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About Romania

Romania is a country of great natural beauty, with a fascinating history and a warm, welcoming population. This Eastern European nation is well-known for its striking Carpathian Mountains, the Danube River and the Danube Delta — both of which offer excellent opportunities for active adventures or relaxing river cruises. Accommodation options range from simple guesthouses and B&Bs to chic city hotels with top-notch restaurants and bars. Many of the best places to stay in Romania are in the capital city of Bucharest, but there are also some wonderful rural hideaways.

The Carpathian Mountains are home to hiking trails, horse riding, cycling and bird watching opportunities. The Gurghiu Valley is particularly beautiful, and the Piatra Craiului National Park is a haven for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The Danube River is ideal for sailing, kayaking, fishing and swimming, whilst the Danube Delta — Europe’s largest — is a haven for bird watchers, anglers and sailors. The delta’s waterways are also home to myriad freshwater fish, turtles and otters.

Bucharest is a fascinating city with a rich cultural heritage. Visit the Palace of Parliament — the world’s second-largest civilian building — as well as the National Museum of Art, the Village Museum and the Memorial House of the Romanian Royal Family. There are also great bars and eateries in the city centre, as well as regular festivals and events throughout the year.

Whether you’re travelling as a family or couple, or as a group of friends, the best places to stay in Romania promise an enticing insight into this intriguing country’s past and present.

The Best places to stay in Romania

For Luxury

  • The Suter Palace in Bucharest is the perfect indulgent city stay. Situated in a former palace, you can expect sumptuous rooms that echo the property's heritage past, plus a gourmet restaurant and wonderful outdoor spaces. The best hotel in the city.
  • Grand Hotel Continental is another five star option in the capital city. This one is right in the historic centre. Rooms are suitably grand with a renaissance style finish, plus there's a spa with treatment rooms, sauna and hot tub, and a choice of dining venues.

For a boutique stay

  • The Scala Hotel in Bucharest is a stunning little find. It has just 11 rooms, all spacious and all finished with lovely touches including luxurious drapes, polished harwood floors and period styling. There's also an atmospheric bar and gourmet restaurant.

For great value

  • For a good value option in the middle of Bucharest try the Hotel Christina. It's a modern property with colour themed rooms, plus a restaurant and concierge. Ideal for a short city break.

For an apartment or holiday villa

  • If you think you'd prefer the privacy of a self-catering option then browse through the wide variety available online with our partner Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Bucharest's international airport is situated 17km north west of the city. There are other international options dotted across the country depending on where you are planning to visit.
  • If you wish to hire a car, we recommend you check out the prices with Rentalcars
  • The peak summer months are the hottest time of year in Romania, and often the best time for many to travel, especially if you are heading to the Black Sea coast. However birders going to the Danube Delta should aim for May; in April the rural areas can look spectacular filled with wildflowers and trees exploding into blossom; September too can provide wonderful autumn colours.

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  • Hotel Christina Bucharest 24 rooms from $82

    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  Cismigiu Garden, National Museum of Art of Romania.
    Restaurant  -  A good little lunch cafe.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Air conditioningRestaurant

    A contemporary Four Star hotel with simple rooms. Colour themed rooms have all the mod cons. Lunch cafe and restaurant, concierge, and massage service. A good value option for a stop off in Bucharest. See More

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  • Hotel Scala Bucharest 11 rooms from $99

    Local exploring  -  A stylish hotel in the heart of the city, next door to Magheru Boulevard and the Royal Palace.
    Local markets  -  The markets in the old part of town cannot be missed, head out on foot and bargain hunt.
    Sights nearby  -  The Romanian Atheneum and the National Theatre are both moments away.
    Full of character
    Air conditioningRestaurantParkingNo pets

    Traditional architecture, period furniture and antiques in every corner blend well with modern day comfort. It also hosts exhibitions, live music concerts and formal dinners. The Repertorium offers gourmet cuisine. Rustic-charm, great location and a lively atmosphere. See More

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