Budapest, Hungary

Hotel Zenit Budapest Palace

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Renovated Neoclassical hotel, by the River Danube in the city centre
  • Close to Vaci Street shops & a 5-minute walk from 3 metro lines
  • Facilities include a Hungarian restaurant, tapas bar, gym & sauna
  • Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, toothbrushes, toothpaste & shaving kits


Map & Directions

The hotel is a half-hour drive from Budapest Airport. By public transport, the journey takes over an hour -- take the 200 Express bus to Kobanya-Kispest, where you can catch the metro to Deák Ferenc tér, a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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Hotel Zenit Budapest Palace is a renovated Neoclassical property, close to the River Danube in the centre of Pest. The hotel is well placed for sightseeing -- a 15-minute walk from the Hungarian State Opera House, and a 5-minute walk to three metro lines at Deák Ferenc tér, providing easy access to the House of Terror as well as the Széchenyi Thermal Baths, Museum of Fine Arts and Transport Museum in the City Park.

Just around the corner from the hotel lie Vorosmarty Square's pavement cafés and Váci Street, the city's main pedestrianised shopping area. From here, it's a 15-minute stroll to the Central Market Hall, a grand 3-storey building stacked to its rafters with stalls selling local wines, spices, salamis, fast food and embroidered crafts. The Royal Palace, over on the Buda side of the river, is a half-hour walk across Széchenyi Chain Bridge -- "arguably the most beautiful bridge over the Danube" (Lonely Planet).

The hotel's Hungarian restaurant offers live cooking demonstrations, and there's a tapas bar for specialty hams from Hungary, Spain and Italy, as well as sharing platters, panini sandwiches and bistro dishes. Guests also have use of the gym and sauna in the basement. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel, and guests can also hire a portable Wi-Fi device for an extra charge.

Rooms are modern, with minimalist furnishings, high ceilings and air conditioning, and complimentary toiletries include toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving foam and a razor. Standard bedrooms are a little tight on space; upgrade for more room. Those facing the inner courtyard are quieter than rooms overlooking the road.



  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


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


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (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.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 1pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

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 not allowed Check-in time starts at 1pm 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 star.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: HUF 3500 for adults and HUF 1800 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: HUF 3500 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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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