Whenever you arrive to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport or any of the railway stations (Keleti pu or Nyugati pu), the easiest way to get to Casati Budapest Hotel is by our transfer service. Secure your transfer by reserving it at least 1 day before your arrival and our cab driver will be waiting for you at the gate, holding a sign with your name.
Rate: approx. EUR 30 from the airport and EUR 10 from the railway stations.
CITY TOURS AND PROGRAMMES
Rate: approx. EUR 21-25
Are you ready to discover Budapest? We offer you a 2-hour city tour that allows you to quickly discover the key sights of the Hungarian capital. Get a taste of the city! The Heroes Square, the State Opera House, the Hungarian Parliament, the Royal Palace and the Citadel (photo opportunity) are awaiting your visit. As an alternative, our 3-hour Grand City Tour provides you an opportunity for a walk in the Castle District, enjoying its unique medieval atmosphere and history.
Duration: 2-3 hours (City Tour)
Duration: 4.5 hours (Parliament + City Tour)
Take the opportunity to visit the impressive House of Parliament. After a walk around Hungary’s largest building, we invite you on a guided tour in the magnificent Neo-Gothic interior, featuring a splendid session room and impressive staircases. See the 1 000 years old Holy Hungarian Crown!
Duration: 1 or 1.5 hours (Parliament Tour)
‘Hop on, Hop off’
You can hop-on and hop-off at different landmarks around the city. Enjoy your most individual tour in 16 languages! The ticket is valid for 48 hours, includes 2 bus lines and a boat trip.
River Cruise (Legend)
Float through Budapest! This is your chance to lay back and relax on the wavy, breezy cruise upon the river. Let the Danube gently rock you into the heart of the city, the lovely Margaret Island. Feel free to step off-board, wander around on your own and let the nature lull you. The legends of Budapest come alive during the 90 minutes long boat cruise. Enjoy the programme in 30 languages and watch a movie presenting you the most famous monuments of the city. Two drinks and free wireless Internet are included in the admission price.
Duration: approximately 1.5 hours
Dinner & cruise with live music
At nights, the vibrant city calms down a little bit. Lights are lit and the streets are shrouded into twilight. This programme is created for those who want to enjoy the wonderful view of the city in a candlelight atmosphere and have a romantic dinner, or just a few drinks, with live music on a boat.
Duration: 1.5 hours
The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble and the Rajko Folk Ensemble are three of the best formations playing traditional Hungarian music. Gain insight into the folk music, dance and costume heritage of Hungary and other areas inhabited by Hungarians!
Visiting Budapest cannot be complete without visiting one of its world-famous thermal spring spas. We offer you entrance tickets for the two most elegant thermal baths of Budapest, the Szechenyi Bath and the Gellert Bath.
Csaba Csetneki - Tour guide – English, Hungarian
Price: EUR 40 per person
Welcome to Budapest, Pearl of the Danube! Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities on earth, this central European capital is home to 80 geothermal springs, the world’s largest thermal water cave system, enchanting parks, romantic streets, dozens of World Heritage sites, and hundreds of internationally renowned museums, cafés, shops, and clubs. The city’s fascinating, eclectic, millennia-old history excites and stimulates at every turn, and its pulsating 21st century dynamism breathes a thrilling energy into even the narrowest of charming side streets. Come discover this captivating capital, and let Csaba show you what makes Budapest the Danube’s true “pearl.”
Duration: appx. half day, 4hrs tours
(Grand Budapest Sightseeing, Budapest by Night, Jewish Budapest, Architecture Walk, Historic Walk of Buda, Turnth of Century, Grand Cafes... Your Customised Special Tour...)
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Visit the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth, commonly known as Sissi, in Gödöllő (the second largest Baroque castle of the world). You’ll be able to visit the same hallways, staircases and park of this amazing palace as the beloved princess used to walk through. The tour ends at the city centre.
Duration: 4 hours
What is the Puszta exactly? It’s the Hungarian Great Plains where you can get a feel of the typical countryside vibe. Take part in an exciting horse show and carriage ride, taste the delicious meals and wines and listen to authentic Gypsy music. The tour ends at the hotel.
