The newly renovated Friends Hostel offers all the services most Budapest hostels can provide: central location, friendly staff, clean private rooms, dormitories and apartment, free internet/wifi, guest kitchen and reception. Then WHY should you choose US?
Because we want to show something about Hungarian art and artists as well.
With our decoration, design and set up we would like to show you our painters, inventors, architects and our city. You can also see the art pieces of our contemporary artist friends.
So if you are a bit culture minded and would like to know a bit more about us, about our culture and the famous Hungarians, hopefully we can offer something for your taste.
If it was not enough, here are some more reasons:
We know, from our backpacking experience that:
* Comfort and relaxing sleep is especially important so we provide good quality mattresses, and bed linen
* Our Location is ideal for sightseeing, visiting spas, museums or clubs.
We are situated on the grand boulevard of Budapest city centre among cinemas, theatres,
plenty of restaurants, clubs, and cafes, near the Opera House, the Music Academy, Liszt Ferenc square (Budapest's most trendy square) and the Andrssy avenue.
There are 12 Restaurants, 14 cafes/pubs/clubs, 3 shops/supermarkets, 4 banks with ATM, 2 Money Exchange offices , a museum (House of Terror), a theater (Madch), a cinema (rkmozg), a metro stop (Oktogon, M1), 2 tram stops, 3 bus stops, a tourist office, a post office and a pharmacy within 300 meters from us.
* Our Staff members are all locals, living in Budapest Centre, so can give you the most accurate information about museums, sights, events or places to go out. We will be happy to plan your trips, or arrange activities for you inside our outside the hostel.
* Cleanliness is a crucial point and our newly renovated and refurbished hostel (in March 2010) will surely meet your expectations!
Finally our services:
Enough number (1 for max 4 persons) of shared showers with nonstop hot water and toilets
Well equipped Guest kitchen (Coffee machine, toaster, microwave oven, oven, refrigerator etc.)
LCD Television with Sat TV in reception area
Wide variety of Games for your Fun (Board games, others)
Our Art Gallery with modern and contemporary art pieces, paintings
Dormitories, Private Rooms, Apartments (ensuite room = Apartment is in a separate building 3 minutes walk from main hostel) /total 8 rooms for 25 persons/
Tour & Travel Information
Well equipped rooms (dorm & private): not only a bed (like in many hostels), but table, chairs, bedside table, wardrobe, mirror
Free bed linen, towels
Free tea and basic food materials
Television in room on request( possible in the private rooms only)
Locker for the dormitories
Free personalized programme planning
Free maps and brochures
Free liquid soap, shower gel
Free programmes once weekly (cooking together and/or pub crawl and/or walking tour)
Free Fans for all rooms
Free hairdryer rental
Free Bike parking in the courtyard of the house
(Free arrival transfer if you book a private room for min. 7 days - please contact us with flight details)
Flexible Check in out (Early Check-in & Late Check-out may be possible)
Free Laundry in case of min. 5 nights stay
No curfew No lockout
No hidden costs, no additional taxes like tourist tax or VAT, you pay what is confirmed
Transfers from airport/bus/train station to our hostel and/or back
Underground Car parking/Garage 300 m from us (1990 huf cca 7.5 eur / 24 hours)
Breakfast (in the eateries nearby us; cca 500 huf )
Cheap Outgoing phone calls
Cheap Budapest City tours and other activities (from 2 500 huf / pers)
Laundry (1 500 huf / wash)
We hope we gave you enough reasons
Ps: No large groups please, maximum 5 persons are welcome!
We look forward to welcoming you at Friends!
Laszlo & Miklos (owners)
Cancellation 24 h prior to attival: free; otherwise (cancellation within 24 h) 1 night stay is payable (we charge the total amount of the first night stay)
If you book more than 1 room:Cancellation 72 h prior to arrival time and date: free, otherwise 1 night stay is payable (we charge the total amount of the first night stay)
Check in is from 09:00 till 24:00
Please note: we require your estimated arrival time.
If you arrive in a different time than written when making the booking, please report your new arrival time in advance
If you did not inform us about your delay earlier, and you arrive more than 2 hours later (or much earlier than reported to us), you may not be able to check in and need to call (sms) us at any of our contact numbers.
If you delay more than 3 hours, and did not inform us in advance about your new arrival time, we keep the right to sell your room.
To avoid waiting for us (or loosing your room) we suggest you to inform us in advance about any change in your arrival time. In this case you can spare time for you and for us.
Night check-in: If you arrive later than 23:30 (between 23:30-01:00) we will charge you 5 eur extra to cover our expenses (taxi)
Early check in: in low season if you arrive in the morning before 09:00, noone may be present so you can not enter the hostel.
In this case You have to wait till 09:00 am, when our staff arrives (working hours start from 09:00)
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
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