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Ice Hotel Romania

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Bedfordshire
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We visited the ice hotel as part of a trip organised by Untraveled Paths. The construction of the hotel and the themes of the rooms were amazing, and certainly a once in a lifetime experience. The rooms were themed as different countries and had loads of exquisite details which made the experience magical. The activities offered as part of the...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a 'must do' experience. The Ice Hotel is everything you think it will be and more! We booked with Untravelled Paths and had Marius G as our guide. He was 5 Star and excellent throughout the 5 day trip. The Ice Hotel day starts with an ascent of the mountain by mini bus. Hairpins and sheer drops of...

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1Thank Chris T
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We travelled as a party of seven, in mixed ages and abilities, and we really enjoyed all aspects of the trip. The food served everywhere was of a high standard, contrary to the comment in the preliminary info. sent by Untravelled Paths. Timings on the last day were a little ambitious, but we arrived back to Bucharest in time for...

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1Thank Carolinium57
West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

What an amazing experience; from the moment we arrived to the moment we departed everything was fantastic! Truly this is so much fun - be prepared to discover snow activities that you'd associate with summer holidays, rafting, banana ride and tubing! The scenery was absolutely stunning, the tunnel trek is a must, you are rewarded by the most amazing view!...

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1Thank Paula W
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

We travelled with friends on an "untravelled paths" holiday. The journey itself was very good although at bust times the cable car journey could be a nightmare. There were 26 in our group and, although we were the only travellers it still took about 45 minutes to get us down the mountain. If you choose a busy period it can...

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2Thank Peter H
Bury St Edmunds England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The whole trip was very well organised. Details about the amount of walking and steps need to be included on the schedule. Lot of coach travel between overnight stops. Overall though, an amazing trip to an equally amazing country. Ice Hotel is a must for all to experience. Surprisingly warm once tucked up in sleeping bag.

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1Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We travelled to Ice Hotel as part of the Untravelled Paths tour group. The experience is once in a lifetime. We were assigned the Leo room, which was the biggest room with two very decorative carved lions either side of our bed. The envy of our fellow hotel guests for the night. The ice hotel meal is certainly worth paying...

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2Thank Shane B
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We booked the hotel for a special occasion and were not disappointed. The decor in each of the 14 rooms was based on European countries and all from ice. Once in bed with sleeping bags and animals hides it was surprisingly warm. All facilities such as toilet and restaurant are in the cabana about 200 metres away. Views of the...

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

My friend and I experienced a fabulous holiday with Untravelled Paths, which we were intruduced to via Travelbird. From start to finish the holiday was extremely organized. I noticed small details by our tour leader Dragos, like holding doors open for the guests, and making sure windows on the transfer cars were clean so we could enjoy the scenery. We...

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2Thank leedeval1
Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We have just returned from the Ice Hotel Experience tour run by untravelled paths. The whole experience was absolutely fantastic, our tour began in Bucharest, moving onto Brasov and then continuing up to the ice hotel. Due to the snow the only way to reach the hotel is to catch the cable car which glides above the 'best road in...

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  • 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)
Region: 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, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a room away from bar in ice hotel as it is noisy until bed time”
jonathant621, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take sleeping bag liners and the snow mobiles are a must.”
michellet645, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Wear your thermals and a hat....”
NickyJ2011, 24 Feb 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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