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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

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“Perfect in every way”
Reviewed 25 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

The property has an excellent location, close to all interest sites of the beautiful Old City of Brasov. The house was perfectly clean, beautifully decorated, a happy mix of old and new, as the city itself, very confortable for us ( group of 7 people). Special thanks to Claudiu, who made sure that our stay was perfect in every way! He deserves a bonus from the owners of the property, he does his job above and beyond his duties! I highly recommend this rental property! We'll visit again!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Oct 2017
Thank you for your nice review! Claudiu indeed does more than his job to make guests happy so logically he deserves a bonus from the guests!
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Stephen M
Barcelona, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Modern, very central, spacious”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We are spending our 2nd night here. It is essentially a 3 floor house right in the city centre. Renovated in 2013 to a very high standard. Real luxury. Only a 3 min walk to all the bars and restaurants. very fast wifi and really comfortable. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Management Response
7 Oct 2017
Thank you!
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David S
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
“Fantastic and close to old town”
Reviewed 3 March 2016 for a stay in February 2015

Brasov is a lovely mountain town. It has a beautiful story and locals are welcoming. It is an old city but also a modern city. This city offers a wealth of entertainment and education services, recreation and relaxation. The city has a multitude of real estate offers on stay for long or short.
Referring to this location can say that location is a welcoming, attentive hosts to detail and open to help. It is a renovated old house but which offers a relaxing outdoor areas and also modern facilities.
It is worth visiting the city of Brasov in Romania.

I hope you have also fan ;)

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Oct 2017
Thank you from me and from Brasov for the appreciations.
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Mar4conti...
Toronto, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Wonderful accommodations in a very central location”
Reviewed 28 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

Hidden in a courtyard, this wonderfully renovated house was bright & welcoming with many eye-catching touches that added to its appeal. Very clean & comfortable.

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Liked best: Appearance & location
Liked least: Entrance to courtyard is shared & garbage can was allowed to overflow
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
7 Oct 2017
Thank you!
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Corina V
Cypress, Texas, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“A Rare Gem in the Heart of Brasov”
Reviewed 17 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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person found this review helpful

From the moment I inquired about the property, I knew this is the place I want to stay in Brasov. The owner has been extremely cooperative, professional and fast to answer all of my questions. Everything about the property was at the highest standards, including the superior service.

About the location: Vila Arina is located in the heart of Brasov, within a 5 minute walking distance to all of the tourist restaurant and attractions,including The Council Square (Piata Sfatului) which is the heart of the old medieval city. There is a small convenience store right next door, an exchange place and a wonderful cafe right across the street. Brasov's main taxi and bus stop is one block away. Most of the city's bus routes pass through here. Routes of note include the No. 50B - Livada Postei to Solomon’s Rocks; the No. 20, which serves Poiana Brasov, and the No. 12 from Livada Postei to Autogara No. 2 (for coaches to Bran). You will not find a better location than this one.

About the House: The house is divided in two apartments with separate entrances. We stayed in the large apartment. The main floor had a large kitchen fully equipped with high quality appliances, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, and cooking utensils. We appreciated the extra hanging space at the entrance for all of the winter coats.

The first floor had two bedrooms,a living room, a shower with sink and a separate restroom with sink. There is a DVD player in the main living room with a large selection of DVD's that my son enjoyed. There is also free WiFi that is very fast, lots of TV channels.

The second floor has a large living room with extendable sofas, a restroom which includes a shower and a large separate bedroom with a large Jacuzzi. This is my favorite part of the house. The natural lighting here is wonderful.

You will find everything you need in the house. The owner surprised us with a welcome gift, including a bottle of wine and coffee.The house is extremely clean, they only use white, crisp bed-sheets and the restrooms are sealed after they are cleaned. They provide travel size shampoo, conditioner, soap etc. The owner has paid attention to every single detail and the house is decorated in the most tasteful manner. The central heating system was wonderful and we were able to adjust the temperature. I noticed the house has AC, but it was cold so we did not use it.

We will stay here again, and highly recommend this place to all of our family and friends. As a native of Brasov, I will tell you that you will not find a better place to stay that will give you the same accommodations, service and personal attention that you find at Vila Arina.

Bars and Restaurants to try that are within walking distance:
Sergiana Restaurant for the best authentic food in town.
Roata Noroculu Restaurant- live music and Romanian food. They make the best Tripe Soup.
Bar Festival 39- Wonderful interbelic atmosphere, nice interior design, very nice bartenders.
Pharmacy Cafe- Unique place to have a drink.

I can go on and on, but I will let you explore Brasov and Vila Arina for yourself.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
7 Oct 2017
Thank you Corina, I am speechless...
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