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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel was quite dissapointing. Lights didnt work, it was cluttered and quite dirty in places. No toilet roll and we each had just one towel for the entire stay. A group of men lurked on the balcony all day every day which was very intimidating and our balcony was used by the hostel to dry their linen on. The... More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice and cousy hostel close to metro station (1 min by walk). From the first moment u fell there like at home. Very clean. We had very nice time there and will come back if we stay in Budapest again. The owner is awesome guy! :-)

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Thank Markéta Ř
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap location Had to wait approx. 10 minutes for the host (we had arrived late) Restaurant This hotel is about 5 minutes from the restaurants in Buda and about a 20 minute walk from the hotel in Pest. The restaurants are all excellent and fairly inexpensive. Very nice

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Thank Slavko B
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had a great time at this hotel, the vibe is very good, it is very artistic and free feeling. I met the owner Czaba who is a mens man, he will take care of everything you need. The place is decorated beatufuly and tastefuly, and building is a real buty, a real antique building with a court yard full... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely hostel with very comfortable rooms. This is the second time I have stayed this year. Metro station 1 min walk, supermarket across the road and directly opposite the parliament building on the buda side of the Danube. Very handy for all the main sites in the city. The owner could not be more helpful and pleasant. All facilities from... More 

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Thank Garcia M
Brussels, Belgium
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed 5 nights here with a friend. We booked a double room, but got a nice bigger room instead. The owner is very friendly and helpful. The room and common areas were clean and the rooms and building give you a specific ambiance. There were some renovations, so it will be fresh in summer. The only downside was the... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Great location. Short walking distance to most important places in Budapest. A lot of small cafe's nearby. Santico Art Hostel is close to metro station. Cheap supermarket is 1 minutes walking. The best view on the Parliament from the nearlest square.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

We were in this hostel for 2 nights. We booked room for 2, but the woner gave us bigger room for free. really nice hostel, for party friends or couples it´s awesome.. Subway station 'batthyany ter' 3 minutes by walk. Across the hostel is beautiful caffe 'Coyote bar'

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Thank Jan P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

I'll start with the only downside - the hostel is located very near to a church, and if you are someone who likes a lie-in, or will be partying hard the night before, this might not be the best bet for you. You will be woken up at 7am by the church bells. Everything else is fantastic. Friendly owner, relaxed... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

We were a bit unsure with this hostel when the owner left us waiting for an hour for him to turn up and let us in, but I really enjoyed my time here! I stayed here for 4 nights during a one month around Europe with this being the cheapest place I stayed. The hostel is really quaint and has... More 

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Additional Information about Santico Art Hostel and Guesthouse

Address: Iskola ter 31, Budapest 1214, Hungary (Formerly Antique Guest House and Hostel)
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Price Range: £21 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Quadrupal room for one person in a cost of a hotel room was great for me”
 of 5 bubbles 290tomask, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Try for upstairs if you can, but it seems so busy you may not get a choice :)”
  • Paper-thin curtains but lovely room
  • Bedroom, few pillows
 of 5 bubbles AileenE978, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you are travelling solo or with a bunch of friends, then come here. It's not luxury, but it's very, very nice for the price. Much better than some hostels. We even had a coach in our quadruple room. Besides, everyone is friendly. It feels like home.”
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 of 5 bubbles NadiaMa, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Get a room away from the central yard”
 of 5 bubbles jojo589, 17 Apr 2011 | Read review
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