If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Budapest, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Budapest in February and January.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Budapest if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 19 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Budapest hotel.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Budapest for 7 days.
If you need flexibility with your arrival time you should look for Budapest hotels that provide a 24-hour front desk. For example, City Hotel Matyas has staff at reception 24/7, so you can check in whenever suits you. This is also ideal for those that need to check out early in the morning.
For those that need to work whilst they’re on holiday, there are Budapest hotels that provide you with great business facilities. For instance Carat Boutique Hotel not only has a private workspace in each room, but it also provides you with computer, fax and photocopying facilities. If you need a professional environment for a work event you can also use the meeting rooms that are available.
Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you have to fall behind on your fitness regime. There are many Budapest hotels that provide you with gym facilities, such as Hotel Orion Várkert. Here you can use the weights and cardio machines to ensure you stay in shape whilst you’re away.
In the heart of Hungary’s capital, you will find District 5. Here you can find accommodation overlooking the Danube near the Chain Bridge, including 5-star hotels such as InterContinental Budapest, which has stunning views across the water and also has a pool. Down the river to the south, you will also find the Budapest Marriott Hotel, which is close to the ferry terminal for trips down the Danube.
For an all-inclusive trip to Budapest, you will want to look into the Art'otel Budapest, by Park Plaza, which offers a 4-star stay overlooking the Danube and has cheap deals available. In District 5, you will find the Senator Apartments Budapest apartment rental, which also offers all-inclusive accommodation.
Budapest is a great place for young adults to visit, with numerous hostels in the city centre offering cheap deals. There are several party hostels to be found, The Hive Party Hostel in District 7, for instance, which comes highly recommended and is only a short distance from the main attractions in District 5.
For a relaxing experience with a spa, check out the Gellert Baths and Spa, with the Danubius Hotel Gellert next door. There are plenty of other 5-star hotels in the inner city offering excellent facilities with a spa – try Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace, which has great deals, or The Ritz-Carlton Budapest for a high-end break.
One of the best things to do in Budapest is visit Margaret Island, with its quaint, free-to-enter zoo. If you want to stay on the island, check out the Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget, or for a cheap, unique lodging, try the Boat Hotel Fortuna.