The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Bucharest

Where to Stay on Your First Trip to Bucharest

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Are you looking for a hotel for your first trip to Bucharest, Romania? With plenty of activities and sites, this is a great destination for first-time visitors. So if you're deciding where to stay on your first trip to Bucharest, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've analyzed the hotels in Bucharest to find out which are the best for first timers based on price, amenities, location, reviews, and guest ratings. In this guide, we'll be showcasing the best hotels for first-time visitors in Bucharest, taking into consideration all of these important factors. Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or with friends, there's a hotel that caters to every traveler's needs to make the most of your first trip here. So, if you're visiting Bucharest for the first time, the hotels below will be great options, as many of them have pools, breakfast, and plenty of comforts to help you relax. So, here they are, the best hotels in Bucharest for first time visitors.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Grand Pier Boutique Hotel

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $104 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Bucharest
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at Calea Serban - Voda, nr. 22-24, Grand Pier Boutique Hotel has great rooms from $104 (before taxes). It offers room service, a bar, parking, laundry services, and city views. It has a terrific 9.99 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 1.1 km from the city center, first time visitors will especially love a spa and wellness center, a spa, car rentals, laundry facilities, and bicycle rental at this relaxing hotel. The room service is especially nice after a long day.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Sheraton Bucharest Hotel

5-star Hotel with prices starting at $81 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Sheraton Bucharest Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $81. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking, it also has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 5-7 Calea Dorobantilor. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and a spa and wellness center which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 1.5 km from the city center. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Epoque Hotel - Relais & Chateaux

5-star Hotel with prices starting at $99 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

We found Epoque Hotel - Relais & Chateaux to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $99. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 17C Intrarea Aurora Street. You'll also find rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, city views, cooking classes, and a spa and wellness center which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just 1.1 km from the center of town. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Hotel Unique Bucharest

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $47 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Bucharest
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

With terrific rooms from $47, Hotel Unique Bucharest, at Piata Romana Caderea Bastiliei Street 35 District 1 provides room service, a casino, a fitness center, a bar, and parking. Its terrific guest rating is 8.26 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, child care, laundry services, and a free breakfast. It's located just 1.9 km from the city center, too. That hot tub is terrific after a long day of sightseeing. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Europa Royale Bucharest

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $56 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Europa Royale Bucharest has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10, and offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and laundry services. The great rooms here start at $56 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Franceza St. 60. Furthermore, it also offers city views, car rentals, laundry facilities, family rooms, and a tour desk, which is nice for first time visitors. Just 0.4 km from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest

5-star Hotel with prices starting at $120 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Bucharest
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest is 8.50 out of 10. This place has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $120, and it's located at 1–3 Episcopiei Strada. We also love the child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and a hot tub which are great for visitors. And since it's just 1 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The indoor pool here is terrific, and makes for a great place to relax and have fun no matter what the weather is like.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Hotel Lido by Phoenicia

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $41 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A cool place is Hotel Lido by Phoenicia because it has great rooms that start at $41. It has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and rooms with kitchenettes, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 5-7 Magheru Avenue. Only 0.9 km from the city center, travelers will especially love laundry services, city views, a hot tub, kids meals, and car rentals at this convenient hotel. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Breakfast in the room


Sarroglia Hotel

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $58 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Bucharest
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Sarroglia Hotel offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $58 (before taxes). It's located at 59 Strada Lascar Vasile and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers child care, laundry services, a free breakfast, city views, and a hot tub which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 0.9 km from the city center.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Zava Boutique Hotel Bucharest

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $41 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Stefan Mihaileanu 21, Zava Boutique Hotel Bucharest has great rooms from $41 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and laundry services. It has a terrific 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a free breakfast, city views, free parking, kids meals, and car rentals which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just 1.6 km from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Scala Boutique-Hotel

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $56 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Scala Boutique-Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $56. Offering skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Str CA Rosetti 19. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers hiking, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, laundry services, and golf. It's located just 0.9 km from the city center, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Also, take a look at the First Time Trip hotels in nearby destinations: Ruse, Ploie┼čti, and Otopeni.

For more terrific hotel ideas in Bucharest, make sure you also see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Bucharest, Best Cheap Hotels in Bucharest, Best Luxury Hotels in Bucharest, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Bucharest, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Bucharest, Best Hotels for One Week in Bucharest, Best Hotels for One Night in Bucharest, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Bucharest, or Best Business Hotels in Bucharest.


How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Bucharest?

Bucharest Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$56

Travelers to Bucharest, Romania will have a large number of terrific first time trip accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of first time trip hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 80 first time trip hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $56. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Bucharest.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $103
  • 4-star hotels: $54
  • 3-star hotels: $49
  • 2-star hotels: $32


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