SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hotel specials in Budapest for the Formula One Grand Prix Hungary.
Each year, as part of the global F1 phenomenon, the Grand Prix zooms into the quiet Hungarian countryside. Located just outside Budapest, the F1 circuit – dubbed the Hungaroring – will again roar to life from July 27-29, with the traditional Public Pit Walk opening the event on Thursday, July 26.
One of the most challenging circuits in the F1 competition, the Hungaroring, is great for spectators, as the surrounding hills provide excellent vantage points. Tight corners, hairpin turns, and a narrow track make for an exciting weekend of races, with a schedule that includes the Porsche Supercup, GP2, GP3, and the Lotus Ladies Cup Series. The final F1 race kicks off at 2:00 pm on Sunday.
Race-goers can access Hungaroring via buses from Budapest city center – local hotels can advise on pick-up points and departure times. The distance to the race venue is about 25 kilometers from the city center, a trip of 60-90 minutes, a palpable feeling of excitement building up along the way.
After race weekend, visitors have one of Europe’s most beautiful cities to explore – one that’s less expensive to enjoy than the more “famous” European destinations. There’s the Danube River, the medieval Buda Castle, myriad outdoor summer events, ancient Roman ruins, and, of course, the legendary Budapest spas to attend – a must for any foreigner to experience at least once.
Agoda.com has secured the following hard-to-find race weekend deals – travelers should book now for the best choice of available rooms and prices.
AGODA.COM FORMULA 1 HUNGARY BUDAPEST HOTEL DEALS!
Rates valid for F1 weekend – July 27-29, 2012
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus 5*
From US$409 per night. Limited-time rate!
Atrium Fashion Hotel 4*
Rates from US$156 per night. Early-bird promotion – book now or miss out! 15 percent discount!
Carlton Hotel Budapest 4*
Rates from US$219 per night. Hot deal – 10 percent discount!
Danubius Grand Margitsziget 4*
Rates from US$134 per night. Early bird promotion – 15 percent discount!
Courtyard By Marriott Budapest City Center 4*
Rates from US$169 per night. Early bird promotion – book now for 25 percent discount!
Cosmo Fashion Hotel 3.5 *
Rates from US$459 per night. Hot deal – 10 percent discount!
Boscolo Budapest - Autograph Collection Hotel 5*
Rates from US$304 per night. Limited-time rate – book now!
Hotel Papillon 3*
Rates from US$222 per night. Hot deal – 5 percent discount!
St. George Residence 5*
Rates from US$187 per night. Limited time rate – book now or miss out!
Ramada Plaza Budapest 5*
Rates from US$226 per night. Early bird promotion – book now for 15 percent discount!
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