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2020 Guide On Where To Stay In Bucharest, Romania
Where is Bucharest?
Bucharest is situated in the South East of Romania on the banks of the Dambovita River. It’s the center of culture, media, and art and became the capital in 1862.
Top Things To Do In Bucharest
Wondering where to go in Bucharest on your upcoming holiday? Here are our favorite places to visit in Bucharest, the capital of Romania.
- Visit the world-famous Revolution Square
- Ride a rowboat or hike through the Herastrau Park
- See the magnificent Palace of the Parliament
- Visit the “Arcul de Triumf,” a replica of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France
- Hike in King Michael 1 Park
- Strolling through the historic streets of the Old Town is a must on the what to see in Bucharest list
- Visit the lush Spring Palace called Palatul Primăverii
- Visit the Romanian Athenaeum
- See old architecture in the Dimitri Gusti National Museum
- Marvel of the facade of the Stavrapoleos Church
- Walk the 17th Century Victory Way or Calea Victoriei
- Walkthrough the Cismigiu Gardens
There are many good places to stay in Bucharest that are close to the best things to do in Bucharest as well as restaurants and shopping areas. From Bucharest luxury hotels that boast of elegance and splendor to cheap Bucharest hotels that go easy on your pocket, here’s where to stay in Bucharest.
Luxury Hotels In Bucharest
Athenee Palace Hotel Bucharest
One of the best 5-star hotels in Bucharest, the historic Athenee Palace Hotel is smack in the city’s heart and features a historic lobby – Les Colonnades – showcasing Belle Epoque architecture. It is a stone’s throw from the casinos, Romanian Athenaeum, National Museum Of Romanian Literature, National Museum Of Art Of Romania, Museum Of Art Collections, Cismigiu Gardens, Bucharest National Theater TNB, Stavropoleos Church, and the Romanian National Opera. Private parking is available onsite at EUR 25.85 per day.
Large spacious rooms and suites ranging from 33 m² to 84 m² in size include all amenities including free WiFi, coffee making equipment, minibars, safes, satellite TVs, and more. The Junior Suite, Courtyard Suite, Presidential Suite, and Diplomat Suite include separate seating and dining areas. Suite guests also get access to the Executive Lounge overlooking Revolution Square that serves complimentary snacks and beverages at set hours. Onsite restaurants give a taste of different cultures; Café Athénée for French food, Roberto’s for Italian, The English Bar for select whiskeys, and the La Strada terrace for summer delights.
The hotel boasts a well-equipped fitness and luxurious spa with an indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, and hot tub. Pets are allowed at a charge. Athenee Palace Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Bucharest!
Grand Hotel Continental
Grand Hotel Continental is set in the best area to stay in Bucharest on Calea Victoriei, and just steps from the National Art Museum. Most of the major Bucharest attractions are less than 200 meters away, while supermarkets and restaurants are at your door.
Rooms and suites are elegantly designed in a vintage style and feature glass-encased showers and bathtubs. The Junior Suite includes two satellite TVs, one in the bedroom and one in the living room. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Guests also have access to free saunas, hot tubs and the gym at the Eden Spa, while massages cost extra. Victoria Club in the lobby serves a range of over 100 spirits, while the two restaurants delight guests with Balkan, Romanian and international cuisine. Private parking is available onsite at RON 63 per day (13-14 EUR), and Henri Coanda Airport is a short 25-minute drive away. You’ll love staying here at one of the best five-star hotels in Bucharest!
Boutique Hotels In Bucharest
Le Boutique Hotel Moxa
Located on Calea Victoriei Boulevard, the Boutique Hotel Moxa is within walking distance of the tourist spots of Bucharest, Romania. It also features lush gardens, a spa and fitness center with sauna, free onsite parking, free WiFi and an onsite restaurant and bar.
Room walls and floors are decorated in lovely shades of sandy beige. The compact soundproofed rooms include all amenities, as well as minibars, free WiFi, clock radios, ironing facilities, and hypoallergenic linen. The executive double room also consists of a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine, and kitchenware. The Yeshoah Tova Synagogue is 851 meters away, and the Henri Coanda Airport is 20-minutes away by transport. The elegant Boutique Hotel Moxa is an excellent choice for both business travelers and tourists!
Park Inn by Radisson Bucharest Hotel 7 Residence
One of the best 4-star hotels in Bucharest, the Park Inn, is centrally located within walking distance of important Bucharest attractions. Guests have a choice of standard rooms, luxurious suites, or furnished apartments. Soundproofed rooms feature hardwood or parquet flooring, airconditioning, heating, flatscreen TVs with cable, safes, dryers, ironing facilities, tea/coffee makers, hypoallergenic linen, and free WiFi. Suites and rooms also include seating areas, dining tables, and a kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, and kitchenware.
Guests at the Park Hotel Bucharest can sample drinks in the lobby bar or enjoy Mediterranean meals at the onsite restaurant Shakira. Special meals are available on request. Guests also have access to the World Class Health Academy, which includes hot tubs, fitness equipment, and an indoor swimming pool. Outdoor hot tubs and access to the outdoor swimming pool is charged. Onsite parking costs RON 70 or EUR 15 per day. If you’re looking for a comfortable stay in an excellent location, this is one of the top places to stay in Bucharest!
