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Island Hostel Budapest has a cheerful atmosphere and is located on the car-free Margaret Island, surrounded by nature.

You can make pleasant memories on our comfortable 200 m2 terrace, which is bathed in special lights overlooking the Danube and the Parliament building, and is excellent for spending your free time.

Our common kitchen is fully equipped, suitable for baking and cooking. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. The rooms are functionally furnished, have a private bathroom, and the dormitories have shared bathroom facilities and most rooms equipped with USB charging facilities and reading lights.

The Palatinus Beach is 650 feet from the hostel. The stop of trams 4 and 6 running through the city is located 2,450 feet from the hostel and can be reached by walk. Palatinus Beach is 650 feet away. Bus 26 to the city center is 850 feet away.

The Parliament building and the tram to Buda Castle can also be reached by walk. Public parking is available for an additional fee and 15 minutes walk from the accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Island Hostel Budapest has been welcoming guests since Jun 26, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)


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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    No, but we have a lot of programs to offer in the city from walking tours to caving, even pubcrawls, boat parties or shooting.
    Answered on 23 September 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    After check-out (10:30) you can leave your luggages in the kitchen until 8PM.
    Answered on 11 September 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are provided for every bed for free but for the towels we ask for a 5€ deposit which you get back upon returning them. For private dorms we pri..
    Answered on 11 September 2019
  • Hello, Do you offer a late check-in? Our plane doesn't land until midnight.
    Yes, if you let us know on time in your reservation :)
    Answered on 27 January 2020
  • we are a family of 4, do you have a private room for 4 people? with private toilet? do you have flat tv? thank you if so could you tell me price?
    If your children more like 16 years old we can give it to you dorm with 4 bed's. This is including the bathroom with the toilet. If you would like to..
    Answered on 30 December 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Stég Pub

    Food: American, Hungarian, Grill/BBQ

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Island Hostel Budapest
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian

House rules

Island Hostel Budapest takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Island Hostel Budapest accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the Margaret Island is car-free. Cars can be parked on the Buda or the Pest side of the city, reachable in a 15-minute walk.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Island Hostel Budapest of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Stég Pub: Closed from Fri, Nov 15, 2019 until Wed, Apr 15, 2020

License number: KO20002962

FAQs about Island Hostel Budapest

  • Island Hostel Budapest offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Water park
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Badminton equipment
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bar crawls
    • Beach
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/Performance
    • Themed dinners

  • Island Hostel Budapest is 1.6 miles from the center of Budapest.

  • The prices at Island Hostel Budapest may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Island Hostel Budapest.

  • Island Hostel Budapest has 2 restaurants:

    • Stég Pub
    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Island Hostel Budapest is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.