Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge  5 stars

Szechenyi Istvan Ter 2, Budapest, Hungary, 1051  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool


Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center




In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast


Surrounded by a basilica, a castle and a parliament building, Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge offers 355 guestrooms featuring a magnificent view. The building was renovated in 2000.

Situated in the center of Budapest with quick access to Gellért Gyógyfürdő, West Station and Budapest Puppet Theater. A 10-minute walk will take you to Hungarian Parliament Building, St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Dohany Street Synagogue.

Placed near a concert hall and restaurants, the hotel offers a cocktail lounge, a sun terrace and a heated swimming pool for on-site relaxation.

The Roosevelt tér bus stop and Vörösmarty tér M underground station are only 300 meters away from the hotel. 20 minutes' drive from Ferihegy airport.


This stylish property features cozy guestrooms fitted with a living area, a kitchenette, Wi-Fi, a writing desk and a laptop-size safe. Rooms are furnished with contemporary dark furniture.


A continental breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The small restaurant serves tasty fusion dishes. The Attached bar features live music and a terrace and offers soft drinks.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of EUR 27 per person per night. 


Guests can take advantage of a sound system, conference facilities and a photocopier and make use of shoe shine, concierge service and maid service provided on-site.


A sauna, beauty treatments and shiatsu massage are offered for relaxation. The on-site fitness center features a gym and fitness classes.


High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms at EUR 9 per hour.

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 28 per day.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   355.

City Center Budapest - 2000 ft
Airports Ferihegy (BUD) - 10.8 mi
Train Stations Western Railway Station - 1.0 mi, Nyugati station - 1.0 mi
Underground stations Kossuth tér untherground station - 2700 ft, Astoria underground station - 3700 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Paris Budapest Restaurant (cuisine: French, Hungarian) - 100 ft, Gerbeaud (cuisine: Brasserie, Café, Hungarian) - 900 ft
Beaches Budapest Plage - 5100 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Executive/Club floor
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
Meeting facilities
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
Room view
  • City view
  • River view
  • Street view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Kitchen facilities
  • Kitchenette
  • Electric kettle
  • Premium bedding
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  10 am


until  2 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 0 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Superior Room
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Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Superior Room
Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Superior Room
Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Superior Room
Bed type: Queen Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
Size: 305 sq. feet

Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a small sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

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    Luxury Room
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    Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Luxury Room
    Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Luxury Room
    Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Luxury Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed or Double Bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet

    Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a cozy sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

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      Luxury Room Club Sofitel
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      Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Luxury Room Club Sofitel
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed or Double Bed
      Size: 305 sq. feet

      Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a cozy sitting area and a convenient bathroom. The room offers access to the luxurious Executive Club Lounge.

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        Junior Suite
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        Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Junior Suite
        Bed type: Queen or Twin beds or Queen Size bed or Double Bed
        Size: 500 sq. feet

        Spacious light room includes a comfy work desk area, a separate sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

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          Prestige Suite
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          Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Prestige Suite
          Bed type: King or Twin beds
          Size: 530 sq. feet

          Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom, a comfortable well-furnished living room and a convenient bathroom.

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions
            • Free Budapest Tours
              700 ft
            • Weihnachtsmarkt
              700 ft
            • Chain Bridge
              1400 ft
            • Legenda Cruise
              2000 ft
            • Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
              2700 ft
            • Hungarian Parliament
              3000 ft
            Popular areas
            Places of interest
            • Straßenbahnlinie 2
              400 ft
            • Vigadó tér
              700 ft
            • Saint Stephen’s Basilica
              700 ft
            • Széchenyi Lánchíd
              1000 ft
            • Budavari Siklo (Standseilbahn)
              1700 ft
            • Szent Jobb Kapolna (Kapelle des Heiligen Leopold)
              1700 ft
            • 0-Kilometerstein
              1700 ft
            • Otto Kapucinus templom (Kapucinus Kirche)
              2700 ft
            • 2700 ft
            Monuments and Landmarks
            • Szecsenyi Chain Bridge
              1000 ft
            • Hungarian Parliament Building
              3000 ft
            • le parlement
              1700 ft
            • Castle Hill Funicular
              1700 ft
            • Roosevelt Square
              400 ft
            • Vörösmarty tér
              700 ft
            • Gödor
              1400 ft
            • Spinoza
              3000 ft
            Medical care and Hospitals
            • Orchidea Thai Massage
              1700 ft
            Underground stations
            • Kossuth tér untherground station
              2300 ft

            Local Attractions

            • House of Terror
              1.0 mi
              Andrassy ut 60, Budapest
            • West Station
              5100 ft
              Vaci ut 1 - 3, Budapest
            • Budapest Plage
              5100 ft
            • Cave Church
              1.0 mi
              Szent Gellert ter 1, Budapest
            • Museum of Military History (Hadtorteneti Muzeum)
              1.0 mi
              Toth Arpad setany 40, Budapest

            Near the hotel

            • Gresham Palace
              600 ft
              Roosevelt Ter 5-6, Budapest
            • St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
              1700 ft
              Szt. Istvan ter 1, Budapest
            • Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid)
              1700 ft
              Over the Danube, Budapest
            • Hungarian Agricultural Museum (Magyar Mezogazdasagi Muzeum)
              1400 ft
              Vajdahunyad castle, Budapest
            • Post Office Museum (Postamuzeum)
              1900 ft
              Benczur utca 27, Budapest
            • Sandor Palace
              2300 ft
              Szent Gyorgy ter 1 - 2, Budapest
            • Royal Wine House and Wine Cellar Museum
              2300 ft
              Szent Gyorgy, Budapest

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Paris Budapest Restaurant

              86% likes this, based on 215 reviews
              Cuisine: French, Hungarian
              Price Range: USD 45 - USD 74

              100 ft
              Szechenyi Istvan ter 2.

