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Luxurious, Private, Central Flat, with 2 Terraces & Concierge.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This large modern apartment (88 m2, or 950 sq.f) is the perfect combination of style and elegance, centrally located by Kalvin Ter metro station, features 2 real bedrooms and all the modern conveniences such as a 24 hour concierge, air conditioning, high speed wifi, heated floors, 2 terraces, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, lots of natural light, high ceilings and total privacy.

This quiet apartment is situated off of the popular pedestrian Raday street, full of cafes and restaurants, and a short walk to the 2 main metro (subway) lines, and streetcars. Two generous sized balconies face a peaceful internal courtyard.

Just a 15-minute walk across the Danube to the famous Gellert spa and bath, and a 5 minute walk to the city's Grand Central Market, a farmer's market with the freshest meats, vegetables and fruits, cheeses and baked goods.

Our apartment is professionally decorated, furnished with a mix of Asian, Provencale and European antiques and modern touches, lots of natural light and total privacy. We pride ourselves in keeping our apartment immaculately clean, and all fixtures in perfect working condition -- we appreciate the trust in choosing our home, and our guests are always amazed that our home is nicer in person than in pictures!

The apartment features a WC in the front foyer, and an open concept living room and dining room with air conditioning, perfect for relaxing or entertaining guests, and a well stocked kitchen with all the best tools and gadgets for our guests who like to cook, as well as a large capacity washing machine. The living room is also equipped with a television, apple tv.

Down a long corridor with generous storage you will find 2 private bedrooms -- Each bedroom features air conditioning, large closet, TV, large Queen sized bed for 2, a desk and chair, and personal reading lights on each side of the bed.

There is centrally heated water for long, generous hot showers (most apartments in Budapest only have a small hot water tank)

The main bathroom has a large walk-in shower, toilet and plenty of space for toiletries.

Upon arrival, our Property manager will greet you to show you the premises and ensure that you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Upon request, we will even arrange to pre-stock your refrigerator with groceries so that you can settle in without any worries.

Our apartment is suitable for short, mid and longer term stays - once you visit you will never want to leave!

Keywords: aircon, wifi, lift access, elevator access, close to central market, vaci utca, gellert hotel and spa, walk to metro and streetcar tram, parking available, just off famous Raday street, Kalvin ter, Vasar Csarnok, luxurious, central location, concierge, privacy

More Details

Owner
Allie
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Allie

I am a Hungarian-Canadian - we purchased this flat so that our family has a home-base when we visit Budapest a few times each year. As this is our home away from home, you will find that the apartment is equipped to a much higher standard than vacation rentals.

Allie purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Allie chose Budapest

The apartment is ideally situated downtown, a short walk to all the main attractions and amenities, and features underground parking (subject to availability). We purchased the flat newly-built to a very high standard, giving us the peace of mind that we will not be spending our visits dealing with 'old building problems'.

What makes this apartment unique

Taking a short stroll to the Central Market, built by Eiffel, to pick up the finest ingredients for an amazing dinner, or visiting one of the many popular pubs and restaurants on Raday street nearby.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say how much we enjoyed staying at your apartment and we also thank for the lovely sparkling. Barbi was very nice too. What a fantastic location, all of my friends and family who visited us simply loved it!!! You couldn`t ask for a better location!!



We will definitely come back and happily recommend it to other people.
May 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Palace District in District VIII.

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • WC - Toilet
    Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1, Queen Size bed (sleeps 2 people), Wardrobe, desk, 2 night tables, 2 personal reading lights, Air Conditioning, HDTV, USB plugs. Bedroom 2, Queen Size bed (sleeps 2 people), Wardrobe, desk, 2 night tables, 2 personal reading lights, Air Conditioning, HDTV, USB plugs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
heated floors, 24 hour concierge

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(82 traveller reviews)

Luxurious, Private, Central Flat, with 2 Terraces & Concierge.
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 93 reviews
5

Excellent accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION AND LOCATION

This apartment really was a home away from home, providing all the comforts advertised. It was private, spacious, fresh and utterly clean. It boasts an ample kitchen, two large bedrooms, a well-appointed, roomy lounge which opens out onto a small balcony and, most importantly, a good bathroom with a great shower. We couldn't fault its amenities. Everything worked! Furthermore, as part of an apartment block, we felt more a part of Budapest than mere visitors. It was centrally placed, close to a good corner shop as well as the Great Market Hall and but a block or so from the Danube. So many key sites were within walking distance and for those that weren't there was easy access by tram or bus. There's nothing quite like a good pad to return to after a day on the town and this apartment was it. We spent a cosy fortnight in it reassured, too, by ready access to its manager Christine. I can wholeheartedly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This is a lovely, spacious, centrally situated apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The apartment is pristine, with everything you could possibly want to have a good holiday. Nice decor, and quality furniture and equipment.

It was great sitting out on the terrace, soaking up the sunshine!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Janet for the kind words, glad you got to enjoy the sun on the balconies. We enjoyed having you and hope to see you again!
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5

Immaculate apartment

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful apartment, where we stayed for 12 days, is superb: spotlessly clean, very comfortably furnished, endless hot water in the shower, comfortable beds, fully and thoughtfully equipped kitchen, washing machine, good supply of holiday-type novels to read and, to top it off, a superb location.

