This stylish hotel is a showcase for the work of one artist, the American painter Donald Sultan. More than 600 of his works are scattered throughout the hotel, and his designs have been incorporated in other ways, including even the matchbooks and the handwritten room numbers. From the front, Danube-facing side, the hotel is a modern, seven-story, glass building. But from the back, facing Buda Castle, the hotel exterior incorporates four charming and colorful 18th-century townhouses. The rooms in these two sections are both spacious, but they vary greatly in style. The 35 rooms in the historic side include several suites with enormous bathrooms (with dual sinks, showers, and tubs), and they have high ceilings and original architectural details. The more minimalist rooms in the main building are all very similar to each other, except for the fact that Sultan's signature bird motif is perched in a different place in each room. All rooms have an original Sultan print, lots of bright patterns, and crisp beds. Walk through the lively lobby to reach a small courtyard garden, a great spot for a drink if the weather permits. The exercise room is tiny, but it does have a sauna. For the best views, ask for a room on the fifth, sixth, or seventh floors facing the Danube (rooms from the other side lack any view to speak of).
Bem rakpart 16–19
Our Rating Neighborhood I. district Transportation Tram: 19 (Halász utca) or Metro: Batthyány tér (M2) Phone 1/487-9487 Prices €95–€197 double Units 165 units Amenities Restaurant, room service, sauna, fitness center, parking €6 per day, free Wi-Fi Web site Art'otelBook a Room Now
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