You’re all set to wander the streets of Budapest, take in the breathtaking architecture of Matthias Church or Parliament, stroll along the Danube River and visit the Budapest Pinball Museum. All that remains is a hotel reservation. Where to stay in Budapest? From the truly palatial Four Seasons Gresham Palace Hotel to the hideaway hostels, we have you covered.
The Four Seasons Gresham Palace
This five-star hotel lives up to its name in every aspect. An architectural masterpiece along the Danube River, the Four Seasons is your hands down choice if feeling like royalty is part of the plan. Booking a room will start at $478 per night.
Buda Castle Fashion Hotel
Across the river from the Four Seasons is a much more affordable option that will still take great care of you. A 15th-century Merchant’s house, the Buda Castle matches the neighborhood’s medieval architecture. But don’t let the medieval factor scare you. The rooms and amenities are excellent and good local restaurants provide plenty of options for dinner and a walk along the Danube. Rooms start at $160 per night.
Full Moon Design Hostel
As for hostels, Full Moon is a great pick. With 54 bedrooms, it gives its guests plenty of chances to meet fellow travelers. In the same building is Morrison’s 2, one of the best nightclubs in the city. Oh, and booking at Full Moon means VIP access. Walking distance from the Danube and the metro, Full Moon is a winner.
Castle Quarter Airbnb
This superbly located apartment puts you within striking distance of many of the main sights as well as the metro. Attractive decor and five-star rating after more than 200 reviews make this budget-friendly option hard to turn down. The booking price is $65 per night.