2-3nt Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred****
2nt or 3nt Balatonfüred Stay, Spa and Half Board for 2, Buffet Breakfast & Buffet Dinner, Full Access to Spa Facilities, only 500 m from the Lake Balaton
Until 30th Apr 2018.
2nt: 244 €
1st May - 15th Jun 2018.
2nt: 310 €
Highlights, Fine Print, Surcharges & How to book & Location
- 2 or 3 night stay for two at the 4* Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred
- Half board: buffet breakfast & buffet dinner every morning and every evening of your stay
- Stay in a 4* standard, en-suite double room (25 m2) complete with air-conditioner, LCD TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, minibar, safe and hairdryer - most of them have balcony (only 1 extra bed can be added)
- Includes full access to spa facilities of Balatonfüred Swimming Pool and Wellness Centre
(direct access from the hotel; Monday-Saturday: 06:00 - 21:00; Sunday: 08:00 - 18:00):
- indoor swimming pool (25-27oC)
- indoor training pool (30oC)
- indoor jacuzzi
- Finnish and infrared saunas
- steam cabin
- massage treatments (charges apply)
- Deal Bonus: Free Balaton Best Card for guests (provides discount for entry tickets: local sights, pleasure boats, adventure parks etc...)
- A'la carte restaurant, drink bar, panorama terrace
- Leisure activities (indoor and outdoor sport fields, fitness room, dance room, squash, tennis, golf etc...)
- You can rent a bike at the reception desk
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free parking (in front of the hotel - not guarded)
- Check in: from 14:00; Check out: until 10:00
- Situated in Balatonfüred, only 500 m from the Lake Balaton
- One per two people.
- May buy multiples as gifts.
- Your stay can be extended if you purchase 2 or more Huntels Deals.
- Combine the 2 and 3 night options as you wish!
- Must book by to 20th May 2018.
- Valid for stays to 15th Jun 2018.
- Excludes 15th - 18th Mar; 30th Mar - 2nd Apr; 27th Apr - 1st May; 18th - 21st May 2018.
- No cancellations once booked.
- Subject to availability; please book early to secure your preferred dates.
SURCHARGES (Have to pay on the spot)
- Reservation for weekend (Friday and/or Saturday nights): 4 000 HUF/room/night
- Classic Grande Room: 4 000 HUF/room/night
- Luxury Suite: 8 000 HUF/room/night
- City tax: 500 HUF/person/night (over 18 years old)
- Child prices (with half board):
- Until 30th Apr 2018.:
- 0-3 years old: free of charge
- 3-12 years old: 4 990 HUF/child/night
- over 12 years old or adult: 8 500 HUF/person/night
- 1st May - 15th Jun 2018.:
- 0-3 years old: free of charge
- 3-12 years old: 6 250 HUF/child/night
- over 12 years old or adult: 9 900 HUF/person/night
- Until 30th Apr 2018.:
- Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay
Tel: +44 20 3290 0172
+36 30 876 3181
(Monday - Friday 10:00 - 18:00; in English or Hungarian language)
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Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred****
66 Horváth Mihály Street
Description of accommodation and its surroundings
Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred****
The Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred**** has a peaceful, calm environment and stunning views of the famous Tihany Benedictine Abbey. It is situated 10 minutes of walk away from the city center of Balatonfüred, only 130 km from Budapest.
The comfortable, spacious, standard double rooms (25 m2) complete with air-conditioner, LCD TV, telephone, minibar, safe, Wi-Fi, hairdryer and all have their own bathroom. Most of them have balcony and one extra bed can be placed there.
The a'la carte restaurant offers delicious traditional Hungarian, Mediterranean and healthy dishes. In the drink bar you can taste famous local wines and Palinkas and choose from a wide variety of cocktails. You can drink it in the bar, on the cozy terrace of the restaurant, or on the Perla Panorama Terrace, which has a breathtaking views of the Balaton. The panorama terrace is perfect for exclusive events, birthday parties and wedding ceremonies.
More, the hotel provides rooms for conference and business meetings.
We have a good news for the lovers of the wellness: you can unlimited use the pools and saunas of the nearby Balatonfüred Swimming Pool and Wellness Centre. A directly, indoor corridor connects the hotel with the wellness centre, so you do not have to be afraid afraid of the extreme weather. Besides indoor swimming pool, training pool and jacuzzi, the Wellness Centre has Finnish and infra saunas, steam cabin, massages treatments, sport fields, fitness room, dance room and squash. If you would like to explore the area, you can rent a bike at the reception desk of the hotel. Nearby you have the opportunity to play golf or tennis. Moreover, Balatonfüred and Lake Balaton provide many-many sports and leisure activites.
