The ‘Old Pine Cottage‘ is located on the outskirts of Szombathely, in a beautiful, ample green area. There is a small garden where you can meet the family’s friendly dog, some chickens, sheep and lots of singing birds. Huge trees provide shade and coolness during the summer, not to mention the small brook at the back of the garden. The rooms are equipped with true retro furniture; check out the small details, like the Singer sewing machine and the century-old ironing machine.
Address and telephone number: Hunyadi street 257 Gencsapáti, Hungary + 36 30 601 3671
If you are looking for a typical Hungarian place to stay, then Bordó Hordó (‘Crimson Barrel’) is the perfect place for you. You can sit on the side of a huge beehive oven surrounded by beautiful, embroidered pillows, or relax in the garden area. Due to the vicinity of Szombathely (around 15km) and Austria (3km), this is a very popular meeting point for those who want to enjoy the ski paradises of Austria.
Address and telephone number: Kőszegi street 30 Lukácsháza, Hungary +36 30 939 0783
‘The Old Rectory‘ is a converted catholic rectory, with rooms providing marvelous views of the large garden area. Not far from Szombathely, and ideally close to Sárvár and its spas, this place provides a top-notch stay for any guest. They have a herb garden and fruit trees, which provide the ingredients for the dishes and homemade jams. Also, you can spend your time playing games or indulge in the huge library (there are 2,000 books available in Hungarian, English and German).
Address and telephone number: Március 15 square 2 Meggyeskovácsi, Hungary +36 30 622 0607