12 Cheap Airbnbs In Budapest, Hungary - Updated 2024

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Often called the ‘Paris of the East,’ Budapest lives up to its reputation with elegant boulevards, beautiful architecture, dramatic history, a vibrant culture, and unrivaled nightlife. Walk the streets of Budapest, Hungary admiring the baroque, neoclassical, eclectic, and art nouveau buildings. Stroll along the Danube at night when everything is lit up.

End your day partying at the unique Ruin Bars (chic drinking joints in dilapidated pre-war buildings). Refresh yourself by taking a healing soak in one of the many hot spring bathhouses or staying at an Airbnb with a hot tub in the city. Budapest offers you all the good things in life: delicious cuisine, vegetarian-friendly restaurants, romance, nature, breathtaking architecture, and lots of fun. So, don’t wait anymore. Book one of these cheap Airbnbs in Budapest, Hungary, and experience the finest city in Eastern Europe.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. Sweet Home Apartment (from USD 30)

This chic and fully renovated affordable Airbnb apartment in Budapest is located near the City Park in the 7th District of Budapest, Hungary. Even the public transportation facility is nearby, making it convenient for visitors to travel across the city easily. Being close to the city’s center and just a short stroll from Keleti Railway Station, it is one of Budapest’s best and most comfortable Airbnb.

This place is highly recommended for small groups and couples. They provide their guests with all the basic needs such as Wi-Fi connections, air conditioning, heating, and bathroom supplies. If you happen to have the habit, smoking is allowed in the courtyard.

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Budapest, Hungary
2.92 km (1.9 mi) from Central Market Hall
274 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good ac was good and it was nicely located
though the electric lights in the apartment will make you feel like it's natural
she was helpful and always messaged fast so 5 star for the trip except 0 for the bed
perfectly clean and tidy
lovely place well equipped and clean
very clean easy check in and great travel links on the same road
otherwise inside the appartement everything are super clean
nice spacious apartment and well-equipped
dora was very kind and informative
dora is a great host and was amazing throughout the process from check-in to checkout
host is very helpful and the answer time is really fast
dora was a wonderful host warm and very understanding
dóra is a great host
nice flat with great location
a great place in a quieter zone close to public transportation
good and quiet location
great place for a city break in beautiful budapest
excellent place in a very good location in the city
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2. Quiet and private single room with a bathroom (from USD 27)

Have the privilege of enjoying a rustic and private single-room rooftop Airbnb in Budapest’s city center. This Airbnb vacation rental is situated just three minutes from the castle and is designed with a cozy Mediterranean vibe. The best part of this apartment is that it receives plenty of natural light during the daytime.

It also has an attached bathroom, making it more comfortable for the guests to feel at home. The windows in the room have a fascinating view of the Buda Hills on one side and an inner courtyard view on the other.

This Airbnb is the best choice for solo travelers to have a memorable stay in Budapest. The apartment also provides access to the kitchen and dining area. It is also just five minutes from Szell Kalman Ter, tubes, many trams, and bus lines to travel across the city.

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Budapest, Hungary
3.22 km (2.0 mi) from Central Market Hall
178 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room can accommodate one person and the view from the top is great
an ensuite large room with amazing views in the castle district
room was fine i liked every part of it especially ac and private bathroom
nice and cozy place 5*****
the room is cosy and the views are fantastic
clean and neat
place is clean comfy and stylish
it is a beautiful loft with super clean setup
it was clean and cosy in a fantastic area
the room was clean and the private bathroom is a great plus
kata is a very kind host
she's a great host
great host and very cosy room
great host and a great room
kata was a great host very responsive and accommodating
excellent location
super close to the castle
it’s in an amazing location very close to a bus stop and tram station
all good… amazing location super central from the bus stop metro and train
great location close to metro station shops and supermarkets
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3. Well-equipped flat overlooking a quiet courtyard (from USD 53)

If you are keen to explore the ‘Ruin Bar’ district of Budapest, Hungary this stylish and cozy Budapest Airbnb in the Jewish district is just right for you. The flat has a kitchen cum dining space, a toilet, and a bath. There is also the main living space with a large bed and a pull-out couch. You’ll love the peaceful and sunny atmosphere here. Since the flat is managed by a 'Superhost’, you can rely on great service and experience here.