The Akadémia Sporthotel Balatonfüred****, the beautiful town, the awesome Lake Balaton and their surroundings are the perfect choice for a fantastic holiday every time!
Balatonfüred is the “capital” of the Northern shore of Lake Balaton. It is also called the town of festivals, its selection of programs is exceptional in the region (gastronomy, arts, literature, sports, classical music concert series and festivals). Events defining the identity of the town, enjoying a high level of interest internationally are, for example, the Anna-ball (Anna-bál) or the Wine Weeks (Borhetek). The Tagore promenade (Tagore-sétány) is a central part of the town at the end of which you can find the wonderful Vitorlás square (Vitorlás tér) with a park, benches, fountain and an impressive look to the Balaton. The exclusive Esterházy beach (Esterházy strand) is along the promenade, in the special health and holiday zone while the familial Kisfaludy beach (Kisfaludy strand) is on the Eastern side of town, on the Aranyhíd promenade. The Annagora Aquapark (from the middle of June until the end of August), has 11 outdoor and indoor pools, slides and wellness part for You. Besides all the above, Balatonfüred offers the following: extreme bike and adventure park, golf and yacht club, horse riding, boat port – boating and other water sports, overlook, hiking destinations, game park, limestone cave, bowling, squash and further indoor sporting opportunities, paintball, tank driving and amusement ride in a horse carriage. You can also sleigh and ski nearby in the winter and of the surface of Lake Balaton is covered with ice, you can even skate on the lake!
Furthermore, one of the most popular holiday parks, Sobri Jóska Adventure Park (Sobri Jóska Kalandpark) is only 46 km away from Balatonfüred. Bobsleigh track, 3D wheel, ropeways, dropping machine, electric small cars, tree climbing, climbing wall, karting, snow donuts, jetski, laser tag, megazipline, nautic jet, trampoline, water obstacle courses and many other skill and entertainment games offer a fantastic time for all generations.
Lake Balaton is the largest lake of Central Europe, 77km long and 14 km wide at some places. The Tihanyi peninsula (Tihanyi-félsziget) reaches into the “Hungarian sea” at its Northeastern part, the relief, flora and fauna of which attracts tourists. It can be easily accessed from the Southern shore as well with a scheduled boat trip. The Balaton Highland National Park (Balaton-felvidéki Nemzeti Park), the Badacsony wine region and the Tapolca basin (Tapolcai medence) borders the lake from the North. Its water is deeper in the North and shallower in the South but is really great for swimming on both sides. Several waterside towns are worth visiting due to the abundance of spectacles and programs, like Tihany, Balatonfüred, Tapolca, Keszthely, Fonyód, Zamárdi, Siófok. Animals, plants, parks, boat riding, fishing, swimming, palaces, castles, gastronomy and music festivals, thermal baths and spas. You simply cannot be bored near the Balaton in any of the seasons, whether you choose water or land: pedalo, boats, ships, canoe, wakeboard, water ski, windsurfing, sailing, motorboat, flyboard, jet ski, water tours, water basketball, water volleyball, bungee jumping, land sports courses, horse riding, karting, amusement park, helicopters, plane rides, parachuting, paragliding, skydiving, hot air balloon, etc… You can watch outdoor theatre shows, or if you like festivals then you should absolutely visit the Balatonboglár Jazz and Wine Festival (Balatonboglári Jazz és Borfesztivál), several gastronomic events or such huge parties like Balaton Sound, B My Lake, Beach Festival (Strand Fesztivál) or the VeszprémFeszt.
Around Lake Balaton (and Balatonfüred) körül:
Veszprém, Tihany, Badacsony, Tapolca, Keszthely, Gyenesdiás, Vonyarcvashegy, Fonyód, Zamárdi, Balatonfűzfő, Siófok, thermal baths
Veszprém is to the North of the Eastern corner of Lake Balaton. Although it is not a settlement directly on the shore, it is still a popular destination of tourists. It is a small town with an ambience, madfe really interesting by Veszprém Zoo (Veszprémi Állatkert), the Archbishop’s Palace (Érseki Palota), the Dubniczay palace (Dubniczay-palota), Szent Mihály Basilica (Szent Mihály Bazilika), several museums, galleries, cultural and music events. The experience is enhanced by gastronomical specialties and tasty wines. The castle quarter, consisting of palaces, museums and churches, is one mall, but this is the best preserved baroque street of the country. Tourists not afraid of climbing stairs find an amazing panorama from the top of Firetower (Tűztorony). Furthermore, the town is home to the exceptional men’s handball club team of Hungary, Telekom Veszprém.
