The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has added Budapest to its growing portfolio of destinations by opening their first hotel in Hungary. Located in the heart of the city, the Ritz-Carlton, Budapest exemplifies the city’s unique atmosphere, romance and identity and offers visitors luxury with a mix of tradition. Set within a 20th-century building, the hotel is surrounded by history, with the UNESCO World Heritage Buda Castle nearby, and five star views of St. Stephen’s Basilica and Erzsébet Square from its many guest rooms and suites. Not to mention, it is minutes away from Europe’s most alluring river — the blue Danube. Guests can walk the meandering cobbled streets with architecture that boasts baroque to modern buildings, experience cafe culture born from bohemian roots, take to the rejuvenating water from one of the city’s many thermal springs, or simply enjoy tasting the renowned Hungarian cuisine and wines.
The design concept of The Ritz carlton Budapest blends the local environment with a timeless, contemporary five star interior. The luxury hotel features 170 rooms and 30 suites, with a club level on the 8th and 9th floors, a dedicated concierge and offering complimentary food and drinks throughout the day.
Introducing two new restaurants and a bar to the Budapest scene, the unrivalled Deak Street Kitchen closely resembles Budapest’s classic coffeehouses but with a sophisticated- blend of warm belle-époque elegance and contemporary sleekness. It serves a variety of Hungarian-inspired dishes, created using local seasonal ingredients, and freshly grilled meat & fish, alongside one of the city’s finest selections of indigenous Hungarian wines and beers. The Kupola Lounge, situated beneath the building’s iconic stained glass cupula and grand crystal chandelier, offers more-casual fare ideal for laid-back brunches or light lunches, while the Kupola Bar serves innovative cocktails in a metropolitan, sophisticated ambiance.
Relax and revive in their unique, urban spa with rituals and treatments using only the finest signature products. The hotel also features a state of the art gymnasium, thermal area and swimming pool, bathed in natural daylight. For milestone celebrations they have a 180-seat ballroom, and five meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology.
A destination for both Budapest-bound business guests and leisure travelers from around the world, the Ritz-Carlton, Budapest exudes a fresh, elegant, international flair that provides the perfect inspirational environment for whatever may the purpose of your stay be.
“It is an absolute privilege to open the first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hungary,” said Hervé Humler, President and Chief Operations Officer, The Ritz-Carlton. “The Ritz-Carlton service standards are globally recognised and we’re delighted to bring them to a new market. Budapest is an extraordinary city and perfectly placed to welcome the newest property in our portfolio”.