Are you heading to Budapest and wondering where to stay during your visit?
With so many districts and hotels in Budapest, I don’t blame you, it can be a hard decision to make. Hence, why we’ve got this guide covering the different neighbourhoods and hotels available in Budapest.
Need To Know Before Choosing Where To Stay In Budapest
Where Is Budapest?
First things first Budapest. If you’re not familiar with Budapest it’s the capital city of Hungary, which is a landlocked country located in East Central Europe.
Below is a map of Hungary, showing the capital city of Budapest and Hungary’s neighbouring countries.
Hungary is landlocked by Slovakia in the north, Ukraine, and Romaine in the East, Serbia and Croatia in the south, Slovenia to the southwest, and Austria in the west.
Districts in Budapest
If you are a first time visitor to Budapest, you may not be familiar with the concept of districts. Unlike what you may be accustomed to with other countries, the city of Budapest is made up of 23 districts, which are essentially neighborhoods. And rather than having to memorise lengthy names, the districts of Budapest are conveniently numbered.
Now that you know the basics, you can start to plan your hotel booking for your travel to Budapest. Whether you are visiting Budapest for a long weekend or a week away, there is the right accommodation for you.
The below article will be covering District I, District V, District VI, and District VII, to help you decide where to stay in Budapest.
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Luxury Hotels For Your Stay In Budapest
The following four stars and five stars hotels are perfect for the luxury traveller who enjoys the finer things in their lodging. In an affordable city like Budapest, you’ll find that luxury doesn’t always have to mean expensive.
Luxury Hotels In Budapest’s District I
Location: Set on the Buda side of Budapest around castle hill’s Fisherman’s Bastion and Buda Castle. This is the perfect location for travellers looking for a hotel with a view.
Below we will be looking at some best rated hotels to stay at during your visit to District I in Budapest.
Address: Budapest, Hess András tér 1-3, 1014 Hungary
Phone Number: +3618896600
Approx Price For 1 Night: £178
The Hilton hotel in Budapest is a luxury 5 star hotel located in the Castle Hill district not too far from Fisherman’s Bastion. From here you can enjoy a view of Budapest city from above, including The Hungarian Parliament and river Danube.
Hotel Clark Budapest
Address: Budapest, 1013 H, Clark Ádám tér 1, 1013 Hungary
Phone Number: +3616104890
Approx Price For 1 Night: £105
The Hotel Clark Budapest is a modern hotel set on a roundabout with panoramic views of the river Danube. Did I mention that it’s only a few steps away from the beautiful Chain bridge? The rooftop dining at Hotel Clark is one not to be missed. It comes complete with some of the best views and gastronomy on offer.
Maison Bistro & Hotel
Address: Budapest, Országház u. 17, 1014 Hungary
Phone Number: +3614054980
Approx Price For 1 Night: £102
The Maison Bistro & Hotel is a highly rated 4 star boutique hotel that was formerly a charming well known bakery. It features shabby chic rooms that are perfect for families and the solo traveller. And the best part, it’s only a 6 minutes walk away from Fisherman’s Bastion.
TIP: Vegan food options are served here.
Monastery Boutique Hotel Budapest
Address: Budapest, Fő u. 30, 1011 Hungary
Phone Number: +3617708210
Approx Price For 1 Night: £54
The Monastery Boutique Hotel Budapest is a 4 star informal hotel in a 300-year-old former monastery. The 47 room hotel is a beautiful blend of the past and the present and stands just a few minutes away from the Danube riverbank.
Hotel Victoria Budapest
Address: Budapest, Bem rkp. 11, 1011 Hungary
Phone Number: +3614578080
Approx Price For 1 Night: £39
The Hotel Victoria Budapest is a modern hotel overlooking the river Danube set at the foothill of Buda castle. The 4 star rooms here come complete with a view of the river and the budget rooms come with a street view.
Luxury Hotels In Budapest’s District V
Location: District 5 is the heart of Budapest’s political, financial, and touristic centre. It’s home to The Hungarian Parliament Building, St. Stephen’s Basilica, and Budapest’s Christmas Fair and Winter Festival.
Below we will be looking at some best rated hotels to stay at during your visit to District V in Budapest.
Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest
Address: Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 5-6, 1051 Hungary
Phone Number: +3612686000
Approx Price For 1 Night: £358
The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest is the definition of a luxury stay in Budapest. The Four Seasons is perfectly located for sightseeing, and to explore Budapest’s nightlife. It also offers a great dining experience and wellness amenities on site. And as typical of the Four Seasons, there is nothing but first class service available here.
