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Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

5 stars
Szechenyi Istvan ter 2, BUDAPEST, 1051
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
18 reviews
City break with friends

Lovely staff, very attentive and our needs taken care of very well. See full review

  • Reeta Vaya
  • Sep 25, 2014
godd spot

good spot for a Budapest stay, perhaps a bit overprized. See full review

  • peter2406
  • May 8, 2014
Luxury on the Danube

Sofitel's reputation for luxury properties stands tall at this hotel overlooking Budapest's famous Chain Bridge. The Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge, on the banks of the Danube, offers superior service and amenities catering to both leisure and business travelers. The hotel offers stunning views from its public spaces and most guest rooms. The Sofitel features two dining options, the Terrasse Restaurant and the Paris-Budapest Café. The hotel's Bibliotek Lounge offers guests a quiet place to have a drink or relax with one of the many books on loan.

Highlights

  • Stunning views of the city or Danube
  • One of Budapest's most luxurious modern hotels
  • Beautiful heated, indoor swimming pool
  • Exquisite service and amenities suited to both leisure and business travelers     

Rooms

The Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge is home to 350 luxurious rooms and suites, all offering top amenities. The elegant décor blends contemporary and traditional elements. High-thread-count linens and comfortable beds entice guests at the end of a long day of meetings or sightseeing. All rooms have views of the city or the beautiful Danube. In-room amenities may include marble bathrooms with tubs, flat-screen televisions with satellite or cable channels, and video games. Wired and wireless Internet access is available (fees apply). The hotel offers 24-hour room service.

Features

The Terrasse Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Paris-Budapest Café offers a fusion menu of French and Hungarian cuisines.

 

The hotel's beautiful fitness center includes a well-equipped gym, an elegant heated swimming pool, two Finnish saunas, and a solarium. Massage services are available.

 

The hotel also offers a wide variety of event space, including 16 function rooms. The main ballroom accommodates up to 360. 

Transportation

  • Vorosmarty metro station (0.2 mi/0.4 km)
  • Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (11.5 mi/18.4 km)

Nearby attractions

  • Hungarian State Opera House (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Great Market Hall (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Heroes Square (1.1 mi/1.7 km) 
  • Hungarian National Gallery (1.4 mi/2.2 km)
  • Hungarian National Museum (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Budapest Museum of Fine Arts (2.1 mi/3.4 km)

Business

  • High-speed wired and wireless Internet access (fees apply)
  • Meeting and function space

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Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Rooms

2 Sg beds Sup
SUPERIOR ROOM, 2 Single beds, city view. 28sqm/300sqf, Upper Floors, Refined ambience, City view, 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway bed allowed at additional fee a
1 Qn bed Clc
CLASSIC ROOM - 1 queen bed. 28sqm/300sqf, Lower Floors, Simple elegance, 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway bed allowed at additional fee and on request.
1 Qn bed Sup
SUPERIOR ROOM - 1 Queen bed, city view. 28sqm/300sqf, Upper Floors, Refined ambience, City view, 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway bed allowed at additional fee an
2 Sg beds Classic
CLASSIC ROOM - 2 single beds. 28sqm/300sqf, Lower Floors, Simple elegance, 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway bed allowed at additional fee and on request.
2 Sg beds Dlx
LUXURY ROOM - 2 Single beds, Danube river view. 28sqm/300sqf, Magnificent views on the Danube river and the Royal Castle hill. 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway be
1 Qn bed Dlx
LUXURY ROOM - 1 Queen bed, Danube river view. 28sqm/300sqf, Magnificent views on the Danube river and the Royal Castle hill. 40'inches LED TV, Marble bathroom with tub, Minibar, Tea and coffee making facilities, WIFI access free of charge, Rollaway bed
JrSuite 1 Qn bed
JUNIOR SUITE - 1 Queen bed or 2 Single beds, spacious studio, exclusive services. 46sqm/490sqf, sitting area, City view, 46'inches LED TV, Exclusive complimentary services: exclusive breakfast, daily fine snacks and drinks in Club Millésime, WIFI access
1 Qn bed Exec
LUXURY ROOM CLUB SOFITEL - 1 Queen or 2 Single beds, Danube river view, exclusive services. 28sqm/300sqf, Magnificent views on the Danube river and the Royal Castle hill. Exclusive complimentary services: exclusive breakfast, daily fine snacks and drink
Suite 1 Kg bed Sup
Prestige Suite- 1 king or 2 single beds, living room, Danube river view, exclusive services. 49sqm/520sqf, Magnificent views on the Danube river and the Royal Castle. Extra living room, Exclusive services: exclusive breakfast, daily snacks and drinks in

Amenities

  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Sauna
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Computer rental
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available
Shower
Iron
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Central European University: 0.2 mi
  • Chain Bridge: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Palace: 0.3 mi
  • Buda Castle: 0.4 mi
  • Vaci Street: 0.6 mi
  • Fisher Bastion: 0.6 mi
  • National Opera: 0.7 mi
  • St Matthew Church: 0.7 mi
  • House of Parliamant: 0.7 mi
  • Corvinus University of Budapest: 0.8 mi
  • National Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Matthias Church: 0.8 mi
  • Margaret Bridge: 0.9 mi
  • Gellert Spa: 1 mi
  • Agabe: 1 mi
  • Central European University: 0.2 mi
  • Chain Bridge: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Palace: 0.3 mi
  • Buda Castle: 0.4 mi
  • Vaci Street: 0.6 mi
  • Fisher Bastion: 0.6 mi
  • National Opera: 0.7 mi
  • St Matthew Church: 0.7 mi
  • House of Parliamant: 0.7 mi
  • Corvinus University of Budapest: 0.8 mi
  • National Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Matthias Church: 0.8 mi
  • Margaret Bridge: 0.9 mi
  • Gellert Spa: 1 mi
  • Agabe: 1 mi
  • WestEnd City Center: 1 mi
  • Railway Service: 1.1 mi
  • Semmelweis University: 1.2 mi
  • Keleti railway station: 1.5 mi
  • Palatinus Strand: 1.5 mi
  • Budapest City Park: 1.7 mi
  • Tropicarium Oceanarium: 2.1 mi
  • Szechenyi Spa: 2.2 mi
  • Budapest National Theatre: 2.2 mi
  • Óbuda University: 2.3 mi
  • Ferenc Puskás Stadium: 2.4 mi
  • Kincsem Park: 3.4 mi

