Budapest Short Vacation

City Hotel Packages

from Euro 140
1 Jan 20-14 - 31Mar 2015  4days/3nights
 

THE SPIRIT OF BUDAPEST

budapest vacation

Budapest is often called the Paris of Eastern Europe. This easy going city is famous for its scenic location, spanning both banks of the Danube. It has everything tourists dream of - history on the castle hill, museums, opera houses, over 800 theaters, concert halls, thousands of restaurants, world famous spas, lively nightlife, casinos and great shopping.

Package includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation with buffet breakfast

  • Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant

  • One way airport-hotel transfer

  • Grand City tour of Budapest with Parliament or Ideal City tour (see tour descriptions below the price table)

  • Hotel taxes and service charges

For more tours from Budapest please check out our optional tours section after the price chart.

 

Per person in Euros
(US$ rate varies depending the exchange rate)  
3nights package** Extra nights**
double single triple double single triple
Deluxe
Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal (superior room)
5Jan-31Mar'14
302 497 278 78 143 70
1-30Apr/1Jul-31Aug'14 326 539 293 86 157 75
27Dec-4Jan'14
1May-30Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14
Weekends stay (Fri/Sat/Sun)  - deduct: Euro 11 per person p.night dbl or trpl / Euro 24 p.night single ) 
392 680 338 108 204 90
Superior First Class
Helia (standard city view guest room)
10Jan-31Mar'14
173 254 RQ 35 62 RQ
29Dec'13-9Jan'14 224 341 RQ 52 91 RQ
1-17Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
19-31Oct'14
194 293 RQ 42 75 RQ
18Apr-21Jun/1Sep-18Oct'14 212 329 RQ 48 87 RQ
Prices at Hotel Helia are valid for minimum 3nights stay . Danube view deluxe room supplement are on request! prices for less than 3nights are on request! if stay is over 6nights please refer to our Spa packages :  http://www.spashungary.com/    Prices including free entrance to Helia Spa.
Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget   or  Grand Hotel Margitsziget
(standard guest room )

10Jan-31Mar'14
209 302 188 47 78 40
29Dec'13-9Jan'14 293 470 200 75 134 44
1-17Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
19-31Oct'14
230 341 200 54 91 44
18Apr-21Jun/1Sep-18Oct'14 248 389 215 60 107 49
Prices at Danubius Health Spa Resort or Grand Hotel Margitsziget are valid for minimum 3nights stay , if stay is over 6nights please refer to our Spa packages :  http://www.spashungary.com/      prices for less than 3nights are on request! Prices including free entrance to the Spa center.
Mercure Korona  
Jan-31Mar'14
202 316 190 45 83 41
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
206 305 191 46 79 41
17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
Fri/Sat/Sun – nightly reduction:
Euro 8 per person per night in double/single room
266 425 230 66 119 54
1May-21Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14
Fri/Sat/Sun – nightly reduction:
Euro 9 per person per night in double/single room
302 482 254 78 138 62
First Class
Mercure Budapest City Center (formerly Taverna
)
Jan-31Mar'14
217 334 n/a 50 89 n/a
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
221 341 n/a 51 91 n/a
17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14 269 437 n/a 67 123 n/a
1May-21Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14 302 491 n/a 78 141 n/a
Novotel Budapest Centrum 18Oct'13-31Mar'14
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
206 314 200 46 82 44

17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
251 407 230 61 113 54
1May-21Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14 299 482 263 77 138 65
Hotel Zara - Boutique Hotel
1Apr-30Jun/1Sep-31Oct'13
minimum 3nights stay!
190 277 RQ 41 70 RQ
1Nov-28Dec'13/3Jan-31Mar'14
minimum 3nights stay!
172 241 RQ 35 58 RQ
Mercure Museum
Jan-31Mar'14
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
205 304 190 46 79 41
17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14 236 368 212 56 100 48
1May-21Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14 257 407 224 63 113 52
Hotel Astoria 
(regular guest room)

