Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

Defining Budapest’s cityscape, the custom-built Kempinski Hotel Corvinus epitomises the city’s fascinating history.

By National Geographic Traveller The Collection
Published 3 May 2018, 15:46 BST

Defining Budapest’s cityscape, the custom-built Kempinski Hotel Corvinus epitomises the city’s fascinating history.

The hotel was the first in Budapest, 26 years ago, to own a corporate art collection — Kempinski gallery specialises in showcasing contemporary Hungarian art. It has a permanent collection of art and guest artists’ work round the clock, while some of the collection adorns the rooms, suites and public spaces.

The hotel’s Gastronomic Quarter Downtown Budapest is home to a wealth of dining experiences to whet the appetite of any foodie, including Nobu, one of the latest additions to chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s worldwide dining empire. ÉS Bisztró is a casual bistro and steakhouse that serves updated Austro-Hungarian favourites. ÉS Deli serves its own coffee made from sustainable, fairtrade beans, while The Living Room is a stylish cafe serving a wide selection of tea and cakes. Cocktail lovers, meanwhile, can head to Blue Fox The Bar.

Kempinski The Spa is where hotel guests can recharge. The Spa’s signature treatment, The Hungary Holistic, uses Hungarian mud sourced from the southeastern region. The treatment uses its rich mineral content in a blissful 80-minute skin-booster session.

High energy in more ways than one, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus is also home to the city’s first electric vehicle charging station.

Due to its enviable location right in the heart of Budapest, all the must-see attractions are within walking distance. The Budapest Eye, offering great views over the city, is just across the square, while fashionistas will enjoy Fashion Street opposite. In the summer, this stretch becomes a breezy terrace for food and drink, while in winter it morphs into the most glamorous advent fair, offering gifts, traditional seasonal snacks, sweets and mulled wine.

Other attractions within easy reach include the spellbinding Academy of Music, the Palace of Arts, four Michelin-starred restaurants, and the bars and clubs of the Seventh District. To recuperate, the city’s thermal baths offer natural thermal spring waters and spa services.

Don’t miss

The Budapest Eye, just outside Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, takes urban exploration to new heights at 200ft



• 318 rooms and 33 suites
• 5 restaurants and bars
• Kempinski gallery
• Corvinus Art Collection
• Spa
• Swimming pool
• Finnish and aroma saunas
• Steam bath
• Gym
• Kneipp bench
• Massages


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