In 1876 a local couple Johan and Ilona Artogi opened “Unhvarskiy Hotel” in Uzhhorod city. In 132 years, i.e. in 2007, after the comprehensive reconstruction, ethno-wellness hotel “Ungvarskiy” offers comfortable rooms, friendly service, traditional Transcarpathian kitchen and professional recovery to the guests.
Up to the 2nd half of 19th century on the territory of complex “Ungvarskiy” there was the eldest park of Uzhhorod – Pidzamkoviy (near the castle). You can find the oldest tree in it, a plane-tree 600 years old, among candle trees, false cypresses, sakuras, spruce, pine trees, elms.
They say it was planted by owner of the castle in 15-th century – Italian count Drouhet. Members of famous feudal families in Europe of those times, such as Pereni, Druhetti, Gunadi, Teleki, Rakotsi, Vitsmandi, Ploteni, Pongrats liked to walk in this place and relax.
In 1874 a local couple Johan and Ilona Artogi started the works, and “Unhvarskiy Hotel” was opened already in two years, and later on it became a famous balneology spa.
According to the project of the royal engineer Bertalan Lemer a mineral bathhouse (kupil) was built here. Ferents Egri, a representative of a famous family of casters to the request of the owner made a bath tub for treatment procedures. This basin has been saved up to nowadays. Almost at once mineral basins of hotel “Unhvarskiy” turned into the favourite place of guests and citizens of Uzhhorod. It became extremely popular by the end of 19 century, where they not only spent leisure time but took curable carbon dioxide, siliceous, salty baths that treated ailments, female diseases, anaemia, and catarrh.