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Carpe Noctem Reviews

Szobi utca 5, 3/8a, Budapest, Hungary

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95%

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2318 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 95%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

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94%

Ah such a good hostel - best atmosphere - would recommend to anybody in Budapest. Get there.


97%

This was my first time traveling solo in a hostel, and carpe noctem is the absolute perfect environment! They have plenty of activities lined up for you and it feels like a group of friends rather than just hostel mates. It made my entire experience!!

  • 12th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Showers and hot water are lousy. Staff is incredibly nice, but usually drunk. Every night they go to retox as the activity which is just a sister hostel. Average experience.


100%

Accommodates for all if you're looking to see the sights, do something adventurous, chill out and lay on the lounge floor hungover, or drink some more. To sum it up, I booked for a weekend, and I'm going back for a couple of weeks because I left my toothpaste and I want it back.


100%

We had an amazing time in Budapest...not least because of all the great stuff you organised for us and told us about. Puppy - good luck back in Australia mate hope you've been saving up for the switch to Chardonnay when you get there. Will & Dan


100%

The perfect hostel if you want to meet a bunch of great people, go on pub crawls, boat trips and just have a lot of fun. But it is exhausting, in the good way. Staff was really friendly and helpful with everything, the hostel is clean and small enough to have the "staying with friends" wibe to it. Thinking of staying here? Do it, you'll never want to leave.


94%

The hostel is everything it advertises itself to be; it's a hostel for young travellers who love to go out every night and have a great time. The staff go out of their way to facilitate a party atmosphere, putting on nightly events for the guests which included pub crawls, river cruise discos and talent shows while I was there (If you get the option, I definitely recommend the river cruise, it was the best time and the views of Budapest at night from the water are fantastic)


100%

This hostel is amazing! They hold family dinners so that you can meet other travellers, as well as nightly events! I will definitely have a home when coming back to Budapest! Staff is helpful and passionate in what they do! Shoutout to the OG crew: giggles, silver, puppy and teabags! You guys are all gems! - your Canadian mate, Mark.


100%

My stay at this Hostel was fantastic! The location is right near everything you need, it's clean and comfortable and very secure. The staff are brilliant, everyone is so friendly and helpful and have great local knowledge. The family dinners really helped you get to know everyone quickly and the activities planned every night are so much fun, and not too pricey. All in all one of the best Hostels I have stayed at. Thanks guys


94%

Carpe Noctem was an amazing experience. Word of warning: read the description of the hostel comprehensively to make sure that it is the place for you. Once you decide that it is, get ready for an unbelievable amount of fun. Carpe Noctem has the friendliest atmosphere of any hostel I have ever seen, and the staff are very cool. It is well located and comfortable enough, but the main drawcard is the activities, particularly at night.


100%

The best hostel I've ever stayed at. The beds are crazy comfy, the hostel is constantly being cleaned and there's free eggs, tea and bread. The absolute best thing though is the staff members, as soon as you walk in the room your instantly family. Everyone you meet there will tell you they came for two days and a couple of months later still haven't left. Just do yourself a favour and book in already, Carpe Noctem is honestly the best place I've ever been and some of the craziest nights.


97%

One of a kind hostel where they welcome you like family. You will definitely make friends here and you will definitely want to come back. They organize activities for the hostel every day and night, you will never be bored or uncomfortable.

  • 26th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

You guys are awesome! keep up the goodwork and please, please, please make it to California!

  • 26th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Dobbiee
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Absolutely loved Carpe Noctem OG! Elly was helpful when I checked in giving me the scoop on Budapest and the different organized nights out. The nights out were a ton of fun, favorite being the boat on Thursdays! The hostel organized tours for you. Beds were super comfy. Came with bread and eggs, tea and coffee. Can be a bit "peer pressurey" but if you don't want to party just stick to it, if you do, have a great time! Left with a feeling of family ❤️


94%

This has been my favorite hostel that i've stayed in! Everyone is so friendly it feels like a little family staying there. I traveled by myself and this is the perfect place for a solo traveler. The hostel organizes so many awesome things for you to do together and makes sure you have the most amazing time in Budapest! I will 100% be back here in the future.

  • 25th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Carpe Notcem was possibly the best place I've stayed in Europe. You feel like you're at a friends place not a hostel! The staff are incredible going to great lengths to make you feel welcome and they made sure you enjoyed your stay. Rooms and bathrooms were always kept spotless. Everything you need is provided--towels, coffee, bread, eggs, and a little kitchen. Every night they organise activities for the guests which are really fun. The worst part was leaving. I'll be back!

  • 24th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This hostel absolutely MADE my experience in Budapest. They left you free to do your own thing during the day, and provided for really fun excursions at night to make sure you took every advantage of every opportunity this great city has. The hostel staff are so warm, welcoming, kind, and hilarious that they truly make you feel at home within a matter of minutes, which, if you are travelling alone and are nervous about doing so, is absolutely crucial.

  • 23rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Carpe Noctem is a fantastic hostel with an energetic and vibrant atmosphere. What makes this hostel so amazing are the passionate staff members that work there. The staff clearly love Budapest and know the town inside and out. They were very knowledgeable and were incredibly helpful. The hostel also offered a lot of events and was in an ideal location. We will definitely be back!


100%

Had such an amazing time staying at Carpe and every night you go out with these guys you are going to have an awesome unforgettable night. Its the perfect hostel for you if you love to party and they take/show you some of the best places to go in Budapest :) Also staff are super helpful and friendly, shout out to Kensey and Steven!! yeyeyey

  • 13th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

This hostel is amazing!!! A great atmosphere - it is not to be in a great mood when you stay here. the staff go out of their way to ensure you have a great time and every night a different event is for you. A to C-belt, Murph and Frame for making my stay here so memorable and enjoyable. Miss this place and the people heaps- would return

  • 3rd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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