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Pal's Hostel Reviews

Hercegprimas street 3, 1st Floor apt 4, Budapest, Hungary

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94%

Rating
2126 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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94%

A really unique hostel which we loved! The staff went the extra mile by emailing beforehand with extra directions, and when we arrived we were given a fast run briefing of what to do/where to go in Budapest with a free map. Free printing also a plus! We loved our room (double shared bathroom) despite the bathroom being slightly odd in that the ancient boiler (with visible flames) was above the bath and in incredibly close proximity with the shower! overall a really good stay though!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much! The ancient boiler is very safe. If there are no flames the gas is blocked.

100%

We had a really great time staying at Pal's. The staff were always really helpfully and everything was very comfortable. Only comment would be the wifi doesn't work very well in the rooms. Thanks again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your kind words! we fixed the antennas of the wifi router.

94%

Great location, really great, really! It is in an old building, so the lightning wasn't great. The hostel is really good for couples, but wouldn't recommend as a place to make friends.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Yes, that building was built in 1838. Part of the National Heritage:)

100%

Landed in Budapest and instructions on how to find the hostel were very easy to follow! Helpful when we got there and good advice on where to go and what to see.


94%

Stayed at this hostel for two nights and it was brilliant! Myself and my partner had a huge apartment to ourselves right in front of St. Stephen's Basilica. It is a millions times better than what you would expect from a hostel!!


100%

Very friendly and welcoming staff, and a good location. If in Budapest again, I will definitely stay here!


86%

Stayed two nights at this hostel in a three-bed private room with friends. The room was actually an apartment in a historical building for university faculty or such, located near the basilica. The room height of the apartment was impressive, close to 4 meters I believe. Clean, centrally located and inexpensive, would definitely stay again.


100%

Great hostel in an excellent location. Very clean and all the staff were very accommodating. Thank you!

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

Owner Comment (Hide)
I thank you!:) Pal

100%

Very very nice location, clean, beatiful view to the basilika and the staff was really friendly and helpful, we got good information about restaurants and all we need to know for our trip. I have visited a lots of hostels but none with such a comfort for this price.


100%

Was my first time using these guys and was pleasantly surprised. The place was big, clean and had a great view! plus cheap!! Staff were really friendly and helpful, I would defo recommend these guys!

  • 23rd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

There was a party of 6 and we stayed in the hostel for 4 nights. The location was amazing as it was in the middle of everything. The staff were very helpful. It was value for money and much better than we had expected. The only negative point was the fact we didn't have any plugs, which meant washing up was time consuming.

  • 21st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Oh, thank you for letting us know. I don't know where it could have gone but got a new one:)

80%

The hostel was so clean and they provided laundry services which really helped us out. However, their front desk is only open 9am-9pm, which is pretty limited for a hostel.


100%

Perfect hostel like My house


100%

Very helpful staff. The apartment was clean, spacious and ideally located. Loved our stay with Pal's hostel.


97%

Nice and welcoming staff, perfect location, beautiful apartment, highly recommended

  • 15th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel, great location, great value for money!! Definitely recommend!! :)”


94%

Great hostel, great value for money, perfect location, super staff ...


100%

Amazing hostel and such friendly staff at reception!! Gave us lots of info about where to go and the view points in Budapest, even circled them on a map for us to use. Very good value for money and having the shared kitchen was great! The hostel was quiet which was a perfect escape after being in the busy city, with its own little garden. Main night life square was about a 5 min walk from the hostel with some really cool and cheap bars. Favourite hostel so far ! Thanks !!


94%

Brilliant location, fantastic staff and overall a great stay! Can't fault it, would use again no problem!


100%

Great location,beautiful apartment with an amazing view on St.Istvan Bazilika.Very clean and private. More than I ever expected for that price. Just in the middle of everything with a walking distance to most of tourist attractions. We were allowed to leave our language at the reception after we book out from the hostel. Taxi was called for us. We were given a lot of great info about places with good food etc.Thanks a lot!!!!!!


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