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26Jun

The Grand Story
of Corinthia Hotel Budapest
by Tibor Meskal, Sr. Manager on Duty
Chapter 6

Background of 1896 – Look back in time to the glorious and glamourous days of the Grand Hotel Royal opening in 1896 when Hungary celebrated the anniversary of the countrys „land-taking” by Árpád in the year 895. After a year delay finally the Millennium has been celebrated and interesting historical buildings, monuments and bridges have been restored and created, amongst them the Grand Hotel Royal. During this time and age the Elizabeth boulevard grew at an astonishing speed and became the most elegant thorough fare in the city of Budapest.

To be continued…

More about our hotel’s history:
Andreas Augustin: The Most Famous Hotels in the World. – Grand Hotel Royal Budapest
http://www.famoushotels.org/article/631

19Jun

The Grand Story
of Corinthia Hotel Budapest
by Tibor Meskal, Sr. Manager on Duty
Chapter 5

MICE_BallroomThe Grand Ballroom – With the growing popularity of the motion picture, the Ballroom ceased to exist as a part of the hotel when it was reconstructed as the Royal Apollo cinema and after the Second
World War it reopened its doors as the Red Star Cinema with its entrance on Hársfa street in 1959.
Actually the operation of this cinema even survived the operation of the old Royal, which was
closed in 1991. After years of decline, the Ballroom’s legend was reborn in 2002 when the whole
property was reconstructed and even this room was restored to its original state. It was laid with
Italian limestone and Spanish marble, framed by the expertise of Hungarian craftsmen: their fabulous
plaster work puts the final touch on the hotel and their gilded scrolls elevate the beauty of the
Grand Ballroom

To be continued…

More about our hotel’s history:
Andreas Augustin: The Most Famous Hotels in the World. – Grand Hotel Royal Budapest
http://www.famoushotels.org/article/631

13Jun

Football_World_cup2Football World Cup

Q. What’s the next best thing to watching the World Cup live in Brazil?

A. Watching the World Cup live in the Sky Terrace on the roof-garden of Corinthia Hotel Budapest.

Brazil is here in town – Enjoy every moment of the FIFA 2014 World Cup on the roof terrace of Corinthia.

The roof terrace will be transformed into a “World Cup Sky Terrace” with a lounge, a dining space and a bar, providing full coverage of the Brazilian Football World Cup on 7 TV screens.

Enjoy excellent BBQ and a variety of refreshing beverages and cocktails, including happy hours, games and gifts.

We are setting up multiple screens for the entire duration of the World Cup and a fabulous seating area where guests can relax, socialise, enjoy great food and drink, and watch the sport in ultimate comfort.

Enjoy fabulous authentic Brazilian food, lively party music at the weekends and guest commentators for the big matches.

Don’t miss our taste of Brazil in Budapest – it’s going to be the World Cup venue in Hungary.

Location: Sky Terrace on the roof garden

Date: 12 June 2014. – 13 July 2014 17:00-00:00

For further information and bookings, please contact us on +36 1 479 4850 or cuisine.budapest@corinthia.com

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