) May 29, 2012 -- Budapest, Hungary is a beautiful city bridging the Danube River, and a popular tourist destination in Europe. With sights like Chain Bridge with its lion statues, Heroes' Square, the Parliament Building, Buda Castle and St. Stephen's Basilica, it is an architectural gem with a rich cultural heritage. While visiting Hungary, you'll want to save your money by staying in hostels in Budapest so that you can get around and see the sights without worrying about the cost of your lodgings; it could mean the difference between a short, rushed visit and a longer, more relaxing vacation. Astoria City Hostel
is a wonderful choice for cheap and charming accommodations.
Astoria offers two types of accommodations--dormitories and private rooms. You can stay in a dormitory for just 8 euros. Rooms are clean, furnished with wood bunk beds on hardwood floors in European style, and include bathrooms with showers and toilets. Free internet access is included along with complimentary breakfast. Bedding and towels are included as well. For 12 euros you can stay in a private room with a twin or double bed or with beds for 4 or 5 people. Free internet is included along with linens and towels.
Other amenities at the Astoria City Hostel include free tea and coffee, 24-hour reception, an elevator to reach the upper floor, and a community kitchen which anyone can use. The kitchen is always open and includes an oven, dishwasher, microwave oven, and fridge. There is also an iron, a hairdryer, a DVD player, and cable television. Valuables may be stored in a luggage safe. There is also a mini safe at the reception desk. If you require it, there is a wake-up service to help you get up on time. Tourists with clothing to wash will find an accessible laundry service (complete with a dryer) on the grounds. Parking is available in secured lots or on the street.
The Astoria City Hostel has a central location with easy access to a number of clubs, restaurants, bars, and other destinations. Some places which are just around the corner or down the street include the 400 Bar, K