Shooting in Budapest

Production Friendly Hotels

Best Choice Hotels for Production Teams: Our Recommendations

Budapest offers several luxury hotels, 4-star hotels, and apartments. Progressive Productions maintains established relationships with most of them, and strives for securing the best possible rates for our partners, as well as to ensure that every aspect of our clients’ stay in Budapest is as carefree as possible.


Every hotel that we offer is film-friendly in that they welcome film production crews and they are fully prepared for their special needs: they provide early breakfast on shooting days, offer conference rooms for crew meetings, rooms for wardrobe fittings, they have the necessary information technology infrastructure, and they keep all information about their guests fully confidential.


The following hotels are our suggestions with a hint of our personal opinions of them.

Budapest offers several luxury hotels, 4-star hotels, and apartments. Progressive Productions maintains established relationships with most of them, and strives for securing the best possible rates for our partners, as well as to ensure that every aspect of our clients’ stay in Budapest is as carefree as possible.


Every hotel that we offer is film-friendly in that they welcome film production crews and they are fully prepared for their special needs: they provide early breakfast on shooting days, offer conference rooms for crew meetings, rooms for wardrobe fittings, they have the necessary information technology infrastructure, and they keep all information about their guests fully confidential.


The following hotels are our suggestions with a hint of our personal opinions of them.

Continental Hotel Zara

Zara Hotel is a four star superior design hotel, which combines elegance with a modern world of colours and forms. It is located in Budapest’s arty and hip center, close to many of the city’s famous ruin bars. Continental Hotel Zara offers a unique roof-top wellness and fitness center, a restaurant with terrace and a roof garden with a beautiful view of the city. The hotel maintains a partnership with Progressive Productions ever since it opened, and has granted accommodation to our clients many times. Because of it’s flexibility and reliability, Continental Hotel Zara is highly recommended for production teams.

Hotel Zara

Boscolo Budapest

The Boscolo Budapest is an upscale, 5-star hotel which also features a building of luxury apartments. The hotel houses the world famous, historical New York café, which has been called the most wonderful café in the world. This work of art is now restored to its former glory. The lobby is an exceptionally stunning part of the hotel, that takes everyone’s breath away when they arrive. The hotel and the New York café are both open for photo and film shoots. The production friendly staff understand well the needs and requirements of production groups have. Boscolo Budapest is a good place to shoot and to stay as well. Its only flaw is that parking with buses could be a little bit complicated.

Boscolo Hotel

Corinthia Hotel Budapest

This 5-star hotel truly offers first class service for its guests. It features 22 modern meeting rooms, which always comes in handy if a production team needs a place for prep meetings or fittings. Corinthia Hotel Budapest is an impressive landmark building, with a soaring glass atrium and an imposing Neo-classical facade, which inspired Wes Anderson’s Oscar-awarded movie the Grand Budapest Hotel. It offers 450 rooms, as well as a number of eateries and bars within its walls. The hotel is highly experienced in accommodating film crews.

Corinthia Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton

This luxury hotel is one of the few top hotels in Budapest, which is perfectly located in the heart of Budapest just a few steps from the Danube, ensuring that you can immediately feel the unique city’s vibe.The Ritz-Carlton Budapest is part of the well known The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain, therefore it is a great choice for those who want a trusted name. They have vast experience in accommodating celebrities. Progressive Productions have worked several times with the hotel’s professional staff on film and photo shoots.

Ritz-Carlton

Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge

A 5-star hotel in Budapest’s heart, Sofitel is part of the well-known and trusted Accor hotel group. Besides the cozy and high-quality accommodation in the city center, Sofitel offers rooms with spectacular views of the Chain Bridge and Royal Castle which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Sofitel Budapest

Four Seasons Budapest

A unique art-nouveau landmark, the recently remodeled Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace combines historical elegance and modern comfort. You can also relax in the Gresham spa, which is located on the top level of the hotel. Furthermore, this luxury hotel is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Four Seasons Budapest is the number one luxury hotel in Budapest, that has great experience in hosting celebrities with discretion and personalized service.

Four Seasons Hotel

Hotel Moments Budapest

A 4-star boutique style hotel, the Hotel Moments Budapest is situated on the most beautiful boulevard of the city called Andrássy Avenue close to the Hungarian State Opera and the St. Stephen’s Basilica. Since the avenue is one of Budapest’s main traffic arteries, therefore during productions the parking in front of the hotel could be a little difficult. Besides the elegant and comfortable rooms, the hotel offers wellness facilities and an on-site restaurant. It’s cozy bistro restaurant offering local and international dishes with an exclusive wine selection.

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