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The best budget hotels in Budapest... inspected and approved.

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Csaszar, Budapest

With access to multiple swimming pools and reasonable nightly rates, the Hotel Császár is a gold medal winner.

7.2 Guest Rating

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Inn-Side Hotel Kalvin Haz, Budapest

Hotel Kálvin Ház is a 10-minute walk from The Great Market Hall, the Danube, and the café-lined Ráday utca.

8.4 Guest Rating

Red Bus Hostel, Budapest

Low rates, a quiet vibe, and a second-hand bookstore next door make Red Bus Hostel popular among the bookworms—party animals, look elsewhere.

8.3 Guest Rating

Editor's Pick
Green Bridge Hostel, Budapest

All-day espresso, a handful of computers, beds without bunks, plus a location parallel to popular Váci utca, help the Green Bridge Hostel stand out.

8.5 Guest Rating

Editor's Pick
K.M. Saga Guest Residence, Budapest

Rates are uncommonly low for the luxurious atmosphere the turn-of-the-last-century building housing K.M. Saga.

Editor's Pick
Papillon, Budapest

The Papillon Hotel, which sits atop a hilltop square in Buda, is perfect for visitors in search of a leafy retreat from concrete-central Pest.

8.3 Guest Rating

Editor's Pick
Leo Panzio, Budapest

With great rates, classier-than-average atmosphere, and a spot on Kossuth Lajos utca in the central 'hood of Belváros, Leo Panzió is a true Cheapo find.

8.4 Guest Rating

Editor's Pick
Nightingale Mini Hotel, Budapest

Nightingale Mini Hotel offers tranquil, Indian and Middle-Eastern influenced accommodations located right on the bustling Blaja Lujza tér.

7.0 Guest Rating


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Who are we? EuroCheapo is a guide to the best cheap hotels in Budapest and throughout Europe. Since 2001, EuroCheapo’s editors have been visiting hotels unannounced, inspecting the rooms, and recommending those that are the most affordable, central and clean.

Budapest remains a city that’s welcoming to budget travelers. With affordable restaurants, moderately priced attractions (spa, anyone?), and budget-friendly hotels, the city's been one of our favorites for more than a decade.

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