TripAdvisor Reviews Sport Hotel Cluj-Napoca
Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
... is not part of the Schengen Zone and so the border with Hungary is more substantial. We even have to show our passports.
*The Romanian language seems easier to pronounce than that of the countries we have recently visited.
* At 11.15 am it is already 33 degrees. Air con is on.
*As we enter Romania, the roads deteriorate, horse & carts compete for road space with ...
... 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.
... square in the sunshine before visiting the history museum. Turns out there were about 3 things written in English and it was tiny exhibition but still interesting enough. We went for a walk along a street that mirrors the buildings which was pretty cool, then visited an old church (inside was soo different, gothic like but very rich colours), we also tried to have a look in the old opera theatre but it wasn't open but the outside was quite impressive. We had ...
... being difficult to integrate in a group made up of people that have more in common with each other than with you by default. It's about the fact that travelling on your own gives you the luxury of choosing the people you surround yourself with and you don't want to take that away by limiting yourself to a certain group. That's not to say it's easy finding people you connect with while travelling. I thought it was the biggest challenge of the whole trip, and ...