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“Excellent Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Novotel Budapest Centrum
Ranked #76 of 340 Hotels in Budapest
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

I believe the spend all their money on the building and the restaurant cause the rooms are simple boring small and ugly. The breakfast is indeed incredible and is well ubicated right in front of a metro, the metro sucks in budapest since if you don't validate the ticket (wich is a TINY machine that nobody ever tells you that you have to use, even the police men right in front of them) they will be waiting for you and charge you 25 euros. My staying in budapest was weird and now that I've seen this city i don't think ill ever come back, too much trouble in the metro and other stuff.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Oriana R
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QUALITYCOORDINATOR, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Budapest Centrum, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Dear Oriana R,

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Novotel Budapest Centrum.
We have realized that you were especially dissatisfied with the room. Please let me kindly inform you that the room, and the various services offered to customers, are determined by the international standards of the Novotel brand.
Otherwise we would like to take the oppurtunity to thank you for highlighting the interior design of the hotel.
We are sorry to hear that you had difficulties with metro here in Budapest; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences.

We strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your opinion is very important for us.
It is our hope that we have a chance to welcome you again in our hotel .

Yours Sincerely,

Team of the Novotel Budapest Centrum
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Warsaw, Poland
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137 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Staff very friendly. Good location of the hotel. Near trams, buses, subway. A lot of groups, so sometimes it is hard to get free table in the restaurant in the morning. And staff despite working hard have problems to clean tables.

One big minus is thst rooms from the road side are very noisy. There are few hospitals around and ambulances are driving all night long. Unfortunatelly hotel has poor windows, so you can hear street noise all the time.
But overall very good hotel for a stay in Budapest

Room Tip: Rooms form the main street side are very noisy. Poor windows!
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AndrzejPi
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QUALITYCOORDINATOR, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Budapest Centrum, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Dear Andrzej Pi,

First of all thank you for posting your thoughts on here, we very value your feedback.
It is our pleasure that the location of the hotel met your expectations and you could easily reach the sights of Budapest.
I am sorry to hear that you had a problem with the noise which came from the main road; please accept our sincerest apologies.
Concerning the noise please on your next reservation let us know that you prefer one of our most quiet rooms and we will be happy to assign you a room facing the courtyard – upon availability.
We very much appreciate your comments and it is our honest hope that we can welcome you among our guests in the near future again.

Kind regards,

The team of the hotel
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed here for three nights in May. The hotel is a 15 to 20 minute walk from Keleti Station. One can also use the Metro (Underground) line M2 to Blaha Lujza which is about 100 metres from the hotel. A warning though if you have heavy bags, I don't think there is an escalator at Blaha Lujza.

Hotel Reception gave us a warm welcome. Our room, which was very clean, had an area of about 28 square metres and looked out onto a small courtyard. Bathroom was also a good size. Room has a mini fridge and coffee/ tea making facility. The air conditioning was not very cold but at least it did work. I recommend this hotel.

There are cafes and a supermarket a few minutes walk from the hotel. There is quite a good restaurant called Rakoczi Grillhaus (turn right leaving hotel) along Rakoczi Street towards Keleti Station. For the supermarket, turn left out of hotel and go along Rakoczi Street. The supermarket is on the right hand side of Rakoczi as you approach Blaha Lujza Square.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank StanleyAuckland
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QUALITYCOORDINATOR, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Budapest Centrum, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Dear StanleyAuckland,

Thank you very much for posting a review on TripAdvisor regarding your stay at the Novotel Budapest Centrum. We are glad if you enjoyed your stay with us and spent memorable days in Budapest.
Thank you for emphasizing our great location and your detailed introduction of the surrondings of our hotel.
Your very kind comments and will be forwarded to the Team – the best reward for us when a guest leaves the hotel satisfied.
It is a pleasure to know that you would recommend our hotel and we are looking forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Best wishes and have a nice week,

The team of the hotel
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Delhi
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed here for 2 days and overall, I can't think of anything I disliked about the hotel. The location is central and easily accessible - would not be more than 15 minutes walk from the key tourist spots. The check-in process was quick and hassle free. Wifi was free and access details provided during check-in itself. Our double bed room was large and spacious, with a separate bed for the kid. The bathroom and WC were kept in separate areas, with ample toiletries. The staff was friendly and helpful - we were tired and wanted to hire a cab for attending a concert nearby. We requested the hotel for arranging a cab for us and this was done promptly - we again called them for a pick up from the restaurant and within 10 minutes, our cab arrived. Breakfast was sumptuous and provided a lot of choice. Overall, a very pleasant experience and hope to back soon!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank wayfarer-dc
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QUALITYCOORDINATOR, Guest Relations Manager at Novotel Budapest Centrum, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Dear wayfarer-dc,

We very much appreciate your detailed and accurate review. Thank you for your kind compliments about the staff. We have forwarded them to the colleagues, so that they are aware of their contribution in helping to satisfy you and meet your expectations.
Furthermore, thank you for highlighting the buffet breakfast of ours. If you did not try the experience of the lunch or dinner in our restaurant, Café Palace – next time do not miss it.
It is great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is our hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you in our again!

Kind regards,
The Team of the hotel
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Additional Information about Novotel Budapest Centrum

Property: Novotel Budapest Centrum
Address: Rakoczi ut 43-45, Budapest 1088, Hungary
Location: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#50 Business Hotel in Budapest
#52 Luxury Hotel in Budapest
#53 Family Hotel in Budapest
#61 Romantic Hotel in Budapest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Budapest Centrum 4*
Number of rooms: 227
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Novotel Budapest Centrum is a 4 star hotel close to the business centres and major cultural attractions of Budapest. Business travellers will find WiFi internet and seven meeting rooms at their disposal. A beautiful place to stay on holiday in Budapest, the Novotel features a restaurant, bar, gym, jacuzzi and sauna, all in a charming, heritage protected building with modern additions. ... more   less 
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