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Carpe Noctem Vitae Reviews

Erzsebet korut 50, Budapest, Hungary

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91%

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1991 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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97%

Carpe Nocturn Vitae is a fine example of exactly what it says it is, a party hostel. If your not ready to get drunk and debaucherous with a group of awesome people then steer clear. I honestly thought I could but after 3 nights I was a soulless shell of a human being. Definitely worth the experience though, and the place has the best atmosphere of any hostel I've been to. Stayed at retox too, in my opinion carpe nocturn vitae is better.


100%

Definitely a party hostel! You won't get away with not going out there and the nights out are amazing, the whole hostel goes out together and there is an organised night every night. Standards were excellent, a family meal every night and the best part about it was the people who ran it. So amazingly helpful and friendly and are the sole reason for the great atmosphere that comes with the place. I would definitely recommend a visit to anyone wanting to have a great time ( free table football!).

  • 10th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This was the most fun I've ever had at a hostel. The staff were absolutely incredible getting everyone involved in whatever was happening so no one felt out of place. And the place itself has really nice places to chill out and meet people if partying isn't your thing. I will definitely be returning some day in the future.

  • 9th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Best hostel I have stayed at yet, staff were awesome and so were the guests. Everyone was so nice and also an awesome location with a major tram Line right outside, short walks from best bars and clubs and restaurants


83%

Good hostel but this goes above beyond the title of your usual party hostel... it is ONLY a party hostel.. as in dont stay here unless you wanna party. Staff were great and super knowledgeable but yeah be prepared for 3am squealing girls.


77%

Suuuuuuper fun. Excellent relaxed party atmosphere. Disgusting rooms and dribbling shower heads. But so fun.


100%

This was the best hostel we have stayed at. Amazing facilities, staff and atmosphere. The nightly events were great, and we were genuinely sad to leave. Would definitely recommend.


100%

Awesome as always. Great staff, great guest. Parties are quality, something for everyone. And i even slept a little. Very decent.


94%

Met great people and made new friends The atmosphere was brilliant, a good mix of partying and relaxed. In terns if location, it's situated perfectly: close enough to train station; near the ruin bars; not far from the terror house baths and zoo, next to a major tram line.

  • 5th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This place is awesome, the staff is open friendly and will easily be a great drinking buddy if your that socially awkward. The atmosphere is for the party people so if your not trying to be that...don't, just don't be a kill joy on other peoples good time (you know who you are).


66%

If you want to party and don't care about cleanliness/quiet too much its great. Not somewhere to go to relax though. The staff are very knowledgable.


91%

The staff were brilliant, always up for going out and doing things. The location is right on the main road where all of the bars are, you can't complain at that! It's right on the top floor of a block of apartments which you need a key code to access. Once on the top floor you then use your electronic wrist key to open the door to the hostel and your room. Overall, I would definitely go back to Carpe Noctem Vitae.


100%

Words cannot describe how AMAZING this hostel is! If you want to have a really fun time and experience Budapest at it's best, then you MUST stay here! Despite some hiccups with our booking, the staff were bloody fantastic at making it up to us! BIG shoutout to Frame who personally paid for our boat party tickets

  • 1st Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This place has literally provided me with some of the happiest memories of my life so far. At Vitae, you are instantly made to feel like one of the family and both staff and guests help create the awesome social atmosphere that makes the hostel such a great place to be. It's always worth getting involved in the nights out that the hostel runs as they are all a guaranteed good time. Shout out to Emily, Cyclops and Frame for making my time as memorable and enjoyable as it was!


91%

Carpe is my favourite hostel in Europe. Staff are freakish nice


54%

Indeed a party hostel. Hated the bracelet system at first but I admit it saved my ass one night when coming back to the hostel completely wasted. Excellent location. The staff were cool and knowledgeable but way too laidback to run the hostel. As a result it was filthy and various things (wifi, showers) didn't work.


94%

I recommend Carpe Noctem when staying in Budapest! The staff are very helpful and friendly. When I arrived I was given a great insight into things to do in the city, places to eat etc. If you're a solo traveller who wants to meet


66%

This is a purely party hostel, people are crazy there!

  • 29th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Egypt
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Amazing staff and in a prime location! There's a party every night and the staff are happy to help you out with local hotspots and activities! Will definitely be back !

  • 28th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

The staff here were AMAZING, could not be nicer or more helpful, definitely made you feel welcome and part of the crew. The people and atmosphere in the hostel were also amazing, it may not be the prettiest of places but it is definitely worthwhile staying if you want to have fun. Was a bit awkward to find the hostel in the dark, but the directions are clear, I'm just not that good at following them.


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