X Hostel Bucharest

Balcesti 9, Bucharest, Romania, Distance from city centre: 0.7km
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Rating: 81%from 11 reviews

  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 89%Location
  • 80%Value for money
  • 74%Facilities
FREE welcome drink*, FREE Sauna **.

We are the only hostel in the world with real life Escape Room games: you are in a room full of riddles, puzzles and gadgets to use and solve to get out within 1 hour. You`ll have to be a mix between Sherlock Holmes and Mc Guyver to get out...

An excellent way to break the ice and make new friends ;)

We have an fun hostel bar with ping pong table, giant Jenga, darts and projector. We have daily events making it easy to mingle and we organize the only proper pub crawl in the city.

You can expect a FREE welcome drink,* FREE Sauna and Jacuzzi**, Daily Events and Specials.

We’re very central, just a short walk from Unirii Square, the last stop of the airport shuttle. We’re ideal for anyone who wants to walk through the historic center, drink in one of the many pubs and clubs of the old town, and have easy access to public transport to anywhere else in the city.

We also have a great selection of rooms to fit any budget: small to large sized dorms, private en-suites twins, doubles & triples all with super comfy beds and air conditioning. We have 21 showers and toilets so you`ll never have to queue.

This really is a city worth exploring, so come be part of the X Hostel Family.

*0,2 draught beer 8 and 9pm at our pub
**Daily 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Sleep for FREE! Check out our Deals: don`t waste cash on a bed; save your money for drinks and extras: Sauna + Jacuzzi!

Come join the fun in one of the most centrally located hostels in the city.

Our private rooms are hotel-standard with tv, air-con and private bathrooms; all rooms have access to free wi-fi and are air-conditioned. We have a female only dorm as an option.

With a total of 21 showers, 19 toilets and one pissoir, you will never have to queue here.

All areas are maintained daily by professional cleaners.We have CCTV cameras and access cards instead of keys for your comfort and security.
All beds have their own locker with key.

With an on-site pub, free to use computers and a weekly schedule of events such as karaoke and pub crawl you will be well entertained and never asking yourself where to go or what to do.

Weekly schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays it’s Movie Night at X Hostel.
Tuesdays and Thursdays relax with yoga session – 3 euros /person -.
Friday get ready to sing and be a star at Karaoke Night.
At X Pub, every day between 17:00 and 19:00 it’s Happy Hour. Order any beer and get the Second one for FREE!

Other services we provide:

Airport transfer
Bike rental
Fully equipped kitchen
Free walking tour
Free city map

...all this in a fully refurbished 1917 villa!

We're very central: check the map on the 'directions' page to see how close we are to the city's hot spot Lipscani (the nightlife district and old town). Make sure you're close to this area if you want to have fun.

X Hostel Bucharest is your destination of choice if you want to live the city like no other traveler. Yeah, someone told you Bucharest has a bad rep? Let us show you how wrong they were! ;)

Why wait? Come and have the time of your life meeting new friends.
It's clean, it's safe and - most importantly - it's fun!

In our last two seasons more than 120 guests got permanent X tattoos.

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Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Rooms
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

RECEPTION hours from 08:00 A.M. to 02:00 A.M.
For check-in and check-out outside those hours you must notify our reception office in advance!

Check-in: 02:00 P.M.

Check-out: 11:00 A.M. (Late checkout options available)

Credit cards accepted.

Payment is strictly on arrival, and can be made by cash or by credit card, but only in Local Currency, RON.

You will be required to leave a key deposit of 25 RON in cash, that will be refunded at check-out time.

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From the airport:

Take the express bus 783 to Unirea Square. Cross the square until you\'re in front of McDonalds. Turn the corner to your right passing near KFC. You will be on Corneliu Coposu Boulevard. On the left side of the boulevard, take the 4th street, called Balcesti. You will find us at number 9. X Hostel

The 783 bus runs also 24h, from 40 to 40 minutes and the price of the return ticket is 8,6 lei (make sure you buy the Express ticket, the only one valid on this line).

We do not recommend taking a taxi from the airport. If you do, make sure the meter is on. The ride shouldn\'t be more than 20 euro. We can arrange pick-up for cheaper!

From the train station:

Take the metro until Unirea Square (yellow line). Get out from the underground and look for the McDonalds. Turn the corner to your right passing near KFC. You will be on Corneliu Coposu Boulevard. On the left side of the boulevard, take the 4th street, called Balcesti. You will find us at number 9. X Hostel

Located Near

We're located right in the heart of Bucharest, in the center of nightlife, and minutes away from all sights. We're just two minutes away from the nightlife district, four minutes walk from Unirii Square and underground station.

For a comfortable stay in the city we recommend you not to book anywhere that isn't close to Lipscani: it's the old town and where ALL nightlife is.

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