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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
  • Dec 6, 2016
    “cozy and clean”
  • Sep 21, 2016
    “A bit quiet”
Szep street no. 5, Budapest 1053 Hungary See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
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Description
Staying at Ginkgo will open up hundreds of years of Hungarian history to you: it is housed in a historical art nouveau building that still bears bullet holes from the 1956 Revolution against Soviet occupation. ...More The hostel is located in a flat that was privatized after the change of regimes. Historical marks surround you whether you are outside the building or in Gingko's unique courtyard. Ginkgo Hostel lies in the heart of downtown Budapest, near the Danube, on the Pest side of the city. In a few minutes you can reach historic sites and the most popular cafes, restaurants and pubs as well. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
26
Location
Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City / Belváros-Lipótváros
Nearby
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
...More
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

This hostel is in a very good location. I have stayed here twice. The rooms are fine and the place is very clean. The kitchen is not much. One hot plate and a microwave. The staff is very nice, in that grumpy Hungarian way. You...More

Thank Myrani
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I stayed over Sziget week so I'm sure that was one of the contributing factors in why it was so quiet in this hostel. First night I had to sleep on a matress on the floor while there was a bed free as the person...More

Thank Aisling B
Reviewed August 16, 2016 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...More

Thank Philomena- A. K
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,...More

Thank BlerfLoes
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...More

Thank Nemanja I
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"personally i chose my room because it was with 3 bunk beds and one single bed... i snagged the single bed for..."
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"Room I stayed in had nice high ceilings and lots of space."
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