TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Zimbru Cluj-Napoca
Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
... machinery and the Romanian version of the haystack is the hayman – it is made
by hand not machine.
*Our destination for tonight is Dej and it is sadly not the rural idyll we hoped. It is a busy little place without too many facilities. We eat yet another pizza supper in a small restaurant in the old town centre.
* More World Cup football on TV - Germany v Brazil.
... pull out window T.T. I didn't realize this until towards the end of the train ride; better late than never!
The hotel is pretty close to the train station, but the neighborhood is extremely sketchy. There is a corner where kids wait and approach asking for money. They look about 5-7 years old.
Checking in was pretty straight forward. Air conditioning cost extra, so we plan to just sleep without sheets.
-- Ryan L.
... 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.
... in a little cafe, James's latte came out in a champagne class which was pretty funky! We spent the rest of the afternoon in the botanical gardens which were very nice and relaxing, more like a park than gardens but still lovely. At 6pm we did a free city tour, he took us around the city explaining everything, he loved to talk! We met Rovi and Cata in town and went out for dinner at a really nice restaurant who makes their own pasta, safe to say it was delicious ! ...
... me time and again how lucky I am to have a wonderful family and special friends to come back to. But at least you can switch it up and meet some people that will make their way into your travelling stories one way or another. All in all I don't regret starting off with a group, it gave me the confidence I needed to then take off on my own. But I am really happy that I stayed solo for the second part of my trip, it was a completely different ...