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 list of the best Christmas Fairs and Markets in Budapest:Continue Reading
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 cream Budapest has to offer this summer:
It is our favorite time of the year again…National Poetry Month! With our 4th Annual Haiku Challenge under way, we have already received an overwhelming amount of fantastic entries. If you haven’t already, we recommend visiting the Library Hotel Facebook page to check out the competition! We are hoping to make the 2016 Haiku Challenge the most memorable yet! We are looking forward to all of the great submissions.
Just like last year, we have teamed up with our Hungarian Counterpart, the Aria Hotel Budapest to co-sponsor our 4th Annual Haiku Challenge. Just like the Library Hotel is dedicated to Book Lovers, the Aria Hotel Budapest is dedicated to Music Lovers! Since we are celebrating our mutual love of the arts, our participants’ haiku must include one of our favorite topics: Books or Music
We are ecstatic to have five of our six Library Hotel Collection properties ranked by TripAdvisor, (the world’s largest travel site), on their list of Travellers’ Choice Awards, where millions of guests reviews from around the work aid in finding “the very best of travel.” Congratulations and thank you to our hardworking associates at Aria Hotel Budapest (ranked in three categories), Casablanca Hotel NYC (ranked in two categories), Library Hotel NYC, Aria Hotel Prague and Hotel Giraffe NYC. It is an honor to be included among the best of the best in the travel industry.
Over the past 14 years, TripAdvisor has recognized more than 7,000 properties around the world: covering 97 countries and 8 regions worldwide. Winners are chosen based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers all over the globe. Our properties were chosen as follows:
Every season in Budapest has its perks, but our favorite is definitely Spring. The staff at the Aria Hotel Budapest is really looking forward to the warmer weather, beautiful flowers and the great food that is is slowly making its way back to life after a fairly long winter! Here are a few of our favorite things about Budapest in the spring. We promise there’s no doubt that you will find more than enough ways to enjoy Budapest at every turn.