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City Hotel Pilvax

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pilvax Koz 1 - 3, Budapest 1052, Hungary
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Ranked #92 of 330 hotels in Budapest
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is great, it's within walking distance to most attractions in the city. My partner and I had no problems with noise or with our mattresses, and both slept very well. There were two slight drawbacks - our room backed onto a walkway that people regularly walked past on, so we had to have the curtains... More

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Welgemoed, Western Cape, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The location of this property is excellent.The rooms are spacious with good Wifi.Sleeping quality is average(matress to thin).Staff are friendly and helpful.We did not have breakfast,but plenty options close to hotel.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great location,very nice helpfull stuff..the breakfast could be better..and there re no elevator but who need him for inly 2 floors hotel. So from my opinion Pilvax is shourly good value for the money.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I doubt you could find a better location for exploring the centre but if you arrive by car expect to struggle. Parking is nearby but even the satnav struggled to get you to it as so much is pedestrianized.. In the end we parked a good ten mins walk away and moved the car later. Very pleasant ladies' on reception,... More

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Destin, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This Hotel is in a great location, it is just 2 blocks to the Main Shopping Street and 2 blocks to most transportation and the Hop A Bus main Stops. This is not a 4 star hotel and if you don't expect that you will not be disappointed. There is the most wonderful food market across the street, Try it...... More

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Zsuzsanna C, General Manager at City Hotel Pilvax, responded to this review

Dear seethharbor, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences about your recent stay at the City Hotel Pilvax! We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our staff and the location of the hotel. You are right, mainly the ground floor counts as zero, so the rooms are located on the first and second floor. Due to... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Pilvax is as central as you can get in Budapest...all attractions within walking distance or short Metro trip.The staff are fabulous,friendly and helpful.No lift,and the rooms are a bit tired--the curtains on my windows did not meet,and the air-conditioning is feeble.The bistro breakfast is fine--plenty of other eateries nearby if you want a change.Overall though,a great experience,the ideal place... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed only for one night but the hotel was great, very clean and comfortable, the people there were very nice. The only trouble we had was finding the hotel, it was a little tricky and there is no elevator, so we had to carry our bag packs to the room. But the service and the installations were excellent, I... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I had high hopes for the hotel after reading reviews on this site - I've never been disappointed by the Trip Advisor certificates of excellence before - all of my other reviews have been 4 and 5 ratings to reflect this. However, I simply could not award anything higher than a 2 for this place. Although the location was excellent,... More

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Zsuzsanna C, General Manager at City Hotel Pilvax, responded to this review

Dear ‘ruthii’, Thank you very much for your recent stay and sharing your detailed opinion about at the City Hotel Pilvax. Delighted to read your praising words about the room size and location of the hotel as well as the staff. We regret that you considered the room basic. Room facilities meets the European standard of the 3* category according... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Stayed 4 nights in April 2014. Hotel is very central (3 minutes walk from Ferenciek Tere metro) and is in a pedestrianized street so quiet (there is an Irish pub next door, so you may get some noise from music on Thurs/Fri/Sat nights). It isn't luxurious, but comfortable, clean, friendly and helpful staff and really good value for the area.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stayed in this hotel 13 -18 March. Near many cafes and restaurants, very close many of the city. Clean hotel, friendly receptionists at the front desk.Cleaning at the hotel was every day, towels changed every den.Idealny hotel for traveling near two metro stations, providing access to various points of interest.The rooms are large and bright. Chose this hotel because of... More

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Address: Pilvax Koz 1 - 3, Budapest 1052, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
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Hotel Class:3 star — City Hotel Pilvax 3*
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The City Hotel Pilvax is located on a quiet side street just a few minutes walk from the heart of the downtown and the famous Vaci Street, with its most exclusive shops and restaurants. The hotel has 32 rooms and a Cafe, where the buffet breakfast is served. Traditional and international dishes are available for lunch or dinner at Pilvax Cafe. Thanks to its central location the city’s main attractions are easily accessible by walk or public transportation. The hotel is a perfect place for both business and leisure stays in Budapest. Standard room: comfortable, bright, air-conditioned standard rooms have bathroom with shower. Rooms can be requested with twin beds or a double bed. Average size of rooms: 20 m2. Room fittings: bathroom with shower, refrigerator, telephone, TV with satellite channels, pay-TV, free safe, Internet access at reception. Other services: free Internet corner, safe at the reception. ... more   less 
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