In addition to renting rooms or apartments, private dormitories can also provide a solution for housing. They may differ from one another in several ways: number of beds, services included, and costs. All the dorms mentioned below provide long-term stay, which means a contract for 6 or 12 months.
Private dorms provide furnished accommodation: you may encounter single rooms, but 3-4 bedded rooms are a lot more common. Bathrooms and kitchens could belong to each room, but it is common that several rooms share them. More expensive dorms may provide cleaning and laundry services.
Costs and Contracts
Private dorms are usually cheaper than apartments and room rentals. Utilities may or may not be included in your rental fee, but the contract will clearly state this.
Please note that BME does not have a contract with these dormitories, and hence it is YOUR responsibility to comply with their rules. Please note that private dorms have their own policies and breaking them can result in the termination of your contract. Also, many Hungarian and foreign students from other other universities are looking for this type of accommodation, so the number of places is limited.
They normally require a few months’ rental fee worth of deposit that will be reimbursed after you move out only if you conformed to your contract throughout your stay. It is required to compensate for any damage you may cause to your accommodation. It can also be held back if you do not stick to your monthly payments. In order to avoid any future misunderstanding with the dorm manager, please take photos of your room as you move in and report any already-existing issues and damages to the accommodation.
You can find more information on this page under “Rental fee and security deposit”
You can find several private dorms on the internet, and here are our top picks for you:
- This is the cheapest dorm we managed to find in Budapest. It is a bit far from the university, but it is in a pleasant location.
- Room for 4 persons: 35,000 HUF/month/person
- Room for 3 persons: 45,000 HUF/month/person
- Room for 2 persons: 55,000 HUF/month/person
- Also, we arranged a special deal for BME students, so if you fill this form, you may receive even better prices!
Dean’s College Hotel
- Apartment for 4 person: 300 EUR/month/person
- Apartment for 2 person: 330 EUR/month/person
MP Hostel Budapest
MP Hostel Budapest The dorm is located at Blaha Lujza square in the 8th district.
- 2 bedded rooms 80.000HUF/month/person
- 3 bedded rooms 70.000HUF/month/person
Utilities, cleaning, refrigerators and Wi-Fi are also included in the cost.
1, 4 and 12 bedded rooms are available as well.
Several dormitories belong to this single company. Applications to them are managed through their central system, and this is the reason we are listing them collectively. If you like any of their dorms, please, contact them via email (email@example.com) or phone/Viber/WhatsApp/iMessage (+36706742769)!
- Corvin Dormitory & Hostel
3-bedded, 4-bedded and 5-bedded rooms for 58,000, 54,000, and 50,000 HUF/person/month, respectively.
- Bajcsy Dormitory
This dorm provides places in rooms with 1, 2, 3, and 4 beds for 90,000, 70,000, 65,000 and 60,000 HUF/person/month, respectively.
- Keleti Flat
This dorm provides places in 2-bedded and 3-bedded rooms for 60,000 and 55,000 HUF/person/month, respectively.
- Kálmán Dormitory
3-bedded and 4-bedded rooms for 45.000 and 40,000 HUF/person/month, respectively.
- Honvéd Dormitory
4-bedded and 6-bedded rooms for 45,000 and 40,000 HUF/person/month, respectively.
Several dormitories belong to this single owner. Application to them is managed collectively through their online contact form that is available here. Below, we are listing all their dorms separately, including some further information about them.
- Blaha House
This dorm provides single and twin rooms for 300 and 220 EUR/person/month (including utilities), respectively. Deposit is 300 and 200 EUR/person for single and twin rooms, respectively.
- Corvin House – the dormitory rooms are not co-ed
This dorm provides single, mini single and twin rooms for 280, 250 and 200 EUR/person/month (including utilities), respectively. The deposit is 300, 200 and 200 EUR/person for single, mini single and twin rooms, respectively.
- Ludovika Kollégium – the dormitory rooms are not co-ed
This dorm provides single, twin, and mini twin rooms for 80,00, 60,000, and 50,000 HUF/person/month (including utilities), respectively. The deposit is 80,000 and 60,000 HUF/person for single and twin rooms, respectively. The mini twin rooms do not require a deposit.
- Váralja House – only for girls
This dorm provides places single and twin rooms for 275 and 220 EUR/person/month (including utilities), respectively. Deposit is 250 and 200 EUR/person for single and twin rooms, respectively.
This dorm is located close to Keleti Railway station, on 1077 Budapest VII. kerület, Rottenbiller utca 17-19. It has several types of rooms starting from 430 euros for a 3 bedroom apartment for 3-6 students, going all the way to 810 euros/month for a loft with a garden. The list of prices and rooms, as well as more info on each of the rooms can be found by clicking here.