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Gaia Guesthouse Reviews

Kossuth Lajos utca 17, Budapest, Hungary

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46 Total Reviews
  • 97%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 98%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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Great hostel for small groups or couples. We stayed in a three bed room, felt like we had our own flat. The kitchen was well equipt. The staff were brilliant, very helpful with great advice. Wouldn't say it was a good set up to meet other travellers, but that wasnt an issue for us. Loved our stay would stay again.


Gaia Guesthouse is a great little hostel at a perfect location within the lively districts. Its small scale and terribly kind staff makes it a joy to stay.


Very comfortable and clean hostel right in the heart of Budapest!


Great stay at this hostel. Gaia is run by a woman named Judit who is extremely helpful and easy on the eye too. The location is okay, less than a minute from the nearest metro underground stop.


Great location, one minute from Astoria station basically in Budapest center. The owner is very kind, and upon arrival we were given refreshments and talked through cheapest places to eat and local attractions. She encouraged us to socialize and introduced us to the other travelers. Room was very nice and comfortable. Two nice shower rooms and two toilets on our side of the accommodation, more on the other side. Extremely affordable, best value for money of our trip.


Lovely place, it was like being home Good located, really comfortable and clean,just ten minutes far from the party

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


This is the best Hostel in Budapest, not only because of the great location and comfortable rooms, but mainly because of the service provided by the owner, which has been amazing. Thanks for everything.

  • 7th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


judith was an excellent host and we felt great; thanks for all judith and keep it on;y're doing a great job!!!

  • 23rd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Amazing stay! At the first sight from the main road it does not look that good but it is inside in the building 4th floor and you have a really private atmosphere. Very friendly and helpul staff, trying to make your stay even more comfortable. Perfect location for sightseeing through the city and also a few roads from the main nightlife area - I can really recommend this hostel a will for sure stay there again when comming to Budapest!!


Charming hostess, and incredibly spacious and comfortable living, conveniently located. When I was staying, it was a friendly and social place, although in a smaller hostel perhaps that just depends on who else is staying!

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