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Lowcostel Hostel

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed here in 2011 and must have been among the first guests. The hostel is essentially the first floor of a house and used to be a medical practice. The hostel consists of an eight-bed dorm and a double room, a common room with a TV set, a kitchen and a communal bathroom. I don't remember if the place... More 

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Wetherby, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Shocking place to stay..... yes it is cheap, however the pictures on here must be from years ago. They fail to show the huge amounts of mould and damp. Safety lockers....well one between 6 people. We booked a room for 4 and they did not even have any rooms for 4 so ended up in a 6 bed. The area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Although it is far from the Danube and city center, it is a short walking distance to the famous Széchenyi thermal bath, Heroes' Square, Vajdahunyad Castle, Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Varosliget Park, Circus, Zoo, Andrássy Avenue. Best thing about this hostel was the owner who's a man of integrity and generosity. It is not a big hostel and... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

For 6 euros a night I was slightly skeptical, but after seeing the reviews I thought why not. Turns out it really is good value for money. The location isn't great, but there is good public transport nearby so not too much of an issue. It's clean, has a fully equipped kitchen and the wifi is excellent. I do agree... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

the hotel is 1-1,5 hour by foot from the centre / Keleti railway station, but close to the Zoo, Vidam park (which, unfortunately, was closed), famous thermal baths, beautiful park or the Heroes´ Square....Dennis was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and very nice. I appreciate the free towels. Would have appreciated towel for the floor in the... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Completely baffled by previous reviews. Visited this hostel only two weeks ago and the photos on the website here and at other sites such as hostelbookers etc, do not match the actual hostel! The image of the modern tv room DOES NOT EXIST, instead we were shown the half plastered common room with dirty sofas. Red bedroom is also confusing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I hadn't expected much of this place given the extremely low price, so was very pleasantly surprised to find a fabulous hostel - Dennis and Anna are extremely friendly and welcoming, the location is not that central but easily accessible and close to some interesting places. Highly recommended.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

If you are going to Budapest because of the baths, Lowcostel is just down the street. It's the best bath in Budapest. That's one reason to stay at this hostel. Low cost is another. It's clean, friendly, has a good kitchen and very helpful in finding places that interests you. Anna and Dennis were very knowledgeable. I would recommend this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Lowcostel is located a couple of kms by foot from downtown Budapest on the Pest side. It is very lose to the city park and a lot of attractions such as Scheneyi bathhouse, Hosok Tere, Vajdahunyad castle and so on. I am a walker, so the walk from the hostel to downtown area along Andrassi St was great in my... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I was looking for a short and cheap vacation to Budapest. In the Internet I found that one for only 9€ per night. I didn't expected to much for the price. Even if the location is not the best, but you can get very fast and easy by public transport into the city. The owners are very nice and help... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's a tiny lovely brand-new hostel in the heart of the capital, situated nextby the capital's biggest green area with many possibilities such as bike-renting, lockers, free parking, well-equipped guest-kitchen, garden, BBQ place, free Wi-fi, TV, programs. Advantages: Our guests receive discounts with the coupon card in the surrounding Restaurants. Secure because the area is full of the foreign consulates which are highly protected by video cameras, Budapest’s largest green area is just around the corner, where hiking, Museums (Museum of Transportation/Fine Arts can be found), Thermal spa, Zoo and the Fun fair is located. LowCostel is one of the cheapest Hostels in Budapest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lowcostel Hostel

Address: Hungaria koerut 190, Budapest 1146, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Városliget
Number of rooms: 2
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