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Toronto, Ontario
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed from OCT1-4( 4nights) 2016..strong wifi..supermarkets just near at hostel..totally, clean hostel..nearest metro station is 20 mins away by walking..so taking tram to reach metro station..there are delicious bakery stores near at hostel..kitchen good..but micro is so small..staffs friendly..good hostel for saving money..totally good..

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Thank gijaiy
BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to read that you liked our Hostel, however we would be even happier with a bit higher rating. :) Maybe next time! Hope to see you again! More 

Rawicz, Poland
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's in the centre so it's very close to the old town and main attractions. The hostel is located in the town house. Receptionist were kind and helpful :) Our room had mezzenine so it was cool! The room was clean and cozy, kitchen had the most needed utensils. The price was good for the conditions. Wi-fi signal was excellent... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback and the nice words! We are happy to hear that you liked our Hostel and the location so much. Hope to see you again! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It wasn't the best hostel I have been in. But the staff were friendly and to be honest when you are on a city break by the time you get back to your digs you are just ready for a cup of tea and head down. Quite a dark place and bed frame was made of pallets and squeeked like... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear that our colleagues could make your stay more enjoyable. Unfortunately I can't identify your reservation to see which bed you had. If you let us know about it we could make something while you were here, just as the color of the room. We have 50 rooms with like 20... More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My friend I was travelling with had a health issue and the staff from the hostel was so helpful they drove us to a doctor, stayed with us in the waiting room, translated to the doctor, drove us to the pharmacy, drove us back to the hostel and allowed my friend to stay in bed for the day without additional... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We were happy to help you and your friend. We understand there are not much worst thing then be sick while you are far from home. We hope she is right now and you guys had a nice weekend. Hope to see you again! More 

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The price was super cheap, there is a wonderful bakery around the corner (Tina's) that's open at 5am everyday-so breakfast is not problem. The room was good, there were only 4 beds to a room- no bunk beds. Bathrooms and kitchen common area were clean. No other guests showed up for the 4 woman dorm, so... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the excellent review and the nice sentences! We are happy to see that you liked our Hostel and enjoyed your stay and the surrounding. Well, you know it's not always possible to manage the loudness of the guests, but we always try to do our best. Hope to see you again! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in September wouldn't stay again. Quite grotty, no atmosphere (bumped into no other backpackers) straaangeeee bear motif running throughout the hostel (whatever that signifies) and staff not overly friendly or helpful. The worst thing was being woken up both nights by residents returning home late and loud and drunk and arguing. There are signs all... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Well, I guess there is no better answer for this review than reading back the last 15 reviews all with 4-5 points out of maximum 5. Best regards! More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I had to travel home to Budapest from London and my staying was undefined because of my father health. I had to extend my staying several times and the staff in Budapest Budget Hostel was really understanding of my situation, absolutely helpful and flexible, they have changed their entire pre-booked room so that I can stay longer time. Besides their... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the excellent review and the very nice sentences - these really means a lot for us! :) We are very happy to hear that we could help you and made your stay enjoyable - we are working on this every day. Hope to see you again! More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

10 mins tram ride to centre, lots of information and advice available, friendly staff, accommodation is basic, but clean & tidy. I highly recommend the public transport 80p per ride ,however far. Remember to validate your tickets (16000 H fine) so much to see & do. Spa @ Gellert & Széchenyi Thermal Bath, not forgetting the beer Spa @€20 as... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We are happy to hear that you liked our Hostel and you had so much fun here. Hope to see you again! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I ended up at Budapest Budget hostel because I was booked at Veres Palne Central Apartments through Hotels.com, for $53 a night. DON'T STAY THERE, BAIT AND SWITCH ADDRESS. No one was there at address Veres Palne utca 19, door was locked, and then thru a phone number on the door, owner sent a cab to kidnap me to another... More 

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BBHostel, Manager at Budapest Budget Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the excellent and detailed review! It's very sad to read how awful was the situation with the other place. I don't know who they are but, we are sorry for that in the name of them. It's rare to hear about this kind of bad things around. Anyways we are happy to hear that we... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budapest Budget Hostel offers you a unique deal: we offer low prices without a compromise on quality – you get the best value for your money staying in our cozy and quiet place. Our best value policy guarantees you a great number of advantages for a real budget price: 24-hour reception service, magnetic-chip keys that allow you a maximum freedom of coming and going, free Wi-Fi in all areas of the hostel along with several guest computers for your use (free of charge), fully equipped kitchens on all floors, a coffee machine, lockers and a safe at the reception.The price includes the bed linen and sheets and for a very small extra fee we also provide anything else to make your stay comfortable: towels (€1), a safe private parking lot (8€/night) and all-inclusive laundry service (including the use of washing powder, baskets, hangers), and printing possibility at the reception.Our reputedly friendly, helpful, up-to-date and well-informed staff is always at your service – no matter what you need we do our best to help you!ABOUT THE HOSTEL AND ROOMSOur hostel features spacious, decent and comfortable rooms inside a beautiful, unique, more than one hundred- year-old building – once the property of the Zwack Unicum factory, a true Hungarian specialty. We also offer rooms in a nearby, more modern and better equipped building – please note however that at this area does not offer a separate reception service, nevertheless your safe magnetic-chip based key allows you entrance at any time of the day.The Hostel is a stone’s throw away from the wonderful Danube river with a lovely promenade running along the bank, which leads right to Boráros Square, a central connection point of public transport, with the stop of the newly introduced regular boat sailing along the river presenting the view of the major sights and also stops of major tram lines (4, 6 and 2) that take you virtually any part of the city in just a few minutes.USEFUL AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE HOSTELPlease note that we can not accept credit cards – however we accept cash both in both Euros and Hungarian Forints. A bank machine just round the corner is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Budapest Budget Hostel

Address: Ipar utca 21, Budapest 1095, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Price Range: $24 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Budapest Budget Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“We had a double room and the rest I think were dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles 140juliah, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“any is fine”
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“Don't book one”
 of 5 bubbles TiaKate, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 114, Room with huge windows, nice kitchen and bathroom, and corner for work.”
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“ask for a room away from the road if possible, got loud early in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles Kustakusta, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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