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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Me and 3 friends sleep in the hostel during 2 nights. We booked a room with 6 beds but we were alone in the room, the staff was so nice and helpful, everything was clean and it is a calm place. I hardly recommend it, all was amazing!

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Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Old building, beautiful architecture, very good location, there is a club in the opposite side of the street, the staff was very kind and helpful, the kitchen has everything u can need (even spices) I recommend that hostel

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My sister and I stayed at The Groove for Christmas and it quickly became our home away from home! The staff cooked a lovely Christmas dinner of traditional Hungarian food and we shared it with the other hostel guests. The vibe was super chill and comfortable. We always looked forward to coming home to our warm and cozy hostel after...

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The hostel is in an old building. Don't worry, it still has a lift. Centrally located too, most of the sites are walking distance from here. Lots of restaurants, money changers and convenience stores nearby too. Stayed for three nights at a double room at the apartment. Room is spacious and clean, with a sofa, clothes hanger and speaker. Bed...

Thank melodymedley
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small hostel for relaxed days in Budapest. Few rooms available making it more like a big house with many guests than a loud hostel. Staff friendly and willing to serve your customised needs. Location great and not loud in the same time.

Thank Panagiotis M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The hostel is set in a beautiful location, central enough to access the city but with enough security and peace to get a great nights sleep. The staff there were extremely helpful and relaxed. The hostel had a really homely vibe, each bunk bed also featured curtains which is a great touch. The rooms also had sofas and hammocks and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place for me felt like a fifth storey apartment. It was very homely. There are only two or three rooms for guests to stay in. My room had a hammock, sofa, and balcony with an exquisite view of the city. There is a kitchen and fridge for everyone's use, a tour desk promoting lots of parties and activities and...

Thank Michael L
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Such a cosy place, a beautiful apartment with a great location turned into a hostel. Great hangout areas and a fully equipped kitchen. The staff was a bit unclear and did not really provade great service at times but other then that we had a great time at this hostel and met great people.

Thank krissi3
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel was in a pretty cool building and had some hip/cool aspects to it but overall we were not happy with our stay all together. When we arrived (quite late) the woman working there gave us the option to pay in euros or in Hungarian currency but once we said we'll pay in euros she had pulled a face...

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lilaj84, Manager at The Groove, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, First of all thank you for your review. I would like to point out some things that may clarify your situation. That woman (girl) is one of our most beloved and experienced receptionists who has nothing but positive feedback from guests ever since she works here, so it's hard to imagine she was rude to you. You only...

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2016

On an upper floor through a pass worded door, this meant we felt safe in otherwise pretty scary area! I'd recommend this to anyone travelling around Budapest, it was in a great location, friendly staff and a lovely room. The downside was the shared bathrooms weren't great, hence the 3/5 star review. It was often difficult to get in to...

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lilaj84, Manager at The Groove, responded to this review

Dear Riley, Thanks for your review, please let me note some things. First of all I don't know why do you think that our area is unsafe, Budapest is among the top safest capitals in Europe and the area where our hostel is situated is even one of the best ones in Budapest..I don't know if you had a bad...

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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: ₹ 844 - ₹ 2,531 (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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