We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Old Monarchia Hotel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Old Monarchia Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 41: English reviews
Start your review of Old Monarchia Hotel
 Click to rate
gloucester
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Daughter got charged 53€ for two glasses of red wine. Couldn't get sense out of manager as he was very obviously drunk. We'd eaten in there twice & food ok but we didn't check the bill too closely, so we were probably overcharged then, too.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank BevnTich
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Lack of bath towels, water not warm enough to take shower, terrible design of bathroom, scouse wet floor in whole bathrobe after one min. of taking shower. Very uncomfortable bed and pillows. Week and unpleasant furnishings. Room was not serviced. Unable to pay by card (supposedly terminal problem). Worst hotel I have ever been. Considering price even worse.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Paweł C
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I should preface this by saying we read reviews beforehand. We were attracted by the price and location. Please check out the visitor photos if you are doing the same. Good points: Location is excellent; WiFi is excellent in room 7 (as a previous traveller mentioned that it is inconsistent in other rooms); It was fairly clean (more on this...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank BekiN
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Luckily we didn't stay here, but did sit down for lunch in the restaurant/pizzeria on Saturday 3.9.2016. Took ages for waiting staff to take our order and over 30 minutes for food to arrive. When it did it was pretty good, filling, tasty, meaty and moderately priced for central Budapest.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank helensmith55
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The servers sat just a couple of feets away smoking constantly. They seemed more occupied with having the tables occupied than serving their guests. Food took way too long and the other guests was seemingly just as irritated as us. My girlfriend also got very sick a couple of hours later which was probably because of this horrible place. Never...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Martin L
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This was the worst meal I've ever had. I can't believe we paid $50 for food worse than any airplane, cafeteria or hospital food. They're overpriced with terrible service. The onion soup was mostly onion with creamy water that tasted like ot was out of the can. The pork cutlet with tomato sauce tasted like it came from an old...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shadiyah L
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 April 2016

There are pros and cons with this place, but on balance I'm giving it a (just about) 3 star review. The pros are easy: great location on the main tourist street and the price is very cheap for the area. The room is reasonably comfortable and it is secure with its own bathroom and TV, so all that is good....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank dublinia2000
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

**MEAL ONLY** Walked past here on our way to look at the market which we were too late for. We had been given a flyer by someone outside the hotel restaurant, with 4 food deal options at 1990ft each, one option was Goulash Soup followed by Paprika Chicken and dumplings, just what we fancied. Staff were perfectly friendly served us...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sue and Dave W
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We went for a meal only. We were enticed in by lovely pictures of the food and offers of discounts all round. Staff were pleasant throughout is the only good point. The room itself was quite chilly. The food was ok but not like the pictures. I had onion soup which was horrid. It was garlic soup - very strong...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank alison g
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Avoid this place! Nothing about it was good. Food was bad, staff were rude (once you were trapped) they attempted to charge very much more than the price given outside. Firstly, the food was INCREDIBLY poor, i.e. the "goulash soup" was like an instant powered "cup soup" with 4 bits of potato and 2 bits of meat in. The main...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank brock1981

61 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (61)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (20)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Budapest hotels
District V / Inner City
City Hotel Matyas
City Hotel Matyas
#128 of 342 in Budapest
701 reviews
District V / Inner City
Residence Baron
Residence Baron
#50 of 342 in Budapest
653 reviews
District V / Inner City
Central Square Apartments
Central Square Apartments
#454 of 651 in Budapest
55 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
District V / Inner City
Riverside Danube Central Apartments
District V / Inner City
Butterfly Home B&B
Butterfly Home B&B
#5 of 188 in Budapest
505 reviews
District V / Inner City
Grand Market Luxury Apartments
Grand Market Luxury Apartments
#195 of 651 in Budapest
11 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in District V / Inner City

Neighbourhood Profile
District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Old Monarchia Hotel

Address: Vaci utca 79, Budapest 1056, Hungary
Region: Hungary > Central Hungary > Budapest > District V / Inner City , Belváros-Lipótváros
Price Range: ₹ 1,695 - ₹ 5,933 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Monarchia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Old Monarchia Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Old Monarchia Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“ask for a room with good internet connection”
 of 5 bubbles dublinia2000, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles brock1981, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose any of the rooms. Stay elsewhere.”
  • The shower was broken (pipe was leaking) and could not be fixed to the overhead mounting
  • Broken Toilet Seat
 of 5 bubbles Elayne26, 10 Dec 2012 | Read review
“If you decide to brave this place, you should only accept a room on the ground floor. Either 7, 8 or 9.”
  • hole in wall
  • holes in walls and ceiling
  • unfinished work in toilet
  • unsafe looking boiler in bathroom
  • electricals left open in the room
  • Overflowing toilet that absolutely stank.
 of 5 bubbles Maty_Tizzle, 1 Dec 2012 | Read review
“DO NOT get any other room than number 7, 8 or 9.”
 of 5 bubbles 583DominiqueB, 18 Jul 2012 | Read review
5 of 5