Grand Hotel Napoca
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Napoca Cluj-Napoca
A very comfortable stay. Staff were friendly, the price was right, and the breakfast was tasty.
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This morning, we awoke and left Sinaia in order to drive the 50km to Bran, where we would find Bran Castle. The sky was overcast and it was quite chilly, but we thought it was the perfect setting to visit the castle most often associated with Dracula. We approached the town and knew we had to be in the right place when we saw a billboard for The …
... to have a look. After that interesting tidbit I started climbing the Transylvanian Alps at last, one of the things I had looked forward to since planning this trip. It was awesome!!! The roads were twisty and smooth and built for motorbikes, unfortunately even though I now could go faster than 100 km/hr as I did not have to worry ...
Tuesday 8th July 2014
*We would have liked to stay longer in Erdobenye.
*We drive 150km along a mainly rural route towards the Romanian border. We pass through villages where there are stork nests on the top of every lamp post. Curiously some nests have just 1 adult standing guard whilst others have 4 or 5 clambering for space. Must google why!
It is early evening in Bucharest and I can already feel the difference between here and Cluj.
Bucharest is a bigger city, but I prefer the feel of Cluj. A big turn off was the mass amounts of people that approach asking to buy their products/services or just give them money.
It took a while, but we managed to find our place of stay. Luckily it is close to the train station. Tripaedvisor says there is ...
... also was cash only (though they said in the next few weeks they would start accepting VISA payments).
We passed by a few religious buildings, the town theater, the city’s central square, and a memorial. The main part of Cluj-Napoca is relatively small and we walked around most of the town within the afternoon. We stopped by McDonalds to get a meal because it comes with a free World Cup Coca-Cola souvenir glass =).
-- Ryan L.