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Budapest hotel tips: where to stay in Budapest?

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If you are looking for a hotel in Budapest, we have good news: there are really wonderful accommodations in Budapest in every price range.

So that you can keep track of the huge range of hotels in Budapest, we have started a search for you and show you our Budapest hotel tips in this article.

First, we'll tell you which parts of Budapest are best for staying overnight.

So you have a better overview of the city.

Then come our hotel tips for Budapest, in which we have something for you in all categories.

Also read our travel tips for Budapest

Which part of Budapest is the best place to stay?

Budapest is roughly divided into the two districts Buda and Pest, which are separated from each other by the Danube.

in the Buda district there are many of the famous sights of Budapest, such as B. the castle palace and the fisherman's bastion. Most of the thermal baths are also in Buda. Overall, Buda is more of a quieter part of the city.

Most of the restaurants, the young scene and many shops are in the Pest district. Also here are many well-known sights, such as B. the Parliament, the great market hall and the Heroes' Square. We prefer to spend the night in Budapest on this side of the Danube, as there is simply a lot more life here.

This is especially true with young people Jewish quarter popular. Most of Budapest's bars, clubs and ruin bars are located here and there is always something going on here, especially in the evening. So if you are looking for something quiet, then you should avoid the Jewish Quarter.

With our hotel tips we will of course always tell you where the respective hotel is and for whom the location is suitable.

Traditional luxury hotels in Budapest

Budapest has a number of very traditional luxury hotels, some of which are housed in very representative buildings. Although these hotels are of course not exactly cheap, you can definitely get a bargain here, especially in the off-season.

New York Palace, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection

The name of the hotel is a bit awkward: New York Palace, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection. The short form New York Palace sounds much better and behind this name is one of the most traditional hotels in Budapest. The building with its magnificent inner courtyard is a sight in itself and the New York café, which belongs to the hotel, is one of the most famous coffee houses in the city.

The hotel is located in the 7th district on the Pest side. The Jewish Quarter with its many bars and restaurants is only a few meters away, and a metro station is right outside the door.

To the New York Palace

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace was opened in 1906 and is also one of the city's traditional hotels. The hotel is located in the Pest district directly on the Chain Bridge with a wonderful view of the Danube and the Castle Palace.

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Modern luxury hotels in Budapest

There are of course not only the very old traditional houses in Budapest that have been welcoming guests for 100 years and longer. There are also a good number of modern hotels with great design.

Aria Hotel Budapest

The Aria Hotel is not one of the traditional houses that has been around for more than 100 years.

However, it is often referred to as the best hotel in Budapest and has consistently excellent reviews on all portals.

The hotel is located in the city center on the Pest side and offers everything a luxury heart desires: roof terrace, spa area, elegant design.

To the Aria Hotel Budapest

Hotel Moments

The Hotel Moments is located in the middle of the city center on the Pest side. Many sights, shops and restaurants are just around the corner.

But the hotel is so chic that you hardly want to leave it. The price-performance ratio in this great boutique hotel is very good, even if it is certainly not the cheapest hotel in Budapest.

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Prestige Hotel

The Prestige Hotel Budapest is located in a lovingly restored, historical building in the center of Pest. The location is perfect and the rooms are stylish to pompous.

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Hotel Palazzo Zichy

The Hotel Palazzo Zichy is in a very good location: All sights in Pest and the Jewish Quarter can be reached on foot in a few minutes. Nevertheless, the hotel is not in the middle of the tourist hustle and bustle.

As befits a palazzo, the building is richly ornate and ostentatious. Nevertheless, the hotel is very modern and stylish and offers a perfect bridge between tradition and modernity.

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Budget design hotels and boutique hotels in Budapest

Of course, there are not only luxury hotels in Budapest for which you have to dig deep into your pockets. There are also really nice boutique hotels where you can get really nice rooms for around 100 euros. Of course we would like to introduce you to a small selection of these hotels.

Casati Budapest Hotel Superior

The Casati Budapest Hotel Superior is right in the center of Pest, in a top location. The hotel was named the best 3-star hotel in town in 2015.

The 25 rooms are furnished according to four themes and depending on availability you can even choose whether your room should have the theme classic, cool, nature or sky.

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Bohem Art Hotel

The Bohem Art Hotel lives up to its name, because everything here is really about art. Huge works of art adorn the stylish rooms and make the hotel something very special.

