BUDAPEST — W Hotels Worldwide plans to debut the W Hotels brand in Hungary with the opening of W Budapest in 2020, it was announced Jan. 18.
Located on upscale Andrassy Avenue, across from the State Opera House, the hotel will be housed in the Drechsler Palace, which will be fully renovated to accommodate the brand.
W Budapest will feature 162 guestrooms and suites, including one Extreme WOW, the brand’s luxe take on the Presidential Suite. The hotel will offer a restaurant and destination bar, as well as the signature W Living Room lobby. Three meeting and event spaces, including a Great Room for larger celebrations, will be available, along with an Away Spa, FIT fitness center, and WET pool.
“Budapest has secured a spot as epicentre of European travel with the convergence of creative communities combined with a thriving economy, making this city the perfect fit for the innovative edge of W Hotels,” said Anthony Ingham, global brand leader, W Hotels Worldwide.
Following the success of W Hotels in Istanbul, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, London, Paris and Verbier, W Amsterdam became the seventh W Hotel in Europe when it opened in October 2015. W Hotels now features a worldwide portfolio of 50 properties around the globe, and is on track to reach 75 properties by 2020.