Retox Party Hostel
***Please read all this information before booking***
YOU MAY NEVER BE THIS FREE AGAIN!
Retox Party Hostel - the name says it all. This is not a place where people come to cleanse, rejuvenate or detox. It’s a place where people come to drink, get wild and RETOX. It is a close family of drinkers who like to drink at the bar during the day and head out to party at night. If you want to get a good night’s sleep and achieve a lot during the day, this is not the hostel for you, but if you want to see what Budapest’s nightlife has to offer, not be judged and maybe squeeze some sightseeing in between, you have found the right place.
Retox Party Hostel is located in Budapest’s 6 district the heart of the downtown and thus close to all the nightlife hot spots. It runs off Budapest’s “Broadway,” which not only hosts the city’s theatre scene but also Bars and Clubs. Being in the downtown it is also close to some of Budapest’s major sights as well as close to all the major public transport routes to get you wherever you need to go, night and day.
The hostel is an old courtyard building, littered with graffiti from local and international street artists. The courtyard is a backpackers’ bar (which is run by us) and a great place for you to recover from your hangover with a few breakfast beers and meet people from all over the world. Everyone and anyone willing to get accepted will be welcomed with open arms.. we just ask that you do it the Retox way and still respect the local customs and the fact that this is a PARTY hostel by name, and by nature… The hostel is upstairs, and be warned that during your stay you might wake up to the sound of a fellow party member spewing in the bathroom, you may even see/hear people shagging in your room (that’s if you aren’t the one getting lucky!). The rooms themselves are all individually decorated with street art, Retox themed. Our hostel has a mix of private, basic and standard dorm rooms, some with en suite and some with shared bathrooms, an electronic key entry system and with varying numbers of beds (although I wouldn’t worry too much, as this is a place where we define a bed as a place to put your drunken head at the end of the end of the night!)
We are part of the Budapest Party Hostels chain, a group run by backpackers who love to party. We know how hangovers feel so we don’t have check out times or kick you out during the day for cleaning. We don’t like charging for extras so there is free wifi, free computer use, free linen, free tea and coffee, free locker use, free printing as well as a bunch of other things you can hire from the hostel with just a deposit. The Retox crew upon arrival will give you an in depth map reading, filling you in on all the greatest sights and how best to experience them. These guys are hand picked to show you a wicked time, whether it be to help you with whatever you need to know about the city, tours you may want to do, where to get some good local food or the closest place to get booze 24hrs a day, so you can come back and drink with us. We tend to build a close community of newly made groups of friends who want to do everything together: Thermal baths, adventure caving, escape houses, paintballing, beer biking, shooting and many more- all of course armed with drinks and good times. As a result, the Bar is also designed for backpackers with cheap shots, drinking games, drinks specials and is the perfect place to pregame before a big night out….you can check in as either a solo traveller or as part of a group, it doesn’t matter, you will walk away with newly made buddies and memories for a lifetime (if you manage to remember them!)
That’s the day...now the night! A huge part of what we do is get everyone together and personally take them out every night to see what Budapest has to offer. Not only do the Retox crew take you out to the nightlife Budapest is famous for such as the Bath Parties, Party Boats (the best way to see this amazing city) and Ruin Bar Pub Crawls but when the city goes quiet at the beginning of the week, Budapest Party Hostels have made our own events including the infamous Jager Train, Open Mic night and costume Backpacker parties. We always have something going on and more often than not multiple plans to choose from! The only rules we have are about respecting our guests and neighbors and the city noise curfew, other than that we want you to have a wild time and meet amazing people who are like minded about how to party!
- Retox is part of the Budapest Party Hostels brand and is one of the wildest of the bunch. Like the name says, this IS a party hostel, we go out every night, some people drink in the daytime, there is a bar, sometimes sex, and a lot of fun. If you don't like these things, please try a calmer hostel, like our sister hostel Carpe Noctem Vitae.
