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Luxurious, Private, Central Flat, with 2 Terraces & Concierge.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This large modern apartment (88 m2, or 950 sq.f) is the perfect combination of style and elegance, centrally located by Kalvin Ter metro station, features 2 real bedrooms and all the modern conveniences such as a 24 hour concierge, air conditioning, high speed wifi, heated floors, 2 terraces, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, lots of natural light, high ceilings and total privacy.

This quiet apartment is situated off of the popular pedestrian Raday street, full of cafes and restaurants, and a short walk to the 2 main metro (subway) lines, and streetcars. Two generous sized balconies face a peaceful internal courtyard.

Just a 15-minute walk across the Danube to the famous Gellert spa and bath, and a 5 minute walk to the city's Grand Central Market, a farmer's market with the freshest meats, vegetables and fruits, cheeses and baked goods.

Our apartment is professionally decorated, furnished with a mix of Asian, Provencale and European antiques and modern touches, lots of natural light and total privacy. We pride ourselves in keeping our apartment immaculately clean, and all fixtures in perfect working condition -- we appreciate the trust in choosing our home, and our guests are always amazed that our home is nicer in person than in pictures!

The apartment features a WC in the front foyer, and an open concept living room and dining room with air conditioning, perfect for relaxing or entertaining guests, and a well stocked kitchen with all the best tools and gadgets for our guests who like to cook, as well as a large capacity washing machine. The living room is also equipped with a television, apple tv.

Down a long corridor with generous storage you will find 2 private bedrooms -- Each bedroom features air conditioning, large closet, TV, large Queen sized bed for 2, a desk and chair, and personal reading lights on each side of the bed.

There is centrally heated water for long, generous hot showers (most apartments in Budapest only have a small hot water tank)

The main bathroom has a large walk-in shower, toilet and plenty of space for toiletries.

Upon arrival, our Property manager will greet you to show you the premises and ensure that you have everything you need to enjoy your stay. Upon request, we will even arrange to pre-stock your refrigerator with groceries so that you can settle in without any worries.

Our apartment is suitable for short, mid and longer term stays - once you visit you will never want to leave!

Keywords: aircon, wifi, lift access, elevator access, close to central market, vaci utca, gellert hotel and spa, walk to metro and streetcar tram, parking available, just off famous Raday street, Kalvin ter, Vasar Csarnok, luxurious, central location, concierge, privacy

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2017

About Allie

I am a Hungarian-Canadian - we purchased this flat so that our family has a home-base when we visit Budapest a few times each year. As this is our home away from home, you will find that the apartment is equipped to a much higher standard than vacation rentals.

Allie purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Allie chose Budapest

The apartment is ideally situated downtown, a short walk to all the main attractions and amenities, and features underground parking (subject to availability). We purchased the flat newly-built to a very high standard, giving us the peace of mind that we will not be spending our visits dealing with 'old building problems'.

What makes this apartment unique

Taking a short stroll to the Central Market, built by Eiffel, to pick up the finest ingredients for an amazing dinner, or visiting one of the many popular pubs and restaurants on Raday street nearby.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say how much we enjoyed staying at your apartment and we also thank for the lovely sparkling. Barbi was very nice too. What a fantastic location, all of my friends and family who visited us simply loved it!!! You couldn`t ask for a better location!!

We will definitely come back and happily recommend it to other people.
May 2012
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Palace District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • WC - toilet
    Main Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1, Queen Size bed (sleeps 2 people), Wardrobe, desk, 2 night tables, 2 personal reading lights, Air Conditioning, HDTV, USB plugs. Bedroom 2, Queen Size bed (sleeps 2 people), Wardrobe, desk, 2 night tables, 2 personal reading lights, Air Conditioning, HDTV, USB plugs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
heated floors, 24 hour concierge


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(80 traveler reviews)

Luxurious, Private, Central Flat, with 2 Terraces & Concierge.
average rating of 4.95 based on 91 reviews

This is a lovely, spacious, centrally situated apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The apartment is pristine, with everything you could possibly want to have a good holiday. Nice decor, and quality furniture and equipment.

It was great sitting out on the terrace, soaking up the sunshine!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Janet for the kind words, glad you got to enjoy the sun on the balconies. We enjoyed having you and hope to see you again!
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Immaculate apartment

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful apartment, where we stayed for 12 days, is superb: spotlessly clean, very comfortably furnished, endless hot water in the shower, comfortable beds, fully and thoughtfully equipped kitchen, washing machine, good supply of holiday-type novels to read and, to top it off, a superb location.

