The capital of Hungary, Budapest, is bisected by the River Danube. Its iconic 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hillside of Buda district with the plains of Pest. From Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, everything is worth visiting in this city. It’s the place where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward. The famous Trinity Square has 13th-century Matthias Church and the turrets of the Fishermen’s Bastion, offering stunning views.
Budapest is home to some of the most elite and luxurious hotels in Hungary with interesting architecture, spectacular rooftop bar and restaurants, plush suites and convenient locations close to historic sites.
For those who are planning their next business trip, here are the ten best hotels to stay in Budapest.
- Aria Hotel Budapest.
1051 Budapest, Hercegprímás utca 5., Hungary
Aria Hotel has one of the most amazing rooftop bars with breathtaking views of St. Stephen Basilica church in Budapest. It is a music-themed hotel with four wings that represent different music genres. Its neo-classical architecture, spacious well-equipped rooms, a beautiful garden courtyard, lavish underground spa, and pool promise an exhilarating experience.
- Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest.
Erzsébet tér 7-8, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
This hotel is located on the side of Erzsébet tér and is pretty close to tourist areas like Vörösmarty tér and Váci utca. Unlike others, this particular hotel has a touch of modernity with glass and stone-lined-lined exteriors. Ground floor mingles with outside with street like establishments of a café, flower and gift shop, etc. Furthermore, rooms and suites are airy and spacious with New Empire style furniture. You can also treat yourself to a spa and fantastic Japanese Nobu restaurant or ÉS Bisztró brasserie.
- Corinthia Hotel Budapest.
Erzsébet krt. 43-49, 1073 Budapest, Hungary
The Corinthia is known for its unique and impressive architecture. It has neo-classical façade that leads into lobby made of marble with a central staircase. Furthermore, the building is divided between two glass-covered atriums, which makes the structure appear grand and spacious. The plush rooms, four restaurants, Royal Spa services, and stunning pool are highlights of this hotel.
- New York Palace Budapest.
Erzsébet krt. 9, 1073 Budapest, Hungary
New York Palace Hotel is a 19th-century structure which was built by New York Insurance Company. If you like over-the-top and dramatic architecture, then this hotel is for you. It takes its inspiration from Italian Renaissance designs and has rooms over the four floors that look over vast courtyard lobby with a glass pyramid roof. It hosts one of the most famous cafés apart from spa, pool, restaurant, and bar.
- Hotel Moments Budapest.
Andrássy út 8, 1061 Budapest, Hungary
Hotel Moments sits on Andrássy út street and is minutes away from St Stephen’s Basilica and Opera House. This hotel from 1880 has 19th-century features like glass-topped atrium lobby that bring out character and charm. It consists of 99 rooms, spa, fitness and wellness center, and low-lit restaurant that serves International cuisine.
- Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest.
Széchenyi István tér 5, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
It is located on Széchenyi István tér, on the eastern end of the Chain Bridge and is known for its stately architecture. The façade of the hotel has columns, arches, statues, floral motifs while interiors have Moorish feel to them. It offers services like spa, fitness, pool, Kollázs Brasserie, and Bar that serves Hungarian and international cuisine.
- The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest.
Erzsébet tér 9-10, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Hotel Ritz-Carlton is in proximity to St Stephen’s Basilica, Váci utca, and central metro station. This hotel has a warm and welcoming feel to it with décor that reminds the tourist of yesteryear Budapest. It has 200 rooms with contemporary style design and Deluxe Club Rooms with balconies that offer direct access to the club lounge. Ritz Carlton also has two elegant and classy restaurants, bars, spa, and pool facilities to tourists.
- Continental Hotel Budapest.
Dohány u. 42, 1074 Budapest, Hungary
What was once a public bath is now famous as the city’s classiest hotel that oozes decadence. It has seven comfy rooms spread across six floors and furnished with luxurious dark-toned furniture and rich upholstery. It has arguably one of the best restaurants and bars along with facilities like pool, spa, fitness room and indoor infinity pool.
- Hilton Budapest.
Hess András tér 1-3, 1014 Budapest, Hungary
Hotel Hilton has the most scenic location among all the above-mentioned-mentioned hotels. It sits upon Castle Hill next to neo-gothic Matthias Church looking over Danube River. It is 18th-century monastery with medieval stonework and neo-Baroque design. It consists of 321 rooms with modern and tasteful interiors, restaurant and bar with panoramic view, spa, beauty salon, fitness room, and sauna.
- Prestige Hotel Budapest.
Vigyázó Ferenc u. 5, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Hotel Prestige is a short distance away from the famous Chain Bridge. It has a classic and modern design that oozes elegance and simplicity. It comes with 85 rooms that are spacious and gracefully decorated, spa, whirlpool, fitness room, and Michelin-starred restaurant.
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