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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 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent 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!

From 1st May - 31st October every year, 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.

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 9.4

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 9.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Aug 2019
    This hostel is truly the best hostel I have ever been. Starting from location, which couldn’t be better, to the overall atmosphere of the hostel and the amazing people that work there, everything will make you feel that it was the right place to stay. Plus, if you are traveling alone and want to party and discover the city, definitely the best place to stay. 200% recommended.
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Aug 2019
    Shoutout Talib, was an absolute champion. Great spacious place with an awesome atmosphere. Recommended for a solo traveller
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Aug 2019
    STAY HERE!!! I will be staying at hostel 1 in every city they are available. Great for solo travelers, just a perfect hostel experience. The staff is incredibly friendly & they always have something to do for guests. Right in the middle of the city so close to everything. Their sister hostel has a bar & planned day & night events.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Aug 2019
    Second time staying at a hostel one this trip! I am never disappointed. The staff really want to make sure you have a good time and have everything you need. Location is great, and rooms are big! Always recommend hostel one!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Aug 2019
    Best atmosphere ever!! The staff are so kind, you feel like you are at home. Strongly recommend!!
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    Amazing location! It’s a bit bigger than the other hostel one locations i’ve been to so I found the atmosphere to be a bit less inviting but still not bad!! Good facilities and it’s clean. Book here if location to attractions is your main concern. Also has a killer transfer process to the airport, the direct bus is right outside.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Aug 2019
    Great place to stay and great value for money. Staff (/family) are very friendly and welcoming and make you feel comfortable right from the get go. The only downside was some of the toilets were awkwardly set up to use and toilet seats were broken, but it's manageable. Thanks Tati and Tolbin and all the rest.
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    14 Aug 2019
    A great hostel for travellers looking to be social and meet new people. The free dinner encourages you to sit down with others and there are organised afternoon and evening activities everyday. Good location, only downside for me was a lack of air con.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    15 Aug 2019
    Great location and good place for socializing. But half of their washrooms were clogged and other half were literally very bad... cleanliness is really something they need to look in to. Am surprised how they hv such good stars OR aid it nobody actually bothers how the washrooms are?
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 6.6

    Good

    11 Aug 2019
    I can’t give this place a good review. Expensive, unbearably hot room, non working fan, very noisy, so-so facilities, not great beds, impossible to sleep. If I were 22 or under I’m sure I’d have had a great time, as it’s a party hostel in the purest sense, staff very warm and great, and not an a person over 22 to be seen. I, however, am over 30, and checked out within hours of checking in. No refund of any days given, no response to my email to them at all. Hostel One in Barcelona is better.
    USA, Female, 31-40
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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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