After Prague in 2013 Sheffield Socialize will visit Budapest for Christmas 2014 .
The weekend will include a visit to Europe's largest ice skating rink , Mujegpalya in operation since 1870 and a walk to one of Budapest's Christmas Markets to get into the holiday spirit.
Budapest is also known as the city of spas offering an amazing array of baths with over 15 million gallons of water bubbling into the cities 118 springs and boreholes.
A must will be a visit to the Szechenyi baths where on a cold day you can immerse yourself into the steaming hot water of one of the outdoor pools .
The trip will also include a visit to one of Budapest's wine bars and warm up with some mulled wine.
To get the most of our weekend away we will be posting an
Itinerary but please feel free to venture off on your own .
The Hilton Budapest
(Please note, this is the Hilton Budapest, not the Hilton Budapest City, although the location is still very good).
Residing on Castle Hill close to Mathias Church amid scenic cobbled streets, the select Hilton Budapest boasts remarkable sweeping views of the surrounding historical buildings, the Danube and the city skyline. Guests in search of history and romance in the leafy Buda Hills will find this hotel the perfect choice.
Location & Resort
Positioned perfectly in the castle district of Buda, with bars, shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Next to Buda Castle, 450m from Chain Bridge, 1.3km from Rudas Medicinal Bath and Pool, 1.2km from St Stephens Basilica, 1.3km from the Parliament Building and 3.2km from Heroes Square. There is a bus stop conveniently located just 50m from the hotel, with the nearest tram and Metro station (Batthyany ter) located 800m away.
Eating & Drinking The ICON Restaurant and Lobby Bar. Activities & Entertainment (please note, some features may be payable locally)24-hour fitness center. Jogging track. Massage. Sauna. Rooms (please note, some features may be payable locally)
Standard Guest rooms sleep up to 3 adults and have air-conditioning, TV, safe, hairdryer, internet connection (local charge), hairdryer, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities and full bathroom. River Danube View rooms and rooms for sole use are also available.
Additional Information Rooms: 322. Floors: 4-6. Lifts: 3. Official rating: 5 star. Please note: not all facilities and amenities listed are complimentary and may incur a local charge. Child age: up to 11yrs.
The Flights are as follows…
Manchester Terminal 1
10KG Hand Luggage
Depart: Friday 5th December 2014. Manchester/Budapest 09.30/13.20 Hrs.
Return: Monday 8th December 2014. Budapest/Manchester 19.35/21.35 Hrs.
Price per person = £319.00
Price includes; flights and hotel on B&B basis in twin rooms, 10 kgs luggage allowance. There are no transfers and no hold luggage included.
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