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Pal's Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our flight was delayed so we really only had one day in Budapest, which as I found was not enough. The Hostel was clean and in a fabulous location. The only minor inconvenience was there were a lot of keys, intercoms, and buzzers, which was understandable for security reasons. I would stay there again.

Thank Danielle R
BudapestPal, General Manager at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Yes, they are for security. Thank you!:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my BF visited Budapest already twice. And I can say that Pal's hostel is one of the reasons's we liked Budapesh so much. It has best location in the city and a most friendly staff. Rooms, shared areas end everything rest is clean and tidy. So totally recommend to anyone.

Thank Ana F
BudapestPal, General Manager at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Very happy to hear that! :)

Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Everything was perfect except for one problem, furniture was not so good quality :( Even I put my bag on the bed to unpack and the wooden supports pieces fell in. I was fixing it so often and made it hard to sleep. But really everything else is ideal: location, kitchen, staff, etc etc.Everything I needed was there. I want...

1Thank Asha N
BudapestPal, General Manager at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I am very happy to hear you like almost everything here. It's normal IKEA furniture. Please if you experience any problem let the staff know it. We are 'experts' of fixing furniture:)

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The hostel is nice, and its key strength is undoubtedly the position. It is very central, you will be able to walk the city from its heart having everything, transports included at your fingertips. The staff was kind, friendly and over all helpful. The room was tidy and clean. We were given a room in an apartment fairly big and...

1Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Everything was clean, stayed in an apartment dormitory everybody was very friendly and the location is as good as you can get. My first time in Budapest and had an awesome time, will definitely stay here again.

1Thank Georgina O
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

First trip to Budapest with a group of friends and was pleasantly surprised with Pal's Hostel! The location was perfect (looked out to St. Stephen's Basilica) and the staff were extremely friendly and always willing to help. When we arrived at Budapest we were met by a member of staff at the airport and taken to the hostel where another...

1Thank shannenbetts
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I booked a 3-person apartment, the room was very proper and large enough. The hostel is really close to St. Stephan Basilica located, which is great. The staff was really helpful and nice! I would definitely recommend a stay at Pal's hostel!

1Thank audreybams
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This was my first trip within Europe and Pal's made it so wonderful. We stayed in a 6-person apartment and found everything to be perfect. The rooms are beautiful and the views of St. Stephen's Basilica cannot be beat. You really do get so much for such a bargain, especially when split between the group you're traveling with. I found...

1Thank Sara C
BudapestPal, Owner at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I am working on having other locations in long term. We'll see.. :)

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

RE double room right by Deak Ferenc & Vaci Utca. Fab location-walking distance to main shopping area & great bars & restaurants. The flat itself was amazing with an INCREDIBLE bath! I have never seen a bigger bath or nicer bathroom! Great little kitchen & table to eat at. I would definitely return here & would urge others too as...

1Thank GerberaJam
Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I stayed at Pal's Hostel from January 14-16 with another two friends. We had been travelling around Europe for a couple weeks and we were tired and cold when we arrived at 10:30 AM to Pest, so it was a really nice surprise when they gave us the room earlier than what we expected. The apartment was simply perfect; clean,...

2Thank Dibt23

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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)
Pal's Hostel Budapest - not a regular hostel indeed but a chain of apartments in the very centre of Budapest around St. Stephen's Basilica. If you fancy privacy and want to stay in a place that feels just like at home, come to Pal's Hostel and enjoy your own apartment in Budapest.We also offer private rooms with shared bathroom. All apartments/rooms are within 100-400 meters from the reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pal's Hostel

Address: Szent Istvan ter 3. | doorbell no. 15, Budapest 1051, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: $57 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pal's Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“The church clock at the Basilica chimes every fifteen minutes - ask advice about rooms not facing the church if noise matters.”
PhilipatIngleby, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Incredible views from the hostel”
rosienchip, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy food in nearby supermarket and cook at hostel`s kitchen rather than spend money on restaurants in case of budget travel.”
stepano798, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are above the ground floor.”
nyraj, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a long climb to the second floor rooms in one of the buildings so suggest small amounts of luggage.”
carolep862, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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