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Smart, stylish and comfortable, this 'Budapad' is a quiet and relaxing oasis in the heart of Budapest. From our location you can easily get to every major site and event in Budapest. However, the apartment is set back from the street so you can sleep deep at night as you make you way home exhausted from your adventures.
The Budapad is located in the beautiful District VI, home to the Opera House, Andrássy Blvd, Liszt Ferenc Square, Oktogon and is a stone’s throw from the very funky Jewish Quarter. Here you are surrounded by fine restaurants, cheap eateries, local and international cuisine, local markets, diverse shops, boutiques, alternative pubs and bars, popular theatres, bakeries, delis, supermarkets, flower shops, you name it.
The Budapad is ideally situated in a prime location, in a triangle between three major transportation lines, making it easy to get anywhere in the city very quickly.
Keywords: classy, stylish, central, museums, Oktogon, Jewish Quarter, alternative culture
Newly renovated, Fully equipped American kitchen, Beautiful bathrooms with shower and bath, 1 Bedroom with Double bed, Living room with Sofabed, Linens and Towels, Free Internet access, Washing Machine, Third Floor, Fan. Nearby organic grocery, conventional supermarket and bakeries....moreless
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Our Budapad is on the border between the upscale shopping/café/restaurant district and the funky Jewish quarter. You can see everything and live it up - but return to your safe and quiet side street....moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage DepositC$285
We accept payment through PayPal for international guests. Canadian customers can pay via interac e-money transfer.
We require a $285 security deposit, which is returned to you within 48 hours after your departure.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: Rita Bozi is a Canadian-born Hungarian, whose father fled Hungary during the 1956 Revolution. Her mother followed in 1964 and Rita was born in Winnipeg a year later. She has been a Hungarian citizen since 2011 and speaks Hungarian fluently. She is a Consultant/Facilitator in Calgary Alberta, a writer and a retired dancer and actor. Rita designed Kicsi Zichy.
Ken Cameron was born on a farm in Ontario but developed a taste for international travel as a boy. He is a playwright, director and all-around man of the theatre who has contributed to making Calgary one of Canada's cultural hubs. Ken also uses his theatre and writing skills to help clients make better presentations in the business world. Ken struggles to wrap his tongue around the Hungarian language, but has definitely fallen in love with the city.
About your Caretakers
Éva is Rita’s fabulous Hungarian cousin who resides in Budapest with her jovial husband Karcsi and their English-speaking daughter Edina. They are lovely people who will come and help if something breaks down.
Why the Owner Chose Budapest: We chose to live in Budapest because it reminds us of what we think Berlin must have been fifteen years ago. The number of funky bars, clubs and art houses in the nearby Jewish Quarter makes for a vibrant nightlife; while the Hungarian's love of the arts ensures a hopping cultural scene.
Vienna and Budapest used to be twin capitals of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and in many ways they are like two sisters. Vienna was the straight-laced one who married a banker; and Budapest was the wayward sister who lived her life a little too heartily. She may show a more lines on her face, but she is a heck of a lot more fun.
We chose this particular flat for two reasons: because of its central location and its beautiful modern renovation. The recent renos ensure that everything is in top-notch working order and we can be assured that we and our guests need not worry.
The exposed brick archway was the clincher. Exposed brick is a highly sought-after design element in North America, but is very difficult to find in Budapest. Our theory is that because all the buildings are old (unlike in North America) such things are not valued. This theory was born out when Rita's Hungarian Aunt first saw the apartment: she said 'its very beautiful ... but why didn't they finish this part of the wall?'
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: This exclusive, bright and well-appointed apartment is housed in a building built between the late 1880’s and the early 1900’s. It is the perfect blend between historical and modern. Vintage objects from Hungary’s recent past make up the décor at the Budapad.
As you come up the stairs you may hear strains of a piano sonata emanating from the flat adjacent to the stairwell. This is not a recording: it is our neighbour, world-class concert pianist Fellegi Ádám.
We have developed an apartment guide that provides detailed descriptions of how the appliances in the apartment operate. It also contains several pages of recommendations for some our favourite neighbourhood haunts.