Budapest, one of the most beautiful historical capitals in Europe, situated on the banks of Danube is world-famous for its thermal baths. It is a lively, cosmopolitan and hip city where those who love design, architecture, fashion and gastronomy will all find something to explore.
Anytime during the year, a city trip is a great way to enjoy some of the city's architectural landmarks, museums, wide tree-lined boulevards, shopping streets, pedestrian areas and amazing views over the Danube. The Hungarian capital is a city that radiates history and must-see sites such as Chain Bridge, House of Parliament, St Stephens Basilica, National Opera House or the world-class Hungarian National Museum stand proof of its vibrant past.
Set within the grand exterior of an Art Nouveau historical edifice, EST Grand Hotel Savoy is your launch pad for Budapest's most iconic sights and experiences.
EST Grand Hotel Savoy
16 József körut | 1085 Budapest | Hungary
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Budapest International Airport website: https://www.bud.hu/en
By car: 20 km / approx. 30 mins.
By taxi: approx. 40 EUR (one way)
By airport minibus shuttle: www.minibud.hu
By bus service 100E: https://www.bud.hu/en/passengers/transport/public_transportation/budapest_public_transportation
By public transport: take M4 underground line direction Kelenföld vasútállomás, 2 stops to Rákóczi tér.
By taxi: approximately 3 minutes.
By public transport: take tram no 4 or 6 direction Móricz Zsigmond körtér, 4 stops to Blaha Lujza tér.
By taxi: approximately 8 minutes.
By public transport: take M2 underground line direction Örs vezér tere, 6 stops to Blaha Lujza tér.
By taxi: approximately 14 minutes.
Direction city centre - Budaörsi út - BAH junction - straight on to Hegyalja út - Erzsébet híd - Kossuth Lajos u. - from Rákóczi út turn right onto Vas u. - then left onto Bródy Sándor u. - left onto Kölcsey u. - at the first crossroad turn left onto József körút
Direction city centre - M5 - Nagykőrösi út. - Gyáli út then Üllői út - continue straight on József körut
Direction city centre - M4 - Follow the road to Ferihegy Airport - then straight on Üllői út and right on József körut
House of Music in Budapest City Park. The 9,000-square-metre stunning design museum is dedicated to telling the history of music over the past 2,000 years.
State Opera House (Magyar Állami Operaház) The most impressive Budapest Opera House! Enjoy an evening performance of first class music or if you are not a big fan of Opera you can take the guided tour through this most remarkable neo-renaissance style building.
Central Market Hall (Nagy Vásárcsarnok) An amazing variety of fresh products, spices, flowers and many things more. Saturday morning is probably the best to enjoy this remarkable market. Approx. 12 min by M4 underground or 20 mins walking distance from the hotel.
Castle District and Fisherman Bastion (Várnegyed és Halász bástya) “Sikló”, a funicular railway dating back to the 19th century, takes you up to Budas Várhegy, the Castle Hill, and into the charming Castle District with the famous Fisherman Bastion, the Matthias Church and many museums. The best known is the Hungarian National Gallery. Aprox. 25 mins by public transport
Houses of Parliament (Országház) An architectural masterpiece, situated on the bank of the river Danube between Chain Bridge and Margaret Bridge. Approx. 10 -20 mins by public transport or aprox. 30 mins walk
Museum of Fine Arts (Szépmûvészeti Múzeum) The Museum of Fine Arts on Heroes’ Square is the largest fine arts museum in Hungary.
Palace of Arts (Műcsarnok) The second museum located on the square, showing seasonal contemporary exhibitions.
Heroes Square (Hõsök tere) This grand and impressive square can be reached from the hotel within 20 minutes by public transport. Surrounded by two museums and with the Millennium Monument as its focal point, you can follow Hungarian history and art through the ages.
The Great Synagogue The largest synagogue in Europe is located in Dohány Street, a 10-15 minute walk from the hotel.
Chain Bridge (Széchenyi Lánchíd) The famous suspension bridge is also within easy walking distance, approximately 25 minutes walking distance from the hotel. It is one of the best known and beautiful bridges in the city, uniting the Pest with the Buda side.
St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István-bazilika) On your way to Budapest’s pedestrian zone with its famous Váci utca, the largest church in Budapest with its magnificent cupola is at 15 minutes from the hotel, directly by M2 underground line.
Post Office Museum (Postai és Távközlési Múzeum) An interesting exhibition and journey through the history of Hungarian mail with documents and objects dating back to bygone times. Located on Andrássy Boulevard.
Liszt Square A pleasurable 15 minute walk down Erzsébet Boulevard brings you to Liszt Square, a lively and charming square with plenty of trendy bars, cafés and bistros.
Andrássy Boulevard Cafés, bistros and restaurants as well as plenty of shops right at your doorstep. Approx. 20mins walk / 10 mins by taxi.
Váci utca The shopping street is situated at a leisurely 20mins walk from the hotel and it is one of Budapest’s most lively and exclusive shopping areas within the city’s pedestrian zone.
WestEnd City Centre The largest shopping mall in Central Europe with 400 shops housed in a futuristic and imposing building. Situated on the West Square (Nyugati tér), approximately 20 mins by taxi or public transport.
Arena Mall - shopping Mall and entertainment complex situated at approx. 20 mins walk / 15 mins by taxi or public transport
ÁRKÁD Budapest - approx. 15 mins directly by M2 underground line
Mammut - large commercial center with cinema. Approx. 20 mins directly by M2underground line
Aszú: a purveyor of modern cuisine that understands its roots, while gazing out from Tokaj upon the world
Rézkakas Bistro: enjoy great Hungarian cuisine with live gypsy music!
Arany Kaviár: the elegant interior is perfect for a romantic dinner
Pierrot Café & Restaurant: has been a byword for excellence in the castle district for over twenty-five years (www.pierrot.hu)
Café Gerbeaud: Probably the most traditional and famous café in Budapest. (www.gerbeaud.hu)
Café Művész: jugendstil coffee-house that live up to expectations
Don’t miss out on the chance to explore more in this great city:
Budapest is famous for its health and thermal spas:
(All information on travel time and cost are estimates. EST Grand Hotel Savoy will not accept liability for any variances.)
This gorgeous imperial city caters for all tastes when it comes to shopping: from malls such as Westend, Allee, Arena, Árkád or Mammut to high end shopping on Andrássy Avenue.
If you're more into the urban nomad style, just stop by the Hungarian designer Nanushka's unique retail store on Deák Ferenc street. The fabulous clothes and the unique interior design will make it all worth while.
Antique shops and galleries cluster along Falk Miksa utca while just off Váci utca boulevard lie courtyards studded with boutiques and shops selling traditional Herend porcelain and Halas lace along with other handmade products.
Have a full taste of Budapest and check-in right in the heart of this wonderful imperial city! And what's one of the best ways to learn about Hungary's culture and traditions if not through its food and wine? The Central Market Hall, one of Europe’s largest and most spectacular indoor markets, is a natural place to begin getting acquainted with Hungarian food. For Hungary's finest wines you can visit one of the Bortarsaság wine shops or pop into one of the many local wine bars such as DiVino, Doblo, Oinos or St. Andrea.
During your stay please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated Reception team! We are happy to assist with further restaurant suggestions or any other information you require.
Please see the map above for great restaurants, cafés and bars!