simple and super stylish cottages just an hour from Budapest
Catherine's Country Cottages are a breath of fresh air, not only for those that live in Budapest but for those looking for an affordable, super-chic hideaway. Just an hour from the centre of Budapest these gorgeous little self-catering hideaways are hidden amidst a small private vineyard estate. The charming cottages are surrounded by fruit trees and lavender bushes and each one features its own log fire, WiFi, iPods or CD players, pretty bed linens and use of the estate's private swimming pool in the summer. Why not combine your stay with a few nights in the centre of Budapest and soak up the atmosphere at Brody House, the best small boutique hotel in town.
All the extras you would expect from a boutique hotel are available at Catherine's Cottages.. such as organic, local produce, laundry service, housekeeping, simple home cooked meals, mountain bikes, local wine tastings, massages, pedicures, manicures and horse riding as well as airport/Budapest transfers.
Orond Szőlőhegy, Csákberény, Hungary
It is impossible to choose a favourite from Catherine's Cottages, Lulu loves all of them and knows you will too. Eco Cottage - ideal for one, two, or two adults with a small child. This cottage has open plan living with a kitchen, dining, sitting and sleeping area. A log fire (which provides all the heating and hot water in the cooler months), separate bathroom and French doors which lead to a pretty private terrace which features an outdoor shower and BBQ. The Eco Cottage runs on light generated PV solar power. Kis Alma Ház (Little Apple House) has two double bedrooms, with a queen and king size bed, the main bedroom has a balcony and a large bathroom. It is perfect for a couple, small family and cozy for two couples. There is a small simple kitchen with a fridge, a log fire, iPod, WiFi, south facing views and a private terrace with a BBQ. In the summer guests can use the pool which has stunning views and sunsets. Last but by no means least, is The Nest. An original vineyard cottage it is split into three levels with a large airy double bedroom, down a few steps to the mid-level where there is day room with a day bed (perfect for a small child). There is also enough room in the main bedroom for a children's bed (up to 6 years). The kitchen has a wood burner and dining table and leads on to a sunny terrace. The cottage also has a wooden deck with BBQ facing the Vertes. Well behaved dogs are welcome by prior arrangement.
The English owners have a brilliant resident couple, Ibi and Karcsi, who will welcome you and make sure your stay is as perfect as possible.
Each hotel selected for its unique charm by Lulu the founder.
Special benefits only guests booking through Chic Retreats obtain.
If you find your stay cheaper elsewhere we will give you £50 towards your next stay with us.
Brody House is Budapest's equivalent to Soho House. With 8 unique rooms and a cosy club atmosphere this small boutique hotel is the creative hub in this magnificent city. With rates starting at just EUR 60 Brody House is the only place to stay in this thriving cosmopolitcan city.