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Big Fish Budapest Hostel Reviews

1st floor/door 1 (Doorbell 11), Erzsebet krt. 33, Budapest, Hungary

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93%

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477 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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89%

The hostel was near a lot of restaurants and about a 20 minute walk to some of the sites so I walked most places but there was public transportation that takes you to it. The staff was really nice and helpful!

  • 17th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Had a great stay here! friendly, SUPER helpful staff, good atmosphere, and a good location. super clean, right around the corner from tons of bars and restaurants and within walking distance to everything you want to see in Budapest. small hostel so it's very easy to meet people.


100%

The staff are very friendly

  • 3rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Really good location and kind staffs. the beds are quiet old... but room and bathroom were okay.


91%

super nice and clean, the rooms were big also and the bathrooms were really big which helps!


97%

Greatest hostel! I had so much fun and all of the staff were so welcoming and helpful! Everyone visiting Budapest should stay here!


89%

Great staff and good location.


91%

Loved this SUPER clean, really friendly hostel. Great location. Highly recommnd. Went to another hostel after this and was horribly disappointed.


100%

Friendliest and most helpful staff I've ever met, very home-like atmosphere (the fact you can't have your shoes on does make it feel like you're at home just in a different country with new flat mates). Great facilities (iMac, library, games, giant lockers) and overall very clean ambient. Location couldn't be better, just next to a lot of restaurants and convenience stores. I had a great time with people there and would definitively love to come back to Budapest to stay there again.


100%

This place is amazing! Great staff, clean hostel, family like atmosphere, just perfect!! Alex is the new Dan!! :p


91%

Lovely staff, clean and cozy with a propper coffee machine.


100%

Big Fish hostel was an amazing place to stay. Great location, super friendly staff, everything clean, very close to city centre and bike rental station. There was plenty of space in the room, power outlet right next to the bed and enough lockers. Bathrooms were clean and I love the idea of bucket lists on the toilet :) Funny reading and contributing.


91%

Fantastic staff and great location, easy to find and close to public transport.


83%

Nice experience! The hostel is little and really familiar. The room was very good, enough space for luggage and very clean. The bathrooms were excelent as the kitchen. The negative point is the social life, because of its size, people don't interact that much. Totally approved!


89%

We loved staying at Big fish Budapest. The staff was great, the hostel felt cozy, like home. We instantly fell in love with it. The staff helped us a lot with visiting the city, and suggesting about restaurants. And also the location is nice. near the tram, metro and the centre of the city! Nice

  • 23rd Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovenia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

I loved Big Fish! The staff members were helpful and knowledgeable about the city, the facilities were clean and colorful, and the atmosphere is just perfect. Stay at Big Fish when you're in Budapest!


94%

Very quirky hostel, suited my personality very well. Staff extremely friendly, room had ample space for storage. Very easy to meet other travellers in the common room, although I would call it more like a family room as that was the warm vibe it gave off.


89%

Big fish is a great place and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. One thing though, the manager is rude to his staff and sometimes the people at the hostel. At first I thought he was a traveler with a bad attitude but then found out after he was the manager. Luckily he's not really around much so your stay should be amazing!


100%

The Big Fish Hostel's been just great! The staff was very friendly, easy going and helped if we needed anything. The hostel itself got very nice rooms, the community room is very comfortable and a great place to hang out. Everything was clean and very well equipped (for example if you wanna cook). We really liked it a lot und will come back definitely!

  • 16th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

The location was pretty nice. The dorms were very large and spacious although, the common area was smaller than expected.


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