Treat yourself and stay in a luxury hotel whilst visiting Budapest to be sure you get the pampering you deserve. With some of the best known international brand names as well as local Hungarian hotels located in the city’s top locations, you can’t go wrong.
Here are the spots that made our list:
Continental Hotel Budapest – This beautiful hotel with its stunning lobby area has all the amenities you’d expect from a luxury hotel with well decorated rooms and a delightful rooftop garden, sauna, and pool area from which you can get some great views. Located in the heart of the city, all of the staff at the Continental provide a quality service for guests and the onsite restaurant has fantastic weekday lunch deals.
Corinthia Hotel Budapest – The Corinthia oozes sophisticated style as soon as you step in the door with its lavish decor and grand historic architecture. Staff provide an excellent personalized service and the restored Turkish spa and jacuzzi ensure guests will leave feeling pampered and relaxed. Guests with a sweet tooth will enjoy popping down from their room to the onsite pastry shop for a delicious mid-morning or evening snack!
Budapest Marriott Hotel – You’ll adore the Buda views that can be viewed from the Marriott Hotel riverside location with the Danube River, the Castle, and the picturesque bridges – A must-see sight at night! With an emphasis on service, you’ll find spacious rooms, friendly helpful staff, a perfect spa area, and great food served up in the onsite restaurant at this luxury hotel.
Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge – With views over the Danube river and picturesque chain bridge, this ambient hotel benefits from a wonderful central location that’s good whether you’re staying for business or pleasure. Comfortable rooms, tasty breakfasts, an ‘make your own mimosa’ bar, a pool and spa and so much more awaits you.
InterContinental Budapest – Outstanding service from the attentive staff together with the stunning riverside location with picturesque views of the Danube makes this elegant hotel what it is. There’s a 24/7 gym, pool, spa area, tasty continental breakfast served on the terrace and spacious comfortable rooms. Enjoy the piano bar in the evening as you relax with a drink and watch the river light up at night.
Boscolo Budapest Hotel – Delight in the architecture at the impressive Boscolo where you’ll find huge rooms that are elegantly decorated, polite and accommodating multilingual staff, and some breathtaking views of Budapest. The hotel also has a gym and spa and the very popular New York Cafe onsite.
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, Budapest – A great hotel in a strategic location with all of downtown Budapest’s’ museums and monuments within walking distance. The high level of service from all of the staff together with the good interior design will ensure you have a pleasant stay with spacious rooms, a relaxing pool and spa area and a delightful bistro.
Four Seasons Gresham Palace – Stay at this former palace with its stunning facade that’s on the UNESCO list. It has been lovingly restored to its former glory, creating a lavish hotel with art nouveau interiors for guests to enjoy. With great views of the Chain Bridge, you can make use of the spa and indoor infinity pool area, relax in spacious rooms, and enjoy afternoon tea on Herendi porcelain in historic surroundings.
Prestige Hotel Budapest – Centrally located close to Parliament, this luxury boutique hotel has impeccable decor and excellent staff. Inside the elegant and well appointed rooms you’ll find a pillow menu so you can be assured of getting a good night’s sleep. A Michelin star restaurant perfect for a romantic meal can be found onsite, along with a bar, gym, and spa area with sauna.
Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace – Step inside this historical building and you’ll be blown away by the modern oriental style interior with its red and black color scheme. The high-tech rooms have an array of gadgets with the bathrooms having rain showers and Japanese style electric toilets. The onsite Lebanese restaurant serves up tasty cuisine and the bar staff know how to create a cocktail.
Opera Garden Hotel & Apartments – Great service from professional staff in a great location with simple yet stylish decor throughout. Attention to detail is everywhere right through to the complimentary umbrellas and complimentary champagne at the free-of-charge breakfast. There’s a sauna and fitness center onsite with in-room massages available and a lovely roof terrace providing some great city views at night.
Hilton Budapest – If you seek a hotel in a historical location with a picturesque view you’ll find it here on the Buda side of Budapest. Customer oriented staff are on hand to make your stay a success as you relax in the fresh and modern rooms that are spotlessly clean. At breakfast, you’ll find a variety of dishes to choose from and there’s some tasty cuisine being served up in the onsite restaurant.
Hotel Moments Budapest – This stunning hotel has modern decor sure to take your breath away as you delight in the subtle luxury of the comfortable and stylish rooms. You’ll enjoy a great breakfast and the best part is that there’s no extra charge for breakfast in bed! The hotel goes one step further in ensuring guests comfort with free water and tea/coffee throughout the day too at the small self-service bar in the lobby.
Marmara Hotel Budapest – A boutique hotel in a convenient location a short walk from the main tourist area and with public transport links close by. With stylish decor throughout and professional yet friendly staff waiting to welcome you this hotel provides a comfortable and affordable stay in the city of Budapest.
Hotel Palazzo Zichy – Step into splendor at this tastefully decorated modern hotel where friendly service awaits. The cozy and clean rooms are equipped with all the mod-cons you’d expect of a luxury hotel and you can enjoy breakfast in your room at no extra charge though the glass-roof breakfast room should be visited at least once during your stay just so it can be admired!
Bohem Art Hotel – A beautiful modern boutique hotel located on the Pest side of Budapest that’s part hotel, part art project. Though the rooms are on the small side they’re comfortable, clean, and quiet and are individually decorated with everything you need. The friendly staff serve up a delicious breakfast and there’s free champagne so you’ll be able to enjoy a bucks fizz if you so wish.
Hotel Parlament – This modern hotel in a central location benefits from having fantastic staff who go out of their way to make guests comfortable. The spacious rooms have a fresh and modern feel to them whilst still being comfortable. There’s a mini-spa area in the basement and bucks fizz at breakfast for those who want to start their day with a sparkle!
Soho Boutique Hotel – A tiny hotel with an amazing modern interior located in the city center with public transport stopping almost on the doorstep. The rooms might be compact but they’re stylish and have everything you need to enjoy a few nights away. The friendly staff are only too happy to help you plan your sightseeing and help make your stay a pleasant one.
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.