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Shantee House

Hostelworld.comUS$ 27*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This hotel was one of my favorites in my trip around europe. I heard about it one year ago through a friend on facebook. She posted posted some really nice picture and in that moment I said I need to come here as well! And so I did. The staff are very friendly and they try to speak with you...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I liked the place. My room in the basement was a 3 bed room, and a little damp without a real window to open and get som fresh air. Bathrooms were not world best, no way to regulate water temperature or amount. Very nice kitchen, very good wifi. Friendly place.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The sweetest, coziest and most beautiful hostel I have ever seen. Period. And lovely people. No loud "party&alcohol"-hostel, but a quiet, small, calm and very social hostel. You meet friendly people there. A true Hippie-hostel. :)

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Thank Daniel W
Lammi, Suomi
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I absolutely recommend this hostel for everyone who enjoys relaxed atmosphere, good company and peace. This is really unique and cozy hostel. Beds are good, rooms are variable (bigger and smaller dorms, 2-1 person rooms) and cheap, bathrooms are very clean. There is many comfy places to hang out. All good!

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Shantee House (previously known as Backpackers Hostel) is a real gem located on a quiet side street, tucked away from the husstle & bustle of the vibrant city of Budapest. Did you know that this was the very 1st hostel opened in Budapest?! Sipi, the owner of the hostel is truly an extensive World traveller. And Shantee House is the...

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3Thank AndreaKKiss
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Really nice place to rest in buda side. Good price, good ambient and lovely place. In 15/20 minutes you are in the city center. All the beds are new. It's really clean: the rooms and the bathrooms. Totally reformed. This place have everything than need a good traveler.

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Thank Raul P
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Shantee house was, for me, a rejuvenating sanctuary. I'd been traveling for months staying in hostels, and finally got to catch my breath here. We used the kitchen to cook and bought our food just a few blocks away at the grocery store. The dorm on the top floor room was spacious with plenty of light and windows to get...

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Thank Jeana M
Sarospatak, Hungary
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I spent a night there after previously visiting it and (already) falling in love with it. First of all, this house is unlike any other places I've seen. It feels like home from the first minute. Be prepared for a super welcoming colorful embrace, when you enter the door! They've put incredible care and love into every little detail. It's...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Shantee House is very much billed as a chill-out, hippy kind of an experience. There is incense burning and Bob Marley playing and pictures of the Dalai Lama on the walls. Which is all well and good. There are also a lovely dog and cat hanging about, which help to achieve a nice, relaxing atmosphere I would say that I...

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Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights. Loved every second of it. Slept soooo goood. :) And although I spent most of the day around the city, coming back to Shantee at the end of the day, definitely brought a feeling of coziness. It is a great place to start the day with a nice cup of coffee on the beautiful terrace,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DEAR TRAVELLING SOULS !!!!! Our cozy and friendly Hostel is located 12 min from the center in Buda. Great location, with excellent 24h transport. A Brand New colorful House welcomes you with a well - traveled, knowledgeable stuff with a joyful, magical atmosphere and comfortable rooms. There is a lovely Asian style green garden with apple & pear trees, hammocks and a great Mongolian yurt which gives a tranquil ambiance, an unforgettable stay! Free Internet / Wifi, Free Coffee / Tea. We are open since 1992 just been beautifully renovated in the winter of 2012. Continuously providing heavenly home for travelers from all around the world. Everyone is warmly welcome all year around! BOOK a room NOW and Enjoy your stay at a homely BASECAMP to DISCOVER Budapest & Hungary! We Offer:~ private & dorm rooms~ rooms with en-suite bathroom~ fully equipped kitchen~ linen, towel included~ caving tours, ~ magical daytrips to the Pilis mountain~ free maps ~ travel books~ easy access when arriving by car~ free parking~ free luggage storage, lockers; safe facility~ cheap bike rental~ cheap beer, drinks~ camping area~ BBQ on request~ Ayurvedic Massage~ great info on the city and Hungary HAPPY TRAVELS and hope to see you soon! Shantee House Crew, Budapest ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shantee House

Address: Takacs Menyhert utca 33, Budapest 1113, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Price Range: ₹ 899 - ₹ 3,148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shantee House 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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