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Emerald Hostel

Kossuth Lajos utca No. 13 | 5th district, Budapest 1053, Hungary
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Ranked #274 of 498 Specialty lodging in Budapest
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please read! When we arrived there was no one there and the building was practically deserted however there was a number stuck to the door which we contacted and found out that the hostel had 'relocated' just down the road. The hostel we ended up in is called 'Muzeum Hostel' (I can't actually find that on tripadvisor) which is a... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

my friends and i (we're 7 people) stayed there for 4days and we could say that it was quite nice. the place is not so clean but its so comfortable because we have the room just for us. there's a kitchen where we can cook, and have a dinner also. the wifi is so fast. unfortunately the heater for the... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I was with my family in their apartment. What to say it was very very dirty. They even didn’t change bed clothes and they were completely dirty. Dirty floors, kitchen,… All beds were uncorfotable. No parking around, TV and WiFi didn't work, unpleasant guy who took the money and disappeared. DON’T GO THERE.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

,My boyfriend and I stayed in this hotel for three nights this August and one in September and foundit to be a really good hostel. We managed to test three bedrooms, firstly was a large dorm which could sleep 6 people, 2 of which in a double bed, in a really impressive room with a very high ceiling suggesting the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Not the best or newest rooms but they are still decent for such a cheap price. The best part is the central location. They speak good enough english to answer any questions you have about sightseeing too.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Emerald Hostel has great location, absolutely in the center. The prices are very good, almost the cheapest in the area. For that we received a standard room, free internet, flexible check in and check out. Bathrooms are common, like in many hostels. For the price it is not a bad choice

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Lyon, France
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

A group of 6 friends went there for almost a week in Budapest. We had a 6 bed room, just for us and that was quite nice but the room had 1 double bed and 4 single beds which were not great quality. The room look like a storage room with a lot of useless stuff inside like 5 closets... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We didn't receive the room that we booked. They gave us a much smaller one at the same price. The room was dirty, small and with bad smell. Don't trust the pictures that you see, they don't reflect the reality. At least they let us use the internet to look for another hotel. So don't waste your money here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

First of all, we rented a 3 room apartment with Emerald to arrive and find they have 'issues' with that apartment and only have a two room apartment for us. The '2 room apartment' was a one room apartment (kitchen with beds + bedroom) which somehow they call 2 room apartment. They offered it to us for the same price... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

We actually rented an apartment that was tired with this hostel. Overall we enjoyed our stay but it was very basic. It was also very very dirty. The guy was very nice as we had 10 stay in the 9 person place. There was definitely enough room for us, with three bedrooms the place was pretty big but he was... More

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Address: Kossuth Lajos utca No. 13 | 5th district, Budapest 1053, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #274 of 498 Specialty lodging in Budapest
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