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Hotel Erzsebet City Center
Ranked #71 of 333 Hotels in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
Tallahassee, Florida
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great location”
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

The hotel is located in a great location. There are plenty of restaurants and shops nearby. It is also within easy walking distance of several of the sights. The breakfast was good, with both hot and cold items. The staff was very friendly.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 29 May 2014
Dear TallyWorldTraveler,

Thank you for your generous feedback posted on TripAdvisor regarding your stay at Hotel Erzsébet City Center. I appreciate your mentoning the kindness of our staff. I am very pleased that you pointed out our location that we are very close to the most important touristic attractions.

Yout faithfully,
Balázs Réti
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

The hotel is within easy walking distance of the main pedestrian area, the river and most of the attractions on the Pest side of the Danube. There are metro, tram and tour bus stops within 5 minutes walk of the hotel.

The staff were friendly and very helpful and I heard them speaking german, french as well as english to various guests. The room was adequate but a bit faded and it was necessary to have the window to keep the room cool. The noise of passing pedestrians and vehicles does echo up from the street outside when the window is open.

The breakfast was acceptable but nothing special for the price but you could get free coffee or tea and a croissant if you preferred not to eat in the restaurant. Neither the bar nor the restaurant were open in the evening but there are good restuarants nearby. It is a pity that the bar wasn't open as it would have been nice to have drinks there before or after our evening meal.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 21 May 2014
Dear Robert H,

Thank you to choosen Hotel Erzsébet City Center! Thanks a lot to publish your kind review about our staff at the reception, and thank you for sharing us what we need to improve in.
I am very pleased that you pointed out our location that we are very close to the most important touristic attractions.

Kindest regards,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Ra'anana, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Tiny rooms, cleanliness needs improvement.
Disappointing considering the price.
Our room turned towards the sun, and it was hot. The air conditioner did not work, because it is central air conditioning , and despite the relatively warm days, the hotel has not yet announced the arrival of summer ...
For 7-8 euros you can get buffet breakfast. The breakfast was actually quite rich.
Excellent location, there is easy access to all city attractions and transportation.
After a while we got used to the small room and we were able to enjoy the good location.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 14 May 2014
Dear Tehila2k,

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor website. Every feedback is really important for us and thank you for sharing us what we need to improve in regarding the air-conditioning. I’m pleased that you pointed out our location that we are very close to the most important touristic attractions.

Kindest regards,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Athens
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

The location of the hotel, in the center of Pest, was a great choice for our week in Budapest. The room was clean, the staff very helpful and although we didn't take breakfast, coffee or tea were provided free for guests. The metro station is within a 2 minute walking distance from the hotel, but we didn't use it so much because you can practically walk to most of the major sites in the city. Bars, coffee houses, restaurants and shops were right around the corner and you can easily cross either of the two Danube bridges (Elizabeth or Liberty -10 minute walk) which are very close to the hotel on foot and get to Buda. Budapest is a wonderful city to visit and it never ceases to surprise you when walking its streets. We had a wonderful time!

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 10 May 2014
Dear Mariapentagiotissa,

I was delighted to read your generous remarks about our Hotel Erzsébet City Center. I am really pleased to read that you have a great stay with us. I was glad that you were impressed by the service provided by our staff.. This kind of reviews give us always a new inspiration to do all of our bests for our guests. I’m very pleased that you pointed out our location that we are very close to the most important touristic attractions.

Kindest regards,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Spent three lovely nights here in April , Hotel in a central location near all major sites.
Restaurants and bars all are within walking distance from the hotel.
We choose not to have breakfast so cannot comment on it, but the hotel provides a cup of free tea,or coffee and mini croissant each morning to guests in the lobby of hotel.
We found all staff to be very helpful and friendly, bedrooms were basic but clean and warm, street noise could be heard early in the mornings so not great if your a light sleeper but then your in the centre of a large city.
Budapest is a lovely city and i hope to visit again the near future.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Catherine C
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Dear Catherine C,

Thank you for your review about the Hotel Erzsébet City Center, I am glad you found the staff excellent and the cleanliness of rooms as well!
We are waiting for you next time as well.

Your sincerely,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Roma, Italia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

This was a great choice for our stay. Great position (central enough but not straight on the busiest streets), the staff was incredibly kind and professional and the facilities were clean. The style and atmosphere, kind of retro, were charming. I would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Ilasma
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Ilasma,

I was delighted to read your generous remarks about our Hotel Erzsébet City Center. I am really pleased to read that you have a great stay with us. I was glad that you were impressed by the service provided by our staff. This kind of reviews give us always a new inspiration to do all of our bests for our guests. I’m very pleased that you pointed out our location that we are very close to the most important touristic attractions.

Kindest Regards,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Thanks to its perfect location in the city center, I did not have to use the public transport during my 4-day stay in Budapest. You can take a ten-minute walk to get to the Danube and find a boat cruise, or find tens of shops to buy souvenirs, or even tens of restuarants to grab a bite.

Receptionists were helpful. You can find many choices for day trips at the reception. Wifi is only available for free in the lobby but not in the rooms.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Lina S
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AstoriaBudapest, Front Office Manager at Hotel Erzsebet City Center, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Dear Lina S,

Thank you for your generous feeback posted on TripAdvisor regarding your stay at Hotel Erzsébet City Center. I am most pleased to read that you had an ejoyable time with us. Thank you for sharing us what we need to improve in. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future with free wifi in the rooms as well.

Very truly yours,
Balázs Réti
Front Office Manager
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Property: Hotel Erzsebet City Center
Address: Karolyi utca 11-15, Budapest 1053, Hungary
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Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#55 Family Hotel in Budapest
#62 Business Hotel in Budapest
#68 Romantic Hotel in Budapest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Erzsebet City Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 123
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A stylish hotel near Budapest’s fashion street Whether you plan to do some sightseeing, browse the shops or go out for a special meal, Hotel Erzsébet is a great starting point. This modern, atmospheric hotel – occupying a recently pedestrianised street in the city centre - is popular among both business travellers and tourists exploring Budapest. It’s situated in the middle of bustling District 5, which is the capital’s business, commercial and cultural heartland. Váci utca, Budapest’s most famous shopping street, is only a few steps away, and it’s not much further to the Danube Promenade and the legendary Great Market Hall. This neighbourhood is full of sights to see, shops, cafés and excellent restaurants. Numerous buses stop nearby, and the M3, M2 and M4 Metro lines are also within easy reach. ... more   less 
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