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Friends Hostel Budapest

Hostel | Teréz körút 4, (2nd Floor), Budapest, Hungary 1066

90.2% Overall Rating

145 out of 152 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/04/2014)

Bob Norman thinks…

"Stayed with 14yr old daughter April 2014 in twin bedroom. The hostel's spotless. Shoes removed on entering. Clean slippers available. Good location. Cool decor. Showers hot and powerful. Beds…"

Read all Friends Hostel Budapest reviews

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 13.92
  • Breakfast USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 10:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Budapest?

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Overview

Friends Hostel Budapest - your hostel choice in Budapest, great located cozy and small hostel in central Budapest: Privates (ensuite & shared bath), dorm, well-equipped guest kitchen, no curfew-lockout, laundry; free Internet; breakfast/-possible (in 100 m). Welcome to Friends! Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Family Room (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Quad (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe 1 Bedroom Apartment (Private bathroom)

Self-catering

Superior Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Friends Hostel Budapest

The newly renovated Friends Hostel offers all the services most Budapest hostels can provide: central location, friendly staff, clean private rooms, dormitories and apartment, free internet/wi-fi, guest kitchen and reception.
Then WHY should you choose US?
Maybe because we want to show something about Hungarian art and artists as well.

With our decoration, design and set up we would like to show you our painters, inventors, architects and our city. You can also see the art pieces of our contemporary artist friends.
So if you are a bit culture minded and would like to know a bit more about us, about our culture and the famous Hungarians, hopefully we can offer something for your taste.
If it was not enough, here are some more reasons:
We know, from our backpacking experience that:
* Comfort and relaxing sleep is especially important so we provide good quality mattresses, and bed linen
* Our Location is ideal for sightseeing, visiting spas, museums or clubs.
We are situated on the grand boulevard of Budapest city centre among cinemas, theatres,
plenty of restaurants, clubs, and cafes, near the Opera House, the Music Academy, Liszt Ferenc square (Budapest's most trendy square) and the Andrássy avenue.
There are 12 Restaurants, 14 cafes/pubs/clubs, 3 shops/supermarkets, 4 banks with ATM, 2 Money Exchange offices , a museum (House of Terror), a theater (Madách), a cinema (Örökmozgó), a metro stop (Oktogon, M1), 2 tram stops, 3 bus stops, a tourist office, a post office and a pharmacy within 300 meters from us.
* Our Staff members are all locals, living in Budapest Centre, so can give you the most accurate information about museums, sights, events or places to go out. We will be happy to plan your trips, or arrange activities for you inside our outside the hostel.
* Cleanliness is a crucial point and our newly renovated and refurbished hostel (in March 2010) will surely meet your expectations!
Finally our services:

GENERAL SERVICES:
Enough number (1 for max 4 persons) of shared showers with nonstop hot water and toilets
Well equipped Guest kitchen (Coffee machine, toaster, microwave oven, oven, refrigerator etc.)
LCD Television with Sat TV and DVD films in reception area
Wide variety of Games for your Fun (Board games, others)
Our Art Gallery with modern and contemporary art pieces, paintings
Gift shop (from 15.05.2010)
Dormitories, Private Rooms, Apartments (en-suite room = Apartment is in a separate building 2 minutes walk from main hostel) /total 8 rooms for 25 persons/
Nonstop reception
Tour & Travel Information
Well equipped rooms (dorm & private): not only a bed (like in many hostels), but table, chairs, bedside table, wardrobe, mirror
FREE SERVICES:
Free bed linen, towels
Free Internet
Free WiFi
Free tea and basic food materials
Television in room on request (possible in the private rooms only)
Locker for the dormitories
Free personalized programme planning
Free maps and brochures
Free liquid soap, shower gel
Free programmes once weekly (cooking together and/or pub crawl and/or walking tour)
Free Fans for all rooms
Free hairdryer rental
Free Bike parking in the courtyard of the house
(Free arrival transfer if you book a private room for min. 7 days)
Flexible Check in – out (Early Check-in & Late Check-out may be possible)
Free Laundry in case of min. 5 nights stay
No curfew – No lockout
No hidden costs, no additional taxes like tourist tax or VAT, you pay what is confirmed
PAYABLE services:
Transfers from airport/bus/train station to our hostel and/or back
Underground Car parking/Garage – 300 m from us (1990 huf cca 7.5 eur / 24 hours)
Breakfast (in the eateries nearby us; cca 500 huf)
Bike rental (from 01. May) – 2 000 huf / bike / day
Cheap Outgoing phone calls
Cheap Budapest City tours and other activities (from 2 500 huf / pers)
Laundry (1 500 huf / wash)
We hope we gave you enough reasons
Ps: No large groups please, maximum 5 persons are welcome!

We look forward to welcoming you at Friends!
Laszlo & Miklos (owners)

Location Information

Friends Hostel is situated on the grand boulevard of Budapest city centre among cinemas, theaters, plenty of good restaurants, clubs, cafe's and restaurants, nearby the Opera House, the Music Academy, Liszt Ferenc square (Budapest's most trendy square) and the Andrássy avenue.

There are 12 Restaurants, 14 cafe's/pubs/clubs, 3 shops/supermarkets, 4 banks with ATM, 2 Money Exchange offices , 1 museum (House of error), 1 theater (Madách), 1 cinema (Örökmozgó), 1 metro stop (Octogon, M1), 2 tram stops, 3 bus stops, 1 tourist office and 1 pharmacy within 300 meters from us.

Museums nearby or with easy access from us:
House of Terror (~ 300 meters, 3-4 minutes walk)
Museum of Fine Arts (~ 1.5-2 kilometers, 8-10 minutes by public transport /4 stops by yellow metro at Heroes' square/)
Museum of Applied Arts (~ 1.5-2 kilometers, 6-8 minutes by public transport /4 stops by yellow metro at Heroes' square/)
Museum of Ethnography: (~ 1.5 kilometers, 5-7 minutes by public transport, 5 stops by trolleybus 70 or 78)
Post museum: (~ 800 meters, 8-10 minutes walk)

Distance from major sights of Budapest:
Heroes square with millennium memorial statue, City Park with zoo, theme park, circus, Vajdahunyad castle, ice skate ring, Széchenyi bath: ~ 1.5-2 kilometers, 8-10 minutes by public transport /4 stops by yellow metro
Parliament building: ~1.5 kilometers, 5-7 minutes by public transport, 5 stops by trolleybus 70/78
Margaret Island, the so called green heart of Budapest: ~ 1.8 kilometers, 5 stops by tram no 4/6
State Opera House: ~500 meters, 5-6 minutes walk
Vaci utca famous Pedestrian Street & Danube Corso: ~ 2 kilometers, 3 stops by the yellow metro then a short walk
Castle district: ~ 2.5-3 kilometers, tram till Moszka square, then change to Várbusz, ~ 25 minutes
Great Basilica: ~ 900 meters, 9-10 minutes walk, or 2 stops by yellow metro

The parliament is only 5 stops by trolleybus number 70 or 78 and there is a stop right next to us in Király Street.
Váci utca, the famous pedestrian street, the Danube and the well-known Gerbaud Cafe are 4 stops away on the yellow metro line the entrance of which is right next to us at Oktogon Square.
Taking the opposite direction 4 stops away you reach Heroes’ Square where you can find the Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Modern Arts, Széchenyi Thermal Bath, the Zoo, the Circus and the Funfair.
Tram number 4 or 6, which have a stop in front of us, take you to the Margaret Island,the nicest island of Budapest. It is only 4 stops away.
Continuing on to Moszkva Square, to the last stop where you can find a minibus called Várbusz that takes you up to the castle Hill.