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“Perfect location in Budapest” 5 of 5 stars
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Carat Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kiraly utca 6, Budapest 1061, Hungary (Erzsébetváros)   |  
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Ranked #75 of 329 Hotels in Budapest
Västerås
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Perfect location in Budapest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

It takes you five minutes by foot to reach the "hub" metro station of Budapest - Deak Ferenc Ter. The hotel is located in a nice area with loads of cafés and restaurants.

Elegant hotel, cosy rooms and friendly staff, the only thing that was not really four star was the breakfast - it was OK, but not really amazing.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bocholt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The reception was helpfull in many ways,answered all our questions and would arrange a room
change to a more spacy and silent one because of noicy, singing bypassers at night - free of charge!
Made available Hotel Laptop for Boarding Pass booking and printing - f.o.c! Thank You very much for beeing a valuable guest in this hotel!

Room Tip: Rooms of the "silent side" resp.patio side are quiter
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

A very good clean and efficient hotel. Staff were very friendly and informative. The breakfast caters mainly for Continental tastes with different meats on offer, however there were boiled eggs and a variety of cereals as well as beautiful bread and spreads available. Once again staff were very friendly and helpful.
The hotel location is very good being approx. 5 minutes walk from the Danube and trams/underground etc. to other attractions. We actually walked everywhere including Heroes Square and the Royal Palace in Buda.
My only criticism about the hotel is the noise at night (early morning) as our room on the second floor overlooked a road where noisy revellers walked past, however this was only at the w/e.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Penzance
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5 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I've stayed at the Carat hotel 4 times. (a week each time)The hotel is very central to most of the main sights.There is a metro station at the end of the street (4mins walk).There are two supermarkets close to the hotel.Also,there are some good bars and restaurants in walking distance.You can get a bit of noise at night from them.Especially at the weekends.l normally ask for an inside room.I wouldn't worry about a good view.There isn't one!

The staff at the hotel were friendly and helpful.The cleanliness of the hotel was very good.The breakfast has a reasonable choice to eat and drink.There is a bar at the hotel.It is open from 2-10pm.It is quite nice if you wanted a quiet drink.The room was of a good size that l had.My only complaint is that the pillows and mattress on the bed very soft(cheap).I used 3 pillows in the end.It still felt like l had only one!

I would recommend this hotel if you like soft bedding.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Very good location of the hotel. Walking distance to major attractions in a city. Helpful personel with good English.

Renovated rooms: simple, but cozy. Free Wi-Fi (little bit slow at night, when everybody a back to hotel).

Breakfast is simple but has enough choice of food. Nice small local style cakes.

Room Tip: I would aska room facing back-yard to avoid noize from the street.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Stayed for a night as a backpacker. Not a large room but it's comfortable and bathroom was clean. Free Wifi and breakfast were included. It's a buffet with everything I want, from scrambled egg to cheese platter to croissant. The hotel is located at the heart of the city, short walks to the metro and riverside. The downside was there's no air-conditioning at certain period of the year, but a balcony with window helped the ventilation. I would stay in this hotel if I travel to Budapest again.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Athens, Greece
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stayed recently for two nights at the hotel.
It was a good experience and I cannot really complain about anything.

The room was clean and spacious. Wifi connection was good and fast.
The location is excellent for sightseeing as it is centrally located.
Banks and shops are close by, as are restaurents and bars.

The staff has been very friendly and supportive. In short, I can recommend it!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Carat Boutique Hotel

Address: Kiraly utca 6, Budapest 1061, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > Erzsébetváros
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#52 Luxury Hotel in Budapest
#55 Family Hotel in Budapest
#66 Business Hotel in Budapest
#75 Romantic Hotel in Budapest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carat Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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