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Ice Hotel Romania

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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

The road up to the cableway is quite good compared with the romanian standards. Once you get up there you realize is no way going back. There is a tubbing track and some snowmobiles. The restaurant is quite good with reasonable prices. The way you share the room for luggage with others is quite questionable. During the night it was...

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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

We booked the stay via untravelled paths and It was simply amazing. The trip was organised perfectly, our guide Marius M was wonderful - very attentive and knowledgeable. Thanks Marius - you rock! I definitely recommend going with untravelled paths. The location was perfect, the mountains looked beautiful, there was lots of snow which is what we were hoping for....

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2Thank Grinch85
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed January 22, 2017

This is simply one of the best and craziest experience of my life! We actually really slept in an ice hotel! And it was amazing! The place is awesome, the view is incredible and the service is impreccable! The staff is so friendly and kind that we felt like they all were our family! I highly recommend this!

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

We booked this hotel experience with Untravlled Paths. Dragos our tour guide was so friendly and took great care of us! In the evening he even sung a few songs for us as we all joined in with him after a few palenka's to drink! The tunnel trek was fun and worthwhile. We had fun participating in the snow activities...

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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Myself, my husband and our two friends stayed at the ice hotel on a recent holiday to Romania. We booked with Untraveled Paths who looked after us wonderfully and would totally recommend. We were taken to the cable car from our hotel in Brasov along with 11 others who were on our tour. The trip in the cable car was...

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2Thank Alice P
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We just got back from Romania on an ice hotel experience with untraveled paths. We had the tunnel trek which was fun. We had dinner at the ice hotel which was a lovely meal. We had the Star Wars room. I didn't sleep very well at all but my husband slept just fine through the night. It was quite warm....

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via 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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Thank Ruth D
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via 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 January 9, 2017

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 January 5, 2017

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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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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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, Romania (Formerly Balea Lac Ice Hotel)
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Brasov County > Fagaras
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Ice Hotel Romania Fagaras
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“The option to stay at the chalet was very much welcome”
Poletrickster, Apr 5, 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room away from bar in ice hotel as it is noisy until bed time”
jonathant621, Mar 16, 2017 | Read review
“Take sleeping bag liners and the snow mobiles are a must.”
michellet645, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“Wear your thermals and a hat....”
NickyJ2011, Feb 24, 2017 | Read review
“Previous reviews say "race to get a room-avoid rooms by the door" Rooms now allocated & entrance rooms changed to stop drafts.”
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