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Off peak price drop! Perfect apartment from which to explore Budapest

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

City-centre, recently renovated, 100 sqm / 1,000+sq.ft. period apartment

Bright and Airy 100 sqm (1,000+ sq.ft.), recently renovated, second floor (lift accessible) apartment.

Sleeps 4+1 — 2 in a double room, 2 in a twin room, + Spare Fold-up bed,

+ Cot for an infant if needed.

Location: Our apartment offers a perfect base for exploring this great city. About 10 minutes’ walk from the river Danube – and within 5 minutes of parks, shops, and public transport this apartment is situated in a perfect location from which to explore one of the world’s great cities. 15 minute leisurely walk to the historic St. Luke Baths (Lukács Fürdö). The Castle District and caves, Andrássy Avenue, the Hungarian Parliament, the State Operahouse - indeed the whole World Heritage area are within very easy reach.

A major shopping centre (Mammut) and its adjoining (excellent) food market are both within 10 minute’s walk from the door and even nearer there are two local supermarkets, a fruit’n veg. shop, a drug store (health/beauty products store), a pharmacy, and a 24h grocery store.

Transport connections: The arterial and very new No.4/6 tram stops ~200m from the door as it crosses the road at the end of our street (i.e. not rolling past the apartment!). The M2 (red) metro line stops 10 minute’s walk from the door – or 2 stops on the M4/6 tram. Between the two of them they give excellent access to most of the city as well as the railway network. There is car parking within 5 minutes.

The apartment was built in 1920. Its high ceilings and large windows make it bright and spacious. Thick walls keep it cool in the summer and, along with a very effective heating system, keep it warm and cosy in the winter.

It comprises:

• a well-equipped kitchen with: a microwave oven, a full-sized oven and 5-place gas hob (with kettles), fridge-freezer, automatic washing machine and dishwasher, coffee maker and toaster;

• separate dining room

• Very spacious bright living room featuring a tall bay window, a large flat-screen television with DVD player, a stereo.

— TV channels in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian

• Two spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom features a tall bay window and has direct access to the bathroom.

— Iron and ironing board kept in wardrobe of master bedroom.

• Bathroom with shower, bathtub and bidet. Linens and towels.Hairdryer available.

• highly secure front-door.

The rental fee includes:

• unlimited free wireless Internet for your laptop or tablet.

• use of a Hungarian mobile phone (pre-pay which you can top up at a newsagents)

• a cot and high chair for an infant.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, italian, hungarian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About The Owner

We're an Irish/Hungarian couple with three children. We started our family here and have lots of amenities for younger guests too. Eventually the time came to relocate abroad and that's how the holiday rental opportunity came about.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2007

Why The Owner chose Castle Hill

We bought the apartment to be our home in Budapest during our 6 year stay in Hungary. From the ad we knew the location was spot on - just on the borderlands between the quiet, residential second district and the bustle of the city centre. Indeed the river is a mere 10 minute walk from the front door.

We'd both lived in Pest on the East side of the river and so really appreciated the new-found quiet in the evenings that our new apartment would afford us. At the same time we were glad we were only minutes from the amenities of the downtown. No need to move to the sticks to bring up the kids and we could stay close to family and friends.

What makes this apartment unique

When we saw the apartment we decided straight away that this was it - even though it needed a major renovation! The high ceilings, the great use of space, the unusual angling of the walls and the large bay windows, make this a very bright airy but 'natural' space to live in.

Amenities

Castle Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Main bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet with wash hand basin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master. High bay window, gives direct access to Bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 low sgl beds for adults or children.
  • Infant cot and bath available if requested at booking (no charge.).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Children welcome. Cot, baby bath and high-chair available at no cost on request at time of booking. 3 car seats also available - also at no cost on request at time of booking. No smoking. No pets.

