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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanting to do something different for my 50th Birthday, we booked a night in the Ice Hotel through Secret Transylvania. I was worried that it would be too cold and uncomfortable, but I was pleasantly surprised, I had a most comfortable nights sleep and wasnt cold at all. We arrived around midday and after a light lunch we went for... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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South Wales
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

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 March 28, 2015 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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