The hotel is located on the lively Pest side and is only a stone's throw from the Danube.

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Hotel Rum Budapest

The Hotel Rum is a stylish and young hotel in the middle of the pulsating center of Pest. It is a 5-minute walk to the large market hall and numerous restaurants and bars are just around the corner. Each room is individually and modernly furnished.

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Bo33 Hotel Family & Suites

In the Bo33 Hotel Family & Suites there is a breakfast buffet with sparkling wine every morning. Not bad either. In addition, the hotel also has very stylishly furnished rooms and an excellent price-performance ratio.

The hotel is located in the up-and-coming 7th district, in which we also lived. The area is not that touristic, but it is still quite lively. In a few minutes' walk you are in the seething Jewish Quarter and the Keleti train station is also only a few meters away.

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Cheap and good hostels in Budapest

Budapest of course also has a lot to offer for the very small budget. After all, the city also attracts a lot of young people with its lively scene.

Of course, you always have to take a closer look at the hostels. That's why we recommend a couple of very clean and nice hostels. In most hostels there are of course shared rooms as well as private rooms at reasonable prices.

Art Photography Hostel Budapest

Of course, we simply have to recommend a hostel called Photography Hostel. The Art Photography Hostel Budapest is really one of the best hostels in the city.

There are private rooms and dormitories with multiple beds. The location is also excellent and in a few minutes you are at the main attractions in Pest.

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Trapartment Hostel Budapest

The Trapartment Hostel Budapest has only a few rooms and is a very familiar hostel. Here, too, there are private rooms and dormitories and the location not far from the trendy district is also excellent.

To the Trapartment Hostel Budapest

Pal’s Hostel and Apartments

In Pal’s Hostel and Apartments you will find rooms of all categories: from shared rooms to private rooms with shared bathrooms to so-called suites with private bathrooms.

The decor is like the IKEA catalog and the location in the middle of the city center is excellent.

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Best Choice Hostel

The Best Choice Hostel is located directly on the main shopping street Váci Utca in the center of Pest. Here, too, there are different room categories that make the hostel excellent accommodation at a low price.

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Spend the night on a boat in Budapest

If you are looking for a very special place to stay in Budapest, then just sleep on a boat. There are two hotel boats on the Danube where you can book overnight stays. This is definitely a slightly different hotel.

Fortuna Boat

The Fortuna Boat is located on the Danube side at the level of Margaret Island. So the location of the boat is very good. There are different room categories on board and officially there are even two hotels on the boat: One is the Fortuna Boat Hotel with classic hotel rooms and one is the Fortuna Boat Hostel, with inexpensive multi-bed rooms for the smaller budget.

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Aquamarina Hotel

Things are even more chic at the Aquamarina Hotel.

The hotel is on a historic Russian paddle steamer.

It is located on the Buda side a few kilometers north of the city center.

From the boat there is a regular shuttle service to the center, so that you can get to the sights quickly despite the somewhat remote location.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Budapest, this boat hotel is a good choice.

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Wellness hotels in Budapest

Budapest is not just a great destination for a city break. Many people also go to Budapest to relax. After all, Budapest is the largest spa town in Europe and famous for its thermal baths.

Of course there are also numerous hotels that have specialized entirely in wellness guests. You can find a selection of the best wellness hotels here.

Danubius Grand Hotel and Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget

The Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget is located on the beautiful Margaret Island in the middle of the Danube. The hotel was built in 1873 and looks back on a long tradition.

Right next to it is the Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget, whose spa and wellness area is one of the best that Budapest has to offer in this area.

Both hotels are connected by a heated, underground corridor. So you can either live directly in the spa hotel or in the luxurious grand hotel and still use the wellness area.

Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget and Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget

Danubius Hotel Gellért

The Danubius Hotel Gellért is probably the most famous spa hotel in Budapest. The hotel is located in the same building as the famous Gellért baths. The hotel is certainly not an insider tip, but a real classic.

Book Danubius Hotel Gellért.

Apartments in Budapest

There is also a large selection of holiday apartments in Budapest. In many apartments you can stay overnight with several people, so that an apartment can be a cheap alternative, especially for small groups.

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What is your favorite place to stay in Budapest?

Where did you stay on your trip to Budapest? Do you have a Budapest hotel tip that should definitely not be missing here? Then we look forward to your comment!