Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Budapest, and the brand’s debut in Hungary, has this week opened its doors to the public. The UNESCO World Heritage Site has recently undergone a meticulous five – year transformation to become a 130 – guestroom luxury hotel in the heart of Budapest.
The hotel aims to honor its Hungarian heritage through thoughtful decor that reflect the property’s remarkable location while also paying homage to its former glory as a place.
‘We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone in the growth of The Luxury Collection brand with the opening of Matild Palace, a hotel that will define the destination of Budapest’, said Philipp Weghmann, Vice President and Global Brand Leader of The Luxury Collection, in a press release.
‘The property allows our guests to realize the fantasy of living within a royal palace, elevated with modern amenities and impeccable service, and we look forward to welcoming them as they discover this timeless and inspiting city’.
Tucked in between the Vaci Utca, Szabad Sajto Ut and the Danube, Matild Palace is just one of tho buildings commissioned by Her Imperial And Royal Highness Maria Klotild of Saxe – Coburg and Gotha which could appeal to luxury enthusiasts, historians, and royal watchers alike.
The award – winning MKV Design worked to transform Matild Palace to offer a balance of both historic charm and contemporary comforts, including a thoughtful color palette of teal, gold, and copper the were chosen to reflect the hues of iconic Budapest buildings and their signature roofscapes. Historical photographs and delicate Hungarian handcrafted furniture can also be found throughout the hotel lobby and into the guest rooms and suites.
The property is also peppered with modern entertainment and gastronomic experiences. From Wolfgang Puck overseeing all dining operations at Matild Palace to the sector liquor liberty and Hungarian – influenced spa, it’s going to be hard to justify leaving the hotel at all.