Regional Director, Public Relations
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
86 Fetter Lane
London EC4A 1EN
Tel: +44 207 012 7323
Mobile: +44 7900 505 054
A home away from home for Middle Eastern visitors
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – January 10, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest, is the company’s glittering first property in Hungary. Located in downtown Budapest on historic Elizabeth Square, moments away from the Danube River and vibrant Fashion Street, with its luxury boutiques and seasonal market, the recently-opened hotel, is located in a historic, protected building dating back over one hundred years.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has a legacy of catering for guests from the Middle East throughout its global properties, and this new hotel is no exception, providing the utmost of luxury accommodations, comfort, and care, all tailored to the needs of Arabic travellers.
The Hotel awaits Arabic guests with a wide-range of amenities and services that will make their stay more pleasant from Middle-Eastern refreshments to prayer accessories.
With two restaurants to choose from, the Kupola Lounge, situated beneath the magnificent stained glass cupola, and Deák St Kitchen, a relaxed eatery with outside terrace, guests may also enjoy Halal meals, supplied upon request.
With thirty magnificent suites, ranging in size from 58 to 115 square metres, the hotel is perfectly placed for visitors looking to experience luxury in the capital of Hungary. The Ritz-Carlton Suite is the pinnacle of the property for those looking for the very best in splendour, style, and elegance. At 115 square metres, this is the largest suite, with magnificent windows and balcony, all offering breath-taking views of Elizabeth Square, across the city and high into the lush, green, Buda Hills. Inspired by the Danube River, and showcasing bespoke carpets and furnishings, the suite features a separate living room, bedroom and dining area. With a marble full Master bathroom featuring a bathtub, separate walk-in rainforest shower and underfloor heating, there is also a half guest bathroom for visitors. Naturally, the most premium suite offers exclusive Club Lounge access with culinary offerings, complementary business services, private check-in options, and dedicated personal service from the Club Concierge.
Next in line is The Chairman Suite, accommodating up to four people, in a timelessly elegant décor. Featuring the same exquisite style and number of rooms, this suite also features a furnished outdoor balcony overlooking Fashion Street, which maximises the incredible view from the top floor of the hotel, with a far-reaching vista over the remarkable and beautiful city centre. Other accommodation options include Junior, Club and Carlton suites, plus deluxe and superior rooms.
In recent years, Budapest has become an unrivalled European destination. With its unique history and wealth of world heritage sites, few other cities can rival its charms. Two separate cities, Buda and Pest, until 1873, the two still retain their different characters, offering visitors diverse attractions including the Buda Castle District and the renowned thermal & medicinal spas. For those looking to explore the city, a refined limousine service, offers a relaxed transportation method and easy passage to the multitude of exceptional sights. Whilst for those who wish to see the city from a different viewpoint, a number of tours are available by boat, sailing down The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, the banks of which are acclaimed UNESCO heritage sites.
In addition to history and protected districts, the city is also home to a number of exceptional restaurants, including those which focus on halal cuisine, and shisha bars, ensuring that Arabic guests in Hungary’s most remarkable city are more than taken care of and receive the warmest of welcomes.