Tihany is on the Tihany peninsula (Tihanyi-félsziget) which is rich in spectacular natural features, reaching into the Balaton. One of the interesting programs of the town is the Tihany echo (tihanyi visszhang), created between the Abbey of Tihany and Echo Hill, when buildings have not yet bar the free travelling of sound to and fro. In clear, silent weather it can still be experienced, especially in the winter. From the towers of the Tihany Benedictine Abbey (Tihanyi Bencés Apátság) all of Lake Balaton can be seen, the church and the vista from its towers are equally impressive. The town is also famous for its lavender plantations, the Tihany Lavender Festival and the Lavender Weeks (Tihanyi Levendula Fesztivál és Levendula Hetek) are organized each summer. From its programs, “Harvest Yourself!”(“Szedd Magad”) is exceptional, in the course of which the participants can harvest the lavenders to be purchased themselves in the purple, fragrant field. The only, mostly intact hermitage in Central Europe is also here, the local name of the location is “apartments of the friars”. The hermitage (remetetelep) is the entirety of cells, chapels and dining halls carved from the cliffs between the 11th and the 14th centuries by hermits following the Orthodox Greek liturgy.
Badacsony is a mountain of the Tapolca basin, reaching to the heights wedged between the two bays of Lake Balaton. The hilly region is a true paradise for hikers who like to be close to nature.
Besides the amazing flora and fauna you can find castles, castle ruins, museums, chapels in this region, and cozy restaurants, guesthouses, wine cellars provide the gastronomical experiences.
Tapolca is north of Lake Balaton, it is already a part of the Balaton Highland National Park (Balaton-felvidéki Nemzeti Park). A matchless exhibition presents the wonderful world of karst regions while boating in the Lake Cave of Tapolca. The special spectacles of 10 rooms guide you to the world of mysterious caves.
Keszthely is in the Western corner of Balaton, near the famous thermal baths, Hévíz, Kehidakustány and Zalaegerszeg. Also it is worth visiting the Cadillac Museum (Cadillac Múzeum), the Doll Museum (Babamúzeum), the Vidor Toy Museum (Vidor Játékmúzeum), the Marzipan Museum and Confectionery (Marcipán Múzeum és Cukrászda), the Bacchus Wine Museum (Bacchus Bormúzeum) or the picturesque Festetics Palace (Festetics-kastély), among the permanent exhibitions of which you can find the Aristocratic Lifestyle Exhibition and Helikon Library (Főúri Életforma és Helikon Könyvtár), the Palm House (Pálmaház), the Hunting, Coach and Historical Model Railway Exhibitions (vadászati, hintó és történelmi modellvasút kiállítás). Besides the palace and the museums the town proudly presents several further spectacles, architectural masterpieces, exhibitions. Besides culture entertainment has an important role as well, concentrated in the vicinity of Balaton side beaches.
Gyenesdiás and Vonyarcvashegy are to the East of Keszthely. In Gyenesdiás the Eco-adventure Park (Öko-Kalandpark) is in a beautiful environment, a course system of 70 obstacles offers challenge in the park for the visitors. The park, made up of varied dexterity obstacles with different levels of difficulty, installed on trees, offer challenge, exciting, unforgettable experience, for children and adults, families and groups of friends alike. The Lidó Beach (Lidó Strand) is in the other end of the 3 hectares large forest, in Vonyarcvashegy; this beach offers a unique experience among the Balaton beaches. For example: surfing school, water skiing course, sports venues, fitness park, water taxi, pedalo, water aerobics, giant slide, minigolf, cycling, boating, sailing, fishing, playgrounds, water stage, animation programs, buffets, restaurants, events. Its sandy shoreline and children’s pool also enhance the joy of the little ones.
Going around the Balaton in our guide we get back to the Southern shore, Fonyód. The longest pier of the lake is here, along which a wonderful park, imposing lines of shops and restaurants were established. You can get to the Sipos mountain overlook (Sipos hegyi kilátó) on a forest road, from there all of the Balaton can be seen, in a manner which is exceptional on the Southern shore.
The famous festivals of light music, organized in each year, like Balaton Sound, B My Lake, and Beach Festival (Strand Fesztivál), and the 3 km long free beach, rich in sports and entertainment opportunities, and the Zamárdi Adventure Park (Zamárdi Kalandpark) give Zamárdi its charm. Adrenaline has the main role in the adventure park, the cableway, obstacle and sliding courses, water dodgem and other games, the steamboat, the jumping tower, the labyrinth can soon become the favorite of little ones and adults alike.