- Regrettably, due to the fact that this is a licensed premises we can not take bookings for anyone under the age of 18. Also, due to previous experience, we can no longer accept bookings for people over 36. If you have booked and are outside this age, please contact us and we will help find you alternative accommodation.
- Retox welcomes group booking (including University/Erasmus trips, stag and hen dos, sports tours). If you are part of a group booking, please get in touch with us directly and we can hook you up with our group bookings manager who can help you book all sorts of activities in advance!
The hostel itself is newly rennovated internally, but it is situated in an abandoned building so please do not come if you want a brand new, cleaner than clean modern place. You will have to walk through an abandoned courtyard otherwise known as concrete jungle. If you want a nicer place, please go to Carpe Noctem Vitae.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle hire
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Pool Table
- Steam Room
- Towels For Hire
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.
Please check your arrival time carefully as we can only ensure your bed for 3 hours after the time stated. Although we do have 24hr reception, the office is closed from Midnight to 8:00AM, so if you're arriving during those hours please let us know in advance!
We accept cash in HUFs or EUROS only and you will be asked to pay in cash upon arrival.
We have a high tech security system so loss of security card will cost 5000 hufs. Any groups of 5 or more will be required to pay a 5000HUF each to cover any damage caused or keys lost during your stay. This will be returned on checkout depending on damages caused or any hostel property lost.
Also please bare in mind that we are located in a very old Hungarian building and therefore are not equipped to handle those in wheelchairs or otherwise handicapped.
Due to previous experience we regret that we no longer accept bookings from people over the age of 36. We also cannot except guests under the age of 18 due to our onsite bar. Retox is a party hostel so there may be loud and drunk people as residents, If this is not ok, please contact us and we will find more suitable accommodation. Carpe Noctem Vitae is a calmer hostel.
Even though this is a party hostel, please note that this is a community based on respect and any breach of respect to the property, staff or the local community will result in eviction with no refund from the hostel.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
O utca 41,
From: Keleti (International Train Station)
Get the number 5, 7 or 173 bus to Blaha Luijza ter (2 stops) or you can walk down Rakoczi Ut for 10-15 minutes. Then get on the yellow tram 4 or 6 towards Szell Kalman ter and get off at Oktogon (3 stops). Walk along Terez Korut (road the tram is travelling) away from the intersection (direction tram was going) and take your first left down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the street and then the first left down O utca, we are on the left hand side number 41 (Look for the Retox signage).. Please buy metro tickets at the station (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF and there are frequent inspectors on site.
From: Budapest Airport
Take the 200E bus towards Kőbanya Kispest and then take the blue Metro line towards Ujpest-Kozpont then get off at Corvin Negyed (Ferenc Korut) metro station, from there you catch 4/6 tram in the direction of Szell Kalman ter for 6 stops which will be Oktogon. Walk along Terez korut (road the tram is on) away from the intersection (direction tram was travelling) and take your first left down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the street and then the first left down O utca, we are on the left hand side number 41 (Look for the Retox signage). Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF and there are frequent inspectors on site.
From: Nepliget Bus Station
Take the blue Metro line from Nepliget towards Ujpest-Kozpont then get off at Corvin Negyed (Ferenc Korut) metro station, from there you catch 4/6 tram in the direction of Szell Kalman ter for 6 stops which will be Oktogon. Walk along Terez korut (road the tram is on) away from the intersection (direction tram was travelling) and take your first left down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the street and then the first left down O utca, we are on the left hand side number 41 (Look for the Retox signage). Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF and there are frequent inspectors on site.
From: Deli Train Station
Take the red Metro line from Deli palyaudvar towards Ors vezer tere then get off at Deak ter metro station, from there you change to the yellow line in the direction of Mexikoi Ut for 3 stops, which will be Oktogon. Walk along Terez korut (Burger King side) away from the intersection and take your first left down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the street and then the first left down O utca, we are on the left hand side number 41 (Look for the Retox signage). Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF and there are frequent inspectors on site.
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