Accommodation at Pension ”Casa Tradițională Borlean” - classification: 2 daisies

A beautiful traditional wooden house, restored entirely, located in Vadu Izei, Zăvoi street, near the confluence of Mara and Iza rivers. The interior decoration is chosen refinedly in order to re-create the ambiance of a genuine Maramureș house: carpets, household objects, pottery. The glass icons have an honored place and they are made by the landlord himself. The interiors are extremely pleasant, the play of spaces is very well studied, and the beams and the wooden poles render a special touch. The house made of wood according to the Maramureș traditional style, exists for almost a century.

Due to rearrangements and by the use of the loft, it has become a house for great guests. The ground floor shows the living room with a fireplace, traditionally decorated, used for rest and meal serving; a fully equipped kitchen and a modern bathroom. The pension offers 6 accommodation possibilities in the loft, in 3 rooms having 2 beds, as well as two modern bathrooms, and the verandah that renders an easeful and enchanting view towards the village, the Iza river and the surrounding hills.

Accommodation at Pension “Casa Bunicului” – classication 2 daisies

A small and beautiful traditional wooden house, restored entirely, placed in front of Casa Tradițională Borlean. The interior decoration is chosen refinedly in order to re-create the ambiance of Grandparents house: carpets, household objects, pottery. The glass icons have an honored place and they are made by the landlord himself. A few old photographs of grandparents representing the love and memory that we carry on.

The house made of wood according to the Maramureș traditional style, exists for almost a century. Due to rearrangements and by the use of the loft, it has become a house for great guests. The ground floor shows the hallway, the stairs to the loft and a modern bathroom compound of 2 rooms (access hallway, shower and toilet). The loft is compound of hallway and two bedrooms with 2 individual beds each. The rooms are refinedly traditionally decorated, and the verandah entering the house renders an easeful and enchanting view of the ”Șopron” (porch) and of “Casa Traditionala Borlean”, characteristic of rusticity. Heating consists of a firewood boiler, ensuring the heating for rooms and hot water for the bathroom. The meal is served in Casa Tradițională or, during summer, in the Șopron.

The meal

Dishes from the local cuisine such as ”lamb pottage with polenta”, ”roast beef with mushrooms”, ”chicken soup”, ”vegetable soup”, ”walnut cake”, ”pancakes with cottage cheese”, and the habitual ”apple horinca” (apple brandy), to which we add the red wine made of ”grapes” in order to end a day of good living. These are only a few of our specialties, and we should not forget about the traditional Easter food made of lamb, Christmas food made of pork, or dishes with milk, cheese, vegetables and many other. We invite you to come, have a taste and enjoy..

The food products come from our household or from our neighbors, householders from Vadu Izei or neighboring villages, and they are obtained naturally from the biological point of view. Diet or vegetarian food is not our specialty!

These specialties can be served in the living room or on the porch (Șopron) for a group of 12 people. During summer, the meal can be served on the porch - Șopron for 24 people. You can use the grill and the disc grill near the „Șopron” for food that can be cooked at open fire; . The care and ability of the host make dining a delight.

On request, a traditional music folk band from Vadu Izei can carry you into the atmosphere of the holiday characteristic to the Maramureș village.

Tourism services:

        Tourism services:
  1. Twin = 22 EUR, Single = 15 EUR
  2. Accommodation + breakfast = 15 EUR/ person
  3. Dinner = 10 EUR/ person
  4. Masa Festive dinner = 20 EUR/ person
    = 20 euro/persoană
  5. Tour guide = 25 EUR/ day for a group of maximum 8 tourists
  6. Drive by horse carriage (sleigh) = 30 EUR/ day (5 people in one carriage)    
  7. Vehicle transportation, visits/ day (4 people per taxi) - 120 km = 60 EUR.
    Visits/ day (4 people per taxi) - 80 km = 50 EUR
  8. Traditional music concert during the evening, after dinner - 3 musicians/ 2 h = 100 EUR
   Special pricing:
  1. The price is cut by 50% for children up to 12 years old.
  2. There is a special offer for Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
   Other observations:
  1. The reservation is secured after depositing 30% of the amount to the service provider; the rest of the amount shall be paid upon arrival.
  2. The payments are in Lei by the BNR (Romanian National Bank) exchange rate on the payment day + bank transfer commission
  3. The payments from outside the country can be made directly in Eur
  4. The payments can be made in cash, money order or bank account in Romania.
  5. No smoking inside the pension.
  6. Pets are not allowed inside the house.
Pensiunea:  com. Vadu Izei, Strada Zăvoi nr.689, Judetul Maramureș, cod 437365,
Telefon: +40 262 330 228, Mobil  +40 745 888 686, +40 742 451 051, +40 728 316 425, +40 728 317 465, +40 744 285 036,
Email: ioanborlean@yahoo.com, borlean.laurentiu@yahoo.com