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The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest

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Erzsebet Ter 9-10, Budapest 1051 Hungary
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 10/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#34 of 394 hotels in Budapest
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The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest combines timeless, contemporary luxury with world-class service to create unforgettable moments. It awaits with 200 elegant rooms and suites and the exclusive Club Lounge as an additional sanctuary. Ipanema Brazilian Grill offers the highest quality Brazil churrasco, authentic yet original contemporary Latin American food with playful table service in our cultural hub of crafted cocktails, music, and vivid gatherings. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, a haven of tranquillity, invites with exceptional treatments, a design pool area, and a 24-hour gym. The facilities are completed with a spacious ballroom and four flexible meeting rooms with modern interiors and state of the art technology.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Books, DVDs, music for children
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Executive lounge access
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
ATM on site
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, French, Russian, Spanish and 4 more
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József Kardos wrote a review Jul 13
Gyula, Hungary105 contributions61 helpful votes
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Superb! Absolutely the best you ever had! The staff is excellent, just like the room and all the services. We were on the 7th floor, we could see the Bazilika and the Budapest Eye through the window. In the room you can find everything, even an ironing board. The minibar is more than needed. The wellness was really clean and enough for 2 of us - because of the COVID we could get it for an hour.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Just ask the staff, they are really helpful.
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Freelancer76 wrote a review Jun 2021
Kikinda, Serbia13 contributions4 helpful votes
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Located in the very hearth of the Budapest, the Ritz Carlton hotel is really amazing, we had a room on the 8th floor which was large enough for our family of 4. Beautiful Ipanema restaurant at the ground floor is serving delicious foods (not only Brasilian ones). Kids enjoyed spa really much, especially hot water jacuzzi :) The best part of the hotel is their amazingly kind multinational staff, who really made sure we feel like home, and they really overdelivered in what we expected - small presents and coloring staff/toys for kids, a small tent inside the room, they even had MasterChef course in making muffins for the boys! 🥰 Huge recommendations for families with kids
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Our room was on 8th floor, and we had amazing view towards Basilica
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Response from Judit Sipos, Sales at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Freel4ncer76, Thank you very much for taking the time to write an amazing review about our property. It has been truly a great pleasure to host you and your lovely family recently. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the family-friendly activities that we organized for you. I truly hope the kids will never forget their stay with us! We are looking forward to welcome you back as soon as possible! With kind regards, Judit Sipos Quality and Training Manager
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Peter C wrote a review May 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates53 contributions35 helpful votes
Stayed as a reviewer for The National newspaper but have also written a much longer review in my new travel book: 'Escape to Budapest: Moving to Europe's Coolest Capital'. You can read two chapters for free on Amazon.co.uk. This hotel is owned by the Dubai hotel king Khalaf Al Habtoor who loves Budapest and also owns the Inter-Con. He bought the hotel, then Le Meridien just after the Global Financial Crisis and upgraded it to a Ritz-Carlton with a complete makeover. There is a new Brazilian restaurant since my last review, so I must go back. If you like art deco this is the place for you. True style never goes out of fashion, and you are on the Fashion Street when you stay at the Ritz.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Judit Sipos, Sales at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
Responded May 20, 2021
Dear Mr. Cooper, First of all I would like to express my sincere gratitude that you took the time to write about us in your travel book and also on Tripadvisor. It is an honor to be mentioned. It is great to hear that you are planning to come back to visit our Ipanema restaurant. This Latin-American cuisine that we offer is one-of-a-kind in Budapest and I would very much recommend for you to try our Churrasco experience. I truly hope that we will have the chance to welcome you back in the near future and until that I wish you all the best. With kind regards, Judit Sipos Quality and Training Manager
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pengemex wrote a review Dec 2020
Budapest, Hungary1256 contributions531 helpful votes
Very very very polite and helpful staff. Beautiful restaurant under the cupola. Delucious meals. Spacy room with big bathroom, also well equipped. In the middle of the pandemic times the hotel gave the feeling of safety.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Judit Sipos, Értékesítés at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
