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Featured Hostels in Budapest City Centre

Avenue Hostel
2 out of 5
Oktogon ter 4, Budapest
The price is CA $24 per night

Located in Terezvaros, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hungarian State Opera House and St. Stephen's Basilica. Heroe's Square and Parliament Building ...

3.9/5Very Good! (124 reviews)
Great location & vibe-comfy bed w/ tasty breakfast

"Pleasant surprise! I honestly was in a budget and when I book I thought "too cheap to be good." I was wrong. Location is amazing, easy access to 100E to/from Airport, trams, metro, buses,... There are lots of restaurants android markets, and easy access to tourist areas. I like the good vibe of people ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 14, 2020

Avenue Hostel
Baroque Hostel
2 out of 5
Dózsa György út 80./ kertkapu bejárat, Budapest
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $43 per night

Located in Erzsebetvaros, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Heroe's Square and Szechenyi Thermal Bath. Hungarian State Opera House and St. Stephen's ...

4.1/5Very Good! (43 reviews)

"Super cute and quirky. So much character. Bed was super comfortable. Staff were wonderful. 4 min walk to Hero’s Square to catch the Hop on Hop off and the underground and about a 7 min walk to the Széchenyi Spa. About a 2 min walk to the bus Highly recommend it. We’ve been to all 7 continents and ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Baroque Hostel
Full Moon Budapest
2 out of 5
Szent István körút 11, Budapest
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $55 per night

Located in Ujlipotvaros, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Comedy Theatre of Budapest and Parliament Building. St. Stephen's Basilica and Hungarian State ...

3.6/5Good! (177 reviews)

"room is very clean and big, location is near the view. Transportation is very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2019

Full Moon Budapest
Maverick Student Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
Lónyai utca 31., Budapest
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Located in Belső-Ferencváros, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Semmelweis University, Great Market Hall and Elisabeth Bridge. Gellert Thermal Baths ...

3.8/5Good! (10 reviews)

"Good staff, clean room and overall everything was good !"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2020

Maverick Student Lodge - Hostel
City Hostel Pest
2 out of 5
Ráday u. 43., Budapest
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Located in Belső-Ferencváros, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Semmelweis University, Hungarian National Museum and Great Market Hall. Elisabeth Bridge ...

2.2/5 (6 reviews)
U get what u pay for

"Very old historic building almost felt spooky but spacious rooms with tall windows. Hard to find when u first get here as yes in an enclosure on the road. Staff were ok and helps witty needful. We're out of drinking water bottles to buy. It was cheap got the job done"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2015

City Hostel Pest
GoodMo House
1.5 out of 5
József utca 13., Budapest
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $48 per night

Located in Jozsefvaros, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Corvin Plaza and Hungarian National Museum. Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool and Hungarian ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Nice and easy hotel. Clean and comfortable room. Everything was cool."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

GoodMo House
City Hostel Buda
2 out of 5
Szüret u. 2, Budapest
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Located in Gellert Hill, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Liberty Statue, Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool and Buda Castle. Citadella and Rudas ...

3.1/5 (10 reviews)
Well located

"Hostel has easy access to transport and only takes 20 minutes to be in the city centre. Nice to have a shower and fridge in the room. Could do with a fan as it is super hot but you have to pay for it per day. Internet is very poor due to so many people being there. Kitchen's not very clean but work ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 28, 2015

City Hostel Buda
Island Hostel - Adults only
1.5 out of 5
Budapest, Margitsziget, Sirály Csónakház, Budapest
The price is CA $46 per night

Located in 13th District, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Palatinus Bath, Margaret Island Park and Parliament Building. Szechenyi Chain Bridge and St. Stephen's ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
A stone would make a better receptionist

"It would be hard to find more disinterested and inhospitable staff than the one's that work here if you tried. It's a pity because it used to be a great hostel"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2018

Island Hostel - Adults only
Caterina Private Rooms and Apartments
1.5 out of 5
Teréz Krt.30, Budapest
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Located in Terezvaros, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oktogon, Hungarian State Opera House and House of Terror. St. Stephen's Basilica and Parliament ...

3.5/5Good! (118 reviews)
Simple and convenient location

"it was very clean simple two bed room with closet but the location was excellent elevator a movie theater next door.The kitchens was clean and shower also.Very friendly lady there is a lstreetcar on same street.I highly recommended this place for cleanliness and low price."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2019

Caterina Private Rooms and Apartments
a&o Budapest City
2 out of 5
11 Csengery utca, Budapest
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Located in Erzsebetvaros, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kiraly Street and House of Terror. Hungarian State Opera House and Dohany Street Synagogue ...

a&o Budapest City
Friends Hostel and Apartments Budapest
1.5 out of 5
Teréz köút 4, 2nd floor, Budapest
Free Cancellation
The price is CA $39 per night

Located in Terezvaros, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kiraly Street, Hungarian State Opera House and House of Terror. St. Stephen's Basilica and Dohany ...

