10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Budapest, Hungary - Updated 2022


Awash with grand architecture and bursting with cosmopolitan flair, Budapest is a wondrous destination of picturesque beauty and historic charm. Hungary’s remarkable capital is actually a combination of three unified cities that span the sparkling Danube River, and there is an astounding amount of cultural attractions, family-friendly activities, and dazzling restaurants and nightlife spots on both sides of the waterway. Walk across the Chain Bridge that connects Buda to Pest and marvel at views of Castle Hill, or take a river cruise along the Danube to enjoy the city’s magnificent panoramas. Take a dip in luxurious thermal spa baths, then soak up the culture at one of the city’s unique ruin pubs. With sights like Heroes’ Square and Fisherman’s Bastion, Budapest will take your breath away with its impressive architectural marvels. Plan your trip to Budapest today, and check out these 10 wonderful HomeAway vacation rentals.

1. Beautiful apartments overlooking a Bauhaus courtyard (from USD 100)

This listing is for two apartments named “Sarah” and “Belle” in the heart of Budapest’s city center. Filled with cozy furniture and thoughtful amenities, both apartments are warm and inviting, and when rented together, they can provide accommodation for up to 12 guests. Each of the beautifully modern rentals includes a well-furnished kitchen, a large bathroom, a sleeping loft, and a lounge area with a convertible sofa bed and a selection of books and games. The apartments are also equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi, and there is also a delightful courtyard for guests to enjoy. The price listed is only for one of the apartments, either “Sarah” or “Belle.”

Apt. Sarah-Belle: Cozy Luxury in the City Center - PRE/POST CRUISE SPECIALS
Budapest, Budapest, HU
76 reviews
Apartment 12 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room furniture is comfortable
the living room furniture is comfortable
we also appreciated the air conditioning units as it was quite hot during our visit
cute little kitchen fully stocked with amenities
the bed was comfortable and in a little cozy loft which i enjoyed
the living room was spacious and the whole place was clean and tidy
spotlessly clean warm and inviting comfortable everything you need was provided
the apartment is cozy and clean and has everything that you may need for your trip
the owners are very responsive and friendly
the owners are very responsive and friendly
in fact we found all of the owner’s suggestions that we tried to be excellent
the people were very friendly and there was just so much to see and do
excellent communication and customer service with the owner
fourth the location was perfect
a lovely apartment in the perfect location
we found the public transportation to be very good and we took trolleys buses and the subway
the apartment is safe quiet excellent value for money and very central
truly a great place to stay
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2. Beautiful and classic apartment near the Basilica (from USD 91)

A charming style and modern amenities make this apartment a delightful place to stay in Budapest. The property is cozy, elegant, and airy, and can provide accommodation for up to five guests. Inside this wonderful accommodation, you will find a quaint lounge area, a sleek, fully equipped kitchen, two comfortable bedrooms, and two chic bathrooms. There is also a peaceful courtyard. Many of Budapest’s attractions are within walking distance, including the Basilica and the Chain Bridge, and there are many excellent restaurants close by.

Beautiful Classic Westend apartment near the Basilica
Budapest, Budapest, HU
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Stunning apartment with a Synagogue view (from USD 138)

homeaway budapest | stunning apartment with a synagogue view
Source: Vrbo

A stylish and charming property, this apartment is located in Budapest’s Jewish District and boasts wonderful city views. The two-bedroom apartment has accommodation for up to seven guests and it is filled with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. With a large fireplace in the living room, lots of travel books, and family-friendly games and DVDs, the apartment provides a cozy getaway in the city. If you are traveling with a small child, the hosts can also provide items like a cot, high chair, and a baby bathtub for your stay.

Stunning apartment in the 7th/Jewish District with Synagoge view.
Budapest, Budapest, HU
7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Charming apartment in the Café District (from USD 125)

“Apartment Andrei” is a sophisticated, modern, and cozy property. The delightful one-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to five guests, and it comes with a modern kitchen stocked with appliances, a spacious dining and living area, a large bathroom, and a quaint bedroom. A wonderful balcony overlooks the quiet churchyard. Many fantastic eateries are nearby along the bohemian streets of the Café District, and the Danube River and the Central Market are only a short walk away from the property.