Responded Dec 28, 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words about our associates, restaurant and rooms. It was especially nice to read that you have enjoyed a safe and secure environment in our property. This is indeed one of our priorities these days. We are looking forward to an opportunity to welcome you back and we do recognize that these are unusual times so we would like to thank you once again for choosing us. With kind regards, The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
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TheShis wrote a review Sep 2020
Tel Aviv, Israel29425 contributions3803 helpful votes
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We spent 4 nights at the hotel in mid February 2020, just prior to Covid-19 starting to cause havoc around the world. The hotel is centrally located on Deak square, right next to a major Metro hub. We booked a Club room using 62K points a night, but as no Club rooms were available, we received a Deluxe room with a view and Club benefits – room 724. Check in was quick and we were able to check in as early as 11:15AM. We were offered an upgrade to a suite for an exuberant sum, which we declined. Our room was a very spacious corner connecting room on the 7th floor with views to the Budapest Eye and the Basilica. It featured 2 queen beds, a large TV (with very few decent channels), a work desk and chair, a sofa and a coffee table, a minibar, a safe and some fine lighting elements. The bathroom was large with a tub, toilet, shower (with a rather weak water pressure), sink and Asprey amenities (the Purple Water series). Unfortunately, after the 1st night, the bathroom started smelling of sewage and urine, and despite reporting this, it was not resolved throughout our stay. Housekeeping was pretty average with sheet not being replaced (despite asking for them to be replaced), missing amenities we had to repeatedly ask for, and a torn towel and sheet. The shaking from the Metro were felt in the room, as was the noise. There was zero isolation from the street noise (and Deak square is VERY noisy throughout the day and night and lorries constantly beep when unloading goods at the hotel’s side), zero isolation from the connecting room (which felt VERY embarrassing at times…) and no decent light-proofing at all. The hotel featured a nice gym and a beautiful small pool with a tiny hot tub, which was open until 10PM. The pool was too cold for comfort (at 28 degrees) and the hot tub was only 36 degrees. There were barely any loungers next to the pool, which means the place was packed when 10 people were there. The Club lounge is located on the 8th floor and is open from the early morning until 10PM. It features an all day hot and cold drinks and some nibbles. Breakfast was VERY poor with very little to choose from (we were not given the option to have breakfast at the downstairs restaurant). Brunch included soup, sandwiches and salads. Afternoon tea time featured some pastries and sweets. Dinner was a small buffet with several hot and cold choices to choose from. Desserts were rather average generic desserts with nothing authentic nor Hungarian. Unfortunately, the hotel’s policy is to allow children at the lounge at all times, which totally destroys the atmosphere, especially in the late evening (unless your idea of fun is screaming children running all over the place and their parents ignoring them). The attendants at the lounge, however, were charming, and even offered us 2 bars of chocolate upon checking out. Bottom line – while this is a good hotel, we expected much, much more from a Ritz Carlton, but it seems the hotel has somehow maintained the level of Le Méridien (which it was until Ritz Carlton took over).
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Barbara Bagi, Marketing at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
Responded Sep 21, 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for providing feedback about our services, it is greatly appreciated. It was amazing to hear how you were happy with the check-in and the room and I truly hope that our Club Lounge services brought you joy throughout your stay. Secondly, please allow me to apologize for the fact that some of our services were not up to your expectations. Please note that this is not characteristic of our property and I truly hope that we will have the chance to welcome you back and show you the legendary Ritz-Carlton hospitality. Rest assured that your review has been discussed with the management team and it really helps us to improve our services and facilities. We would be open to any further discussion about your experience with us should you wish to contact us, please do not hesitate to do so through Judit Sipos, our Quality Manager at the e-mail address judit.sipos@ritzcarlton.com. Thank you once again for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay in February. We wish you all the best! With kind regards, Executive Team
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PRICE RANGE
$291 - $523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
le meridien budapest hotel budapest, meridien budapest, budapest le meridien
LOCATION
HungaryCentral HungaryBudapestBelváros-Lipótváros / District V / Inner City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest
Which popular attractions are close to The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Nearby attractions include St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) (0.2 miles), AROOM Budapest (0.2 miles), and INDOOR MiniGolf (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Conveniently located restaurants include Comme Chez Soi, Retek Bistro, and Meatology Budapest.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Budapest.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.