Saint Andrew’s Day in the Romanian Folklore

In the year 1997 Saint Andrew was proclaimed the “Protector of Romania”. Saint Andrew’s Day marks the beginning of winter and according to popular belief, is the moment in which dark and maleficent forces unleash upon Earth, represented by werewolves and vampires. This night (29th-30th November) is one strongly marked by sacred, supernatural and mystical manifestations, whom bring devastating effects upon the ones who do not strictly obey to popular customs and rituals, reasons for which St. Andrew’s night can be easily assimilated to the more occidental Halloween legend. In the Romanian traditional culture, spirits of the dead get out of their graves and start fighting themselves on borders, crossroads and other unholy places, using […]

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Vote us at Top Hotel Awards 2019!

Dear guests, One year after winning two awards at Top Hotel Awards 2018, a year in which we have not ceased to innovate and renovate, the time has come for Ambient’s work to be rewarded with a single vote. We invite you to vote us. To vote click here 4 * Hotel not affiliated to an international chain – Hotel Ambient

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Spring in Brașov

It’s spring in Brașov! The dearly missed sun is now tenderly caressing the city at the foot of Tâmpa and our beloved flying musicians are now returning to their nests. Winter seems to have stripped off its garments, but beauty always takes on new shapes. In the city of the crown, along with nature’s rebirth, the spirit of the people also rises, and in the hearts of the ladies of Brașov happiness has flourished, because the local authorities offered them spring gifts and flowers on the first and 8th of March. March 2019 brings to Brașov a large number of concerts such as: Holograf on the 8th of March at the Sports Hall “Dumitru Popescu […]

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December 2018 in Brasov

December is finally here. Bells and whistles, presents and joy, everything in our beautiful town is already dressed for the winter holidays, so we are looking forward to meet your acquaintance. Ambient Hotel is welcoming you this month with love and warmth in our soul. By visiting us, you will be able to celebrate this month in a unique way. On 1st of December we do not only celebrate the National Day of our country, but we also celebrate 100 years anniversary since the Great Union. So, on this occasion, we manage to organize a romanian – style party where you are all invited. Ambient Resort will be the scene of all our warm hearted […]

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Events in Brasov, November 2018

Our beloved city Brasov is waiting for you in November too with events for everyone’s taste and everyone’s age and incredible autumnal views combined with winterish influence. At the beginning of the month, International Festival of Contemporary Drama will take place for one week. At this Festival one of the most talented and well known actors Florin Piersic Jr. will play, together with many more talented actors. Besides Theatre, our Opera Shows wil happen this month, between 10th and 24th of November where you can find shows for every category of age. NeoNlitic Exposition is one of the exposition you will probably have to see if you are around or in Brasov between 3rd and […]

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Discover Prahova Valley!

Cantacuzino Palace was built in 1911, at the request of Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino, also called the Nabob, former minister of Romania between the years 1899-1900 and 1904-1907. Built of stone and brick, in the Neo-Romanian style, the castle is surrounded by a charming park with alleys, waterfalls, artesian fountains and a grotto. The rich interior decorations and stained glass increase the architectural and artistic value of the castle. Predeal – is teh city located at the highest altitude in Romania (1030-1110 m). The resort is appreciated by winter sports lovers, who can find here 5 ski slopes with various degrees of difficulty, the cross-country ski slope on Valea Rasnoavei, many marked mountain trails, ATV […]

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Golden Stag – the comeback in the Centenary of United Romania

Golden Stag is a very popular event became a tradition that takes place in Brașov, outdoors, in the Council Square. It is a show-contest which promote talented artists from Romania and abroad. The first festival was held 41 years ago in 1968. Golden Stag first edition was in 1968 when the Romanian Government’s willingness was to demonstrate that Romania is a open country. The festival was originally conceived as a copy of the famous San Remo. The first edition was held from March 5 to 10 at the Dramatic Theatre and the organizers were the Romanian Television. The competition involves 28 artists and live performances were supported by 15 artists. In 1970, the third edition […]

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Bran Castle – Legend & History

Bran Castle was built now more than 600 years and was originally a fortress known as Dietrichstein, built by the Teutonic Knights in 1212, which was conquered by the Germans in the late thirteenth century. Bran Castle lies less than 30 km from Brasov, built on a rock in a key location strategically. It currently houses the Bran Museum, spanning four floors of the castle. Here are exhibited collections of ceramics, furniture, weapons and armor, and in the castle courtyard is a small village museum with traditional houses Rucar-Bran region. The castle was restored between 1920-1927, under the Royal Court architect, Carol Liman. During Queen Maria reign, Bran was a royal residence and one of […]

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“Rusaliile” – Traditions & Superstitions

On the fiftieth day after the Resurrection and ten days after Ascension, is celebrated the Pentecost (Rusaliile) , which is the oldest Christian festival and is also the foundation of the Christian Church, because in this day about 3000 people were baptized and formed the first Christian community. The word “Rusalii” is derived from the Slavic word “Rusalka” rusalcele which means the water spirits like fairies, nymphs or demons of water that were celebrated to be softened in the first week of June. This pagan tradition has been passed to Christians, who called Rusalka “Drăgaica” (she-devil, demon). In that week, was forbidden washing, bathing or any other any activity that was related to water. This […]

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Hotel Street Food

There is no love sincerer than the love of food The idea of street food, it become very fashionable in recent years worldwide, and is actually very old in history. Since ancient Greece and reaching as far as China and Turkey, food sold on the street, had a long and interesting history. Today is undoubtedly a must-have for all cities and cultural centers, becoming part of the urban cultural landscape. The second edition of Brasov Street Food Festival will take place this year between 24 and 28 at Brasov, after last year it was held in late August. The organizers have maintained the same location as last year, being satisfied with the way things were […]

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