Baltazar Hotel Budapest

Charming Accommodation In Castle District

The Baltazar Hotel is a little boutique hotel in Buda Castle offering luxurious accommodation in creatively designed rooms.

View from a top roomA little-known gem at a prime location, close to all the historic sights yet in a peaceful neighbourhood.

Why Stay?

  • very good value: well-sized rooms with nice bathroom and with unique design,
  • great location
  • in a quiet, historic-romantic area of the city with great transport connections to the city centre
  • an excellent restaurant with delicious food incl. breakfast
  • ideal for families
  • kind, welcoming staff
  • due to the small size Baltazar has a very homey, relaxed atmosphere.

Location

Address: Országház utca 31., district I.

The hotel stands in a quieter street in the northern tip of the Castle, near Kapisztrán Square and the Magdalene Tower.

The Tower houses a photo exhibition. What’s more visitors can admire a wonderful panorama from the top floor

Tickets can be bought in the Military Histoty Museum next door.

More About the Hotel

The name Baltazar comes from a cartoon animal Balthazar.

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Rooms & Suites:

a king size bed in a double roomThe hotel has only 11 rooms and suites each decorated and furnished in a unique way.

Double rooms measure 20-30 sqm offering convenient accommodation for two persons.

Rooms are furnished with hand-picked vintage and modern items.

Comfortable bedding on

  • king size or twin beds,
  • with high-quality fine bedlinen and pillows.
  • Anti allergic linen is available.

Bathrooms are spacious and L’Occitane cosmetics are provided.

Suites come in two sizes:

  • the 35-45 sqm option is ideal for 2 persons,
  • the larger one (60 sqm) can accommodate up to 5 persons.

They have a living area with kings size bed in the sleeping area and a bathtub with rain shower.  Baby cot is provided free of charge.

TIP: Book a room on the top floor overlooking the Magdalene Tower- remain of a medieval church.

Rates:

  • Double room: from 117 EUR/night,
  • Suite 174 – 222 EUR /night

It is a small hotel that is becoming more and more popular so early booking is highly recommended.

A breakfast package is an additional 15 EUR.  It includes

  • omelette,
  • bagels croque madame,
  • jam,
  • butter,
  • freshly pressed orange juice,
  • a bottle of water, tea/coffee).

TIP: You can add a Lovers extension for a more romantic holiday for 30 EUR.

It includes

  • a bottle of champagne,
  • chocolate covered strawberries and
  • 2 desserts in a choice of three restaurants (one is the hotel’s own restaurant the other two are also close by).

Restaurant & Wine Bar

egg menu with cappuccinoAnother highlight of Baltazar is the exceptionally good restaurant with a lovely terrace.

Simple yet creative meals by one of the best chefs of Hungary, Zsolt Litauszky.

Gourmet street food: a variety of burgers including vegetarian options,

Hungarian classics you can taste

  • goulash,
  • chicken paprikash,
  • grilled meats, steaks,
  • daily specials, and
  • some delicious cakes.

Breakfast offers include

  • omelette with various toppings,
  • muesli with yogurt,
  • croissant with jams,
  • cheese plate,
  • fresh fruits.

The wine bar offers a around 300 bottles of

  • local and international wines,
  • champagnes and
  • sparkling wines as well as
  • the best craft beers of Hungary (Rizmajer, Stari, Fóti breweries.)

Note: A 13% service fee is charged.

What Do Reviewers Say?

Travellers rave about Baltazar. The hotel has received 5 star ratings on major travel review sites so far:

  • excellent location yet in a quite corner of the Castle with very good transport connection to downtown Budapest
  • finely decorated rooms, comfortable bedding
  • attentive and helpful staff
  • great restaurant with homemade sauces, jams, tasty grilled dishes, burgers, and scrumptious desserts, the breakfast choice is also good
  • the bar is also amazing with a lot of local wines and beer on tap
  • ideal for a memorable romantic vacation.
a black sedanTIP: Airport Transfer Service: Start your visit in convenience!

Take a taxi transfer to your hotel from the Ferenc Liszt Airport (or from your hotel to the airport) at a great price.

Book an Airport Transfer!

Attractions Nearby, Things To Do

  • historic sights,
  • museums,
  • churches, and you can
  • get the best panoramic views of whole Budapest from the area.

Matthias church and statue of St. StephenMust-see attractions include:

  • Fishermen Bastion – lookout terraces and a restaurant on the top level
  • Royal Palace with the History Museum and the National Gallery.
  • Hungarian Military History Museum (Kapisztrán tér 2-4., open: Tue-Sun: 10.00-18.00).

Magdalene Tower

Open: Tue – Sun: 10.00 -1 8.00

Tickets: adults: 800 HUF,  students: 400 HUF,

Tickets are sold in the Military History next door.

A  late-Gothic church from the 15. century, where you can

  • view a photo display about the church’s and the castle’s history in the downstaris hall,
  • admire the vista from the top floor and
  • listen to the unique chime of the 24 bells.

TIP: see also our tips on a self-guided walk tours of the Castle area.

The castle regularly hosts festivals with lots of exciting gastronomy, entertainment and family programs: there’s an

Király Bath

Address: 84., Fő utca in Buda, district II.

This fine Ottoman bath from the 16th century is just 12-15 minute walk from the hotel. See more details on the Király baths.