14 Best Hostels in Budapest

14 Best Hostels in Budapest

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Budapest, the beautiful and bold Hungarian capital, is perfect for a getaway filled with fun and culture. With history, great food, and interesting sights, this city has something for everyone.

However, navigating where to stay in Budapest can be confusing with its three separate parts and straddling river. But fear not! To make your planning easier, we have listed the best hostels in Budapest Hungary. From good hostels in Budapest to party hostels and simpler atmospheres, all budgets are catered for.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Budapest

  1. Loft Hostel - best for Youth Hostel
  2. Carpe Noctem Original - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  3. Budapest Bubble - best for Quiet Rest
  4. Onefam Budapest - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  5. Shantee House - best for Solo Traveller
  6. MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall - best for Couples, Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Solo Traveller
  7. Green Bridge Hostel
  8. Pal's Hostel & Apartments - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  9. Zen Hostel by Central Market - best for Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  10. Maverick Hostel & Ensuites - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Older travelers (+50), Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  11. Maverick City Lodge - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Older travelers (+50), Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  12. Island Hostel - best for Adventure Hostels, Beach Lovers Retreat, Digital Nomads, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  13. Maverick Urban Lodge - best for Couples, Female Solo Traveller
  14. Flow Hostel - best for Couples, Female Solo Traveller

How much are hostels in Budapest?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Budapest

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Budapest

Average Private Price Graph

Best Locations for Hostels in Budapest

District V, also known as the Belváros or Inner City, where excitement never falls short. Here, you'll find the city's most iconic attractions like the Hungarian Parliament Building, St. Stephen's Basilica, and the Chain Bridge. There's no shortage of activities with an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops to keep you busy all day and night.

District VII, or known as the Jewish Quarter, has become a hot spot for tourists in recent years. With its stunning street art, unique shops, and lively nightlife scene, it's the perfect destination for exploration. During the day, sip coffee at one of the many cafes or browse the vintage boutiques. At night, let loose and enjoy live music at one of the area's bars or clubs.

District XIII, situated on the Pest side of the Danube, is the place to be if you want to experience the trendiest and most modern neighborhood in Budapest! With its stunningly contemporary architecture, lush parks, and breathtaking river views, you won't be able to resist stopping by the countless fashionable cafes, eateries, and cocktail joints in the area. Moreover, this incredible district houses some of Budapest's best art galleries and museums!

Full List of best Hostels in Budapest

On the map: Hostel Locations in Budapest

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Budapest. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Loft Hostel

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

Maverick Urban Lodge

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Carpe Noctem Original

👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel with Kids:

Pal's Hostel & Apartments

👩‍❤️‍👨 for Couples:

MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall

🎉 Party Hostel:

Carpe Noctem Original

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Budapest: Loft Hostel

This is the overall best rated hostel in Loft Hostel. The overall rating is 9.5. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Loft Hostel starts from $8.08.

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#1 Best Hostel in Budapest
Loft Hostel

FAQ about Budapest Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Budapest. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Budget Tips for Budapest:

Transportation: Budapest has a killer public transit system- think buses, trams, and metro - that makes cruising through the city convenient and easy. Want to keep things even simpler? Get yourself a Budapest Card! With unlimited rides and sweet discounts to top attractions, it's a no-brainer to explore the Hungarian capital like a local pro.

Nightlife: Budapest's nightlife scene is electric, filled with lively bars and clubs offering happy hour specials on drinks and food. Taking advantage of these deals is a great way to enjoy the city's nightlife while keeping your wallet full. For an even more immersive experience, consider staying at one of the many Budapest party hostels.


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