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Family Holidays, Accommodation, Apartments in Budapest, Hungary

Spend unforgettable holidays with your family in Budapest, the exciting capital of Hungary

Budapest offers a great number of activities for families and children. We have put together a list with our favourite places.

Family friendly apartments, accommodation in Budapest

Apartments Budapest

Our family and child friendly apartments in the city centre of Budapest offer families a great place, accommodation to stay, while visiting the beautiful and exciting capital of Hungary.

Our apartments range from 1-bedroom to 4-bedrooms, so even a large or extended family can stay with us. We even have a number of apartments in the same building

If you are planning your family holidays in Budapest with little children or a baby, we can provide a baby bed and  a highchair free of charge.

Apartments Budapest
Office Address 1065, Budapest, Hajos utca 13-15
Phone +36 70 411 6262
Opening Hours Mon - Sat : 9am - 5pm


Programs for the family holidays in Budapest

Baths, Spas and water parks in Budapest

Szechenyi Bath & Spa

The Szechenyi Bath and Spa is one of the most famous hot spring baths in Budapest. It is located in the City Park, very close to Heroes' Square. Its water is supplied by two thermal springs, their temperature is 74 °C (165 °F) and 77 °C (171 °F), respectively.

The bath was first opened on 16 June 1913. It was built in Neo-baroque style to the design of Győző Czigler.
Szechenyi Bath
Address 1146, Budapest, Allatkert krt. 9-11
Web More information here
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Phone +36 1 363 3210
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 6am - 10pm

You can purchase tickets directly from us by contacting us. The prices are exactly the same as in the bath, but you can save a lot of time as you receive a VIP ticket with which you can skip the line at the counter.

Gellert Bath & Spa

The Gellert Thermal Baths is part of the famous Hotel Gellért. It is located on the Buda side. The bath complex was built between 1912 and 1918 in the (Secession) Art Nouveau style.

References to healing waters in this location are found from as early as the 13th century. The water contains calcium, magnesium, hydrocarbonate, alkalis, chloride, sulfate and fluoride. The temperature of the water is between 35 °C and 40 °C.
Gellert Bath
Address 1118, Budapest, Kelenhegyi ut 4
Web More information here
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Phone +36 1 466 6166
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 6am - 8pm

You can purchase tickets directly from us by contacting us. The prices are exactly the same as in the bath, but you can save a lot of time as you receive a VIP ticket with which you can skip the line at the counter.

Aquaworld Resort Budapest

The Aquaworld Water Park is one of the biggest indoor water theme parks in Europe. It offers unforgettable entertainment for the whole family all year round. The complex is located in the northern part of Budapest and it is waiting for adrenaline addicts with 11 giant water slides, wave and surf pools

It has a great wellness area for lovers of relaxation with saunas and thermal baths.
Aquaworld Budapest
Address 1044, Budapest, Ives ut 44
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Phone +36 1 231 3600
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 6am - 10pm



The Open-Air Bath, located o­n the Margit island, in a nature conservation area, was opened as a beach o­n the bank of the Danube in 1919. The pool has of course been modernised and fully refurbished since and offers a great space for families and children.

The bath has 11 pools including a wave pool, two thermal pools, two pools specifically for children, two swimming pools and  even a slide pool with a number of high speed slides.
Palatinus bath Budapest
Address 1138, Budapest, Margitsziget
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Phone +36 1 236 0040
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 7pm


Aquarena water fun park

Aquarena is unique not only in Hungary but also in Central-Europe. If you like water adventures you should experience it yourself!

Aquarena is situated in Mogyoród, near the Hungaroring with a total of 11 and half hectares. There are 21 water slides above and under the ground. All together the length of the water slides is about 1 mile. You have a choice of the following pools: Experience pool, Jacuzzi, three-level diving pool or the slowly streaming Lazy River.
Aquarena water funpark
Address 2146, Mogyorod, Vizipark ut
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Phone +36 28 541 100
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am -7pm


Museums for Kids


Miniversum is a gigantic, beautifully detailed and decorated model layout featuring many sights and landmarks from Budapest and Hungary – and a bit of Austria and Germany – scaled to 1:100 of original size.

Interactive screens show original photos of the sights on the layout, so you can compare what we have done in miniature. You can control the ongoing traffic here and there and bring to life all sorts of actions, motion, sound and light effects.
Address 1061, Budapest, Andrassy ut 12
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Phone  -
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am- 7pm


Hungarian Railway Musem

The Hungarian Railway Museum Foundation was set up by MÁV Rt. and MÁV Nosztalgia Kft. in November 1999.

The objectives of the Foundation are to collect the railway relics of the past; to develop and operate a permanent railway exhibition; and to maintain the vehicles exhibited and operated at the Museum. The Foundation promotes research aimed at the history and development of the railway.
Hungarian Railway Museum
Address 1142, Budapest, Tatai utca 95
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Phone +36 1 450 1497
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 6pm


Skanzen - Hungarian Open Air Museum

A theme park and recreational center for kids? In a museum concerned with rural architecture and lifestyle? How do these things relate to eatch other at all?

