Hotel Castle Garden
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Our train arrived at Budapest station around 8.45am on Tuesday morning. Despite it being a fun adventure travelling in a rail cabin, sleep opportunity was minimal and we stepped onto the platform rather tired and drained, almost feeling jet lagged. All in all, our arrival here didn't feel particularly friendly or welcome. We were heckled by cab …
- My advice was to dive right into the Budapest nightlife and come up for air the next day at one of the many thermal baths in the city.
- Something we all appreciated about Budapest was how inexpensive the lifestyle is. We definitely took advantage of the delicious food on more than one occasion, simply because we could afford to without feeling guilty (about spending our money that is, not necessarily guilt free calories!)
I left ...
... t normally give a toss to listen to, members of the group (eleven of us) would disappear and then reappear and it was a job to keep tabs on who'd gone where. Somehow, when it was time to go and we gathered outside the front doors, everyone was present and correct. And miraculously still standing upright.
I truthfully cannot remember the last time I enjoyed a night out like that. At one stage, standing at the bar, I looked back at my group and was reminded so much ...
... it is not among the greatest, in beauty and the quality of acoustics the Budapest Opera House is considered to be amongst the finest opera houses in the world.
The auditorium holds 1261 seats. It is horseshoe shaped and – according to measurements done in the 1970s by a group of international engineers – has the third ...
... By now it was raining again and we didn't feel inclined to find our way down to the river to look for the 'pretty' bit.
So we pressed on the last few miles to Budapest. We got a bit lost looking for the ring road - the MO so went into the carpark of a big Auchan( French s'mkt chain - Tesco is on the other side of the city!)
We got some florints from the cash point - 330f = £1 and made use of their carpark ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility