Tag Archives: Hungary

The Goat Hostel, Budapest, Hungary

This was much cheaper than the Benczur Hotel that we’ve also reviewed (about a quarter of the price), but you have to share your room, dorm style, and more importantly, it’s much further away from the marathon event start line at Heroes Square (about an hours walk, although there is a good public transport system in Budapest so you could get there in 20 minutes if your connections went well). The Goat is very convenient for sightseeing though, as it was just 5 minutes walk from the River Danube, and…

The Benczur Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

This hotel is 3 star and very, very near to the Budapest Marathon race start and finish line at Heroes Square (where the event expo is also held on the day before the race). In fact it took us just 10 minutes to walk there, to pick up our race numbers and visit the pasta party. Now, you can read all about the hotel on Trip Advisor, so we’ll just give you a very brief look at it here. Most importantly, apart from location, the Benczur is located in a…