Just metres from St Stephen’s Basilica, the Aria successfully packages itself as a luxury boutique hotel with a quirky musical theme. The 49 rooms are colourful and elegantly designed, with an impressive music selection you can put on – and pipe even into the bathrooms. To real feel at home, book in a treatment at the low-lit, atmospheric Harmony Spa and go for a swim in the basement pool. The Sky Note rooftop bar offers stunning views of the basilica.
If you’re looking to enhance your next trip to the Hungarian capital, book in a jaunt at one of its many world-class hotels (or one of its equally numerous above-average hostels). In a city famed for its sense of style – just check out these sexy Budapest shops – why not stay in a boutique hotel that’s won awards for its cutting-edge design? Or a deluxe hotel with a thermal spa or panoramic rooftop overlooking the major attractions? Whether you’re looking to indulge in five-star luxury or snuggle up in a budget bolthole on the city’s outskirts, there’s something for you in our pick of the best hotels in Budapest.