Budapest hotels and tourist news
The hotels in Budapest await the guests with favourable prices. Sofitel Budapest. The new hotels offer accommodation at 25 % lower prices in Budapest. The new 4-star Hotel Nemzeti MGallery near the Eastern Railway Station as well as the imposing new 4-star Actor Business Hotel in the IX. district have a new special offer: if you reserve 4 nights, you'll pay for 3 nights. This means, that you get a gratis night from the hotel. More hotels in Budapest reduce their prices spectacularly and they have more special offers for the guests.
The hotels of Lake Balaton are awaiting for guests with new services all summer long. Guests can use different kinds of sport facilities and can enjoy other types of programmes as well. Almost all the hotels at Lake Balaton have wellness services for those who wish to refresh themselves. The Special Wellness package offers are ideal for recreation and relaxation both for the body and the soul.
You are more than welcome to the 'Golden beach' of Siofok, the capital of the southern shore, which provide a wide range of programmes for all age. Or you can participate in the Anna Ball in Balatonfured which is one of the most spectacular parties at Lake Balaton. The hotels of Lake Balaton are open for guests during the entire year!
The Aquaworld Resort Budapest is the largest covered hotel and adventure bath complex of Central Europe, it is situated in the northern part of Budapest, next to the Pest side bridgehead of Megyeri-bridge in green environment, but still close to the city center. The Aquaworld Resort Hotel Budapest conference and wellness hotel's services are unique in Budapest, 309 rooms, suite and apartment with Internet connection, conference center for 1000 persons, spa, wellness and fitness section, together with restaurants, bars and entertainment center. The Aquaworld covered water empire can house 1800 guests at the same time, and offers unforgettable entertainment for every age-group throughout the year. The water entertainment center is covered with a 72 meters diameter and 5 floors high giant dome, where 15 pools - among others a surfpool which is unique even in Europe - 11 slides, separated saunaworld, and child world, and in the summer beach awaits its visitors.
The Tisza Balneum Thermal Hotel Conference and Wellness Centre is located in a unique and beautiful natural environment on the shore of Lake Tisza in Tiszafüred. The hotel complex consists of a three-floored main building with 50 rooms (43 double rooms and 7 suites) and nine separate houses with two floors, where the guests can choose from further 18 apartments. All rooms are non-smoking.
Facilities for hotel's guests are included tennis courts and areas set aside for fishing, and parking place for 80 cars. The wellness centre offers 1 open-air swimming pool, 2 covered pools, jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, steam bath and a fitness suite for the guests. All pools are filled with mineral water from the hotel's own 44°C thermal spring. Two separate rooms offer capacity for conferences, one for 200 and the other for further 120 participants and the restaurant caters for 150 guests inside and outside on the terrace.
Anna Grand Hotel Balatonfüred is situated in Balatonfüred. The re-built 200-year old castle hotel - the site of the Anna Balls - awaits its guests with 101 high standard and modern rooms. In the hotel'a wellness section (1200 sqm) there are 6x16 meter swimming pool, 8x22 meter fun pool, jacuzzi, pool bar, Finnish sauna, infrasaunas, steamcabin, aromacabin and icechannel. Even though there are more facilities waiting for the hotel's guests. For example bowling with four lanes, beauty saloon, wine store, Biomed medicinalcenter and deep garage.
The Anna Grand Hotel is a nice location to organize meetings, conferences and programs. Conference rooms can be hold 20 to 300 participants.
Spend the Valentine's day in the hotels of Budapest and the Hungarian countryside.
Surprise your beloved with a romantic weekend in 4 or 5 star hotels. We offer you special packages for more days in different wellness and spa hotels in Budapest and at Lake Balaton.
Spend New Year's Eve in Budapest in our newest Wellness Aquaworld Hotel. We offer you galadinner and New Year's Eve programs in different packages for 3 days at favourable prices in our following hotels: Hotel Ramada Resort Aquaworld Budapest - Wellness Hotel Rubin Budapest - Grand Hotel Margitsziget Budapest - Termál Hotel Margitsziget Budapest - Hotel Castle Garden Budapest - Hotel Mercure Museum Budapest - Hotel Novotel Danube Budapest. Celebrate New Year's Eve with cheerful music and dance in the pedestrian street of Budapest. We await you for the programs of Vorosmarty square and the street celebration of Vaci street.
Soho Hotel is located in the heart of Budapest, among many famous historical sights, in Dohany street. The 74 guest rooms, including 6 junior suites are all equipped with LCD TV, air conditioning and high speed Internet connection. Its conference rooms are perfect venues for events up to 120 persons. The river Danube, the Vaci street, the Synagogue and the Budapest Broadway can be easily reached from the hotel.
Lions Garden Hotel, the newest 4-star hotel in Budapest, opened its gates in Zuglo. The hotel awaits its guests with 107 spacious double rooms and a wellness centre with swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The City Park, the Heroes' Square, the most important museums of Budapest and the Papp Laszlo Sportarena can be easily reached on foot from the hotel. Book your room at Lions Garden Hotel in Zuglo and get the discounted opening prices.
Special offer in Danubius Hotels in Budapest. For the price of two nights you will get three nights, or for the price of three nights you will get four nights. The offer lasts from 1st Jun to 31st August, except the days of the Formula 1 GP. Hotels joined in the offer are: Danubius Health Spa Resort Hotel Helia - Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget - Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget - Danubius Grand Hotel Hungaria - Danubius Hotel Astoria - Danubius Hotel Budapest. In Hungary, medicinal waters are generally used in bathing form, but are valuable for drinking cures too. They have a variety of effects on the body. The guests can use these waters in the thermal and spa hotels. Budapest is the Spa Capital of the world where over 40 million liters of warm mineral water gush forth daily from more than 100 thermal springs and wells across its territory. Take advantage of our offer and recreate in one of our hotels, you only have to choose. The Danubius Hotel Gellert Budapest awaits its guests with its Danubius Invitation to Budapest package.
