Top 5 Budapest’s Cafés with a Classical taste for Culture
The coffee houses of Budapest have a unique charm. Guests visiting the coffee shops here can admire the beautiful interiors that are deeply rooted in the city’s history, turning a simple coffee run into a rich cultural experience. Just one visit to a café around town will have you traveling back in time to the early 20th century, when Budapest was known as the city of cafés.
Explore Christmas Markets in Budapest
The Christmas season in Budapest is truly the most beautiful and a delightful sensory experience of the year: full of colours, festive sounds, and enticing smells. From mid-November through December, the city comes to life as outdoor holiday markets pop-up throughout the town selling arts and crafts, unique locally-produced souvenirs, clothing and so much more. Even if you don’t plan to do much shopping, the atmosphere is fun and many markets offer fantastic seasonal foods and warm drinks. Here is our
Enchanted, Spectacular and Spooky, Oh My!
In NYC, Halloween is more than just a holiday, it’s a month-long celebration! From pumpkin carving and costume parades to spooky stories and creepy critter demonstrations, there’s a great mix of fun to be had this month leading up to All Hallows’ Eve. NYC’s biggest Halloween extravaganza is surely the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31st at 7pm, but don’t wait until then to start celebrating! Here are some other fantastic events around Manhattan that guarantee visitors a frighteningly good time:
Wake Up with Coffee in NYC!
It’s no surprise that the city that never sleeps must be home to some of the best coffee shops! Even on vacation, we all need a little pick-me-up. Not only do all of our hotels offer complimentary coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day in our clubrooms, we’ve got the best recommendations for java in the city! There are so many coffee spots to try and our fabulous intern, Christina, has compiled a list of a few NYC local favorites!
New York City for a Family on the Go
At the Library Hotel Collection, we want each of our guests to have the best experience possible while staying with us! We are so fortunate to have four unique properties in New York City, all of which offer our Signature Style of Hospitality to travelers from around the world. We would love to assist you in finding the best hotel for your visit to ‘The Big Apple’, so please don’t hesitate to contact our skilled Guest Service Agents with any
Be a part of the movies in NYC!
Lights, camera, action! When it comes to movie backdrops it’s no surprise that New York City is one of the biggest hot spots. The flashy lights, tall buildings, and sea of yellow cabs can instantly make you feel as though you’ve walked onto the set of a Hollywood film! Our fabulous intern, Christina, put together a list of your favorite movies and shows filmed in NYC and all of their featured iconic sights, restaurants, museums, and more! Chances are you’ll be
The Empire State Building and Her Luminous Glow
We’ve all heard that New York City is the city that never sleeps. Could it be because of all the bright lights that surround us throughout the night and into the wee hours of the morning? Times Square has always been the first to come to mind when people speak of the glow of Manhattan. It wasn’t until I moved into a quaint third floor walk up in Williamsburg that that conception had changed for me. The Empire State Building
Celebrate the 4th of July in NYC
For those of you who are coming to New York City to celebrate all things America for the Independence Day Weekend, you are in for a real treat! In celebration of our nations birthday, the Library Hotel Collection has created your go-to guide this holiday to ensure you get the best view of the 40th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks! Below are our favorite places to view Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, for those watching from the comfort of their rooms or the
The Best Ice Cream in Budapest
Summer is all about kicking back and relaxing! For some that may involve sipping on a refreshing cocktail with the sun shining on your hair but for others, summer is also about savoring some delicious ice cream, or “fagylalt” in Hungarian. The city of Budapest is lucky enough to have numerous artisan ice cream parlors where you can taste some of the most mouthwatering gelatos or cool off with a delightful sorbet made from all fresh ingredients. Here’s our guide to the best ice
Reasons We Love The Library Hotel Collection
Now that voting is open for the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards, we want to reflect on some of the reasons we love the Library Hotel Collection. And we must say that when we think about why we love our hotels, a lot of reasons come to mind. But for now, here are our favorites: