Bucovina is a pleasant and peaceful region in northern Romania. Although part of Bucovina is in Ukraine and only 75% of the Suceava County is part of it, people tend to identify all of Suceava County as Bucovina, even though it’s not entirely accurate. Are you interested in visiting the wonderful land of Bucovina? You should stay at one of the guesthouses in the countryside to experience all the beauty of this region far away from the noise of the city. Read on to discover our favorite rentals and guesthouses.
Vila Boem in Gura Humorului is 37 km (23 mi) away from the Suceava International Airport and offers free Wi-Fi, private parking, and a private bathroom for each room. Each room also has a great terrace and barbecue facilities are available for visitors.
The rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and some rooms have a lounge area where guests can relax. The room also has a kettle for a quick hot drink along with other regular features.
Possibly the greatest thing about this pension (guesthouse) is that they have a bike rental place that you can use to explore the nearby villages and areas.
Address: Str. Lt. Viorel Marceanu Nr. 1, 725300 Gura Humorului, Romania (see map)
Price: from 185 RON (43 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 3 per room
Doina Bucovinei Pension welcomes its guests with traditional breakfasts each morning in the most peaceful place in Bucovina. The location is 40 km (24.8 mi) away from the International Airport of Suceava, but it is only 13 km (8 mi) from the ski lifts in Soimu, 10 km (6.2 mi) from the Voronet Monastery, and only 8 km (4.97 mi) to the Escalada Adventure Park.
Guests have access to a barbecue area, a kitchen, a lounge area, and a playground on their visits here. You can spend time socializing with the other guests and pension staff around their lovely fireplace.
Doina Bucovinei Pension
Address: Chilia 21B, 727355 Mănăstirea Humorului, Romania (see map)
Price: from 138 RON (32 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 3 per room
Even if it’s a city, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy Bucovina from here. There are many attractions in the town of Suceava, and if you want to visit all of them you should find a place to stay in the greatest part of the city.
Villa Alice has a 24h reception and an airport shuttle for those arriving here by plane. The historical citadel of Suceava is less than 500 m (0.3 mi) away, but if you want to visit Bucovina, you could also rent a car because you can park it for free in the accommodation’s parking lot.
Villa Alice Suceava
Address: Strada Simion Florea Marian nr. 1 bis, 720193 Suceava, Romania (see map)
Price: from 198 RON (46 USD)
Number of Guests: 1 to 2 per room
Access: 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from the train station or by the accommodations’s private air shuttle
Even though it is a hostel, this accommodation offers private bathrooms for every room and also offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and toiletries. This hostel has a restaurant with a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu and also a coffee shop. But if you are in Radauti, you must go and try the famous Radautian soup at the restaurant, because it was first invented by Hostel Harmonie’s owner. You won’t find too much information about it on the internet, so you’d better ask a local or try it for yourself.
Near this hostel you can find the Bogdana Monastery, which is less than 2 km (~1.2 mi) away. And in a 30 km radius (18.6 mi), you’ll be able to reach the Sucevita Monastery and the Putna Monastery. The nearest airport is the Suceava International Airport at a distance of 38.8 km (24.1 mi).
Harmonie Hostel Radauti
Address: Strada Putnei, Nr. 213, 725400 Rădăuţi, Romania (see map)
Price: from 139 RON (32 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 4 per room
Access: 38.8 km (24.1 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
The pension is located in a quiet village that could be your base for visiting the most famous monasteries in Bucovina. This accommodation is perfect in every season because the views from its windows are of the beautiful forest. In less than 100 m (328 ft), you have access to the Moldovita River, and in a 30 km (18.6 mi) radius you can visit many monasteries of Bucovina.
The rooms of the pensions combine a modern style with rustic wooden floors and panels that might remind you of the beauty of Bucovina’s traditional villages.
Casa Elvira Pension
Address: Closca Street 1, 727590 Vama, Romania (see map)
Price: from 140 RON (31 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 3 per room
Access: 51.6 km (32 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
La Moara Pension is an excellent choice for every season. In the winter you have a ski lift nearby, and in the summer, well it is Bucovina, which has plenty of places to visit in the warmer seasons.