Residence Villa Barrio
Once the residence of the aristocratic Catargius family, the Villa Barrio is now one of the most beautiful 4-star hotels in Bucharest near Romana Square, with Revolution Square just 700 meters away. The art deco interior welcomes guests while the restaurant connected to the hotel serves Greek, Italian, and European dishes.
Stylish air-conditioned rooms feature satellite TVs, refrigerators, hairdryers, free WiFi, ironing facilities, and electric kettles. Suites also include a seating area and walk-in closet. Family rooms are also available. If you’re looking for the best hotels in Bucharest that are reminiscent of days long past, the Residence Villa Bario is your ideal choice!
Cheap Hotels In Bucharest
Pension Casa Mica
There are several traditional Bucharest villas in the residential areas that have been turned into hotels. Pension Casa Mica is one such Bucharest hotel. Located 2.5 km away from the city, it offers guests a chance to enjoy some peace and greenery when they visit Bucharest. Free onsite parking is available.
Decorated with traditional yellows and dark-wood furniture, the compact rooms feature airconditioning, flatscreen cable TVs, mosquito nets, hairdryers, seating areas, and free WiFi. A seasonal outdoor pool is present, and a barbecue can be arranged in the yard. Crangasi Metro Station is 400 meters away, and Lacul Morii Lake is 3 km away. Pension Casa Mica is family-friendly and oozes character!
For an affordable stay in Bucharest, stay at the Rembrandt Hotel that’s set in a building from 1925 in the historic city center. Stavropoleos Church is less than 100 meters away, and most of the top things to do in Bucharest are within a km from this Bucharest hotel.
Sixteen rooms and suites spread over seven floors welcome guests with their wooden floors and furnishings and oversized wooden beds. Rooms include all necessary amenities, as well as mosquito nets and free WiFi. Guests can enjoy a rich buffet breakfast at Cafe Klein on the mezzanine floor. If you want easy access to the best restaurants in Bucharest, Romania and to enjoy a taste of the nightlife, the Rembrandt Hotel is the perfect place to stay!
Private Accommodation In Bucharest
Korona Centre Ville Suites
The central Bucharest apartments offered by Korona Centre Ville Suites include a 29 m² Junior suite in Old Town, a 50 m² 1-bedroom condo and a 100 m² 2-bedroom apartment. They are within walking distance of the metro station Universitate and all the Old Town Bucharest attractions.
The air-conditioned units include free WiFi, cable, irons, and hairdryers; as well as a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, electric kettle, stovetop, tea/coffee maker, toaster, and microwave. The larger apartments also include a washing machine, drying rack, seating areas, dining table, and balcony. If you’re looking for a spacious private accommodation in Bucharest that’s classy, clean, functional, and affordable; you’ll love this cheap accommodation in Bucharest!
Gabriela’s Apartment In The Old Town
This Bucharest accommodation is right in the heart of Old Town Bucharest, within walking distance of most attractions. The 37 m² apartment includes a bedroom, living, room, well-equipped kitchenette, and a bathroom. The kitchenette includes a microwave, fridge, washing machine, coffeemaker, stove, kettle, plates, and cutlery. It is also stocked with coffee and tea bags and cleaning products. The air-conditioned apartment includes free WiFi and a TV with cable channels.
Several restaurants, bars, clubs, supermarkets, theatres, and concert halls are in the neighboring area; while the Argentine Restaurant is on the ground floor of the same building. Revolution Square is a 15-minute walk while Unirii Metro Station is a 5-minute walk from the apartment. If you’re looking for a value-for-money accommodation in Bucharest, this 1-bedroom apartment in the Old Town is a great choice!
Cheap Hostels In Bucharest
Colorfully decorated, the Hostel Eminescu offers single rooms or beds in 4-bed or 6-bed dormitories with shared bathrooms and kitchens, and access to safety deposit boxes and free luggage storage. Economy quadruple rooms and family rooms are also available. Simple and easy on the pocket, the beds are comfy, the staff friendly, and the rates are easy on your pocket!
Hotel Eminescu is a 10-minute walk from Romana Square and the other attractions in Bucharest. A tram stop and supermarket is nearby and connects the hostel to theatres, parks, and the metro station. Henri Coanda Airport is 14.1 km away. Kids books, DVDs, games and outdoor play equipment are available onsite as well!
Bed and breakfast is the best place to stay in Bucharest when you’re on a budget. And the simple Bread&Breakfast is the best bed and breakfast there is! The places to visit in Bucharest are within 500 meters to 2 km of this cheap accommodation in Bucharest. But cafes, bars, markets, and supermarkets are all within walking distance.
This simple and plain rooms here include free WiFi, free public parking nearby, and access to shared bathrooms and a common kitchen. The shared bathroom is cleaned after every visit, and the shared kitchen is clean too! Guests here love the helpful staff and the projects dedicated to helping disadvantaged youth. WiFi is strong throughout bed and breakfast. For a pocket-friendly stay in Bucharest, choose this B&B!
There are our favorite places to stay in Romania while on holidays in Bucharest. Which Bucharest hotels have caught your fancy and which ones are you planning to stay at soon? Comment and let us know!