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Locomotive Light Hostel Reviews

Baross Ter 2, Budapest, Hungary

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89%

Rating
520 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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89%

The man, Silar, who was managing the hostel was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was relaxed and cosy, the beds comfortable, boxes to lock your belongings, kitchen facilities, and good location for getting about town. All for about 7 quid a night, couldn't ask for better really. Would definately recommend to friends.

  • 29th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Everything was perfect. The guy helped us a lot on everything!!! Thanx a lot...

  • 13th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

This was my 2nd stay at Locomotive Light. The location is great if coming or going by train, and it's right on the Metro line. Reception was extremely friendly and helpful. I'll definitely be back the next time I get to Budapest.

  • 2nd Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

Hostel was comfortable and clean, but a bit basic. If you are looking for a quiet, affordable place to stay in Budapest for a few days this is it! The man checks you in is extremely nice and accommodating, he takes time to go over a city map pointing out the best bars, places to eat, and what sights to see. Coffee and tea are provided with full access to kitchen.


100%

Cool atmosphere , friendly staff , location is perfect for coming budapest kelete tren station. You can chosee


94%

Very friendly staff and gave us good suggestions. Close to train station and clean rooms.


89%

Great host. Location is right next to train station. Feels like you are staying with friends, not staying in a hostel.


77%

The location is excellent if you are arriving by train and want something within easy walking distance. It's pretty far from most of the major attractions, but there are trams nearby and it's not too bad of a walk to get most places. The hostel has a very homey vibe, as the dorm-style bedroom is actually a loft with beds scattered around the room. Cleanliness and facilities were pretty standard, the man working during my stay was very helpful and friendly, generally good for the price.


77%

I stayed at Locomotive Light hostel 1 night. It was short. This hostel is small so It was hard to find the gate of hostel. If you go there you need to ring the bell. Anyway, although, the facilities are not refined and old, the owner of hostel, Thomas is very kind. I was going to stay there for 2nights, but unexpectly, I couldn't. So he recommended the best way how can I enjoy the night view of Budapest. I really felt that want to stay more. So If I go to Budapest again I'll stay here.

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

The owner is kind, friendly and knowledgeable, very nice to talk to. The location is excellent, right next to the train station, though initially it might be a bit tricky to find as the sign on the door was kinda small. The ambiance is warm and cozy, the beds are comfortable.


100%

Host was amazing.

  • 21st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Great location near the train station. Hostel was clean and room was nice. Great option if you are looking for something close to the train station.


97%

Wonderful hostel - very quirky and charming deco; extremely clean; well-equipped kitchen; amazing singing toilet (the radio turns on when you flick the light switch haha). Szilard, the hostel Manager, was super friendly and very very helpful. Slightly out of town, but right next to the metro so very convenient if you're using public transport. I can't recommend Locomotive Light Hostel enough!

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


91%

Nice quiet hostel, very close to Keleti station, which is great if you want to catch a train early in the morning and need a place to crash for the night. There are restaurants nearby and a shop just below the hostel. Good hot shower, even though the bathroom is a bit small. It's clean and very good for the money you pay. Just pay attention to the instructions of how to get there. They'll send you those by email when you make a reservation.

  • 5th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

If you are passenger and Budapest is your transfer city, this is then perfect hostel with amazing host.


80%

Good staff and Nice location


100%

Locomotive Light turned 2 first time hostel skeptics into hostel converts. Locomotive Light picked us up at the airport for 10 euros cheaper than any cab. The receptionist was friendly and suggested an awesome eatery (Huszar) around the corner. It was clean, inexpensive, and great location for training in and out of Budapest, especially at odd hours. Plus, it's located right above a cash machine making it easy to get Forints for enjoying Budapest. All four of us were pleasantly surprised by LLH.




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