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Ginkgo Hostel Informations

Five reason WHY Ginkgo?
1. Monday for 1Euro only during winter season! Book one night without any financial risk- and if you enjoy Budapest, stay longer with us.
2. Ginkgo has an excellent staff - Hostelworld's TOP 10 HOSTEL AWARD IN 2006 AUGUST and 2007 JULY. You can learn from us where ar

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1. Ferihegy Airport
- Airport Shuttle. 8 seats 'Airport Minibus' Service takes you directly to GH for HUF2990(EUR12)/40 min. If you are traveling more than one people it is cheaper to take a taxi.
- Public Transportation. Cost you HUF310*2 (4EUR)/60min. Tickets are available at the newspaper desk at the airport for HUF 310 one way. Be sure to buy two tickets. Change as little money as possible at the airport- rate is better in downtown. Public transport only until 22.30 pm! LOCAL big blue REPTERBUSZ(Airport Bus) under no 200E from the airport until its last stop. Bus stop at the airport: Terminal 1: just little bit left of the exit of the terminal. Terminal 2. Just go outside of the building, the stop is almost in front of you little bit on your right. The bus will bring you to the BLUE Line/M3 METRO. Use your second ticket at the entrance of the Metro. From the Kobanya-Kispest metro station, ride until the FERENCIEK TERE Station. Come up from the metro on the left-hand side. On your left you will see a Catholic church, left of the church is the busy Kossuth L. utca (street). Walk along Kossuth L. st for 100m/300feet until the first street, which is Szep st. You will find GH at the end of Szep utca, on the right side after the Internet Caf. Doorbell is on the wall just left from the entrance. Doorbell is on the wall just left from the entrance. Push No. 10 at the doorbell. Come up on the stairs straight into the courtyard. Ginkgo's entrance is on the left site, where we will warmly welcome you.
Warning! Always have a valid ticket, since it is controlled in Budapest very often, especially on the metro lines! Fine is 6000Huf/25Euro.
-Taxi. From the airport take Zona Taxi with a flat rate of Huf4100. Tax is waiting in front of the airport building. Otherwise Taxi service is only reliable in Budapest if you book by telephone. Be sure to confirm the price before starting your ride.

2. Train Stations
KELETI or DELI Station take the RED line metro (M2) to ASTORIA. At Keleti a new metro line is under construction, so metro exit is changed each month, so just look for M2 sign and find the entrance most probably left from the train station. After stepping out of the metro at Astoria, take the escalator. You will be in an underground plaza, not yet at street level. Walk straight until you can. From here there are two stairs on your left. Take the one which goes right - sign says Kossuth L. utca/st. Keep walking straight on Kossuth L. st. (Astoria Hotel will be on your left). The second street on your left will be Szep st. You will find GH on the right side, at the end of Szep st, just after the Internet Caf. Doorbell is on the wall left from the entrance. Push No. 10 at the doorbell. Come up on the stairs straight into the courtyard. Ginkgo's entrance is on the left site.

-NYUGATI Station take the blue line metro (M3) until FERENCIEK TERE. Come up from the metro on the left-hand side. To your left you will see a Catholic church, to the left of the church is the busy Kossuth L. utca. Walk along Kossuth L. utca for 100m/300feet until the first street, which is Szep utca. You will find GH at the end of Szep utca, on the right side after the Internet Caf. Doorbell is just on the wall left from the entrance. Push No. 10 at the doorbell. Come up on the stairs straight into the courtyard. Ginkgo's entrance is on the left site.

Warning! Always have a valid ticket, since it is controlled in Budapest very often, especially on the metro lines! Fine is 6000Huf/25Euro.

Warning! Ask a local people for ordering you a taxi- if you need one. Avoid taxis just waiting for you in front of the train stations under all conditions.

3. From Bus terminals
-Bus terminals are next to metro stations. Look for line M2 or M3 and see the Train Station section above for further details.

4. By car
Szep st is a one way street, entering from Realtanoda utca/st is possible. Keep in mind though that there is no free parking in the city center, however in 10 minu


Informations about Ginkgo Hostel

Five reason WHY Ginkgo?
1. Monday for 1Euro only during winter season! Book one night without any financial risk- and if you enjoy Budapest, stay longer with us.
2. Ginkgo has an excellent staff - Hostelworld's TOP 10 HOSTEL AWARD IN 2006 AUGUST and 2007 JULY. You can learn from us where are the local pubs, clubs and restaurants are- which are not yet in the guidebooks, this way you can save a lot of money- ie: set lunch for 3 Euro, beer for 1,5Euro.
3. Ginkgo is a non smoking hostel
4. Ginkgo has a very centered location- just 2 minute walking distance from the M3/BLUE line metro (FERENCIEK TERE station) and the M2/RED line metro (ASTORIA station).
5. Free internet too.

Five reason WHY NOT Ginkgo?
1. this is a hostel, not a pub or club, so please enjoy your stay and sleep, but not your all night long party time at Ginkgo. So party after 11pm? Yes, outside in the city. However we do not mind having groups just keep in mind, you share the hostel with fellow travelers.
2. this is a NON SMOKING hostel
3. we are not on Buda but on Pest site of the city
4. very basic kitchen- so if you love cooking, we are not the right hostel
5. I hope such reason does not exists :)

Other facilities:

* Free Internet access
*Free Wifi
* Breakfast, coffee, and the large variety of tea for 3 Euro.
* A basic kitchen which you are free to use.
* Laundry service, lockers and clean bed sheets and linens.
* WC's and hot water showers that are cleaned throughout the day.
* Easy access to all train stations and the Airport.
* 24-hr check in

Warnings on Budapest
1.Money changing rates at the train stations and airport- are at least 20% worst for you than in the city center.
2. Need to meet the beautiful girls of Budapest? Want to see them table dancing? OK, expect to pay 20Euro for a beer and 400Euro for a table dancer in case you do not book in advance at the reception in the hostel.
3.Need a pick up from the Airport or Train Station? Contact us by mail, and we will order for you a reliable taxi with flat rate.

4.Need group booking? Contact us directly per email.