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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Backpack Guesthouse / Shantee House

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our beautiful Hostel, Shantee House located in Budapest. Invites you with a joyful atmosphere in a cozy environment with comfortable and clean rooms. The hostel is in a quiet location, near the city center and well connected with an excellent 24 hour public transport network. Easy excess to historical sites and all attractions.

Shantee House welcomes international visitors, sharing a unique audience. Surrounded by a friendly ambient that feels like you are at home. Offering easy socialising around the kitchen table, dinner cooking - story telling. You can share your experiences and make friends for life in the space of timelessness.

We focus our attention on kindness, care and providing a comfortable stay to our guests. Offering various type of accommodation to suit your needs; private rooms for couples, for groups or solo travellers 3 to 6, or 12 bed shared rooms for a happy sleep with a freshly made comfy bed. During summertime for adventure and nature lovers we offer sleeping in our enchanted Mongolian Yurt-tent dressed with comfortable beds. There are also camping facilities, hammocks available for sleeping in our green garden area under the shade of a weeping willow tree.

Some of our Facilities :

* Free fast wifi
* Free tea & coffee
* 24 hour reception services
* Fully equipped communal kitchen
* Free CitySpy maps
* Free lockers / safe facilities
* Free & Safe car parking on our residential street
* Bike & longboard rental / parking in our front garden
* Laundry service
* Bookshelf
* Beautiful garden area
* Lounge room & Movies
* Cultural programs & Tours
* Hair dryer & iron
* Pet friendly - only on request

We look forward to welcoming you :) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 7.7

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Jul 2019
    By far the best hostel I’ve stayed at in Europe so far. I was meant to only stay 3 days but ended up staying a week and a half. Has a very warm welcome feeling, and everyone’s super lovely. There’s nice common areas so it’s easy to meet people. There’s plenty of showers and toilets, the kitchen is big and has everything you need. Plenty of storage space for everything. Close enough to the city, but not right in it which I found nice because it wasn’t overwhelmingly busy. Thank you Shantee Crew
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    16 Jul 2019
    Such calm and chill vibes, I came here because I was sick (non-contagious, chill...) and wanted a calm place to recover. The 3 days were so quiet and amiable, the atmosphere healed me psychologically as well! The artwork is beautiful, and architecture/layout is something to strive for in life. Has a full ass kitchen, only complaint is the location, but there’s easy transport to other shit. Warning, if you’re from America something people will compliment you then ask for a tip at restaurants.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    07 Aug 2019
    Very friendly staff, nice bathroom and super comfy bed! The air conditioning in the room was a life saver. Kitchen is well equipped and the outside area is perfect to relax.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    28 Jul 2019
    Amazing hostel. Staff and facilities were fantastic. Highly recommend this hostel if you’re looking to meet great people within a chill vibe. Thanks Shantee!
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    17 Jul 2019
    I adored the atmosphere of this place. Everyone was super friendly and the common kitchen was awesome. The common areas in general were a super chill place to meet new people and be calm. I loved the hippie, spiritual vibe to this whole hostel. Only downside is that it is pretty far from the main Budapest attractions. However, the upside to that is that the neighborhood is very calm and actually felt like real Buda.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    13 Aug 2019
    The Shantee House is a peaceful hostel made for those who wish for a break from any hustle and bustle. If you arrive into Budapest Keleti train station it is quite far to walk (over 1 hour) so do yourself a favour and get a public transport ticket right away for the length of your stay, it’s inexpensive and incredibly useful for getting anywhere in Budapest. Happy travels.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    11 Aug 2019
    Instantly greeted by Ava who was so kind and helpful, a real bohemian vibe. Getting to the city is fine on the tram. People lovely and peaceful surroundings.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    16 Aug 2019
    Beautiful place but far from everything. There isn't much in the neighborhood. Very quiet place, good if you want relaxation. Tents are ok for a private space, but so close to other tents that you can hear people moving in their beds; there is no audio privacy at all.
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 6.6


    31 Jul 2019
    The girl who checked us in at night was very unfriendly. She did the minimal possible to make us feel welcomed. No smile no warmth whatsoever from beginning to end. We got the impression she doesn’t like working there or maybe is just sick of tourists. The facilities of the hostel were fine for the price, but this left a bad feeling for the start of our stay in Budapest.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 3.4


    07 Aug 2019
    We arrived on time- tent was not ready, so we went into the city & would checkin in the evening. We arrived back at ~10pm & were shown our tent. There was a big lump in the bed as the air mattress cylinders had blown- the bed unusable. The ceiling of the tent was mouldy- the tent was uninhabitable. The receptionist was pleasant, said it was her 1st shift so she would call the manager. Manager said he would be 20mins, after an 1.5hrs& getting V. angry, a solution for us to sleep was agreed. Poor.
    England, Couple, 31-40
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Board Games
  • DVD's