Jazz legends spend memorable days at Aria Hotel Budapest
We recently had the honor of welcoming two amazing Jazz artists, Benny Golson and Randy Brecker to the Aria Hotel Budapest. As a musically inspired hotel, we found their presence to be nothing less than inspiring. We wanted to share with you a little bit of background on these Jazz marvels and their trip to Budapest!
I Love, You Love, We All LOVE NYC!
Paris is the city of love…yeah yeah yeah. I say NYC takes the cake on this one! Think of all the movies and romantic things that can be done here and Paris has what, the Eiffel Tower? If you’re planning a weekend getaway with The One you love, there is no better place than New York! Now, because there really are so many lovey-dovey things you two can get into in this city, I’ve narrowed it down to the most
Where to Dine in Budapest
This past summer my colleague and I had the pleasure of staying in the wonderful city of Budapest for over a month to assist the team at the Aria Hotel. Our trip consisted mainly of long days in the hotel followed by delicious dinners, usually paired with a great glass of Hungarian wine. We both consider ourselves foodies and we quickly fell in love with the restaurants and service of the local dining scene. Below is a list of our top picks for dining on your
New York City for Veggie Lovers!
We’ve shared our Top 5 Indian and French restaurants in NYC, as well as our favorite burgers and food trucks, so we thought this would be a perfect time to dedicate a post to our vegetarian guests! Amanda, our resident veggie lover, was kind enough to review her Top 5 places for an herbivore in NYC- New York City is home to some of the best food from around the world, so it’s no surprise there will be no shortage of vegetarian restaurants,
Family-Friendly Restaurants in NYC!
Between visiting museums, zoos and other attractions in NYC with the family, you have to take a break to eat! There’s always a diner or burger joint around the corner(and plenty of snacks in our clubrooms!), but there are also options that offer adults a bit more variety. We’ve already recommended Hotel Giraffe’s family-friendly Italian restaurant, Bread & Tulips, but the list doesn’t stop there! Emily, the Sales & Events Manager at Hotel Giraffe, has the best insights into the perfect family dining
Happy Holiday’s from the Library Hotel Collection!
All of us at the Library Hotel Collection would like to wish all our guests a wonderful Holiday Season! Thank you to everyone who made all of our hotels such special places to be in 2015. We wish you the joy of family, the gift of travel and the best of everything for the New Year! If you are planning to visit New York City, Budapest or Prague we would love to highlight some of our special promotions each
Goodnight Moon: A Quiet Night with the Library Hotel Collection
When I was growing up my mom used to read Goodnight Moon to help me fall asleep. Here at the Library Hotel, we have a copy of Margaret Wise Brown’s famous children’s bedtime story in our Fairy Tales room on the Literature Floor. Rest assured that you’ll enjoy a peaceful night of rest at any of our Library Hotel Collection properties, even if your mom is not around to read to you! In fact, all four of our New York City boutique hotels are
The Aria from a Different Perspective
You’ve heard lots of what we have to say about our new Aria Hotel Budapest, but how about hearing what other people have been saying about it too? No surprise, travel writers love the Aria! Let us count the ways. Over the past few months since the Aria opened, we have had the pleasure of welcoming many bloggers and have found their insights to be so fascinating, we felt we should share them with you. We hope they help you prepare for your
Meet Kornél Magyar, Musical Director of the Aria Hotel Budapest
A very special and unique position demands a very special person to fill the role. For guests at the Aria Hotel, our Musical Director, Kornél Magyar, is an ambassador of music and culture, and all things Hungarian. A perfect fit for the position, even Kornél’s last name means “Hungarian.” As a performing artist and music critic from Hungary, Kornél studies mainly traditional and classical music of India and Indonesia. Since 2001, he has been performing and teaching ethnic music genres, but
Library Hotel and Aria Hotel Budapest Co-Sponsor 2015 Haiku Challenge!
It is our favorite time of the year again…National Poetry Month! With our 3rd Annual Haiku Challenge under way, we have already received a number of fantastic entries. If you haven’t already, you absolutely must check out the competition! We’re truly hoping that if this year is anything like our challenge in 2013 and 2014, there are many more beautiful, creative, and insightful haiku to come!