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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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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

An extra 25% non-refundable deposit will be charged from your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. The rest is supposed to be paid on arrival in cash either in Hungarian Forints or in Euros.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Regarding groups according to our policy we have to ask a 10 euro/person deposit upon arrival in cash, 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.


Maverick Hostel & Ensuites

Book more than 7 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.

Hostelworld says

Maverick Hostel and Ensuites is located in a beautiful historic building in central Budapest, within walking distance of the city's most popular sights and best bars. They offer free coffee and Wi-Fi and often host free tastings of Hungarian wine and pálinka. Hostelworld visitors have said they'd definitely recommend this hostel to friends because the experience is 'like staying in your own apartment'. We like that there's an elevator and a kitchen on each floor.

Property Description

Why stay with us? Best possible location, beautiful and clean environment with free wifi, free tea and coffee all day long.

Located in the heart of the city in a fully renovated royal mansion built by the Hapsburg dynasty, the Maverick Hostel is waiting for you in its original magnificence. Because of our central location, unnecessary travel can be spared. Most of the city's attractions can be reached within 15 minutes. Furthermore, the famous ruin bars and other exciting night programmes are just 10 minutes away on foot.

You can find a wide range of rooms in our hostel, from unique dormitories (4 bed dorm with bunk beds or 5, 6 and 10 bed dorm without bunk bed) to intimate double rooms with private bathrooms or ensuites up to 5 beds. There’s free towel and bed linen for all our guests.

You can use our fully equipped kitchens, lounge areas, TV and free Internet on every floor. We offer free tea and coffee in the dining areas all day long.

As a result of our own experiences in hostels abroad we pay special attention to cleanliness and calmness. Our accommodating staff help creating a warm and friendly atmosphere. Social events every day have been much enjoyed by many of our guest over the years.

See you at the Maverick!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Sep 2019
    Their customer service is outstanding, and not for the first time. I was upgraded to a private room because there was a problem with the bed I booked (before I had arrived). It was all handled really well and, as like my first experience with this hostel, they go out of their way to help and make it stress and trouble free. The location is perfect, the building has character but the decor is all modern and clean.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Sep 2019
    This is a fantastic hostel! After a few nights in an unsavory hostel before this, coming to Maverick was like a spa trip. The building is gorgeous and old, but well taken care of, and in a perfect location. We stayed in the 4 bed room and the bunks were sturdy and didn't make a sound. The security is impeccable with 4 or 5 layers of key-fob access doors to get to the room. We stayed on a quiet night but it was just what we needed. I had the best shower and sleep I've had in a month! Loved it.
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    13 Nov 2019
    Good location near the metro. The hostel was clean and secure. Staff were nice. Would stay here again. Only negative was it was difficult to access the hostel before you check in and get the key.
    Antarctica, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    25 Sep 2019
    very nice Hostel, good located in downtown of Budapest.
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    21 Sep 2019
    Great place to stay in the city center. About a 10-15 minute walk from all major sites on the Pest side including the Basilica and the Synagogue. The three bed private room rented was clean, roomy, and had a private bathroom that was spotless. The staff was helpful and informative of things to do around the city and logistics. Would stay here again.
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    06 Sep 2019
    I really enjoyed my stay at the hostel. I booked a three bed room which was actually a four bed room. The were very accommodating and even allowed to change the booking to include one more friend who was in the city. The only thing to remark are the softener in the sheets. I did have an allergic reaction from the softeners in the middle of the night. I cannot blame the hostel, as the laundry is outsourced to another company. Be careful if you have sensitive skin. Everything else was perfect.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    18 Sep 2019
    Best​ location
    Thailand, Male, 41+
  • 8.6


    12 Sep 2019
    Very huge place and clean rooms. Bed was very comfortable, kitchen is very small. But overall I’d still recommend.
    Taiwan China, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    04 Sep 2019
    The staff is amazing, friendly and very helpful. There was major construction going on, so there was ongoing noise. The layout of the rooms were ok. The bathrooms were just ok. The location was really safe, convenient and easy to access. The lounge area created a comfortable area, as well as th3e kitchen. These areas made it easy to socialize. The wine tasting night was a nice touch.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 3.4


    16 Nov 2019
    TWO WORDS: BED BUGS. I am so disgusted because I have never experienced bed bugs in my life before. Within 2 hours of being on my bed I had bites all over my body. The staff argued that these were mosquito bites, but I am allergic to mosquito bites and I have a specific reaction to them. They eventually switched my room, which is a given, but at that point I was so shaken up that I didn’t sleep for the rest of the night.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's

Maverick Hostel & Ensuites says

One of the things that makes us special is that we have free frocks and palinka tastings on Wednesdays and Saturdays. These are the preferred national alchoholic drinks of Hungary. Fröccs is a mix of wine and soda and palinka is a spirit made from 100% fruit. These events help our guests to get to know each other and us too, because it's always hosted by one of us.
We're also very lucky with our location; basically, you can reach almost every main attraction on foot. Generally I recommend that people visit the castle area, which is not only beautiful in itself but you also get an incredible view of the city from there. I also love the caving tours, which most of our guests don't know about. Budapest has one of the biggest caving systems in the world, and during the tour you get protective clothing plus a helmet and you have to climb through tiny holes in a surreal environment.
Most of our customers are between 20 and 40 years old, but because of our fairly good double rooms with get some older guests, too. Sandor, Manager