Workers of Skanzen have been trying in almost every possible way in the past decades to make the museum an interactive, fun place to visit, where the word 'museum' doesn't only mean an institution with enormous amount of knowledge and tangible heritage, where knowledge is stored in naphthalene and scientific books as dry as the desert. 
Address 2000, Szentendre, Sztaravodai ut 
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Phone +36 26 502 500
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 5pm


Csopa - Palace of Wonders Interactive Museum

The Csopa Playbar in Óbuda offers quality programs for  visitors wishing to learn and have fun at the same time.  New attractions include: three individual exhibitions, well-equipped laboratory, escape rooms and Hungary’s very first circle cinema.

The Csopa interactive museum is a trendy and youthful entertainment center where youth and playful adults can find a large variety of exciting programs and quality entertainment.
Csopa Palace of Wonders interactive museum
Address 1036, Budapest, Becsi ut 38-44
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Phone +36 1 814 80 60
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 10pm



Outdoor activities

Budapest Zoo and Theme Park

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden is the oldest zoo park in Hungary and one of the oldest in the world. It has 1,072 animal species and is located within Városliget Park (City Park).

The zoo is located in the city centre and can be reached by Metro line 1.Official city card (Budapest card) owners get a 25% discount for a single ticket into the zoo. There is a theme park in the zoo as well with one of the oldest (but safest) roller coaster.
Budapest Zoo
Address 1146, Budapest, Allatkerti krt. 6-12
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Phone +36 1 273 4901
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 4pm


Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Explore the dynamic capital of Hungary on a comfortable hop-on hop-off bus. The hop-on hop-off tours are designed to enjoy sightseeing in Budapest to the fullest.

See the major sights of Budapest with the freedom of planning your own itinerary. Book your Budapest hop-on hop-off tour with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours and enjoy guaranteed lowest prices.
Hop on bus tour
Address 1061, Budapest, Andrassy ut 2
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Phone +36 1 374 7050
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 8pm

You can purchase tickets directly from us by contacting us.

Hop On Hop Of River Cruise

Hop on Hop Off River Cruise is included in the price if you buy your ticket for the Hop On Hop Off bus tour. Also you can buy tickets individually for the cruise as well. 

During the summer the boat stops at Margaret Island as well where you can get off, spend your time and get back on the boat.

Tickets are available in our office!

River cruise Budapest
Address 1052, Budapest, Dock 8a terminal
Phone +36 70 443 3888
Opening Hours departure : 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm

You can purchase tickets directly from us by contacting us.

Margaret Island Petting Zoo

The petting zoo which is sometimes referred as deer-park, exists since 1950, but it is only part of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden since 2002.

The peting zoo was in really bad condition and the city of Budapest has decided to renovate in 2002 and handed it over to the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden for operation.
Petting zoo Margaret Island
Address 1138, Budapest, Margaret Island
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Email  -
Phone +36 20 950 8911
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 6pm 


Quadricycle Rental

Quadricycle - it's more than an average bicycle. Rent one and explore Margaret Island with your family together. Cars are not allowed to go to the island so it is safe and fun!

Margaret Island is located between Pest and Buda, and is mostly covered by landscape parks and medieval ruins. The music fountain can be found there as well that makes a light show every night during the summer.

You can reach the Island on foot on Margaret Bridge or with bus 26 or 226 departig from West Railway Station (Nyugati Pu.)

Quadricycle Budapest Margaret Island
Address 1138, Budapest, Hajos Alfred stny. 1
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Phone +36 1 329 3953
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 8am - 6pm


Bike and Segway Tour

Learn to ride and Segway the self balancing electric scooter and then we take you on a guided tour of the inner Pest side. Formally City Segway Tours - Still the same just a new name!

-Segway tours do not include 20-30 min Segway training.
-Insurance requires everyone to complete a liability waiver.
-Guest must weigh min. 40kg (90lbs) and max. 130kg (280lbs) and be at least 10 years old.
-Unfortunately pregnant women&infants are NOT able to participate.
Segway tours in Budapest
Address 1065, Budapest, Lazar utca 16
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Phone +36 1 269 3843
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 8pm

You can purchase tickets directly from us by contacting us.

Zugliget Chair Lift

The Buda Hills has a variety of adventurous outdoor activities and the 'Libegő' is one of Budapest's unique experiences.

It is a two-way chairlift system that transports passengers between Zugliget and the lookout tower on János Hill (the highest peak in the city), providing beautiful panorama along the way.
Budapest Chair lift
Address 1121, Budapest, Zugligeti ut 97
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Phone +36 1 394 3764
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 4pm


Children's Railway

The Children's Railway that connects the most beautiful excursion spots of the Buda Hills is a unique attraction of Budapest. Its peculiarity is that schoolchildren fill in different positions around and aboard the trains.

