Penthouse Privates is what you have been searching for but never before found. Located in King street (Kiraly), you don't get better locations, a street from Broadway, restaurants opposite your building but far away enough from bars that they don't cause you disturbance. Public transport in every direction, yet you are no more than 15 minutes walk from everything you need.
The staff at Penthouse Privates don't just own the apartment you sleep in, they have years' experience of working in sociable and friendly award winning hostels who know that you want more than a key to your room, you've been looking for that personal touch, a full map reading with tailor made recommendations for the city that are just right for you and your party. Clean, light sunny rooms, relaxing common space, great facilities, a kitchen and of course private rooms. On top of that, an option of daily and nightly program which you can take part in where you can meet other travelers not staying at your place.
The hostel is called penthouse because it is on the lofty top of the fourth floor in an old 19th century building. therefore there are 130 stairs with no elevator leading to the top floor.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- No Curfew
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Towels Included
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: 24h advance notice
Payment upon arrival by cash only!!
Check in from 14.00 (though you are welcome to come by the hostel from 10.30 onwards provided you email ahead of time)
Check out before 12.00
Please ensure that the arrival time you have stated is correct so that we can be sure to have someone at the hostel to greet you as the reception is not 24hours. Be sure to confirm your arrival time via email upon completion of your booking. If you at any point need to change your arrival time please let us know.
Breakfast not included
Payments in cash only
Do not hail a cab in the city ever, if you need a taxi please call a reputable taxi firm.
If you have a UK or Canadian bank card you may experience problems getting cash out, don't panic, but wait until you get to an OTP bank where you should be fine.
A quick reminder: The hostel is called penthouse because it is on the lofty top of the fourth floor in an old 19th century building. Therefore there are 130 stairs with no elevator leading to the top floor. Call up when you arrive (buzzer #27) and let us know if you would like some help with your luggage! No wheelchair access.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Nyugati train station:
Take the 4/6 tram, in the opposite direction of Szell Kalman Ter, for 2 stops which will be Kiraly Utca. Get off here, turn back on yourself and Kiraly Utca will be to your left.
Walk Down Kiraly utca past the first block and the entrance will be located on your right between a textile shop and a internet cafe at number 56 (we are also across from the restaurant Frici Papa). Our buzzer is #26, just call up and we can let you in (let us know if you need help with your bags while conquering those stairs!)
From Keleti International train station:
Take the bus no. 5, 7 or 173 two stops to Blaha Luijza Ter and then get on the 4/6 tram in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér M for 2 stops which will be Kiraly utca.
Then follow directions as above.
From Liszt Ferenc International Airport (there are 2 options):
1. Have us help you to arrange a safe reliable airport pick up ahead of time for just 5800 forint (16Euro). The taxi company can also arrange somebody to wait for you with your name-plate at the arrival gate for 5.390 forint (18.8 Euro). Please email the hostel to book.
2. Take the 200E bus towards Kobanya Kispest and then take the blue Metro line towards Ujpest-Kozpont getting off at Nyugati train station.
From here you can follow the directions listed at the very top to get you to the hostel from Nyugati Train Station
From Nepliget International bus station:
Take the blue metro line in the direction of Ujpest-Kozpont for 8 stops and get off at Nyugati Palyaudvar. From here you can follow the directions listed at the very top to get you to the hostel from Nyugati Train Station
From Deli Train Station:
Take the metro line leaving from Deli towards Örs vezér tere M and get off at Blaha Luijza Ter and then get on the 4/6 tram in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér M for 2 stops which will be Kiraly utca.
Then walk Down Kiraly utca past the first block and the entrance will be located on your right between a textile shop and a internet cafe at number 56 (we are also across from the restaurant Frici Papa). Our buzzer is #26, just call up and we can let you in (let us know if you need help with your bags while conquering those stairs!)
*IMPORTANT: for public transport, you need a ticket each time you get on a bus, tram or metro, even when you change lines. Tickets are sold at newsagent/tobacconist kiosks and every metro station. A single ride costs 350 Forint (a little over 1 Euro). Validate your ticket before you get on.
The metro runs between 4:30 am and 11:20 pm.
There are no better locations than Penthouse Privates.
Located on King street, if you go onto the street you will see the local famous restaurants and bars; take a right and you're on the Broadway street with theaters and awesome cafe bars including the famous Instant.
Take a left and you are on the swanky and upmarket restaurant street of Liszt Ferenc Ter, both of which are broken up by the Champs Elysee of Budapest, Andrassy.
Public transport is in every direction; tram, troli, metro.