Stay in a home-away-from-home as you explore Budapest and live life like a local. With all the modern comforts on hand, an apartment is a great option for larger groups and families exploring the city or couples who want the freedom to do what they want when they want without hotel staff banging on the door!
Here are the spots that made our list:
7Seasons Apartments Budapest – A large complex of apartments located above a shopping center within easy reach of the tram and metro as well as lots of bars and restaurants and within walking distance of the top attractions. Spacious and well-equipped, as well as clean, the apartments provide a comfortable base for a short city break with helpful front desk staff on hand should you need anything.
Opera Garden Hotel & Apartments – Located in the heart of Budapest these well designed double-room apartments have a four poster bed and kitchenette area allowing freedom for guests but with all the added benefits of having the hotel amenities (small gym, spa, and sauna plus rooftop bar) onsite and available to use.
K9 Residence – Central and easy to reach, these well-equipped budget-friendly apartments with 24 hour reception are ideal for dog owners who want to bring their pooch along on holiday too. The kitchenettes are well equipped so you’ll have no problem making a meal in the room and with friendly staff waiting advise you on what to see and do you’ll be sure of a great stay in a home away from home.
Senator Budapest – Large apartments with 1, 2, or 3 bedrooms that are superbly decorated and will instantly make you feel at home. Located in the city center close to an array of bars and restaurants and within walking distance of Budapest’s top attractions, the apartments have a fully-equipped American style kitchen, washing machine, flat-screen TV and many more modern comforts.
Maple Tree Apartments Budapest – Affordable spacious apartments in a good location, perfect for groups who are in Budapest for a city break as well as families, the apartments being both pet friendly and kid friendly. The modern apartments are bright and airy plus clean and comfortable with a well-equipped kitchen. Public transport links are a short 5 minute walk away and the top sightseeing attractions a 20 minute walk.
Nova apartments – These spacious and well-equipped apartments make a pleasant home-away-from-home for all types of travellers whether visiting with friends and family or traveling alone. With a metro station just around the corner and plenty of bars, restaurants, and shops in the vicinity it makes a good base from which to explore Budapest and if you like cycling you can hire a bike free of charge from reception.
Millennium Court, Budapest – Marriott Executive Apartments – Huge elegantly decorated apartments that are centrally located close to the river and within walking distance of all the top attractions. A free buffet breakfast is included in the price but there are cafes/restaurants located close by too and the apartment benefits from a well-equipped kitchen too so you have plenty of options for food. There’s a washing machine / dryer on each floor and a spa in the basement of this historic building.
Sun Resort Apartments – These modern apartments are a home-away-from-home with the added benefit of reception staff within easy reach to help you out should you need it! Well-equipped, they have all the amenities you’d expect such as fridge-freezer, washing machine, cooker, microwave, tv, hairdryer etc and benefit from a balcony with terrace furniture.
Fraser Residence Budapest – Spacious well decorated 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with well-equipped kitchen, spacious bathroom with top quality toiletries included, balcony with views of the Buda hills. These apartments combine the best of both worlds, the apartments giving guests freedom but the buffet breakfast and 24/7 reception giving you the benefits of a hotel stay.
BP Apartments – These bright and cheerful, comfortable and spacious yet affordable studios and apartments are centrally located and have everything you need to enjoy a pleasant stay including some well thought out extras such as paper and crayons for the younger guests. A friendly reception and housekeeping team are on hand should you need anything extra – Be sure to let them know if you’re celebrating a birthday or anniversary for a surprise gift!
Elite Apartments – These cozy studios and 1 bedroom apartments offer great value for money on a quiet street in a central location. Clean and fresh, they’re nicely decorated and come with all the amenities you need for a pleasant stay including well-equipped kitchenette or fully-equipped kitchen (depending on room type). The friendly owner will welcome you and be glad to suggest places for you to visit and there’s a communal lounge so you’ll be able to meet other guests should you want some company.
Corvin Plaza Apartments & Suites – Spacious modern apartments located very close to the metro station and tram stop with staff providing an efficient and friendly service for a pleasant stay. Well equipped with all the amenities you need and expect including a well-equipped kitchen, you’ll find shops and restaurants within walking distance and a beautiful rooftop terrace to enjoy.
Aventura Boutique Hostel and Apartments Budapest – Affordable and comfortable studio apartments and 1-2 bed apartments that are well-equipped and individually decorated with amazing color schemed, perfect for families where a regular hostel stay in a dorm room would not be suitable. The hostel itself (family-run) is an oasis of calm and, unlike other apartments, you won’t feel lonely or secluded as you can mingle with the other guests as well as the friendly staff who are always around.
Brody House – Relax in a comfortable and inspiring chic bohemian apartment that will become your own private retreat whilst you’re discovering Budapest. Each apartment is individually decorated and combines art with upcycling and recycling in a stunning heritage building for a truly unique and beautiful stay.
Heritage Home Apartments – Centrally located close to Budapest’s famous ruin bars, but benefitting from being hidden away on a backstreet, you probably won’t want to leave these wonderfully decorated apartments with fully-equipped kitchenette. Enjoy a glass of wine from the balcony as you watch the sun go down over the city!
Budapest Best Apartments – Large fully-equipped comfortable apartments with everything you need to feel instantly at home. Benefitting from a central location, very close to the castle, this historic building (originally a bank!) has been fully refurbished inside and provides great city views for a relaxing city break.
Happy Holiday Lux Apartments – Within walking distance of the main attractions and with restaurants just moments away, these budget-friendly apartments benefit from a beautiful terrace area from which to enjoy some stunning city views. Equipped with everything you need including kitchenette area and washing machine, the clean and cozy apartments make an ideal base while exploring the city.
Dunaflat – You’ll be welcomed by the owners at these elegantly decorated, well-equipped, cozy and comfortable apartments. There’s a beautiful inner courtyard for guests to enjoy and, despite being located in a busy area close to the River Danube and Parliament, the apartments benefit from good noise insulation.
Buddha Budapest Apartment – Located in the heart of the city, on a bustling street, these newly-opened renovated apartments are located inside a historic building that’s more than 100 years old. Conveniently located for public transport and with the top tourist attractions within walking distance Buddha makes an ideal place for sightseeing Budapest. The apartments are well-equipped with high tech amenities and excellent soundproofing thanks to the historic building.
Koren Family Apartment – A stylish well-equipped family-friendly apartment with all the comforts of home that’s centrally located in downtown Budapest. Cook up a storm in the large, fully-equipped kitchen area with dining table or relax in the comfortable lounge area before retreating to the bedroom for a restful nights sleep.
Welcome Budapest Apartments – Beautiful apartments well located in the city center, on the edge of the Jewish Quarter, with everything you could want to see/do within walking distance. The modern, high-tech apartment has color changing LED lighting so you can set the mood in the bedroom and the bathroom! You’ll be given a warm welcome on arrival and a welcome package and complimentary bottle of wine ensures you have everything you need for a good first afternoon/evening.
Tal Gur is a world traveler and personal development enthusiast. An adventurer at heart, after trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, Tal spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey continues as a location-independent blogger, lifestyle entrepreneur, and coach. Tal’s published two books: One Year to Freedom, a 1-Year Roadmap to Living Life on Your Own Terms; and, his most recent book and bestseller, The Art of Fully Living – 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World.