People arrive to the Hungarian capital for diverse reasons — to unwind, sightsee, party, and even improve their health. Either way, it starts with choosing your ideal Budapest lodging. Luckily, the city contains multiple places to stay, suitable for any taste and budget. Depending on the district you would like to reside in, you may pick from lavish Budapest luxury hotels to lovely cheap hotels in Budapest.
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Best places to stay in Budapest
By dwelling in Belváros, you have a chance to live at the best hotels in Budapest city centre. The area is especially popular among tourists, therefore, it is abundant with charming shops and restaurants. Besides, it offers a wide range of the astonishing 5 star hotels in Budapest, such as the elegant Marriott, Budapest, or the sumptuous InterContinental Hotel, Budapest, located perfectly over the magnificent Danube River.
You should also pay attention to the mesmerising Castle district, known for its impressive historical heritage. Visitors come here to marvel at the dazzling Buda Castle, the most visited palace complex in Hungary. You deserve no less, so check out the finest castle hotels in Budapest, including the exceptional Anantara New York Palace Hotel.
Or, you can dive into the bustling nightlife of the Hungarian capital by picking one of the eclectic Budapest hotels in Erzsébetváros. It also contains the most glorious clubs and ruin bars in the country to entertain you from dusk till dawn. However, due to vivid nightlife, you might want to read through some of the Budapest hotels reviews to book a place with 24-hour check-in or make sure your lodging option is soundproofed, just in case you would like to sleep in.
Top tourist attractions in Budapest
In order not to miss any of the local gems, you'll appreciate having a must-visit list at hand. Choose a nice Budapest accommodation to be close to the landmarks you want to see most.
The Hungarian Parliament Building, graciously rooted on the eastern bank of the Danube, is the calling card of the city and its largest building. The inside of the establishment is imposing as well — designed in a mediaeval style, with golden elements, mosaic panels, and stained glass windows. Treat yourself and your partner to a romantic lodging nearby for a breathtaking view.
Another jewel is the Széchenyi Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest, two historic parts of the Hungarian capital. The emergence of the bridge in 1846 contributed to the development of the provincial city into a thriving metropolis.
Make sure you visit the major square in the city by booking one of the alluring hotels, Heroes' Square Budapest has nearby. The square features the iconic Millennium Memorial, a 36-metre-high marble column with a statue of archangel Gabriel.
Travelling tips for visiting Budapest
Stay at cosy hotels near Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to check in quickly and catch the most remarkable city's events right away!
Come here in August to behold one of the greatest music festivals in Europe — the Sziget Festival, or get into the real fairy-tale with the Christmas markets in December. To find budget hotels in Budapest during such periods, consider reserving a room in advance.