The railway line runs from Széchenyi-hegy to Hűvösvölgy, touching Normafa, Csillebércet, János-hegy and Szépjuhászné. The lookout points, forest playgrounds, places of pilgrimage and attractions of the Buda Hills lie close to the railway stations, making the Children's Railway the ideal means of a great outing.
Children's railway Budapest
Address 1021, Budapest, Huvosvolgy
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Phone +36 1 397 5393
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 5pm


City Park Ice Skating (winter only)

If you want to see a breathtaking place, the Ice Rink Palace in the City Park with its huge open air rink is a must see/must do.

While the ice rink in the City Park (Varosliget) of Budapest is an innocent lake in the summer time, in winter time it turns into a popular venue for skating and learning to skate, parties and more.
Ice skating in Budapest city park
Address 1146, Budapest, Olof Palme stny. 5
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Phone +36 1 363 2673
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 1pm ,  5pm - 9pm


Hungaroring - Formula 1 Race Circuit

The Hungaroring is a motor-racing circuit in Mogyoród, Hungary where the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix is held. In 1986, it became the location of the first Formula One Grand Prix behind the Iron Curtain.

Of course there are several events there not only the Formula 1, if you visit their website you can get all the information you will need.
Formula 1 at Hungaroring Budapest
Address 2146, Mogyorod, Versenypalya
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Phone +36 28 444 444
Opening Hours -


Challengeland Adventure Park

Individual rope courses are located on trees and between trees, they entertain, need skills to do them and have different levels.

Participants get from one tree to the other by completing the different obstacles between, like Zip Lines, Burma Bridges and the Tarzan Swing.

Individual rope courses are marked in a similar way to ski courses by colours, depending on their difficulty and height.
Challengeland Adventure Park
Address 1121, Budapest, Konkoly-Thege ut 21
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Phone +36 20 599 8501
Opening Hours Mon - Fri : 8.30am - 4pm

Indoor Activities

G1 GoKart Center

In 2008 the G1 Gokart Center has opened to offer an exclusive place for a great gokart experience - not only for pro racers, but everyone who likes adrenalin in the everyday life as well as teams, firms who would like to organize an event at a cool and high-tech place.

The skilled team is welcoming the guests with 8 years of experience on the longest indoor karting track of Budapest even for a casual karting or any kind of event.
G1 GoKart center Budapest
Address 1134, Budapest, Robert Karoly krt. 54
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Phone +36 1 239 0743
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 3pm - 11pm

Zoo Cafe Budapest

Zoo Cafe is not just an ordinary cafe, it’s more than many free, stunning and exotic animals to present, pet or get to know them.

After eating and drinking the lemonades and the cakes they can also take some pictures with these special animals, for example with the arakanga on their shoulders. In addition they would like to bring the possibility to the families who want to have their own pet to have some practicing time with them.
Zoo cafe Budapest
Address 1053, Budapest, Fejer Gyorgy utca 3
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Phone +36 30 791 3776
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 10pm


In the Tropicarium you can meet animals from all over the world every day of the year. If you visit this fantastic place you will see lazy aligators, exotic birds, interesting reptiles, and little monkeys, strange insects, hundreds of colourful fresh- and salt-waterfish within the reach of your hand.

The  main attractions are the sharks aquarium and the rays touch tank.
Tropicarium Budapest
Address 1223, Budapest, Nagytetenyi ut 37-43
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Phone +36-1 424 3053
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 10am - 8pm

IMAX Cinema

It is going to the theatre to forget you’re at the movies. Sitting there, without the slightest doubt, convinced you’re someplace else.

Going, in the space of minutes, to a place that’s frightening, intense, heart-rending, altogether magical – a place you’ve never been before. IMAX® grabs your senses.

IMAX Cinema Budapest
Address 1097, Budapest, Kerepesi ut 9
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Phone +36 80 800 800
Opening Hours Mon - Sun : 9am - 11pm

4DX Cinema

It is the time to transform the experience of watching a movie. Each 4DX™ seat moves on 3 axes of motions: rolling, heaving and pitching.

A variety of chair-embedded effects, plus shots of air, bursts of water, leg & back ticklers, allows for a complete immersion of audiences into the movies as they become part of the story on-screen.

4DX Cinema Budapest
Address 1062, Budapest, Vaci ut 1-3
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Phone +36 80 800 800
Opening Hours Mon - Sun  : 9am - 11pm

Restaurants for families

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See our recommendations for the best restaurants in Budapest here

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Family Holidays in the beautiful countryside of Hungary, near Budapest

Budapest & the Countryside
You can do both!


We have the ultimate combination for your Hungary holiday. Would you like to explore Budapest, but you want to have a relaxing time and get to know the country better too?

You can now do both. In addition to our luxury apartments right in the city centre of Budapest we have a country guest house only 90 minutes away from Budapest. Our 2 bedroom family suites with fire place, the large garden with swimming pool and the wellness area are all set in the picturesque countryside.

And here our great offer for the guest house:

  • Transfer from Budapest Airport to the guest house
  • 7 nights in one of our suites in the country guest house for a family with up to 6 people
  • Half board for 7 nights (assuming 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12)
  • Transfer from the guest house to your apartment in Budapest

special deal for EUR 795

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Apartments Budapest - Luxury Holiday Rentals

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Apartments Budapest - Luxury Holiday Rentals

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