Apt Andrei: Elegance & Grace in the Café District - PRE/POST CRUISE SPECIALS
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The refrigerator was stocked with basic items
the pictures do it justice
- it is stocked just like home
This apartment is a 1 bedroom with a sleeper sofa in the living room
It was enough for me that the space itself is awesome
we settled in to the lovely clean & tastefully decorated
very clean and central Thanks for the hospitality
We really didn't use public transport whilst there
I can't say enough about this unit
It's spacious in fabulous condition and beautifully decorated
John was very helpful from the moment I contacted him
She guided us through the apartment in a warm and friendly manner showing us where things were maps
Budapest Owner John reached out prior to our arrival with lots of great information about the city an offer to arrange transportation to/from the airport (we did
extra toiletry items all the makings for a good cappuccino and even a few items in the fridge
But John hooked us up with a taxi driver who was always easy to reach and always punctual -- and that really allayed our anxiety about getting around which made our experience in Budapest that mu...
It is its own neighborhood full of interesting places to walk eat and socialize including the Central Market
The Central Market less than a 10 minute walk
The neighborhood is peaceful but not lacking activity
Apartment Andrei is located within walking distance to the Central Market Danube bakeries supermarkets & of course the transit system
It is close enough to the tourist district that I could walk or take the nearby metro but just far enough away
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5. Grandiose apartment in downtown Budapest (from USD 147)

This stylish apartment in Budapest’s town center creates a luxurious guest experience. Elegantly decorated and filled with modern amenities, this three-bedroom property is a wonderful choice for families and larger groups as it can accommodate up to ten guests. The space consists of three serene bedrooms, three chic bathrooms, an airy, modern kitchen, and a spacious, open dining and living area. The property is located across from Karoly Palace on the Pest side of the city, and it is only a short walk away from the National Museum, the Great Market Hall, and the Danube River.

Grandiose apt in the middle of the downtown for families and friend groups
Budapest, HU
Apartment 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

6. Luxurious apartment in the city center

This luxurious, picturesque property epitomizes charm! With its airy interior, stylish décor, and spectacular balcony, this historic apartment is an ideal accommodation for a relaxing getaway. The apartment includes three serene bedrooms, two lavish bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a sun-filled living and dining space. Two peaceful balconies showcase scenic views of the city and overlook the Synagogue and shops below. The apartment is located along the Karoly Korut, and it can accommodate up to eight guests.

Center of the City Luxury Apartment
3 Károly körút
45 reviews
Apartment 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Beautiful, modern apartment on Andrassy Avenue

Situated on stunning Andrassy Avenue, this property portends a delightful stay in Budapest. The apartment is contemporary and chic, and it can provide accommodation for up to six guests. The space consists of two peaceful bedrooms, a modern, well-equipped kitchen and dining area, a stylish living area filled with cozy touches like a fireplace, a dining area, and a modern bathroom. The apartment also has free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

Fireplace, newly refurbished, best location on Andrassy near Opera, air-con
59 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The children had single beds in a separate bedroom and the master bedroom area is separated from the living room with a sliding door so everyone has their space
You take an elevator to the top floor
Lovely flat in a very accessible part of town
There was also a high chair
The other two had to sleep in the second bedroom which did not have an operating window and felt a bit like a dungeon
The washer for clothes is a big plus
The apartment overlooks the central courtyard and was very quiet and peaceful
It is centrally located to most everything We like to walk and felt most everything was within a very manageable distance
The bathrooms are well stocked with toiletries and towels and plenty of hot water
There are shops and restaurants around and the Italian downstairs does take out pizza if you fancy staying in and relaxing I would stay here again
She responded to emails very quickly and organised the airport transfer for us
Tamas met us there and was really friendly
our host was very helpful from the beginning
Our host was responsive and arranged to meet us at the apartment when we arrived
We can also recommend the Thai restaurant right next door
but most sights were within easy walking distance
It is a perfect location for visiting the beautiful city of Budapest
A metro stop is conveniently located just outside the apartment which made seeing the city quite easy
we could restock basics easily at nearby convenience store or market AND lovely Budapest shopping (this part of Andrassy street is haute couture shopping)
The location in the building was a bit of an effort to get to
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8. Colorful and cozy Budapest apartment

Known as “La Maison Orange,” this cheerful apartment is sunny, colorful, and filled with unique, stylish touches. The apartment offers accommodation for up to six guests and it has a well-equipped, large kitchen, two bedrooms, a luxurious bathroom, and a cozy living room. The apartment has air conditioning and internet. With its central location in Budapest, guests will be within walking distance of the Rákóczi Market Hall, and close to many public transportation options.

