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Central Backpack King

Oktober 6. utca 15 | 1st Floor 1st Door, Budapest 1051, Hungary
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Ranked #164 of 556 Specialty Lodging in Budapest
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Central Backpack King now possesses a piece of my heart. This place was simply amazing. Wonderful staff, great tenants, and an overall blissful atmosphere. I extended my stay twice. The man and woman who own it are the most attentive, welcoming, and helpful duo ever (as was the rest of the staff). I couldn't have asked for anything more. Not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I stayed with my boyfriend for 3 nights, and it was really good. We rented the private apart with private bathroom. Was very quiet, clean and nice. Zero complains! The apartment is a few blocks away from where the actual hostel is, probably the reason why is quiet than the rooms on the hostel. Although we stayed at the hostel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place is close to a lot of sights around the Danube, the rooms themselves are nothing special but the price is right (and the woman at the front desk gets honourable mention as well). If you're looking for a cheap hostel in a good location I would recommend this spot. It is also close to a lot of restaurants.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Loved it here! Didn't meet too many people here but it really felt like home. The staff was more than helpful and it was one of my favorite hostels I've stayed in. I wasn't travelling during peak season so it wasn't super busy there or overly social, but none the less, it had a great vibe and I would stay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed in 4 bed private room. Great big, clean room. Clean and numerous shared bathrooms, good common facilities and 24hr very friendly and helpful staff. Excellent location with great access to all the main sites

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The hostel is good: nothing too fancy, but it makes up for it with the amazing location. Great neoighbourhood, easy to get to. I mostly use my hostels for sleeping and showering, so I did not stick around that much to know the atmosphere. But do not hesitate to stay here, location can´t be beat!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is the worst hostel I've stayed in. They don't turn the lights on just have candles everywhere which sounds nice but just makes everyone sleepy and boring. The staff were crap apart from the girl with the red hair who was lovely and super helpful. The showers are awful you have to hold it over you and the bathroom... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had an amazing stay for 2 nights in this hostel. It has the perfect central location, feels very safe and secure and had just the lovliest and cosiest atmosphere to it! Me and 4 friends were in a room for 5 and it was spacious and decorated not just plain and bland. Bathrooms were clean and well kept and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very central, and located on a street filled with great restaurants! Hostel rooms were cosy and great for backpackers. Although after a night out my friend came back to find the hostel had put another person in her bed... We informed the staff and they made my friend make up another bed to sleep in? Although we did request to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this hostel in the centre of town with friendly staff who went out of their way to help us out. We stayed in an 8 person mixed dorm and met some great people. The hostel was clean with a well equipped kitchen and free tea and coffee. Atmosphere fun and positive.

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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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