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Emerald Hostel Budapest

Hostel | Kossuth Lajos utca 13, 1st floor, Budapest, Hungary 1053

79.2% Overall Rating

78 out of 90 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/07/2013)

"The double room was quiet and nice, kitchen fully supplied, bathrooms adequate. The smallness of the hostel creates a feeling of a Budapestan apartment, with extended family occupying the rooms ;) The staff, and I mean…"

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  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 27.62
  • Breakfast USD 4.42

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: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Budapest?

Contact us directly

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We opened our hostel with enthusiasm in October 2008. Our goal was to establish an accommodation in the downtown of Budapest, where you get the maximum value for money and have an amazing time. 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.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (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.

Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Superior Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Studio (Private bathroom)


About Emerald Hostel Budapest


Single room:
Spacious room with one bed, ideal for those who travel alone.

Double room:
This spacious room is ideal for two persons, who would like to be separated in a private room. The room has a huge double bed inside. Some rooms have TV set also

Please note that we must know your arrival time. If you are more than 3 hours late we have the right to resell your room/beds. Please make sure that you inform us if there is a delay.

3-bed room:
Private room for 3 people. Our 3-bed room has one spare bed, and one double bed. The room has a very nice view to the city. internet access is in the room.

6-bed room:
This room can only be booked by groups. This room has a huge, own balcony, where you can enjoy the sunshine and can have a rest after your tiring day.

4-bed room:
Big and cosy room, ideal for smaller groups

We also have:
Common area, shared kitchen

Use our internet / wifi for free any time of the day. Different tours can be booked at the reception, many of them at discounted prices. We also provide free city maps, city guides in many languages, brouchers.

We are partners of many bars, so our guests can drink there at a lower price !

Our kitchen has brand new furniture, providing all the necessary tools to those guests who like cooking.

Please note that all the bathrooms are shared.

In the price included:
Linen and towels
Ready made beds
Free internet and wifi
24-hour assistance
Luggage storage
Well equipped guest kitchen
Free tea and coffee
Cooking facilities
Ironing facilities

We kindly ask all of our guests to inform us about the arrival time, either when you make the reservation, or afterwards. If we have no information about arrival time and no (valid) telephone number provided, we might not keep the room for you and cancel the reservation. Late and early arrival must be requested in advance, as we do not have 24 hours reception. We cannot do check in after midnight FOR SINGLE NIGHT STAYS!

Accommodation Information

Please note that we might not keep you room and cancel the reservation if you are late for more than 3 hours without informing us about the delay!

What we offer:
Ready-made beds
Linen and towels
Free internet and wifi
Luggage storage
Ironing facilities
Well-equipped guest kitchen
Free tea and coffee
Cooking facilities
24-hour assistance
Any kind of help regarding your stay

Airport pick up for 25 euro/car
Sightseeing & organized tours
Laundry (including drying) for 5 Euros
Breakfast for 4 euro

The staff:
Our English speaking staff is willing to help you any time to find your way in the city, they offer you loads of must see attraction, get around in the night, and they give useful tips and make your stay unforgettable.

Early and late check in is possible, but it has to be requested i advance and confirmed by us. Check out time is 10 a.m., check in is from 2 p.m.
To avoid any misunderstandings, please check our policy at our webpage, upon request we can email it to you.

Location Information

We recommend ourselves to those guests, who wish to stay in a real backpacker hostel, surrounded by the main attractions of Budapest, be in the neighbourhood of restaurants, cafes and party places.

Being in between the two main metro lines, the closeness of the famous Váci Street, the River Danube, the Buda side, the Deak square and the covered Market Hall make the location of the Hostel unbeatable.