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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Definitely an experience that I will never forget. We booked through untravelled paths and I was very impressed with the company and all of the trip itinerary. The extra options were awesome fun; we went on the banana boat, the rafting, snow mobiles, tubing and I definitely recommend the tunnel trek which has unparalleled views of the mountains when you...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of the perfect places for the ones who loves adventure. On top of the mountain this awsome hotel makes the adrenaline grow to the highest level. I recommend it with all my heart! A trip to remember and to tell about it! Something unusual, something special!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ice Hotel is magical and different, set on a glacial lake 2000 feet above sea level. Everything to do with hotel was made from ice, the chairs, the table, the beds.... everything. The food however and the service let the whole place down. They tried to charge 57euros for the meal but we were able to show them an...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ice hotel is built every year by the cablecar station at Lac Balea. As the road (the Transfagarasan highway) is closed for 7 months a year because of snow it's only accessible by cablecar and consequently very quiet. At the lake you can stay warm in a neighbouring chalet hotel and there are snow and ice activities; within the...

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Weston-super-Mare
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through Untravelled Paths. Our guide was Dragos Pavlos who was always friendly helpful and very informative. the company schedule was organised and covered what we wanted to see in the time available. The hotel in Bucharest was lovely, In Brasov not so good and the Ice Hotel was was good but with a little more expenditure on the part...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this through Untravelled Paths and I cannot fault this trip at all. The whole experience, from booking, customer service, the tour manager in Romania everything was brilliant. Dragos our guide in Romania was the nicest, kindest person you could wish to meet, so helpful and well organised. Everyone involved during this trip, from our coach driver to the...

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UntravelledPathsLtd, Tour Operator at Ice Hotel Romania, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write this review - we really appreciate it! We are beyond ourselves to hear you had such a great time at the Ice Hotel. We will, of course, extend your kind words to Dragos who will be just as pleased. Thank you again once more! Best wishes, The Untravelled Paths Team

Somerset England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this 6 day trip through I travelled paths and cannot fault the service from then from start to finish, all aspects of the trip was discussed with options and final details confirmed. Our group of 17 was fun, enjoyable and we made some really great friends, we were picked up on time, travelled in a luxury coach, grequent toilet...

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UntravelledPathsLtd, Tour Operator at Ice Hotel Romania, responded to this review

Hello Eric & Pauline, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It means the world to us to hear such positive comments and we're absolutely pleased that you've enjoyed the experience. The Ice Hotel is definitely something not to be missed. A huge thank you once again and hoping to hear from you soon! Best wishes, The Untravelled Paths...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Holidayed with Secret Translyvania who arranged an overnight stay in the ice hotel as part of our pre booked holiday package. During our holiday the weather was very warm and we found out a couple of days before our planned trip that the ice hotel had closed for overnight stays as it had started to melt! We did still manage...

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 22, 2016

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...

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2Thank Loha66
Bidford-on-Avon
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...

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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 

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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: $103 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“wear VERY Warm Clothes.....................”
 of 5 bubbles highflier186402, 1 week ago | Read review
“To be honest not a lot to chose between.The ice sculptures definitely better in some rooms, but none of a particularly high standard..”
 of 5 bubbles Janincrete, 1 week ago | Read review
“Snow boots trousers and jackets, hats and gloves essential”
 of 5 bubbles vertigobar, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms offer an amazing view from the balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Loha66, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Kazabbott, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
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