Budapest: Typical cosy Budapest apartment newly redecorated
Budapest, HU
6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

9. Artistic apartment overlooking University Square

Admire the beauty of Budapest’s streets and spend your days exploring the many attractions in Pest, when you rent this unique apartment. Located in the heart of Pest, the property brims with character and charm, and it can accommodate up to six guests. Inside the apartment, guests can enjoy a balcony that overlooks University Square, a large, sleek kitchen a sunny living room, two luxurious bathrooms, and two airy, elegant bedrooms. The apartment brims with many modern amenities and thoughtful tools, including a large television with international programs, free Wi-Fi, an iPad loaded with tips for travelers, and two prepaid mobile phones!

New design luxury apartment of 100 sq.m w/balcony in pedestrian area in Budapest
Budapest, HU
76 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything we needed
Air conditioned bedrooms kept the entire place comfortable even during record heat
Four adults had plenty of space to spread out
It looked just as good as the photos online
the place stayed nice and cool thanks to the two air conditioning units in the bedrooms
and the apartment is clean and beautifully decorated
The apartment was very clean
everything was in good repair and the property manager Orsi was excellent Highly recommend
Also a clothes rack (since there isn't a dryer) would be helpful
On departure she arranged a taxi for us
Orsi who checked us in was so helpful
We greatly appreciated her assistance and kindness
Orsi manager was super quick to respond and offered helpful advice
gave us some directions to where we could get groceries
It is located near many restaurants and the Metro/tram
Beautifully remodeled safe location
The neighborhood was very safe and the surrounding restaurants were all good
The location was brilliant with several cafes serving breakfast lunch and dinner right on the road outside
It was close to the subway and Orsi
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10. Cozy nest in the city center

A charming and cozy property, this apartment is a wonderful accommodation for families and small groups. “Apartment Olive” has accommodation for up to four guests and it is filled with many modern amenities and comforts. Inside this quaint property, there is a comfortable lounge, a compact kitchen, a peaceful bedroom, and a large bathroom. Located across from Ferenciek Square, this lovely apartment has a central location, and it is within walking distance of many lovely cafes and shops, as well as the Danube.

Apt. Olive-Cozy Nest in the City Center - PRE/POST CRUISE SPECIALS
47 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The air conditioner in the bedroom was a lifesaver
The fridge was stocked with cheeses
contains a living/dining room a bedroom
Not that Olive falls down on those criteria simply that a small one bedroom apartment can only offer limited comforts
so it is easy to call a cab Apartment Olive
The weather was very hot
We used public transport only twice during our week in Budapest Turn R) and walk a few metres to the main road turn R) cross the road at the pedestrian lights
The courtyard garden apartment was very clean and cozy
John will not hesitate to give you great recommendations and tips directly
showed my son( traveling alone visiting a friend) around and helped him with questions and map
John sent us lots of information before our visit telling us why he loves Budapest restaurants he recommended and areas to tour Apartment Max
What made the experience of staying at the Apartment Olive so sppecial though is the hospitality and graciousness of its owner/host John Farago
The whole experience was enjoyable from the driver awaiting us at the airport the welcoming lady meeting us at the apartment and John even calling us during our visit to make sure everything was o...
It is an easy walk or metro to all the great sites in Pest (Andrassy Avenue Varosloget Central Park
Olive is located within walking distance of everything
There were grocery stores within a couple of minutes walk and a ten minute walk or so to the Central Market
We walked everywhere with great restaurants within a few steps
It was within walking distance of the Jewish Quarter
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Discover the breathtaking beauty of Budapest

With its scenic streets, wonderful cultural attractions, and delectable eateries, Budapest tempts you to immediately get out and start exploring. From performances at the Hungarian State Opera House to shopping in the Central Market Hall, there is so much to see, do, and try in this area! No matter what is on your itinerary, these 10 HomeAway accommodations provide a wonderful place to stay in Budapest.

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