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Hotel Mara

1A Toporasilor St., Sinaia 2180, Romania (Formerly Holiday Inn)
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Ranked #18 of 26 Hotels in Sinaia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
Bogdan S Constanta, Romania
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Constanta, Romania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This used to be a 5 star hotel and it shows. Very large rooms, a bit outdated by modern standards. Certainly some improvements are required. Nice comfy beds, except maybe for the pillows. Good food, and even the staff was alright. Great swimming pool but maybe too much chlorine. Great views.

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Bucharest, Romania
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

PLUS: I went at Mara hotel a few days ago and I liked the pool very much. It is an out door & in door pool and they have a jacuzzi pool also. MINUS: The carpet was very old and the bathtub also very old.

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Bucharest, Romania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

This is an old hotel, but the reception si modern and the rooms are simple but nice and clean with great views from both of the hotel sides. I recomend you the rooms from the upler floors because in the week-ends you might hear noise from the club located at the base of the hotel or from some party that's... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Large rooms with TV, fridge, air conditioning tube, large balcony and a view of the hotel from enviable. Large bathroom with tub 2 meters, with permanent hot water with hairdryer. Very nice restaurant with very good food and cook more, fresh. large parking without fee, parking. Modern sercivii range: disco, swimming pool, sauna, irish bar, english bar, piano bar. Heated... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

I was there with work for a large conference and I had a junior suit, 8th floor. The view was great. The place is outdatet, but it was surely a ok place to be. I found it clean (with few small exceptions), and the service was alright. The staff was very nice. The food is aboundant, with a large choice.... More

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Bergen, Norway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

I stayed for 5 nights for a meeting in the hotel. Quite spacey areas, but the room where good and clean. A little bit worn, but that did not bother me at all. Breakfast was continental, lunch and dinner was every time 3-course menu. No special food, but the atmosphere was fun and you could have a magnificent view over... More

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42 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Hardly a three-star hotel. Very dirty. Almost impossible to get any help from the front desk. Dark hallways and facilities because no lights are on. The bathroom smelled like septic. The only bright spot was the restaurant staff. They were helpful and friendly but looked so sad. The views are nice but it goes to waste because the hotel is... More

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Bucharest, Romania
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

I cheked-in at this hotel for the first time, 9 years ago. At that time, it was a 5 stars hotel. After a few years became a 4 stars hotel, and in the end a 3 stars hotel, owned by RA-APPS (by the state). Last time, I cheked-in last autumn, for a week-end. The pool was dirty, the lockers for... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

My wife and I spent 2 nights in this lovely hotel in Sinaia, one of the most beautiful resorts in the Romanian Carpathian mountains, where I used to go skiing as a child and young man and where on this occasion we were guests at a superb wedding. The wedding reception took place in one of the several restaurants within... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2010

A collegue and I stayed there for 4 weeks on business. After a long flight to Bucharest and road trip to Sinaia the hotel staff did not speak English. The rooms were comfortable but need a touch up because of stained carpets and scatches on the walls etc. The usual coffee and tea in your room will cost you which... More

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Address: 1A Toporasilor St., Sinaia 2180, Romania (Formerly Holiday Inn)
Location: Romania > Southern Romania > Prahova County > Sinaia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 256
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