With picturesque cities, breathtaking views and romantic summer and winter resorts, Romania is an ideal destination for a honeymoon. Whether you want a laid-back pampered escapade, a vacation in a medieval setting, a fancy stay in a Baroque wonderland or a few days in a tranquil village, Romania has everything to make your honeymoon unforgettable. To make sure your experience is extra special, we’ve prepared a list of some fabulous honeymoon hotels.
For many, this is one of Bucharest’s best kept secrets. Apart from a very convenient location, near the charming Cișmigiu Gardens, its main attraction is its interiors inspired by neo-Romanian architecture. Featuring beautiful arches and graceful columns, the hotel provides a modern interpretation of a style that was popular between 1900 and 1950. What’s more, the Epoque Hotel also features a sauna and an indoor pool.
A place where you can truly feel like a prince or princess, Cherie Hotel Boutique is a fancy location in the centre of Bucharest. Chic, elegant and refined, the decor is reminiscent of the sixties and features some of the most beautiful women of the time, including Marilyn Monroe, Bridget Bordo and Audrey Hepburn. Cherie Hotel Boutique also has the only restaurant in town that serves authentic Russian cuisine. The chefs prepare mouth-watering dishes in a romantic setting. The spa has a Russian banya (sauna), a hot tub, a swimming pool and a massage room. For an exquisite Eastern European experience, Cherie Hotel Boutique will not disappoint.
For a seaside honeymoon, Splendid Hotel and Spa at Mamaia resort is the perfect location. Only 200 meters (656 ft) from the beach, Splendid Hotel offers mesmerizing views of Siutghiol Lake and the ocean. Choose a double room with a hot tub, or, for a more luxurious experience, a wellness apartment, complete with a terrace, outdoor hot tub and hydro-massage tub. The hotel also has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a contemporary restaurant and a lounge serving great cocktails and wines.
The Continental Forum Hotel offers bohemian experiences in Sibiu, one of the most romantic cities in Romania. It draws travellers in with its classical architecture and beautifully decorated rooms. You can choose from a large variety of chambers, from Classic to Deluxe to the Presidential Apartment, which encompasses the entire top floor of the hotel. This is a place where you will feel like royalty. For a little pampering or a couple’s massage, head to the wellness centre, and let yourself be spoiled. The hotel’s restaurant offers the only Balkan dishes in the country, so be sure to try as much of the menu as possible.
Located in the beautiful mountain town of Sinaia, home of the royal Peles Castle, Hotel Carpathia is an excellent location for a romantic escapade. With special experiences created for couples on their honeymoon, including romantic dinners, massages, spa packages, champagne and even flowers, the hotel is perfect for celebrating love. Its classy double rooms and apartments are cosy and comfortable. In summer, guests can dine on the hotel’s lovely terrace.
Chambers’n Charm Boutique Hotel has a unique design, and is a fascinating place to stay in Brasov. Each room has a different ambiance, so you can choose the perfect setting for your honeymoon. Do you prefer French chic, Scandinavian simplicity, Baroque luxury or even a more exotic Moroccan themed suite with a small indoor pool? Add to this a relaxing massage or a soak in the Turkish steam bath, and you’ll truly be free of your everyday cares.
Located in a picturesque valley surrounded by magnificent landscapes, the Valea Verde Resort is an idyllic accommodation. Settled in the village of Cund, the resort has charming apartments fitted with en-suite bathrooms and a wood-burning stoves, ideal for the cooler fall and winter evenings. The Valea Verde’s restaurant is known for its refined French and Mediterranean cuisine, made with fresh seasonal ingredients grown in the resort’s garden. The flavourful dishes are paired with national and international red and white wines. For a little extra relaxation, massages are available, or, if you’re visiting in the summer, a natural lake is open for swimming.
Renowned for its medieval ambiance, Sighisoara Citadel is one of the most beautiful towns in Romania and is quite seductive. Equally attractive is the Austrian inspired BinderBubi Hotel and Spa, which has wooden interiors, rustic rooms, a Bavarian-style restaurant, terrace, wine bar and cellar. Its wellness centre features a hot tub, steam room, sauna, massage centre and aroma therapy packages that you can fully enjoy with your loved one.
For a honeymoon in the eighteenth century, there’s no better destination than the Brukenthal Palace in Avrig. This former summer residence of the Brukenthal Baron features a glamorous guesthouse and the only Baroque Park in Transylvania. You can choose between the Orangery rooms, one of the VIP Rooms or the suite, which is an elegant apartment offering marvellous views of English and Dutch gardens. The palace’s restaurant uses quality ingredients for exquisite meals. At the Brukenthal Palace, it is easy to get wrapped up in romance.
The city of Oradea is known for its luxurious hotels and fabulous spas. Ramada Hotel is one of them, featuring modern rooms and an amazing wellness centre. For a supreme experience, stay in one of the Premium Spa Rooms with extraordinary top-floor views and top-notch comfort. The sauna, indoor and outdoor hot tubs and other areas of relaxation will be at your disposal. The Ramada Hotel’s elegant restaurant serves delicious entrées as well, so you can count on a fully-flavoured experience.