Budapest is one of Moscow’s slightly shabby but old-school and elegant hotels. Originally opened as a club for gentlemen in 1876, it offers a taste of history and, although renovated in 1995, retains a slightly shabby feel that could be described as ‘homely’.
The 116 rooms are of a good size and they’re clean with high ceilings and modern furnishings. The traditional ‘English pub’ downstairs is slightly soulless, however, so I’d miss that one out and pop round the corner to L’Altro Bosco or opposite to
. As it is located just off the hip shopping streets of Petrovka andrnKuznetsky Most