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Spacious Luxury Apartment With Balcony In The Heart Of The City

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 122 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

Location, location, location! Short walk to the Basilica, Parliament and the Chain Bridge. Great amenities close by, including a variety of restaurants, wine-bars, coffee shops, a French-style boulangerie and a handy supermarket just across the street. Ideal for a family or friends travelling together, the apartment is spacious, stylish and luxurious, but also comfortable and homely. The apartment block was built in 1876, and we have preserved all the classical features, such as the original folding window shutters, gorgeous internal doors/paneling and antique brass handles. There is beautiful parquet flooring throughout and high ceilings adding to the sense of space. Sympathetic to the classical charm of the apartment we strive to provide every modern convenience too. The bathrooms are designer luxury, with large walk-in showers and Philipe Starck taps. Even the loo seat is heated! The large open living, kitchen and dining area is great social space for friends or family to be together. The kitchen is modern and well-equipped and the dining table has space for 6 people. There is a large, comfortable sofa with a large-screen TV and DVD player. We provide a limited selection of DVDs for you to watch.

For the warm summer nights, there is air-conditioning in all the main rooms.

There are two balconies, the main one is to the front of the building where it's lovely to sit with your morning coffee or evening aperitif looking out over the surrounding city-scape. The other is a small, courtyard-oriented space off the main living area, designated as a smoking area. Note, the remainder of the apartment is strictly non-smoking.

Typical to Budapest, the impressive building has a large wooden front door opening on to an inner courtyard. The building was recently renovated, with pretty central gardens and a modern glass elevator.

The apartment is easily accessible for a wheelchair, despite being on a high floor.

We aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible, so can arrange airport transfers and help with any advice on the locality. This is our family hideaway in what we think is a wonderful, fascinating, historic, beautiful city. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

More Details

Owner
Richard Rigby
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 August, 2017

About Richard Rigby

We are a small family living near Geneva in Switzerland.

I am originally from the UK, my wife is Irish and my young daughter sees her herself as Swiss-French. We believe that we are lucky to live in such a culturally diverse Europe, which is so accessible and infinitely interesting. We like to travel a lot, but Budapest is somewhere we wanted to return to time and time again.

Why Richard Rigby chose Budapest

My wife and I first came to Budapest in 2004 for a weekend break. We loved the city from the outset. It's fabulous architecture, thriving culture and beautiful vistas over the Danube left a lasting impression. We returned a few years later, now with our young daughter, to find a base in this wonderful city.

We were lucky to find such a beautiful classical apartment in our favorite location. It is the perfect family get-away and we try to return to it as much as possible, but the fact that we live abroad means it is vacant most of the year. We hope that you enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this apartment unique

Anyone who has found their dream property will recognise the feeling which you get when you first walk in. You instantly know, this is THE one.

The sense of space, the high ceilings, beautiful classical features which had been retained. All this in a fine, refurbished building in the simply the best location we could imagine.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Lipótváros, Hungary

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 122 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Luxury ensuite shower room, Italian marble, designer taps
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , 2nd luxury shower room / wc, heated loo seat
  • The bathrooms include designer fittings. Both have 'rainfall' showers and heated loo seats / japanese style bidets
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Spacious with door to balcony and ensuite bathroom / wc
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Spacious 2nd bedroom with lots of wardrobe space
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Smaller bedroom with sofa bed only
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries

Reviews

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Spacious Luxury Apartment With Balcony In The Heart Of The City
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
5

Perfect apartment, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very ample and modern, more than suitable for our family of six. But not only that, the location is truly perfect, everything is within walking distance. Lots of restaurants close by is major plus too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Even Better than it looks

  • 5 of 5

FANTASTIC property! We are a family of 6. We absolutely LOVED this property. The location was amazing and the apartment was beautiful. If you think the pictures look nice wait until you see the place in person. If we come back we will not hesitate to stay here again. Thank you for allowing our family to use your home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bisbee, Az
5

Little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Loved the apartment. It is gorgeous. Well appointed. Well done. Perfectly located. Close to anything you need, and if not, the easy to use metro is a few blocks away. Watch the world go by on your balcony. Anna was fabulous. She replied promptly whenever I had a question about anything. I would recommend the apartment to anyone who want to pamper themselves a bit. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Swansea, IL, USA (near St. Louis, MO)
5

Beautiful apartment in excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely apartment in a great location. The apartment was well furnished, immaculately clean and spacious. Richard was communicative and arranged to have someone waiting to pick us up from the airport. Check-in and check-out was efficient and friendly and our security deposit was refunded promptly. Richard’s apartment provided a superb home base to explore Budapest and helped make our stay in Budapest fantastic. I highly recommend Richard's delightful apartment if you're planning a vacation in Budapest!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Location in a beautiful apartment.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful apartment in the perfect location. Steps away from St. Stephens, Parliament, the Danube and the chain bridge, it is a tourists ideal headquarters for your stay in Budapest. Restaurants and Christmas Markets were literally right around the corner. The apartment was immaculate, modern and comes with all the amenities of home. You could not ask for a better place to stay. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago suburbs, Illinois, USA
5

Prime location in a beautiful courtyard building with modern appointments and great owner.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my wife and three kids for a portion of our spring break. The owner was super responsive and friendly and helped us book an airport transfer. He also was communicative as our arrival approached and promptly refunded our security deposit within 24 hours of checkout. Friendly assistance with check-in and check-out from Anna. The unit itself lacks nothing and is quiet and comfortable. I wish my bathrooms at home were as nice as these. Comfortable beds and a clean modern kitchen. Highly recommended for a family trip. We walked everywhere from the apartment and covered a huge footprint of the city. Budapest was predictably fantastic. The sunny weather and the spring and easter markets and festivals around town were the crowning features.

Lastly, if you stay here, try and make one or two dinner reservations prior to arrival. Restaurants seem to book up early and often.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Budapest international
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Upscale Italian wine bar, also a local bar / cafe
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Best Italian restaurant in Budapest, Pomo Doro
Car: not necessary

Perfect downtown location. Nador utca is a 3 minute walk to the Basilica and the beautiful Szabadsag Square, 5 min walk to Parliament Square, the Chain Bridge and the main shopping street. The Opera House and Andrassy are no more than a 15 minute walk. The area is blessed with fantastic choice of restaurants and bars. Here are a selection of my favourites, all within 5 mins walk of the apartment:

Up-market Italian - Pomo Doro

Up-market Italian - Da Mario

Fabulous Hungarian food and wine kitchen

Another great Hungarian - Cafe Kor -

A well-kept secret located a couple of doors down from the lovely Hold utca daily food market - Hungarian bistro

Nador utca itself has great local amenities. There is a well-stocked small supermarket, a bakery, a lovely French-style patisserie with coffee-shop, a couple of friendly neighborhood bars and an upmarket wine bar specializing in Italian wine. Lots of light eating options from sushi to sandwiches and salads. There is also a high-end fitness center and spa, a florist, and cute interior design shops.

For the more mundane necessities of life, there is underground parking available 1 block away, and several bank ATMs in any direction.

If you are hoping to antique hunt while in Budapest, you couldn't be better placed. The apartment is a 5 min walk to the Falk Miksa utca, where you'll find all sorts of interesting antiquarian shops to browse.

Seriously, there is no better location in the city to base your stay.

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit A$242.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.