TIP: Luxury lifestyle and travel photographers will have a field day photographing The Four Season Hotel in Budapest.
Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection
Address: Budapest, Hercegprímás u. 5, 1051 Hungary
Phone Number: +3614454055
Approx Price For 1 Night: £236
The Aria Hotel Budapest is another luxury hotel that’s perfectly located for sightseeing and the night-life. Just a minute walk away is the famous St. Stephen’s Basilica and another 4 minutes away is Budapest’s lovelock.
The amenities on offer here come complete with a heated indoor pool, aromatic steam room, Finnish sauna, Aqua bicycles, and more. Perfect for some relaxation after a day spent exploring Budapest.
TIP: Be sure to visit The Music Garden where you can enjoy refreshments in a glass-enclosed courtyard whilst well… listening to music.
Prestige Hotel Budapest
Address: Budapest, Vigyázó Ferenc u. 5, 1051 Hungary
Phone Number: +3619201000
Approx Price For 1 Night: £73
The Prestige Hotel Budapest
The Prestige Hotel Budapest is a luxury yet affordable hotel that is popular with families that also offers great service. Did I mention that the Prestige Hotel is also perfectly located just a few minutes away from Széchenyi Chain Bridge and has a restful sleep badge on Google?
With such fine service and amenities on offer, it’s no wonder that The Prestige Hotel Budapest is so highly rated.
TIP: Are you planning a wedding shoot in Budapest? The Prestige Hotel will be able to help you with that.
Luxury Hotels In Budapest’s District VI
Location: District 6 is The Broadway version of Budapest. Here is the home of the beautiful Hungarian State Opera and theatres along Nagymező Street. This area is perfect for broadway lovers.
Below we will be looking at some best rated hotels to stay at during your visit to District VI in Budapest.
Hotel Moments Budapest
Address: Budapest, Andrássy út 8, 1061 Hungary
Phone Number: +3616117005
Approx Price For 1 Night: £100
The Hotel Moments Budapest is a chic and modern 4 star hotel that’s a mere 3 minutes walk from The Hungarian State Opera House. And on the right, it’s also another 3 minutes walk from St. Stephen’s Basilica. It’s perfectly located for the travel lover looking to shop or enjoy Budapest’s nightlife.
Hilton Garden Inn Budapest City Centre
Address: Budapest, Lázár u. 11-13, 1065 Hungary
Phone Number: +3612113050
Approx Price For 1 Night: £73
The Hilton Garden Inn Budapest City Centre hotel is centrally located in the heart of Budapest. It is also a three minutes walk away from The Hungarian State Opera House and St Stephen’s Basilica. This is an informal hotel with an airy restaurant, modern bar, gym, and as the name suggests a garden.
Luxury Hotels In Budapest’s District VII
Location: Set in the eclectic area of Budapest which is rich in Jewish history and home to the Moorish Grand Synagogue. It’s filled with trendy eateries, ruined bars including Szimpla Kert, quirky shops, and street art.
Below we will be looking at some best rated hotels to stay at during your visit to District VII in Budapest.
Address: Budapest, Erzsébet krt. 43-49, 1073 Hungary
Phone Number: +3614794000
Approx Price For 1 Night: £121
The Corinthia Hotel is one of the most stunning hotels in Budapest and my personal favourite. Whilst The Grand Budapest Hotel is fictional and doesn’t exist, the Corinthia Hotel is the closest that you will get to it. It’s rumoured that The Corinthia Hotel is what inspired the Academy Award-winning film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. And after a stay here at The Corinthia Hotel in Budapest, I’m sure you’ll agree it’s for good reasons.
For the Muslim travellers, I can testify that although The Corinthia Hotel doesn’t serve Halal food, it is in fact very Muslim friendly. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating of my Halal diet and seafood allergy.
TIP: The Spa at The Corinthia Hotel is second to none. Be sure to spend some time here even if you’re not staying.
Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel
Address: Budapest, Erzsébet krt. 9, 1073 Hungary
Phone Number: +3618866111
Approx Price For 1 Night: £128
The Anantara New York Palace Budapest Hotel is a beautiful luxury baroque-style hotel that is only a 17 minutes walk from The Hungarian Opera House. This hotel also plays home to the famous New York Cafe, which is where many poets and artists found inspiration for their craft.
TIP: Be sure to dine in luxury at The New York Café even if you aren’t staying here.