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Carpe Noctem Vitae

Erzsebet korut 50, Budapest, Hungary
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92%Rating

  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Hostelworld says:

Carpe Noctem Vitae was rated the 3rd best small hostel chain worldwide at the 2011 Hoscars. This sociable, party-oriented hostel offers a welcoming atmosphere with staff who are 'super helpful and friendly and will be sure to include you in the activities', according to Hoselworld users. They host nightly pub crawls and frequent dinners and on traveller told us that guests looking for a quiet night can 'hang back at the hostel and play Guitar Hero, use the Wi-Fi or relax on the balcony'.

Property Information:

Carpe noctem vitae is the hostel with facilities, ambience, and soul! If you want something more from a hostel than just a bed, from the people who work and live there, if you want a community, an experience, and an atmosphere bursting with creativity, excitement and fun... welcome to Vitae, welcome to real hostel life.

As part of the Budapest Party Hostels' Brand we are the least wild of the four, we still go out every night drinking, but also offer you a range of different options, and have a great environment with chill areas if you want to stay in too. We offer clean,. bright spacious rooms, with hard to beat security and the real difference, attentive and caring staff who actually take an interest in all parts of your stay in Budapest.

60% of our total floor space is sociable space so that there is a ton of room for you to chill, or play games, meet people or watch DVDs. We have 2 large modern kitchens, for you to cook for yourself or for us to cook for you, as we have in house cook-ups almost every night for just the cost of the ingredients.

We know that Budapest is not just about tours, castles and churches which is why we organise something every night with a group program, but we also can suggest other cultural or party ideas for you as we like to keep a finger on the pulse of what is going on in the city. If for any reason you are not interested in the evening event we plan, don't worry as we can tell you a host of other things going on in the city.

We are relaxed and chilled-out people who need to be at walking distance of everything from major sights, corner shops, supermarkets, pubs, clubs and restaurants, so we have located ourselves in the middle of it all, AND in between major public transport methods if walking is too far.

We have smoking areas for smokers on our terrace overlooking the view of the Basilica, and the rest of it non smoking for non smokers. We not only offer free tea and coffee, but we will also sell you cheap beer and cider in case taking the lift downstairs is too much for you.

We have entertainment central with a darts board, table football, guitar heroes and even chess to stop you from getting bored.

But more importantly, we know Budapest inside out and love it, so we want to share why we love it with you. We will spend a long time with you on check in (after we have made you a cup of tea or coffee which is always free) telling you all about what we love, and asking you what you might love. We'll point out all the cool places, places with discounts, sights to see, things to enjoy, culture to soak up and parties to not remember in the morning!

A week with us will include karaoke nights, backpackers' parties, live music with open mic nights, mad epic pub crawls, party boats, bath parties, cheap drink nights and much much more. Of course we are flexible and open to suggestions, so you let us know what you like and we'll see if we can get the group along.

Carpe Noctem Vitae is suitable for single travellers and small groups who like to meet people, but also has the space for larger groups as well, as long as you want to get involved!

We are all native English speakers, live in staff who are sociable, friendly, open, and can't wait to meet you!

Please note:
Regrettably, 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.

*We do not accept stag/ bachelor/ bucks parties here but alternatively you can book one of our sister hostels Grandio Party Hostel or Retox Party Hostel.
Best For: Home Cooking, Parties

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  • Carpe Noctem Vitae says

    I'd say that Carpe Noctem Vitae is definitely for travellers who like to go out at night but who also enjoy seeing the city and being a tourist during the day. It's a sociable place and we've got a whole range of night-time programs, inclyding free pub crawls, backpackers' parties and party boats. I really think people like us for our community and the welcoming nature of the hostel. Every night the staff at the hostel cook dinner for their guests and get everyone involved before heading out at night.
    Since we're a party hostel we cater to travellers aged 18 to 36, solo travellers as well as bigger groups who enjoy a sociable and fun hostel.
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      Ellen, Staff
  • Hostelworld Guests Say

    Wow, what a week!!! We felt like we became part of the family, they were super friendly and gave us such good information. Be prepared to party, get involved!! And join the crowd struggling to wake up in the morning. Its well worth it, we could see how people never want to leave. :)
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      Anonymous, Canada, Female, 18-24
  • Latest Review

    Great hostel, great vibe and great staff. The perfect hostel to stay at if you are looking for a PARTY but also interested in seeing what the city has to offer in the day. Really good for people traveling solo. The staff gave a detailed map reading (thanks tinks!) on where to go and what to do which was really helpful. I understand why so many people stay and never want to leave !
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      Anonymous, Australia, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • PlayStation
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included


Hostel Awards

  • 2014 Hoscar Winner
  • 3rd
  • Best Small Hostel Chain
  • 2012 Hoscar Winner
  • 3rd
  • Best Small Hostel Chain
  • 2014 3rd Best Small Hostel Chain
  • 2012 3rd Best Small Hostel Chain

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Policies

  • Age Restriction


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, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

If anybody wishes to stay at our Hostel over Christmas please note that our check in will be closed from the 24th to 26th of December 2013.





Carpe Noctem Vitae Located at Erzsebet korut 50, , Budapest.
Carpe Noctem Vitae
Hungary
Budapest Budapest 1073 Erzsebet korut 50
92% 2153
47.5023009 19.0663433
Carpe Noctem Vitae
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