Where to Stay in Budapest for Nightlife

Many people visiting Budapest are doing so for the city’s incredible nightlife and are keen to know where to stay in Budapest to be closest to the best restaurants, bars and clubs in Budapest.

If you are planning on spending your nights enjoying these amazing spots for some after dark entertainment then you will want to be able to get back to your bed as easily as possible once you are ready of course – as the nightlife in Budapest goes on until the next morning it may be light by then if you visit in the summer.

Not only will you potentially save money on Budapest taxis by staying at a hotel in Budapest’s city centre you will also avoid having a major mission home in an unfamiliar city when you have been enjoying Hungarian wine and/or Palinka all night.

The Best Hostels to Stay in for Budapest Nightlife

The following recommended hostels are all near the best nightlife in Budapest and are all in the city centre:


The location of Wombats Hostel couldn’t be much better. A very short walk from Deák tér – the city’s main transportation hub where all three metro lines meet. All the sights of the Pest side of town are within easy walking distance. The hostel is in the middle of the bohemian VI district of Budapest which has lots of unique nightlife venues to choose from.


Large, comfortable, centrally located Hostelling International & backpacker budget Hostel with 24 hour reception all year round, with pubs and clubs within staggering distance!


Family run hostel with special homey atmosphere, next to Astoria metro station it is walking distance from Vaci utca and Erzsébet tér.

The Best Hotels to Stay in for Budapest Nightlife

The following recommended hotels are all near the best nightlife in Budapest and are all in the city centre:


The Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest is perfectly located for Budapest’s nightlife. Not only is the hotel in the very heart of Budapest close to Erzsébet Square which is the home to numerous festivals and events it has an excellent restaurant, Nobu Budapest, and it is also near the bars and restaurants on Váci utca and Vörösmarty tér.


The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace is not just one of the best hotels in Budapest it is also a historical landmark (Gresham Palace). It is one of the most prestigious and highly rated hotels in Budapest and enjoys an excellent location close to St Stephen’s Basilica and the surrounding restaurants, bars, clubs and ruin pubs.


On the Pest side with a trendy and upmarket bar and restaurant overlooking the Danube which enjoy some of the best night time views of Buda Castle. The hotel is also close to St Stephen’s Basilica, Váci utca and Vörösmarty tér.

Map Showing Hotels, Hostels & Nightlife in Budapest City Centre

Below you will find a map showing the location of hotels ,bars, clubs and restaurants in Budapest:

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Hotels, Hostels & Nightlife in Budapest: 47.497912, 19.040235


For more information about places to stay in Budapest including accommodation that is close to the best nightlife in the city see our Budapest Guide which also includes reviews of restaurants, bars and clubs.

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