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Hostel California Vaci Street Reviews

15 Vaci Street, Budapest, Hungary

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94 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 69%Atmosphere
  • 63%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

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The building seems abandoned and there's no signs to show you that you're in the right place. Poor atmosphere.


The room was ugly, bed and linen were old. gave me an overall dirty feeling. room was small and whole hostel was squeezy. I had a bed in a female dorm had difficulty with doors and lift as it was an old building - i had never been in one.


Excellent location in one of the main shopping streets, right in the city centre and very close to the river, from there you could walk everywhere. Very helpful staff. I'll definitely stay here again when i go back to budapest! The only things i would improve was the breakfast (there wasn't much variety and we couldn't exactly choose what to eat) and if there was an additional bathroom it would be good too.


That is my second time in the hostel and I'm nicely surprised that they have changed the way of preparing the breakfast. Good job :)

  • 16th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Bulgaria
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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