Lido Hotel Budapest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we decided to try a particular ice cream we had seen a number of people indulging in whilst sitting at St Stephen’s Basilica the previous evening. These ice creams were unique in that they were shaped like flower petals which obviously made their Instagram appeal instant. We had seen a number of people taking selfies with them and had long ago adopted the mantra of, if you can’t beat them, join them.
Albeit expensive, I have to admit they were ...
... wine that we had been carefully keeping half full so that we could walk home. The 'rule' is that an empty glass will be refilled so if you do not want to keep drinking, you shouldn't empty your glass. The wine was good and I wasn't opposed to drinking more, except that 1) my glass was getting refilled whenever Keith's glass was emptied and 2) they weren't serving themselves more every time they served us more, which just starts to feel embarrassing!
... Built in 1895-1902 it is truly over the top: it has domes, it has spires, it's neoclassical, neo-baroque and was also high tech for its time, with some of the first electric elevators in the world, central heating AND air conditioning (using ice-cooled air). When built, there was a series of water pipes under the floor with open grates at each seat. In the winters warm air would rise through the vents and in the summer cool water in the pipes would be blown through the grates using ...
... find it still pouring outside. With no alternative one of the group wandered back indoors to request a cab home... and she was never seen from again.
Nah, this story has a happy ending. After they each checked their reflections in the mirror they waited outdoors for their Taxi and made it safely home. But they will never forget the night they stumbled upon Dracula's Lair and were fortunate enough to walk out as human as they were when they ...
... returning to Vienna, and there was our plastic sleeve with everything intact. Phew!! That was the biggest sigh of relief ever!
Our last trip here was a strange one. We were in Budapest on St Stephen’s day (Hungary’s big national holiday). It was stinking hot, and there was a Redbull air race and market stalls set up all along the Danube with people everywhere. Basically the whole city had been turned into one big festival. We had a wonderful day visiting all ...