Grand Hotel Aranybika Debrecen *** - Hotel Aranybika Debrecen
As Hungary's second largest city, Debrecen is the cultural, scientific, economic and commercial centre of Eastern Hungary and is situated 37 km from the Hortobágy Puszta, a World Heritage site. The 3-star Grand Hotel Aranybika is located in the heart of Debrecen, next to the Reformed Cathedral. The present Art Nouveau building was built in 1915 according to the design of Alfréd Hajós, Hungary's first Olympic Champion.
Grand Hotel Aranybika Access:
- By car: from Budapest using the M3 motorway and then by main road M35. Distance: 220 km (2,5 hours).
- By rail: on Inter-city trains (approx. 2,5 hours journey, trains depart every 2 hours from the Eastern Railway Station). Travel from the railway station to the hotel directly by tram (3 stops) or by taxi (5 minutes).
- By air: from Debrecen airport by taxi or transfer provided on request (15 minutes).
Grand Hotel Aranybika offers 131 classic double room, 48 superior double rooms, 10 studio apartments, 12 apartments for max. 6 persons and 4 suites. Every room is equipped with bathroom (with bath or shower), direct dial telephone, minibar, colour TV with satellite programmes, balcony (partial). Connecting rooms, non-smoking rooms and air conditioned rooms (50) are available. Extra bed is available on request.
Wellness Centre of Grand Hotel Aranybika:
The guests can enjoy the following services for free: sauna, fitness room with cardio devices.
Hotel Aranybika Gastronomy:
The Aranybika restaurant (Glass Hall) offers international and Hungarian cuisine. (Vegetarian and diet menu options are also available.) Debrecen Club restaurant, Trendo restaurant with open-air terrace (250 qm) in the summer in the middle of the beautiful pedestrian precinct, Bázis Music & Culture Club.
Programmes and sights
Sight-seeing walk in Debrecen - visit the Great Calvinist Church, Reformed College, Déri Museum, see the Munkácsy paintings, visit the Csokonai Theatre.
Drop in to the Tanners' House and see masterpieces of Hungarian folk art.
Visit the Hortobágy 'puszta' with a 2-hour coach-ride.
Learn more about how the famous black ceramics of Nádudvar are made.
A trip to Tokaj, including a river cruise and wine tasting.
At the Cívis Bika Tanya: Goulash-party and dance learning, ox-roasting (min.50 people), open-air pig-roast (min.15 people), kettle prepared and Hungarian peasant dishes, slambuc, fish dishes, weekend grill party, bacon roasting, 'lángos' and salted scone cooking in the oven.
Conference rooms: Bartók Hall (up to 500-person capacity), Hajós Alfréd Hall (150), Bika Bálint Hall (80 persons) and Debrecen Hall (60 persons). Wide range of technical equipment.