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Ice Hotel Romania

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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Essex
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30 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled here as part of an organised trip with untravelled paths in Feb 2014 The ice hotel is an experience not to be forgotten - the food provided is lovely and it was surprisingly easy to sleep in such low temperatures - even going to the toilet in the middle of night was something you have to do to experience... More

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the ice Hotel last January with Secret Transylvania and couldn't have been more happy, such an amazing experience! We flew into Sibiu and had just a 20 minute transfer to the beautiful village accommodation Jez and Di own. Next day only a 40 minute transfer and you are on the TransFagaras highway. Jez was with us every... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I came to Ice Hotel during a 6 month road trip around europe - and this was the place I was most looking forward to. Upon arrival, we had to wait 3 hours to get on to the cable car - even though we were on time and had checked the times that they usually leave (its only twice a... More

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Romania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a friend coming to Romania all the way from Qatar and he has never seen snow, so we all spent a night at the Ice Hotel. What a great experience to remember. Everything up there is nicely done and taken care of, there is a lot of work put in and maintenance afterwards. Before going to sleep, you... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I went with a friend in January to Romania with Untravelled Paths. We had our personal guide Marius who was extremely knowledgable, helpful, and went out of his way to make our experience enjoyable, including taking us to meet his in-laws who had cooked us a traditional meal. The itinerary was very well organised and flexible. The old cities of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Have just returned from our visit to Transylvania. We stayed in the annexe building of the Guest House, and had our meals at the main house. We are a family of 4, with a 12 year old and a 19 year old. The annexe was lovely and ideal for our family with 2 double ensuite rooms and a single day... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

OK, so sleeping in sub zero temperatures and having to wear layers and layers of clothes to wander around may not seem like the ideal get away that you want to pay for, but this is a unique experience that really shouldn't be missed. Each year, the hotel is rebuilt and designed on a different theme. It really is amazing... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Stayed here as part of a week with Secret Transylvania, everything was wonderful starting with the cable car ride, the stunning views, the sheer joy (or is that terror?) of being towed behind the skidoo in a rubber dinghy on the frozen lake, watching the braver souls who were ice climbing, walking through the tunnel through which went... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Travelled to Romania with Wizz Air from Luton which was fab, upon arrival our guide Marius was the host with the most! Picked up from the airport and wizzed off to Bucharest for the night welcomed with a drink and a meeting to discuss the itinery. Untravelled Paths had organised everything in advance. The hotel in Bucharest (Z Hotel) and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The Ice Hotel was a truly amazing experience and one that I have no regrets doing. I admit a little apprehension about the experience as we arrived at the location. It was absolutely stunning and we were shown to the chalet where we had a room to put all of our belongings to keep them out of the cold. The... More

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Address: Balea Lac | Fagaras mountains, Fagaras, Romania (Formerly Balea Lac Ice Hotel)
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Brasov County > Fagaras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
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