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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
15 May 2017
“Great amenity”
2 Feb 2017
“Artic Hungary - frozen Balaton”
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This freshwater lake is well worth visiting if you are in Hungary. It is a very large lake surrounded by pretty countryside with lots of nice stopping places with beaches shops accommodation and places to eat

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Nice place to visit for one day but not longer. Plan when to visit as everything closes after 23 August, we visited in September & it was like a ghost town, nothing was open at all! Not one coffee shop or restaurant. Very attractive location...More

Thank RetroGirl_Rita
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I visited Lake Balaton several times but I have never seen this face of Mother Nature! It was completely frozen! A M A Z I N G ! ! ! A must to see!!!!!!!!!!

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I worked at Balaton when I was younger and then the area was different, tourists as well. However time is changing, people and generations, too, and hopefully everything is developing. Balaton is still the inner sea of the country and target of many tourists from...More

Thank Evalynn B
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for the Balaton Sound festival which deserves another review in its own right but the lake itself is superb. We found a pedal boat guy renting these cheaply so took a nice paddle out. Great views especially sunset in the evening Good few...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Renting a car and driving up to Lake Balaton in Hungary would be worthwhile plan if planning a trip to Budapest. It's a about 1.5 hours drive away. It's around 73kms long spreading its beautiful views throughout its route. Throughout the route there are entry...More

Thank ArchanaArun1
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

About three hours drive from Budapest, lake Balaton is a popular holiday destination for Hungarians and international visitors. Especially popular among families with kids, maybe because of the shallow waters, possibly cheaper holidays. I was simply underwhelmed. Not really my cup of tea.

Thank Belka2014
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lot about the place but sumhow didnt like it much.... good for small kids. Water level is quiet low. Nice for few hrs....

Thank piya_kolkata
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

You can easily spend the day here chilling out while the kids amuse themselves in the Lake or in the park. The chimney cake is amazing and must be tried when you see them walking around selling it fresh. If the heat is a concern...More

1  Thank RobSevens1275
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Take a bath in the lake, sunbathe, eat some fish, watch old people passing by. This is most of what you can do here. Try renting a boat and go sailing on the lake.

Thank George F
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