Book your room at Continental Hotel Zara
Historic hotel in Budapest with a rooftop pool
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Central in Pest
Continental Hotel Zara is located in the heart of Budapest, 2.5 blocks west of Blaha Lujza tér Metro Station. The Great Synagogue, 4 blocks away, is the largest synagogue in Europe. Guests can take a leisurely walk across the Chain Bridge to Buda Castle, 2 miles (3 km) west.
Indoor and outdoor pools
The hotel is housed in the former Hungaria Bath, an Art Nouveau spa building from the early 20th century. Today the hotel boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and garden up on the rooftop, along with an indoor pool for cooler months. The restaurant serves Hungarian and French cuisine.
Art Nouveau touches
Decorated in warm colors with artistic touches, the hotel's contemporary guestrooms have comfortable beds with pillowtop mattresses along with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Coffeemakers and minibars make it easy to stay refreshed.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Continental Hotel Zara
In addition to an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, Continental Hotel Zara provides a health club and a sauna. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.
Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 5 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
Continental Hotel Zara has designated areas for smoking.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 272
- Number of floors - 6
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Rooftop terrace
- Snack bar/deli
- Luggage storage
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Health club
- Designated smoking areas
- Airport transportation
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour business center
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Year Built 2010
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Indoor pool heated
- Outdoor pool heated
- Outdoor seasonal pool heated
- Television in lobby
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
- Premium TV channels
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Bathtub or shower
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Soundproofed rooms
- In-room massage available
- Complimentary newspaper
- Room service (24 hours)
- Individually decorated
- Pillowtop mattress
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
Continental Hotel Zara has a restaurant on site.
24-hour room service is available.
Nearby Things to Do
An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 16
Check-out time is noon
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Parking height restrictions apply
- A 4 percent city/local tax will be charged
- Breakfast fee: HUF 4650 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: HUF 5200 per day
- Pet deposit: HUF 2800 per night
- Late check-out fee: HUF 12000
- Rollaway bed fee: HUF 6900 per night
We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.