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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 6 Erasmus students planning to rent the hostel for the whole autumn. After only 1-2 weeks we discovered bed bugs in several rooms and therefore wanted to cancel our stay. The owner (Viktoria) refused to give us our deposition back despite these conditions. So I would strongly warn anyone from staying at Animation Hostel.

Thank niklasfries
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is an older building but very secure. Room was small but clean. The lady that worked there was extremely helpful and friendly. There is a lift which is great when you have luggage. There is a kitchen which is great to be able to make a coffee or tea etc. There is also a computer for use by the...

Thank cheryls682015
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This place was very secure, with a passcode to enter the building and keys securing the door and room. There was a bit of confusion finding it as the location looked like it was a dentist office. but once you looked closer to the names on the buzzer then it specified the right place. It is right off of Vaci...

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1Thank tamurield
Reviewed 23 October 2016

i did this trip with my mum, and the pictures shown on the website, are nothing to do with the reality we found in this place, is a completely expensive lie... Although is a very well located, in the city centre, close to the river, I was very disappointed. The room was about 5mq for two people, (very small for...

Thank Nataly G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

nice hostel in heart of THE BEAUTIFUL BUDAPEST 15 minutes walking from all places will you visit there is a small kitchen with every thing you need kitchen tools to cook even salt pepper......etc free drink whole day receiption staff excellent super help you print any papper free ...... there are a copmuters to use there are many large shops...

Thank Hany M
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great downtown location and friendly service, but we had bed bug bites from staying in one of the big rooms that had multiple beds in them. We were only offered 20% refund on our one night stay even though we had to spend time and money on treating all of our clothes and luggage that may have been infected with...

Thank Laura P
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in a few hostels and this is the best I have been to. Although we took over all 8 beds for only 4 people. So, having the entire place to oneself is very nice. You will not be disappointed if you were to stay in this particular hostel.

Thank Mivan69
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It is a 5 mins walk from the nearest metro station, all the main attractions are of 15 mins walk like; the landmark suspension Chain Bridge, etc. We were 5 friends and had made the reservation but the owner (whose name i forgot) was kind enough to upgrade us to an Hostel 2 Bedroom Apartment which was amazing. The entrance...

Thank Malik Bejar A
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Our room were in the other building from reception. Amazing, old room with high sealing and old furnitures wich fits perfectly there! Beds were comfy. Pillows abit too flats to my taste but using sofa pillow under wasnt a problm. They gave own keys to our use so you can go and come however you want without buzzing summers and...

3Thank Emmi H
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Animation City Hostel is located in the heart of Budapest. Great choise for a great price. Very clean and the staff are very friendly and willing to help. Not the best soundproof but who spends much time in the room when traveling?! Finally the sharing bathrooms, 2 for all the tenants but they are always clean.

1Thank Petros K

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Animation City Hostel is a brand new property int he historical center of Budapest. Located only a few steps away from the famous pedestrian street of Váci utca, the beautiful Danube bend, and the Synagogue, which is the biggest one in Europe. Our accomodation is a cozy, lovely and youthful hidden gem in the downtown. We provide 6 tastefully designed rooms, which are able to host a total of 10 people. Public computers and a fully equipped kitchen is available for our guests comfort. Tea and coffee making facilities are free of charge during the stay. To feel at home we ensure a small public area with flatscreen TV, and comfortable sofas to have rest after a busy day in the city! The staff is on hand at any time of a day 0-24 to help you with questions and advices. Ticket- and restaurant reservations are available on request, guided city tours can be arranged. Breakfast is available on-demand at Café Bali restaurant, only a minute from Animation City Hostel. (Pets are welcome – additional fee is possible.) Superb, professional dental services in the apartment building. Our hostel awaits all those looking for a happy, family-friendly, accommodation in the heart of Budapest with a well knowledge staff who is ready to give you all information about the life of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Animation City Hostel

Address: Haris koez 2., Budapest 1052, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: RM47 - RM236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Animation City Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Turn the heater on in advance so that it is good and comfortable in the evening during cold weather.”
tamurield, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“After my experience i don't recommend staying in this place.”
  • another walking bedbug
  • Room 6 (nothing like the pictures shown on the website) a completly lie
  • an alive bedbug
  • a death bed bug on the sidetable
916natalyg, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“a good room in heart of Budapest”
731hanym, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The superior double is sunny.”
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