We can’t really think of anyplace better for your next Budapest stay: don’t just settle with staying at one of the best hotels in the city, stay at a glorious palace with mesmerizing river views: that combination is only possible at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, one of the most desirable properties in Eastern Europe. Romantic souls visiting the Hungarian capital are drawn to this exclusive gem, not only to experience being treated like royalty, but also for its splendid rooms and suites, many with balconies that allow direct views of the iconic Chain Bridge. Did those river views made you longing for a swim? In that case we’re pretty sure the hotel’s impressive indoor infinity pool will fulfill the desire. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest is conveniently located in the city’s 5th District of Belváros - Lipótváros, within walking distance to many of Budapest’s attractions.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, CHAINE BRIDGE, BUDA CASTLE A Budapest Hotel View captured by @mikasachong
Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection (5 Star)
The luxury boutique hotel in Budapest. At a first glance, it were the rooftop’s impressive views over St. Stephen's Basilica that captured our attention - but that was just the beginning as we were about to discover one of the best places to stay in Budapest. Music sets - quite literally we say - the tone here: throughout the property one will encounter a marbled piano, a band playing next to an inviting indoor pool and musical art pieces scattered across the hotel’s elegant rooms. In short, Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection is a great choice for those fond of smaller and charming properties that, despite its size, still deliver exceptional service and quality. Perfectly located in Belváros - Lipótváros, visitors will find themselves next to St. Stephen’s Basilica and a stone’s throw from the State Opera House (Hungarian Royal Opera House).
HOTEL VIEW: ST. STEPHEN’S BASILICA A Budapest Hotel View captured by @pops29
Quick fact: from all of the almost 400 windows at Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge there is a view is to be found. This means that, wherever you turn, a beautiful Budapest panorama will be there to greet you. Views from this hotel, among the best in Hungary’s capital city, include the ever-changing Danube river, Chain Bridge and, just across the river, Buda Castle and Matthias Church. Some rooms have bathtubs facing Chain Bridge, perfect for a relaxing bath with one’s better half. To extend the romantic mood, there’s nothing better than dining at the terrace of Paris Budapest Restaurant, a place combining sophisticated cuisine with truly awe-inspiring vistas over Budapest. Some would argue the hotel’s prime location at Belváros - Lipótváros is second to none and who are we to disagree? The Hungarian Parliament Building and Liberty Square, amidst other attractions, are only a pleasant walk away from this luxury hotel.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, CHAINE BRIDGE, BUDA CASTLE, MATTHIAS CHURCH A Budapest Hotel View captured by @graciaalam
Some hotel brand names are often enough assurance to a wonderful stay - in this particular case, the luxurious The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest surely fits that bill. This superb hotel treats its guests with a top-notch service, rooms and suites that reflect the hotel’s contemporary elegance and inspiring views over Budapest’s roofs, Erzsébet Square and the prominent St. Stephens Basilica. Some rooms have balconies with unforgettable views so keep this in mind when securing your accommodation. One of the distinct features of this 5-star hotel is its beautiful glass cupola under which guests are able to enjoy a legendary breakfast filled with delicacies and plenty of natural light. The hotel’s privileged position in Belváros - Lipótváros allows easy access to the Castle district, Dohány Street Synagogue as well as several shops.
HOTEL VIEW: BUDAPEST EYE, ST. STEPHEN’S BASILICA A Budapest Hotel View captured by @mr.zverka
Before zigzagging around Budapest, wake up to a glorious sunrise view from your “river view” room at Boutique Hotel Victoria Budapest - what a way to start a brand new day at Hungary’s most visited city. Before leaving the trendy hotel, say hello to the friendly staff and ask for some insider tips on the best things to do in Budapest, some surely not appearing in the usual travel guides. Budapest’s most famous crossing, Chain Bridge, is a couple of minutes walk to the right, direction south. A particular feature that makes us tick about this Budavár hotel is the complimentary afternoon tea served at the romantic Jenő Hubay Music Hall - a classy touch from this exceptional Budapest boutique hotel.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING, CHAIN BRIDGE A Budapest Hotel View captured by @juu_k.binn
Taking full advantage from its elevated position, Hilton Budapest offers one of the best hotel views in the city. When staying at this upscale hotel, visitors will enjoy direct views of the beautiful Matthias Church and other Budapest’s attractions. Most rooms and suites at Hilton Budapest allow panoramic vistas over Budapest from its large windows, providing the perfect opportunity to interact with the city from the privacy of your own accommodation. A special mention to this property’s Lobby Café & Bar, an ideal spot to sip a drink and admire the historic city down under. The hotel is located at the 1st district of Budapest (Buda side), next to the impressive Fisherman's Bastion, moments away from Castle Hill Funicular and within a 15-minute walk from the unmistakable Buda Castle.
