Long renowned as one of the least expensive places in all of Europe for vacations, Budapest features exquisite sights, a vibrant history, outstanding cuisine, and an arts and music scene that is second to none.
The Budapest Bubble offers accommodation in the center of the city, near to both buses, train station, and connected to the airport from the two central underground lines. Overlooking the National Museum and in close to the universities and major institutions, visitors can stay in one of the six-bedroom dorms after a day of going through clubs, restaurants, concerts, bookstores, and historical buildings.
With free Internet and coffee, travelers can plan their next adventure from their room or get information on bike tours from the friendly staff. With rooms starting at twenty dollars (US) per night, it is an affordable place to park for an evening.
Located within a few blocks of the Deak Square, where tourism facilities and metro lines come together, the Blue Danube Hostel offers visitors to Budapest a charming and clean place to stay for the duration of their voyage. With an English-speaking staff, travelers can get acquainted to the best cultural events and places to see, and then get insight on the best restaurants and clubs to spend the evening.
Though they do not have twenty-four hour reception, the facility has WiFi and currency exchange for tourists in need. With rooms starting at twenty dollars per night, it is a good stay for individuals or groups.
Said to be an "off the beaten track" location that gives tips and insight that others cannot, the Carpe Noctem was voted the most popular in all of Budapest during 2011. Near the city center and the Andrassy Utca and Nyugati station, it can serve tourists coming in from air or by train. With a staff that offer detailed introductions to the city, including pub crawls, the Carpe Noctem is marketed towards sociable or solo travelers who want to experience the fun of the city. With rates starting at seventeen dollars a night, it is also quite affordable.
Built in a historic building in the historic part of town, the Lavender Circus Hostel has a history of its own. Specializing in two bedrooms, couples, and friends may find it more welcoming than the giant dorm room hostels elsewhere. Features include a free daily tour of the city. With rates that start as low as seven dollars, the Lavender Circus is one of the cheapest hostels in all of Budapest.