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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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

Loss of deposit if no flexi-booking is purchased. Contact hostel 24hrs before your booking if you need to make any changes in numbers or days so as to not be charged for full booking.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Please contact hostel directly with arrival time.

All members of group will be required to leave a security/key/damage deposit (10,000 HUF per person)and to sign a declaration form upon arrival.

Full payment is due one week in advance to the arrival date for all groups of 7 guests to 19 guests, & due one month in advance for all groups over 20 guests. This can be paid via PayPal or TransferWise.

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

Additional Info:

We do not accept Stag groups or all male groups, if you are either and interested in staying within Budapest Party Hostels then we recommend checking out our sister hostels Grandio Party Hostel or Retox Party Hostel.

Unfortunately, due to past experiences, groups must now book the whole room to avoid disturbing other guests.
Unfortunately, due to past experiences, groups must now book the whole room to avoid disturbing other guests.
Groups of 5 guests for more must leave a 10,000 HUF security/key deposit, which will be returned on check out providing all keys are returned & no fines need to be applied.
For groups over 20 guests security must be additionally paid for, at the rate of 20,000 per night.

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

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Vitae Hostel

Book more than 14 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

Vitae hostel awarded the most popular hostel in Budapest 2019 with the Hoscars.

This sociable, party-oriented hostel offers a welcoming atmosphere with staff who are'super helpful and friendly and are on hand to include you in the activities, according to users of Hostelworld.

They host various different nightly events and dinners and one traveller told us that guests looking for a quiet night can 'hang back at the hostel and play PlayStation, use the Wi-Fi or relax on the balcony'.

Property Description

Vitae Hostel (Seize the night life!) offers the perfect balance between providing a wide range of amenities and facilities of a large hostel, but making you feel relaxed in a sociable, fun and family-esque atmosphere. Whether you are traveling alone, or part of a group, you'll immediately feel welcomed and want to stay with us longer to see what the Budapest hype is all about!

Though still participating in a different party every night of the week, Vitae represents the more relaxed, less intense atmosphere of the five hostels under the world-famous ‘Budapest Party Hostels’ group. Clean, spacious, non-smoking and secure dorm rooms are always ready for travelers in need of rest; drunk and sober alike. Our staff, which are comprised entirely of experienced travelers, have all of the best recommendations and tips to make your stay in the beautiful city of Budapest the unforgettable highlight of your travels.

And why travel, if not to make new friends along the way? Over 60% of Vitae’s floor space are dedicated common areas for you to meet & mingle with other guests over a game of cards, drinks, or the cheap family-dinners the staff put on for only the cost of the meal’s ingredients. Vitae’s 3 modern kitchens are always accessible and if you’d rather eat your meals over a good film or video game session, there’s a projector room and a snug to lounge in during all hours of the day. We have entertainment central with a darts board, table football, guitar hero, Playstation 4 and netfilx with a projector screen and even chess to stop you from getting bored.

Sight seeing and partying don’t always have to go hand in hand, but Vitae’s all staff always try and present a healthy blend of the two together every day with their knowledge of all things Budapest, historic and contemporary. Whether you’re after a romantic evening dinner cruise on the Danube river or a 6am trip to a 24hr bar in the city after a night out, the staff have been in your shoes and will happily point you in the right direction.

It won’t take long to notice the ATM, currency exchange, tram stop, bus stop, convenience store, tobacco shop, and 24hr eateries and the cheapest bars are all on the same city block as Vitae.

A week with us will include party boats, ruin bar crawls, spa parties, open mic nights, backpacker parties and much more. Of course we are flexible and open to suggestions, so you let us know what you like and we'll see if we can get the group along - and we also know all sorts of cool stuff to do during the day!

We are on three levels and have the luxury of being to able to offer a multitude of different rooms to cater to every budget and privacy request, from private doubles, twins, female only dorms right up to 12 and 14 bed dorms for the more money-conscious traveler. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Sep 2019
    Great hostel, staff are amazing and willing to help with any questions at all times. There are activities everyday and good vibes! Definitely staying again.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Sep 2019
    Vitae is the perfect mix of partying and chilling. The staff are absolute legends and know how to have a good time and still show you around one of the best cities there is. 13/10 would recommend and just know that you'll likely end up extending your stay a few times along the way.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Sep 2019
    If you’re looking for a fun, friendly hostel that loves to party while also staying chill and letting you get some sleep when you need it, then look no further than Vitae. One if the funnest hostels I’ve ever been too, which is all thanks to the atmosphere created by the staff and is what will keep you wanting to stay even longer than you intended. Special shoutout to CORINA and SEIGE for being absolutely legends, hope to see you all again soon
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Sep 2019
    Absolute best hostel ever. Extended multiple nights cos we loved it so much. Don’t wanna leave. Massive shoutouts to Siege, Ocean, Corina, Julio and all the staff for making our stay so amazing. The crew we met will be friends forever and travel buddies for life. Honestly if you are weighing up between hostels, then choose this one. You will not regret it!
    New Zealand, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Sep 2019
    This hostel is so amazing!! The staff is the best I have seen anywhere. They know how to party and make everyday fun for everyone. The events are so fun (def go to sparty)!!! If you’re trying to get lit and have a good time then choose this hostel. I saw so many people extending their stay here since they loved it so much. I’m already planning to come back again this year!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Sep 2019
    This place is what it says it is. Had a very good vibe with everyone being so friendly. It seems like lots of people plan to come for a short time but stay for a long time. The public spaces were much cleaner than I expected(with it being a party hostel). The rooms felt a bit dirty(some sticky floors) but really not bad. We had a lot of fun here and were happy that we stayed! Cheers!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Sep 2019
    Love love loved this place!! Party hostel but you actually get to sleep! Staff were super friendly and went out of their way to make you feel at home. Tons of activities to choose from every day and great for solo travel. Definitely will be returning to this hostel again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    13 Sep 2019
    Amazing hostel especially if you're looking to meet new people. Enjoyed the parties that they organize. Will definitely come back 😊
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    12 Sep 2019
    More than anything, what you appreciate from this hostel is the community you gain from it. You are living with a lot of people from interesting walks of life who are not only interested in sharing about their journies, but also in hearing about yours. The hostel facilitates this community through constant mingiling, events, and a large amount of common spaces. It is a party hostel so a lot of their events revolve around going out but they are well organized and a lot of fun!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    16 Sep 2019
    Staff extremely friendly and very helpful. Location is ideal. Ideal if you are wanting to party. Bedrooms were spacious and comfortable however thought the main living space was grubby and the bathrooms could have been cleaner.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Budapest

  • 2014

    3rd, Best Small Hostel Chain

  • 2012

    3rd, Best Small Hostel Chain

Nominations

  • 2016

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2015

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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Vitae Hostel says

I'd say that Carpe Noctem Vitae is definitely for travellers who like to go out at night but who also enjoy seeing the city and being a tourist during the day. It's a sociable place and we've got a whole range of night-time programs, inclyding free pub crawls, backpackers' parties and party boats. I really think people like us for our community and the welcoming nature of the hostel. Every night the staff at the hostel cook dinner for their guests and get everyone involved before heading out at night.
Since we're a party hostel we cater to travellers aged 18 to 36, solo travellers as well as bigger groups who enjoy a sociable and fun hostel. Ellen, Staff

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