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Hotel Charles

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Hegyalja ut 23, Budapest 1016, Hungary
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Hotel Charles when we went to the Formula 1 in Budapest. The hotel was really nice, staff were very helpful and the location was close to landmarks and transport. The room was big, had an in room safe and a kitchenette with fridge. Only downfall was that we had to pay for air conditioning, but it wasn't too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Budapest for the formula 1. We booked hotel Charles because we were happy with reviews on tripadvisor and it was a reasonable price. The staff here are great. There made sure we had everything we needed and we're always polite and asked us how we are doing. If I come back to Budapest I would definitely come... More 

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Oradea, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel located on a very busy areea!! Cars an trains non stop..very very noisy. If you book a room on the front or on the left side and you have a room wthout air conditioned it is a bad ideea. You will never sleep if is summer! The hotel has two kind of rooms...old ones and new and renovated whith... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two rooms rented for two nights at this hotel. It is located on the Buda side. While the location isn't perfect, it is walking distance to the castle, Fisherman's Bastion, etc. Otherwise, you will have to bus/Uber/taxi to the Pest side for other sights. The service at the hotel was fantastic. They were very attentive to our needs... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this trip as a 30th birthday present for my girlfriend, I informed the hotel it was her birthday in advance. Upon arriving we were upgraded to the honey moon suite, given a free bottle of wine and some biscuits. The room was very spacious, although the bathroom felt a little outdated. Breakfast was good, not a huge selection... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The staff is friendly and will so everything to please the guests. Located in the Budapest hills close to the river. The hotel restaurant is amazing and the service top of the line. I will return in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Close to town & castle, without being too noisy. Staff most helpful & couldn't do enough to make our stay enjoyable. Large clean rooms, if somewhat older style. Quirky building that includes some permanent apartments. On bus route, but taxi to centre of city only $NZ10.00. Highly recommended & would love to stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We came for a long weekend at the end of May 2015, for 3 nights. Even though the hotels looks a bit old, the staff is so nice and welcoming, that we completely forgot about it once we came in. We took the Deluxe studio double room, and really enjoyed the small kitchen and the space in the room. The... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed here the last weekend of May for 2 nights. The hotels locations is slightly out of the main city however there is a bus stop directly outside and the helpful staff advised us which buses we could get to and from certain places. We booked a standard studio but on the day paid €20 extra for a deluxe... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Only a short stay of two nights, but I thoroughly recommend staying at Hotel Charles. Yes it is a bit dated in deco but the warmth, friendliness and helpfulness of the staff was excellent, and the rooms were very comfortable. I was lucky enough to have my room upgraded which made the stay better! The hotel organised for my transfers... More 

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious and intricate past, Buda has some of the most outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube. Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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