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open-ended ordering makes you nervous,
fret not: The staff here are exceptionally
adept at everything from molecular mixology to fat washing (infusing spirits with ingredients such as butter and olive oil). Nagy
Diofa utca 26; warmupbudapest.hu.
Down the rabbit hole:
Doblo's basement speakeasy.
Our four favorite hotels in Budapest.
The 49-room, music-themed Aria Hotel
Budapest organizes a complimentary
two-hour wine-and-cheese reception
every afternoon. Make sure to head to
its rooftop High Note SkyBar and drink
in the city views. Doubles from $350,
including breakfast daily and a $100 spa
credit or 50-minute massage for two.
Centrally located at Erzsebet Square,
the 200-room Ritz-Carlton Budapest seamlessly combines old-world
architecture, classic service, and
contemporary creature comforts, as in
its design-forward Deak Street Kitchen,
which serves Hungarian-inspired meals
and one of the tastiest cocktails in
town: a smoked, chocolaty riff on the
old-fashioned. Doubles from $440,
including breakfast daily and a $100
Also at Erzsebet Square, the 351-room
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest's
elegant interiors and Hungarian art collection provide the backdrop for four dining venues, including a Nobu outpost and
Blue Fox the Bar, a sophisticated lounge
known for inventive cocktails. Doubles
from $229, including breakfast daily and
a gift set of macarons, Hungarian wine,
paprika, and embroidered coasters.
The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham
Palace Budapest conveys a regal air
through statues, tiled mosaics, dramatic
cupolas, and 179 guest rooms with soaring ceilings. Bonus: Concierge Peter
Buday can get hotel guests access to
Brody Studios, an exclusive membersonly ruins bar in the sixth district.
Doubles from $559, including breakfast
daily and a $100 dining credit.
WHERE MYTH MEETS LUXURY
Nestled in a lush nature reserve on a private bay on the Son Tra Peninsula - commonly known to locals as 'Monkey Mountain' - the InterContinental Danang
Sun Peninsula Resort is nothing short of magical feast for the senses. Designed by famed architect Bill Bensley, this whimsical retreat is spread out over four
levels which are meant to represent Heaven, Sky, Earth and Sea. Located a short drive from the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage historic town of Hoi
An, the award-winning resort is the perfect setting to slip away into a jungle and beach oasis, while being immersed in the myth and beauty of Vietnam.
InterContinental® Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Bai Bac, Son Tra Peninsula, Danang, Vietnam.
Connect with your Virtuoso travel advisor for more information.