O´zapft is! How to Oktoberfest 2013

The Oktoberfest runs from 21 Sept – 6th October 2013 What do hostel workers need most after an exhausting summer season? A sixteen-day beerfest, along with a hostel full of intoxicated guests. NOT, you would think, but we actually still enjoy this. OK, we could do with less puke in the elevators, but there are read more …

TOUR DU MONDE -Bicycle Stories, Vienna

TOUR DU MONDE -Bicycle Stories, Vienna

Cycling is big in Vienna in 2013. Vienna not only hosted this year´s Velo-City conference, but also dedicated the whole year as the Viennese Year of Bicycle. Besides various efforts to make the cyclists´ lives easier throughout the city, there´s now also an exhibition taking place in MAK. Showing an iconic bike collection of the read more …

Film Festival 2013 on Rathausplatz, Vienna


Vienna´s public open air  Film Festival offers classical and modern cultural highlights in front of the City Hall in Vienna until September 1st. But it´s not just about sitting in front of a huge screen and watching concerts and operas, there´s also a decent foodcourt featuring 22 restaurants and food outlets open daily from 11am till read more …

Discover Vienna with our free womwalk!

Free Walking Tours for Wombats guests You want to get some spectacular views of the Austrian capital Vienna, see heaps of great historical sights and meet nice people for good drinks and food? No problem, our womwalk has it all for you – for free! The walk starts at our wombats CITY HOSTEL “The Naschmarkt”, read more …

Summer Feeling in Budapest

Erzsébet Square Erzsébet Square is a huge green square in the city center with fountain next to Deák tér.  It is a great park in the middle of the city, where students and young people are gathering to have a chat with friends or drink something after work, or before a night-out! You will find read more …

Fleamarket at Mauerpark, Berlin

Flohmarkt am Mauerpark Brace yourself for tabletops stretching all the way up one track through the Mauerpark, and back down the other. This is the king of flea markets in Berlin, where you’ll find anything from second-hand bicycles to cardboard boxes overflowing with crockery, household furniture and smart vintage shoe stalls. Follow the smell of read more …

Support Wombats to be “Green” !


Austrian Eco Label Umweltzeichen As an ecologically orientated business we take our responsibility towards the environment very seriously and are constantly trying to improve ourselves in order to provide a beautiful, healthy and worth living world for future generations.

Madebyus: Red Bull Funk Event in Vienna

Madebyus Vienna

The RED BULL FUNK EVENT is happening at Wombats Hostel Vienna–the Lounge this Thursday, 23 August at 10pm. 8 musicians, 4 stops, one bus, and free entrance!

Become a Gustav Klimt Model

Ever considered being a model in a Gustav Klimt painting? An online tool called Klimt Yourself lets you upload a photo of your face and embed it a famous Gustav Klimt painting, like The Kiss: You can then send the photo to friends, or use it on Facebook. Click here to try it out.

Don’t Miss “Europe’s Largest Free Party”: The Danube Island Festival Vienna 2012

Photo from the Danube Island Festival

Come to Vienna this June and join over 3 million visitors in seeing 2,000 performers at the Danube Island Festival! The dates of the festival are 22 to 24 June 2012. Performers will include: Simple Minds, Jennifer Rostock, DJ Antoine, Haight Ashbury, Johnny Logan, Samy Deluxe, and many more. There will also be activities and read more …

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