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Carpe Noctem Original

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Szobi utca 5
Floor 3 / 8a
Budapest, Hungary
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Carpe Noctem (“seize the night”, for those who rightly gave up Latin just after it died) is more of a community than a bed and a room. It is the perfect hangout and base for single travellers, and backpackers who want to meet young and sociable people and be part of an interactive and lively hostel experience as well as maximizing the city in day time and seizing the night when the sightseeing has ended. Atmosphere: Do you want to... - Be a single traveler meeting other single travelers in a homely, cosy and friendly atmosphere? - Be given a warm welcome and a detailed introduction of the city with all the hot spots for sight seeing, pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs? - Be introduced to other guests so you can instantly make friends for your travels...if not life? - Feel like you are staying at a mate's house, chilling on bean bags and drinking free tea and coffee until beer o'clock? - Go sight seeing with guests/friends you have just met? - Go out every night on pub crawls, karaoke nights, cheap drink nights, live music nights? - Be taken out by staff to cool underground places unseen on the common traveler’s route? - Have the option of staying in and watching films or chilling on the free Internet if going out is too much for you? - Feel like you are staying in a community style place not just a bed in a room? - Save money by taking staff recommendations for cheap places, and using the specially negotiated food and drink deals for you? - Be given all the help, advice and assistance for your entire stay in Budapest and beyond if needs be? - Stay in a place that doesn't believe in hidden charges so wants to give you as much for free as possible? If you like all these options then Carpe Noctem is probably the right place for you. We are reviewed more than any other hostel in the city, because we have been successful in making single travelers and small groups of people feel relaxed in a home away from home atmosphere, making them feel like they are hanging out with friends rather than feeling isolated in a large hostel. We should also mention that we have a noise curfew at 9pm so that if you want to party, we will take you out in the city to do so to allow resident guests and neighbors to sleep in peace, or people to chill in the hostel after this time.