Ask the Concierge

Our concierge team in Budapest is second to none, on-hand to provide information, help you book tickets to top attractions and generally make your stay memorable 24 hours a day. Browse our frequently asked questions below, and don't hesitate to get in touch should you still have a query at any point before, during or after your stay: +36 1 479 4800 .

How far is the airport?

Corinthia Budapest is 18km from Liszt Ferenc Airport, approximately 30 minutes by car. The journey time on public transport is approximately 50 minutes, please check our hotel location page for further directions.

How can I book airport transfers?

You can book transfers to and from the airport during the online reservations process. Alternatively, please call: +36 1 479 4800 or email: [email protected]

What are your current job vacancies?

Please refer to our jobs page for all current vacancies.

How far is the hotel from the main sights of Budapest?

The hotel is within 15 minutes walking distance of: Andrássy Avenue, Millennium Underground, Hungarian State Opera, Pest Broadway, House of Terror, Liszt Ferenc square and Jókai square, Jewish Heritage and Heroes’ Square and the City Park (Városliget). Other attractions are accessible by car and public transport - see the full list on our hotel location page.

How can I get in touch with your PR department?

You can find all PR contact details here.

Do you collaborate with influencers, and if so who should I speak to?

Please reach out to the relevant contact o our PR contact details page.

What is the currency in budapest?

Hungarian Forint (HUF). Reference currencies: USD, EURO

can i change money at the hotel?

Yes, money can be changed at the reception desk.

What is the official language spoken?

Hungarian is the official language, but English and German are fairly well understood.

What credit cards are accepted at the hotel?

Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, AMEX.

Do I need a tie and jacket for dinner in the hotel restaurant?

No, this is not necessary.

I would like to buy some Herend porcelains. Where can I find them?

There is a very nice shop of the Herend factory in Budapest where you can find a wide selection of this porcelain. Of course the best place is Herend itself, where you can visit the factory and the museum. Our guests are always welcome in the shop with the biggest collection of the famous Herend porcelains.

Is there a swimming pool nearby?

Corinthia Hotel Budapest has the most historical swimming pool among all the hotels in the city. This pool is a unique attraction from the 19th century.

Where can I see the Crown Jewels?

The crown jewels are permanently on display in the Building of Parliament. We can arrange a tour for you to visit the Parliament where you may view these famous Jewels as well.

Where can I find a good Far Eastern restaurant in Budapest?

Guests desiring some delicious Oriental cuisine need look no further than our Rickshaw Restaurant where you can find the most authentic Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Malaysian dishes in Budapest.

Are petrol stations open on Sunday?

Yes, they are.

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At Corinthia, we always strive to provide the best rates on our website. If you don’t think we have, we’ll pay for 100% of your room on the first night, and price match the rest. Should you find a lower price elsewhere, please submit a claim within 24 hours of your original booking and we will respond within two working days. Please note, this also applies to discounts and promotions available on

Process for making a claim:

Step 1. If within 24 hours of a confirmed reservation with Corinthia Hotels made on, you find a lower rate for the same hotel, room type, inclusions, stay dates, discounts and payment conditions, please contact the relevant email address from the list below to make your claim. All claims must be made within 24 hours of the original booking and at least 24 hours prior to the standard check-in time of the hotel.

Step 2. Your claim should be supported by the URL where the lower rate was found and a screen shot which clearly displays the date of stay, room type, same hotel, inclusions and payment conditions of the lower rate offering on the competing website. Please include your contact information (name, email and phone number).

Step 3. If we are able to verify that the lower rate found qualifies for the Best Rate Guarantee, and all other terms and conditions are met, Corinthia Hotels will pay for 100% of the room charges of your first night, and will price match the room for the rest of your stay. You will be charged for all nights booked at the matched rate, minus the first night which will be free.

To make your claim, email the relevant hotel on one of the following:
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First night free, match rate for rest of stay, no minimum nights

Terms and Conditions:

Corinthia Hotels guarantees the best online rate on based on the following terms and conditions:

1. Your original booking must have been made through
2. The lower rate must be found and the claim submitted by email within 24 hours of the original booking and at least 24 hours prior to the standard check-in time at the hotel. If the original booking was made within 24 hours of arrival, the Best Rate Guarantee is not applicable.
3. The Best Rate Guarantee only applies to published rates available to the general public online, which can be found and booked immediately without any kind of restriction or payment restrictions.
4. The lower rate found must be for exactly the same booking criteria - the same hotel, the same room type, same inclusions, the same stay dates, same number of guests, the same rate description and, if applicable, the same promotion. The cancellation and advance purchase policy and all other terms and conditions of the stay must also be identical. If the claim refers to a reservation consisting of several nights' accommodation, the average rate for each night will be compared to the average rate for each night, for an identical reservation, using the website where the lower rate is found.
5. Corinthia Hotels will verify the lower rate claim and respond within two working days of the claim being made. *Claims will be processed from Monday to Friday, between 9am to 5pm, at the hotel's local time.
6. The rate comparison will be made net of any taxes, gratuities or any other fees or charges associated with the room rate, and the lower rate must still be available at the time the hotel validates the claim.
7. The Best Rate Guarantee is void where prohibited by law. Corinthia Hotels reserves the right to modify or cancel its Best Rate Guarantee policy at any time in its sole discretion and without prior notice.
8. Corinthia Hotels has the sole right and discretion to determine the validity of any claim, including without limitation, determining that the lower rate found is genuinely available and that the claim meets all terms and conditions. In case of dispute, Corinthia Hotels' decision is final.
9. In the case of a fully prepaid rate booked through, Corinthia Hotels will refund the difference to your credit card, if applicable, within 30 business days of submitting your claim. Corinthia Hotels is not responsible for any fees associated with cancelling a reservation made through a different channel.
10. Best Rate Guarantee will be suspended during times where or certain rates are not available due to an outage, a technical issue or a circumstance beyond Corinthia Hotels' reasonable control.
11. The Best Rate Guarantee does not apply to rates found offline, negotiated corporate rates, group or MICE rates, opaque provider rates or rates requiring membership in a club or other organization, governmental rates, direct mail or email solicitations, rates offered by providers that do not supply the name or location of the hotel until after a reservation has been made or other rates that are not available to the general public. We reserve the right to deny a claim if the availability of the Competing Rate cannot be independently verified at the time of processing the claim.
12. The Best Rate Guarantee does not apply to packaged rates. Packaged rates include Hotel accommodations sold as part of a travel package in which the Hotel does not provide all services (including but not limited to airfare and/or car rental, tours etc.) and Hotel accommodations sold with additional amenities.
13. Corinthia Hotels may deny a claim where the difference between the rates is less than 1%.
14. If the Competing Rate is in a different currency from the rate booked on, the Competing Rate will be converted into the same currency as the rate offered on our website using the exchange rate as published in in place at the time the initial reservation was made. Discrepancies may occur between Corinthia Hotels' rate and the Competing Rate due to differences in exchange rate sources. If the rate discrepancy is solely due to exchange rate fluctuations, we reserve the right to deny the claim.