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Located in the exclusive Embassy neighborhood, just off Budapest‘s Andrássy Avenue, the hotel was originally built in 1937 and reached its boasting contemporary interior design after several complete refurbishment programs. With excellent in-house dining and top-class hospitality our hotel serves as a perfect Budapest city base.
The lights are on, the city sparkles, and you feel it in the air: Christmas is near. At Vörösmarty tér the Christmas Market is already busy with shoppers from all over the world, and the cinnamon scent of mulled wine fills up the air. Little children, holding kürtöskalács, run about, from one toys stall to another. The ice rink beckons, promising lots of fun. This market sets the mood for Christmas magic in the city.
And it’s good, because Kézműves Magyar Ízek Vására (Flavors of Hungary Gastro Fair) follows on November 27 at Erzsébet tér, with almost a month of foodie treats for young and old. Hungarian and foreign food lovers will find a wide variety of festive dishes, as well as traditional Hungarian cheeses, meats, beer, mulled wine, sausages, salami, smoked fish, honey, handmade candies, handmade chocolates, and much more. 60 vendors will exhibit here. There’s also a children’s corner, with interesting activities designed just for them.
Szent István tér will get festive beginning November 27 too, when the Christmas Fair by the Basilica kicks off, surrounding the ice-rink with a variety of stalls selling Christmas decorations, toys, arts and crafts, and all the typical Christmas foods and drinks.
Speaking of drinks, don’t miss the New Wine and Cheese Festival, which only lasts two days, on November 28 and 29. To attend, go to the Vajdahunyad Castle, a winter fairy tale, with Christmas concerts, traditional handmade arts and crafts, a “Live Bethlehem” with living animals in the Christmas petting zoo, and many other fun things to do for young and old.
The WAMP Christmas Design Fair is quite worth it, too: it will take place for three weekends in a row, starting December 6th, at Millenáris Park. This year, the event will also include a gastro fair, offering a selection of a chocolates, truffles, cookies, jams, wines, spirits and more.
Last but not least, the Christmas Market at the Four Seasons Gresham Palace, at its second edition, promises to be as exciting as last year: an enchanting winter escape with heartwarming Christmas melodies, exclusive Nutcracker-inspired decoration and a collection of items that cannot be found anywhere else.
And, of course, there will be Christmas magic with your two Mamaison hotels in Budapest too: Hotel Andrassy and Residence Izabella. Come celebrate Christmas in Budapest: magnificent architecture gets dressed in a lace of shining lights; hundreds of Christmas trees sprout from nowhere lining up the imperial arteries, and even pedestrian alleys and markets; department-store window displays remind of the land of fairies and elves; and many other holiday attractions pop up around the city, spreading contagious cheer among locals and visitors.
It’s an exciting time in Budapest for lovers of French cuisine. The “Semaine des saveurs françaises” (Week of French Flavors) is on, and La Perle Noire Restaurant and Lounge at Mamaison Hotel Andrassy Budapest participates with an outstanding menu this weekend. The event takes place from 14 to 20 November, giving you the occasion to enjoy a variety of French gastronomic products, at different participating venues around Budapest, and at the French Embassy.
There will be several events organized by the Embassy of France and its partners in Budapest. On November 14 and 15, at the Market Hall (Budapesti Vásárcsarnokban) you can sample and buy a variety of French quality products: French dishes, wines and spirits, bakery products and pastries, cheeses and hams, meats and pates. French products will be showcased during this period in several supermarkets in Budapest.
Chefs David Rathgeber, Alain Caron, Patrick Jeffroy and Chris Salans come to Budapest to offer cookery classes and workshops, as well as to demonstrate their culinary skills during gala dinners.
The event culminates on November 20 with the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau, a red wine made from Gamay grapes, the most popular vin de primeur, which is celebrated all over France the third Thursday of November.
To celebrate the Semaine des saveurs françaises, the head chef at La Perle Noire Restaurant and Lounge will prepare a special tasting menu, which is available only today and tomorrow.
Make your table reservation at:
Tel. +36 1 555 1545
Mamaison Hotel Andrassy Budapest, one of the best in class hotels in the metropolis, is now celebrated by guests, staff, and the media, as the best Budapest business hotel. Our fine property has received the Best Budapest Business Hotel Award 2014 from the Business Traveller Hungary Magazine.
