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Ice Hotel Romania

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Balea Lac | Fagaras mountains, Fagaras, Romania (Formerly Balea Lac Ice Hotel)
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West Malling, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience; from the moment we arrived to the moment we departed everything was fantastic! Truly this is so much fun - be prepared to discover snow activities that you'd associate with summer holidays, rafting, banana ride and tubing! The scenery was absolutely stunning, the tunnel trek is a must, you are rewarded by the most amazing view!... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled with friends on an "untravelled paths" holiday. The journey itself was very good although at bust times the cable car journey could be a nightmare. There were 26 in our group and, although we were the only travellers it still took about 45 minutes to get us down the mountain. If you choose a busy period it can... More 

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Bury St Edmunds England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole trip was very well organised. Details about the amount of walking and steps need to be included on the schedule. Lot of coach travel between overnight stops. Overall though, an amazing trip to an equally amazing country. Ice Hotel is a must for all to experience. Surprisingly warm once tucked up in sleeping bag.

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1 Thank Elaine W
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Ice Hotel as part of the Untravelled Paths tour group. The experience is once in a lifetime. We were assigned the Leo room, which was the biggest room with two very decorative carved lions either side of our bed. The envy of our fellow hotel guests for the night. The ice hotel meal is certainly worth paying... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the hotel for a special occasion and were not disappointed. The decor in each of the 14 rooms was based on European countries and all from ice. Once in bed with sleeping bags and animals hides it was surprisingly warm. All facilities such as toilet and restaurant are in the cabana about 200 metres away. Views of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I experienced a fabulous holiday with Untravelled Paths, which we were intruduced to via Travelbird. From start to finish the holiday was extremely organized. I noticed small details by our tour leader Dragos, like holding doors open for the guests, and making sure windows on the transfer cars were clean so we could enjoy the scenery. We... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from the Ice Hotel Experience tour run by untravelled paths. The whole experience was absolutely fantastic, our tour began in Bucharest, moving onto Brasov and then continuing up to the ice hotel. Due to the snow the only way to reach the hotel is to catch the cable car which glides above the 'best road in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with untravelled paths as part of a deal. Our tour guide was Marius G, he was humorous, friendly and would go the extra mile to help our needs. I wasn't expecting much as I only went for the Ice Hotel but I was surprised of the sights and history that Romania has for offer. I went to see... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently returned from our trip to Romania. We went to Bucharest and stayed at the Z hotel then onto Brasov , We visited Peles Castle ( a must)and then visited the Ice Hotel finishing off with Dracula's Castle and back to Bucharest.The whole trip was extremely well organised including transport, which was very comfortable. We were in a... More 

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from the ice hotel experience. We had a wonderful time. We stayed at the Rembrandt hotel in Bucharest, which was comfortable and hospitable. Peles castle was beautiful and well worth the visit. Brasov was interesting, cheep to eat and drink, with the hotel perfectly positioned in the main square. The ice hotel and Balea Lake lived up to... More 

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