Duration: 8 hours
Danube Bend tour
Enjoy the remarkable city of Esztergom (centre of the Catholic Church), the old medieval town of Visegrád (a former royal residence) and the magical artists’ village of Szentendre in a single day! The tour offers you a photo opportunity from the Slovakian side of the river, with the best views of the splendor of Esztergom. And the fun is not over yet! Get ready to float back to Budapest by boat at the end of the day.
Duration: 9 hours
Herend & Lake Balaton tour
Combine culture and nature in a single trip! Get a first-hand glimpse of the world-famous Herend Porcelain Manufacture products in production and buy your souvenir and then enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Hungarian sea, Lake Balaton, from the ramparts of the Tihany Abbey. After a delicious lunch in a traditional Csárda, take a walk along the lake in Balatonfüred or visit the oldest spa in the area. The tour ends at the hotel.
Duration: 9 hours
Wine tour in Etyek
Take a lazy walk around the Etyek wine cellars, taste the delicious wines and finish with a traditional Hungarian dinner. Discover the delicacies of the Etyek-Buda wine region and learn the secrets of winemaking from local winemakers.
Trabant/Barkas (2 stroke engine, chassis made of cardboard and plastic) sightseeing tour
DictaTour (history of Hungarian Communism)
City tour by bike
Some of the best venues and restaurants in town are within walking distance.
Rézkakas bistro (10 min on foot)
Rézkakas bistro is glad to welcome its guests in the heart of the downtown, only a few steps from the St. Stephen’s Basilica, 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The cuisine mixes ancient Hungarian ingredients and spices with the elements of modern gastronomic culture, offered with a selection of great Hungarian wines. It meets the requirements of the guest of today in terms of tastes and look. A virtuoso gypsy band takes care about an enjoyable atmosphere every evening.
The „gourmet shop” of the restaurant offers a wide range of hand-made Hungarian products.
Halászbástya restaurant (10 min by taxi)
Ask for a table by the window and enjoy the breath-taking view from the Fisherman’s Bastion over the river and the whole city. The elegance and charm of this restaurant, beautifully presented food excellent wines definitely make it recommendable. Lunch is less expensive (-30%) but dinner is more romantic when all the beautiful buildings are illuminated.
Callas Café & restaurant (2 min on foot)
Situated right next to the Opera, an ideal place for a cocktail before going to the theatre, or for supper after an opera performance, the delicacies of its in-house patisserie and the choice dishes of its menu also tempt guests in for breakfast and lunch. The art déco-style classic coffee house in the evening is a particularly attractive supper venue, where guests are entertained with live salon music.
Menza (2 min on foot)
Menza offers so much more than the double treat of coffee and sunbath on the terrace from early spring to late autumn: they are passionate about serving delicious food all through the year. Although the name of the restaurant refers to canteens of the Socialist era, its interrior design and cuisine provides a more sophisticated take on the past that is fine tuned to match contemporary sensibilities. Merging the savoir vivre of modern downtown restaurants with the relaxed atmosphere Budapest’s 1960s coffe bars, Menza is all about enjoying life.
Két szerecsen (1 min on foot)
Két Szerecsen is an ageless place. Két Szerecsen is a meeting point. Két Szerecsen is a coffeehouse in the old sense, where you can drop by in the morning, at noon or late at night. Where you can always see a smiling face. Where we await you with delicious food, in addition to excellent coffee. Where the cuisine blends simplicity with sophistication, and classical with trendy. The traditional flavours of a Parisian bistro with the stylish meals of modern gastronomy.
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CAR & BIKE RENTAL
The Receptionists are glad to call any of the car & bike rental companies.
We are in the district where the most of the famous ruinpubs are. This kind of bar or pub is something typical of Budapest and extremely popular among young or elder, Hungarian or foreigners. It’s a MUST!
Szimpla Kert used to be the first one and now it chosen (by the readers of the Lonely Planet guide book) the best bar in the world.
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