We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Perfect for my trip”
Review of Home Made Hostel

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Home Made Hostel
Ranked #102 of 670 Speciality Lodging in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 March 2012

After reading the previous reviews I didn't know what to expect. All those reviews 'best hostel ever', 'feels like home' and 'Amazing..' etc etc made me very suspicious. But in the two nights that I was there I saw a glimpse of how great a hostel this place is.

Pro's:
- Very warm & friendly staff.
- my bed was really comfy.
- my bed had its own light & plug
- there was a small curtain to give my bed some privacy (major thumbs up!)
- showers and bathrooms clean
- location is great. Metro nearby and most places walking distance.

Cons:
-None really :)

It's a small hostel and by no means modern but not run down at all, I stayed in the 8 bed dorm and it was quite spacious. This is no a party hostel but its quite social with people talking and drinking but its strict with the 'quiet after ten' rule. The staff are seriously friendly, seemed to get a kick outta helping tourists, always a plus!
It was perfect for my trip, I love Budapest and really want to return in the summer. I would gladly stay at the Home Made Hostel again.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank lc180
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (162)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

85 - 89 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2012

This is a wonderful hostel to experience Budapest. The location is just minutes away from the Opera house and the Museum of terror. It is also right beside the metro Oktogon and trams go outside as well making everywhere accessible. The hostel is located in a very old building. A tip I would give you for finding it is that it is on the same corner as Burger King. It is very easy to get confused and lose your direction at first.
I stayed in the double room. It was lovely and clean. Linen and towels are included. There was a TV but I didn’t really watch anything there. The kitchen was nice and the bathroom was the biggest I had seen so far on my travels. There are two computers for everyone to use and wifi too.
The staff really make this hostel great. They are so helpful. There was a cooking night on Tuesday and a bar crawl after. They don’t try to force you into going but you know the invitation is there. I went and had a blast, met loads of different people and really experienced Budapest at night. Even though it is a fun hostel there is a lot of respect which I really like. For example its fine for people to be in the kitchen or living room but if it is after 10 people are politely requested to keep it down. I think that is more than fair enough and I was glad to see this. I have to say it was the friendliest place I had ever stayed in. I loved Budapest itself, I found it to be a stunningly beautiful city and I cannot wait to return in the summer months. Well done Home Made hostel!

Room Tip: I liked the double room as it was quiet and peaceful.
See more room tips
  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank luckyangel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 January 2012

I had never spent more than a week when I was traveling, Budapest was the first exception. And Home made hostel contributed to this fact :D I had great fun staying there, you become friends immediately with the staff and the guests once you step in and sit down in the lounge. The place is beautifully decorated with things that surprise you :D Location was good because after the bar tours we were able to walk back though most people were drunk :P Budapest wouldn't have been so amazing without Home Made :D

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank chenxiao z
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Nice, friendly staff. Right near the oktagon. Close to Jewish quarter, City park and Opera house. Bout 20 min walk to Matthias church in Buda. Hostel has a very homely feel, relaxed atmosphere. Lots of info on things to do and where to eat/drink. Pub crawl was fun. We stayed in the private room for 4 nights and unfortunately our room wasn't cleaned once during our stay. Overall, a good, cheap hostel.

  • Stayed: December 2011
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank LittleSnuffy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I stayed her for a few nights in November and it was a perfect place to stay. When I arrived they were very friendly and they were even making dinner for all the guests that night. I'm not sure if this is a regular thing, but it just showed how nice and welcoming they were. The location is great, as you can comfortably walk to most things, or hop on the subway right next door. It's not a party hostel so you can get your sleep, but they have some awesome people running a pub crawl two nights a week so you can meet a lot of people and find some friends to drink with if you want. They were also great at recommendations for dining, drinking, or sight seeing. My main suggestion, though, is to write down the directions before you go. I thought I would just show up in the Oktogon and find it, but isn't as easy as that, and they explain it well on their website. My own fault.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank jmille6
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Budapest hotels
Terézváros
Adagio Hostel 1.0 Oktogon
Adagio Hostel 1.0 Oktogon
#37 of 670 in Budapest
199 reviews
The Groove
#70 of 670 in Budapest
136 reviews
Terézváros
Friends Hostel Budapest
Friends Hostel Budapest
#31 of 670 in Budapest
352 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
District VII / Jewish Quarter
Baroque Hostel
Baroque Hostel
#196 of 670 in Budapest
87 reviews
District VII / Jewish Quarter
The Hive Party Hostel
The Hive Party Hostel
#30 of 670 in Budapest
228 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Home Made Hostel? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Home Made Hostel

Address: Terez koerut 22 | 6th District, Budapest 1066, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Terézváros
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #102 of 670 Speciality Lodging in Budapest
Price Range: ₹ 614 - ₹ 2,455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Home Made Hostel. If you are a traveller looking for a friendly, well-located, home-from-home place, you’ve found your hostel! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your Home Made Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing