In 1902, with the imminent opening of the Elisabeth Bridge linking the Buda and Pest sides of the Danube River, Her Imperial and Royal Highness Maria Klotild of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha commissioned architects to build two mirroring palaces at the gateway of the Elisabeth bridge. These English Baroque palaces, known as the Klotild palaces, were stunning showcases of Hungarian masterpieces and welcomed visitors to the ‘pest’ side of Budapest.
Located inside the palace was The Belvárosi Kávéház cafe, where artists, writers and locals gathered for inspiration and conversation. After years of neglect following damage during World War 1 and World War 2, one of these buildings has been meticulously restored into Matild Palace, the city’s first Luxury Collection hotel. This restoration and preservation effort worked to keep much of the historical grandeur while adding modern, luxury amenities.
Where Royalty meets the 21st Century!
Enjoy rich cultural heritage and unparalleled luxury during your next stay in Budapest, Hungary. If you are enjoying a river cruise along the Danube, this magnificent hotel is just a short walk to your ship.
Dining in Matild Palace is as elegant as the beautiful hotel. Spago by Wolfgang Puck offers guests a Hungarian fine dining experience with California inspired cuisine.
The Matild Café continues the tradition of offering a warm gathering place to enjoy coffee and conversation. Today’s modern version under master chef Wolfgang Puck, also provides world-famous pastries, artisanal bakery items, and delicious comfort foods.
Nurture your body and mind in the elegant Swan Spa. This full service spa offers a full menu of luxury services that ensure you are relaxed and pampered.
Enjoy a rejuvenating rest in one of the elegantly appointed suites offered in the Matild.
Designed to inspire your creativity, the Loft Suites offer a bit more contemporary design. Nestled on the 5th floor, the loft suite offers stunning views of the Danube with a state-of-the-art entertainment system and indulgent details.
Relax like Royalty in the Elisabeth Bridge Suites as you gaze on the breathtaking sights of the Danube River and the iconic Elisabeth Bridge. With large windows that frame the panoramic views, these suites are located in Danube River facing corners. With plush furnishings and marble bathrooms, enjoy your stay in modern luxury and timeless elegance.
The Maria Klotild royal suite, designed by MKV design London is imagined as The Royal and Imperial Highness Maria Klotild’s private apartment. Enjoy the royal treatment with a custom-designed mix of modern and traditional furniture, elegant chandeliers, handmade glass pieces and antiques sourced in Budapest.
The beautiful suite includes a spacious master bedroom, bathroom, living room, and separate study. If you need additional space, connecting rooms are an option that creates an amazing 3 bedroom apartment suite.