Buda or Pest? You’re likely going to be going back and forth many times so you might as well choose a hotel close to the Charles Bridge.


I had a hard time deciding which side of Budapest to stay in. While I was debating between Buda or Pest, I started to map out all the things I wanted to see and do and eat. Before I even finalized my itinerary, I realized that I’d be going back and forth between Buda and Pest at least half a dozen times. To save on time and taxi fare, I decided to book a hotel close to the Chain Bridge. And I’m glad I did. I walked across that bridge over a dozen times during my visit. It was ALWAYS worth the trek.

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