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HomePlus Hostel Reviews

Balassi Bálint utca No27, Budapest, Hungary

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89%

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1430 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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34%

The administration of the hostel is very amateur. There are only two dirty toillets for more than 20 guests, the breakfast is totally weak and the staff is intimidating, in others words, you dont feel like in your own house, as is said when you arrive there.


100%

I stayed in the 8 bed dorm which was excellent. Comfy beds, enough privace, safe lockers for your luggage. Facilities are cool, organized a car racing champ. with the others on wii :) You meet in Homeplus hostel a lot of cool faces, I even continued my trip with one of the guests. Staff made us stick together and get extremely social!! CHEERS!!

  • 16th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Waaay the best hostel ever! Staff is so helpful, first I tought I was in some thai, high quality boutique hotel :) Without any doubt, these guys are here really to make your stay memorable and enjoy the hostel and the city. Breakfast is very nice with the owner's home made marmalade and pub crawls with the palinka, well can't really remember but must have been awesome :) We will definitely come back! Vinnie&Larissa

  • 16th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. It was almost like living in a home with roommates. The free dinners were amazing, and the pubcrawls were outstanding. Met so many awesome people, and the staff were extremely helpful and became like friends too.


97%

This has been my favorite hostel throughout my euro travels. The hungarian dinners are amazing and the staff is truly wonderful. Free fresh towels, a plethora of tea and coffee are icing on the cake. The common areas made it super easy to meet people and you're close to all the awesome attractions. I'll stay here any time I come back to budapest!


100%

Awesome hostel!! Wonderful people I'll stay there again in a heart beat. Thanks guys!


89%

shower has leakin problem. would be better to have more toilet (now one for each gender). good to have traditional hungarian dinner for free three times a week.


97%

This was a super-rad Hostel. though it was a bit out of the way of the main attractions, I wouldn't let that stop anyone from staying there. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.


97%

The hostel is located at Jaszai Mari Ter, which can be reached quite easily by tram 2/4/6. The atmosphere and the staff are very friendly here, there are also wi-fi in the room, but not only in the reception area. And the price here are quite economical (breakfast is included!). The only issue is that the rooms are unlocked which may raise some concerns of the security. Luckily, they got lockers under the bed where at least I can put my stuffs inside.


80%

The hostel was an overall nice experience, the beds were good bathrooms alright. But my main problem was most of the staff didn't seem to be excited about their job. When I was checked in I wasn't shown around I was just pointed to my room and so I knew nothing about breakfast, dinner ect. The staff also made no/little attempt to speak to you. Even when a knew member of staff started their shift they would just sit at the desk and watch tv shows, I would have at least like a hello!


91%

The dinners, verbal overview of sites, and various recommendations come across as a refreshing effort of a staff doing their part to make sure we get the most out of the city. Location is not "central", but its not far from anything. They're short on showers, floors can get creaky.


83%

Came back to this hostel because i knew what to expect. Great rooms, and common space. It's very social before 10 but quiets down when people go out for the night. Only real downside is that there is 1 male and 1 female toilet. Otherwise it's a great place, though a bit of a walk to the bars


94%

Hard to describe exactly, but the atmosphere really was Homey! Very small hostel, but full to the brim of likeminded travellers. Amazing chill area, breakfast included and they even give you free dinner every few days!! Staff were AMAZING. Met a lot of awesome people. No locks on the room doors, or key cards, but you have a cubby with a lock. I felt completely safe there as a solo female traveler! Budapest is amazing in everyway.. go to the baths! And ruin bars!


69%

Amazing atmosphere, but not with bed bugs on the place. Me and some friends had trouble for some days because of dermatological lesions and pruritus because of those bugs, unfortunately acquired in the hostel. Some furnishes made with recycled wood, which is not a trouble until you need to deeply clean them. Lockers aren't safe as well, made with the same material as the beds.


97%

Great hostel with great people, would definitely stay here again

  • 28th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

HomePlus is probably the best hostel I've stayed in. The staff are great there and so helpful and the atmosphere is the best. They cook you a free traditional Hungarian dinner like 3 times a week, it's the best way to meet everyone and so yummy!! I would definitely stay here again, it's so much fun and such a good vibe. It's also walking distance or a short tram ride from main attractions.

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


94%

Great location, lovely food, helpful and friendly staff, chilled out vibe, well worth the price . . . . Thanks for a great stay. Anthony


91%

I went to this hostel during the autumn holidays and it was fantastic ! the staff was very friendly also the people who stayed there. There was free coffee and tea the whole day long and in the morning there was also breakfast. At tuesday I had also an hungarian dinner which was delicious :) If you choose to visit Budapest , choose definitely for this hostel !

  • 25th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

This was an excellent hostel! I came here as a single traveler and immediately made plans with other people that I was staying with. This is a great place to stay with while visiting Budapest and you'll find that it is a wonderful city- And for a cheap price, at that!


89%

Really enjoyed HomePlus! Two things to note... they do not take credit card so I had to pay for my stay in cash. Secondly, while the location is great for sightseeing (there is a tram stop right out the front and bus stops around the corner) the hostel is a 15-20 minute walk from the Old Jewish Quarter, which is where all the ruin pubs are. Other than those two things, my entire group loved our stay. The staff was awesome and the traditional Hungarian dinner was FANTASTIC. Would stay here again!

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


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