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Big Fish Budapest Hostel

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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
The charming, small Big Fish Budapest is perfectly located in the downtown, within walking distance to all the main attractions. We offer huge deluxe dorms and privates, comfortable new beds with lockers, lots of freebies, power plugs and reading lights next to all the beds.There’s new bathrooms and toilets with hot showers, a well equipped kitchen, a cosy common room with a game corner, 24/7 reception, free maps, free towels...you will like it!Our LOCAL staff are experienced in tourism and are always happy to inform you about the city, the country or almost anything you need. We can recommend the best places to go, local food and drinks, pubs and clubs.Laundry service is also available with drying.There’s no curfew and no lockout.We have free Wi-Fi and internet, a huge collection of DVDs to watch and a PlayStation3!Meet travellers, share your travel experiences and learn about destinations. Like Verena said: Welcome home. :)
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
189Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
58Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Super chilled out hostel in a great location in Budapest (2 mins away from 1 euro kebabs...can you ask for anything else?). Staff are friendly and do such a fantastic job at keeping the whole place in tip top form - seriously, this place is...More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Had an excellent stay at big fish hostel. The reception was super friendly and the facilities very clean. Everything is made in order that you feel at home. Rabi is the best receptionist in town ;) Paola and Mathilde were super friendly too. Thank you...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I backpacked here with a friend recently, the hostel is a bit difficult to find as it is a floor in a big building. The kitchen is clean with nice lounge room for projectors, PC , lazing around etc. The staff was helpful to help...More

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

I was originally planned on staying at the big fish one night. That quickly turned in to a week. Everyone there is super friendly and generous. It felt like more a home than a hostel. I would stay here over other Budapest hostels. And Emily,...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Big Fish hostel is an absolute gem of a place. Homey, welcoming, the perfect place to meet other travellers and explore budapest like a local. The staff are always amazing and helpful. Met some people who will be in my life for a long time....More

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October 18, 2016|
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Response from Janis L | Reviewed this property |
my review was for a restaurant and also, somehow it showed up as a Hostel. the restaurant was great, never saw a hostel.
Room Tips
"I wish I chose the 8 bed female loft dorm - looked so cool!"
May 30, 2018
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"Good location, excellent staff"
Mar 21, 2018
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"Go for Red Room"
Jul 17, 2016
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"choose a room with windows ;-)"
Jan 29, 2016
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$20 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
HungaryCentral HungaryBudapestErzsébetvárosDistrict VII / Jewish Quarter
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