Corinthia Budapest ushers in festive season with life-sized gingerbread houses and giant baubles in the lobby, gourmet dishes laced with Christmas, and a show-stopping New Year’s Eve Gala
The festive season sees Budapest’s grande dame Corinthia Hotel, originally opened as the Grand Hotel Royal in 1896, transform into a welcoming festive abode for its guests, with grandiose decorations and sparkling lights embellished around the hotel. A life-sized gingerbread house, overflowed with Christmas delights and unique gifts, fills the lobby with the scent of creamy chocolate, cinnamon and cloves, and a Christmas tree stands proudly at the top of the lobby’s magnificent staircase – the perfect backdrop for this year’s round of festive photos.
The restaurants and bars have geared up too, offering mulled wine, a dedicated bread pudding station at breakfast, and a series of festive menus. The Royal Ballroom will also be host to the city’s most glamorous New Year’s Eve party, featuring a six-course gala dinner and an exclusive show night. For more information, visit: www.corinthia.com/hotels/budapest/dining-and-bars/
Budapest, the up and coming Christmas destination, comes alive during the festive months – with vibrant Christmas Markets in Vörösmarty Square, selling warm kürtoskalács cake and mulled wine in front of the St. Stephen’s Basilica, several open air ice rinks, and Christmas-themed concerts taking place throughout the city.
Corinthia Hotel Budapest – Festive Packages Overview
The Christmas Shopping Package is for those looking to visit Budapest before Christmas to explore the Christmas markets and round off their Christmas shopping. Included with the stay is a special in-room amenity, a unique Royal Surprise, limousine service and a glass of mulled wine in Le Bar. Available November 28 to December 23, package prices start at €206 (approximately $220). For more information: www.corinthia.com/hotels/budapest/offers/experience/christmas-shopping/
The Christmas Eve Package includes limousine transfer to and from the airport with a personal welcome, a special festive in-room amenity and a sumptuous Christmas dinner in the award-winning Brasserie&Atrium on December 24 or 25. Package price starts from €247 (approximately $263) and is available December 23 to 30. For more information: www.corinthia.com/hotels/budapest/offers/entertainment/christmas-eve/
The 2015 New Year’s Eve Package features the city’s most glamorous New Year’s Eve party which includes a six-course gala dinner and an exclusive show night in the imperial ambiance of the Royal Ballroom. The package is topped off with limousine transfers, luxury accommodation and festive in-room amenities. The price starts at €487 (approximately $519). For more information: www.corinthia.com/hotels/budapest/offers/entertainment/new-years-eve-2015/
Room rates at Corinthia Budapest start at €169 (approximately $180).
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