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Budapest, Hungary
2.03 km (1.3 mi) from Central Market Hall
774 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the building/courtyard was quite old but completely fine and the actual apartment was very modern and tidy
great place in a central location of the capital beautifully furnished with wifi and great space to relax
susanne and her apartment have be truly wonderful
it was very clean and well equipped
very clean and easy to get to
very nice and clean space
the apartment was very clean cozy and stylish
the apartment was clean bright and tidy
susanne was a great host
susanne was a great host
she was very responsive and helpful
very nice place lovely host
susanne was such a great host for us
great location and super stylish flat
it is walking distance from several attractions
great place in a great location
great location and convenient public transportations
the location is great it’s about a 20 minute walk to the chain bridge
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4. Comfortable apartment in Budapest's city center (from USD 81)

This is a centrally-located, two-bedroom apartment on the ground floor that hosts up to four guests. The Basilica, Chain Bridge, Vorosmarty Square, and the bus stop are all within 500 meters (1,640.4 feet). This Airbnb accommodation in Budapest is split into two levels: the living space, kitchen, and bath are on the ground floor and two connecting bedrooms are on the first floor.

You can cook your meals in the well-equipped kitchen or buy something from the excellent bakery next door. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby.

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Budapest, Hungary
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Central Market Hall
737 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a lovely stay in gabor's apartment
gabor is an excellent host and the apt is in the best location
the place is very nice with comfortable couches
very clean welcoming and pretty
it was also all neat and clean
the apartment is very new clean and perfect just like in the pictures
the apartment was spotlessly clean & equiped with all you need for a few days or a week
2) the place was very clean and has everything one would need
also host is very kind and nice
gábor is a great host
great host and lovely city
gábor was such a nice host filled with hospitality
gabor was the perfect host
location is perfect - close to everything
location is great with all attractions within walking distance
the apartments location was very good
very central and comfortable
the location is perfect and right near everything
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Budapest Tour Guide

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5. Lovely, private room - Ideal for solo travelers (from USD 34)

This spacious, newly-refurbished, one-bedroom apartment is just right for a solo traveler or a couple on a budget trip. The cozy apartment comes with a comfortable bed, free Wi-Fi, an iron, a laptop-friendly workspace, cable TV, and central heating. Though your room is private, the kitchen, bathrooms, and living room are shared spaces. The owner provides bed and bath essentials, so you don’t have to carry these. Lilla, the owner, is a Superhost and these rooms are usually booked. This is true “value for money” accommodation.

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Budapest, Hungary
1.13 km (0.8 mi) from Central Market Hall
473 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the amenities were wonderful with the bed being especially comfortable
amazingly clean room and amenities in a backpacker-style home motel
lilla's place was highly spic and span well equipped with all amenities in kitchen as well as bedroom
feels a bit like a small hostel with private rooms
very comfortable place almost like a small hotel-apartment with everything new
clean and full of privacy
spacious clean and quiet
my room was big clean and refreshed
really nice place so clean and modern
great place very clean good communication and i will recommend to anyone
she is very friendly and communicative host
lilla was an amazing host
one of the best host in budapest
the host is very nice punctual and communicative
lilla is a welcoming host and very quick to respond to any questions you might have
close to a great shopping centre
location is pretty good close to the public transportations
the location is really good too
very central quiet and nice place
near a big shopping center that was open long hours so really helpful to shop
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6. Inexpensive private room in a safe apartment (from USD 29)

This centrally-located guest room in Belvaros is within walking distance of the famous Váci Utca Street of central Budapest. The River Danube and Ráday Street, the ‘gastro street’ of the city, are just a few steps away. Public transport is easily available here. You’ll find the room to be clean, well maintained, and comfortable. There’s Wi-Fi if you need to stay updated on your work and social media. You also have the comforts of air conditioning, central heating, a TV, linen, Netflix, and access to a shared kitchen.

