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Big Fish Budapest Hostel

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my budd were here for three nights. The hostel is comfortable and we'll equipped with WiFi, wash machine with a dryer, a fridge and cutlery... The staff are very friendly and they helped us with a list of places to avoid for new tourists, recommended us the best pubs and restaurants and also helped us book tickets to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best hostel with friendly staff.. In fact, my experience of Budapest wouldn't be this good without Big Fish Hostel. City itself is rich with history and culture plus the Big Fish.. as i said on my title.. Just Perfect!! My biggggg thank you to Big Fish.

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Perfect atmosphere of what a hostel should be. Front desk people were very kind to our group. Bedroom and bathroom were both clean and tidy. The place have very good internet connection and is very well located, close to several bars and restaurants, ATMs and Exchange houses.

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Thank Filipe L
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Big Fish Hostel is definitely the best hostel I've stayed in. There are two dormitories, where each person is given a locker to put his stuff in, and some private rooms. The environment is warm and clean, the personnel is nice as well as really helpful. In the kitchen there are computers and books that you can use for free,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We arrived at the main Big Fish hostel and paid for our stay and were then escorted to their second location which is aout 3 minutes away. Two of us stayed in a double private room and one in a dorm and all of us were satisfied with our 5 night stay. The location is perfect, located in an area... More 

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Thank Fredrik R
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

For a fishy person that travels on his own, it's a casual, good quality at reasonable prices in a good spot. Oysters were excellent, it was a farm Seabass, side dishes may need some spark, but were correct. Sitting outside on the street with this ambient temperature and enjoying some fish it has been really a pleasure.

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Thank Joan P
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The hostel was very social - small enough to be charming and big enough to meet people. All tours they recommended were great and the staff was very helpful for everything. I would suggest if you can request to stay in the Red Room => it is the quietest room. Big lockers were available in all rooms.

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Thank chameleon45
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Well, go and get good fish in Hungary.. Tough job.. But Big Fish Restaurant at Andrassy ut never disappointed me in terms of great selection of fish and seafood and also the way it is made - completely natural, grilled, no sauces or bread - which is very important for gluten sensitive people like me. Service is a bit slow... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

the fish was very fresh and tasty. I had a "blini" with sour cream and slices of fresh sushi style salmon with a large side of hot quinoa and spinach - excellent. my husband's fish and chips were tasty and fun. the environment was very friendly and upbeat.

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Thank Janis L
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is really sociable and the staff are really lovely, speak great English and offer really good advice on what to do. The rooms are spacious and as well as clean. Big fish is also in a great location (right next to a tram line that will take you down to the river) and is only a short walk... More 

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Staying in District VII / Jewish Quarter

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The charming, small Big Fish Budapest is perfectly located in the downtown, within walking distance to all the main attractions. We offer huge deluxe dorms and privates, comfortable new beds with lockers, lots of freebies, power plugs and reading lights next to all the beds.There’s new bathrooms and toilets with hot showers, a well equipped kitchen, a cosy common room with a game corner, 24/7 reception, free maps, free towels...you will like it!Our LOCAL staff are experienced in tourism and are always happy to inform you about the city, the country or almost anything you need. We can recommend the best places to go, local food and drinks, pubs and clubs.Laundry service is also available with drying.There’s no curfew and no lockout.We have free Wi-Fi and internet, a huge collection of DVDs to watch and a PlayStation3!Meet travellers, share your travel experiences and learn about destinations. Like Verena said: Welcome home. :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Fish Budapest Hostel

Address: Erzsebet koerut 33 | 11 doorbell, Budapest 1073, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District VII / Jewish Quarter
Price Range: $28 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Go for Red Room”
 of 5 bubbles chameleon45, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“choose a room with windows ;-)”
 of 5 bubbles 7Oat_Meal7, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I'd stay in one of the eight bed dorms since they aren't cramped at all, and you will save a bit of cash. The best shower is down the hallway opposite the kitchen. It is larger with more room to maneuver which is helpful if you're over six feet tall like me.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanc917, 12 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Tulip room was nice and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles guillaumeb300, 10 Feb 2014 | Read review
“I would absolutely recommend this hostel. We've arrive by bike a budapest with bikes and took a double room that was really big (we did'nt know that). Big enough to put our two bikes inside and the two boxes to pack them back to our country, and the staff offered the option to do that. Even though if you doesn't take private room, there is safe place to lock the bikes inside the building without any problem. We have lock them there finally. Regards”
 of 5 bubbles EdgarD917, 11 Aug 2012 | Read review
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