Where To Stay In Brasov – Best Accommodation In Brasov

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In the land that is famous for Dracula and Transylvania is a city that is a nature lover’s paradise. Brasov is centrally located in Romania and surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains. A must-visit for Dracula fans, Brasov city, is well connected to the Moldavian monasteries, wooden churches, Black Sea resorts, and mountain resorts for skiing. It’s also a center of taste, with restaurants serving local and Hungarian flavors.

Bran Castle accommodation? No, you cannot stay at Dracula’s Castle, but you can visit the Tunnel of Time and enjoy a meal at Casa Dei Ceai.

To enjoy your stay in this fantastic city, we’ve found you some of the other best places to stay in Brasov.

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Five-Star Hotels In Brasov 

There is only one, so here goes.

Hotel Aro Palace

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One of the best hotels in Brasov, Romania, the Hotel Aro Palace overlooks the Tampa Mountain and the old quarter of the city. The restaurant on the top floor serves European and Romanian cuisine and affords views over Brasov’s Citadel. There is also a night bar where guests can enjoy hot beverages.

The luxurious rooms are decorated with warm colors. They include free Wifi, air conditioning, heating, cable television and pay-per-view channels, tea/coffee makers, minibars, refrigerators, hairdryers, sofas, and more. Suites also include a seating and dining area. Family rooms are available for couples with children.

The Aro Palace Spa & Wellness Center features a swimming pool, massage rooms, gym, and sauna. Private parking is available at RON 72 per day.

The Hotel Aro Palace is perfect for a luxurious stay in Brasov.


4-Star Brasov Hotels

Check out our top picks for 4-star accommodation in Brasov.

Vila Katharina

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This is one of the Brasov villas that’ right in the heart of Brasov Old Town; within walking distance of the Council Square, Brasov Synagogue, Blacksmith’s Bastion, Black Church, Tampa Cable Car, Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, Republicii Bulevard, and Strada Sforii. Restaurants, cafes, and markets are also within walking distance.

The rooms and suites at this romantic old hotel are large and spacious and, in addition to the regular amenities, including tea/coffee makers. Guests have access to free WiFi, parking at RON 23.25 per day, and hiking tours at a cost.
Every morning this Brasov old town hotel serves a full English/Irish breakfast.

The area around Vila Katharina is famous for skiing, making it one of Brasov’s best boutique hotels to spend your days at.


Hotel Belvedere

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Shades of dark browns and whites decorate this boutique hotel that lies between old and new Brasov, 900 meters from the City Centre. The hotel and the restaurant on its top floor amazing views of the Postavaru and Bucegi Mountains. Hotel Belvedere is the best place to stay in Brasov en route to Poiana in Brasov County.

Large stylish rooms and apartments at this hotel in Brasov feature flat-screen TVs, computers, minibars, safety deposit boxes, air conditioning, hairdryer, free WiFi, sitting areas, and heating. Both mountain view and city view rooms have incredible views.

Guests at the hotel enjoy access to a fitness center, sauna, swimming pool, and hot tub. Skiing lessons, hiking, and outdoor activities can be arranged at a charge. Free parking is available, but shuttles to Poiana and Henri Coanda Airport are chargeable.


Ramada Brasov

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The elegant Ramada Brasov is located near the cultural and financial center of Brasov city. Well equipped rooms and suites offer guests all the luxury one can dream of. The 80 m² Presidential Suite is luxury personified and features classical furnishings and a hot tub.

Guests have access to a fitness center, spa, free public parking, free WiFi, and a host of other facilities. The Grill serves international fare while Sakuru serves Japanese food.

Bunloc Chairlift is 700 meters from this Brasov luxury hotels, while Piatra Mare mountain is 4 km away.

While staying at this hotel in Brasov, ask for a room with breathtaking mountain views.


Cheap Accommodation In Brasov

For those who want to save a little bit of cash, here are some ideas:

Hotel Brasov in Brasov

Red tiled roofs greet you at this hotel in Brasov. Located less than a km from Brasov train station and about 40 minutes from Bran Castle, the Hotel Brasov in Brasov is perfect for an economical stay.

The rooms at this accommodation in Brasov are warmly decorated and modern, with ensuite bathrooms. They include minibars, laptop safes, safety deposit boxes, flat-screen TVs with cable and satellite channels, telephones, soundproofing, air conditioning, irons, dining tables, and radios.

Buffet breakfast, including Transylvanian dishes, is served at the hotel. Other local eateries are a 5-minute drive away.
The hotel has a charging station for electric and plug-in hybrid cars of type 2 with 22kW and 32A. Free parking is possible at the hotel. The best part of staying here is that your furry friends are allowed as well.



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Situated within walking distance from the Piata Stafuli and Biserica Neagra or Black Church, this cheap accommodation in Brasov at the foothills of the Tampa Mountain offers guests stylish rooms with amazing views. All of Brasov’s attractions are within walking distance from the Dranchenhaus, as are restaurants and cafes. The restaurant called Dracula’s Cellar or Crama Lu’ Dracula is just steps away.

Rooms come with free WiFi, minibars, hairdryers, irons, radios, CD players, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, soundproofing, and dining areas. The 150 m² loft can accommodate six adults. Situated in the attic, it also includes a spacious living room, dining area, board games, coffee machine, and cleaning products.

The hotel can arrange for ski lessons and tours at an additional cost. Drachenhaus is one of the best hotels in Brasov old town for a budget-friendly stay.


Residence Hirscher

Just 200 meters from Council Square, this is one place to stay in Brasov for quick access to all the attractions. Since it’s located nearby, you can always go back to your room for a short break and then continue touring again.

