Jun 21, 2010
From 15 June 2010, less than a year after the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony, the four star superior hotel welcomes its guests in the premises of the former Continental Hotel and Hungaria Bath.
Continental Hotel Budapest – the second hotel of company after the opening of Boutique Hotel Budapest a worthy successor to the once known Dohány Street spa and hotel complex. The remainder of the written and visual artefacts, architecture, relics and history of the art works, thanks to Contienental Hotel and Hungaria Bath, is not only stylistically, but in fact, is reborn in Continental Hotel Budapest****Superior, the newest design hotel in Budapest.
Dohány, Klauzál, Wesselenyi and Nyár Streets are now bounded by the art deco and art nouveau stylistic building comprising 263 guest rooms, superior, deluxe, executive and 9 suites with supreme leisure and relaxation amenities including terraces. Guests can choose from non-smoking and smoking rooms in addition to en-suite bathrooms with either bath and/or shower. All rooms are equipped with LCD TV, direct line telephone, mini-bar, individually adjusted air-conditioning, in-room safe box (for laptops), luggage rack, hair dryer and toiletries kit.
One of the hotel’s special features is the Boutique Spa of 150 square metres located in the seventh floor comprising a wellness area, indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi and Finish and infra sauna. In addition, the Roof Garden terrace has breathtaking views over the city, offering sights up to the panorama of the Buda hills. Another convenience of the hotel offered to guests is the underground parking comprising space for up to 110 cars.
Also, the business and wellness hotel, which is a Hungarian member of WORLDHOTELS First Class Collection, offers five well-appointed conference rooms with a capacity for up to 400 people, equipped with air-conditioning and state-of-the art audio visual equipment for conferences and meetings and with the stylistic characters of the hotel’s interior design and encompassing its concept of an “oasis in the heart of the city” with a courtyard with gardens and green plants.
The hotel’s restaurant, with the unique name of inverse, ARAZ Restaurant, awaits not only hotel guests but is also open to the general public. The chef and his team uses the XXI century modern French cuisine techniques to produce Hungarian and international masterpieces ideal for the lovers of exciting flavours. The restaurant also includes a Cocktail Bar which awaits its guests with special creations. In addition, the Gallery Café and the Corporate Lounge located in the faithfully restored gallery level serve as a platform for new social life.
Continental Hotel Budapest’s popularity proves nothing more than the conference held before the official opening day, on June 14, a conference of 150 people- “Conference on Women’s Health- Breast Cancer˝ entitled the event. The inaugural event was on behalf, Nancy Brinker, former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, founder of Komen for the Cure and a charity ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO).