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Hotel Astra Vendeghaz

I. Vam u. 6, Budapest 1011, Hungary
Hotel Astra Vendeghaz
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amman, Jordan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

My husband and I booked this hotel without knowing anything about Budapest and where the central location to stay is. We were very lucky in booking with Astra! It is on the quiet Buda side, near supermarkets, banks, restaurants and Batthyany Ter station (only couple minutes walking). This station links you to anywhere in Budapest in no time! The location... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

The hotel seemed fairly basic but the room was absolutely massive with a huge bathroom. Big windows overlooked a little courtyard which was very quaint. The best part of this place is its location. It's accross the river Danube from Pest, but at the foot of the Fisherman's palace, which is a marvel. Other sites are easily accessible from a... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2008

This is a pleasant, very clean, old fashioned hotel convenient to the river, old castle area and centre of the city. It's a little hard to find because it's on a side street with a tiny sign so make sure your arrival taxi knows the address. Although very dated the rooms are comfortably furnished. It's a bit like staying with... More 

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reno, nv
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2008

Miniscule soap provided (we purchased our own). Only hot items in buffet were toast and coffee. Heater/AC had a mind of its own. Buzz in/out procedure inconvenient. Cash only o.k., but if pay in Euros, only paper currency (no coins) accepted. Older desk person very unfriendly almost to the point of rudeness (probably due to language difficulties--not his fault). Good... More 

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barcelona, spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2008

We stayed here in August for for 4 nights. The hotel was comfortable and cosy, specially our room trat seems a dinig-room, with wood-ancient furniture, but lovely and cosy. Breakfast was quite good, except the omelettes... they don´t know how to cook this! The recepcionist, Mark, was efficient and hepful. Best of all is the location, near Batttany Tér tube... More 

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London, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

We stayed here for three nights this July and were quite satisfied with the hotel. The oddest thing though - the pictures on the website somehow make the rooms appear smaller than they really are. We had a room on the first floor (it's pictured on their website) but when turned up we were told that it wasn't really a... More 

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Redlands, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2008

We stayed three wonderful nights at Hotel Astra in April 2008. The hotel is situated in one of the most perfect locations in Budapest. It is in the Buda Castle District right below the Fishermen's Bastion, Matya's Church, and the Palace. It is a very charming, quaint hotel dating back to the 1700's. It has all the modern conveniences, but... More 

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shropshire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2008

This is a really tough review to write...mainly because had i paid a different price i think my idea of this hotel would be a lot better. I ummed and ahhed alot about which side of the river to stay on and which hotel to pick and in the end went for the Astra because it was smaller and the... More 

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Pisa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2007

This is the type of hotel others should aspire to be. All hotels no matter where you go begin to look and feel the same, anonymous bland and cold. This hotel is different. It seems like you are staying in a friends house. The rooms are big and spacious with "real" furniture that you would possibly put in your own... More 

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2007

The current reviews on Tripadvisor for this hotel are somewhat mixed, but I have to say that it is one of the loveliest hotels that I have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in very many. It's small, compact and charming. I found all of the staff very friendly and willing to help. My room was wonderful - spacious,... More 

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