Maverick City Lodge Budapest – Minimalist Style by Budapest’s Famous Interior Designer

Maverick City Lodge Budapest - Palenka Wine Tasting & Minimalist Style

The Maverick City Lodge in Budapest is a modern design Hostel. The many luxury amenities including many social events are the ones of a 5 Star Hostel. Maverick City Lodge is located in the heart of Budapest close to plenty of restaurants, cafés and monuments. This makes it very convenient to come and go! The 5 Star Hostel welcomes guests of all ages, making it a friendly and social spot in an easy-going environment.

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And as you may be asking yourself if this hostel is a party spot, well no! However, if you feel like a party, you can join a fun backpacker pub crawl in Budapest leaving right from the hostel. Therefore, due to the location and quality, this is actually a fantastic place if you want to enjoy the nightlife in Budapest, but sleep well at the same time.

We go into detail in our guide to 17 fun things to do in Budapest.

This way, the Maverick City Lodge combines the chill-out vibes inside a hostel, and gives the party animals what they want as well! Well done!

Maverick City Lodge is in the middle of the Budapest Soho. It has a modern design, with improved comfort and quality, 40% dorms and 60% privates.

UPDATE: The Maverick Hostel Budapest is now as well a 5-Star-rated hostel – the brother-hostel of the City Lodge.

We even compared all the best hostels in Budapest in one big guide.

Typical Hungarian Design in the lounge of Maverick City Lodge

Maverick City Lodge Budapest - Palenka Wine Tasting & Minimalist Style

Before we kick off, what is the main different between the three 5 Star Hostels in Budapest.

Here’s the difference:

  • Maverick Hostel & Ensuites has a very unique building, super downtown location , pub crawl, wine tastings and other fun activities. Perfect for solo-traveller wanting to meet people. It has 30% dorms and 70% private rooms.
  • Maverick City Lodge is in the middle of the Budapest Soho. It has a modern design, with improved comfort and quality, 40% dorms and 60% privates. Perfect for female solo-traveller!
  • Maverick Student Lodge is brand new! Here, about 75% is dorm and 25% private. It has a cool pub area together with its lobby. Best hostel in Budapest for backpackers and groups!

Maverick City Lodge in Budapest in review

Let’s get into the details. Here is the Maverick City Lodge Review, a superb accommodation and your new home in Budapest. You can rent your bike directly with the hostel and explore Budapest in no time. This is especially recommended by us. We think it is the best way to discover the whole beauty of the Hungarian capital.

After a long day of discovering Budapest’s hidden gems, you can join one of the several events organized by the team, e.g. Palenka Wine Tasting. You are already thinking about it, right?!

Before we get into the details, let this cool video take you on a quick tour…

Girls Only! The girls dorm at Maverick City Lodge Budapest

1. Locally managed & Bike Rental Service

The hostel is completely locally managed.

When they build their unique hostel, they were working together with the famous Hungarian interior designer Dóra Fónagy and the Hungarian company Defo Labor.

This way they made sure they get the right mix between a new contemporary look with Hungarian influence.

If you are wondering what’s the best way to explore the city, Maverick City Lodge has a great idea, we at Hostelgeeks agree with: Ride the city!

The hostel now has bicycles parked right in front of reception, so just ask the lovely staff about pricing for the day. Smart, right?!

Check out the Event Black Board in the lounge at Maverick City Lodge

Do you want a private room? This is one of the Double Rooms at Maverick City Lodge

2. Minimalist Style in Hungarian Design

Maverick City Lodge is a true design hostel, designed by the famous Hungarian interior designer Dóra Fónagy and the company Defo Labor.

The hostel has kept with a modern minimalist style.

Young Hungarian designers helped to decorate the Lodge, and they used a lot of Hungarian design elements such as lamps by AdamLamp, hangers, sofas, pouffes and beanbags all over the place to keep the place authentic and local.

All the rooms have custom-made furniture designed by Defo Labor, and the dormitories boast unique sleeping compartments.

The room types on offer here include:

  • 8 and 10-bed female ensuite
  • 8 bed female dorm (shared bathroom)
  • 4 and 6-bed mixed dorms
  • Basic double room
  • Twin and double rooms w/ ensuite
  • Superior double room w/ ensuite

Additionally, the hostel also has its own Apartments. Have a look at their Maverick Apartments Budapest.

Here is a full overview of all hostel room types. Let us have a look at how the rooms look like…

Maverick City Lodge Budapest The bunk beds at Maverick City Lodge are pod-styled, equipped with curtains.

Comfy dorm with sleep boxes at Maverick City Lodge

3. All Characteristics of an outstanding Hostel

… plus the attention to detail!

The Maverick City Lodge combines many unique elements which leads to a homely and charming accommodation.

Modern design with its Hungarian influence, the great location right in the alive heart of Budapest, and very friendly & helpful staff. It is the combination of all these characteristics that make Maverick City Lodge a 5 Star Hostel we are proud to share with you.

Another interesting and lovely part is the effort they do to engage people.

The organized events are all about their culture, to let you taste and experience the Hungarian cuisine, and life-style!

Last point we like to mention is the love & attention to detail at this hostel.

You can tell that Maverick City Lodge was built and is running by heart and passion.

The small notes in the kitchen where travelers leave their analog reviews behind are now dominating the whole wall, the hostel staff bought a selfie-stick so they can take group photos with the clients, and share it with them.

And we have to mention this here; the free all-day coffee is fresh ground coffee, not cheap nasty instant stuff. Grab one of the Italian coffee makers and enjoy a cafe-style coffee to start your day. Perfecto!

Other details we just love:

  • Keycard security & 24/7 reception
  • Check in until midnight
  • Free walking tour
  • Sound-proof doors

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4. A social get-together Spot – the vibes

For Budapest, it is especially important to mention that Maverick City Lodge is not a Party Hostel! Yet, it is social.

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There are guests of all ages, and the hostel creates lots of opportunities for guests to socialize and to get to know each other and the hostel team itself as well. Therefore, they organize free Hungarian wine and Palinka tasting 3 times a week.

And if you want to get to know the Budapest nightlife, the hostel organizes a free pub crawl twice a week!

Check out: 6 best crazy party hostels in Budapest

So whether you want to stay in for the night and enjoy the hostels vibes, you are always invited to do so. If you feel like rocking Budapest, join the party crowd!

Otherwise, you could also head next door to the attached restaurant-bar called Fat Mama.

They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus all the drinks you can imagine. Make sure you wave your key card to receive a 10% discount! There is usually excellent live music over the weekend which is not to be missed.

Other things the staff can help you arrange include Escape Rooms, Danube Cruise, Thermal Baths and caving.

We recommend the Budapest travel guide by the Swedish Nomad. He covers everything from shopping to spas and sightseeing.

Maverick City Lodge also offers free tours in Budapest

Free WiFi, of course!

5. 100% local tips by the great Staff

What is a design hostel without good staff?

For Maverick City Lodge, friendly and informative staff is the most important element of a good hostel. As such, they put a lot of effort into this service to get better and better. No wonder the staff receives great ratings for their friendliness through the major booking websites.

There is an international and local team here so many languages are spoken which adds to the homely feeling for sure.

Another advantage we love: You will also get 100% local tips from the staff.

Just ask for the best

  • parks
  • museums
  • bars
  • cafés around

and discover Budapest in its full local beauty. The team knows the city like the back of their hand.

A stylish hallway in a stylish Hostel

The fully equipped kitchen. What do you wanna cook today?

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Safe travels,

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