Vila Sinaia 1929
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVila Sinaia 1929
Decent accommodation with very spacious rooms. A short walk from the town, and within walking distance of Peles Castle and Pelisor Palace. A very hearty Romanian-style breakfast is served at extra cost. Staff was efficient and professional, but it didn't feel as cozy or personal as other places we have stayed in Romania.
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As unforgettable as Peles Castle was, we actually came to Sinaia for a different reason - to do a bit of hiking in the mountains of Romania, and to briefly escape the country's stifling heat. Sinaia itself isn't that great, a very expensive tourist town, that is a bit reminiscent of Banff, in all the wrong ways. However, its cable car up to the …
After any significant period of European traveling, it's inevitable that you will reach a point where you can no longer tolerate visiting another church, or another castle. It's funny how they can go from being some of the most amazing buildings you've ever seen in your life, to something you take for granted and no longer even notice. Yes, they …
... the best by far, giving a 360 degree view of the countryside. After the excursion we returned to the hostel to grab our bags and but some food. We definitely over compensated for our lack of food on the last train and bought loads. Then it was off to the train station to get on the train heading for Budapest. Wished we could've had a bit more time in Romania as it was so beautiful, but onwards and ...
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I woke up early on Sunday morning. I was being picked up at 9:00 am by my guide to go looking at several castles and fortresses. I was ready in plenty of time, because I was so excited. I am so glad in hindsight that I hired a guide, because if I had attempted to do this on my own, I would not have been able to see half of what I did.
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