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Ice Hotel Romania

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We looked forward to this however it was so disapointing it let the whole holiday down. If you want to go to an icehotel go to sweden I promise you wont be disappointed. When we went the staff were having there new year party and so had no service from them The ice rooms were nothing more than a snow...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the trip through Secret Transylvania with whom we had visited during the summer and had found to be excellent hosts. During the summer, we had driven up the Transfagaras Highway but during the winter it is impassable due to the snow. This time, we did the journey by cable car and had a fantastic view of the beautiful...

1Thank cidervampire
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience we enjoyed at the ice hotel ... thanks to Dragos who was fun, knowledgeable and made our trip the success that it was. We loved the banter and the jokes with the other mini bus and their guide Marius. The passion, care and love for their job really did shine through making it fun for all....

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I booked the trip through Untravelled Paths and the organisation was excellent. A big thank you to guide Dragos Pavel, who was tremendous, very knowledgable about all things Romania, as was Marius, who was guide for the other group. A superb trip all round. The trips to Peles and Bran castles were very good, as was Brasov, but the Ice...

1Thank Chris W
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

25th-29th march trip. Great laugh, great people, great guides. Memorable short break. Any of our great group wanting to get in touch with the mad Bournemouth fans please feel free to contact untraveled paths for our e mail address.

2Thank darrmink
Reviewed 8 April 2017

After returning from Romania 2 weeks ago I cannot believe just how fabulous it really was ..I cannot fault anything at all and totally recommend this tour company and the reps, What a lovely country Bucharest is.... fantastic and the ice hotel experience never to be forgotten, All the people from England I met were also brilliant and I miss...

2Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Returned last week from a fabulous trip to the Ice Hotel in Romania. The scenery is spectacular and breathtaking and we had an amazing time. Would like to thank our guide Dragos and also Marius who kept us entertained throughout our trip and looked after us all brilliantly. Would highly recommend the Ice Hotel experience, and we will definitely be...

2Thank Stephanie S
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We booked our trip through Untravelled Paths and the Ice Hotel Experience was exactly as advertised. The location is beautiful, the activities fun and the food good. As someone who doesn't like to be cold I was very surprised that it wasn't as cold as I was expecting and ended up really enjoying myself. Totally recommend it to anyone.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My friend and I had the most amazing time on our trip to the Ice Hotel in Romania in February which we booked through Untravelled Paths. I cannot recommend them enough the whole trip was very well organised and fun. Our guide Marius M was friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. He was very knowledgeable about the area and...

Thank Izzy L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A well planned and executed trip by Untraveled Paths. It was an experience never to be forgotten, I'm sure we will speak of this for many years toa come. Picked up from the hotel in the morning and set off to Peles castle. Stunning. Our guided tour could have been a bit longer as we did not have to be...

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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”
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“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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