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Classic, Quiet 1BR - Buda, Near Castle, Danube, Chain Bridge

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The building (see the Danube at the end of the street!)

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Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Budapest condo description

Our lovely Chain Bridge Apartment is available for vacation and longer-term rentals. The one-bedroom apartment is located in central Buda, just steps from the Castle, the Danube, the Chain Bridge, and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Just a short walk over the bridge will bring you to central Pest. It's one of the city’s oldest and most atmospheric neighborhoods, with narrow staircases leading up to the Castle and numerous restaurants and cafés. The building is well-served by public transportation, but you may find that you'd just prefer to walk everywhere! There are playgrounds in the neighborhood to entertain the children, and plenty of pubs to occupy the adults.

Located in a classic early-20th-century building, the apartment overlooks one of the building’s two courtyards, making it secluded and quiet. With original hardwood floors, doors, windows and elegant high ceilings, staying here will make you feel like a local.


The apartment has recently been renovated (though the old features that make it so charming have been kept intact), and is newly furnished. The sunny bedroom sleeps two on a queen bed, and an additional two can sleep on the foldout couch in the spacious living room. A portable crib can be provided on request.

Take advantage of Budapest's wonderful food markets by picking up fresh local ingredients and bringing them back to your own kitchen to try your hand at preparing the local cuisine. The eat-in kitchen is well-equipped with a full-sized oven, stove, and refrigerator; a microwave, coffee maker, and toaster; and plenty of dishes and utensils. If there are any special cooking utensils you might need, we can supply them from our own collection.

The apartment also includes free wireless Internet; a landline which you can use to make FREE PHONE CALLS TO THE USA AND CANADA; use of a Hungarian mobile phone (you pay for the minutes....you can top-it up at any ATM machine); a washing machine; a flat-screen television with cable and DVD player; a stereo with an ipod connector; a small DVD/CD/Budapest guidebook selection; a full bathroom with claw-foot tub and hairdryer; plenty of linens and towels; and an iron and board. There is no cleaning fee.

The apartment is situated on the second floor, and there is no elevator.

We (Carolyn and Gábor) are an American/Hungarian couple who live in Budapest with our two daughters and newborn son. We love to travel, explore Budapest, eat good food, and drink nice wine. We run a culinary tour company, so luckily we get to spend lots of time researching and tasting the foods and wines of Hungary (as well as the surrounding countries)! We live in the same neighborhood as our rental apartment, so we are easily accessible to show you the ropes in Budapest and give you the lowdown on all of the best places to seek out in the neighborhood, as well as the country. Carolyn is a food/travel writer so can fill you in on what is happening in Budapest (and beyond) while you'll be in town.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 53 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                Selection of toys, art supplies available....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Bedroom sleeps two in a queen-sized bed; living room sleeps an additional two on a queen-sized pull-out. sofa A baby crib can be provided on request. All linens are provided, including cozy down comforters....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

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              • Bathroom contains an antique claw-foot tub.

              Other Amenities

                  • The apartment is completely fitted to provide everything necessary for your stay. If you need anything not listed, or any additional cooking supplies, please let us know and we will do our best to provide it. We are happy to offer our guests FREE PHONE CALLS TO THE USA AND CANADA on the landline!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Selection of Hungarian CDs...moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    flat-screen TV...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library:

                    Selection of Hungarian films available...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown
                  • River

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    We are happy to offer our guests FREE PHONE CALLS TO THE USA AND CANADA on the landline!...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone with local phone number available (you purchase the minutes by topping up the phone at any ATM machine)....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Nearby parking available (for a fee) in a garage...moreless

                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Unlimited free wireless INternet access...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Apartment overlooks central courtyard; has inner balcony...moreless

                  • Terrace

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $75
                          $450 $1,350

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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                          Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $90
                          $535 $1,605

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $75
                          $450 $1,350
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          PRICES ARE ALL-INCLUSIVE; NO CLEANING FEES OR OTHER CHARGES!


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/21/2014
                          Check availability
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Budapest Castle, city center, sightseeing, museums, shopping, theaters, Danube, music, festivals, restaurants, cafes, wine, food

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: We (Carolyn and Gábor) are an American/Hungarian couple who live in Budapest with our two daughters and newborn son. We love to travel, explore Budapest, eat good food, and drink nice wine. We run a culinary tour company, so luckily we get to spend lots of time researching and tasting the foods and wines of Hungary (as well as the surrounding countries)! We live in the same neighborhood as our rental apartment, so we are easily accessible to show you the ropes in Budapest and give you the lowdown on all of the best places to seek out in the neighborhood, as well as the country. Carolyn is a food/travel writer so can fill you in on what is happening in Budapest (and beyond) while you'll be in town.

                          Why the Owner Chose Budapest:
                          The apartment is meant to be a place for visiting family to stay when they come to visit. We chose this apartment because we couldn't resist its fantastic location, the gorgeous (and quiet!) early 20th century building, and the cozy apartment itself, which has high ceilings, original parquet floors, and elegantly tall windows and doors.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, spanish, hungarian

                          Links to more information:

                           

                          Photos

                          • The building (see the Danube at the end of the street!)

                            The building (see the Danube at the end of the street!)

                          • The living room mirror (made from a salvaged window)

                            The living room mirror (made from a salvaged window)

                          • The bedroom, with a queen-sized bed and down comforters

                            The bedroom, with a queen-sized bed and down comforters

                          • The bedroom (as seen from the living room)

                            The bedroom (as seen from the living room)

                          • The rest of the apartment (as seen from the bedroom)

                            The rest of the apartment (as seen from the bedroom)

                          • Table set for dinner

                            Table set for dinner

                          • Antique Hungarian ceramic plate collection

                            Antique Hungarian ceramic plate collection

                          • The front door

                            The front door

                          • This staircase outside of the apartment leads up to the Castle District

                            This staircase outside of the apartment leads up to the Castle District

                          • Statues above the main entrance

                            Statues above the main entrance

                          • The stairwell

                            The stairwell

                          • The apartment is located on a quiet one-block cobblestone street

                            The apartment is located on a quiet one-block cobblestone street

                          • The living room, with 12-foot ceilings and plenty of natural light

                            The living room, with 12-foot ceilings and plenty of natural light

                          • The owner's books!

                            The owner's books!

                          • The bedroom also has plenty of closet space

                            The bedroom also has plenty of closet space

                          • The bedroom window

                            The bedroom window

                          • The eat-in kitchen is well-equipped and ready to be cooked in!

                            The eat-in kitchen is well-equipped and ready to be cooked in!

                          • The kitchen also gets lots of sunlight

                            The kitchen also gets lots of sunlight

                          • A collection of local guidebooks to get you oriented

                            A collection of local guidebooks to get you oriented

                          • Bathroom, with antique claw foot tub

                            Bathroom, with antique claw foot tub

                          • The facade

                            The facade

                          • The front door opens from one of the building's two courtyards

                            The front door opens from one of the building's two courtyards

                          • Outside of the living room window

                            Outside of the living room window

                          • The neighborhood is very central, and one of Budapest's oldest

                            The neighborhood is very central, and one of Budapest's oldest

                          VRBO #211172

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Friday, November 21, 2014

                          $75 - $90 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 11/21/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Speaks: english, spanish, hungarian
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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