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Accommodation and food

🌆 Budapest

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is a captivating destination that seamlessly blends history, culture, and stunning architecture. Straddling the Danube River, the city is known for its thermal baths, including the iconic Széchenyi and Gellért Baths. Visitors can explore the historic Buda Castle, Fisherman's Bastion, and Matthias Church on the Buda side, while the Pest side boasts landmarks like the Hungarian Parliament Building and St. Stephen's Basilica. The city's rich history is reflected in its museums, such as the Hungarian National Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts. Budapest's vibrant culinary scene, lively markets, and vibrant nightlife add to its charm, making it a must-visit destination for tourists.
Most of the evenings and the second weekend you will be free to explore the city center of Budapest, which is a vibrant and fascinating metropolis where there's always something going on, so your leisure time in Hungary is going to be well spent.


The accommodation is in the Island Hostel in the heart of Budapest, on Margaret Island, that is basically a big park. From the hostel you can easily reach both sides of the city (Buda and Pest), since it’s in the middle of the Danube on a island.
Name: Island Hostel Budapest Address: Margaret Island, Sirály Csónakház, 1007 Budapest Website:
As the island is basically a big park, there are no grocery and tobacco shops nearby. So you have to walk a bit to arrange shopping or better to buy what you need during the daily commute to the shelter/school.
You will live in a hostel in an 8 bedded room, which has its own shower and toilet. The shower is brand new and well-equipped. Bed sheets and pillows are provided, but you have to bring a towel to use together with your hygiene products (toiletries).
For each bed there is a separate locker, where you can put your valuables. You will receive a key to it together with a proxy to open the hostel and the room.
You can also find a kitchen with a dining area, what is fully equipped to cook any food, such as your national dishes for the team.
There are common social areas in the building with table football and darts, and a big garden around.
🔇 Please keep in mind that loud noises are not allowed after 10 pm, in order to avoid disturbing the peace and quiet of other residents.

📶 The location has free Wi-Fi, and technical equipment are provided.
🔌 Electricity plug is Type C. ➡️
👗 Laundry is available at the venue as a service. They will wash your clothes for 9 EURs, you just have to give the clothes to them.
You can ask for a hairdryer in the reception, but you can use it only between 9 am and 10 pm in order not to bother other guests in the hostel.


Lunch will be provided in the shelters as well as in the school. Breakfast and dinner is self-organized, but covered by the project cost. Please indicate your special diet in the . We will take care of your needs if we are informed ahead.
Tip: If your diet is special/extreme, we suggest you bring some food with you to complement the provided food. In this case you can avoid possible glitches or shortages for unexpected dietary needs.

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