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“Perfect place to stay when you are new to Budapest and every time you visit..!!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Groove
Szt. Istvan krt. 16 II/14, Budapest 1137, Hungary   |  
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Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
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“Perfect place to stay when you are new to Budapest and every time you visit..!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

When you visit a place for first time its most possible that you will run into wrong places specially choosing you accommodation.. but we where very lucky to choose groove hostel to stay... it felt like we are are not here for 1st time.. Specially the receptionists are very friendly and guide you perfectly to enjoy you vacations... Thanks to Lilly, Pana & a guy ( really sorry i couldn't remember his name) for giving a good hospitality... rooms are very pleasant... specially the double rooms are fully sophisticated and dorm rooms are perfect for group of people... one more plus point is it is very close to center almost in downtown so you can travel anywhere by transport or even by foot... so i recommend 100% for everyone who wants to stay in a best place in economical price Groove is a perfect selection to stay...!!!

Keerthi Chaithanya C S
Prague, CR..!!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Very cozy place, high ceilings and wooden floors, colorful and young,central, next to the tram line which goes all night long - so perfect for partying! But most important, the staff - all of them, make you feel like home, always eager to help and give tips for any kind of taste in the city. Only negative could be that there is no full breakfast included....but still, there is coffee and tea for free all day long.. so who cares about breakfast ;) I recommend it 100%!!

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

If u want to eat drink and party this is the place to be , oppo some nice restaurants and morrisons 2 prob one of the best clubs in pest , banging from thursday night til monday night u wont be dissapointed , the hostel is chilled and relaxed and is ver safe and secure , recommend this to everyone

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hostel is really nice. First, it is located near the city centre but away from the mess of bars and clubs which means drunk people on the street. The rooms are comfortable and cheap and there facilities are good. They provide you a towel if you need it and there is a laptop in the living room in case you are tired of looking at your portable device small screen. The staff is really nice and friendly and this makes the whole difference.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I can't speak highly enough of this place. My girlfriend and I elected to pay a little extra for a double room with en suite bathroom. What we got was better than what I might have expected at a hotel at twice the price. The hostel is based around a very attractive old inner courtyard. We had a really spacious room, lovely and warm in this cold December. On arrival our delightfully welcoming host made us coffee before showing us to our rooms. Staff continued to be exceptionally friendly and helpful throughout our stay and one night, in line with what was explained to us as Hungarian custom, small X-mas presents were left for us in the corridor outside our room. OK, so one of the shower doors stuck a bit and one of the bedside lights didn't work. but I'm sure if we'd bothered to mention these things to staff they'd have been happy to help. But considering the very reasonable price, the excellent hospitality, and the overall quality of the accommodation, these are very minor quibbles. We would strongly recommend this place to any visitor to Budapest.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in the four bed dorm for a bit more privacy, this room is really spacious and has a nice place to sit and chill by the window. The staff were friendly and genuine and really encouraging with any plans I was trying to make. Lockers are big which is good. Kitchen has a good layout and they offer some nice varieties of tea. Great location a few minutes from river and sziget, not right in the centre but only ten minutes walk but good situation for reaching most places. Thank you Groove

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

What a warm and inviting place to stay in Budapest! Gorgeous open-air rooms with verandah views, clean bathrooms, well-equipped kitchen and fun and fabulous staff for who nothing is a problem and making you feel at home is second nature. Met great people here who were up for a good time and also interested in seeing the city by day. Close to supermarkets, ruin pubs and all the sites. We all cooked a Halloween dinner together! Highly recommended.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: Szt. Istvan krt. 16 II/14, Budapest 1137, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 556 Specialty Lodging in Budapest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you want to feel home away from home The Groove is your place. Small, independent hostel (32 beds total, 4 dorm rooms and 3 privates) with everything you need: orthopedic matrasses, fully equipped kitchen, lounge area to meet people and plenty of social activities (bicycle trips - bicycle rent on site, cooking, pub crawl etc) and the friendliest, local, multi-lingual staff who eager to help you with good tips about Budapest and everything you need for a nice stay in this beautiful city. ... more   less 
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