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4.5 out of 5

"We stayed at the Sofitel on our last night in Budapest after celebrating our wedding as a treat, and it certainly didn't disappoint us! On our arriva ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 30 Jul 2017

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Szechenyi Chain Bridge. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. Built in 1982, this 5-star hotel has 357 rooms over 8 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and deep-soaking bathtubs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with Select Comfort beds, deep-soaking bathtubs and 24-hour room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Treat yourself to massages, manicures and pedicures or body wraps at Sofitel Bridge SPA
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre and a sauna
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the overall comfort and low noise level
  • Steps from Szechenyi Chain Bridge and 7 minutes on foot from St. Stephen's Basilica
  • Airport and local-area shuttle service available for a fee
  • Pets welcome for a fee

Classic Room (Street view)

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£101* Per night/room 1 Dec - 2 Dec

Superior Room, City View (Street View)

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room (Street view)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Prestige)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Luxury Room, River View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Exclusive Room, River View (Club)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge ratings based on 49 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Everyone (21) Couples (20) Business (1) Family (1) Friends (3) Other (1)
3 out of 5
The location is great and so were the bell staff. Unfortunately the rooms are so dated and don’t have the modern facilities you would expect in a 5 star hotel, including plug sockets!! The bar has zero atmosphere and the worst cocktail menu.

Posted by on 1 Mar 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Mar 2019 by Erika Kollarova

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences about your stay at Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge. It is glad to know that you were pleased with the excellent location of our Hotel and the service received from our Bellboy Team. However, we were truly sorry to read that you were not fully satisfied with the overall condition of the room and you experienced inconvenience due to the number of electric outlets, that we would like to sincerely apologize for. We would like apologize as well that the atmosphere of the our bar and the cocktail selection did not meet your expectations. We appreciate you sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely yours, Erika Kollarova Guest Experience Specialist

5 out of 5

Amazing hotel on the bank of the Danube

Pros: The fantastic room, the helpful and friendly staff, and the food at the Paris cafe.
We stayed at the Sofitel on our last night in Budapest after celebrating our wedding as a treat, and it certainly didn't disappoint us! On our arrival we were told that we had been selected as their guests of the day which entitled us to a room upgrade and access to the executive lounge, where we were able to sit and relax with free food and drink while our room was becoming ready. The staff were all extremely helpful and friendly with nothing being too much trouble for them. The room that we stayed in was fantastic it was on the 7th floor looking out towards Buda hill, with all of the most popular landmarks visible. The bed was extremely comfortable, with a pillow menu available just in case the pre-selected pillow wasn't suitable. We couldn't rate our stay at the Sofitel high enough.

Posted by , from UK on 30 Jul 2017

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4 out of 5

Was good but not the best

Well, the hotel is in a prime area. Very nice view from the Launge in the 8th floor. The room was fine but the Air conditioning was not really enough for the family room. Kids had problem sleeping due to air not getting to them.

Posted by , from Al Balushi on 21 Jul 2016

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4 out of 5

Let themselves down

Nice hotel, let down by the fact that the gym (essential when I plan trips) was closed without having let me know at check in or at any time in the booking process. Would use the Intercon or Kempinski next time.

Posted by on 18 Feb 2015

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4 out of 5

City break with friends

Lovely staff, very attentive and our needs taken care of very well.

Posted by on 25 Sep 2014

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4 out of 5

Good location,

but overpriced breakfast - don't worry, there are a lot of good choices on the street.

Posted by on 24 Aug 2013

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3 out of 5

Not great, definately not a 5 star!!!

Great location and great concierge service! However, I would expect that a 5 star would provide complimentary bottles of water every night, not just the first night! Same for tea & coffee - not replenished and only one breakfast tea bag provided! Free wi-fi was one of the amenities advertised, however if a certain number of people are logged in at the same time (which was the case almost always!) you have to pay for it!!! Reception staff not too happy if you bring this up with them either! Cleaning only consists of making the bed and cleaning bathroom, no other tydying up done. Bed was broken in the room so every time you turned from one side to another it would make a lot of noise - so needless to say - didnt sleep great! Would not recommend!

Posted by on 3 Jan 2013

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5 out of 5

Excellent Romantic Break

Our welcome to the Hotel was warm and very helpful with great advice on local attractions. The Hotel is very comfortable and extremely clean and well presented. Situated at the Chain Bridge we had an excellent view of the Chain Bridge and Royal Palace, which was a picture at night. A big thank you to the staff as we had a very enjoyable stay. I highly recommend this Hotel

Posted by on 1 Dec 2011

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Oct 2019

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5 out of 5

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About the Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Location Szechenyi Istvan ter 2, Budapest, 1051

Property Features

Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business centre and a limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 12917 square feet (1200 square metres) and includes conference centres. A fitness centre, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This Art Deco Budapest hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 357 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 12917 sq ft of conference space
  • 1200 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1982
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.) (21.2 km / 13.2 mi)
  • Train station: Budapest-Nyugati Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Vorosmarty Square Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge offers 357 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Select Comfort beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Paris Budapest Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Spa Services

Sofitel Bridge SPA has 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: HUF 9000 per pet (varies based on length of stay), plus a deposit of HUF 9000 per stay

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 3.39 per cent city/local tax will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: HUF 8700 for adults and HUF 0 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: HUF 15000 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self-parking fee: HUF 8500 per night
  • Valet parking fee: HUF 8500 per night
  • Pet deposit: HUF 9000 per stay
  • Pet fee: HUF 9000 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Early check-in fee: HUF 15000 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: HUF 15000 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge
  • Sofitel Chain
  • Sofitel Chain Hotel
  • Sofitel Chain Hotel Budapest Bridge
  • Accor Budapest Chain Bridge
  • Budapest Sofitel
  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel Budapest
  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel
  • Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel
  • Sofitel Chain Bridge
  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel
  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Budapest
  • Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel Budapest

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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