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Hostel Rév Balaton

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Szent István út
Szantod, Hungary
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Lake Balaton region is Hungary’s most precious treasures and most frequented resorts. It is the largest lake in Central Europe. Szántód is situated on the southern shore, facing Tihany peninsula, 120 km-s from Budapest, between the towns of Balatonföldvár and Zamárdi. Hostel Rév and Restaurant is in the touristic centre of Szántód 200 m far from the shore and the ferry port. The only ferry connection on the lake is between Szántód and Tihany. The café-bar built in 1840 is a fancy place for activities and evening programs.

5 reasons why guests choose us:

· Pleasent, welcoming environment
· Good quality service
· Reasonable price
· Friendly staff
· Frequenters’ discounts

Open: from end of April till end of September

- from Budapest Déli(southern) railway station to Szántód-Kõröshegy railway station
- or on highway M-7 then mainroad 7 to Szántód-Rév

Address: 8622 Szántód, Szent István út 162.

Accommodation: 62 double rooms with bathroom


The old-style restaurant and pub with garden offers Hungarian and international dishes and specialities, vegetarian dishes, delicious local food, excellent wine from the region for guests from home and abroad. We organise parties, folklore programs, barbecue, gulyás - party, karaoke and disco for the guests.

Services in the hostel:

- 24 hours reception
- parking lot for cars and buses free of charge
- internet and fax access
- Tv, video in the lobby
- bicycles to rent
- stamps and postcards
- biliard, table-football
- luggage room
- music, dancing, karaoke, disco in the evenings
- hairdryer at the reception
- buffet breakfast included
- extra meals can be ordered

Services nearby:

- beach 50 m
- beach free of charge 1000m
- shops, supermarket 50 m, fairs 1000m
- railway station 1200m
- sports grounds 1000m
- ferry port 200m
- water slide, watersports, fishing
- hiking, cyling and riding among the slopes of the region

Places to visit:

- Puppet Museim, House of Potters, Abbey Church, Echo hill, Summer Festival in Tihany
- Szántód-puszta Touristic and cultural centre( museums, galleries, riding, traditional hand crafts, exhibitions of old style life)
- Xantus tower on Castle hill in Balatonboglar
- Krishna valley and bio garden in Somogyvámos
- Mineral Museum, Museum of Imre Kálmán-King of operetta in Siófok,
- Thermal bath in Csisztapuszta
- Lake shore promenade of the 1900’s in Balatonföldvár
- Flower and vegetable market in Fonyód