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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

The Groove hostel must e one of the best options if you're travelling to Budapest, alone or with friends. It's around 30 min far from everything, on foot, and pretty close to the main public transports. Rooms are big and clean. My bed was really comfy. The recepcionists were kind, nice and always tried to help guests (who were great... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel is a converted large apartment and the staff make it feel like home. Very friendly, like staying at a friends place. Security is good, large lockers under beds - otherwise rooms are not locked, in fact room 2 is a thoroughfare to room 1 and the smoking area which isn't for everyone! Location is on one of the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My girlfriend and I booked the private room and found it to be nicer than most of the hotels you'd pay top dollar for in the US. The staff was incredible and very knowledgeable. We were fortunate enough to go on the hostels first ever walking where we met Barny (shortened because we cant pronounce it, lol) who would be... More 

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Thank Daniel N
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This hostel was by far the best hostel I have been to. It has a fantastic atmosphere, and the staff is not only warm and welcoming - the also has a great knowledge about the city. Their suggestions of clubs to go to were really good. The hostel is clean and has a kitchen where you can make your own... More 

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Thank Philip H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here whilst Interrailing, and had great fun, a great location just 5 minutes walk from the main bridge, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Provided a donation based meal too for travellers who wanted to stay cheap, comfy beds with blackout curtains and a great view from the window. We got stuck in a huge flash... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

An accidental double booking left us with a free double bed en suite with was very kind of them 😊 definitely would recommend it to anyone. Staff were amazingly friendly and chilled out as well as knowing all the best places to get drunk (from what seemed like first hand experience) great showers, great location, great people and great discounts... More 

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Thank Joe R
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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I spent three nights here out of a 12 night euro adventure. The groove hostel is welcoming, peaceful, fun and like staying with friends. The bunks have curtains for extra privacy or day time naps (I had a few) the bathrooms are plenty, clean and tidy and a good supply of hot/cold water. You can use the kitchen which is... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

fantastic location, great staff, super clean. great for solo travellers. Stayed here for 5nights and had the best time. When I arrived Fanni took herself a lot of time to show me the hostel and tell me about stuff to do in Budapest. Made me feel at home immediately. We went out on a pub crawl organized by Barny the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Felt like a second home. We stayed for 4 nights in the 8 bed dorm, room 2, which had a balcony, a spacious sitting area for chilling and comfy beds. The communal area was nice, and there was a place to cook. The staff were very friendly and helpful (even offering to book cabs for us at 1am). It was... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

I stayed in the private 2 person room for 3 nights and then switched to the 4-bed dorm because the private room had been booked out in advance and would highly recommend this hostel. Pro's: -What you won't find here: a bunch of obnoxious 18-21 year olds playing Kings Cup. Because it's priced a little higher, it weeds out the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you want to feel home away from home The Groove is your place. Small, independent hostel (32 beds total, 4 dorm rooms and 3 privates) with everything you need: orthopedic matrasses, fully equipped kitchen, lounge area to meet people and plenty of social activities (bicycle trips - bicycle rent on site, cooking, pub crawl etc) and the friendliest, local, multi-lingual staff who eager to help you with good tips about Budapest and everything you need for a nice stay in this beautiful city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Groove

Address: Szent Istvan koerut 16/II/14, Budapest 1137, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Price Range: RM62 - RM218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Remember a padlock!”
 of 5 bubbles Riley1993, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Mixed dorms, cheapest, does the job.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4019ADalih, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms are a little more expensive, but offer a bit of privacy and space.”
 of 5 bubbles Stinz3, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a lower bunk bed, they have curtains to avoid sunlight :)”
 of 5 bubbles sonis, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The private room is more than worth the upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles danielnC1853ZX, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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