Essential Hostel offers private and dormitory accommodation in central Budapest, 200 yards from the St. Stephen's Basilica and a 1-minute walk from the leafy Szabadság Square Park. Free WiFi is available.
Some rooms have a private bathroom, while others are provided with shared bathroom facilities. A shared kitchen, as well as a lounge with games and a TV with DVD Player are available for all guests.
The Deák Ferenc Square Metro Station is 650 yards from the Essential Hostel . The Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport is 10.6 miles from the property.
05. Belváros - Lipótváros is a great choice for travellers interested in culture, food and architecture.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- 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
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Steam Room
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash (Euro or Hungarian Forint), credit cards (Visa, MasterCard).
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.
Balance for the room is due upon arrival.
Check in from 14:30 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .
Taxes not included - 4% city tax.
24 hour Reception.
Silence policy from 22:00.
Our hostel is family friendly, non-smoking property.
Parking is available on the street.
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From the Airport
Take bus 200E to the final stop (Kobanya-Kispest), then Metro line 3 (blue line), direction Ujpest-Kozpont, get off at Arany János Utca. Take a right (when you step off the escalator) and walk to Podmaniczky Frigyes Tér then turn left to Arany János Utca, the hostel will be on your left.
From Keleti Station
Take Metro line 2, direction Déli Pályaudvar, get off at Deák Ferenc Tér (3rd stop). Take the exit to Deák Ferenc Tér and walk toward Erzsébet Tér (head north), turn left onto József Attila utca, across the street then turn right onto Sas utca, turn right onto Arany János utca. Number 27th will be on your right.
From Népliget Bus Station
Take Metro line 3 (blue line), direction Ujpest-Központ, get off at Arany János Utca (7th stop). Take a right (when you step off the escalator) and walk to Podmaniczky Frigyes Tér then turn left to Arany János Utca, the hostel will be on your left.
From Nyugati Station
Take Metro line 3 (blue line), direction Kobanya-Kispest, get off at Arany János Utca (1st stop).
Take a right (when you step off the escalator) and walk to Podmaniczky Frigyes Tér then turn left to Arany János Utca, the hostel will be on your left.
Essential Hostel is located in the heart of the city, 10 minutes walking distance from the main attractions like the Hungarian Opera State, Deak Square, Parliament, Szechenyi Chain Bridge etc. and it takes 1 minute to reach the St. Stephens Basilica.
3 minutes walking distance from the metro station, 15 minutes from the Nyugati Railway Terminal.
Stroll few hundred meters and you will find yourself at the middle of the Ruin Pub District, close enough to get involved
Our doorbell is 52.