Hostel in Keszthely, Hungary

1 Hostel in Keszthely available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Keszthely

"…Our property is situated 100m far from the Lake Balaton (Libás Beach and Libás Jacht Port) in a calm place at the coast of the Szent Imre stream in the end of a standoff. The bike road and the … More

Guest Houses in Keszthely

"…Most of our rooms have a balcony, and a fridge. Some rooms have air conditioning too. All of our guests have acces to the community hall where you can have a drink and meet other guests from all … More

Hostel in Keszthely, Hungary

1 Hostel in Keszthely available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.

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This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Keszthely.

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Keszthely is a quaint, family-friendly town on the western shore of beautiful Lake Balaton, central Europe's largest lake, and a popular tourist destination for Hungarians and German-speaking vacationers. Although public transport in town is sparse, everything is within easy walking distance. The town centre is only a few blocks from the lake and main bus/train stations, and features a large, open square with fountains, baroque-era buildings, and a pedestrian street shaded by lovely trees and bounded by small shops featuring souvenirs, jewelery, clothing, luggage, and food.

Although Keszthely isn't very large (it has a population of about twenty-one thousand), it is the largest city on the lake and well worth visiting. It has a number of tourist attractions -- lovely Festetics palace and gardens, old Franciscan church and cemetery, many museums, several parks, an open-air market (which usually closes around 1-2 p.m.), plenty of restaurants and cafes, a tourist info centre (where you can get a West Balaton discount card), and, of course, an abundant lakeshore. The lake area offers opportunities for enjoying various water sports. The lake has a variety of restaurants and small shops along its shore, as well as a lovely lakeside park with a variety of free, daily outdoor entertainment in the evenings. It is also home to Helikon wellness center, which hosted the European Women's Boxing Championships in 2010 and 2013.

Nearby is the forested Balaton Uplands National Park, featuring plenty of hiking and biking trails with spectacular views of the lake. This area is also the heart of wine country, so opportunities for wine-tasting are plentiful. Also nearby is the famous mineral-rich Heviz thermal lake and medicinal spas, along with Little Balaton, a wetlands area which is a good spot for birding and nature walks.

The town of Keszthely is connected to other towns on the lake by the Balaton Bike Ring path, which circles the entire lake. Bikes can be rented from at least two places in town, not far from the town centre, which also offer guided bicycle tours of various lengths. The bike path can be used by pedestrians, bikers, scooters, and in-line skaters to reach nearby beaches and towns quite easily. The town's bus/train station is on the lakeshore, about a fifteen-minute walk from the town centre. Train tickets can be bought in advance at the train station, while bus tickets can only be purchased from the driver on the day of travel.

There are plenty of places to stay in Keszthely and the standard is good for central Europe. Besides Keszthely hostels, there are also guesthouses, hotels, and camping. Keszthely hostels near the lake benefit from cool lake breezes during hot summer days, especially as air-conditioning is not usually available. Since Keszthely is a popular Hungarian tourist destination it is advisable to book ahead during the high season (late June through August).

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Keszthely Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Keszthely, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $61
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

FAQ about Keszthely Hostels

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