Sziget City Hostel

Ó Utca 37, Budapest, Hungary, Distance from city centre: 0.8km

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Our staff is an international mix of well traveled backpackers who take the time to meet every guest with a map of the city, with suggestions of sites to see and the best places to eat and drink. We are all quick to offer tips to ensure you fall in love with Budapest as much as we have and can arrange activities during the day and free staff led meandering pub crawls and other events at night to allow you to make the most of your time in the city.

Sziget City Hostel is centrally located in the downtown area of Budapest, within sight of St. Stephens Basilica, and a block from Budapest's theatre district, with its cafes, bars, restaurants and street food. Our location makes it possible to walk to all the major sites in Budapest (and the best bars!). The local area is the heart of the city's tea house and coffee shop culture and after dark, the center of Budapest's nightlife districts.

We offer guests: sociable indoor and courtyard common areas. Huge, well equipped kitchen, free tea and coffee, and the option to share an at cost communal meal every night. Free Wi-Fi in every room, communal computers and free printing. Free linen and towel hire. Free city maps, lockers, luggage room. Padlock hire. Onsite bar with weekly quiz, karaoke and other events.

Sziget City Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 11:00.

Cancellation policy: 24 h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

General:
24/7 reception.
No curfew.
We have 24-hour check in but we need to know your arrival time so that we are ready for you, so please check your arrival time carefully as we can only ensure your bed for 3 hours after this time. If you are arriving between 00:00 and 08:00 its very important you let us know so we can have a staff member ready for you. You will be required to pay your balance in cash upon arrival.

When you come into the city, please do not change up any money from the airport, or train stations as they have rip off rates. Wait until you get here and we will point you towards the cheapest exchange places. We only accept cash but you can pay in Euros if required.

Regrettably, due to previous experience, we can no longer accept bookings for people under 18 or over 40. If you have booked and are outside of this age please contact us and we will help find you alternative accommodation.

Please note that Budapest has incredibly strict drug laws and we will be enforcing these heavily. Anyone found under the influence of drugs, in possession of drugs or enquiring about drugs during their stay with us will be evicted immediately without refund.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Playstation
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Utensils
  • Wi-Fi
  • WII

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.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Sziget City Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 14:00.
Check out before 11:00.

Cancellation policy: 24 h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

General:
24/7 reception.
No curfew.
We have 24-hour check in but we need to know your arrival time so that we are ready for you, so please check your arrival time carefully as we can only ensure your bed for 3 hours after this time. If you are arriving between 00:00 and 08:00 its very important you let us know so we can have a staff member ready for you. You will be required to pay your balance in cash upon arrival.

When you come into the city, please do not change up any money from the airport, or train stations as they have rip off rates. Wait until you get here and we will point you towards the cheapest exchange places. We only accept cash but you can pay in Euros if required.

Regrettably, due to previous experience, we can no longer accept bookings for people under 18 or over 40. If you have booked and are outside of this age please contact us and we will help find you alternative accommodation.

Please note that Budapest has incredibly strict drug laws and we will be enforcing these heavily. Anyone found under the influence of drugs, in possession of drugs or enquiring about drugs during their stay with us will be evicted immediately without refund.

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From: Budapest Airport
Take the 200E bus towards Kőbanya Kispest and then take the blue Metro line towards Újpest-Központ then get off at Corvin Negyed (Ferenc Körút) metro station, from there you catch 4/6 tram in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér for 6 stops which will be Oktogon. Walk along Teréz 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 Ó utca, we are on the left hand side number 37. Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF (50 Euro) and there are frequent inspectors on site.

By Taxi
Taxis are available from the airport to the hostel. Make sure you go to the Taxi desk, located just outside the arrivals terminal, where they will give you a receipt and send you directly to a taxi. The taxi should cost between 7000 – 9000 Ft (25-30 Euro) on the meter. Do not get a taxi from anyone inside the terminal offering a taxi service as they are not licensed city operators.

Shuttle:
If you prefer we could organize an airport shuttle for 3500huf (11 Euro) that would pick you up at the airport and drop you off at our doorstep. For groups there are cheaper transfers available whose price depend on the size.

From: Nyugati Train station
From here walk left out of the station in the direction of Oktogon. Walk along Teréz körút and take the fifth right down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the road and then the first left is Ó utca, we are on the left hand side number 37.

From: Keleti (International) Train station
Get the number 5, 7 or 173 bus to Blaha Lújza tér (2 stops) or you can walk down Rákóczi út for 10-15 minutes. Then get on the yellow tram 4 or 6 towards Széll Kálmán tér and get off at Oktogon (3 stops). Walk along Teréz Körút (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 Ó utca, we are on the left hand side number 37 . Please buy metro tickets at the station (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF (50 Euro) and there are frequent inspectors on site.

From: Déli Train Station
Take the red Metro line from Déli pályaudvar towards Örs vezér tere then get off at Deák tér metro station, from there you change to the yellow line in the direction of Mexikói út for 3 stops, which will be Oktogon. Walk along Teréz körút (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 Ó utca, we are on the left hand side number 37. Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF (50 Euro) and there are frequent inspectors on site.


From: Népliget Bus Station
Take the blue Metro line from Népliget towards Újpest-Központ then get off at Corvin Negyed (Ferenc Körút) metro station, from there you catch 4/6 tram in the direction of Széll Kálmán tér for 6 stops which will be Oktogon. Walk along Teréz körút (the road the tram is on) away from the intersection (direction tram was traveling) and take your first left down Aradi utca, then turn right at the end of the street and then the first left down Ó utca, we are on the left hand side number 37. Please buy tickets prior to use (350 HUF each) as the fine for not using them is 16,000 HUF (50Euro) and there are frequent inspectors on site.

Located Near

Sziget City Hostel is centrally located in the downtown area of Budapest, within sight of St. Stephens Basilica, and a block from Budapest's theatre district, with its cafes, bars, restaurants and street food. Our location makes it possible to walk to all the major sites in Budapest (and the best bars!). The local area is the heart of the city's tea house and coffee shop culture and after dark, the center of Budapest's nightlife districts.

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