Fortuna Boat Hotel, Budapest

Szent Istvan Park, Lower Quay Budapest City Budapest
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Hotel Info

Overview

Offering unique accommodation in the centre of Budapest, the Fortuna Boat Hotel was originally a holiday ship which cruised up and down the Danube until 1992. The boat was refurbished in 2000 and now offers three-star accommodation with 44 rooms on the main and upper deck for a truly different city break experience in Budapest. The ship is anchored on the Pest side of Budapest between the Margaret and Arpad bridges opposite Margaret Island. The hotel has access to all major train stations and international bus stations within 15 minutes and you will find trolley stops 76 and 79 in the immediate vicinity, at Szent Istvan Park, and tram stops 2, 4 and 6 at Jaszai Mari ter. If you arrive by car, you can park in front of the ship, on the lower quay for free. The Fortuna Boat Hotels comfortable guestrooms offer a romantic atmosphere and enjoy great views. All rooms are individually air conditioned and have satellite TV, minibars and telephones. The main deck is also home to the hotels reception and the elegant Lord Nelson restaurant where you can enjoy excellent cuisine and a variety of drinks. During the summer months you can dine outside on the grill terrace with live music to accompany the great views of Budapest.

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK + 1 Hour
  • Currency Ft Forint
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Facilities

Hotel facilities

Wifi

  • Free WiFi - Public Areas
  • Free Wi-Fi

Food & Drink

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free breakfast

Services & Shops

  • Airport transportation
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Event catering
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Laundry facilities

General Info

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Eurocard
  • Conference center
  • Check-out by 10:00 AM
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Security guard
  • Multilingual staff
  • Check-in time starts 2:00 PM
  • Total number of rooms 42
  • Number of floors 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Pets accepted
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of buildings/towers 1

Parking

  • Parking nearby

Room facilities

Room Amenities

  • In-room safe

Rooms & Comfort

  • Water view
  • River view
  • Air conditioning
  • City view
  • Nearest airport
  • Time zone UK + 1 Hour
  • Currency Ft Forint
  • Plug

Why book With alpharooms?

  • No booking fees
  • Includes taxes and charges
  • Proudly operating for 18 years
  • 500,000+ travellers away in 2016
  • 'Best Hotel Booking Website' 2016 & 17
TTA Protection
ATOL bonded

2017 British Travel Awards Winner

At a Glance

Board basis explained

Board basis explained

...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.

...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.

...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.

...means that breakfast is included in the price.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.

...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.

Location

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Attractions Nearby

  • Mindcrime 0.38 miles
  • Margaret Bridge 0.41 miles
  • Mystique Room 0.43 miles
  • Comedy Theatre of Budapest 0.46 miles
  • Hungarian Parliament Building 0.48 miles
  • Moró Antik 0.50 miles
  • WestEnd City Center 0.50 miles
  • Lasergame Lasertag 0.50 miles
  • Margaret Island 0.58 miles
  • Leo Frankel Synagogue 0.64 miles
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Resort Info

Budapest

Budapest

Hotels and Apartments in Budapest

A beautiful ancient city, Budapest is a favourite holiday spot for families, couples and solo travellers seeking to discover the rich culture, authentic food, historical landmarks and bustling nightlife in a European city. The properties available for stay in the city are far less expensive than Paris and offers a range of options to choose from.

Visitors can look for hotels to premium resorts to self-catering apartments to enjoy a lovely and relaxing stay here. Both luxury and cheap hotel in Budapest are available to cater every style of travellers. Buda Castle Fashion Hotel, Hilton Budapest, Baltazár Budapest and Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest are some of the luxurious properties, located in the affluent neighbourhoods.  Affordable options like Mamaison Hotel Andrassy Budapest, Hotel Palazzo Zichy and Casati Budapest Hotel are good to book your stay if you’re planning for low cost holidays to Budapest. Make your booking from Alpharooms, which can help you get cheap hotels in Budapest. Choose from an excellent list of hotels and apartment that suites you best.  

About Budapest

Budapest is beautifully set along the Danube with Buda Hills in the backdrop. The capital city of Hungary has a mix of its elegant architecture and sophisticated scene and this favourite European destination’s much of the city centre has been designated as a World Heritage Site.

Its history stretches back through the centuries as a spa town, owing to the extensive network of natural hot springs under the city. The best way to explore this beautiful city is by foot as you stroll through the streets, soaking up the atmosphere. Aquincum Museum, Nagytétény Castle Museum, The Royal Palace that now houses the Hungarian National gallery are some of the best attractions to visit in the capital. If you’re seeking low cost holidays to Budapest, book cheap flights and hotels in Budapest from Alpharooms, which offers some great deals at the most competitive rates. 

Where to stay in Budapest

Budapest is a much loved destination and one of the most visited European city. If you are planning for Budapest holiday, book your accommodation first according to your area of interest and enjoy all the great experience that the picturesque city has in offer for you. Your summer holidays in Budapest is going to be amazing staying in one of the most beautiful cities that offers a range of relaxing accommodation option to suite every style of travellers.  

