The Best Hotels to Book in Galați, Romania

Every room in the Evianne Boutique Hotel is based on a different colour scheme, including floor-to-ceiling murals in some
Every room in the Evianne Boutique Hotel is based on a different colour scheme, including floor-to-ceiling murals in some | Courtesy of Evianne Boutique Hotel / Expedia
Elizabeth Harris

Admire the Danube from these excellent hotels in Galați, Romania, bookable on Culture Trip.

A historic port town in the east of Romania, Galați is known for its proximity to the Danube Delta. The city is one of the few places in the country where it’s possible to take a ferry and cross the river. Whether you’re passing through or using Galați as a hub to explore the region, there’s plenty to see besides the water.

1. Faleza Hotel by Vega

Hotel

Double bed, armchair and TV in room with adjoining balcony overlooking water at Faleza Hotel by Vega
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With a terrace overlooking the gentle blue of the Danube River and the rich, green banks on the other side, Faleza Hotel by Vega offers a comfortable base for your stay in Galați. The rooms are bright and simple. Just next door, you can find the fortified Church of Precista, the oldest monument in the city, dating back to 1643.

2. Vega Hotel

Hotel

Four soft, tall seats at dining table with breakfast spread in Vega Hotel
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Looking out over the river, the Vega Hotel is small and friendly. If you can, request a room with views of the Danube and wake up to the expanse of water just outside your window. Vega Hotel has two restaurants to choose from, serving both international and local dishes, such as fish in a polenta crust or tomato-rich beans with smoked pork.

3. Evianne Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Sofa faces TV in Evianne Boutique Hotel living area
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Each of Hotel Evianne’s 18 guest rooms has been designed to be unique. Every room in this family-owned hotel is based on a different colour scheme, including striking floor-to-ceiling murals in some. If you’re looking to unwind after a long journey, opt for the suite with the hot tub bath and walk-in shower for some indulgent in-room pampering.

4. Vila Belvedere

Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Balcony with table and two chairs overlooking Danube at Vila Belvedere
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A romantic retreat on the upper Danube Cliff, Vila Belvedere is more than a hotel. As well as expansive views of the River Danube, the Vila Belvedere is set in lush gardens complete with fruit trees and tumbling grape vines. In the summer months, opt for breakfast out on the terrace or go for a stroll along the river promenade, located conveniently close to the front of the hotel.

5. Riverside Hotel

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Two adjoining single beds in a room at Riverside Hotel
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The aptly named Riverside Galați is within easy walking distance of the ferry port. It’s also close to the Galați botanic gardens, aquarium and museum complex. The Riverside offers a range of dining options, including a welcoming, laidback pub and a fish restaurant with an extensive menu of local delicacies. Look out for freshly caught fish accompanied by punchy garlic sauce and traditional appetisers, such as pike caviar served with olives and red onions.

6. ibis Styles Dunarea Galati Hotel

Hotel, Chain Hotel, Budget Hotel

Long sofa, armchair, table and TV in a living space at ibis Styles Dunarea Galati Hotel
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Decorated with a clean, modern finish, the ibis Styles Dunarea Galați Hotel is one of the most budget-friendly hotels in Galați. The popular Wise Cafe, serving coffee and cocktails, is an ideal starting point for caffeine-fuelled exploring around the city, helped by the hotel’s central location. If you’re travelling with a four-legged friend, it’s worth noting that the hotel also allows pets.

7. Hotel Kreta

Hotel, Business Hotel

Leather sofa and two leather armchairs face TV and double bed through glass doors in a Hotel Kreta room
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With just 12 rooms, this petite hotel offers something a little different in Galați. The rooms are grand and decorative, with carved wooden furnishings and crayon-colored walls. In the apartments, guests can enjoy the indulgent jacuzzi baths and manicures, while massages are available on request. Hotel Kreta also arranges private boat trips on the Danube River and nearby lakes, with the option for fishing excursions too.

8. Vila Bordeaux

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Double bed facing desk with chair in a Vila Bordeaux room; there is also a radiator on the wall
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Admire Galați from above when you dine at the Vila Bordeaux’s Sky Garden on the top floor of the hotel. The restaurant and terrace provide panoramic views of the city and the Danube River. While away the evening imagining the stories belonging to this port town. With single, double and triple rooms available, the Vila Bordeaux is well-suited to solo travellers, families and everyone in between.

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