The rooms of this pension are traditionally designed, but they still have a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with all the necessary toiletries. You can enjoy some traditional meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at this pension, so it is the perfect time to try Romanian cuisine.
If you’re here for the skiing, you will have a proper place to store all your equipment. And in the summer, you can borrow a bike from the pension and go out for a ride. They also have bikes for children.
La Moara Pension
Address: Fundu Moldovei Nr. 871, 727265 Fundu Moldovei, Romania (see map)
Price: from 202 RON (47 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 per room
Access: 73.4 km (45.7 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
If you want modern conditions in a traditional place in the heart of Bucovina, this pension from Manastirea Humorului is a perfect place for you to stay. You’ll have free Wi-Fi in the entire pension, and each room has cable TV, a private bathroom with free toiletries, and a balcony to admire the view. Some rooms even have a living room with a comfortable sofa.
For meals, you can enjoy the Romanian cuisine and for breakfast there is a buffet with all sort of foods, not only traditional cuisine.
Children can play in the games room or on the playground, and guests can access the on-site sauna on demand. If needed, you opt to take the airport shuttle but if you visit the place with a rental car, you’re free to park it here.
Pension Pîriu' Morii
Address: Stefan cel Mare Str. 272, sat Manastirea Humorului, 727355 Gura Humorului, Romania (see map)
Price: from 210 RON (48 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 4 per each room
Access: 39.3 km (24.4 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
On the main road that connects Bucovina and Transylvania, in the little village of Sadova, you can stop to rest at the 5 star Vranis Pension. From here, the Voronet and Humorului monasteries are less than 15 km (9.3 mi).
All guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi and rooms with cable TV, private bathrooms, and a great a la carte restaurant with both traditional and international cuisine.
The Wood Art Museum is 4 km (~2.5 mi) away, and Pietrele Doamnei National Park is 15 km (9.3 mi) from the pension. The nearest train station is 100 m (328 ft) away and the Suceava International Airport is 65.9 km (~41 mi) away.
Address: DN17A Nr.690, 725100 Sadova, Romania (see map)
Price: from 130 RON (30 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 4 in each room
Access: 100 m (328 ft) from the train station and 65.9 km (~41 mi) from the airport
Located in the middle of the forest, less than 2 km (1.24 mi) away from the Sucevita Monastery, this pension offers traditional rooms and food to its guests. Spending seven days at the Poiana de Vis Pension will make you feel like you traveled to a time when all the world was a more peaceful place.
All rooms have access to a balcony and some rooms have private bathrooms while others have shared bathrooms. The pension has barbecue facilities in the garden and meals are served upon request. There are some restaurants and local markets nearby to purchase food.
Poiana de Vis Pension
Address: Str. Poiana Lunga, Nr 4, 727510 Suceviţa, Romania (see map)
Price: from 81 RON (18 USD)
Number of Guests: 2 to 5 per room
Access: 50.2 km (31 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
The last recommendation is a special guesthouse meant only for large groups; if you’re a couple or a solo traveler, you might want to check the first nine properties.
This guesthouse offers six bedrooms, four of which are equipped with extra-large beds, and two have two one-person beds. All rooms have private bathrooms, a lounge area, cable TV, and a great view of the river or the mountains. There is a shared kitchen where you can prepare your food, but you should not worry about breakfast because the guesthouse provides it for you.
In the nearby area, you can enjoy some recreation activities such as skiing, cycling, or fishing. The nearest monastery is in Putna, but the rest of the most famous monasteries are quite far away.
Address: Strada Pastravariei, Nr. 135 A, 727441 Valea Putnei, România (see map)
Price: from 1,485 RON (345 USD)
Number of Guests: 12
Access: 77.1 km (358.6 mi) from the Suceava International Airport
The pensions and guesthouses in Bucovina, Romania tend to be more rustic and provide an excellent experience for guests that are looking for a peaceful and rural place to visit. These pensions are not only for those passionate about monasteries and medieval architecture, but also for nature and sports lovers.
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