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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Just returned from an unforgetable and most memorable trip to Romania through Untravelled Paths, which included a fabulous stay at The Ice Hotel. The scenery was breathtaking, the hotel fabulous and service brilliant - - thoroughly amazing trip by a well organised company.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We have just returned from 5 days in Romania we spent one night at the Ice Hotel at Balea Lac and it was amazing. Each room has it’s own theme we stayed in the Jaws room, it is cold as you would expect but the sleeping bags provided are more than enough to deal with the cold. We had dinner...

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England
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This hotel is a great experience and I would definitely recommend people try it for a night! The chalet rooms were cosy and good to have as a backup if you couldn’t handle the cold. We stayed in an igloo which was spacious and once wrapped up wasn’t too cold. We slept through until 7:30am with no problems. The ice...

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Thank Zulucherry
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The cable car over was an experience in itself. Obviously very cold and not the best nights sleep either. Looks very pretty though and yes the statues are not as good as other Ice Hotels I have visited. Very slippery sometimes inside and in the surrounding areas. obviously not cheap for drinks or food.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We visited the Ice Hotel with Untravelled Paths over the new year 2016/17. We actually spent NYE at the hotel. It was fabulous. Not only was the weather very kind to us but the organisation of the trip and the Romanian people made the experience a once in a lifetime. You have to be tough (or very full of alcohol)...

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Reading UK
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A weekend break with Untravelled Paths. One Night in Sibiu, a night at the Ice Hotel and a night in Brasov. The overall thing was excellent. Marius our guide met us at the airport, and was with us for the whole trip. He was a very good guide, excellent English, interesting, funny and was very knowledgeable about the places we...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We are 4 women 50+ just back from the Ice-Hotel experience trip with the Untravelled Paths, It was a fantastic 5 days and 4 nights trip. Everything is taken care of. Transfer met us at the airport at 2am straight to our hotel. We met our guide Marius later same morning, very knowledgeable guide, friendly, fun, helpful and did his...

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1Thank Kamho
london
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Ok so let's address the first 2 things which came to my mind before I booked this, no 1, Romania, you're serious, the only thing to home out of there are gypsies and dodgy cars, and I'm not interested in meeting gypsies in dodgy cars. No 2, it's dangerous, we had no such experiences, you can go anywhere in Europe...

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1Thank sandyring
Kent
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The whole trip organised by Untravelled paths was brilliant. Hotels, transfers, guides, all top class. Value for money this was one of the best trips I have ever been on. Loved the stay at the Rembrandt hotel in Bucharest.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We are just back from an amazing trip with Untravelled Paths to Peles and Bran Castles topped by a nights stay in the Ice Hotel high in the Fagaras mountains. We had an amazing host in Dragos who not only looked after us but sung for us and got us Romanian dancing as well to warm us up prior to...

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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
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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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