The distinct neighbourhoods of the city where you book your hotel or accommodation in Budapest include- stay in city’s historic heartland, Castle Hill or Downtown District, which is a hotspot for restaurants, bars and cafés and home to Vörösmarty Square and St Stephen’s Basilica. Downtown is also amongst tourist’s favourites.

Terézváros (District Vi) is another popular neighbourhood apart from Erzsébetváros (District Vii), which is city’s Jewish quarter. Staying in any of these neighbourhoods will be an amazing experience altogether, giving you the taste of its rich culture. If you’re looking for cheap hotels in Budapest, it would be good to book your stay away from the touristy grid.

What to see

Budapest, the capital of Hungary is known for its captivating history and the bright, laid-back contemporary artistic style. The city enjoys the honour for being home to many of the UNESCO world heritage sites, that help it in attracting thousands of travellers every year, regardless of the month or season. Also, Budapest is considered amongst the most beautiful cities in Europe with amazing architecture, lovely Squares and charming neighbourhoods, which can be best explored on foot.

Visit historic Castle Hill, famous Budapest Opera House or take a refreshing dip and relax in one of Budapest's famous baths, especially Szechenyi Bath. To witness marvellous architecture, pay a visit to Hungary's Parliament Building and also explore the Óbuda, which is the oldest and lesser known part of Budapest. Also keep Budapest Fairy Tale Castle (Vajdahunyad Castle) and Buda Castle on your wish list during your trip here. 

Apart from all these, Budapest holidays are incomplete without savouring yummy local cuisine, browsing cool, funky shops, walking across the Chain Bridge or enjoying a stroll on Andrássy Avenue to Heroes' Square. No wonder, the city will mesmerize you with its unconventional charm. For stay, book your accommodation in Budapest in advance to find the best abode at competitive prices.

Budapest’s vibrant Nightlife

The nightlife in Budapest is very popular for its bars, but the varied lively nightclubs of the capital will surely leave an impression on you. As the night falls, visit the city’s best ruin bars, rooftop bars and other outdoor venues, hosting concerts of different musical genres.

You can also head to funky night clubs dancing to the beats of the DJ’s. One of the most popular night venues is The Széchenyi Bath. This is the one of the oldest and largest spa complexes in Europe, where visitors enjoy spa along with disco lights in different shades and the music played by the popular DJs. Spa, drinks and music makes it an ideal combination for everyone to enjoy the nightlife in a distinct way. Some chic and trendy places in Budapest, catering to catering to every type of guests include- Corvin Club & Roof Terrace, Boutiq' Bar, New York Café, Divino Borbar, among others.

Food scene in Budapest

Budapest in true sense is for food lovers as it has the specialities of Hungarian gastronomy. Go to get a taste of the city in the Seventh District, which is popular for the abundance of international eats and lively bars. Another best place that is a foodie’s dream is Karaván, which is a beer garden filled with street food stalls. Here, you can savour traditional fare along with new trends. Don’t miss the specialities, lángos and fried flatbread, which are served with cheese and sour cream.

If you’re looking for a beautiful coffeehouse in Budapest, the 19th-century New York Café, which a par excellence in terms of both food and interior.  For a complete relaxing experience and to enjoy your favourite drink and delicious late night snack, head to Szimpla Kert. It is a unique spot and one of Budapest’s “ruin pubs,” eateries, which is nestled in the charming old buildings. Other good options in the city includes Bors GasztroBár, Koleves Vendéglo / Stonesoup Restobar, Mazel Tov and Paprika Vendéglo, among others. Hungarians take their food seriously and offers dishes for pretty much every type of eater, so you’ll surely be spoilt with choices.

Shopping

Tourists can scour the city for anything, from vintage clothing, to trendy Hungarian fashion and to traditional liquor to unusual souvenirs that caters to even the most ardent shopaholics.  Budapest has something for everyone to enjoy. The main shopping areas in Budapest is nestled in Pest's City Center and the popular design street is called Király utca.

Whether you’re looking for gift galleries, home-improvement shops or funky boutiques or handmade show shop, Budapest is a reservoir of all such unique stuff.  Other famous street is Váci Street, which is home to numerous fashionable shops, restaurants and cafés.  Neighbouring streets like Fashion Street on Deák Ferenc utca, where branded stores like Hugo Boss, Max Mara, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste are located is also good for shopping latest products. The capital is known for its emerging design scene owing to its home grown fashion. Find shops you won’t find anywhere else, selling creations by talented Hungarian designers. The best thing you can bring back home as a souvenir from Budapest are wine, especially Tokaji, and porcelain.

What you need to know

Budapest the capital of Hungary is a popular holiday destination, catering to families, couples and solo travellers equally. The city has so many things to explore and activities to do that there is something for everyone to enjoy. Thanks to the cheap accommodation, scrumptious food, architectural wonders and rich museums, tourists find the city absolutely fascinating. The city is best explored on foot or by bike. A nice warm weather and plenty of sunlight in summer makes it the best time to visit the city. Accommodation in Budapest are available in different choices and caters to every taste and budget of travellers. 

Fast Facts About Budapest

  • Nearest airports- Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport
  • Flight time from UK- 5 hours
  • Currency: Hungarian forint (Ft).
  • Language spoken: Hungarian
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