Buda Castle Fashion Hotel
What We Love
- Breakfast is free and includes traditional Hungarian dishes and espresso coffee
- The location within the Buda Castle walls means proximity to historic sites and fine-dining restaurants
- Rooms are modern and large by European standards
What To Know
- There’s no a la carte restaurant, just a cafe
- Rooms come with modern comforts like LCD TVs, in-room safes and minibars
- Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
Once a Budapest merchant’s residence dating back to the 15th century, this boutique stay is now a thoroughly modern urban retreat set in the heart of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed royal district. Steps away are some of the Budapest’s most-visited sites, including Buda Castle and Fisherman’s Bastion, while just across the Danube is Pest, the youthful, perpetually buzzing side of this burgeoning European playground. The 25 guestrooms have mocha or tan furnishings that complement the patterned carpet, and large windows afford views of the courtyard or Castle district. Ask to take a peek at the hotel’s romantic wine cellar (it’s available for private events), which has vaulted brick ceilings and air of medieval intrigue.
In the Area
Spend the day exploring the Castle District, with its cobbled streets, 15th-century castle walls and refined restaurants. Visit the UNESCO-listed medieval Buda Castle, now home to the Hungarian National Gallery and the National Szechenyi Library, loiter around the fairytale-like ramparts of Fisherman’s Bastion, which affords panoramic views of the city, and marvel at the 700-year-old Matthias Church, a flamboyant melange of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Dine on Modern Hungarian cuisine at the much-lauded Costes, whose artistic, seasonally inspired kitchen is helmed by Ferran Adria acolyte Miguel Rocha Vieira.
How to Get There
The hotel is very delightful. Lovely rooms, good breakfast and very well situated. The castle area is quiet and visually stunning. Lots of nice to places to eat and easy to get to other areas. The hotel is very much on keeping with its surroundings. Has a family feel to it. Staff were excellent.
My wife and Daughter stayed here for my Daughters 21st. They wholeheartedly recommend this Hotel. Great service, very clean all over, lovely rooms. The only drawback was the walk up the hill from the city centre but this also was a benefit as it meant it was quite and relaxing.
The hotel is situated conveniently in the Castle district of Budapest. Staff was very helpful in explaining the busses, attractions and had maps to hand. The breakfast was ok with plenty to eat. There was additional items available at an extra cost but with a variety of eggs, mini sausages, European cold meats, fruits, Pastries and a variety of breads, it wasn’t really needed. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk to the Pest side of Budapest. The walk back is very uphill but there is a dedicated Castle bus that can be used up until 5pm. The room was spacious, although the remote control and hairdryer didn’t work. Staff sorted the issues out very quickly though plus we didn’t really watch tv. Mini bar was available. Free tea, coffee and water was replenished daily. Overall a very pleasant stay.
Myself and hubby stayed for 5 night much needed break from home. Hotel is in a quiet side street on the Buda side. We had opted for junior suite and we were impressed. Very clean and beautifully decorated. Bed was really comfy. We thought it odd to start with having 2 single quilts but to be honest found this is the way forward. No fighting over the quilt in the middle of the night. Very large bathroom with a really powerful shower. We slept so well while we were there combination of comfy bed lots of walking and peace a quiet. Breakfast was also a hit. Good choice of hot and cold food. We will certainly go back.
Small hotel, staffed by pleasant and efficient staff. Our room on the first floor was spotless with a large bathroom, the complimentary breakfasts were excellent with plenty of choice both hot and cold. Situated on the Buda side within easy walking of all the attractions and close to many restaurants. A visit to the Pest side can easily be made by catching the number16 bus which runs back and forth frequently or even walking. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Buda Castle Fashion Hotel and would definitely stay there again should we visit Budapest in the future.