As funzine.hu states, renovation of the Cinema City Aréna started last year with one billion forints (about three million euros). All seats and carpets are brand new (including the Simple IMAX cinema), and two rooms are equipped with Dolby Atmos audio systems. The Szerencsejáték VIP cinema is fully renovated as well.
After the renovation, the VIP section is waiting for its guests with an original conception. You can choose from the chef’s menu and enjoy the limitless popcorn and nachos buffet. Besides, the staff members will serve alcoholic drinks to you. 2D tickets cost 5490 forints (17 euros), 3D tickets cost 5970 forints (18 euros).
The new Cinema City Aréna VIP
Cinema City Aréna Megaplex is a unique member of Cinema City, a European cinema network. It opened on the 17th of January, 2008 with 23 rooms. The cinema chain opened a VIP cinema in Hungary for the first time. Then, its design was introduced in many other countries. This time, the cinema will reopen on the 13th of February 2018. with a brand-new style. The current programme includes Valami Amerika 3. (a Hungarian movie), Black Panther and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Watching a movie with extras
Now, the new cinema is able to accommodate 176 people. Not only the furniture but also the interior style has changed a lot. First of all, darker shades and different lighting is the trend. Therefore, the design bright and modern. The wooden surfaces and the new furniture highlight the new look. Furthermore, in Cinema City Aréna Szerencsejáték VIP, chefs will prepare the food for the guests so they can enjoy the movie with three-course meals (soups, main dishes, and deserts). Additionally, there is going to be thematic evenings and seasonally changing menus in the future.
Andrea Buda, marketing director at Cinema City, said that: “This was the biggest renovation in the cinema during the last ten years. Aréna is the most popular cinema in Hungary, and this is why it is essential for the guests to be able to have fun in a pleasant atmosphere. The 1,2 million forints renovation of Cinema City Aréna was part of our last year’s plan. The next step is going to be the opening of a 4D cinema in Debrecen in the middle of March. We are also planning to install more Dolby Atmos audio systems as well as renovating other cinemas.”
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