Home Made Hostel

Teréz krt. 22. 1/7 (Oktogon), Budapest, Hungary, Distance from city centre: 1km
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Rating: 96%from 5 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 96%Security
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 96%Location
  • 92%Value for money
  • 92%Facilities
Home Made Hostel has been voted as the best Hungarian Hostel in 2007 by hostelworld customers. If you want to know why, book with us.

Welcome to Home Made Hostel! If you are looking for a home away from home, book here.

Learn how to cook traditional Hungarian meal on every Tuesday or Wednesday. Free to attend and eat. All welcome!

We have comfortable beds with heaps of space. Some rooms also have lofts, which provide privacy. The rooms are lockable and each bed has a separate locker. Two rooms (4-bed and 8-bed) are interconnected.

The decor is whimsical and a whole lot of fun, going beyond your typical drab backpacker room. All the rooms are equipped with furniture designed and redesigned by our staff!

The staff at our hostel really go above and beyond to make sure that you feel like you are at home. We do our best at recommending things to do and at booking things if you need that done as well. They are very approachable, friendly and helpful with pointing out places to eat, see/hear live music and go out. They resemble your best friends.

There is always a real sense of community at the hostel and it is a great place to meet other travelers.

We are located 50m from metro station, halfway between Heroes Square and the river (easy walk or metro to either), surrounded by lots of great cafes and restaurants and relaxed bars. This location serves as a great base for exploring Budapest. Moreover, the hostel is in the middle of all the hot spots, popular sights, nightlife spots, shops, restaurants, markets, cafés, clubs, theatres and cinemas. Wherever you want to go in the city, it is within a stone-throw. In the neighbourhood you will find ATM machines, currency exchange, post office, pharmacy, pubs, night clubs, movies, restaurants and shops of all sorts.

There is...

- FREE INTERNET ACCESS in the common room,
- FREE WIFI in the whole of the hostel,
- FREE tea and coffee,
- THREE showers
- maps of different kinds, flyers and brochures on cultural and entertainment venues,
- socializing area (common room)
-free lockers,
laundry (including drying) for 5 euros,
- airport pick up is available for less than price of a taxi (14 euro from Terminal 1 and 16 euro from Terminal 2)
- cold and hot running water as well as cooking facilities
- Scooters for low price to do your sightseeing

IMPORTANT NOTES

1 Please note that if you arrive before 12:00 am (noon), we may not be able to guarantee you a bed immediately. If you arrive earlier, you can store your luggage at the hostel and hang around if you want.

2 Please note that we are NOT a party hostel. If you wish to party, we can recommend you places nearby.

3 Please also note we are an individual and independent hostel. Any hostel's name, character or description in Budapest is not related to our hostel

4 Please inform us if you are likely to arrive later than your indicated arrival time. Please note that if you are late more than 3 hours and if we receive no previous notice, you may risk losing your bed. Thank you.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

Directions
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We are extremely easy to access from all directions.

From Nyugati train station

If you arrive at Nyugati train station, you would either need take a 5-minute walk to Oktogon or hop on tram No 4 or 6 and go one stop to Oktogon. The hostel�s entrance is opposite the tram stop. Look for Number 22. We are located between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 5-10 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy one single ticket which costs 320 HUF (1.2 EUR).

From Keleti train station

Three options

1 Metro (includes one transfer)
2 Metro and tram (includes one transfer)
3 Taxi

1 Metro

Take metro line 2 (M2, red line) and go to Deak t�r. Change for M1, go three stops and get off at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. Look for number 22. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 15-20 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy a single ticket for 320 HUF (1.2 EUR).

2 Metro and tram

Take M2 (red line) to Blaha Lujza t�r (one stop). When you walk out of the subway, look for direction 'Moszkva t�r'. Take tram 4 or 6. Go three stops towards the direction of 'Moszkva t�r'. The third stop is Oktogon. The hostel is opposite the tram stop. Look for number 22. We are located between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 15-20 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy a transfer ticket for 490 HUF (1.8 EUR).

3 Taxi

If you wish, you can arrange a taxi through us beforehand. Do NOT hail a taxi. Price is 14-16 euro per transfer.

From D�li train station

Two options

1 Metro (includes one transfer)
2 Taxi

1 Metro

Take M2 to Deak square. Then change for M1 and go three stops towards the direction of Mexik�i �t. Get off at Oktogon.When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. Look for number 22. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Travel fare: you need to buy a single ticket for 320 HUF (1.2 EUR). Journey time: 20-25 minutes.

