A glass-roofed atrium welcomes guests to a majestic hotel in the heart of the city. The common areas are decked out in marble and brocade, and chandeliers and bronze sculptures grace the 185 rooms. The historic New York Café, opened in 1894 and once a favorite hangout for Budapest writers, occupies the ground floor.
From $165. Erzsébet körút 9-11, 36/(06) 1-886-6111. This appeared in the June/July 2013 issue.