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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wauzi and we felt really welc(h)ome! Best Hostel we could have chosen. Little bit of an alternative, free, hippie flatshare. Thank you so much! Only thing what was hard - the matress. But maybe now we have every bone and vortex where it's supposed to be! Love from Wauzi, Philomena and Salomon from Germany

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We like it to stay at Gingko. It has a nice and cosy atmosfere and it's clean. There were more people staying, but it still was very quit (although we slept next to the common room and sometimes we heard some people in the night, but they weren't too loud). The room was nice, although the bed/matras was very hard.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Feels like home. Been for 2 nights, and everything was great :) rooms are big and comfortable, and personel are soo nice. Downtown is very close, and I will definetly come back again :) Room are clean, toilets as well, and there is a lot of informations about Budapest :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I stayed for three nights in a double room with shared bathroom, and it didn't lack anything. The room and the common areas were really cozy, it felt more like staying in someone's home than in a hostel. Both the room and the bathrooms were very clean, spacious and well equipped. However, it felt pretty empty when I was there.... More 

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Århus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This place was a breath of fresh air having spent the previous week in a big hostel with absolutely no personality or charm to it. The staff at Ginkgo Hostel is kind, helpful and professional. Everything here is actually quite nice except from two things: the wifi doesn't work in the 6-person dorm room, but they are working on that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

It was amazing time for me at Budapest. The choice was perfect. Location at centre of the city. Night life 2 blocks away. Plenty of options for restaurants and I got a nice offer for 2 night stay. Clean beds, decent rooms with 7 beds. Many bathrooms and toilets. Breakfast was not suitable for me. But many did choose to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We book the hostel at last minute, and ginkgo looked as our best option. It is a ok hostel, nice staff and good location, really close to Astoria and Ferenciek tere. But some things were not so nice: the room was for 8 bed, you had to go through another 8 bed room, disturbing everyone at night. There is no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. It had a nice laid-back atmosphere, which was helped by the fact that a lot of people hung out in the common area/kitchen. The staff was super friendly and helpful in giving directions to sights, restaurants, the airport and a place to print out my boarding pass. :) The facilities were clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The staff is very helpful and friendly. The location is very good, near a supermarket and also near the famous danube. I would probably rate it higher if it would have more bathrooms (at the moment the hostel had many people living there at the same time)

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Waldenbuch, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Was meant to stay in another hostel in Budapest, but they messed up the booking, thankfully Glinkgo took us in last minute, was a a great stay, very friendly atmosphere, but most importantly; fantastic location.

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Staying in District V / Inner City

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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Additional Information about Ginkgo Hostel

Address: Szep utca 5, Budapest 1053, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: $18 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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