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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.

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Hostel One Basilica

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

*** THIS IS A SOCIAL HOSTEL THAT LIKES TO PARTY!!! Reservations are only recommended if you want to meet other travellers ***

Welcome to Hostel One Basilica, our 2nd hostel in Budapest.

Our team of friendly international staff are determined to show you the best possible time in this incredible city. We are ideally suited for those who are looking to be social, and have fun!

Reception is open 24/7, and our knowledgeable receptionists are always around to offer great advice or simply have a chat.

Each night, after our delicious FREE family-style dinner, we gather everyone together to play drinking games, before our staff take you out to enjoy Budapest’s best parties and famous Ruin Bars.

Our hostel is one of the oldest buildings in the city, with high ceilings and huge rooms. Each dorm has spacious lockers, and well-built bunks. Our location is absolutely unbeatable - you can’t get more central than this!

We have a variety of different mixed dorms, a female-only dorm as well as a twin and double-private room. Our common areas include our large, beautiful kitchen and our comfy lounge-room with a view!

We have an age limit of 18 - 39 years old. If you are outside of this age range upon arrival to the hostel, we have the right to cancel your booking without refund of your deposit, as well as charging the applicable cancellation fee. Our other hostel in Budapest, Hostel One Basilica, is slightly more flexible. Please refer to their page for more details.

There’s no curfew, all we ask is that you respect your fellow guests during your stay.

For FREE we offer: city maps, WiFi, family-style dinners, computers, luggage storage, a ready-made bed, 24/7 reception, tourist information, lockers, tea & coffee, hairdryers and an iron

For a small price we offer: towel & padlock rental (600 HUF / 2 EUR each), padlocks for sale (1500 HUF / 5 EUR), and laundry service (2000 HUF / 6.5 EUR)

Come stay with us to see what we're all about!

Please read our “Things to note” below, before making a booking. View House Rules

Overview

Come and stay at our party hostel to meet people from all around the world! Hostel One Basilica is your ideal spot for a fun and social stay in Budapest. You'll see from our free city tours, nightly communal dinners and group drinking games that we design our activities around getting everyone mingling – and we'll also take you out to the city's trendiest ruin bars. We've got a bright kitchen (cook for yourself and save some cash) and our 24-hour reception always has staff around to give you tips.

Location

To get to Hostel One Basilica from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, jump on shuttle bus 100E. It takes about 35 minutes from outside the main terminal to the Deák Ferenc tér stop where you get off. We're in the centre of the city, a 13-minute walk from Széchenyi Chain Bridge which is one of the most famous sights in Budapest. You'll get a memorable view of the Danube River from here. As we sit between two tram stops – Deák Ferenc tér and Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út – you can easily go across the river and up the hill to the towering Citadella in four stops without breaking too much of a sweat.

Rooms and Dorms

We're not here to boast, but because we're in one of Budapest's oldest buildings our ceilings and rooms are huge! Every dorm – whether it's mixed or female-only – has sturdy pod beds, big lockers and linen included in the rate. If you want a private option with a bit of extra space to yourself, we've got twins and doubles to pick from.

Extras and activities

Head to the lounge to pore over our free city maps or browse your social feeds with the free Wi-Fi. We've also laid on computers, hairdryers and tea and coffee so you don't have to dig into your wallet. If you need a towel, padlock or the laundry facilities there's a small fee. The elevator means you don't have to heave your backpack up any stairs!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Jan 2020
    When we arrived to the hostel, we meet Mauro, and since that moment, everything was like a dream. The staff is absolutly amazing. The location is perfect. They make beautiful vegetarian/vegans dinners for all the guest just for free, making it a nice oportunity to chat and meet new people. The atmosphera is fantastic. The rooms and comfortables. The hostel is always clean, and the cleaning staff was nice with us as well, helping us with something that we have losed. I will recommend this hostel!
    Argentina, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jan 2020
    This is definitely te BEST hostel i’ve ever stay. The rooms are nice and the staff is really amazing, i have no words to describe them!! It’s very easy to meet another travelers! I really want to come back as soon as possible!!!
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Jan 2020
    I enjoyed my stay in one basilica hostel. I loved their staff smile and they were always available to give hints and advices about the city. Highly recommended
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    Amazing location, right in the centre of all that is happening in Budapest. I felt so welcome and at home from the second I walked in the door until I had to leave. I was very surprised to hear that the hostel gave us all a "family dinner" every night and it was a wonderful way to bond with other hostel guests over a lovely home made meal. I also liked that there were so many bathrooms / toilets. This is a great hostel for meeting fellow travellers and to experience the Budapest night life.
    South Africa, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Jan 2020
    i use to travel a lot, and the i always stay in hostels. and for sure this is the best one ive ever been! amazing staff, location, ambient and things to do! if you have the choice, choose this one w no regrets at all!!
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Dec 2019
    The staff are all so good. Was really easy to meet people and party. It’s also in the perfect position close to so many cool bars, restaurants and over looks a nice park.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Jan 2020
    Great Hostel, very warm and welcoming environment. Wouldn’t say it’s a party hostel, it’s more low-key, family feeling, but with plenty of social opportunities. I met some amazing people in my room and the staff were lovely. Only thing I would say is it would be better if the vegetarian option for dinner could be made vegan. I felt kinda excluded because I couldn’t join in on the free dinner.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 Jan 2020
    Hostel One has honestly given us the best experience from all our hostel experiences so far. The staff were incredible and it was such a social place for people to get to know each other. They planned amazing activities every night and the free dinner were a fantastic opportunity to get to know other people. Also the location was perfect as it was close to the metro and other tourist attractions. For sure, would recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Budapest.
    India, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Jan 2020
    Hostel One Basilica is very centrally located, and was within easy walking distance of almost all the major attractions. The staff and the other guests were all very friendly, and there were a lot of opportunities to get to know other people. There were enough bathrooms for all the guests, although some of them were kind of musty smelling. The entrance to the hostel is a little sketchy, but once inside, it is quite lovely and nice.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    12 Jan 2020
    The hostel was a really nice place to stay, the staff were really cool and friendly. Even though German always got lost 😂 he was an awesome host and even went out of his way to show me around the city when I arrived!
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


Awards

  • 2019

    2nd, Hostel Chain

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