Reviews

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Off peak price drop! Perfect apartment from which to explore Budapest
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Liverpool
5

Brilliant Base in Budapest

  • 5 of 5

I have nothing but praise for this apartment. It is in an excellent location, 10 minutes walk to the Danube and 2 minutes to a tram stop which pretty much takes you wherever you need to go.The apartment is charming, spotlessly clean and comfortable, with just about every facility you need. Even though the temperature was in the 30's during our visit, it was always a cool, safe, quiet haven to return to. The owners were wonderfully helpful and welcoming:from the enquiry process right through to being greeted they were a mine of information. We have rented many apartments in Europe and this was one of our favourites. We are adamant we will return to Budapest one day and could not hope to stay anywhere better. Thank you so much, Gordon and Kati!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Helen for choosing our apartment and we’re delighted that you enjoyed your stay there. The high ceilings and thick walls of this spacious period apartment keep it cool and airy in the summer months. The same thick walls, and an excellent heating system, keep it warm and cosy in the wintertime.
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5

A clean, spacious apartment close to the Danube and central Budapest

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay in Gordon's and Kati's apartment very much. The apartment was very clean and had lots of room. Kati's father met me when I checked in and showed me the apartment. Gordon and Kati were accessible by phone and always willing to help. I found the information that is included on the website extremely helpful: how to get from the airport, where to buy food, recommended restaurants and sights to see both inside and outside Budapest, etc., etc. The apartment is located in a very pleasant neighborhood very close to the beautiful Danube and all the incredible places to visit in Budapest. I will return to Budapest and I hope that Gordon's and Kati's apartment will be available when I do return.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Apartment containing everything you need for a relaxed and comfortable holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Having decided to visit Budapest with our daughter and son in law we needed to find somewhere that would tick all the boxes for each one of us. We found that place! The whole process, searching for an apartment, payment for it, getting to it, staying in it and leaving it, was so well organised and ran so smoothly that we could not have chosen a better place.

The apartment is located on the Bude side of the river which is much quieter and more relaxed than the Pest side. We walked everyday to visit the sights of Budapest as the location of the apartment was not too far for us, however, the trams, metro and buses were very easy to access and we used them to visit further afield and to get to the airport.

The owners of the apartment were fantastic and supplied all the information required for an easy stay in Budapest. They were also very quick to answer any questions we had. Nothing was too much trouble.

From all of us we'd like to say a huge thank you to Gordon and Kati for making our holiday everything we wanted. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The apartment is in a quiet but central neighbourhood. It is very comfortable, with everything that a family could possibly need. Kati and her family gave us a warm welcome and were very helpful and flexible in adapting to our schedule.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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stowmarket uk
5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here the apartment was huge, very clean, kitchen was well equipped. Its in a great location too. Gordon rang me twice to make sure all was ok he was very friendly. Would love to come back here. Would strongly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad we helped you have a great stay in Budapest and you're always welcome back.
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Wonderful Budapest apartment

  • 5 of 5

From my initial contact with owner, Gordon, everything about this rental went smoothly. Located in a quiet neighborhood but just a few minutes from public transport one could access all of Budapest easily. The apartment is well appointed and quite comfy. My husband and I would definitely recommend a stay here!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Budapest Airport (Ferihegy)
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Champs
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Kék Duna Golf Club
Nearest Train
2.8 Kilometres
Nyugati Pályaudvar
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
M7 (End in Budapest)
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Restaurant Rozsadomb
Car: not necessary

Located centrally on the Buda (West) side of Budapest, our apartment offers a perfect base for exploring this great city.

Situated about 10 minutes walk from the Margaret Bridge (Márgit Híd) – even less to the river Danube – and within 5 minutes of parks, shops, and public transport this apartment is located in a perfect location from which to explore one of the world’s great cities.

Excellent public transport connections mean the Castle District and caves, Andrássy Avenue, the Hungarian Parliament, the State Operahouse - indeed the whole World Heritage area is within very easy reach.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $176.6
Cleaning $47.09

We also accept payment via PayPal or Bank Transfer.Please note prices are net of bank transfer or PayPal charges and fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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