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Hotel Castel Dracula

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DN17 Piatra Fantanele, Piatra Fantanele, Romania
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Hotel Castel Dracula
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually Vlad Tepes (Dracula) didn't even visit these parts of Romania, he was a ruler hundreds of miles from here. The hotel is nice and clean, but the food wasn't that great at all. I have eaten some pork and didn't feel that good after that. It's a pitty because I've eaten a few times here before and was very... More 

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Castel Dracula in March 2015 for 1 night. This place is rated at 3*, but to be fare is more a 2*. It has a few things working for it, like : amazing location, a truly wonderful restaurant and vine cellar, the legend of Bram Stoker's Dracula behind it, BUT.... you only have wi-fi on one side... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has the most accurate location of the actual Dracula's castle. The staff will give you a vampire-like experience, the view is great and if you dare, you can visit the dark catacombs where Dracula used to sleep... did I say used to? I meant is sleeping.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Head through the wooded hills and spectacular valleys of the Borgo Pass and you'll arrive at the Castle Dracula Hotel. On first impression it appears more of a modern mansion than an old-style castle, but is in fact more like the sort of Dracula castle you'd expect to see designed by a Las Vegas architect. You can watch a beautiful... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I stayed at Dracula Castle in 2014, when I was on my way between two conferences. First of all, the rooms are a little bit small but very cosy. It is a very warm hotel inside. The accomodation is very good, the food in restautant is traditional. At dinner we eat grilled fish (trout), polenta, garlic sauce. As dessert we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed here as part of an outstanding tour conducted by Transylvania Live. I had read about this hotel years ago. During the Communist times in the 1980s it was built on the Borgo Pass where they estimated that Dracula's Castle would have been built if Bram Stoker's novel was true. However, historians and geographers reckon it is more likely... More 

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Romania
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58 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Visited during a 7 day trip with foreign tourists. The landscape is outstanding, but I consider the hotel is a kitsch. Despite the accommodation is comfortable, I don't find this hotel a good idea for the idyllic place.

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Haifa, Israel
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Located on a hill overlooking the great view around. great hotel building ,spacious rooms good breakfast served by a waiter . refrigerator equipped bathroom with lots of staff . there is a nice short tour of Dracula cost two Leigh. lots of pictures of Dracula and stuffed animals and lots of color-red depending on the owner's hobby

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The second stay after 2 years revealed conditions that have worsened. Thee is heavy smoking in the hotel, including hotel personnel, heavy use of the reception floor restrooms with no proper cleaning ( a mix of toilet and cleaning agent smell), old fashion broom-and-dust pan cleaning manner, breakfast buffet is mobbed during the summer weekends when the personnel cannot keep... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We only stayed for one night as we wanted the experience the room only cost £30 for bed and breakfast so good value however our room 321 smelt strongly of smoke as non smokers this was really unpleasant but the room itself was OK no tea facilities but was OK for one night we ate in the the restaurant once... More 

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