2 Taxi

If you wish, you can arrange a taxi through us beforehand. Do NOT hail a taxi. Transfer fee is 6-8 euros.

From Airport, Terminal 1

Four options

1 Bus and metro (includes two transfers)
2 Taxi
3 Airport shuttle bus
4 Airport shuttle train

1 Bus and metro

Take the bus number 200 to the underground terminal (Kőb�nya-Kispest).Take M3 (blue line) and go to De�k t�r, where the three metro lines intersect. Change for M1 and travel three stops towards the direction of Mexik�i �t: now you are at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 60-75 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy two single tickets for 640 HUF (2.3 euro) and use one on the bus and then use the other one on the metro.

Important notice: make sure that when you have come out of the airport, you buy your ticket either from a machine or on the bus when boarding. If you buy your ticket when boarding the bus, try to have some change in advance because the driver may not be able to give change. Journey time: 60-75 minutes.

2 Taxi

We can organise an airport pick-up for you for 16 euro per car. If you want a taxi to be arranged for you, please let us know at least two days in advance.

3 Airport shuttle bus

Once you have gone through the customs, look for 'Airport Minibus' signs. Sign up for the traveller list and pay at the customers� desk. Travel fare is 2,990 HUF (10.5 euro) for one way and 4,990 HUF (17.8 euro) for return. For one person it is cheaper than taking the taxi.

4 Airport shuttle train

Airport shuttle trains are now in operation between Ferihegy 1 (Terminal 1) and Nyugati railway station. Trains stop in front of the terminal building. The train terminates at Nyugati main station. For directions from the station, please see Nyugati train station above. For time table, please look for info at the airport. Travel fare is 300 HUF (1.1 euro). Journey time: 20-22 minutes,

From Airport, Terminal 2

Four options

1 Bus and metro (includes two transfers)
2 Taxi
3 Airport shuttle bus
4 Bus and airport shuttle train (includes one transfer)

1 Bus and metro

Take the bus number 200 to the underground terminal (Kőb�nya-Kispest).Take M3 (blue line) and go to De�k t�r, where the three metro lines intersect. Change for M1 and travel three stops towards the direction of Mexik�i �t: now you are at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop.

You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Travel fare: you need to buy two single tickets for 640 HUF (2.3 euro) and use one on the bus and then use the other one on the metro.

Important notice: make sure that when you have come out of the airport, you buy your ticket either from a machine or on the bus when boarding. If you buy your ticket when boarding the bus, try to have some change in advance because the driver may not be able to refund you. Journey time to the hostel: 75-90 minutes.

2 Taxi

We can organise an airport pick-up for you for 19 euro per car. If you want a taxi to be arranged for you, please let us know at least two days in advance.

3 Airport shuttle bus

Once you have gone through the customs, look for 'Airport Minibus' signs. Sign up for the traveller list. You need to pay at the customers� desk. Travel fare is 2,990 HUF (10.5 euro) for one way and 4,990 HUF (17.8 euro) for return. For one person it is cheaper than taking the taxi.

4 Bus and airport shuttle train

Take the bus number 200 to Terminal 1. There you change for the shuttle train. Trains stop in front of the terminal 1 building. The train terminates at Nyugati train station. For directions from the station, please see Nyugati train station above. For time table, please look for info at the airport. Travel fare: 620 HUF (2.2 euro). Journey time: 45-60 minutes.

From N�pliget bus station

Two options

1 Metro (includes one transfer)
2 Taxi

1 Metro

International buses arrive at the N�pliget bus station. Take M3 and take the train that goes to the direction of '�jpest V�rosk�zpont'. Get off at De�k t�r. Change for M1 and go three stops towards the direction of Mexik�i �t and get off at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. Look for number 22.

You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Travel fare: 320 HUF (1.1 euro). Journey time: 25-30 minutes.

2 Taxi

If you wish, you can arrange a taxi through us beforehand. Do NOT hail a taxi. Travel fare: 1,500 � 1,800 HUF (5-6 euro).

Located Near

1. Hős�k tere (Heroes' square)
2. Opera House
3. St. Stephen's Basilica
4. Museum of Fine Arts
5. Margitsziget (Margaret Island)
6. V�rosliget (City Park)
7. Terror H�za (House of Terror)
8. West End City Centre (outlet)
9. House of Parliament
10. L�nch�d (Chainbridge)
11. Budapest Soho

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