              Phone: +36 1 235 56 00 797

            • Gerbeaud

              65% likes this, based on 1245 reviews
              Cuisine: Brasserie, Café, Hungarian

              900 ft
              1051 Vorosmarty ter 7-8

              Phone: +36-1/429-9021

            • John Bull Sport Pub

              66% likes this, based on 108 reviews
              Cuisine: Continental, European, English, Hungarian
              Price Range: USD 5 - USD 34

              300 ft
              Apaczai Csere Janos utca 17.

              Phone: +3613382168

            • Osteria Italiana L'ARANCETO

              80% likes this, based on 124 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 29 - USD 43

              300 ft
              Dorottya utca 8 V Distrct

              Phone: +3612693534

            • Restaurante Frizzante

              Cuisine: Wine Bar

              400 ft
              Dorottya utca 10-14

            Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

            Individual guest reviews

            • Couple

              Great hotel, excellent location next to chain bridge. Staff were great, more than willing to help with any queries we had. Lovely area with lots of nice restaurants and bars nearby. Will definitely stay next time I go back.

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              The staff were particularly friendly and very helpful.The room was very clean and comfortable. We upgraded to a room with a view of the Danube and we were delighted we did as the views were stunning.

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers


              the special morocco weekend . i was traveling for lerning about the Hungarian culture

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              We have apreciated to be upgraded thank to the flying blue gold card. The service was irreproachable (concierge, frontdesk, portiers...). Great location, very central.

              price of the breakfast

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              Really kind staff and the views are amazing

              The room service menu was too short.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              The location was superb, the hotel staff very friendly and professional at the same time, the best view and the food was great. We had an unforgetable dinner outside (at the patio) with wonderful lounge music, incredible view and great atmosphere.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              Location is good; parking is exactly under the hotel.

              Other times we found nothing bad on Sofitel but not this time. I found a (long) curly hair on my nightstand. One of the (very old) towels in the bathroom had a brown stain. They have terrible staff on roomservice. An explanation could be that roomservice personel do not understand english, another explanation would be that they do not want to do their job. In the evening we ordered something to eat. Food came late, uncooked, incomplete; we had to wait long time to send the rest of ordered food. It is bad food anyway, uncooked, bad taste. In the morning we ordered continental breakfast with expresso coffe. They sent normal coffe, breakfast for one person even that we ordered for two. We asked again for expresso coffe, again they bring something else. At this moment we gave up and considered that management of Sofitel Budapest should be changed. Anyway we will never go back to Sofitel again even that this was a hotel that we used to love and we stayed there anytime we had the opportunity. At this moment Sofitel have prices of a 5 star hotel and services like a hostel.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              The location is easily it's best asset. The bed was also very comfortable and the too very clean.

              Upon check in we were told we had already checked in. I didn't find the reception staff particularly warm or friendly especially as they should have had in their notes I was there for my fathers funeral, a warmer welcome would have been nice. The mini bar and laundry prices were absolutely outrageous! More than 6 euro for a red bull and almost 50 euro to wash 2 shirts and 1 pair of jeans was unacceptable. In check out they overcharged by a huge amount (50%) and when I pointed this out after being forced to go through line by line of the bill it was obviously of annoyance to them. I wouldn't stay there again.

              • Average rating
            • Older travelers

              The views were excellent, staff very helpful and friendly. The room was spacious, with the bed being wondeful

              • Average rating
            • Family with children

              Staff were very helpful, especially concierges. Accommodations were comfortable. View of Buda is spectacular. Decor is better than most chain hotels. Fitness center, swimming pool are excellent.

              Restaurant cafe (coffee, pastries) and food was not as good as nearby restaurants. Toiletries are heavily scented - prefer unscented. Wireless internet didn't work well. Would appreciate later open hours for pool and fitness center (till 10 pm).

              • Average rating
            • Single

              The location

              The room did not have a proper window - mroe like an attic. The service in the lounge bar was extremely slow even though it was empty.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              Compared to other Sofitel's stayed at this hotel was not up to the Sofitel standards. The room quality was poor and the staff was not helpful.

              • Average rating
            • Single

              Room overlooking the Danube and the chain bridge simply marvellous

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              All aspects in the hotel was as expected from a similar class hotel. The only downside was the wi-fi acess on the far wing rooms are very poor. The management was apologetic.

              • Average rating
            • Couple

              Hotel was excellent,great location rihjt by the Chain Bridge and fdirectly opposite Budapest Castle. You had the feeling that you were entering a premium quality hotel everytime you walked into the lobby. The rooms too were spacious and very comfortable and the 'Paris Budapest' bar was very comfortable and welcoming if a little pricey.

              The only issue was the bed. No good if you're allergic to feathers! I would question whether most people would want a duck feather duvet underneath them as well as on top of them.

              • Average rating
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