Q. Can I buy an apartment at Izabella '79 ?
A. We do not have any for sale at this time, but should you have a serious interest in purchasing one of our luxury units in the future, please email your preference to us and we will contact you in the event of a release.
Q. Is Budapest a safe city ?
A. Budapest is statistically one of the safest cities in the world. A good guide to safety in the city can be found here.
Q. Can you walk to pubs, restaurants and the sights ?
A. Yes, there are countless amenities within walking distance. Pubs nearby include the Caledonia (Scottish Pub), Beckett's Irish Bar, Vig Bar, Cotton Club etc. Also a newly opened Irish Pub, The Guinness House, run by a Tipperary man, is a short taxi ride away at Pilvax Kos 1-3, 1052 Budeapest. There are many famous restaurants on our doorstep — Da Pippo (round the corner on Andrassy), Bock Restaurant and OK Italia (Nyugati Square). Both the Opera House and the Danube are less than 15 Minutes walk. Remember, we're in the City Centre.
Q. How is public transport around Budapest?
A. Fantastic. Coming from Ireland it is a nice change! Tram, trolley bus and metro lines cover the city. Transport is cheap, and you can buy unlimited travel passes that allow you to travel on all forms of transport for a good rate. Izabella is only a block away from routes on Andrassy ut. Also, the historic metro line runs down Andrassy and has a stop on Oktagon - this metro was the first in continental Europe, built in 1896!
Q. How is Budapest served by air from Ireland?
A. Flying between Ireland and Budapest is easy and cheap. Malev (Hungary's national carrier), Aer Lingus and Ryanair all operate flights on the route. You can choose between flying from Cork, Shannon or Dublin!
Q. Where can I learn more about Budapest ?
A. We've put together a few links about the city. Wikitravel also has a good guide here.
Q. Where is the best place to exchange currency ?
A. Always use the banks. Never ever use the street (you are likely to be scammed). The airport and bureaus de change tend to give bad value.