Friendly attic apartment with wonderful view of the castle in the central pedestrian area of Eger close to several sights, restaurants, wine-bars, thermal baths. Ideal for a family with 2-3 children, two couples or 4-6 friends.
Friendly attic apartment in the historical center of Eger with wonderful view close to several sights, restaurants, wine bars, thermal bathes.
Full, well-equipped apartment is avilable and also the wine cellar in the building for extra fee.
Interaction with Guests
Check-in and check-out.
The island of peace in the crowdy downtown.
The apartment is located in the centre so most of the sights is within 10 minutes walking time.
Other Things to Note
Please contact me by phone about expected check-in and check-out time.
There are two more flats on the second floor of the building so guests should take it into consideration especially at late hours. There are no other apartment in the attic.
Well situated apartment, just a 3min walk to the central square. It has most of the things you may need in it - extra towels, cutlery bed sheets etc. The furniture is old fashioned and a bit rusty but everything is clean and comfortable. Kitchen is decently equipped too so it's easy to cook something if you want to. Recommended.
WARNING!!! $ SCAM! Host tried to rip us off by saying on the phone, day of check-in, that there was a 3 Euro per person/per night local tax we had to pay. As with AirBnB everything is paid upfront, I questioned the extra fee. The owner backed off and told me that he would rent us the apt unofficially so we could skip the tax. This was another lie, because we rented through AirBnB and paid with credit card, so how could it possibly be off the books? I think he was just creating a cover story once he realized we didn't fall for the "local tax" scam he was trying to sell us. In the end, we didn't pay it. I checked the AirBnB listing for his apt and there is no mention of extra tax anywhere. He was obviously trying to just get extra money under the table off unsuspecting tourists. Not cool. If he hasn't asked for so much, I might have fallen for the scam. It is common to pay local tax in Hunaru, aside from your hotel bill. But it is never more than $1 or 220 forints per person per night. Him asking triple the price is what made me suspicious to begin with... Then the story about renting us the place off the books... The whole thing stank.
Anyway, aside from the money scam, the apartment was good. It's nothing special, but fully functional and decent for meal prep. Fridge is outside the apt, which is strange, but it was fine. The apartment's best feature, hands down, is location. It's near everything and in the heart of old town. The main square was less than a 5 minute walk, the castle was less than 10. We walked to the valley of beautiful women for wine tasting and it was only 25 minutes, walking. The train station is 20 minutes walk and the bus station less than 5. It was the perfect place for a weekend sightseeing trip. Lots of bars and restaurants near the apt.
The furniture is old and worn, but everything seemed clean, lots of towels and nice beds (if you like a hard mattress, which I do).
Would recommend this place for its convenience (location-wise), just don't fall for the "extra taxes" money scam!
WARNING! Be careful with this guest, her lack of knowledge can harm your reputation!
THERE IS a local tourism tax in Eger such as everywhere in Hungary ("Hunaru", as she wrote :-)). Local tax can't be payed in advance for booking agencies, it has to payed at the sight. In Eger it's 450 HUF/adult per night which is around EUR 1,5. They spent two nights there so the local tax was EUR 3 / person for their stay, exactly as I told her.
I felt her doubts by the phone so I told my mother (who was there in the apartment to welcome them) not to ask for this amount of the tax, it's too small to talk about, I didn't want our guests to have any bad feelings, I was not there to explain, my mother doesn't speak English. We did our best to make them feel good during there stay, we payed the local tax instead of them and even they liked our place (see the second part of her comment) we were charged of scamming (3 EUR - hahaha) because of her lack of awerness. Thank you Sara, I expect at least an apology from you publicly.
Kovach was very cosy, so were their parents. We just stepped in the apartment for some hours, but the location was incredible and the apartment quite cosy. Kovachs parents speak german and were really nice to us!
You can not wish for more centrally located apartment, it was spacious, clean and cosy. Well suited for a small group of travelers. There is a free parking space which is an awesome thing if you travel by car! Eger is very nice historical city with awesome thermal baths which you can get in for few euros. I would definitely go here again! :)
Superb location in the centre of town and an ideal base for a family of four, which includes free parking. You can easily walk to all attractions, including the Valley of the Beautiful Woman. And if you happen to be reading Geza Gardonyi's wonderful Eclipse of the Crescent Moon, you can look out the apartment window to check exactly where the characters were on the castle walls. Laszlo communicated quickly and effectively and ensured we had a good stay in beautiful Eger.
The apartment is located right in the city centre, a short 7 minute walk to the Basilica or the Castle. We also enjoyed the easy 30 minute walk to the wine cellars in the 'Valley of the Beautiful Women'. The apartment is cosy & has everything you need. Check-in was quick & easy, great communication.
Hi, my name is László. I grew up in a wonderful, friendly city called Eger in Northern-east Hungary. The attic apartment where I lived with my sister is the best place to stay, now that I moved to Budapest and my sister to Austria we decided to give the chance for the people from all over the world to see our beautiful city enjoying the friendly apartment in the centre with the view of the world-famous castle of Eger, the scene of Géza Gárdonyi's "Stars of Eger". I manage reservations from Budapest, my parents live in the same building and assist guests during check-in and check-out or in case of any question or if they need help but you can also contact me anytime. Come and enjoy what Eger and the apartment can provide!