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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel is in a prime location; walking distance from everything. My partner and I had the double room with en suite - the room was spacious, comfortable and met all of our needs. The staff are more than friendly and have come up with really cool ideas around the hostel to make your stay more efficient. There is a... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ended up here last minute as my first hostel wasn't right. I stayed in a single room for the first night and a double afterwards as the singles were all booked. The rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. The staff were all really knowledgable about Budapest and had good recommendations for things to do and places to eat. There... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Loved the place, nicely located in the Kiraly street not far from Deák Ferenc tér Metro station, we rented the apartment on the first floor (it was huge) with on suite bathroom a well equipped kitchen and a living room with a piano. Reliable WiFi is available. The place is clean and the staff is very accommodating and helpful. I... More 

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Thank IcedRainbow
Turin, Italy
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Penthouse Privates it is an appartment , not an hostel or an hotel. You will have your own room and you will share the toilet with the guys of other rooms (something like 2 or 3 persons), thus services are usually clean and not busy ! You can use the kitchen, there is all the stuff you need for cook... More 

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Thank cinico2015
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Love this hostel and have stayed multiple times for that reason! The staff are all so lovely and well informed about the city, always willing to go the extra mile for you. Very central to everything, and the tram is so close if you don't want to walk. There are loads of great food options just right outside the doorstep.... More 

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Washington
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44 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great location, shared bath, very clean, everything you'd need. Five flights of stairs might be a problem for some. Very supportive staff, lovely little balcony, walking distance to pretty much everything.

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Thank ThickDescription
London
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This hostel completely made our trip! It was the perfect balance between party and chill- joined with 3 other party hostels there was plenty of opportunity to go out with fellow travellers, yet as the quietest hostel it meant that you never had to worry if you wanted to sleep at a decent hour or have a lie in. Big... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at penthouse privates and we enjoyed a lot, the room was clean, they provide you towels and all the information you need. They organize a lot of night events around the pubs in the city but the hostel is calm and quiet. You can get to know people easily, is like sharing and apartment!

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Lopez Island, Washington
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Penthouse Privates is part of a group of party hostels in Budapest, which my daughter loves. I was traveling with her but as an older adult, had no interest in the party scene. The Penthouse Privates was the perfect option. It IS a penthouse with lots of steps up to it but the staff is immediately there to help... More 

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Uk
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights, conveniently located in pest and near metro station. Easy to walk to food market and house of terrors. Some good restaurants in the area. Clean apartment with one bedroom, which is on the small side, however adequate. The lounge and kitchen area are spacious and well equipped, not that we cooked, but good to sort... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penthouse Privates is located in King street (Kiraly), you don't get better locations, a street from Broadway, restaurants opposite your building but far away enough from bars that they don't cause you disturbance. Full map reading with tailor made recommendations for the city that are just right for you and your party. Clean, light sunny rooms, relaxing common space, and great facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penthouse Privates

Address: Kiraly utca 56 | 5th Floor, Apartment 1, Buzzer #27, Budapest 1068, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Terézváros
Price Range: €23 - €40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The house is at the 4th floor (no elevator), so there is no noise coming from the outside. The rooms are calm.”
 of 5 bubbles cinico2015, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Apartment on 1st floor, however, hostel rooms on higher floor so be wary as lots of stairs to climb.”
 of 5 bubbles ginas, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“130 steps up to the accommodation. Useful to know this in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles phil1956888, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you want en-suite book the apartment”
 of 5 bubbles theot570, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I'm pretty sure all the rooms here are great”
 of 5 bubbles floh842, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
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