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Budapest, Hungary
735 meters (0.5 ft) from Central Market Hall
513 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice large room with comfy sofa and mini fridge
mihaly is a thoughtful host offering a good place with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay
the room was very nice big bed and some additional offers like juice coffee and cereals
the room is very nicely decorated great view and easy to get to from the airport
very thoughtful touches all around the room for our comfort
very clean and warm
mihaly's place is very clean and stylish
the room was very big clean and well organised
the place was spotless clean and he had breakfast for us
mihaly offers a modest but clean and ample place
lovely welcoming hosts
the host was very friendly and helpful and made us feel at home
he was the best host in airbnb
mihaly is a great host
mihaly is a great host and person
good location with convenient public transportation
amazing location and place
perfect location in the city
good location and comfortable room
great location and a very beautiful room
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7. Comfortable apartment in a 1000-year-old building

Ever thought of living in a beautiful 1000-year-old apartment? Now you can experience it in this centrally-located and comfortable holiday apartment. The house is clean, well maintained, and with modern comforts, like excellent central heating. Though it has only one bedroom, it’s a spacious one bedroom with a queen bed and a sofa bed. The common room also has a pull-out sofa and there’s a kitchen, where you can cook your meals. A large group of up to six people can be easily accommodated here.

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Budapest, District 8, Hungary
1.72 km (1.1 mi) from Central Market Hall
531 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even welcoming flowers on the table
great apartment efficient dropbox checkin process
the shower was strong and the hot water never ran out for the three of us
amazing apartment looks even better in person
the apartment was huge and has character
clean and extra spacious apartment
it was a really clean place
the flat was very clean when i arrived
very good apartment clean
the apartment was clean and huge
csilla is a very friendly host
csilla was a great host and very responsive
very quick and helpful answers to all our questions
csilla is nice and attentive
csilla is a great host who is very helpful and communicative
not far from the main city attractions and waking distance from the main train station
perfect location close to public transport
very nice flat good location near metro and bus stop
nice apartment close to the city center
very nice place in a good location only 20 minutes walking from the city centre
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8. Modern guest room with exceptional service (from USD 31)

It is the small touches here that win the heart of travelers - like bottled water in the room, some complimentary fruit, and helpful tips on local sightseeing. Of course, the apartment boasts a great location with everything close by, from the metro and bus stop to the Basilica, the Andrassy, and Kiraly Street. Ideal for a couple or solo traveler, this one-bedroom apartment comes with two shared baths, a kitchen, and other basic amenities.

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Budapest, Hungary
1.35 km (0.9 mi) from Central Market Hall
584 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN CONDO 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi could be better though
comfortable room and great amenities
cute common kitchen area and coffee etc are simple but appreciated extras
the room was really big and it was so great to have some fruit and coffee (nespresso ) provided
there are 2 full shared bathrooms and never had an issue of waiting
very clean comfortable and welcoming
the apartment itself was very clean and comfortable
everything is clean and the bed is large and comfortable
the room was very clean and good-sized
the place was clean
super service by the host
great host highly recommended
very quick response from the host highly recommended
i really appreciated the help of the hosts and they make sure that everybody is enjoying their times
the host is very friendly replies to every message very quickly with useful answers
fantastic restaurants close by and everything is within walking distance
the location is great
the location is great
great location in the heart of budapest
location: this is the perfect location to explore budapest
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9. Spacious duplex apartment in a historic building

Adrienne’s apartment is spacious with three bedrooms, six beds, one bath, and a sprawling living room. It can comfortably accommodate up to nine guests. You’ll get to live in a historic, centrally-located building with most ‘must-see’ tourist spots within a five to 10-minutes walk. You have all the amenities here, including a well-equipped kitchen, an indoor fireplace, free Wi-Fi, linen, and luggage dropoff facilities. This elegant, exclusive home is the perfect choice for a group of friends or a large family.

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Budapest, Hungary
429 meters (0.3 ft) from Central Market Hall
470 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with a lovely inner courtyard
coffee machine and smart tv are a bonus
she has teas in the kitchen and a great coffee house just down the street
we liked that there was a smart tv
the apartment is full of space and decorated with lot of personality love and good taste
apartment was clean & comfortable
excellent stay clean and comfy
the apartment was clean and with some communication we checked in
aparment was nice and very clean
the place was clean safe and comfortable
friendly host with lovely apartment
the host is hospitable and always is ready to help you
she’s very helpful friendly and responses instantly to our message
adrienne is a great host and easy to communicate
adrienne is a wonderful host helpful & all her instructions were very clear
the location is great
great location and nice apartment
centrally located & very close to all tourist attractions
great location in older city centre close to bakeries and cafes
ideal location for exploring this beautiful city
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10. Romantic apartment amidst greenery

With easy access to all of Budapest’s main attractions, as well as public transport, this funky flat is a steal. The compact apartment has one bedroom, a bath, a living room with a pull-out sofa, and a small kitchen ideal for preparing quick meals. The space is well used to fit in all the comforts needed for a vacation. When at home, relax on the charming terrace done up with a cozy sofa, colorful lamps, and a tiny garden. You also have a dining table here for dining under the stars!