4.1/5Very Good! (66 reviews)
Good value for money - calm stay in good location

"Overall we had a good stay here - the apartment was bigger than I'd imagined and had everything we needed (including a kettle, fridge etc.). It was a good value for the price, was refreshingly calm (not at all a party hostel, of which there seem to be many in Budapest), and had more space than expected. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2020

Friends Hostel and Apartments Budapest
Essential Hostel
2 out of 5
Arany János utca 27., Budapest
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $30 per night

Located in Inner City Budapest, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Stephen's Basilica, Hungarian State Opera House and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. Parliament ...

4.3/5Excellent! (7 reviews)
awesome time.

"Great Hostel. Staff was very friendly. Beds were comfy, rooms quiet and clean. nice common area. Met many wonderful people there. perfect location.will be visiting again."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2020

Essential Hostel
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Continental Hotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest
4.5 out of 5
Dohany Utca 42-44, Budapest
4.4/5Excellent! (3,045 reviews)

"5 STAR treatment!!! As a last guest before the shutdown of the hotel, I cannot say enough  about this hotel. The service was 1st class, they upgraded my room, and  treated me like "a guest of honor" if they didn’t see me when I was rested; they'd called me to make sure I was okay.The hotel was beautiful, staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 24, 2020

Continental Hotel Budapest
Hotel Parlament
Hotel Parlament
4 out of 5
Kalman Imre u. 19, Budapest
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,834 reviews)

"i would would like tea and coffee in the room, but the hotel and staff were excellent *****"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 5, 2020

Hotel Parlament
MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall
MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall
3.5 out of 5
Csarnok tér 2, Budapest
The price is CA $90 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (289 reviews)

"Great location. Nice and bright hotel with friendly staff. Brilliant!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Budapest City Centre, one of its 47 hostels might be a great option. These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of forms, but they have three main things in common:

  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment
  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)

By choosing a hostel in Budapest City Centre, you can reduce your spending on accommodations and save more of your budget for going out during your stay. You can check out the monuments and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

Hostels in Budapest City Centre

You might be curious, what are some favorite hostels in Budapest City Centre? According to reviews from our guests, these ones have positive ratings:

Avenue Hostel - Located steps from House of Terror. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a bar. Rooms come with free toiletries and hair dryers.

Full Moon Design Hostel Budapest - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Nyugati Station and Budapest-Nyugati Station. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and 2 bars/lounges. Rooms come with showers.

Maverick City Lodge - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Dohany Street Synagogue. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen.

The Hive Party Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Dohany Street Synagogue. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

Budapest Budget Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Budapest Boraros Square Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with desks.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Budapest City Centre?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 56° F and nighttime temperatures average 26° F
  • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 40° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 28° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 24.29 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Budapest City Centre?

Depending on your interests, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • St. Stephen's Basilica
  • Szechenyi Chain Bridge
  • Hungarian State Opera House
Natural Features
  • Elizabeth Park
  • Garden of Philosophy
  • Hunyadi Ter
Cultural Attractions
  • Hungarian National Museum
  • Citadella
  • House of Terror

In general, Budapest City Centre is known for its:

  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Theater
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Budapest City Centre and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. Take advantage of metro transit at Deak Ferenc ter Station, Vorosmarty Square Station, and Ferenciek Square Station. To see more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Budapest-Nyugati Station, Budapest Boraros Square Station, or Budapest-Deli Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Budapest City Centre?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Budapest City Centre, one of the 56 hostels here could be a great choice for you. By staying at a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your vacation. You can check out the monuments and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), low prices, and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Budapest City Centre?
Based on reviews from our guests, these Budapest City Centre hostels have the best ratings: Baroque Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Heroes’ Square. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers. Full Moon Budapest - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Nyugati Station and Budapest-Nyugati Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a nightclub, and 2 bars/lounges. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Avenue Hostel - Located steps from House of Terror. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. Rooms come with free toiletries and hair dryers. City Hostel Pest - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Corvin-negyed Station and Kalvin ter Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers in all rooms. City Hostel Buda - Located within a 20-minute walk of Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool and Citadella. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers.
What's the seasonal weather like in Budapest City Centre?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 36°F. Average annual rainfall for Budapest City Centre is 24 inches.
What is there to see and do in Budapest City Centre?
Generally, Budapest City Centre is known for its monuments, museums, and theaters. Major attractions include St. Stephen’s Basilica, Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and Hungarian State Opera House. Get out into nature with places like Olimpia Park, City Park, and Elizabeth Park. Cultural attractions include Hungarian National Museum, Citadella, and House of Terror.
What's the best way to get around Budapest City Centre?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.), 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center. Once you’re on the ground, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Deak Ferenc ter Station, Vorosmarty Square Station, and Ferenciek Square Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Budapest-Nyugati Station, Budapest Boraros Square Station, or Budapest-Deli Station.

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