Sister property to the Aria in Prague, this stylish hotel has an excellent location near St. Stephen’s Basilica and the State Opera House. Its 49 luxurious rooms are divided into four musically themed wings; opera, jazz, classical or contemporary with the design changing accordingly. All are spacious and include iPads and audio systems with access to an extensive music library. The large rooftop bar and terrace is a real highlight and has stunning panoramic views of the Budapest skyline; the neo-Classical dome of the basilica looms large whilst Buda Castle and the Parliament are lit to dramatic effect in the evenings. A stylish lounge lies beneath the glass-covered courtyard with complimentary wine and cheese served here every afternoon. ‘Café Liszt’ is a glamorous bar, lounge and restaurant serving light Hungarian and European dishes. The hotel's spa includes an indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi.
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In 2021 one of Budapest’s most iconic buildings began its new life as a hotel.
Originally built in 1902 this neo-Baroque Palace is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one half of twin palaces positioned as a gateway to the Elisabeth Bridge: it was the vision of Her Imperial and Royal Highness Maria Klotild of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha for these palaces to serve as the social hub of
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After years of painstaking renovation, this landmark building was restored to its former glory. It is located in Pest and has wonderful views of the Chain Bridge, the Danube and the Royal Castle.
After a four year renovation, the Parisi Udvar opened in June 2019, revealing an astonishing building built in 1817 as Budapest’s first shopping arcade – inspired by the famous Passage des Panoramas in Paris.
Sister property to the Aria in Prague, this stylish hotel has an excellent location near St. Stephen’s Basilica and the State Opera House. Its 49 luxurious rooms are divided into four musically themed wings; opera, jazz, classical or contemporary with the design changing accordingly. All are spacious and include iPads and audio systems with access to an extensive music library.
This elegant hotel opened in April 2015 and is in Pest, just 10 minutes’ walk from the Chain Bridge. It is housed within a 19th century neo-Classical town house. At the heart of the hotel is an impressive inner courtyard where interior balconies look down onto the spacious lobby on the ground floor.
This modern hotel successfully combines contemporary design with historic features such as the ornate frescoes on the lobby ceilings which hark back to the building’s 19th century provenance. Its location in Pest is excellent; directly on Andrassy Avenue and walking distance to St. Stephen’s Basilica and the Opera House.
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