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Boscolo Budapest

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Why We Love It

  • It's a beautiful Belle Epoque hotel in the historic Erzsebetvaros district
  • Standard rooms are as large as the suites at other hotels
  • It's close to the House of Terror museum and the Hungarian National Museum
  • Houses the must-see New York Café with its four-story high ceilings

"Opulent but not stuffy" -- Fodor's

Map & Directions

It's 30 minutes by taxi from the airport or a 15-minute walk from both Nyugati and Keleti train stations. Traveling by public transport from the airport will take just under an hour -- take the 200E bus to Kőbanya/Kispest metro station (five stops), then metro line 3 to Corvin-negyed station (seven stops), before changing to tram line 4 or 6 to Blaha Lujza station (three stops), right next to the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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"Perfect for a romantic weekend," says Condé Nast Traveler, the Boscolo Budapest is a Belle Epoque beauty with elaborate renaissance decor. Dating back to 1894, it’s surrounded by historic buildings in the Erzsebetvaros district, a now gentrified area known for its trendy romkocsma (ruin pubs).

Sights such as the House of Terror and the Hungarian National Museum are around 20 minutes away on foot, or jump on the hop-on, hop-off city tour bus, which stops outside the hotel.

Back at the hotel, the New York Café is the real must-see. Once a favorite with the city's finest writers, today it is still the epitome of European café society. The ceilings are four stories high and are embellished with cherubs, Italian chandeliers and acres of gilding.

Breakfast is served on the mezzanine, where guests have a front-row view of the frescoes as a backdrop to their muesli, scrambled eggs, or the more traditional Hungarian fare of rosemary-flavored goose liver and stewed apricots.

At night seek out the intimate bar hidden on a side balcony. Draped in red velvet, it's the ideal setting for a post-dinner nightcap. There's also a gym and the ice-cave-like spa, with pool, steam bath, sauna and tea lounge.

The accommodations are super-sized -- rooms are as large as suites in other hotels, while suites are larger than the average apartment. Dressed in a chic mix of gold and beige, the decor is "opulent but not stuffy," notes Fodor's, and bathrooms have large marble bathtubs. The most decadent by far are the Presidential Suites, themed in royal blue and scarlet and shimmering with glass-blown chandeliers and mosaic-tiled bathrooms.

From the press:
  • "Perfect for a romantic weekend" -- Condé Nast Traveler
  • "A pleasing mix of traditional and contemporary" -- Fodor's



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children under 12 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available free of charge for children under 12. Children aged 12 and over are charged at the adult rate of 48.80€ per night. Extra bed available on request and in the Superior Rooms and Junior Suite only. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged 20€ per day on checkout.

Fees: A city tax of 4% per room per stay is included in the total price.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel will accept payments in Hungarian Forint on checkout. However in case of prepaid rates, the hotel will charge your card in Hungarian Forint based on the exchange rate of the transaction date.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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