The Pharmador is approximately 20 minutes walk from the central area, but there is a frequent tram service which runs quite late into the evening. There is also an underground train service quite close to the hotel.

There is a frequent fast bus service from the airport to Westbarnhof which is 10 to 15 minutes walk from the hotel.

There is a main shopping street just 5 minutes walk from the hotel.

This is a small hotel without all the facilities of a larger establishment, but what it does have is of a high quality, clean and well maintained with cheerful helpful staff. Note that the staff are not on duty 24 hours a day.

Room Tip: Apartments 202, 203 and 204, do not have a lift and there are something like 50 steps to climb to re...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Cathedralguy
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

Has included parking which is a big bonus in Vienna, the rooms are large, very well equiped. You are 5 min away from an underground station or you can walk to the center, on a street full of restaurants.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank andraevs
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

The best thing about this hotel was the free parking through a secure gate. Yes we had one of the small rooms and the table was scratched and the phone was on the floor, but the bed was comfortable and clean and the TV had English channels. the breakfast was excellent and the staff very friendly.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank jeanlyon
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

Spotlessly clean but basic room, good shower, excellent Wifi. Very friendly hosts, excellent buffet breakfast. Older style place but good value in Vienna. Easy access to tram and subway. Would stay here again.

Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

We've got a small double room which was stinky (in the very strict sense). On about 15 sq.m. there was only bed and terrible white scratched table, which looked like someone was preparing salad just on it. One of power sources was just in the bed (!) next to a pillow. The phone is just lying on the floor under the bed. No fridge, minibar - needless to say. We booked the hotel using booking.com, which in this particular case has very misleading description and images. The owner was not ready to cancel the booking, when we stated that there is a mismatch between the description and the reality, explaining this by ridiculous statement that this can only be negotiated through booking.com. After contacting booking.com we ensured this is lie. The owner also stated that for 85 EUR nothing better can be found in Vienna close to the center, which was proven to be false by us after finding a great 4-star hotel for just a bit more expensive price. Although the parking is provided, the slots are located in 2 rows, leaving very small space to park in/out.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Dima81
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Additional Information about Pension Pharmador

Address: Schottenfeldgasse 39, Vienna 1070, Austria
Region: Austria > Vienna Region > Vienna > Neubau , Schottenfeld
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#19 Best Value Hotel in Vienna
Price Range: £58 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension Pharmador 3*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Pension is centrally located but shielded from any traffic noise. You will enjoy calmness in Austria's capital. Many sights are within walking distance and the stations of the public transporting system nearby allow rapid shifting within the city. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Pension Pharmador Hotel Vienna
Pharmador Hotel Vienna

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