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1 room, 2 adults

Gaia Hostel

2-star2 stars
Kossuth Lajos utca 17, Budapest, 1053, Hungary

City-center hostel within walking distance of Dohany Street Synagogue
  • Free WiFi
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  • I had a great stay at Gaia hostel, lovely big clean room and easy access to the bathrooms…Oct 17, 2019
  • Great location in the inner city. The upscale tourist places are toward the river, while…Oct 13, 2019

Gaia Hostel

from ZAR 9,484
  • Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Triple Room, Private Bathroom

What’s around Gaia Hostel


  • In Inner City Budapest
  • Vaci Street - 8 min walk
  • Great Market Hall - 11 min walk
  • St. Stephen's Basilica - 12 min walk
  • Hungarian State Opera House - 15 min walk
  • Szechenyi Chain Bridge - 16 min walk
  • Gellert Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool - 18 min walk
  • Buda Castle - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Ferenc Liszt Intl. Airport (BUD) - 21 min drive
  • Budapest Boraros Square Station - 23 min walk
  • Eastern Railway Station - 25 min walk
  • Budapest-Nyugati Station - 26 min walk
  • Astoria Station - 2 min walk
  • Ferenciek Square Station - 3 min walk
  • Kalvin ter Station - 7 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 9:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pick-up *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Second bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Gaia Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Gaia Budapest
  • Gaia Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Budapest
  • Gaia Hostel
  • Gaia Hostel Budapest
  • Hostel Gaia
  • Gaia Hostel Budapest
  • Gaia Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs HUF 2500 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs HUF 1.5 per hour

Rollaway beds are available for HUF 5600.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of HUF 35 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 3 costs HUF 0

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Gaia Hostel

  • Is parking offered at Gaia Hostel?
    Yes. Self parking costs HUF 2500 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Gaia Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Gaia Hostel?
    You can check in starting at 9:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Gaia Hostel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is HUF 35 per vehicle one-way.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,2 From 54 reviews

Very good 8,0
It was hot but still enjoyed it overall.
Wonderful staff. The hostel is small and it's on the 4th floor of an old building but there is an elevator. Despite the fact that it's small we didn't really run into the other guests and never had to wait for showers or toilets which was good. The only thing our double room was small and didn't have air con and it was around 36 degrees when we went so sometimes had trouble sleeping because it was too hot. There was a small fan thing that didn't work so we left the windows open which made it loud and still didn't really help cause no breeze blew in and the bathrooms got really hot. Though it's really close to the metro and to shops and supermarkets. The bus from the airport drops you off just around the corner so it's handy. And they let us check out late which was awesome.
Aleisha, nz7 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
The manager/owner did everything she could to make my stay comfortable and memorable. It is clear that many people return here again and again. Of course, there is no AC, so people using it in summer are taking a chance that it is not too hot. It was fine while I was there, 85 F in the day 65 F at night.
David, us5 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Budapest 33 degrees Celsius June 2019
Very good location. Judit was kind and knowledgeable about local things to do in Budapest.
gb4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Viva Budapest!
Centrally located. Turn right or left and walk there is a beautiful bridge. Steps away from a supermarket, McDonalds. Location is exceptional!
Dana, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
three day trip.
Amazing stay, great staff. Definitely will be back next time in Budapest.
ca3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Friendly service, great location
Tetiana, ieOther trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very,very pleasant stay
Excellent location, Judith is an incredible hostess,price is very nice, internet very good. I would and with luck will stay here again.
john, gb14 night trip
Poor 2,0
The host is very helpful and very nice. I did not realize this place has no A/C. Fan is not working. Very noisy when you open the door. August in Budapest is very hot and humid. The bed is very hard. I would not recommend if you can't stand heat. I am not used to with shared bathroom and see other people with shirtless walking around.
us2 night romance trip

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