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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled to Romania in January as part of an escorted tour and it was very cold. The trip up the Fargaras mountain was amazing in the cable car, the views were fantastic. When I arrived at the ice hotel, I was speechless. The attention to detail, the designs, the themes, all incredible and almost fairy tale like. I found... More 

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21 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to Transylvania with the excellent SECRET TRANSYLVANIA company (I've reviewed them separately) and was made before we had even left our previous summer holiday with Jez and Di who own the company because we wanted to see the fabulous Balea Lac area at the top of the famous "Top Gear - Best driving road in... More 

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

After reading about Untravelled Paths in a national newspaper I decided to check out their website...and chose immediately to book the Ice Hotel Experience for my wife and I. Romania far exceeded my expectations, and the jewel in the crown was the Ice Hotel. Even the coach ride up to the cable car station was magical, with views to die... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic place. We stayed here for one night as part of a 3night tour with Untravelled Paths. A company we highly recommend. We travelled here late afternoon via cable car, which was an exciting start to the visit. Upon arrival, we were given a room in the chalet to refresh and drop our bags off and belongings. We shared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wowww!! Great place with great hospitality by Andreea how was so friendly and professional! Love the place (the table,bad , bar drone ice) beautiful view and Definitely will recommend the hotel Once in a life experience!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the ice hotel with Untravelled Paths. The whole trip was a fantastic experience and the ice hotel is stunning. Marius our guide was superb. The hotel is reached by cable car and the scenery that greets you is breathtakingly beautiful. We had a meal at the restaurant in the ice hotel and I must say, it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I visited as part of a tour for 3 nights/4 days with untravelled paths. We visited 3 different towns throughout out our trip and stayed in 2 different hotels which was both lovely! We explored the different towns and ate out in lovely restaurants. On the third day we made our way to the Ice Hotel where... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous trip The hotel and restaurant was excellent.It felt like a private resort. The staff were great. The chalet was a lovely warm retreat.The meal in the Ice hotel was lovely. My only slight gripe would be the distance to the toilet at night but this did not spoil my experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in mid March in one of the igloos, a great experience and well worth the money. Make sure when you arrive at the cable at that you show the lady behind the bar your confirmation that way you won't queue! Cable car is not for the faint hearted!!! Awesome winter park facilities, also very reasonably priced. As for... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beauty of this place is astounding, you need to dress correctly and be prepared you are staying at the top of a mountain. my advice dress for skiing and you will be fine, remember the weather can change dramatically, this is an experience you will not forget and the breath taking scenery is wonderful, the staff are just great... More 

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