Csarnok tér 2, 1093 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36 1 700 82 25 firstname.lastname@example.org
throughout the hotel
Daily from 6.30 to 10.30 a.m.
Daily from 6.30 to 10.30 a.m.
Includes a filled bread roll/sandwich, muesli/chocolate bar, fruit and one drink.
Until 02.00 pm (private rooms only)
15.00 € / 5000 HUF deposit
per day/pet (private rooms only)
In the center of Budapest, immediately next to the Great Market Hall on the Pest side of the city is the MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall property. From here it is easy to reach many tourist attractions such as the parliament, the State Opera or the St. Stephan's Basilica. The Citadella is majestically enthroned atop the Gellért Hill above the city. After a short stroll along the Danube, MEININGER guests can marvel at the UNESCO-World Heritage Site on the Buda side and stop by the Gellert Thermal Bath for a relaxing break. Thanks to the nearby Fővám tér train station it only takes about ten minutes to reach the Central Train Station from here.
A well balanced breakfast buffet, delicious packed lunches to eat on the go, a longer sleep in with late check-out, a shuttle bus service to the train station and, of course, free WLAN throughout the whole property: With the clever services MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall ensures that all guests feel good around the clock.
Arrival & departure
Local tax: A local city tax of 4% is not included in the price, to be paid at the reception (applicable as of 1st July 2021).
Note: Obligatory for adults, minors and infants to present identity document (ID, passport or travel document). Should the authentication process fail, we are obliged to cancel the reservation.
The rooms are very nice and clean. The staff was very helpful
I initially booked a stay for ten adults in two rooms of five people (two reservations) with breakfast included, from the Meininger website. I was asked afterwards to opt-out the breakfast - the only
Good beds, nice room service, friendly receptionists, very quiet, middle of the town , good price
I spent five days at Meininger Budapest and I am very satisfied with the whole experience. The staff are very kind and the single room I had was very clean and quiet. Excellent! The location is also
The Great Market Hall is one of the symbols of Budapest and loved by locals and tourists alike. The inside of the magnificent neo-Gothic building is filled with action. In every corner, in every shop there are new things to discover and admire. This busy atmosphere is reflected in the interior design of the MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall, which is located immediately next to the Great Market Hall. The facilities and decor embrace the Market Hall theme in all its facets and visitors are enchanted by this unique flair.
Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport: 20 km
Budapest Keleti railway station: 5 km
Yes. The area around the Great Market Hall is a popular and neat neighborhood with cozy cafes and great restaurants. Along the banks of the river Danube, there is so much to see and do, you may not feel the need to venture that far out at all.
The neighborhood offers several memorials and museums, including the Holocaust Memorial Center, a 1920s synagogue, and the Ludwig Museum which displays great modern works of art. Those wanting to party have the option in the Budapest Park nightclub nearby.
The Great Market Hall (best fresh food market in the city) is an attraction itself and should be on top of your list: The local foods and delicacies such as Hungarian paprika and Lángos, as well as the interaction between traders and customers, create an unique experience, which should not be missed when visiting Budapest.
In terms of the surrounding areas, there are some fantastic options to visit. Népliget which is known as "People's Park", containing statues and a planetarium is just to the east. Józsefváros, the 8th district of Budapest is located right next to MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall and the inner city and the Palace District. Across the Danube, you will find the Gellért-Hegy area and the neighborhood of Lágymányos which is part of the district of Újbuda. Lágymányos offers some great places to visit including the ELTE Museum of Mathematics, good night clubs and a rock climbing gym. The MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall offers fantastic public transport connections with Fővám tér subway station just a few minutes' walk away.
Check-in at MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall is from 3 PM, and check-out until 11 AM.
Yes, street parking is possible in the area around the hotel (charges may apply). A public parking garage is available right next to the hotel building (subject to charges).
You can either order a taxi or miniBUD, the official shuttle service of the Budapest airport. Alternatively, you can take the bus 100E. It operates between the airport and the city center. Just be aware that you need to buy a special ticket for this bus (approx. €3) which you can purchase from the purple ticket vending machines or via the BKK mobile app.
Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and the cultural and architectural center of the country. It delights with a unique atmosphere, a large classical music scene and a nightlife that inspires not only Europeans. Almost 1.8 million people live in Budapest. Its landmarks, cultural scene, and architecture give the city its nickname "Paris of the East". Budapest is famous for its many thermal baths and thermal springs. It is considered the thermal bath capital of the world. Budapest is a perfect place for travelers who seek a relaxing holiday, with its vast selection of over 118 public baths. Besides the bathing culture, many visitors also come to Budapest to discover the legendary ruin pubs and enjoy the vibrant nightlife. The city is divided into two parts by the river Danube: The Buda side of the city is cozy and hilly, Pest's side is flat and offers many places to explore.
- Szimpla Kert
- Csendes Vintage Bar
- Széchenyi thermal bath
- St. Gellért thermal bath
- Rudas thermal bath
- St. Lukács thermal bath
- Király thermal bath
Some activities you can choose from when in Budapest:
Budapest is a safe city for tourists. To avoid getting overcharged when taking a taxi, only take official taxis. The best solution is to call an official taxi company. You can always ask the receptionist to help you with that. As in any other city, tourist areas and public transport are the principal places where thieves and pickpockets operate. So, take care of your belongings.
The city is considered one of the most affordable capitals in Europe. The entry-fees for sights and museums are considered inexpensive. Excellent food and drinks are available in both, in bars and bistros offering good value for money, and in classy fine-dining restaurants and top cocktail bars with upscale menus. Accommodation is affordable but rates can be similar to price levels in Germany, Austria or Italy.
The Hungarian cuisine is very diverse and flavorful because of many spices and traditional ingredients. Must-try dishes when in Hungary:
- gulyás leves: soup with vegetables and beef meat, seasoned with paprika powder
- töltött káposzta: pickled cabbage leaves filled with minced meat and rice stuffing
- töltött paprika: stuffed paprika with minced meat and rice stuffing
- lángos: deep fried dough, usually served with sour cream and cheese on top
- somlói galuska: 3 sponge cakes (plain, chocolate, walnut) with rum, vanilla mousse, layered with raisins, walnut and cocoa, topped with dark chocolate cream
- pörkölt/paprikás csirke: chicken/beef stew, traditionally served with dumplings and pickled vegetables
- halászlé (aka. Fisherman's soup): a spicy paprika powder-based fish soup
- kolbász (sausage): made from ground meat, commonly seasoned with paprika and garlic
- kürtős kalács: the famous chimney cake
- rétes (strudel): layered pastry with usually sweet filling, such as plum, cherry, apple or poppy seed
- szilvás gombóc: potato dumpling stuffed with plum and cinnamon
- túrógombóc: cottage cheese dumplings
- flódni: Jewish-Hungarian layered pastry with ground poppy seed, walnut, apricot jam and grated apple
- Hungarian wines, e.g. Tokaji aszú
For accommodation, you have a wide range of options to choose from. The lodging industry has been booming for the last couple of years in Budapest, therefore you can select between budget-friendly and more pricey, luxurious accommodations. The best you can do is to book your stay close to most of the sights, for which MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall is a perfect choice. If you want to have fun in the nightlife of Budapest, you may choose the Pest side. If you prefer tranquility, you might consider the residential side of Buda for your accommodation.
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