The apartment is a four-minute walk to the amazing Central Market Hall, where we were able to buy wonderfully fresh vegetables and fruit, as well as a variety of cheeses and meats. We visited in December while the market was charmingly decorated for Christmas. There’s a lovely restaurant on the second floor that serves traditional Hungarian food. A four-minute walk from the apartment takes you to a metro station, the tramway and buses. Five minutes walk from the apartment is the Liberty Bridge, providing an inspiring walk across the Danube, and three more minutes to the lovely Gellert Baths. And don’t miss Paprika Jancsi, a wonderful and inexpensive restaurant just around the corner on Raday Street. We recommend a visit to the State Opera House for the guided tour, Esterhazy torte and coffee at Callas next door, and of course as much time as possible in the thermal spas (especially the outdoor pools at Szechenyi).

But best of all are the owner of the apartment, Allie, and the property manager Barbi. Prior to our arrival, Allie sent us very useful recommendations for sightseeing and restaurants. Recommend you allow Barbi to arrange a taxi to drive you from the airport to the apartment—worked seamlessly. Barbi was at the apartment awaiting our arrival, and showed us where everything was kept and provided invaluable information about buses and the metro (welcome bottle of wine was delicious also). Mid-point in our stay, Barbi cleaned the apartment and returned it to its original immaculate condition. Thank you, Allie and Barbi, for your many contributions to a superb holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Malcolm for taking the time to leave this thoughtful review for other travelers to see! This year we will be visiting Budapest at Christmas time to enjoy the thermal pools outdoor too, as well as the world famous Christmas markets. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back one day. Thanks again! Allie
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5

Hope to return!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was wonderful. We enjoyed everything about this listing, from the initial contact to the return of keys. Allie was quick with his response to our request to book, provided itinerary details and arranged taxi transportation from the train station. Additionally, manager Barbi, was a delight. She too helped us with our trip details once on-site and was waiting for us at the front door upon our arrival.

The pictures are representative of the apartment. We had more than enough space as a family of 3, and appreciated the layout (as we could close the door off the bedrooms/bathroom to separate the living/dining/kitchen space). The apartment was very clean. Basic kitchen/cleaning supplies were in the cupboards as well as basic cooking needs (salt, pepper, olive, oil, coffee, tea, etc...). Additionally, there were a handful of kid's activities in the cupboard which our 6-year old enjoyed (puzzles, card games, etc...). The apartment is fully stocked with travel maps and Budapest books as well. We found these very handy in making daily exploration plans.

The apartment building was very quiet and we rarely heard any of our neighbors. The location was perfect for us....close to the market, lots of restaurants, Liberty Bridge, etc....

We hope to return another time, especially when we can take advantage of warmer weather and outdoor cafes!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and staying with us Rachael! We love the apartment too! Happy New Year!
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5

It's all been said!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED this apartment...so much so that I think we'd return to Budapest just so we could stay here! I agree with a previous reviewer...it's the best VRBO we've stayed in, in a city apartment. Many thanks to Barbie and Allie for all they did and all they do!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Choice

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. It has many convenient amenities and is in a great location. The subway, restaurants, shops and a huge market are just a few steps away. Communication with Allie was perfect. He always answered questions and gave good advice about the do's and don'ts in Budapest. In addition, Barbie was waiting for us when we arrived and showed us how everything worked. The drivers who picked us up/dropped us off at the train station and the airport were punctual and pleasant.

The only reason why I am giving this apartment four stars is because the air conditioner in our room was out of order and no solution was offered. It got warm in the room a few times. Hopefully, this problem is solved. Despite this issue, I would definitely stay here again. We had a great time in Budapest and this apartment had a lot to do with it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this thoughtful review. The one unit you are referring to has since been replaced, and all 3 AC units are in perfect working condition.
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Location

Parliament Building
"Take the amazing guided tour -- the architecture and history is fascinating!"
Central Market Hall
"Built by Eiffel, and only a few short steps from our apartment, this is the best place to ge..."
Gellért Thermal Bath
"Explore the many indoor and outdoor geothermal hot water spring-fed baths in this beautiful ..."
Vaci Utca
"The main pedestrian only tourist heart of Budapest -excellent shopping, cafes and terraced r..."
Fatal Etterem
"Excellent hungarian fare at an affordable price - this is the go-to restaurant for local exp..."
Szabadsag Bridge
"Stunning engineering, a beautiful bridge spanning the Danube"
Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)
"This is the LARGEST spa / bathing complex in Europe - this neo-baroque complex is the best i..."
Palatinus Strandfurdo
"The best outdoor family swimming complex located on the picturesque Margaret island in the h..."
Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Apartment
Nearest Point of Interest
Kalvin Square, the Blue Metro line station
Nearest Point of Interest
The Central Market
Nearest Point of Interest
The Gellert Spa
Nearest Point of Interest
Main pedestrian Vaci Street
Nearest Point of Interest
Statue of Freedom, overlooking all of Budapest
Car: not necessary

Just a 5 minute walk to the Central Market (Nagy Vasar Csarnok) built by Eiffel, and the famous Vaci Utca which is the main tourist walking street full of the best restaurants, cafes, and shopping that Budapest has to offer.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Palace District, Central Danube Region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter Rate
2 Jan 2018 - 21 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£147
for 2 nights
From
£73
£487
£1,933
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£85
£541
£2,242
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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