Top 5-star hotels in Budapest

Budapest has a wide selection of luxury hotels, which are mainly located in the city center. These five star hotels have different styles. Some of them are part of international hotel chains like the Hilton or InterContinental hotel.

In our next list below, we present you the top hotels in this category. The list is always changing but we try to set up an order with the best ones at the forefront.


Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

It is one of the best Luxury Hotels in Budapest. It opened in 2004 after a two-year renovation. It is on the Pest side of the Danube next to the Chain Bridge and opposite to the Royal Palace on the other side of the river. This is a very elegant and exclusive hotel, offering ultra-modern comforts. The view from the rooms are absolutely breathtaking, as you can see the Buda Hills and the beautiful panoramic scenes of the Danube, especially at night. All rooms represent the traditional Four Seasons luxury. Gym, swimming pool, sauna, spa is available in the hotel. The rooms and large and airy, and if you are willing to pay even more, you can have rooms with step-out balconies as well. The prices are between 200-430 EUR. Attractions nearby: Budapest Parliament, Chain Bridge, Danube Promenade, St. Stephen’s Basilica.

Aria Hotel Budapest

Aria boutique hotel is right next to the Basilica and it opened in 2015. As you can guess by its’ name, everything from decor to room names is centered around music. It has a unique classy, yet modern style. A panoramic rooftop terrace bar, a first class restaurant, spa and fitness center and a complimentary buffet breakfast are just a few from the many services which you can enjoy if you decide to stay in this luxury hotel.

Corinthia Hotel Budapest

This hotel is Budapest’s top-rated 5-star hotel according to a lot of travel websites. It is easily accessible, (trams 4,6) and it is close to the Andrássy Avenue with the Hungarian State Opera House and the House of Terror Museum. Historic building with fabulous architecture, spacious rooms, nice indoor spa, fine restaurants and helpful staff are all waiting for you in this hotel.

New York Palace

Such as Corinthia Grand Hotel, the location is not the best. It has luxurious rooms, kind and professional staff, superb spa with sauna, steam and fitness rooms and the most beautiful coffee house on the ground floor. It is an impressive 5-star hotel, so if lots of traffic and noise does not bother you, you can make your stay amazing in Budapest, if you choose this hotel.

Hilton Budapest

This hotel is located next to the Westend Shopping Mall with lots of traffic and street noise. It has excellent transport connections; M3 metro station, tram 4,6 and the train station. It has comfortable nice sized rooms, attentive staff, and a large shopping mall next door.

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Sofitel Hotel Budapest

It is not far from the Four Seasons Gresham Palace, so you can admire the fascinating view of the Buda Castle and the River Danube. It has 2 cafes with a show kitchen where you can experience French, Mediterranean and Hungarian dishes also. Tourists who have stayed in the hotel, commented that the hotel has large, favorable rooms, polite, helpful staff, great locations, indoor pools and fitness facilities.

Intercontinental Hotel Budapest

This hotel is at the foot of the Chain Bridge in Pest so it has amazing view from the rooms. Superior location with many historic sights and shopping possibilities nearby. The hotel has two first-class restaurants offering international cuisine.

Marriott Budapest

Marriott has a perfect location with a beautiful panorama to the Danube and the Castle Hill. Lots of attractions, shops, restaurants nearby, for example the Váci shopping street and the Vörösmarty Square, where the city’s main Christmas Fair is held each year. The hotel’s restaurant offers Mediterranean grilled dishes and one of the best Sunday brunches in town.

Hilton Budapest Castle District

Hilton Castle offers traditional Hilton quality. The location is really good as it is next to the Matthias Church and Fishermen’s Bastion. Rooms are big and comfy with a beautiful panoramic view of the Danube, also it has a very good restaurant.

Ritz Carlton Budapest

New, elegant luxury hotel, which is located in downtown. It is on the edge of Erzsébet Square. It has exceptional service, and comfortably-sized rooms, spa with Jacuzzi, saunas, swimming pool, fast in-room internet, baby-sitting service. business and meeting center.

Aquincum Hotel Budapest

This hotel is a bit far from the city center, but it is a great opportunity if you want to stay out of the noisy central of Budapest. Margaret Island is close by, which is a beautiful park where you can go for jogging or just for a walk. Free wifi, lovely spa with swimming pool, 2 thermal pools, saunas, Jacuzzi, steam bath, massage and other health treatments are all available when you stay here.

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