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Bucharest
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We wanted to take family somewhere they could experience 'proper snow' and skiing for the first time. For first timers Paltinis itself is perfect. The slopes are very gentle, there was plenty of snow and it wasn't very busy. Also, the cost of gear rental, ski passes, and instructors is very affordable. The pension is in a perfect position to...

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Pensiunea R, Director of Sales at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ferrisnz, Thank you for the kind words. You hope that you would to visit Paltinis and to come to our pension very soon. Have a nice day. Best regards, Rares Ciorgodi

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The place where you eat was small. The breakfast was good, standard for every person and not enough. The location nice. I didn't like the fact that every noise from the other room can be heard. Pretty expensive for the conditions they offered.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The whole place is new.built with taste and imagination .nice furniture in the rooms.the bed was comfy.fast and free wifi in the room and lobby .the the breakfast needs to be improved... I will go there again if i"ll have the opportunity.

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Hello Marius V, We are happy to hear that your stay at Pensiunea Rafael, Paltinis was a joyous one. Thank you for the appreciative comments. We are doing our best to continuously improve both our services and amenities. We are looking forward to receiving you back as a guest, should the opportunity arise. Kind regards!

Sausalito, California
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Fun hotel with clean rooms, a great restaurant, mountain views and walking (skiing) distance to the slopes. The rooms are super clean. The food in the restaurant is top notch. We'd stay here again without a doubt!

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Hello Caesar, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your time here, and you'll be happy to know that while skiing sure is great, we also offer warm weather activities, such as mountain biking, hiking, offroad rides and many other. We would be very happy to welcome...

Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

1 picture = 1000 words / the shower is broken , water flows all over... Dirty bed sheets, big prices for food and for accommodation, small room, but the view is very nice - beautiful nature. The place where you eat is small and the food is not so great contrary to the price you pay.

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Dear Andra A, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Your opinion is valued, and we will do our best to improve our offerings, so that we do not disappoint in the future. Kind regards!

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The owners' attitude was unpleasant. Prices were high and the food was average. Everything was average, food and accommodation. Prices above average. There's a ski resort close by so it should be interesting for this purpose.

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Dear Marius P., Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Your opinion is valued, and we do our best to improve our services every day. We will take your observations into considerations, and we hope to welcome you as our Guest again!

Constanta, Romania
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We have been there 2 times. It's a nice vila with kind people. Not the best experience that I have, but for Paltinis is one of the best location that you can have. Prices are ok. - no minibar in the room. I recomand this vila for 2-3 days in Paltinis.

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and for the words of appreciation. We are in a continuous improvement process, and we will definitely take into consideration your suggestion about the minibar for the future. We are looking forward to welcoming you as our Guest again!

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The place is nicely situated but there are some things really lacking. For example it's understaffed and the waiter sometimes forgets the order at lunch (we waited 1h.30 for a simple dish) and it was not really crowded. The food is not that good (nothing specific). The rooms lack fridge or minbar (even the big rooms) and that is bad...

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Cristiana G, Guest Relations Manager at Pension Rafael, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We apologize for the delicate situations you have experienced while staying with us. We are doing our best to take all your observations into consideration, and to improve our services day by day. We truly hope to get to prove that to you in the future. Kind...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Staying for 5 nights during 15.02-20.02.2015, me my wife and my sons (two boys). Although it hasn't been snowed for more weeks the forest road to the pension (about 300 meters) was full of ice and snow - so beware if you are not driving an off road vehicle. The road to the pension is only for one car so...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Rafael Pension is a nice located place with excellent services and a great & warmly staff! I highly recommend it for both family vacation and corporate events! We had a wonderful experience there with a company team building. They took care of everything, starting from atmosphere & music, ending with organizing for us a paintball session and a fantastic offroad...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1894, Paltinis - Hohe Rinne was the first mountain resort in Romania and it has been the favorite holiday destination for mountain lovers. The highly ionized clean air, the marked trails, the scenery with traditional sheepfold for Marginimea Sibiului or the modern ski slopes with exquisite panorama over Fagaras Mountains offer you the opportunity to enjoy an active and relaxing holiday any time of year. Just two steps away from Arena Platos slopes and sheltered from the main road by fir and pine trees we invite you to be our guest in the cozy atmosphere of a mountain bed and breakfast! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Rafael

Address: Str. DJ106 A km 29 nr. FN, Paltinis 550001, Romania
Region: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Sibiu County > Paltinis
Price Range: RM151 - RM177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“The upstairs rooms were quiet and you had control of the heating (ground floor have underfloor heating that you can't control).”
 of 5 bubbles Ferrisnz, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are nice and the food is fantastic, not sure what else you could ask for?”
 of 5 bubbles caesars2013, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best choose another place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles PetruB, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Most requested rooms are room 6 and 8.”
 of 5 bubbles 284Adrian_M, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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