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Olomouc, Czech Republic
Reviewed 13 November 2016

If someone wish to experience, how it was to be a tourist before 1989 (I was), Mátyás is the right place. I have experience with several three star hotels in Budapest (Universities mostly don't allow higher class) but this was really the top. OK, the hotel notes on the website that you may register after three o'clock in the afternoon...

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Zsuzsanna C, Ügyvezető igazgató at City Hotel Matyas, responded to this review

Dear Wilken E, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your stay on Tripadvisor. In 2016 we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the hotel opening, it started to operate in 1996 as a pension and due to extension currently has 3* hotel classification. The 3pm check in and 11am check out times are commonly used in...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Well positioned. Near Danube River and main pedestrian mall full of shops and restaurants. Room was clean and well serviced. However it was all downhill from there. Converted Apartment buildings very run down and not well maintained. Don't know what you are going to get when you have to interact with reception. Depends on who is on duty and their...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely clean basic room. Service at Reception was really efficient, and helpful. Really well placed for all sights, and places to eat and drink. Will definitely consider staying here again. Great place for a walk up gellert hill, amazing view!

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This Hotel has friendly and helpfully staff. Good size of the room. Good beds and clean! If you have some problem with walking and carrying your luggage, it is not a Hotel for you. Lot of coffeshops, winebars and restaurangs around. Just 100m to Vaci Uta. Perfect near to a stop for the Hop On buses.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Really, it is worst hotel I ever stayed in Budapest. In details: you will have little, dark and boring room with very dated and very cheap interior. It likes you've back to Soviet Budapest in early 80's. Obviously it is not a room where you will like relax or spend an evening. You will try to dodge this room, but...

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Zsuzsanna C, Ügyvezető igazgató at City Hotel Matyas, responded to this review

Dear ViktorNovakSK, Thank you sharing your experiences and photos about our hotel. We regret that you were not completely satisfied with our services. The hotel rooms were created in a historical building and this feature gives our uniqueness among most of the hotels in Budapest. Concerning the broken night lamp, we kindly ask our guests to inform the front desk...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Really pleased with this hotel! We stayed here for 5 nights. First impressions were good, Friendly chap behind reception, basic but clean rooms. We went exploring and came across loads of decent bars and restaurants on the doorstep :-) We spend 2 days at Sziget festival, which was about 15 min in a taxi, so if that was our sole...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The rooms in this hotel were average, but the location is great and the price was attractive. Close to many sights and attractions as well as restaurants. It was all we needed for a 3 day stay in Budapest.

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Birchington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The best thing to say about this hotel is that it is ideally located in the city centre, but so are many other far superior hotels. The CHM has an awkward unattractive entrance with stone stairs to one building containing the reception area. The rooms, in a separate annex building, are again up further stairs and the alone up/down corridors...

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Conception Bay South, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This was my first trip to Budapest and chose the Matyas for its location and the price was very appealing. The hotel is in an excellent location, next to Elizabeth Bridge, the Buddha Bar was across the street, Vaci utca (pedestrian street) just steps away and The Great Market Hall is about a 10 minute walk right at the end...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Decent sized room with small en-suite bathroom with shower. Comfortable bed and pillow. Facing the front so too noisy to have windows open on a hot night (25c) when we were there. Guy on front desk was very helpful and let us put our cases in one of our rooms which was ready, two hours before check in as well...

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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The City Hotel Matyas is located in the heart of the downtown just 50 meters from the famous Vaci Street, with its most exclusive shops and restaurants. The monument building hotel has 85 modern rooms; some of which have a fascinating panoramic Danube and Buda Castle view, guaranteeing an unforgettable stay in Budapest. The buffet breakfast for the hotel guests are served in the famous Matyas Pince (Matthias Cellar) Restaurant, where also traditional and international dishes are available for lunch or dinner. The well-equipped rooms ensure a pleasant vacation for individual guests and groups arriving to Budapest on business or leisure. Standard room: each of the comfortable, bright rooms has bathroom with shower. Rooms are fitted with either a double bed or separate twin beds. Average size of rooms: 20 m2. Room fittings: bathroom with shower, telephone, radio, TV with satellite channels, pay-TV, fridge, air-conditioning on request.Other services: hair dryer (upon request), free Internet corner, safe at the reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Hotel Matyas

Address: Marcius 15. ter 7 - 8, Budapest 1056, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City
Price Range: $64 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Hotel Matyas 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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“Ask for a renovated room overlooking the back courtyard, as it is really quiet for such a central location.”
 of 5 bubbles carolbY5404NR, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I cannot say but my room was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles issei2, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view”
 of 5 bubbles zsuzsasuteu, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any "good rooms".”
 of 5 bubbles LionelInHook, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were on first floor above the reception. Some noise in the morning from guests talking on their way to and from the reception/lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles leonard465, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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