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Brasov, Romania
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My room was a huge and nice room, but there are some things that's just not ok. We're talking about an XXL room, with a tiny TV located 5-6 meters from the bed. You can barely see it. The bathroom is small, and smells bad, but this sewer smell is characteristic for the whole city. The hotel is actually nice,...

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Targoviste, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best place to stay in Sibiu. It is right in the heart of the town. We've stayed in the Deluxe Suite, which I strongly recommend going for, because it is very big and luxurious and the price difference between the other rooms and this one is worth it. Breakfast is also very tasty. For the...

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Iasi, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with a very nice and intimate approach. Breakfast was very good and diverse. The place is situated in Piata Mica with easy access to the main spots of Sibiu. I recommend this place for sleeping, it is very quite, clean and it has very nice and professional staff.

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Bucharest
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This is arguably the best located hotel in Sibiu, right in the middle of things. We were there when a musical event was live in the Main Square. Rooms are sound proof enough though admitedly the hotel doesn't face the speakers. The hallway is small, there is no elevator and the rooms have their own personality. You will be staying...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The location is the best in town. Rooms are huge and very clean. Breakfast is huge and really good. Everyone are super friendly. The only thing is there is no elevator and when you come with suitecase you have to clime stairs. We recommend!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good hotel for overnight stay in town centre. The rooms were old but comfortable and well furnished. The bathroom was large and the bed was comfortable. Excellent choice s for breakfast included in room price.

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Monrovia, California
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The best place to stay in Sibiu. In the heart of the Historic Old Town, close proximity to a lot of historic places and as well to the shopping district. Service was excellent, starting with the two young ladies at the front desk especially Flori who was very accommodating with our requests. The breakfast was over the top, local cuisine...

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Odenton, Maryland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The hotel location is right next to the Council Tower, in the heart of the Old City of Sibiu. You couldn't have a better location for sight seeing. Reception is on the floor above ground level and guest rooms are there also, plus on higher floors (but no elevator). When I made the reservation (direct with the hotel) I asked...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I must admit the hotel is right in the heart of the city, no better view possible. The rooms, however, are poor and the bathroom is missing any soap, douche gel anything..for a 4-star hotel. The breakfast is really poor, the don't have even bottled still water! They bring the water in a vase, how do I know that's not...

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Crete
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is right on the most attractive square in the city where there are a number of restaurants and bars and within a short walk to the main sights. Parking can be a challenge in Sibiu but there are quite a few parking spaces within The square - at 2 lei per hour. The hotel sits right next to...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Council is a 4 star hotel, beautifully situated in the historical centre of Sibiu, originally built as the first City Council Hall in the 14th century, next to the Council Tower and steps away to Bruckenthal Museum, Small Square, Big Square and Liar Bridge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Council

Address: Piata Mica 31, Sibiu 550182, Romania
Region: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Sibiu County > Sibiu
Price Range: ₹ 3,413 - ₹ 6,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Council 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“114, executive large room”
 of 5 bubbles aronbv, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared to climb the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles abbottus, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor (no, it's a joke).”
 of 5 bubbles FrancisRogerDuck, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the second floor at the back very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles John-Kaye5, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 8 and it was wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles rogergray1965, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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