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80% Avg. city rating Rated by 512 customers

Activities / excursions 78%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 72%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 79%

Culture 82%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 86%

Customer Travel Tips for Bucharest

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Eat local food!

Liked: Great food, cheap booze, good for shopping, very nice and interesting for sightseeing.

Disliked: It is a little bit dirty in general.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


18 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Venture out of the Old Town area.

Liked: Regular big city feel with lots to see and do. It was very affordable.

Disliked: Not as much culture as you would see from the countryside.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go to this hostel

Liked: Much better than we ever imagined

Disliked: not really

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


05 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: don,t visit during extreme cold and extreme heat. choose beginning of summer.

Liked: people very warm

Disliked: lowdowns around gara de nord + few barking dogs.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


10 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Just enjoy the lack of many tourists.

Liked: An unassuming and appealing city that grows on you.

Disliked: Nothing.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


05 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy genuine things.

Liked: People and Romanian culture.

Disliked: No.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


27 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Have fun at night, but dont expect too much from the city if youre there for the sightseeing

Liked: Cheap

Disliked: Only really nice in the center and where the tourism is. Rest is often run down. Few museums or worthwile day activities.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


18 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Walking around the Parc Tineretului

Liked: It's a very rich city, full of textures,

Disliked: Too many cars.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


27 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: - avoid pirate taxis...they will empty your pockets by driving you around your destination

Liked: - wide variety of Museums - excellent schedule on each museum

Disliked: - the inhabitants are very rude - drivers are crazy and traffic rules are broken most of the time - pushy people everywhere you go - there are separate cards for transport ( one underground and one for upper ground) with high prices each

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: check out Divan Express at Piata Victoriei - very good Turkish food

Liked: always something going on, lots of good restaurants and pubs to discover

Disliked: nothing

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


30 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: If you want to travel using the public transport pay for the day pass. Make sure you go on a free tour and try to plan a day put of the city, maybe Bran Castle or Brasov

Liked: You can see the history on the streets

Disliked: the public transport is a bit confusing, especially getting the tickets for it

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


17 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: The walking tour.

Liked: Exploring Old Burharest

Disliked: There was not a great deal to see after 1 day

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


07 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Plan yourself very well. You can do the city in a weekend if you plan ahead and make a route for the city. Also do the free walking tour!

Liked: Good food and easy to walk around and explore the city.

Disliked: no

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


23 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Come for a few days and have a great time.

Liked: The city is very cheap, there are many beautiful buildings, churches museums. The parliament building is amazing.

Disliked: Many people don't speak English. Also there is not too much to see in the city.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


13 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Buy Active card at the airport for buses. Free walking tour. Vlad (the guide) was funny and knowledgeable.

Liked: history, shops, people, food.

Disliked: not really.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip:

Liked:

Disliked:

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Get walking - how about an overnight excursion to Moldova?

Liked: Not too many foreign tourists at that time of the year [Feb]!

Disliked: Nothing really.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


24 May 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get out of w taxi when they're messing up the meter

Liked: Climate, interesting free tours, good cafe cultures

Disliked: Violent taxi drivers who try to over charge- 50 lei for a 3 min journey!!

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


23 May 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Luca for cheap pretzels and street eats

Liked: Learning a new culture.

Disliked: A little bit bland, but comes with the territory.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


26 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Business / conference City break Events / festivals Family Holiday Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: ...

Liked: La gente y la gastronomia rumana es excelente.

Disliked: Un poco de frio a veces.

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80% Avg. city rating Rated by 512 customers

Activities / excursions 78%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 72%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 79%

Culture 82%

Nightlife / partying 82%

Value for money 86%

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