Budapest, Hungary

Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • It's on the banks of the Danube, & many rooms offer river views
  • Attractions including the Széchenyi Chain Bridge & Budapest Castle are a short stroll away
  • Sample French-Hungarian fusion dishes in its fine-dining restaurant
  • Unwind in the hotel's spa, swimming pool or sauna

"The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is "arguably the most beautiful bridge over the Danube" -- Lonely Planet


Map & Directions

Four train stations -- Eastern Railway Street, Keleti Train Station, Southern Railway Street and Western Railway Street -- are all within 3.2km from the hotel. The property is 22km from Liszt Ferenc International Airport, and a taxi from there to the hotel will take around 20 minutes and will cost approximately 8369 Hungarian forints (HUF) (£19).
If driving from the airport to the hotel, take Route 4 towards Budapest take Salkaházi Sára rkp., Pesti alsó rkp. and Jane Haining rkp. to Széchenyi István tér, and the hotel will be on your right. There is private indoor parking for up to 70 vehicles on site.

Rooms & Rates

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The 5-star Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge boasts spectacular views of the famous SzéchenyiChain Bridge, and is in a prime location near the River Danube, the Hungarian Parliament, the Hungarian State Opera and Budapest Castle.

From its address in downtown Budapest, guests are within walking distance of the city's best sight-seeing spots, plus chic boutiques, and a wide selection of restaurants and bars. A stroll around town will allow you to take in the city's Roman, Gothic and Art Nouveau architecture, and for a serious culture fix, you can pop in to the Hungarian State Opera to see a live event.

The lobby's atrium extends into its Terrasse Restaurant, an ideal spot for a hearty breakfast buffet or Sunday brunch. For dinner, head over to the hotel's Paris Budapest Restaurant, which offers a creative blend of French and Hungarian cuisines. The latter has a sleek bar where you can sip cocktails while taking in views of the Chain Bridge. The hotel's facilities include the luxury Bridge Spa, which includes a heated indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness centre. Book in for a pampering treatment for an extra dose of relaxation.

The hotel has a chic French design with a Swarovski water fountain, original art and an airplane suspended in the lobby. Rooms are similarly contemporary, with plush furnishings blended with modern comforts, such as 40-inch TVs and free Wi-Fi. Many of the hotel's 357 rooms and suites have views of the River Danube, and some are pet-friendly (at an additional cost of 9000 Hungarian forints [HUF], or £20, per night). The hotel is also child-friendly, with no charge for children under 12 staying in their parents’ room.

From the Press:
  • The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is "arguably the most beautiful bridge over the Danube" -- Lonely Planet



  • Bar
  • Casino
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Slippers


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

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.


Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Pets: Pets allowed

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: Pets allowed Check-out time is 12pm

You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

National Rating
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Hungary. This property is rated 4 stars.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: HUF 6500 for adults and HUF 0 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: HUF 15000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: HUF 8500 per night
  • Valet parking fee: HUF 8500 per night
  • Pet deposit: HUF 9000 per stay
  • Pet fee: HUF 9000 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Early check-in fee: HUF 15000
  • Late check-out fee: HUF 15000

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A 4 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

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

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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