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Barcelona, Spain
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76 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

First of all, I must say this was the cheapest place I found to stay in August. Even so, it was 30€ per night (2 people) with city tax included. That's the only reason why we stayed and because we were going to use the "hostel" only to sleep. The "hostel" it's actually a students residence, not occupied by students... More 

Thank Viajando con M
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Location: Over the hill on the Buda side of the city. Nowhere near anything and after the trams stop at 11pm, you have to scale Mt. Buda to get home (at least sobering you up so you don't get a hangover). Facilities: No card machine, payment by cash only with the nearest ATM a good 10-15min walk away. Shared toilets... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Don't expect much out of this hostel!! But, we had a great time anyway. The room was Good, but as everyone said, the bathroom was disgusting. The cleaning ladys are there pretty often, but it's no use when people don't clean after themselves. This is a great solution if your short on money and you're used to living in a... More 

Thank Lela V
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to go there just because the hostel was reasonably cheap but still... It was money wasted. Hostel located in a dorm, no toilets in the room, just shower. Shared toilets are extremely dirty.

Thank Michał Z
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

it got a nice and quiet environment surrounding the hostel. It looks like a student accommodation renting out to travellers. The nightly room rate is also very affordable. In the room, you may find some spiders but they are not disturbing. There is a bus stop 2mins from the hostel and the bus schedule is quite frequent so it's quite... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a pretty east traveller to please, but this is probably the first time I've been hugely disppointed with a hotel/hostel. The main problem was wifi did not work for my entire stay, not in my room or reception. I attempted to use the computers in reception that also weren't working. The shared toilets weren't very clean and there was... More 

Thank Sophie E
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I should start with positive sides of this hostel. It's the cheapest hostel in Budapest (literally), the room has a small fridge where you can store a bottle of water or etc. You will have your own shower which is very convenient. Stuff is friendly and alway are ready to help you with bus time-table or smth else. BUT kitchen... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2016

nothing special to say, boring layout, staff lazy, beds can be better also the pillows, btw the shower was dirty the 2 days that i stay, not that home felling hostel, anyway maybe i will come back i like the location

Thank peterwales20
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

-close to the Gellert Hill, beautiful and silent neighberhood -good transport (bus stop 1minute from the hostel, bus connected to metro leaves every 5-10minutes) -really nice, english-speaking staff, very helpful everytime (I asked about money exchange places and they checked in the internet and gave me a map) -clean, cosy rooms, not a 5 star hotel but when I go... More 

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Gellert Hill
If you want to treat your camera to some amazing scenery, Gellért Hill is a must on your itinerary. A funicular journey from the Chain Bridge along the hillsides provides a fast connection between Buda and Pest, hoisting visitors to panoramic vistas. Once on top of the hill, you’ll find the Citadel dominate the landscape with its imposing 19th century construction, a site that’s hard to keep your eyes on without being distracted by the phenomenal view over the Danube and the eight bridges crossing. Once on Gellért Hill however, one mustn’t miss the famous Gellért Baths. Budapest is renown for its thermal waters and its baths, and the Gellért Baths are housed in an impressive art nouveau structure. Its interior design, with its many mosaics, recalls the preceding relationships the city has had with healing springs and saunas, traditionally used within this neighborhood since the Ottoman Empire.
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Additional Information about City Hostel Buda

Address: Szuret utca 2-18, 11. Ujbuda, Budapest 1118, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Gellert Hill
Price Range: €29 - €31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Hostel Buda 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“You have a shower, mini fridge and a lot of storage in your room! ”
 of 5 bubbles 850annan, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the end of the hallway don't have a good wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles ma_gorzatar348, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you want good wifi reception choose the room near the reception”
 of 5 bubbles 979matevzb, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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