New Hotel Opening
Aria Hotel Budapest was officially opened in July 2015. Like every Kallan-developed hotel, the Aria Budapest has a distinctive concept: in this case the universal love of music. The 1870s building, which has been beautifully reimagined by young Budapest interior designer Zoltán Varro, captures a breathtaking blend of classical and contemporary styles.
Each of the 49 guestrooms and four parlors feature a jazz, contemporary, opera or classical music theme through décor and sound.
Spy shot in Budapest
Film director Paul Feig, known for projects such as Bridesmaids, The Heat and the television series Freaks and Geeks, couldn’t resist the allure of Budapest for his latest film, Spy. After scouting Hungary’s capital, initially hoping to make the city look more like Paris, Feig and his team fell in love with Budapest, eventually rewriting the script so that much of the film is set there.