Rooms feature bathrooms with heated floors, free WiFi, minibars, hairdryers, irons, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, soundproofing, and more. Deluxe rooms and apartments can accommodate four adults and one child. The apartment also includes a kitchen with a refrigerator, kitchenware, electric kettle, dining area, stovetop, and coffee machine. Pets are allowed at a charge.

Choose this cheap accommodation in Brasov if you’re looking for something classy and stylish and yet not too hard on your pocket!


Private Accommodation In Brasov

For those who need to stretch out, here are some great Brasov accommodation options.

Lil Apartment

Located about 2 km from Brasov’s attractions and 8 km from Brasov Adventure Park, the Lil Apartments provide lush private accommodation in Brasov County. These well-furnished Brasov apartments have two bedrooms and a living room and can accommodate up to 6 individuals.

Features include free WiFi, free onsite parking, washing machines, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, and dining area. This accommodation in Brasov is the perfect place to enjoy a private stay when you visit Brasov.


Kron Studio Kalista

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Vintage four canopy poster beds and furnishings in browns and beige adorn the Kron Studio Kalista rooms located in the historic center close to the attractions in Brasov.

These 35 m² Brasov apartments are located on the 2nd floor facing an inner courtyard. The apartment has a balcony and comes equipped with free WiFi, minibars, hairdryers, irons, radios, flat-screen TVs with cable, air conditioning, heating, soundproofing, and dining tables and soundproofing. The kitchen is outfitted with kitchenware, tea/coffee maker, refrigerator, electric kettle, stovetop, toaster, and more.

Brasov Tampa Mountain is 300 meters away from the apartment, while Bran Castle is 19 km, and Poiana Brasov is 10 km away. This lovely private accommodation in Brasov is the perfect retreat when you visit Brasov.


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Bed & Breakfast Brasov Accommodation


Located within walking distance of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church and Blacksmiths’ Bastion, the UpperHouse is located in the best area to stay in Brasov. Brasov Synagogue, Strada Sforii, Tampa Cable Car, Black Church, Blacksmiths’ Bastion, Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, Tâmpa Cable Car, and Council Square are within walking distance.

All of the units in this bed and breakfast accommodation in Brasov have access to free on-site parking, continental breakfast on demand, free WiFi, ski school at a charge, and cycling and walking tours at an expense. 

Guests also have access to a shared lounge and ski and luggage storage. The rooms and suites include balconies, safes, flat-screen TVs with cable, minibars, radios, hairdryers, desks, sofas, soundproofing, electric kettles, and dryers.

The UpperHouse is one of Brasov Romania’s best hotels to stay at when visiting the city on a budget.


Cheap Hostels In Brasov

Here are a few budget-friendly hostels with lots to offer:

Boemia Hostel

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Boemia Hostel Brasov is a cheerful little place located just 3 minutes from the main square and 10 minutes from a public transport hub. The friendly staff at this Brasov hostel take the best care of you.

Guests can stay in 4, 6, or 8-bed dorms or book an apartment. Dorm guests have access to a sitting area, free WiFi, shared kitchen, common lounge, and a shared bathroom. Soft drinks and beers can be bought on site.

Guests booking the 50 m² apartments have access to a living room, sitting area, flat-screen TV with cable channels, washing machine, dining area, sofas, hypoallergenic linen, and kitchen. The kitchen also includes a refrigerator, microwave, oven, stovetop, toaster, and coffee machine.

A grocery shop is 30 meters away, and restaurants are within walking distance. This family-friendly Brasov hostel is your best bet for a pocket-friendly Transylvanian stay.


JugendStube Hostel

Right in the center of medieval Brasov, this Brasov hostel is a delight to solo and family travelers. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Brasov that’s close to all the Brasov sights, the JugendStube Hostel is the best place to lay your head.

Guests staying in mixed bed dorms have access to free WiFi, shared bathrooms, lockers, and shared living rooms and kitchens. There are also double or triple rooms with private bathrooms, TVs with satellite channels, sofas, and heating.

Brasov Synagogue, Republicii Bulevard, Art Museum, Strada Sforii, Tampa Cable Car, Black Church, Blacksmiths’ Bastion, Tâmpa Cable Car, and Council Square are all less than 600 meters away. Restaurants and supermarkets are within 100 meters of the JugendStube Hostel Brasov, while CarreFour is 500 meters away. Airport shuttles can be arranged at a cost.

If you’re looking for a comfy and clean hostel that feels like home, the JugendStube Hostel is perfect!


Things To Do In Brasov

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Wondering where to go in Brasov? Here’s a list of the best things to do in Brasov to have a great trip.

  • Hike or take the cable car up the Tampa Mountain
  • See the Black Church or Biserica Neagra from 1477
  • The Biserica Sf. Nicolae or St. Nicholas Church dates back that far too
  • Visit the peasant fortress of Rasnov
  • Visit what is supposedly known as Dracula Castle or the home of Vlad the Impaler – Bran Castle
  • See the bears in the Liberty Bear Sanctuary
  • Walk up the small Tampa mountain in the old city
  • Walkthrough Catherine’s Gate that’s been there since medieval times
  • See the fantastic Saint George’s Church
  • Next to that is the Șchei Gate, built in 1827
  • See the narrowest street in Romania called The Rope Street
  • See the first book printed in Romanian that’s exhibited in the Muzeul Prima Carte Românească
  • Visit the famous Cetățuia Brașovului or Brașov Citadel Fortress

Please have a great trip to Brasov, and comment to let us know how it went after you get back!

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