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Pal's Hostel Reviews

Szent István tér 3, 2nd floor, doorbell: 15, Budapest, Hungary

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2298 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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Pals was perfect for us, we had a kitchen and a shared bathroom but the private room was very spacious and good bed. The location was perfect, neat there main metro and walking from most of thr main tourist things in budapest. We did not require transport passes as the location made everything easier.

  • 9th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Awesome location in the City Center, different to most hostels as you have your own Apartment, but comfy beds and a nice Shower, though in our case it was a big bathtub and no hanging shower. Brilliant for privacy, and if you want to explore the area from the comfort of your "home"


ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Budapest is an incredible city and if you want an awesome location to stay then stay at PALS myself and 4 friends shared their private room/apartment and it didn't disappoint full kitchen, bathroom and living room facilities, the pictures don't do it justice. With the basilica on your doorstep it was truly amazing! I will be returning to the city! Thanks PALS!

  • 7th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The best location ever. The most helpful staff possible and the best rooms And I have stayed in. It's like we had our own apartment. Super clean. I couldn't think of a better place to stay


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.


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.


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:)


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.

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