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Hotel Castel Dracula

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   DN17 Piatra Fantanele, Piatra Fantanele, Romania
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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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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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243 reviews 243 reviews
57 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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120 reviews 120 reviews
45 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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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england
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Overmere, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Seems a family hotel with friendly people. For healthy people because of a lot of stairs and no elevator for the luggage. Dark entrence like one expect from a dracula castle. Near the hotel are some real local old graves on a little cemetary. Good food and drinks and "bloody" desert. For a little additional price one can experience an... More

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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited this hotel with my son as part of a Vlad Tepes tour. This was one of the few places (believe it or not) on the tour where some effort had been made to recreate the surroundings of Bram Stokers Dracula. Set in beautiful forestry with a large cross (lit at night) and monastery on the opposite hill, it... More

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Diekirch, Luxembourg
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The rooms are OK, the location on the Tahuta pass is great, but to climb 2- steps of the stairs (at least) with the luggage to join the reception plus (for me (18) to join my room, only one solution, let your luggage at the entrance, and after the check-in, ask for someone to bring the luggage in your room.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great place to visit trying to pass the Carpathians mountains to Moldavia! The panorama is absolutly stunning! Something to be remembered!! Hotel - there are minuses but there are a lot of things that compensate. Restaurant - great waiters; recomand the Dracula desert!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was a great weekend getaway from the city. It is truly worth visiting, lovely view, amazing terraces from where you can enjoy what Romania has to offer. The restaurant staff was extremely polite and the food was excellent! Dracula desert!

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Address: DN17 Piatra Fantanele, Piatra Fantanele, Romania
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Northwest Romania > Bistrita-Nasaud County > Piatra Fantanele
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Castel Dracula 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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