Walking in Vienna: Spring Is Waiting for You!

Walking in Vienna: Spring Is Waiting for You!

A few weeks ago, we introduced WildUrb, a Vienna based online community that encourages urban people to discover urban space by walking. As spring is pampering us with sun and warmth these days, it’s time to head outside and discover Vienna’s outdoor secrets! So we asked Doris from Wildurb to give us her personal recommendations read more …

Safety Rules! First Aid Course for Our Employees

Safety Rules! First Aid Course for Our Employees

Rule #1 of the wombats-code: “Our hostel staff shall always be able to help our guests.” In everyday hostel business “help” mostly means to give travel, sightseeing and party information. We have been lucky enough to go through hostel life without grave medical accidents in our houses. But as you can never know what could read more …

Take Me to the Disco! wombats Presents the womCLUB

Take Me to the Disco! wombats Presents the womCLUB

Boom boom boom: After years of awesome party nights in our womBARS we have decided to take the next level of partying: our own clubbing series. Curtains up for the womCLUB in our hostel “The Lounge” in Vienna! The first session starts next Friday the 23rd March. Besides lots of great international party people there read more …

Austria’s Next Topmodel and Popstars go wombats!

Austrian Top Model

Last weekend we had some pretty special guests at our wombats CITY HOSTELS in Vienna: At “The Naschmarkt” hostel the finalists of the casting show “Austria’s Next Topmodel” stayed for two nights during the final show and party. Although the young beauties Gina, Lana, Melisa and the winner Antonia were super-busy with all the ceremonies, read more …

womTunes: vote for Bensh at the Amadeus Music Award

womTunes: vote for Bensh at the Amadeus Music Award

After winning a lot of hostel awards recently, wombats is now entering the stage of music awards… …well, it’s rather not wombats itself but our lovely receptionist Benjamin-Zsolt Zombori: his music project “Bensh” is nominated for the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards. Due to massive radio airplay of three singles and their recent album release “Clues” they read more …

Vienna in One Day: a Sightseeing Quickie

Vienna in One Day: a Sightseeing Quickie

Vienna is full of great sights and things to see. BUT: if you are on a short trip, time might be scarce… SOLUTION: just take this list of our personal recommendations to explore the Austrian capital in just one day. However, you will either have to get up early or be really quick. If you read more …

Carnival in wombats!

Carnival in wombats!

Every year a blast! Carnival is one of the funniest times for us in “everyday hostel life”. Good mood, nice people, great parties and lots of fun – we love it as much as our guests love it! Here’s a small selection of pics from our carnival parties, themed as „Sexy Nurse“ and „Toga-Party“. But beware: read more …

A 6 steps guide for moving to Austria

A 6 steps guide for moving to Austria

You need information about moving to and living in Vienna? Here is the right stuff for you: the online community “feelslikehome” helps foreigners with their first steps in the Austrian capital – free of charge. Moreover, feelslikehome is aiming at teaming up people to receive group discounts to save money in the first weeks after read more …

10 Things to Know About Nightlife in Berlin

Berlin club

Berlin is famous for its awesome nightlife: countless bars, pubs and events, combined with one of the best club scenes of the world. When travellers arrive at our wombats CITY HOSTEL Berlin, one of the first things they want to know is where they should go out… As for us, we think that too much read more …

Walking in Vienna: Sightseeing off the Beaten Track

Walking in Vienna: Sightseeing off the Beaten Track

Vienna now has it’s first urban walking community: WildUrb encourages urban people to walk and to discover urban space by foot, to create sustainable, funny and interesting perspectives of enjoying urban space. When I first saw WildUrb I thought “wow, that exactly the spirit we stand for, that’s perfect for travellers to get into a read more …

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