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Old Monarchia Hotel

Vaci, 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoid this place! Nothing about it was good. Food was bad, staff were rude (once you were trapped) they attempted to charge very much more than the price given outside. Firstly, the food was INCREDIBLY poor, i.e. the "goulash soup" was like an instant powered "cup soup" with 4 bits of potato and 2 bits of meat in. The main... More 

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Thank brock1981
Uppsala, Uppsala Län, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Awful experience. First its not a hotel. The rooms will not be cleaned as expected in every morning. Bathroom area gets flooded. The restaurant in the hotel will make you feel cheated. All in all, never try this hotel. If there is any good about this hotel is its location.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

The hotel itself was difficult to find, there were no signs outside. After walking up and down the street several times I spoke to a restaurant who directed me to the Old Monarchia Restaurant and the check in desk is inside. Room itself was good. The bathroom was not well designed but the location was amazing. Short walk to the... More 

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2 Thank Cazz K
Stockholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Good location, big room No showercurtain causes flood in the bathrom floor. Poor cleaning No new towels after cleaning. But the price and the location makes it worth the money Many tv-channelns. CNN for example Wi-fi little shaky

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Yes it was cheap...but many fails! Room was just ok, in 3 days never got hot water in the morning always freezing cold, wifi never worked, toilet never completely flushed...even after flushimg 3 or 4 times.. there were always remains....its worth expend the extra money for a better one.

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Thank Erick M
Bern, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The Galilei is more a guest house than a hotel. So there is no reception, but a restaurant directly at the hotel, and the nice people there take care of you. We had our own large appartments, fully equipped with each three beds, bathroom, TV (only Hungarian program and CNN), table, chairs, wardrobes - and lots of space. First positive... More 

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1 Thank Christian A
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My friend and I were supposed to check in today at the Hotel Galilei and stay for two nights. However, on arrival after a waiting time of over 2 hours, we were informed that there were no rooms left, that the hotel was overbooked and that we would have to find an alternative accommodation. We never received any communication from... More 

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10 Thank RobG2013
Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Can confirm what many others in here write: overall a bad "hotel". The "reception" solution in the restaurant was horrible, the staff down there was rude and very slow and it was a bad start on the vacation to spend almost 1 hour in that hole before we where shown the rooms. The rooms was in general in a bad... More 

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9 Thank Ole H
Hayle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

This is not a hotel. It's a room in a dingy building which is also occupied by residents and businesses. The 'hotel' is a restaurant that opens at 11.00 a.m. Reception is a small desk in the corner of the bar that is never manned. The room is never cleaned or the linen changed. The beds are low and bad... More 

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9 Thank Elayne26
Itala, Italy
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

They will empty your wallets ... One glass of disgusting wine 2000 forint! And I should say that I couldn't drink my wine because it was awfull (and I was very sick) and then I saw them put the wine back in the bottle for the next lucky customer! Just don't go there!! Don't go!

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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