A unique venue, Mamaison Andrássy is housed inside a historic Bauhaus landmark dating from 1937. The building, once an orphanage, is now a luxurious hotel, perfect for business travellers, but also, a magnet for romantic couples. Elegant and sophisticated, towering over the grand Andrássy Avenue, our hotel is an impeccable blend of stylish, airy spaces, decorated with contemporary furnishings, in cheery terra-cotta, gray, white and cream colors.
Timelessly elegant, our hotel exudes comfort at every turn: from its sumptuous lobbies, to the vast rooms, where super-comfortable beds invite you to linger between the walls endlessly, eventually relaxing with a glass of bubbly. But the world outside the walls beckons, with as many Hungarian adventures.
Before you go to explore the city, stop to experience culinary bliss at La Perle Noire Restaurant and Lounge, our crown gem, a place romantic enough to rival the hidden gardens of French royalty.
To stay at Mamaison Andrássy is to feel like royalty yourself. No other hotel in this class offers as much, for such fair prices. This commitment to your satisfaction, our constant quest to surpass expectations, is rewarded year after year, in your reviews, but also, in reviews written by experts, and, of course, with awards such as the one received, for the fourth year in a row, from the Business Traveller Hungary Magazine. Can you think of a better reason to celebrate that this?
Six of the best Mamaison Hotels and Residences, have been nominated to receive prizes from the prestigious World Travel Awards this year. Mamaison offers accommodation in some of Central and Eastern Europe’s most prestigious cities – Warsaw, Prague, Ostrava, Moscow, Bratislava, Prague and Budapest.
The six hotels nominated include Mamaison Suite Hotel Pachtuv Palace Prague, which won WTA’s Czech Republic’s Leading Boutique Hotel award in 2011 and 2013; Mamaison All-Suites Spa Hotel Pokrovka Moscow is nominated for both Russia’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2014 and Russia’s Leading Hotel Residences 2014; Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava is among the finalists for Slovakia’s Leading Hotel Residences 2014; Mamaison Hotel Le Regina Warsaw is a Poland’s Leading Hotel 2014 nominee; and Mamaison Hotel Andrassy Budapest is running for the Hungary’s Leading Hotel 2014 award. Follow the links to vote for our hotels, and help us win.
All these nominations, and past prizes, reflect the value offered by our chain, in all our properties, all over Europe. Besides the six aforementioned nominations, we also celebrate 10 years in business for Hotel Pachtuv Palace Prague, Hotel Le Regina Warsaw and Residence Sulekova Bratislava, and 110 years since the official opening of Mamaison Business & Conference Hotel Imperial Ostrava.
The Budapest Spring Festival celebrates its 34th anniversary this year. It is the largest cultural festival in the city, and counts among the most prestigious in this part of Europe.
Held from 21st March to 6th April 2014, the festival invites visitors to enjoy excellent programmes, and show, by acclaimed Hungarian and international performers. Among the stellar performers of the festival, we’d like to count the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and many individual performers, like Leila Josefowicz, Piotr Sałajczyk, Alison Balsom, Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Andreas Scholl, to mention just a few.
The festival counts concerts, dance, folk music, and theater performances on its schedule, and employs over 50 venues, including the Palace of Arts – Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, the new Budapest Music Center, Centrál Theatre, Radnóti Theatre, the St. Francis Parish Church, the Palace of Arts – Festival Theatre, and many others.
Among the programmes for young audiences, the most interesting are offered on the World Puppetry Day, with many free performances at several spots in the city.
For lovers of art, there are several exhibitions during the Budapest Spring Festival:
- SPRING – Contemporary Arts Exhibition
Venue: Balassi Institute, Budapest Somlói út 51. district I., Tel: (+36 1) 381-5124
Date: 16th March – 30th April
- Muses on Theatre Square
The Pest German Theatre (1812-1849) was founded 200 years ago
Venue: Budapest History Museum, Buda Castle, Szent György tér 2., building “E”
Tel: (+36 1) 487-8800
- 30th Hungarian Exhibition of Press Photography
Venue: Hungarian National Museum, Múzeum krt. 14-16., district VIII.,
Tel: (+36 1) 327-7773
Date: 24th March – 6th May
- Art Deco and Modernism, Interior design in Hungary 1920–1940
Venue: Museum of Applied Arts, Üllői út 33-37. district IX:,
Tel: (+36 1) 456-5107
Date: 16th March – 30th September
There are two Mamaison hotels in Budapest, which offer excellent conditions for travellers visiting Budapest during the festival: Hotel Andrassy and Mamaison Residence Izabella.