In every year the numbers of foreign tourists in Hungary are ever increasing. Because more and more new 3 and 4 star hotels have opened in the past few years, it is easy to choose the right one for yourself whether you come for business talks or just for a relaxing weekend. The wellness hotels in Hungary are famous for their excellent thermal water. Due to an advantageous geographical location thermal water can be found with good quality and in great quantities on over 80% of Hungary's territory. Throughout its history bathing and spa tourism has always played an important role in Hungary. The thermal lake of Heviz is the largest biologically active, natural thermal lake of the world. Due to the high water output of the spring, the water of the lake is completely changed within 48 hours.
The Andrássy Rezidencia Tarcal Wine and Spa will be opened in Tarcal, in Tokaj-Hegyalja which is part of the World Heritage, in early 2008. The hotel is situated in the wineyard, on the Andrassy Winery's estate, and await its guests with excellent wellness and spa service. Try out the unique cellar bath or pamper yourself in any of our adventure pools after a tiring day. Spend a relaxing wellness weekend in our hotel! The bright and airy rooms with luxury equipment await the guests whom would like to march off the noise of the world. In the hotel's restaurant the winery's unique wines and the masterchefs real gastronomic specialities make a perfect harmony.
Exclusive New Luxury all-suite Hotel opened in Budapest.
The Queen's Court Apartment Hotel & Residence, Budapest's newest all-suite apartment hotel, is now open since June 2007 offering a 5 star level of luxury, with spacious apartments and wellness facilities in the very heart of the city.
The unique u-shape of the hotel, modelled in retro classical style features 71 individually designed suites and serviced apartments. In the high comfort level apartments, compared to an average hotel room guests have much more space, and can use the advantages of a fully equipped kitchen, the luxury bathroom amenities and Internet.
As part of the privately held Preferred Hotel Group, the hotel is offering all classic 5 star hotel services.
The superb Queen's Spa wellness area with indoor swimming pool, with an 8m high solarium wall on the side, Jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room will pamper guests so that they can feel like a real Queen or King.
Reflecting the memory of the Austrian Empress and Hungarian Queen, Sissi, in its name of the Queen's Court Hotel & Residence is the new place to stay whether on business or leisure travel in the Hungarian capital.
Brand new 4-star desing hotel opened its gates in Budapest. Hotel Lanchid 19 (Chain Bridge 19) is situated on the Danube riverbank and offers fascinating view on Chain Bridge, the Parliament and the Royal Castle. The hotel is an ideal starting point not only for tourists but also for businessmen. Hotel Lanchid 19 is the first Hungarian hotel that could join the design hotels™ chain.
Budapest Gellert Baths (Buda, Kelenhegyi utca 4; Gellert Hotel at the foot of Gellért Hill). Open 6am-7pm daily. While the Kiraly bath may be a more authentic Turkish bath experience, those at the Gellért can't be beat for style. This is probably the finest Art Nouveau pool in Europe, and the baths are beautiful as well as relaxing.
Changing: Besides individual lockers and family cabins, there's some number of single-person changing rooms in both men-only and women-only area.
What's inside: Common area for men and women has only a 50m swimming pool and a soaking pool with massage bubbles, both with 36-38°C water. Using swimming caps in the swimming pool is prescribed by signs, but not enforced at all. There are separate Turkish-style thermal baths for men and women, which encompass several different areas: two soaking pools (one with 36°C, another with 38°C), the showers, the dry sauna and Turkish steam bath, and the cold pool (designed to scare the living daylights out of one's body after it's been happily lounging in the warmth). Besides swimming pools and separate areas, there's a large open-air complex of pools (open only in summer time).
Specialities: In shower area, there're also a strange stool without a seat, with a stream of water from the bottom - not used by anyone, though.
Visitors mix: Many locals; among tourists, no country seem to have a majority.
Hungary is exceptionally rich in medicinal and thermal waters. These waters have been sought since the old Roman times. The first baths were built by the Romans in the old time, when the land of today's Hungary was part of the Roman Empire as Pannonia Provincia. Across the country 135 recognized medicinal waters rise to the surface. It means 350,000 m³ every day. For example: Heviz, Sarvar, Buk, Hajduszoboszlo, Gyula, Zalakaros, etc. In Hungary, medicinal waters are generally used in bathing form, but are valuable for drinking cures too. They have a variety of effects on the body. The guests can use these waters in the thermal and spa hotels. Budapest is the Spa Capital of the world where over 40 million liters of warm mineral water gush forth daily from more than 100 thermal springs and wells across its territory. The Romans discovered the Buda springs, but it was during the 16th and 17th centuries' Turkish occupation that the bath culture was developed. The most famous health hotels of Budapest (for example Danubius Hotel Gellert and Health Spa Resort Margitsziget) are built over these springs. The city is famous for the curative powers of its thermal springs; the city's spas are becoming increasingly important and popular.
New 4-star hotel opened in December 2006 in Budapest. Novotel Budapest Danube offers 175 rooms, a fitness room and 3 well equipped meeting rooms. The hotel satisfies the requirements of both business and leisure travellers. New Mercure hotel will open in the centre of Budapest in February 2007, its name will be Mercure Budapest City Center. The hotel is located in the pedestrian area of Budapest, in Vaci street. The hotel has closed parking lot. It is ideal for businessmen.