Budapest has so much to offer: from fine dining restaurants to historic-style hotels, baths to theatres, we can abound in experiences which help us to feel like real hedonists! Our capital is the best choice if you want to enjoy deluxe amenities at affordable prices.
Discover the city in style! You don’t have to spend a lot of money to feel like royalty. The trick is a combination of knowing how to get great experiences for cheap, while also adopting the mindset that having fun in a beautiful environment does not always have to be expensive. Check out our insider’s guide with 4 tips for planning a luxurious trip on a not-so-luxurious budget.
At the turn of the 20th century, the New York Café (New York Kávéház) was the most beautiful and the most beloved coffee house in Budapest. It was a popular place among writers and editors, in fact, the most influential newspapers were edited here, upstairs in the gallery. In the beautiful Café, you will be immersed in the bourgeois feel of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Built during the Ottoman rule in Hungary, Rudas bath is a state-of-the-art complex, offering a charming location for swimming and escaping the city’s bustling scenes. The highlight of the bath is the jacuzzi on the rooftop level, providing sweeping vistas to Pest’s skyline. Relax in the hot tub after a long day of discovering the city and enjoy the view of the Danube and the twinkling lights of Budapest!
Better and better restaurants, street food places and sweetshops keep opening every day, and the city is abounding in lovers of gastronomy and passionate gastronomists… but let the facts speak: Hungarian chef, Tamas Szell won the Bocuse d’Or Europe in 2016, the most prestigious reward in the world of European gastronomy. Babel Budapest has been named the International Restaurant of the Year by the world’s best wine magazine, Decanter, 4 Budapest restaurants earned Michelin stars in 2017 (Costes, Costes Downtown, Onyx, and Borkonyha).
Philharmonics from all around the world are all amazed by the pulsing concert life they find in Budapest. One of the most beautiful Opera House in the world is located in the Hungarian capital, however, the building is closed due to renovations until 2019. Budapest still has a lot to offer for music lovers. World-class performances in beautiful, historical buildings, private concerts in the most prestigious, out-of-the-box locations await music enthusiast travellers.