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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled to Romania with Secret Translyvania who arranged an overnight excursion for us to stay at the Ice Hotel - one of our "bucket list" experiences. Sadly for us, due to unseasonably warm weather we were contacted before leaving the UK to inform us that the Ice Hotel was currently considered unsafe to stay overnight in and we were... More 

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Bidford-on-Avon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I waited to write the reveiw as I was negotiating compensation with the tour operator. Although not their fault the weather was extremley warm in February and the hotel was melting so we were unable to stay in the Ice hotel. The main issue was we were not told before heading up the mountain! What was left of the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

For a holiday with a difference, a trip to Transylvania's Ice Hotel is hard to beat in our opinion. We visited with our 2 boys and they haven't stopped talking about it since. When you disembark from the cable car (a memorable experience in itself), you find yourself in a magical world of snow and ice. Very glad we booked... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I booked a 4 night Dracula Experience from buy a gift.com for my partners birthday. This was organised through untravelled paths. I must start with if you are looking to visit the ice hotel or going to Romaina book with untravelled paths you can see through the reviews as the only bad ones are from people who haven't! They make... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This was part of a fantastic and enjoyable trip arranged with Secret Transylvania. What a fantastic experience to stay in the Ice Hotel. My friend and I stayed in the Austrian Room which was amazing warm sleeping bags are provided. We had dinner in the Ice Hotel which was average but worth the experience to sit at an ice table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We came here for the last night of our 3 night trip with Untravelled Paths and what a perfect end to a wonderful trip it was! We spent the day enjoying the beautiful scenery and having a great laugh doing all the winter sports on offer. The tunnel trek was well worth it for the breath-taking views on the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We booked the 4 night trip with Untravelled Paths - like most people the real pull for booking was the night in the ice hotel & it didn't disappoint. The hotel was great, all the rooms are based on countries this year. We had Spain and there was a carving of a bull & matador in there. We both slept... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Stayed 2-3rd March. Great experience - sleeping on a block of ice! The ice hotel itself was amazing with intricate ice carvings, each room themed to a different country. The evening meal in the ice hotel was good, despite the location! Well worth a visit. Tour organised by Untravelled Paths and well looked after by Christina. As previous comments made,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We stayed here for one night as part of a four-night tour with Untravelled Paths. The whole tour was excellent, and we really enjoyed our time at the Ice Hotel. We took the cable car up at about 11am, and back down again at 10am the next day - so nearly a full 24hrs up the mountain. We had already... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Amazing and different place to stay! Each room had different sculptures in them showing different countries. It was surprisingly warm sleeping there, you get plenty of blankets and a sleeping bag. We also ate in the hotel which was delicious and again something you must try! There are chalets nearby so if you wanted to stay in them, you could... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Faragas Mountains provide a perfect backdrop for the Balea Lac Ice Hotel. Its remote location, at over 2000m is reached only by cable car making it an exclusive 10 room hotel. Set amidst breathtaking scenery, the Ice Hotel is rebuilt every year and the views and silent nights make a visit to the Ice Hotel a must. The stunning Ice Church is a short walk away. Activities: Sledging, snow mobile, skiing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ice Hotel Romania

Address: Balea Lac | Fagaras mountains, Fagaras 505200, Romania (Formerly Balea Lac Ice Hotel)
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Brasov County > Fagaras
Price Range: $108 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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