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Home Made Hostel Informations

Hostelworld customers have voted Home Made Hostel in the top ten hostels Worldwide for October 2011. Thank you for all.

IMPORTANT: Due to new district rules, which came into force at the end of September 2012, the signs for all businesses in our building will be removed. Please use the building n

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We are extremely easy to access from all directions.

From Nyugati train station

If you arrive at Nyugati train station, you would either need take a 5-minute walk to Oktogon or hop on tram No 4 or 6 and go one stop to Oktogon. The hostels entrance is opposite the tram stop. Look for Number 22. We are located between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 5-10 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy one single ticket which costs 320 HUF (1.2 EUR).

From Keleti train station

Three options

1 Metro (includes one transfer)
2 Metro and tram (includes one transfer)
3 Taxi

1 Metro

Take metro line 2 (M2, red line) and go to Deak tr. Change for M1, go three stops and get off at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. Look for number 22. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 15-20 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy a single ticket for 320 HUF (1.2 EUR).

2 Metro and tram

Take M2 (red line) to Blaha Lujza tr (one stop). When you walk out of the subway, look for direction 'Moszkva tr'. Take tram 4 or 6. Go three stops towards the direction of 'Moszkva tr'. The third stop is Oktogon. The hostel is opposite the tram stop. Look for number 22. We are located between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Journey time: 15-20 minutes. Travel fare: you need to buy a transfer ticket for 490 HUF (1.8 EUR).

3 Taxi

If you wish, you can arrange a taxi through us beforehand. Do NOT hail a taxi. Price is 14-16 euro per transfer.

From Dli train station

Two options

1 Metro (includes one transfer)
2 Taxi

1 Metro

Take M2 to Deak square. Then change for M1 and go three stops towards the direction of Mexiki t. Get off at Oktogon.When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burger King down the main road (Terez Korut), between 'Maraton' sportswear store and 'millenium' bookshop. Look for number 22. You will find a small green Home-Made Hostel sign right above the bells as well as a bigger sign on the wall on the right when facing the main gate. Walk into the court yard through the entrance gate, walk 5 metres and then turn right. Walk up the stairs and then up the stairs again to the first floor and then turn right. Travel fare: you need to buy a single ticket for 320 HUF (1.2 EUR). Journey time: 20-25 minutes.

2 Taxi

If you wish, you can arrange a taxi through us beforehand. Do NOT hail a taxi. Transfer fee is 6-8 euros.

From Airport, Terminal 1

Four options

1 Bus and metro (includes two transfers)
2 Taxi
3 Airport shuttle bus
4 Airport shuttle train

1 Bus and metro

Take the bus number 200 to the underground terminal (Kőbnya-Kispest).Take M3 (blue line) and go to Dek tr, where the three metro lines intersect. Change for M1 and travel three stops towards the direction of Mexiki t: now you are at Oktogon. When you have reached Oktogon, look for Burger King. We are 50 metres from Burg
1. Hős�k tere (Heroes' square) 2. Opera House 3. St. Stephen's Basilica 4. Museum of Fine Arts 5. Margitsziget (Margaret Island) 6. V�rosliget (City Park) 7. Terror H�za (House of Terror) 8. West End City Centre (outlet) 9. House of Parliament 10. L�nch�d (Chainbridge) 11. Budapest Soho
Guests with a booking volume bigger than €200 need to transfer the amount for the first night to the hostel's bank account. The hostel will contact you after your booking regarding the transfer details. This also applies if one travel group is split in several bookings. Transfer fees are deductible from the remaining amount due on arrival. 2 We don't accept credit cards, so please pay in cash. There are plenty of ATMs around the hostel. 3 Please note that, as check out is 11am, if you arrive before 12am (noon), you may not be able to get to your bed immediately. If you arrive early, you can store your luggage at the hostel for free and hang around if you want. 4 Please note that we are NOT a party hostel. But If you wish to party, we can recommend you places nearby and organise a pub crawl at demand. 5 Please inform us if you will arrive later than your indicated arrival time. Please note that if you are late more than 3 hours and if we receive no previous notice, you may risk losing your bed. Thank you. 6 Please note that the private double ensuite room is an apartment (studio flat) located next door in the corridor. For details, please read 'Room description'. 7 Please note that our triple room includes a king-size double bed and a single bed.


Informations about Home Made Hostel

Hostelworld customers have voted Home Made Hostel in the top ten hostels Worldwide for October 2011. Thank you for all.

IMPORTANT: Due to new district rules, which came into force at the end of September 2012, the signs for all businesses in our building will be removed. Please use the building number (22) to find us. (Photos to be updated soon)
Please devote some time to reading the hostel description before making reservations. Thank you.

If you are a traveller looking for a friendly, well-located (a nice 20 minute walk to the Buda Castle District and other major sights), home-from-home place with a family atmosphere, you've found your hostel. This is the best hostel in Budapest if you want to make friends, share your travel experiences with others and go out to have fun with your hostel mates as part of our recently launched Home Made Hostel Bar Tour.


What do we have, what do we offer?

Rooms

- spacious rooms
- comfy beds (no bunk beds) with heaps of space
- great variety of rooms (privates, 4,6 and 8-bed rooms)
- individually designed interior in all rooms
- lofts with privacy
- security keys for each room
- two rooms (4-bed and 8-bed) are interconnected.


Facilities

- 3 clean bathrooms, no queues, hot water all around the clock
- guest kitchen
- common room
- free super fast internet
- free wifi in all rooms and common areas
- free use of Skype headsets
- free luggage store
- free printing up to 3 pages
- free padlock hire and lockers
- free safe
- free towel hire and bedlinen
- free tea and coffee
- free travel info, maps, flyers and travel guides
- free DVD hire
- free Budapest city maps
- free city maps for other foreign cities (Vienna, Prague, etc.)
- taxes included
- flexible check-in
- great additional facilities just round the corner (cafes, diners, pubs, restaurants, post ofice, ATMs, banks, pharmacy, money exchange, 24-hour shops)
- Laundry for 2,000 HUF (7 euros)
- free genuine Hungarian dinner on every second Tuesday
- Home Made Hostel Bar Tour on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Character
- whimsical decor, going beyond your typical drab backpacker room

Staff
- the friendliest and most helpful ever
- eager to provide best tips for going and eating out
- always approachable

Security
- lockers for each guest
- keys to the main gate for each guest
- keyless number code for each guest
- lockable rooms
- free safe on request
- 24 hour reception

Atmosphere
- a real sense of community
- very laid-back and friendly
- a great place to meet other travelers

Location
- 50m from mian metro line
- 10m from main tram line
- halfway between Heroes Square and the river Danube
- right in the middle of lots of great cafes, restaurants and relaxed bars
- great facilities round the corner
- the perfect base for exploring Budapest


IMPORTANT NOTES

1 Please note that, as check out is 11am, if you arrive before 12am (noon), you may not be able to get to your bed immediately. If you arrive early, you can store your luggage at the hostel for free and hang around if you want.

2 Please note that we are NOT a party hostel. If you wish to party, we can recommend you places nearby.

3 Please inform us if you will arrive later than your indicated arrival time. Please note that if you are late more than 3 hours and if we receive no previous notice, you may risk losing your bed. Thank you.

4 Please note that the private double ensuite room is an apartment (studio flat) located next door in the corridor. For details, please read 'Room description'.