Balatonfűzfő is also exceptional in the field of active programs, in Balaton Bob Leisure Centre (BalatoniBob Szabadidőpark) visitors can try bobsleigh (panorama and tunnel tracks), Serpa Adventure Park (Serpa Kalandpark; part of the leisure centre), climbing tower, archery, paintball, cableway slide and adventure path.
Siófok, “the capital of the Balaton” is a bustling town full of tourists in the summer. Although the intense atmosphere takes a step back, there is still no lack of experiences, program opportunities.
The holiday zone of Siófok is made up of two parts: Golden Beach and Silver Beach. The Eastern part is the Golden Beach (Aranypart), most of the hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, events, festivals and the Siófok Free Beach (Siófoki Szabadstrand), the Grand Beach (Nagystrand), Galerius Adventure Spa and Wellness Centre (Galerius Élményfürdő és Wellness Központ), the Port (Kikötő), Petőfi Promenade (Petőfi Sétány), Sió Pláza and the Water Tower (Víztorony) are here.
Mostly apartments and pensions are in line on the Silver Beach (Ezüstpart), and there are free beaches all along the shoreline. The seasonally open Palace Dance Club is also here.
Tours on foot and by bicycle, hikes, festivals, events, museums, exhibitions, gastronomical experiences, etc. await you always, all year round, however, the water of Lake Balaton is the best for swimming in late spring, in the summer and in early autumn. However, you have no reason to be sad if the weather is bad or in the colder months, since several thermal baths provide an alternative in the region, the curative power of which baths is also exceptional. For example: Siófok, Gárdony, Tamási, Igal, Buzsák, Marcali, Zalakaros, Hévíz, Kehidakustány, Zalaegerszeg, Pápa, Győr, Sárvár, Bükfürdő.
If you time your travels for the winter months, Eplény is a must on your list. On the 7984 m long track system of the Eplény Ski Arena (Eplényi Síaréna) you can enjoy winter sports on 16 different routes. The longest ski track of Hungary (1927 m long) you can ski through without stopping is in Eplény. From absolute beginners to professionals everyone feels great in the plethora of different tracks, be it snowboarder, skier or a lover of sleighing. You do not need to worry about equipment, since you can rent anything you might need. The catering units take care of delicious food and drinks on site.
Tihany (Tihany peninsula, Tihany echo, Tihany Lavender Festival): 8 km
Zamárdi – by ferry (music festivals, 3 km long free beach, Zamárdi Adventure Park): 17 km
Veszprém (Veszprém Zoo): 18 km
Balatonfűzfő (Balaton Bob Leisure Centre): 21 km
Nagyvázsony (Kinizsi Castle): 21 km
Eplény (Intersport Ski Arena): 33 km
Badacsony /Badacsonytomaj/: 40 km
Balatonboglár – partly by ferry (gastronomical and wine festivals): 40 km
Tapolca (Lake Cave of Tapolca): 42 km
Kislőd (Sobri Jóska Adventure Park): 46 km
Fonyód – partly by ferry: 50 km
Siófok (Galerius Adventure Spa and Wellness Centre, Golden Beach, Silver Beach, Palace Dance Club): 57 km
Vonyarcvashegy (Lidó Beach): 60 km
Gyenesdiás (Eco-adventure Park): 63 km
Keszthely (Festetics Palace and Museum and many interesting museums): 66 km
Rezi (Dino and Adventure Park): 78 km
Velencei-tó /Velencefürdő/: 94 km
BUDAPEST: 130 km
BUDAPEST /Liszt Ferenc Airport/: 158 km
Vienna: 214 km
Zagreb: 240 km
Oradea: 381 km
Kosice: 410 km
Timisoara: 433 km
Thermal Bath nearby:
Igal – partly by ferry (Igal Health Spa): 55 km
Siófok (Galerius Adventure Spa and Wellness Centre): 57 km
Buzsák – partly by ferry (Csiszta Spa): 60 km
Pápa (Castle Garden Bath Resort): 67 km
Hévíz (Thermal Lake): 71 km
Gárdony (Agárd Thermal Bath and Spa): 82 km
Kehidakustány (Kehida Termal Health Resort and Family Spa): 87 km
Tamási (Tamási Thermal Spa): 93 km
Zalakaros (Gránit Medicinal-, Adventure-, and Thermal Bath Complex): 95 km
Győr (Rába Quelle Thermal Bath and Spa): 96 km
Sárvár (Thermal Spa and Wellness Centre): 104 km
Zalaegerszeg (AquaCity Waterslide, Adventure Park and Thermal Spa): 110 km
Bükfürdő (Thermal Spa - Health and Adventure Centre): 130 km
Marcali – partly by ferry (Marcali Spa and Leisure Centre): 132 km