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Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy
Reviewed 2 June 2015

What i liked most of this hostel was the location, within walking distance to almost all the landmarks worth seeing and quiet at the same time despite the location very close to the night life. The hostel was also very clean, the room, the living room, kitchen, everything...The staff was great, always ready to help you and give advices when...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I spent 2 nights at the end of November. My first time in Budapest. The hostel was perfect for me and my budget. It was very clean. The staff were all so nice, helpful and accommodating. They suggested good touring options, transportation, everything and anything I needed. I had a private room with private shower. The shared bathroom came as...

Thank abbasolo1
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We were staying in a party room for 12 people with private bathroom with my 5 friends. The room was spacious and modest, it was cleaned up every day, bathroom was also clean. Staff was really nice and helpful. Reteptionist recommended us the best-known landmarks in the city and the best places to eat and party, she also gave us...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Came with my girlfriend in November and had a great stay in a private room for two. Value for money was exceptional, we were given a very large room considering there were only two of us, the bathroom and our room were kept exceptionally clean throughout our stay. The location is great and within walking distance to pretty much all...

Thank JPGH1993
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Catastrophic doesn’t even start to describe how bad the HBC was. My friend and I needed a little vacation away for a reasonable price. The HBC sure was the perfect fit in terms of price– cheap– but still with a certain proximity with the city center. The location was exquisite, and we couldn’t be any closer to the various landmarks...

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Roland N, Tulajdonos at Hostel Budapest Center, responded to this review

Dear our guest Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately we will have to correct it with our opinion. We have 9 great rooms with normal standard and big sizes and 2 mini private rooms with cheaper category. These mini rooms are quite small and were developed only for travelers who are on budget or are young and would like to...

Reviewed 29 November 2014

I stayed in this hostel for 4 nights and it was amazing. Clean rooms,frendly staff,cheap,amazing location... and i definitly recomend it.... BUT catch is if you won't to have breakfast you could buy coupons in hostel and go to nearby reastaurant called Bali. if you buy coupons in hostel it will cost you 1000 HUF but if you go to...

Thank Aleksandar R
Roland N, General Manager at Hostel Budapest Center, responded to this review

Dear Our Guest. Thank you for your comment. We would like to correct your comment concerning the our breakfast. In our breakfast restaurant breakfast coupons are available at the reception for 3,3 euro( 1000huf) which includes 5 options to choose for 5 different kind of warm and cold breakfast and unlimited tea and coffe. The breakfast is with very high...

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 9 November 2014

First time in this hostel but my experience from this hostel is great super great friendly staff perfect location clean and nice and most of the time beautiful girls as guests =) overall i think its a great place for young people or if ya need a place to stay over the night as a tourist you aint gonna sit...

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I came to Budapest for two nights to party. This hostel was chosen because of its price and location very near the center and famous pubs. When we have checked in, I could nto believe what they were showing us. Not our two-bed room with shower, but our apartman with kitchen, three big rooms and at least 10 beds (we...

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Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We slept 1 night is the Hostel. our flight landed late in the night so the staff was nice and waited for us for a late check in (1:30 AM). the place is small, simple and clean. the location is fantastic. It's a good place to start your trip, or to sleep cheap if you're on a low budget.

Thank Moshi8
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 11 August 2014

The staff are really friendly and so informative.The location is perfect,close to main attractions and it is really easy to get to public transportation. It has a kitchen for all the guests. Though I did not use it, but I found it very well-equipped and the whole hostel is decorated like an apartment, cozy and warm, full of colors. And...

Thank Daniella C

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is located in the heart of the city center of Budapest with a few steps walk to the main touriststreet of Budapest. Three metrolines are within 30m walk. The hostel was totally refurbished in 2011 June and the new wing in 2012. The design is youngish,colorful and modern. All the main tourist destinations,clubs and restaurants are within 100m-300m walk. The hostel itself is a medium-sized hostel with a holding capacity of 45 persons with 10 different rooms. The rooms are quite,cosy and well equipped with all the necessary things you might need for a journey. Wifi is free and fast in the rooms as well. The hostel is located in an interesting buildingcomplex with all the necessary facilities and services that can offer you great stay. Like. Bier terrace, non-stop bar, cafe and eiscafe, supermarket and breakfastrestaurant. The rooms are all with private bathroom as following: 1 en-suite bedroom with a double bed for 2 persons, 1 en-suite bedroom with 2 double beds for 4 persons, 1 en-suite bedroom with 2 twin beds for 2 persons, 1 en-suite dormitory room for 6 person, 1 en-suite dormitory room for 6 person, lobby, 3 guest kitchens. Each room has: Own shower in the room, lockers, dining tables, computers, wifi, safe, big cosmetic mirrors, cosmetic desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Budapest Center

Address: Semmelweis utca 2 | Mezzanine, Budapest 1052, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City
Price Range: $16 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Budapest Center 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We went for the smaller two person room which was fine for us but if you want more space go for the double one.”
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“Wi-Fi was available but sometimes didn’t work. As mentioned, room 05 was very warm. But again, our stay was in August, so maybe if you travel sometime during winter or spring you will not feel that warm.”
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