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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

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 If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Groups of 5 guests or 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.

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 2 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 offers the perfect balance between providing a wide range of amenities and facilities a large hostel offers, but making you feel relaxed in a sociable, fun and family-esque atmosphere. Whether you are traveling alone, or as a part of a group, you'll immediately feel welcomed and want to stay with us longer!
We like to offer a party option every night of the week, but Vitae represents a more relaxed, less intense atmosphere inside the hostel. Clean, spacious, non-smoking and secure dorm rooms are always ready for travellers in need of rest; drunk and sober alike. Our staff, comprised entirely of experienced travellers, 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. Our modern kitchen is 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 24/7 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

Please note:

Please check your arrival time carefully, for the sake of our other guests and our neighbors we only accept check ins from 8am until 11pm and we reserve the right to cancel any arrival more than 3 hours late. If there is any problem or delay please email, Instagram, or call, and we'll make sure someone is waiting for you!

Our hostel is located in a residential building and as such there are very strict noise curfews that must be followed. Refusal to abide by these noise curfews is grounds for removal.

- The rest of your bill with be due in CASH upon arrival at the hostel in the local currency, Hungarian Forint. We DO NOT accept any form of electronic payment or credit cards.

- We are a strictly drug free hostel and have a zero tolerance policy on the issue. If you are found on drugs, with drugs or asking for them, inside or outside of the hostel, you will be evicted immediately with no refund. View House Rules
Best For: Central Location Older Travellers

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 9.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Nov 2021
    My favorite hostel I’ve ever been to! The staff were super friendly and the overall vibe was chill and welcoming. Great atmosphere, people, and location!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Nov 2021
    Good vibes! Other than a dude who lived at the hostel it was really excellent! Honestly can't take any points off for that because the cost party vibes were overwhelming
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Nov 2021
    Truly amazing place. My and my friend booked in here and we had such an incredible time felt instantly at home. Shout out to the amazing staff and awesome manager for helping us out with all of our questions and just being all around friendly people. But anyone looking to visit Budapest definitely make this your go to place!
    Wales, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Oct 2021
    Had a great stay as always! Staff and atmosphere are lovely
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Oct 2021
    Met some incredible people here, both a mix of a social and party hostel. Good bar crawls every night and the staff is so very welcoming and friendly. My ideal kind of hostel for meeting people and experiencing the culture in Budapest.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Oct 2021
    Very nice hostel. Super location and staffs are super good and friendly. Would recommend 👌 Thank you.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    24 Nov 2021
    Lovely place. Its main appeal is that it's run by nice employees and volunteers and attracts fun travellers. I would highly recommend :)
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Nov 2021
    This hostel is your home in Budapest, it has a homey vibe and you’ll never want to leave! The staff are so lovely and sociable, shout-out to all the people working there :) There are pub crawls every night, so it is a party vibe, but you can relax too if you want to. Location is ideal for ruin bars! Only things that would be nice if there were other “events” that are organised and you can definitely feel the mattresses are very old 😅 recommend staying here though!
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    20 Oct 2021
    Great hostel to stay in! It is in a great location and was super easy to meet other solo travellers. The bar crawls each night were always great fun and I wish I could have extended!! I’m sure I will be back one day. All staff were friendly and helpful. Hopefully our paths will cross again some time.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    06 Nov 2021
    I loved this hostel. The staff were so friendly and the atmosphere was great - it is fab if you are a solo traveller and want to meet people. The only thing I would fault is that is wasn't very clean, and reminded me of a dirty student house!
    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
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Elevator
  • Flexible NRR
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    2nd, Hostel Chain

  • 2020

    4th, Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2019

    3rd, Best Small Hostel Chain

  • 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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