2Jan-31Mar'14
3nights minimum stay
173 254 164 35 62 32
1-17Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
19-31Oct'14
230 344 215 54 92 49
18Apr-21Jun/1Sep-18Oct'14 266 434 239 66 122 57
Deluxe room supplement are on request!  Triple rate only available in Deluxe rooms.
Standard
Hotel Erzsebet
(standard room)
2Jan-31Mar'14
3nights minimum stay
146 200 140 26 44 24
1-17Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14
19-31Oct'14
209 305 188 47 79 40
18Apr-21Jun/1Sep-18Oct'14 218 335 194 50 89 42
During low and mid season when prices are valid for 3nights minimum - prices for less than 3nights are on request!
Ibis Centrum
1Jan-31Mar'14
187 262 n/a 40 65 n/a
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
188 275 n/a 40 69 n/a
17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14 215 302 n/a 49 78 n/a
1May-21Jun/1Sep-31Oct'14 230 317 n/a 54 83 n/a
Mercure Duna
Jan -31Mar'14
169 235 n/a 34 56 n/a
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
173 242 n/a 35 58 n/a
17Apr--31Oct '14 203 296 n/a 45 76 n/a
Ibis Aero  (Hotel near Airport)
Jan -31Mar'14
RQ RQ RQ 31 55 29
1Apr-16Apr/1Nov-29Dec'14
4Jan-6apr'15
RQ RQ RQ 33 61 32
17Apr-30Apr/22Jun-31Aug'14 RQ RQ RQ 37 65 34

*US$ rate varies depending on exchange rate

ADDITIONAL CITY TAX IN BUDAPEST PAYABLE LOCALLY AT THE HOTELS . (price varies with hotels, it is around US$ 1 per room per night.)   

**During Formula 1: 24Jul-28Jul'14 prices are on request !
** During Xmas, New Years, Easter and special Fair periods surcharge may apply!
   At most of the hotels New Years Gala Dinner is mandatory - price is on request! 

Budapest transfer prices:
Shuttle transfer airport - hotel : Euro 12 per person each way

Private car transfer airport - hotel: Euro 45 per car each way (1-3 pax)
Private station or pier  to hotel transfer: Euro 35 per car each way (1-3 pax)

Tour Descriptions and Optional Tours in Budapest 2014

  • Grand City Tour with Parliament Daily (no tour on Mondays / ): 10.00 a.m.

    November-March tour operating: Wed, Thur., Fri., Sat., Sun. 10.00 a.m.

    We start the tour from the Chain Bridge. First, we take the Margaret Bridge and drive over to Buda. We stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we show you the main attractions of the area. We walk to Matthias Church and to the Fishermen’s Bastion (from where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama).Next, we drive to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. We then take you across the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest and show you the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe and the City Park. We pass by Europe’s largest thermal spa, the Budapest Zoo and the Amusement Park, after which stop at the Heroes’ Square (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes). We then take the Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St Stephen’s Basilica. We then get off the bus again and take an interior visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament (guided tour incl.). During the tour we offer a brief overview of the last 1000 years of Hungarian history. The Tour ends in the city-centre.
    Price: euro 38 per person / child rate: Euro 18

  • Ideal City Tour - Every day at 10.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.
    Photo GalleryWe offer the most personal, informative and enjoyable group tour of Budapest. Join the city tour guided exclusively in English and enjoy the comfort of our small friendly groups. The tour is designed with a duration of 4 hours to include pleasant walks to cover the sights not included in the usual 2-3 hour tours.
    The route of the sightseeing tour:

    •City park (walk): Heroes' square, Vajdahunyad castle, Széchenyi Spa
    •Andrássy avenue
    •Opera
    •Synagogue of Dohány street
    •St. Stephen's Basilica
    •Parliament
    •Castle district (walk): Matthias church, Fisherman's bastion
    •Gellért hill (walk): Citadel
    Tour ends in the city centre.
    Price: Euro 32 per person / child rate: Euro 16
     

