Stay somewhere small and stylish or hip and historic. There are hundreds of boutique hotels dotted around the city, many with picturesque river views, you’ll find something to suit every type of traveler and also every budget.
Here are the spots that made our list:
Boutique Hotel Budapest – This modern cosmopolitan hotel with friendly English-speaking staff is ideally located on a quiet street close to the Danube River with a bus stop and restaurants a short walk away. The rooms are cozy and comfortable, not the largest rooms but perfectly adequate for a short city break and there’s a good selection at breakfast to fuel you for the day!
Carat Boutique Hotel – Close to the best Budapest nightlife, this stylish hotel provides guests with free tea and coffee throughout the day and serves up a good breakfast with plenty of choice. The light and airy rooms are clean and comfortable and there’s a spa and sauna area for guests to enjoy plus a cafe attached to the hotel should you want lunch or a snack.
Baltazár Budapest Grill & Boutique Hotel – This award winning family owned hotel with grill and wine bar is located in a quiet square within the Buda Castle grounds – An amazing location to stay at. Quirkily decorated (in a good way!) this hotel is well-equipped with the individually decorated rooms benefitting from antique furniture alongside modern gadgets such as smart lighting and a docking station for your phone.
Royal Park Boutique Hotel – Conveniently located next to a Metro station, this boutique hotel with courtyard garden has modern, stylishly decorated rooms of a good size with a great shower in the light and airy bathroom. The bright and modern lobby area has a bar and there is a good buffet breakfast served each morning.
Casati Budapest Hotel – With its basement spa area, ivy-covered courtyard, atrium breakfast room, this boutique hotel is sure to impress you with its charm and style as you discover contemporary art and design in an 18th century building with individually decorated rooms of a large size. The friendly staff are happy to go the extra mile and give you recommendations on where to go and what to see on your trip.
Buda Castle Fashion Hotel – Located behind Budapest castle in a quiet neighborhood, this tranquil fashion hotel with spacious rooms has incorporated contemporary design into its 17th century building. Breakfast shouldn’t be missed – You can enjoy a traditional Hungarian breakfast, a full English breakfast, or choose what you fancy from the continental buffet.
Sissy Boutique Residence – Ideally situated in the center of Budapest, this hotel is located within an apartment in a historic old building that has been decorated to a high standard inside. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the modern rooms are spacious with all the amenities you would need for a short city break.
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.