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Budapest, Hungary
1.96 km (1.3 mi) from Central Market Hall
488 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thankfully the supplied a fan and having the window open helped
i opted for the couch instead which was comfortable enough to catch some sleep
the loft was fun to sleep in the wifi didn’t work well for me 90% of the time
the place was cozy and could fit 4
i didn't get to meet ivett but i had a really lovely stay at in her apartment
house is very clean well decorated
the flat is small but very clean and tidy
it was very clean and had some friendly cats to play with
the apartment is really clean
really recommend it super clean and comfy for 1-2 persons
the hosts were very friendly
ivett was a lovely host and very kind
she was the most considerate hosting
ivett is also very helpful and nice host
lovely and nice host fast and quick response room was nice and cozy look nice
the location is great
located nicely close to trams and shops
ivett’s place is very well located in the center of budapest and walking distance to all the sightseeing places
the location is close to everything and is exciting and vibrant
this is a prime location every nice if you plan to walk the city because it's so central
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11. Cozy guest room with a private balcony

This cozy apartment with cheerful interiors is located in the very center of Budapest with the shores of the Danube, Central Market Hall, Deak Ferenc Ter, and many other attractions nearby. The cute bedroom gives you a view of a green courtyard, there’s a living room with entertainment facilities, and a charming balcony overlooking the Vaci Utca. There’s also a kitchen if you don’t want to eat out. This tiny, beautiful apartment is perfect for a romantic trip or a tranquil solo sojourn.

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Budapest, Hungary
576 meters (0.4 ft) from Central Market Hall
317 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish and cozy apartment with a good view from the window
a nice room to crush stefano is very friendly
i had no problems with noise and the bed was a little creaky but otherwise comfortable
the house is comfortable to stay in and the the room is nice and cozy
it was a quiet and comfortable place
everything was very clean and orderly
everything was clean and accommodating
also a super clean private bathroom
the room is clean and comfortable
the room was very cozy and clean
he is a great host and very helpful too
stefano is a superb host
very nice apartment and a great host stefan
detailed instructions getting to the apartment and the guide provided by the host is very useful
friendly and hospitable host stefano) everything was great thank you so much )
perfect location in the center
the location is perfect
very close to many attractions
the location is really good
the location is great though
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12. Cozy apartment near the Keleti Palyaudvar metro stop

Located right in front of the Keleti Palyaudvar metro stop, this two-bedroom apartment is good for a couple, a small group of friends, or families. You can easily cook your meals in the modern kitchen with a microwave, fridge, hob, oven, and pans. The apartment is centrally heated, so winters are quite comfortable here. You have Wi-Fi, a workspace, laundry facilities, an iron, and other essentials. You’ll get maps of the city and there is a large map of tourist attractions in the kitchen - making it easy for you to plan your days.

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Budapest, Hungary
2.23 km (1.4 mi) from Central Market Hall
341 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the double bed was really comfortable the two single bed a bit less
the space was very unique and comfortable
his apartment was very spacious clean and had much more amenities than we expected
the place is very warm heaters worked great
all in all would definitely still recommend this apartment due to the location and space and localized feeling:)thanks daniel
sheet linens and towels smells fresh and clean
was perfectly clean and tidy
the building it's old but the apartment is well equipped clean doesn't smell and very well kept
inside was clean and tidy with plenty of space
the apartment was clean and tidy and had everything we needed during our stay
daniel was a really nice host
daniel was a great host
daniel is a great host
daniel was a great host
daniel is the best host i’ve ever met
perfect location with everything within the walking distance
great location close to metro and bus stops
excellent apartment located next to the keleti train station
the location is very good with easy access to public transportation
the location is also perfect next to the train and metro station
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Enjoy Budapest on a shoestring budget

With these extremely affordable accommodation options, you don’t have to save up and wait for months to go a dreamy European vacation. Simply book one of these vacation rentals in Budapest, Hungary and immerse yourself in the charms of Budapest - the city that offers the best of the East and the West.

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