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Andrassy ut 53 (Oktogon), Budapest 1062, Hungary (Terézváros)
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Ranked #193 of 506 Specialty Lodging in Budapest
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is cheap sure but they provide you a lacking sense of even basic hospitality. Leaving me disappointed and very likely to avoid it like fire in any future stays in Budapest. Firstly, my friends and I planned a staggered stay (they would arrive earlier, I would arrive later), so we booked for the 4 bed dorm in 2 days... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Upon arrival, we were told that our room would actually be on a different site, just down the road from the main building. We arrived at the other building and our room was very clean and respectable. The kitchen however was a little unkempt and the bathrooms were not very clean: a little smelly. The building we stayed at had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I spent 2 nights with my friends in this hostel, we were 8 in an interrail trip so we wanted something cheap and good for the price, but this was so much better than what we expected! the rooms are very big, comfortable beds, lot of space, nice bathrooms, good situation.... 100% recommendable!!! I hope to come back ;)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed there two nights. The hostel is uncomfortable, the common area is tiny, the kitchen is messy. There are only three bathroom, one of them have only the shower. The hostel was full and it was impossible to take a shower on morning without waiting 30 minutes. The staff is not friendly at all, for ex one day there... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The standard was ok, but small common areas and unfriendly staff, but maybe he just had a bad day The kitchenette was messy. The location is really good, maybe a little hard to find the door but when you comes in there is a beautiful staircase! Works for a night or two!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Guru Hostel we drove past two times before we actually saw it. It is in a big old house with other hostels. The building is GORGEOUS! Real old style with a cute elevator in the middle of the house. The hostel seems more like a huge apartment turned hostel than an actual hostel, which in turn also makes it feel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I thoroughly recommend staying here - I arrived frantic as I did not have a place to stay, I was greeted with coffee and kindness!! The hostel has a chilled atmosphere - it is a nice place to meet people if you stay in one of the bigger dorms, but it is also not too loud so its easy to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I enjoyed my stay here very much. Very close to the metro station which made getting there easy. I stayed the first 2 nights in the 8 bed dorm, and decided to book for an additional night and was in the 4 bed room. Both rooms were great and very large in comparison to rooms in other hostels I stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I arrived in BUD without any accommodation booked in advance. I've just checked briefly and no doubt GURU hostel was considered to be my home in BUDa. Good loc, good stuff, good beds, good everything, and good price :-) Thank you Guru, thank you Budapest :-)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The hostel is well located with around a 20 minute walk into the centre of Budapest and a stones throw away from the bars and restaurants in the Jewish quarter. Upon arriving to the hostel I had a little difficulty in locating the door despite apparently being right outside- though this may have been me being tired/dense it would be... More

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Address: Andrassy ut 53 (Oktogon), Budapest 1062, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Terézváros
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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