Hotel Gellert is a prominent fixture seated in the center of Budapest. With classic architecture and an old world charm, the hotel promises 233 rooms, each with well-preserved, solid furniture and fabrics from a time past. Accommodations are spacious, dazzling guests with spectacular views of the Danube from balconies. Hungarian cuisine is in abundance at the hotel restaurants. Dine in a casual environment with the family, or sit doewn to a gypsy ochestra at the lively Panorama Restaurant. Cakes and pastries are savoured at the Gellert Espresso. For those who need a break from delicious meals, spend some time using a range of facilities, from a whirlpool, Jacuzzi, to the outdoor swimming pool. Otherwise, book a massage with a specialist.
All rooms have bath or shower, colour TV with satellite channels, in-house movie, wireless internet access, direct dial telephone, minibar. Rooms for smokers are available. Economy rooms overlook to the courtyard or swimming pool. Danubius guestooms overlook to the mountain or Danube. Deluxe rooms are renovated, air-conditioned and overlook to the Danube.
Gellért Hotel's Panorama Restaurant and charming terrace offers superb a view on the Danube and Budapest. The restaurant is, naturally, equally renowned for its outstanding cuisine conjured up by executive chef István Varga and his skilled team. The menu features great specialities of international cuisine as well as masterpieces of Hungarian cooking, and of course the finest wines from outstanding cellars complement the experience. Dining out on the terrace during the summer is very special indeed. The scent of blossom, a gentle summer breeze, fresh air wafted off the Danube... in a word, perfect! Between April and November, László Váradi and his gypsy orchestra provide entertainment in the evening. During the summer season, guests may discover an inimitable Hungarian mood generated by the folklore shows staged each Saturday evening. Add to this the kaleidoscope of programmes, culinary festivals and soirees arranged all year round, and it is no exaggeration to state that something is
Contemporary sources reported about the building, completed in 1918, as follows: "... The monumental architecture, classical in its propertions but Hungarian in its design with a slight Oriental touch, of the enormous building of the Saint Gellert Spa and Spa Hotel Gellert catch the eye of the visitors." Indeed, the artistic impression of the spa, located in the heart of Budapest near the Danube, is created by the wonderful sculptures, ceramic mosaic tiles and tinted glass incorporated. This artistic effect is present not only in the interior, but characterises the open air facilities, such as the pools and the wave pool, as well. In the Gellert Bath almost all health services are available, it has a complete physiotherapeutical department (outpatient hospital), a physiotherapy unit and an inhalatorium. Apart from the jacuzzi and the whirlpool, popular are the sun bathing roof terrace for women and the other one used jointly by naturists. The guests of the Danubius Hotel Gellert are