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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

A 25% down payment at the time of booking (by card payment). Cancellation / modification is possible 3 weeks before
arrival free of charge. After the free cancellation period the deposit is
kept in case of cancellation. If a cancellation is to occur less than 5
days before arrival or in case of no show the total price will be billed. We also reserve the right to preauthorise the card for the whole amount in this period. The rest is to be paid upon arrival by cash or card.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Regarding groups according to our policy we have to ask a 10 euro/person deposit upon arrival as a preauthorisation, which will be handled in one amount and the whole is returned at the end of the stay if we receive all the provided keycards and towels, and none of our hostel policies were violated (such as damage or violation of noise policy).

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Because of previous multiple bed experiences our policy states that we can not accommodate stag, hen or similar type of party groups as after 10 pm we are keen to provide calmness for all our guests. Thank you for your understanding.

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

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Maverick City Lodge

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Our newly built City Lodge is in the heart of the historical Jewish Quarter of the city center of Budapest. Most city attractions are in walking distance, and the wonderfully eclectic streets in our neighborhood are dotted with lots of restaurants featuring local and international cuisine, concert venues, the Opera House, modern bars, and ruined pubs: all with their unique characters to explore.

We offer Free Internet, Free tea and coffee all day long, Hotel quality rooms with a/c and even more.

Our reception is at your disposal in 24h every day. We also provide Free Internet, Wifi in the entire building and Cable Tv in the private rooms and main kitchen. In addition you can grab a tea or coffee all day long for Free in the fully equipped kitchen area.

Please note: Payment only in cash in EUR or HUF, cards are not accepted.
We serve breakfast at our Fat Mama restaurant and offer our customers a discount on the a la carte price.

Achieving serenity in the sleeping zones and cleanliness in the premises are among of our main goals. For this reason we give daily cleaning for all common areas and private rooms, furthermore linen and towel is included in our prices, as well Free lockers in the dorms. We also would like to help our guests to get to know each other through our regular community events, where participation is Free.

Please note that 3,4 % city tax is not included into our rates. This extra fee will be added upon arrival at the hostel.

We hope you will find the ideal room at us,
See you at the Maverick!


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Overview

Head to the historic Jewish Quarter of Budapest for Maverick City Lodge. Down the eclectic old streets is our contemporary hostel, with common rooms and social kitchens to meet with travellers from all over. Join our multilingual local guides for a pub crawl to get your bearings. Strapped for cash and wanting to socialise? Come and chat at reception for all the latest on our free events. We're talking walking tours, fröccs tasting (a local bubbly wine concoction) and spaghetti nights. You can hire a bike, or ask us about booking activities like caving and cruising on the Danube.

Location

If you're flying in, let us know and we can organise a 30-minute transfer shuttle for you from Budapest Ferenc Liszt Airport. Budapest is best known for its party baths, funky bars and the towering St Stephen’s Basilica – a 16-minute walk away. The Great Market Hall is 20 minutes away by foot. For those staying put in our characterful neighbourhood, there's plenty of international cuisine to be sampled. Step outside the front door of our hostel and you can be at the baths with a beer in 10 minutes!

Rooms and Dorms

Rooms range from small to large mixed or female-only dorms, private doubles, some with en-suite. Bunks are all enclosed for extra privacy, with curtains and reading lights. Each bed has a storage locker for your things, and linen and towels are included. Hungarian summers can get hot, so all rooms have air con. There's daily housekeeping, too.

Extras and activities

Grab yourself a free tea or coffee at any time of day and plan your ideal itinerary in advance with a free city map. Our restaurant, Fat Mama, serves an à la carte breakfast each morning – you get a discount just for staying with us! When it's time to relax, we have free Wi-Fi, cable TV and board games. And to make your life on the road easier, we've got laundry services and an elevator.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Aug 2019
    Nina is awesome at reception and was quick to give me last minute suggestions before I headed out for the day. Everyone at the front desk is an angel! Thank you!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Jul 2019
    Super hostel in the best location. While rooms are a little small, plenty of room to store your stuff and very secure. Staff are so friendly and go out of their way to help and make sure invite you to activities. Just two little things I spotted. More markers and stickers needed to label food in the kitchen and food should be cleared out daily to ensure nothing is rotting as I noticed. Locks on some of the toilets didn’t work.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    08 Aug 2019
    The Maverick Lodge was a very fun and convenient place to stay in Budapest. The value was great and the space was quite safe and comfortable, in a good location.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    24 Jul 2019
    Lovely staff and nice reception area etc. We had a private double room, which was lovely and clean, however we had no hot water and the shower sometimes cut out, which was annoying in a more expensive room. Staff were very helpful and I’m sure would’ve tried to rectify the issue had I gone to reception however it was late by the time I showered. Overall the hostel was lovely and had I been in a cheaper dorm I would’ve been extremely happy with it
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    23 Jul 2019
    Clean, polished, modern hostel in an interesting and cool part of Budapest. The room I stayed in was a little bit crowded, but I really appreciated the curtains for privacy and the individual lights/plug sockets for each bed. Staff were also friendly and helpful. Not much of a social scene at the hostel. There is a bar crawl on offer, so if you’re not massively into partying it may be more challenging to meet other travellers. If there are/were other social events, I wasn’t made aware of them.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    08 Aug 2019
    Good Lication and easy to find... I stayed one night at Female dorm and another night at mixed dorm as that was last minute booking... Female dorms and washroom connected to that area is good. But mixed dorm washrooms are bad..
    India, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    11 Aug 2019
    Really nice location, and the staff seemed nice and approachable. Beds were spacious and with a good privacy curtain, hooks, light and an outlet. I really appreciated that there was enough showers and bathrooms that I never had to wait. However, the cleanliness was not good: hair everywhere in the bathrooms, overfilled trash cans, and crumbs, hair and a q-tip left behind by the bed.
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    21 Jul 2019
    Hostel arranged airport pick up which was really smooth, location was good and staff were really friendly. Didn't use the kitchen but there was free tea/coffee which was nice. Room was very narrow which is fine for sleeping (bunks had curtains and their own power which was fantastic) but the space felt really tight because there was older guy in the room who seemed to be in all the time. Bring your bathroom jandals as this one was functional but not spotless.
    New Zealand, Female, 31-40
  • 6.6

    Good

    21 Jul 2019
    Great location, but we were not allowed to our room for over an hour after check in.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    23 Jul 2019
    Beds are nice and clean, bathroom floors looked like they hadn’t been cleaned in a while though so bring flip flops! Not really any kind of atmosphere. Drier was broken so couldn’t do any washing and they didn’t seem to be doing anything about it over the 3 days I was there. You can only pay in cash which is a bit annoying as what traveller carries around a lot of cash with them? It would be good if they specify this before actually arriving so you don’t have to trek out to an ATM. Overall okay.
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games


Awards

  • 2015

    9th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

Nominations

  • 2016

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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