A well-known author remembers assembly with Zero Moustafa, proprietor melancholy of an awesome resort positioned within the coronary heart of Central Europe. Throughout dinner, Moustafa, who was the richest man within the Republic Zubrowka, tells how he began working as a porter on the Grand Resort Budapest. The resort porter, Mr. Gustave, takes him beneath his wing. One of many resort’s trustworthy clientele, previous Mrs. D., one of many many mistresses of Gustave provides him a Renaissance portray, of inestimable worth. Observe loads of adventures, theft proportions, combating for a legacy but in addition a whole lot of dramatic modifications affecting society.