Pal's hostel is not a regular hostel, but a chain of apartments in the center of Budapest around the St. Stephen's Basilica. If you favour privacy and want to stay at a place that feels just like home, come to Pal's Hostel Budapest.
We won the Hoscar of 'Best hostel in Hungary 2013':)
Enjoying the privacy of your own apartment doesn't mean you have to miss our personal attention. Our reception desk is next to St. Stephen's Square and our staff will be glad to help you planning your stay, giving information and an individual view on Budapest.
We offer airport pick up and drop off (for 24 EUR for up to 4 persons: this means 6 EUR per person, while public transport is about 3 EUR per person).
Things to note:
Please note that you can check-in to your room from 14:00. If you arrive before that we can lock up your luggage and you can wait in our 'lobby'.
Please also note that we can not accept credit cards.
Please note that our rooms called 'Basic Double Bed Private (Shared Bathroom)' are literally with double beds.
Please also note that we have no elevator for the rooms with shared bathrooms (but they’re only on the 1st and 2nd floors:)).
And we have no A/C:(
'This is not a party hostel.
Our rooms/apartments are in different buildings (very close to each other:)). There are also local residents living in these buildings. Please mind their sleep. Don't be loud after 10 pm. You can have parties in 500 meters:)
Our reception desk opens from 10 am to 10 pm. But you can check-in at night as well. We'll contact you for detailed information of your arrival to estimate your check-in time:)
The hostel is in the very downtown of Budapest, within walking distance of the "Soho of Budapest' - Opera House, plenty of theatres and music clubs and a wide-ranging choice of restaurants, cafs and pubs.
Traditional sight-seeing spots like Heroe's Square or Buda Castle are also within easy reach and the Danube is only 5 minutes by foot.
It is the ideal base for exploring Budapest's sights and night life, in a beautiful and calm area.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Airport transfers
- Breakfast not included
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Pet Friendly
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Our reception desk is open from 10 am to 10 pm every day. If you arrive later than 10 pm we will come back to let you in.
We will contact you for detailed information about your arrival - such as train or flight details - a few days before your arrival.
Please note that you can take your room from 14:00. If you arrive earlier we can lock up your luggage at the reception from 10 am.
We can pick you up at the airport for €24 for 1-4 people; this means if there’s four of you it’s only €6 per person, while public transport is about €2.50 per person. Please send us an email if you're interested.
Please also note that we aren't able to accept credit card payments so your remaining balance should be paid in cash.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
In our confirmation letter you can find a google map how to walk to the hostel from the biggest underground junction called 'Deak Ferenc ter'.
From the airport terminals: Bus number 200 to the terminus (‘Kőbánya-Kispest’ metro terminus), change to Metro 3 (blue line) to ‘Deak Ferenc ter’ (10th stop). It takes approx. 1 hour and 20 minutes. You’ll need tickets for the public transport. Or you can choose our quick and easy airport transfer service (€24).
From ‘Keleti’ Railway Station: Metro 2 (red line) to ‘Deak Ferenc ter’ (3rd stop), approx. 20 minutes.
From ‘Deli’ Railway Station: Metro 2 (red line) to ‘Deák Ferenc tér’ (4th stop), approx. 20 minutes.
From 'Kelenfold' Railway Station: Tram no. 49 to the terminus, 'Deak Ferenc ter' (11th stops, approx 40 minutes.
From 'Nepliget' Bus Station: Metro 3 (blue line) to 'Deak Ferenc ter' (6th stop), approx. 30 minutes.
The hostel is in the very centre of downtown.
You can easily get to most of the sights on foot such as Saint Stephen Basilica, Chain Bridge, Parliament, Andrassy Avenue, Opera House, Great Synagogue, Vaci Street, Vorosmarty Square and a lot of restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, party places on foot as well, like Anker Club, Castro Bistro and
Other important sightseeing spots like Buda Castle, Heroes' Square or the Baths are also very close (20-30 min).
The Danube bank is only five minutes walk away!