  • FULL DAY DANUBE BEND TOUR : DURATION 10 HOURS | Operating: WED.,THUR., FRI., SAT., SUN., 10.00 A.M. (BOAT TRIP - 01.05. - 01.10. IN CASE OF LOW-WATER AND DURING WINTER-TIME RETURN TO BUDAPEST BY BUS ) / IN WINTER 01.11 - 31.03. - OPERATING ON SAT. ONLY - 09.00 A.M.
    AN EXCURSION INTO HUNGARY'S HISTORY - WE LEAD YOU TO VISEGRÁD, THE FORMER ROYAL RESIDENCE (FASCINATING VIEW ON THE DANUBE VALLEY) AND TO ESZTERGOM (CENTER OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH) - AFTER THE INTERIOR VISIT OF THE CATHEDRAL AND OPTIONAL LUNCH WE CARRY ON TO THE BAROQUE ARTISTS' VILLAGE SZENTENDRE (GUIDED WALK) - RETUßN TO BUDAPEST ON THE DANUBE BY BOAT - THE TOUR ENDS AT THE PIER/CITY CENTRE.
    PRICE:  EURO 56 PER PERSON
    (children Euro 28 )

  • Budapest Parliament Tour   Duration: 1 hour (1apr-31Oct - daily except on Mondays - 1Nov-31Mar - daily except on Mondays and Tuesdays)
    Visit the magnificent House of Parliament, the 3rd largest Parliament building of the world. During this tour, you will have the chance to see first the very richly decorated Staircase, later on the Cupola Room, where the Hungarian Crown Jewels and the Hungarian Holy Crown can be found. After visiting the Session Room, the tour ends in front of the Parliament.
    No tour on holidays, on special events and on Mondays.Tours are guaranteed in English and German. 
    Price: 22 EUR  Children: 12
    EUR

  • Dinner on Boat with Live Music -  April-October: Wed., Fri., Sun. 6:45 - (Thursday Sunday in winter season at 6:45)
    Budapest has many faces. This vibrant city calms down a little bit at nights, lights are lit up, and a new city comes out from the twilight. We created this program for those, who would like to enjoy the wonderful view of the city swimming in lights in a romantic candlelight atmosphere, and have a romantic dinner what is prepared by Hungary’s only one Gault Millau rated chef, Klöter Gregor-Grex, on a boat with live music. We will take you on a 1,5-hour-long cruise on one of our air-conditioned ships. After dinner you can also admire the panorama from the open upper deck of the ship.
    Price: 55 EUR   Children: 32 EUR

  • BUDAPEST PANORAMA AND BOAT RIDE   Apr -Oct: Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat. 14.30
    We drive to the Castle Hill and discover the area of the Royal Palace (not incl. in City Tours ). We show you the main attractions of the district: Castle Theatre, Palace of the Hungarian President, buildings of the National Library and the National Gallery. During the walking tour you can enjoy the charming panorama view of Budapest. A ride on the Castle Hill Funicular (opened in 1870) takes us to Adam Clark square, from where we walk over to the Pest side by taking the oldest suspension bridge of continental Europe, the Chain Bridge. After this spectacular walk we take a Boat Ride on the Danube (Duration 1 hour / soft drink incl.). 

