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Carpe Noctem Hostel

Szobi Utca 5, 3/8A, Budapest 1067, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Upon arriving at Carpe Noctem Hostel, you will not receive the usual ‘check in/check out’ spiel, and you will feel anything BUT ‘yet another guest’. The staff at Carpe Noctem are absolutely awesome, and will go to great effort to ensure you experience what they, all of whom have lived in Budapest for a considerable amount of time, love about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are a small group (3, 2 or solo) and love meeting top class people and having a good time out day and night especially, this is the place for you. Carpe Noctem stood out from other hostels because the staff, on top of being friendly, welcoming, helpful with directions, suggestions etc., they took the guests under their wings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As someone who has traveled a lot and stayed in many hostels I can confidently say that this is possibly the best hostel I’ve ever stayed at. As a disclaimer, this is not the place to stay if you’re looking for just a quiet bed to sleep on for a sightseeing tour of Budapest but if you’re a 20-something backpacker... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with a friend for a few nights in November. On arrival, we didn't receive a particularly friendly welcome... The 5 people in the lounge were silent as we walked in and we were made to feel like we were intruding? However we didn't let that phase us; we were in BUDAPEST! Because we only had a short... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't feel anymore at home, the staff is very helpful and it feels more like a home instead of a hostel. The check in area is pretty much just on the couch in the living room. Since its small, 20 or so people. You get to know everyone very well. If you are all about partying then you MUST go... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, a few members of the staff were sweet and generally did give off a friendly vibe. However others were rude, unwelcoming and frankly a little hostile. The guests themselves were much friendlier and fun. It is possible we caught the staff on the bad day, however a guest is a guest, the staff are primarily payed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super duper sweet as hostel, good location, Fantastic solo hostel, staff take you partying every night. Friendly, relaxed and great place to mingle with other travellers! The true OG's of party hostels!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After staying at Carpe Noctem OG four times in as many years I simply can't get enough. Regardless of the staff or time of year the vibe is simply second to none, it is truly my favourite hostel in the world, and Budapest my favourite city in Europe. Party by night, check out any of the many activities by day,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was really unkind and look bored all the time. Chilling in pyjamas all day. For example, we asked one of them to know where is the train station and she replied that internet exists for that. Not a party hostel at all, complete silence after 9pm otherwise they threaten to kick you out. This place is really overrated... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Incredible, amazing, fantastic, awesome, phenomenal and a brilliant time. If you are looking for unbelievable time partying in Budapest you can't go past Carpe Noctem. They have the friendliest staff, free cooking essentials, are super clean and have extremely comfortable beds. They have activities planned every night which are combined with the other party hostels. You're guaranteed to want to... More 

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Address: Szobi Utca 5, 3/8A, Budapest 1067, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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