Transylvania holiday accommodation
Owned by a genuine Count, this guesthouse accommodation is like stepping back in time to the Transylvanian Middle Ages, just with better food and first-class hospitality.
Carpathian Mountains Extensive nature Skiing at Poiana an hour away Bear and wolf tracking Bird watching Hiking Culture and history guided tours Horse-cart and carriage tours Horseriding Wonderful home-cooked food Beautiful organic garden Very comfortable rooms
Description of Transylvania holiday accommodation
Our top tip:
Don't forget your mozzy spray in summer.
Very comfortable double bedrooms with seating area, big beds and high quality duvets; coffee and tea making facilities.
Beautiful organic garden; extensive wine cellar; billiards room; drawing room with comfy arm chairs, open fireplace and satellite TV.
Traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner all cooked fresh on premises using organic, local ingredients.
16 Reviews of Transylvania holiday accommodation
4 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 22 Oct 2019 by Janet PitcherHaving trips and experiences arranged each day with a guide to explain everything to you, was wonderful, especially as I was alone and did not have transport. Read full review
Reviewed on 02 Jan 2018 by Nehal VoraThere were many highlights - the meals together with the guests, the morning tours and the set up of the room. Read full review
Reviewed on 05 Aug 2017 by Ilana Trachtenbergthe locale was wonderful - very peaceful and a beautiful peek into a different way of life. Read full review
Reviewed on 04 Jan 2017 by Clio WhittakerThe peace and tranquillity of this beautiful valley was stunning. All the staff and guides - particularly Gabo - were friendly and knowledgeable, and did their utmost to make us feel comfortable and at home. Just fantastic, we would like to return to appreciate this special place at another time of year, probably spring or autumn. Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Oct 2016 by Melanie JohnsonIt was the perfect 'get away from it all' trip where you really felt like you were stepping back in time. The location, nature and wildlife were stunning and I particularly enjoyed meeting many different people staying at both the guesthouses. Read full review
Reviewed on 09 Aug 2016 by Fiona DWe were impressed by the beauty of Romania. It was really opened up for us by the excellent guides at the guesthouse, who showed us places and things we would never have found on our own. Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Aug 2016 by Ann Adamson-EadieFantastic would definitely recommend and hope to return Read full review
Reviewed on 10 Jul 2016 by Marilyn MolyneuxIn every way it exceeded my expectations, the beauty of the environment, the quality of the accommodation, the standard of service , the tremendous bio diversity of flora and fauna. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 Apr 2014 by martin davisWe had an amazing time and will be returning. It was the perfect place... Read full review
Reviewed on 25 Apr 2014 by Gerhard LoupalAn unforgettable holiday in a remote region of Europe. Read full review
Reviewed on 14 Aug 2013 by Karen BoothIt was all brilliant. Fantastic staff, extremely well looked after. The tour guides were great, the scenery amazing and the chance to see crafts being maintained was lovely. Read full review
Reviewed on 14 Aug 2013 by Tiffanie HoustonMost memorable part was seeing a bear!...Brilliant! Read full review
Reviewed on 02 Nov 2012 by Linda HoltI would give it a 10. It is an experience that we will remember always and fondly. We have even invited members of the staff to visit us in the USA. Read full review
Reviewed on 06 Sep 2012 by Angela DavidsonEverything was memorable about this holiday. The itinerary provided offered an excellent opportunity to experience the beautiful countryside, towns, nature and lovely people of this area of Transylvania...How soon can I go back?? Read full review
Reviewed on 14 Jul 2012 by Anthony Dennis CottrellThe most memorable part of the holiday was experiencing the laid back way of life, and being able to totally disconnect. We especially enjoyed the evening meals with the rest of the holiday makers, who certainly were not run of the mill tourists. They made for fascinating conversations. Read full review
Reviewed on 15 Jun 2012 by Francesca MahoneyStaying at Zalanpatak - such a lovely place, peaceful & remote. Superb wild flowers like nothing I've ever seen before...Fantastic, loved Transylvania and would like to go back. Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetOur Transylvania holiday accommodation provides employment for 14 families. Most of the food we serve as well as the building material we use is traditionally produced in the village and its surroundings. Our staff are now skilled in their new professions, be it cook, guide or restoration worker.
We aim at restoring and preserving the historic architectural harmony of our village and its environment. The guest houses are part of the village and our guests become neighbours to the villagers for the length of their stay. We show our guests nature still in its unspoiled way. We monitor wildlife around the village and make the villagers understand why it is so important to preserve it. We promote sustainable tourism also by limiting the amount of rooms available.
PeopleAll our employees are local and benefit from high training standards. We purchase most goods locally, even traditional building materials like hand made tiles, bricks and lime. Our taxes help the local council to develop the village. Profit generated is re-invested directly in the restoration of our cultural heritage. Thus the entire village largely benefits from our undertaking.
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