Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

Budapest, Hungary

8 K reviews
Excellent family hotel. Close to Danube River. Fantastic service. Great pool. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair access
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Tanning Studio/Solarium
    • Massage
    • Heated Pool(s)
    • Sauna
    • Children's Entertainment
Széchenyi István tér 2 1051 Budapest


This comfortable high-class hotel is situated in the centre of Budapest, set on the Danube, offering breathtaking views of the Chain Bridge and Royal Castle. Convenient public transport links are within 500 m of the hotel.


The hotel was built in 1982. The establishment offers travellers a total of 350 rooms. The upper floors of the accommodation can be accessed by lift. Services such as a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, room service and a laundry service.


Rooms feature air conditioning, central heating, a kitchen and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a terrace for relaxation. The rooms have a double bed, a queen-size bed or a king-size bed. Extra beds can be requested. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. In the rooms there are internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The hotel offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The establishment features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an indoor pool. There are a variety of leisure options to choose from including a gym, a spa, a sauna, a beauty salon, massage treatments and a solarium. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Spa and bars were all fantastic. Location of the hotel is superb. Amazing view over the Danube.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff were impeccable, absolute. Manager who was an absolute delight. Breakfast staff were superb.

    "Housekeeping and restaurant service are friendly." "Well-managed with a nice reception and professional service, particularly at the bar." "Great concierge service." "Room service could have been improved." "Booking process is sufficient." "Great hotel security."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Lounge staff was exceptional. Amazing cocktails. Enjoyable breakfast and happy hour.

    "Great, affordable bar with good drinks." "Good bar service."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    The breakfast buffet was well stocked and delicious. Buffet breakfast was exceptional. Breakfast buffet exceeded our expectations.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Spa and bars were all fantastic. Wonderful spa treatment. Reception area and gym was beautiful.

    "Clean and nice sauna area." "Good fitness area."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Clean, great pool area. Indoor pool and view overlooking the river. Wonderful room and spa and swimming pool.

    "Great pool."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Air-conditioning system was working properly. Amazing, fabulous accommodation. View from our room was breathtaking.

    "Clean rooms with wonderful beds and stunning views." "Mediocre sized, poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms." "Substandard furniture, A/C, TV's and kitchenettes." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Including the Christmas Markets. Free spa. Billed as a luxury hotel.

    "Fairly good value for money." "High priced breakfast." "Normally priced food." "Affordable beverage prices." "Free internet."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Excellent connectivity to the city. Extreme difficulties with the internet connections in our conference room. Wifi was horrendous.

    "Average wifi quality." "Free internet."