The apartment is a four-minute walk to the amazing Central Market Hall, where we were able to buy wonderfully fresh vegetables and fruit, as well as a variety of cheeses and meats. We visited in December while the market was charmingly decorated for Christmas. There’s a lovely restaurant on the second floor that serves traditional Hungarian food. A four-minute walk from the apartment takes you to a metro station, the tramway and buses. Five minutes walk from the apartment is the Liberty Bridge, providing an inspiring walk across the Danube, and three more minutes to the lovely Gellert Baths. And don’t miss Paprika Jancsi, a wonderful and inexpensive restaurant just around the corner on Raday Street. We recommend a visit to the State Opera House for the guided tour, Esterhazy torte and coffee at Callas next door, and of course as much time as possible in the thermal spas (especially the outdoor pools at Szechenyi).

But best of all are the owner of the apartment, Allie, and the property manager Barbi. Prior to our arrival, Allie sent us very useful recommendations for sightseeing and restaurants. Recommend you allow Barbi to arrange a taxi to drive you from the airport to the apartment—worked seamlessly. Barbi was at the apartment awaiting our arrival, and showed us where everything was kept and provided invaluable information about buses and the metro (welcome bottle of wine was delicious also). Mid-point in our stay, Barbi cleaned the apartment and returned it to its original immaculate condition. Thank you, Allie and Barbi, for your many contributions to a superb holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Malcolm for taking the time to leave this thoughtful review for other travelers to see! This year we will be visiting Budapest at Christmas time to enjoy the thermal pools outdoor too, as well as the world famous Christmas markets. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you back one day. Thanks again! Allie
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Hope to return!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was wonderful. We enjoyed everything about this listing, from the initial contact to the return of keys. Allie was quick with his response to our request to book, provided itinerary details and arranged taxi transportation from the train station. Additionally, manager Barbi, was a delight. She too helped us with our trip details once on-site and was waiting for us at the front door upon our arrival.

The pictures are representative of the apartment. We had more than enough space as a family of 3, and appreciated the layout (as we could close the door off the bedrooms/bathroom to separate the living/dining/kitchen space). The apartment was very clean. Basic kitchen/cleaning supplies were in the cupboards as well as basic cooking needs (salt, pepper, olive, oil, coffee, tea, etc...). Additionally, there were a handful of kid's activities in the cupboard which our 6-year old enjoyed (puzzles, card games, etc...). The apartment is fully stocked with travel maps and Budapest books as well. We found these very handy in making daily exploration plans.

The apartment building was very quiet and we rarely heard any of our neighbors. The location was perfect for us....close to the market, lots of restaurants, Liberty Bridge, etc....

We hope to return another time, especially when we can take advantage of warmer weather and outdoor cafes!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and staying with us Rachael! We love the apartment too! Happy New Year!
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It's all been said!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED this much so that I think we'd return to Budapest just so we could stay here! I agree with a previous's the best VRBO we've stayed in, in a city apartment. Many thanks to Barbie and Allie for all they did and all they do!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good Choice

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. It has many convenient amenities and is in a great location. The subway, restaurants, shops and a huge market are just a few steps away. Communication with Allie was perfect. He always answered questions and gave good advice about the do's and don'ts in Budapest. In addition, Barbie was waiting for us when we arrived and showed us how everything worked. The drivers who picked us up/dropped us off at the train station and the airport were punctual and pleasant.

The only reason why I am giving this apartment four stars is because the air conditioner in our room was out of order and no solution was offered. It got warm in the room a few times. Hopefully, this problem is solved. Despite this issue, I would definitely stay here again. We had a great time in Budapest and this apartment had a lot to do with it!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this thoughtful review. The one unit you are referring to has since been replaced, and all 3 AC units are in perfect working condition.
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Very nice stay in Budapest

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay in Budapest. The appartment is great. It is perfectly lokated nearby the liberty bridge and the Vacy ucta (the shopping location in Budapest). The Raday Street with a lot of restaurants is just a few minutes to go (there is also a supermarket). The appartment looks great, is clean, has very nice owners and is well managed by Barbi. She waited for us already in front of the appartment. When you travel by car you will get a secured garage. We can recommend the flat to everybody who'd like to travel to Budapest. The city is great and has a lot of very nice places to photograph. We will return for sure when we travel to Budapest again.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christian for staying with us and this wonderful review. We wish you all the best and hope to see you back. Kindly, Allie, Barbi and Ray
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Our Apartment
Nearest Point of Interest
Kalvin Square, the Blue Metro line station
Nearest Point of Interest
The Central Market
Nearest Point of Interest
The Gellert Spa
Nearest Point of Interest
Main pedestrian Vaci Street
Nearest Point of Interest
Statue of Freedom, overlooking all of Budapest
Car: not necessary

Just a 5 minute walk to the Central Market (Nagy Vasar Csarnok) built by Eiffel, and the famous Vaci Utca which is the main tourist walking street full of the best restaurants, cafes, and shopping that Budapest has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Palace District Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Winter Rate
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

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.

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