    Duration: 2,5 hours
    Price: 32 EUR  Children: 17
    EUR

  • MAGIC HUNGARY Half Day Tour. April- October: Tue., Fri., Sun. 09.00 a.m.
    Visit the second largest Baroque Palace of the world in Gödöllő! After only a 30-minute drive from Budapest we arrive to the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sissi) and Francis Joseph (Habsburg Emperor & Hungarian king 1867-1916). This interior visit and the tour through the gardens of the Chateau, gives you a glimpse of times under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. With the help of our guide you will become acquainted with the secrets of the private life, the hidden doors, bedrooms and lovers of the royal couple. Next, we drive to a traditional Farm where you will be welcomed with a Hungarian “Pogácsa” and with the national welcome drink, pálinka. Horsemen will take us for a Carriage Ride through the area and will invite you to a traditional Horse Show.
    Price: Euro 54 (children: Euro 27)
  • SZENTENDRE ARTIST VILLAGE TOUR.  Half day tour
    This small baroque city is located at the  Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the river Danube and the Pilis Hills, in a beautiful natural setting. With a 25-minute drive from Budapest, we reach this picturesque Artist's Village called Szentendre. We stop at the Caprice Jewellery Manufactory, wander around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and go along the narrow streets up to the panorama point. We then simply enjoy the special atmosphere of this village. We stop at the Confectionery Museum (buildings and people made of marzipan) and invite you for a cup of coffee with a slice of Hungarian cake. Then you will have the opportunity to go for shopping or to visit the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum. During the summer (between the 1st of May and the 30th of September) we return to Budapest on the Danube by boat.
    The tour ends at the pier / city centre.
    By boat only Between  01.05- 30.09
    In case of low water and during winter time we return to Budapest by bus.
    April-October: daily (except Mon. and Wed.) 14.00
    November-March: Tue., Fri., Sun. 10.00 a.m.

    Price: Euro 38 Children free
     

  • FULL DAY PUSZTA TOUR: DURATION 8 HOURS |
    1Apr-31Oct - MON.,  THUR., SAT., 09.00 A.M.
    SPEND AN UNFORGETTABLE DAY IN THE PUSZTA - WE DRIVE TO KECSKEMÉT (GUIDED WALK), AND FURTHER ON TO LAJOSMIZSE, WHERE YOU WILL BE GREETED WITH A TRADITIONAL WELCOME-DRINK - AFTER THE GREAT PERFORMANCE OF THE FAMOUS HORSEMEN AND A CARRIAGE RIDE THROUGH THE PUS2TA, A TYPICAL MEAL (3 COURSE MENU WITH WINE) ACCOMPANIED BY GIPSY-MUSIC, WILL BE SERVED IN THE CSÁRDA - RETURN TO BUDAPEST AND TO THE HOTEL.
    PRICE: EURO 70 PER PERSON (children 36 Euro)

  • LAKE BALATON HERITAGE TOUR WITH HEREND PORCELAIN FACTORY
    Transfer to Herend, the world’s largest Porcelain Manufactory (founded 1826). Following a guided tour through the rooms we invite you for a coffee (possibility for shopping). Next, we drive to Lake Balaton (the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe) and visit the abbey (founded 1055) on the Tihany Peninsula. Following a 3-course lunch in a „csárda” (tavern) restaurant, we go to Balatonfüred (with the oldest spa in Hungary) and walk along the famous promenade. Finally, we return to Budapest.
    April-October: Saturday 09.00

    Duration: 9 - 10 hours

    Price: 68 EUR Children: 36 EUR
     

  • BUDAPEST BY NIGHT TOUR: DURATION 4 HOURS | Apr-October: TUE.,THUR., FRI., SAT., 07.00 P.M. | Nov-March:  (EXCL. JANUARY) FRI , SAT., 07.00 P.M.
    THE ILLUMINATED "PARIS OF THE EAST" - SPEND AN ENJOYABLE EVENING IN A TRADITIONAL RESTAURANT IN THE HILLS OF BUDA - AFTER AN APERITIF WE SERVE YOU A 3-COURSE MENU WITH WINE ACCOMPANIED BY A VARIED FOLKLORIC SHOW- PROGRAM - RETURNING TO BUDAPEST YOU WILL HAVE A MARVELLOUS VIEW ON THE ILLUMINATED CITY FROM THE CITADEL - FAREWELL-DRINK IN THE CASTLE-DISTRICT - THE TOUR ENDS AT THE HOTEL OR AT THE CASINO (VOUCHER FOR FREE ADMISSION INCL.)
    PRICE: EURO 62 PER PERSON (child rate Euro 32)


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