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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first trip within Europe and Pal's made it so wonderful. We stayed in a 6-person apartment and found everything to be perfect. The rooms are beautiful and the views of St. Stephen's Basilica cannot be beat. You really do get so much for such a bargain, especially when split between the group you're traveling with. I found...

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BudapestPal, Owner at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! I am working on having other locations in long term. We'll see.. :)

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

RE double room right by Deak Ferenc & Vaci Utca. Fab location-walking distance to main shopping area & great bars & restaurants. The flat itself was amazing with an INCREDIBLE bath! I have never seen a bigger bath or nicer bathroom! Great little kitchen & table to eat at. I would definitely return here & would urge others too as...

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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Pal's Hostel from January 14-16 with another two friends. We had been travelling around Europe for a couple weeks and we were tired and cold when we arrived at 10:30 AM to Pest, so it was a really nice surprise when they gave us the room earlier than what we expected. The apartment was simply perfect; clean,...

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Stockton on Tees UK.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spacious apartments. Well managed and helpful staff throughout a lot of planning for a group visit in July. A few metres from St Stephen's Basilica and city centre. Walking distance to the river Danube. Metro stops within easy walking. The entrance is unattractive but once inside apartments they are adequate for a youth group and well equipped.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our room was large and ideal for communication with a large group of friends. The design of the rooms was typical of a hostel. The location of the hostel was strategic as it was just next to St. Stephen's Basilika. Towels were provided along with free tea in the common area. The staff were also helpful in guiding us through...

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BudapestPal, General Manager at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you, Victor! So why only three points for location? :)

Gland, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The hostel, with apartments around the square where its headquarters is located is perfectly situated in the heart of the old city of Pest. It lies next to St. Stefan's Basilika. On arrival with a booked taxi from the airport, a young receptionist welcomed us. He explained us most of everything from the hostel to the best places to eat...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Stayed in a private double room, was located in an apartment with three other rooms with shared kitchen, bathrooms and living area. All very spacious and clean. Staff very friendly and helpful both before the stay and during, doing anything they could to help improve your stay. Brilliantly located right next to St Stephen's Basilica, ideal during December for the...

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Cheers!:)

Udaipur, India
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I stayed in communist apartment , Amazing view ,nice and very spacious .Bathroom was nice and big . Kitchen is also good . i stayed there for 4 days . My major issue was no cleaning and no change of linen for 4 days. You reach back late and tired and there is no cleaning which makes you aweful ....

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BudapestPal, General Manager at Pal's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you! Yes, in private ensuite rooms/apartments we offer a free cleaning/changing sheets only if you stay 5 or more nights. If you stay less than 5 nights we can clean your room on request for 7€. We do daily cleaning in common areas and shared bathrooms.

dumfries
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This hostel is incredible. The rooms are huge, warm, clean and beautiful. The staff are really helpful and friendly. The location is the best I have ever stayed in. I can't believe how lucky I was to stay here.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Pal's far exceeded our expectations. My friends and I stayed over the weekend in a four bed mixed dorm, which was more like an apartment than anything! The location was perfect for what we wanted to do and the view from our room was incredible too. The staff at reception were really helpful too!

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Happy to hear that:)

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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Pal's Hostel Budapest - not a regular hostel indeed but a chain of apartments in the very centre of Budapest around St. Stephen's Basilica. If you fancy privacy and want to stay in a place that feels just like at home, come to Pal's Hostel and enjoy your own apartment in Budapest.We also offer private rooms with shared bathroom. All apartments/rooms are within 100-400 meters from the reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pal's Hostel

Address: Szent Istvan ter 3. | doorbell no. 15, Budapest 1051, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: $33 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pal's Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“The church clock at the Basilica chimes every fifteen minutes - ask advice about rooms not facing the church if noise matters.”
 of 5 bubbles PhilipatIngleby, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Incredible views from the hostel”
 of 5 bubbles rosienchip, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Buy food in nearby supermarket and cook at hostel`s kitchen rather than spend money on restaurants in case of budget travel.”
 of 5 bubbles stepano798, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are above the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles nyraj, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is a long climb to the second floor rooms in one of the buildings so suggest small amounts of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles carolep862, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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