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Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

I would only recommend this hostel if you really have a tight budget. If you can afford something a little bit more expensive, make yourself a favour and don't stay here. The rooms are good sized, but the bathrooms are shared and in 4 days that I stayed there they were never cleaned, so it was disgusting. The location is...

1Thank yamilenajar
Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed 11 August 2013

at no point were we guests in this hostel. you need to give your passport to use the kitchen and then they want a deposit for a cup. there is no social atmosphere and the staff are pretty slow and less than helpful. the one redeeming feature was the price and and double rooms. the location is not too bad...

Thank Rutherbeard
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The hostel is a great place for a good visit, we were there for 3 nights and only had good experiences there. The rooms are comfortable and a great size, only thing to say about the rooms is that there is no aircondition. About the facilities i will say that, the system of renting kitchen tools is a bit annoying,...

1Thank YummeYumme
Reviewed 25 March 2013

It is a very decent quality hostel, very recently renovated, near the Gellert hill and close to the historic center. Very nice personel, very large facility but still comfortable. There are showers in rooms, but it has no toiletts, you have to use the once at the corridor. I guess it is OK for this type of hostel. Since the...

Thank Istvan K
Reviewed 10 August 2012

We chose City Hostel Buda for the price and it certainly was cheap. Rooms were fine, as were shared bathrooms. Location is pretty average, 30 to 40 mins walk to the city. The reception set up is a bit chaotic for such a large hostel with big queues always waiting for keys, info etc. The guy that was on reception...

Thank lauranada
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Hi, If you are looking for a room(rather Bed you can say) for just 20Euros per night for two bedroom.Then you can choose this. I had stayed here for two days for 38EURs Beware, other than the bed you need to pay for everything else. you have a room which has 2 single beds. a small room to take shower....

2Thank santhu_lm
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 23 August 2011

When i was looking for a place in Budapest i was looking for a cheap and close to city place to sleep. the plus of the hostel was the price, clean, silent and the nice staff. the minus were this bloody hill (if you don' have a car, good luck with the "trekking" on the hill), the lack of toilet...

Thank Thanasis89
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 14 August 2011

We stayed four nights at City Hostel Buda during a recent backpacking trip through Central Europe. The price was great. The room was simple, no kitchen or toilet in room but we had two twin beds, a sink and a shower. The toilet and kitchen were near our room in the hallway. This hostel is not in the 'happening' part...

Thank TimandEllie
Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed 27 July 2011

I stayed in the hostel for just one night. I quite liked it. It's not the fanciest place you can hang out, but if you just want to have a decent and clean place where to sleep, go for it! The place is actually a student dorm used in summer as a hostel. So yeah, you can imagine long corridors...

1Thank susanaferenc
Reviewed 25 July 2011

This place felt like a hospital, really! The guy at reception didn't know his head from his thumb and was incapable of giving me proper directions. I packed my bags the next day and left! Budapest is a fun place and this hostel is far from being fun!

1Thank jjust

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Staying in Gellert Hill

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Gellert Hill
If you want to treat your camera to some amazing scenery, Gellért Hill is a must on your itinerary. A funicular journey from the Chain Bridge along the hillsides provides a fast connection between Buda and Pest, hoisting visitors to panoramic vistas. Once on top of the hill, you’ll find the Citadel dominate the landscape with its imposing 19th century construction, a site that’s hard to keep your eyes on without being distracted by the phenomenal view over the Danube and the eight bridges crossing. Once on Gellért Hill however, one mustn’t miss the famous Gellért Baths. Budapest is renown for its thermal waters and its baths, and the Gellért Baths are housed in an impressive art nouveau structure. Its interior design, with its many mosaics, recalls the preceding relationships the city has had with healing springs and saunas, traditionally used within this neighborhood since the Ottoman Empire.
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“You have a shower, mini fridge and a lot of storage in your room! ”
 of 5 bubbles 850annan, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the end of the hallway don't have a good wifi reception.”
 of 5 bubbles ma_gorzatar348, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you want good wifi reception choose the room near the reception”
 of 5 bubbles 979matevzb, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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