Dining

TERRASSE RESTAURANT
The lobby's spectacular atrium extends into Terrasse Restaurant, Budapest's finest spot for breakfast buffets and Sunday brunches with all the family. Modern wood furnishings, pink-toned chairs and bright mirrors lend an energizing atmosphere.
PARIS BUDAPEST RESTAURANT
Images of the two cities reflect Paris Budapest Restaurant's intriguing menu: a creative blend of French and Hungarian cuisines. In the gleaming show kitchen, the head chef works with local ingredients like Hungarian "gray beef" and Mangalica pork.
PARIS BUDAPEST BAR
High stools, leather couches and soft, violet lighting imbue Paris Budapest Bar with a vibrant yet cozy atmosphere. Sip signature cocktails overlooking the illuminated Chain Bridge: a stunning backdrop to a party in Budapest or socializing with friends.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (18)

Ratings and reviews for Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 18
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.9
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
5
Value:
4

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
enevpk
Business
Helsinki Finland
Aug 24, 2013

Good location,

but overpriced breakfast - don't worry, there are a lot of good choices on the street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JustGo
Business
Colorado
Jul 28, 2013

Would stay there again!

Nice hotel, they upgraded our room in light of the special occasion that we were celebrating, easy check in and check out service, nice rooms, and perfect location!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
C and M
Business
Dublin, Ireland
Jan 3, 2013

Not great, definately not a 5 star!!!

Great location and great concierge service! However, I would expect that a 5 star would provide complimentary bottles of water every night, not just the first night! Same for tea & coffee - not replenished and only one breakfast tea bag provided! Free wi-fi was one of the amenities advertised, however if a certain number of people are logged in at the same time (which was the case almost always!) you have to pay for it!!! Reception staff not too happy if you bring this up with them either! Cleaning only consists of making the bed and cleaning bathroom, no other tydying up done. Bed was broken in the room so every time you turned from one side to another it would make a lot of noise - so needless to say - didnt sleep great! Would not recommend!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jthughe
Business
Houston, TX
Sep 17, 2012

Wonderful club level

Perfect location. Breakfast and happy hour at club level could not have been better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Enjoyed restaurants on boat and within blocks of the hotel.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Atoman
Business
Texas USA
Jul 18, 2012

Almost Perfect

This hotel is truely 5Starl. It has spacious and well appointed rooms. The River side rooms have a magnificent view of the Danube River and the Buda Castle across on the other side. The hotel is near all the best Riverboat dinning places as well as many other eating venues. We dinned at the Spoon on the river and had a marvelously romantic dinner for two there. Breakfast was served in bed at precisely the ungodly hour we specified (5:30 a.m.) and was perfectly prepared and presented by the Hotel staff. Nearly everyone in the reception area spoke flawless English including the bell hops. The one exception was the young man tending the concierge desk. His English was not all that good and he messed a couple of things up for us because he didn't really understand what we were asking for and tried to bluff his way to sending us on our way. Fortunately, we have been to Budapest before and knew enough about what we needed to know to quickly see he had no idea what we were asking about. We had to tease the right answer out of him with a little skepticism and artful hints. Other than this one small hiccup, we love this hotel and its location and stay there whenever in Budapest. It is expensive, but you will be pampered if you are open to it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Spoon Riverboat Restaurant on the River front.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
George from Georgia
Business
Dahlonega, Ga, USA
Mar 23, 2012

Ideally Located

This is an truly upscale hotel - modern, luxurious, comfortable. The staff are great and speak English. The amenities are fine.I ate in their restaurant a few times and thought the food was great and the service fine. I would strongly recommend it to anyone. And one of the great things is the location - you are right at the foot of the Chain Bridge, so you can walk to Buda and the sights there in no time, and there is a tram in front of the hotel and the subway is only a few blocks away, so its super easy to get anywhere. And there are always nice cabs in front of the hotel, too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

I don't like to use hotel minibars, so I usually stock up my room with some beverages, candy and snacks. There is 24-hour convenience store on the street to your left as you exit the hotel - its just a few doors up before you get to the post office - which was fine for my needs. But if you go up the street the hotel entrance is on there are two very nice food stores within two or three blocks, and they have a fine selection of Hungarian wines.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Topping
Business
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Dec 1, 2011

Excellent Romantic Break

Our welcome to the Hotel was warm and very helpful with great advice on local attractions. The Hotel is very comfortable and extremely clean and well presented. Situated at the Chain Bridge we had an excellent view of the Chain Bridge and Royal Palace, which was a picture at night. A big thank you to the staff as we had a very enjoyable stay. I highly recommend this Hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Aussie27
Business
Seattle WA
Oct 13, 2010

Great hotel & view of city

We did the hop-on, hop-off tour which was a great way to see the city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Great shops just a couple of blocks away along the street.

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