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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

the good points first: great location. At a very affordable price. Clean. Very friendly. The place consists of two identical apartments on top of each other. One one the first floor, one on the second, ground floor being zero. Reception is on the first floor and really nice and helpful. There is a computer, and you can even print a...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel was an absolute pleasure to stay in. The staff were so helpful and friendly, always up for a chat and spot on recommendation. The location is great, nice atmosphere and good value for money. I would definitely recommend it. Good all rounder but particularly fantastic for the lovely staff!

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Pros: Friendly and very helpful staff (with one exception - see below) who are always at the desk if you have any questions/concerns. Excellent location. Elevator to the hostel on the first floor. Safe atmosphere. The Cons: We stayed in a private room which seemed to have frozen in time at some point during the 60s. The decor wouldn't...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed 3 nights with my son. We were in a room with 7 beds. It was a good stay. The staff is there 24 hours and there are very friendly and helpful. When we first arrived there was a cute young lady that must have spent 25 minutes giving us the low-down on everything about the city. She was...

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Reviewed 25 May 2016

The place is always clean and neat. Feeling very safe with leaving stuff behind in the hostel when you are out. The place is very central and so its very easy to get to anywhere. What's more is that the staff is so chatty, helpful and nice, especially, Layla. I'm so glad that I've spent my time in this hostel.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This hostel was one of the best choice we made in Budapest. The staff is amazing and very helpful. The place is very clean and hygienic to stay. If you going to Budapest this place is the ideal place as everything is very close by and you save up on the transport money.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We had an apartment from Central Backpack King Hostel. The lady working at the hostel, Layla, is SO lovely & helpful. The apartment was fine & clean. We had some trouble getting in until we worked out the keypad, but it was very secure, on 5th floor with a lift & just off Vaci Utca. So not far to walk...

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

I really loved this place. The staff was sooooo helpful and sooooo nice. They give you a free little shot when you arrive and let you know anything you need to know. Really good location, we met some awesome people and had some greattttt food. Its really different from any hostel I've been to. If you're visiting Budapest on a...

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

When I first got here, I was immediately surprised by this place - it's completely different to your normal hostel, but was still really good. There are probably only 4 bedrooms, but it added to the family environment. This isn't a party hostel, but you are close to everything that it didn't matter. Hopefully, this means you could actually catch...

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We visited Budapest during june end this year and picked the hostel based on the positive reviews it had. And I should say we were not disappointed a bit. The place has amazing location, just a few blocks from the St Stephen's basilica, riverfront & the chain bridge are hardly 10-15 minutes walk with enough eating and partying places close...

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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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Additional Information about Central Backpack King

Address: Oktober 6. utca 15 | 1st Floor 1st Door, Budapest 1051, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: €16 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Backpack King 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“This apartment is a few blocks away from where the actual hostel is, reason why is really quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 665monicas, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Larger groups get rooms with windows, private rooms seemed very dark.”
 of 5 bubbles Weejoker, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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