Baross City Hotel

Address: Baross ter 15, Budapest, H-1077, Hungary | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Rákosmente area of Budapest, is near Margaret Island (Margitsziget), Franz Liszt Academy, Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum (Liszt Ferenc Emlekmuzeum), and Erkel Theatre.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBaross City Hotel Budapest

      Reviewed by jackandcece

      Baross City Hotel

      Reviewed Oct 29, 2013
      by (15 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      We stayed here with friends who had booked the room on a recommendation from someone else. It turned out to be OK. Our room was clean but tiny with hardly enough space to walk around the bed. The staff were not very helpful and seemed to be bored most of the time. It's across from the Keleti Train Station, which is great if you arrive there, but a fairly long walk to the river and main sights, but you can take the Hop On Hop tour bus, which is a great way to see Budapest if you're short on time.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Historical Traveler Reviews Baross City Hotel Budapest

      It's alright...


      On arrival at this hotel my first impression was neutral, seemed a bit different and almost bordering run down.

      Check in was straight forward except to be told they didn't accept credit cards only cash! I don't carry that sort of money at home let alone a foreign country with a reasonably high crime rate, so be prepared for bank charges for foreign cash advances!

      The room was adequate but over heated, walls are very thin, nice to hear the people next door being sick throughout the night.

      Breakfast was minimal and they use squash instead of real juice, not really a thirst quencher!

      Should be 4 outta 5...


      As far as the Hotel overall is concerned there is nothing bad to say about it, apart from one small point about it being a bit out of the way if you're looking for nightlife. The reception area is simple and modern, the staff are very helpul and speak excellent English and will help you with your Magyar if you ask. The breakfast buffet has something for eveyone and will keep you going into the afternoon. Their luggage and passport storage is excellent as well.

      As far as the rooms are concerned, its more the walls that are the problem as opposed to the room itself. The room had a good sized double bed with suitable furniture and a mini-bar and a tele with some 50 channels. The bathroom was exceptionally clean and the shower was powerful enough.

      Unfortunately the thinness of the walls and the location of my room seriously downgrades my rating for the stay. I was in room 619 (please if you get this room ask for another one) and its right beside the cleaning staff's break room. The chatter and cigarette smoking begins at 6am and doesn't let up. The first night I tried to sleep through it and couldnt and on the second night I just got up at 6am and went to the baths :-) I could also hear people going up and down the halls. It may just be a result of this one spot of the hotel as everyone else has nothing but good things to say and I certainly liked the other aspects of the hotel.

      I really want to highly recommend the Hotel Baross, but since the most important thing about a hotel is getting a good, comfortable nights sleep I have to give it a 3 outta 5 and recomend it on the basis you don't get a room near the staff's break room.

      A gem of a place


      Even thought Hotel Baross is set just on the edge of Keleti Pu Train Station (as busy as Waterloo and as cosmopolitan in all ways), nearly all rooms face the tranquil court yard. Noise is not a problem whatsoever. The rates are very reasonable and inc. a good buffet breakfast. It was the little extras that clinced it such as the very helpful, multi-lingual staff, free luggage store, air-conditioned rooms, free safe in your room, etc. For those non-smokers, reception is an open area and smoking is permitted, however, not in the breakfast room so it wasn't a problem. The Hotel itself has a Baroque feel on the outside, however, has shops along the ground floor so the entrance looks quite hidden - the reception is on the 5th floor - there are apartments on the rest. There is a doorman at night (friendly too) - all in all a good, very economical hotel with great public transport links and only 3 metro stops from the Danube 'view of the castle' restaurant area (Deak Ferenc Ter). Would highly recommend for a good, clean, friendly hotel - not too many frills but all the basics are of a high standard :)

      Great place to stay


      I do not hesitate in recommending this hotel to anyone who wants a comfortable stay in the centre of Budapest.

      We stayed there in June 2004. Prices are reasonable, our room was large, clean and comfortable. Great shower. A big asset of this hotel is their staff, who are efficient, friendly and speak very good English.

      The breakfast is included in the price and is excellent.

      The hotel is very well located on Baross Ter (Square), next to a tube station, major bus routes and a major train station. We actually walked to the city every time we wandered to Pest, but for Buda the buses or trams are very convenient.

      Even though the hotel is no a major city centre road, it was very quiet as rooms face a courtyard off the road, so noise is not a problem.

      Great place to stay

      Wondeful stay!


      We spent 3 days last week at this hotel. We were approached by one of their associates at the train station (they have a booth there) upon our arrival in Budapest. The hotel occupies the top floors of a well kept apartment building across from the Keleti train station. The reception area is sleek and modern, with a good selection of pamphlets, postcards, etc. The staff speak excellent English and were very friendly. We paid approx $80 USD per night (I am sure that people pay more in busy times) for a large room overlooking the surprisingly quiet shopping area around the station with a double bed and two singles. The room had a TV and minibar and was en-suite. The bathroom was imacculate and the bed was extremely comfortable. The breakfast was very generous and included in the room rate: scrambled eggs, meat, cheeses, yogurt, cereals, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and a variety of spreads for rolls. The final benefit of our stay was that we were in front of a metro line and had easy and quick transport to the different sights of Budapest.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Baross City Hotel Budapest

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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