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Hotel Orion Varkert

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Located on the Buda side of the city this is a great little hotel which we would highly recommend. The staff were very helpful, and all spoke English very well and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was large and had everything we needed to use it as a base for our visit to Budapest. One small criticism is...

Thank PricklyPear2012
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great hotel in Buda close to the Elisabeth bridge and about 10 minutes walk to the funicular that takes you up to the old Castle area. Quiet with only one bar nearby but only a short walk over the bridge into bustling Pest. Good clean room and very good buffet breakfast

Thank Liz S
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

OK, so not the poshest of places, for us Brits think of a slightly European travelodge... but... Great friendly service, nice breakfast, nice family feel... well placed as dispite on Buda side, it's 5 mins walk from the Elizabeth bridge... But, best of all was the price! Less than £60 for two nights!!

Thank Stevetav
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here with my daughter in this 3* hotel whilst visiting Budapest. Thought the hotel was lovely, very clean, good size room, bathroom a bit small but adequate. Staff were extremely polite and helpful! Buffet breakfast with cereal, yoghurts, croissants, bread rolls, cold meats cheeses, etc. Hotel was situated in the old town which was perfect. To me...

2Thank kelley W
Summerville, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We booked this hotel thru European Destinations and were not disappointed..its just across the Elizabeth Bridge in a quiet little section with little street traffic. Its perfectly situated near Buda Castle and various other attractions, we were happy to walk over to the Pest side daily to sightsee over there, but there are several other means of transport (bus, tram,...

2Thank Nonsinedeo
Cali, Colombia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I can't say much about the hotel, because I didn't stay there since when I arrived from the airport coming from Colombia at midnight and with our luggage, a very friendly guy told us that we didn't have room, and they had arrange another place to stay. We had booked to rooms. The other place was quite strange, with no...

Thank jochefelipe
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Traveling to Budapest to see the Christmas markets we got a good deal with the Hotel Orion Varket. Upon arriving the hotel didnt look much from the outside but appearances can be dissieving. The hotel is 3 star it is basic but clean. Rooms are a good size, bathrooms are small but have everything including bath and shower. Beds were...

1Thank wickl0wgirl
Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This hotel is in a great location. Close to Buda Hill and Elizabeth Bridge which takes you to Pest side. Very nice breakfast with pleasant service. Must recognize Lafos Szekeres always a smiling face and eager to please. It made our stay so enjoyable.

Thank Pattim1414
Brasov County, Romania
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed at this hotel at the end of November, beginning of December, traveling by personal car. The hotel is situated relatively in the city center (10-15 minutes to the city center by walking). The rooms are ok, with enough space and clean. The bath is small, but also it was ok. At breakfast they don't give too many possibilities:...

Thank Gigel M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you desire all the bells and whistles then this location is probably not for you. If you are looking for a great location and very comfortable room with a staff that is absolutely wonderful. The location allows walking to the Chain Bridge and the Budacastle in just a few minutes. The hotel offers a great breakfast daily which includes...

Thank Patrick C

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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious and intricate past, Buda has some of the most outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube. Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many events attended by the royal family and was the chosen place for the coronation of Franz Josef, one of the Hungarian Habsburg kings. Having admired the palace and the church, a visit to Buda will be unforgettable by the stunning and memorable panorama over Pest offered by the seven towered Fishermen’s Bastion.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate city hotel with that home-away-from-home atmosphere. It is located in city centre in a quiet side street at the ancient Buda side of the Elisabeth Bridge. The historic city center of Pest is just across the river, the Citadel, the Buda Castel and all other major sites are also within easy reach, many of them in walking distance. Our guestrooms are all with Airconditioning, Mini-bar, Flatscreen SatTV, Caffee Tea making facilities, Private Bathroom with Hairdryer equiped. We provide our guests with the following complimentary services: WIFI in guestrooms and public area, Sauna, Fitness Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Orion Varkert

Address: Doebrentei utca 13., Budapest 1013, Hungary (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Orion)
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District I / Buda , Várkerület
Price Range: $83 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Orion Varkert 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Best Western Orion
Best Western Budapest
Budapest Best Western
Best Western Hotel Budapest
Hotel Style:
#25 Best Value Hotel in Budapest
#39 Family Hotel in Budapest
#50 Romantic Hotel in Budapest
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“Higher floors might be quieter”
hannahrichards1995, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room as high floor as possible with street view (side-view of river Danube)”
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Panioann77, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“do not have room 56 it is freezing”
wayne202, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were on 4th Floor, hotel has a small lift. We heard no noise from the main road very quiet.”
wickl0wgirl, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we had room with the view on the hotel entence”
gigelm2014, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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