HOTEL VIEW: MATTHIAS CHURCH, SZILÁGYI DEZSŐ SQUARE REFORMED CHURCH, DANUBE RIVER, HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING A Budapest Hotel View captured by @edoardomainettiphotography
Just opposite to the legendary Four Seasons Gresham Palace, on the other side of Chain Bridge, lies one of Budapest’s best hotels with a view: Hotel Clark Budapest. Don’t just take our word for it: travellers from all around the globe have been sharing their picture-perfect moments on Instagram and making us green with envy. One of Budapest’s most spectacular rooftop bars - Leo Budapest - is one of our favourites hangout places in the city, particularly for those sublime, panoramic views. Perhaps those inspiring views of Buda Castle made you decide for a visit? Take the nearby Castle Hill Funicular and travel directly to one of Budapest’s most celebrated landmarks. No doubt in our minds: this is indeed one of the top hotels in Budapest with a view - can’t go wrong here.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING, CHAIN BRIDGE, BUDA CASTLE, ELISABETH BRIDGE A Budapest Hotel View captured by @pamcika88
Who said business travellers aren’t entitled to some pleasures while away? If work needs to be done, perks like a great view will prove rewarding and often inspiring. Next time you find yourself in Budapest with your laptop, consider staying at the riverside Budapest Marriott Hotel, a business-friendly hotel with captivating vistas over Budapest. All the spacious rooms at this luxury hotel have been renovated in 2018, are filled with natural light and often feature awe-inspiring river views. Don’t dare leaving this hotel without paying a visit to its staggering terrace, a place to take in some of the best views Budapest has to offer. The list of reasons to stay at this hotel continues: great fitness club and a high-quality Mediterranean restaurant will certainly win guests over.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, CHAINE BRIDGE, BUDA CASTLE, FISHERMAN’S BASTION, ELISABETH BRIDGE A Budapest Hotel View captured by @nursultan_sabirov
Undisputedly one of the best hotels in Budapest, InterContinental Budapest is a natural choice for those wishing to combine a luxury hotel experience and eye-popping views. The hotel’s riverfront location in Belváros - Lipótváros is hard to beat and is one of this property’s many highlights. If your visit includes some work to do, head to The Executive Lounge for some snacks, free internet, working space and - of course - great Budapest views. When your done with your cultural visits, stroll along the nearby Váci Street and get ready for some serious shopping activity. For the foodie in you, visit the close-by, impressive, dangerously mouth-watering, Central Market Hall.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, CHAINE BRIDGE, BUDA CASTLE, FISHERMAN’S BASTION, ELISABETH BRIDGE A Budapest Hotel View captured by @francyla_morken
Modern-looking from the outside, classic luxury in the inside, we introduce you to Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, among guests’ favourites in the city. Directly located at Erzsébet Square, the hotel is also close to the iconic Chain Bridge and St. Stephen’s Basilica - the last can be actually be seen from many of the hotel’s top-end rooms. When picking Belváros - Lipótváros as the place to stay in Budapest, visitors who enjoy taking pleasant walks are sure to find many points of interests, such as bars and restaurants. For the ultimate visual experience, we suggest hopping-on Budapest Eye, located just across the street. After a long jounrey exploring the city of Budapest, we can’t think of a better way to end your day rather than indulging on a spa treatment. Other hotel facilities include a fitness center and sauna.
HOTEL VIEW: BUDAPEST EYE, ST. STEPHEN’S BASILICA A Budapest Hotel View captured by @eveology1
The balconies of art’otel budapest, by park plaza rooms have been the idyllic setting for many romantic stories in Budapest - and the reason behind it is very dear to us: the stunning views over Budapest and some of the city’s most fascinating landmarks. Rooms at this artsy hotel (the whole property features over 600 works from American artist Donald Sultan) are on the large size and are known for being extremely comfortable - yes, their beds have quite a reputation. The hotel’s strategic location in Budavár is what every visitor could wish for: steps away from a metro station and a short stroll from many attractions.
HOTEL VIEW: DANUBE RIVER, HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING, CHAIN BRIDGE, MATTHIAS CHURCH, FISHERMAN’S BASTION A Budapest Hotel View captured by @it_is_anny_time
At the heart of the 5th District of Belváros - Lipótváros, Hotel Rum Budapest offers interesting views over the twin towers of Egyetemi Templom (University Church), considered by many the most underrated church in Budapest. Apart from the view, this worth-considering boutique hotel, housed in a building of historical significance, constitutes a great value for money option for all of those looking for the best places to stay in Budapest: it is stylish, features comfortable rooms and is very well-located (close to Kálvin tér M3 metro station). Make sure to book a rate that includes breakfast as this is usually served at the hotel’s rooftop, surely one of the top experiences available at this contemporary hotel.
HOTEL VIEW: EGYETEMI TEMPLOM A Budapest Hotel View captured by @hexe.carodejnice