The Hive Party Hostel
One of the best Party Hostels in Europe, it's famous among party backpackers. Perfectly located and featuring a courtyard club with a stage and regular concerts, live DJ's and crazy parties. Also offering a great rooftop bar only for guests with an amazing atmosphere. Regular activities organised like pub crawls, Spa Parties and party boats.
Average dorm price: 5.31 €
🥇 Best party hostel
🤪 Crazy parties
💃 Club inside
Retox Party Hostel
Crazy party hostel, really close runner up to the Best Party Hostel in Budapest award. Great location near the nightlife. Crazy and fun atmosphere, with plenty of opportunities to meet other people to go crazy with. Great backpacker’s bar in the courtyard, constantly bustling with people having fun. Boat parties, Alcoholimpics, Pub Crawls and Spa parties are organised daily to make sure there is always something going on.
Average dorm price: 6.06 €
🤪 Crazy parties
💃 Good for clubbing
🍹 Nice bar inside
Grandio Party Hostel
Right in the middle of the bar area, with a true party atmosphere. Amazing staff who party hard with guests and goes the extra mile to make sure everyone has a great time. Cool beer garden with a great selection of beers. Regular events organised like pub crawls, live music, open mic nights, boat parties, bus parties, drinking game nights, and more.
Average dorm price: 6.06 €
🗓️ Daily activities
🤪 Crazy parties
🍹 Nice bar inside
What are the Party Hostels in Budapest like?
All party hostels in the city make an extra effort to make sure there is always a fun atmosphere, with live music, cheap drinks and engaging staff. You can expect wild parties, fun night outs, pub crawls, spa parties and much more. The sky's the limit when you are talking about party hostels in Budapest
If you want to experience the wild nightlife of Budapest, you should definitely consider staying at one of the famous party hostels there. Probably, you have already heard of Hive Party Hostel Budapest as it is thought to be one of the biggest and most famous hostels with around 300 beds, but there are many other cool party hostels to choose from such as the Retox Party Hostel, Carpe Noctem, Grandio Party Hostel, and many more. These places are awesome for those who want to drink all night and make lifetime memories, but not spend much money at the same time. If you are a fan of party boat cruises and pub crawls, the friendly staff of most of these hostels organises on-site parties, nights out, pub crawls and special parties regularly.
How to choose a party hostel
There is plenty of amazing party hostels in Budapest, so it is only natural to wonder how to choose the best one. Well, it simply depends on your budget, your needs and preferences. As mentioned, most places in Budapest offer affordable prices so that your budget won't be such a big problem. The party hostels might seem similar, but they differ in many ways. When you choose a party hostel, you have to think carefully what you are looking for. Do you just want to get drunk and party all night long or relax and take care of yourself and then party and go crazy only in clubs? Answering these questions will help you decide on the right choice for you. Actually, the name 'party hostel' says it all. It is meant for people, who are willing to party hard, so if you are looking for a place to rest and sleep, you might consider staying in a normal hostel.
- Best Party Hostels in Budapest: The Hive Party Hostel, Retox Party Hostel
- Party hostel style: Crazy Party Hostels
- Craziness level: Wild party hostels
- Parties on-site: Club onsite and wild Parties onsite
- Pub Crawls: Yes
Nightlife in Budapest
Budapest is considered the most spectacular party destination in Europe. If you are looking for fun atmosphere, wild parties, and a lot of alcohol, this might be the perfect place. There are thousands of rooftop bars and clubs, organising vast parties and waiting for you in the summer or any other season. Not only there is a huge variety of party hostels, but they are also easily accessible and quite affordable. Let’s look through the best places you can party in Budapest on your holiday and have fun.
Pubs and clubs closing times in Budapest:
- Bars and pubs: 04:00 am
- Clubs: 06:00 am (some only open on Weekends)
- Average cover charge for clubs: from 3€ to 5€ (not incl. drink)
- Average price of a pint of beer: 1.20 €
- Famous neighbourhoods for partying: District 7, District 6
- Famous events or parties: Sziget Festival – Every year in August
Best Area To Stay in Budapest for Nightlife:
If you want to experience the nightlife of Budapest in its best, you should look for hostels in the 6 th and 7 th Districts . The 7 th District is known as the best nightlife District, but you may find plenty of interesting places in the 6 th as well, especially if you do not want to stay at the heart of the nightlife. If you love amazing cocktails, you should visit Boutiq Bar. You will be surprised to see beautiful maroon-coloured walls and dim lighting. Supposing you are looking for a more mysterious place, Black Swan is the darkest and the most exclusive bar in Budapest . They offer a huge variety of drink selections to make sure you really enjoy your time there.
📍 Best party hostel in the 7th District: - Retox Party Hostel
Staying in the 8 th district is convenient, because you will be close to the Districts with the wildest nightlife. If you wonder where to go out for a drink, Kek Lo Fashion Pub is among the most popular places in the 8 th district. They offer delicious vegan food, and the place has a basement, which is often used for concerts and gigs.
You should stay away from the first District, also known as Castle District, and it is more for people who look for quietness and a romantic experience. If you are hoping to have fun, this district will seem too quiet, isolated and even boring for you. The 5 th District includes the city centre and it is most famous for its luxury hotels, wine bars, ruin pubs. It is most appropriate for people who want to go sightseeing. If you want to spend your time in a pub, you should probably visit the Beer Brothers Budapest, which is located in the inner city. They offer excellent beers and the place is cosy and comfortable.
Budapest District 7 Nightlife
The 7th District is the most well-known District to party, and it is considered the best place to have fun in Budapest. The District is full of amazing clubs, bars, pubs and fancy restaurants, and it is on the top of the list of every traveller who goes to Budapest. But the 7th District can offer you so much more than drinking at a bar all night. The area is full of street art, design shops, and many other types of interesting stores. Presumably, the most exciting and unique ruin clubof the 7th District is Doboz club . They offer high quality drinks, and their top Dj's always take care of your good mood by playing the latest tracks and hits. They usually play 8 different music styles, so there is something for everyone.
Spa parties Budapest
Perhaps, you have seen many pictures of people having fun at a pool on the social media, and wondered where they were. Turns out, they all go to Budapest. The party capital is also famous for its wild spa parties . You can buy a ticket to a spa party in the summer months, but they organise magic bath parties in the winter as well. So, if you are tired of your fast-paced routine and responsibilities, you can go to Budapest, get into the pool and enjoy a variety of wines, beers, cocktails and juices. Moreover, you are allowed to take photos to make sure you remember these wild moments.
If you are looking for something bigger and more memorable, you should definitely visit the Sziget Festival. It is held in Budapest every summer, and it is among the largest musical and cultural festivals in Europe . The festival includes various activities such as dancing, circus shows, swimming or sporting events, which guarantees the visitors have a great time.
Whether you are going to party hostels, spa parties or a festival, it is your choice. Budapest is the only place in the world, where you can thoroughly forget about your problems, get excited and go wild. So, don't hesitate to explore this unique city, party hard and come home full of unforgettable lifetime memories.