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Central Backpack King

Oktober 6. utca 15 | 1st Floor 1st Door, Budapest 1051, Hungary (Belváros-Lipótváros)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
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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 June 13, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed in a private double room, but hardly got any sleep at all. The room is surrounded by the toilets and bathrooms and the doors slammed all through the night. Also, there are no windows to get natural light in the private rooms, making it really hard to get a concept of time. Won't be coming back here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Central back pack king had 91 percent on hostel world. That's why I booked it. The staff were lovely, as was everyone in Budapest and the location was the best you could ever hope for. However the hostel it's self was horrendous. 2 showers. One leeks and neither of them have a holder for the shower head. You had to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We ( 5 girls aged 23) have just returned from a 3 night stay at Central Backpack King hostel and we loved it. We booked a 5 bed dorm with a shared bathroom as we wanted privacy in our own room. We received a warm welcome from the owner who was very hlepful in reccomending all the best sights to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

good position, nice staff, prices ok, you can drink and chat in the living room no bothering about noise and so on. unfortunately, the place is worse then many hostels i've been in Europe...very small spaces,bathrooms often wet. That's why i can't rate it more, but i feel like suggesting it to a group of friends, possibly young

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed three days in a ensuite, me and two of my friends It was cozy and clean...the staff are really nice too It is located to saint Stephan Cathedrale which is a famous touristic attraction and Andrassy Street, the Champs Elysees of Budapest, a walking distance i would go back to it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We went there for NYE and we were all surprised by the welcoming atmosphere of this hostel. It's clean, we had a private room at the second floor for our group. Good service and nice decoration. Felt like home ! The location is just perfect in downtown Budapest where everything is around ! We will come back !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This hostel was the best I have ever stayed at. It is a little sketchy when you are first walking into the building and finding the hostel, but as soon as you walk in the door, settle in, and communicate with the staff you realize you have hit the jackpot! CBK is very centrally located on a strip of fantastic... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Stayed for 4 nights for a cheap weekend break with a friend in a private room. Fairly basic but we couldn't have asked for more and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the other guests were a good crowd and it's a nice walk to the ruin bars. There's an awesome middle eastern restaurant next door too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

As a large group, we felt quite comfortable in a friendly and colourful atmosphere, we could cook our meals in the kitchen, had wifi everywhere in the hostel and went on foot to see most of the attractions of the city. River was two streets away and Saint Istvan Basilica was just 5 min on foot. If i go Budapest... More

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Address: Oktober 6. utca 15 | 1st Floor 1st Door, Budapest 1051, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Belváros-Lipótváros
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