Excellent 9.0
Based on 178 reviews

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An overview

Located in Zabala, in a picturesque area 6 km from Covasna, The Machine House is a guesthouse set on a 500 hectares private domain, including a meadow and a forest. It features 2 lakes, 4 fishing ponds, hiking and horse riding facilities, as well as a sauna. The individually designed rooms feature private bathrooms and overlook the garden. Baby cots, provided for a surcharge, feature linen sheets. The property, owned by a noble Transylvanian family, consists of a castle dating back to the 16th century and 2 annex buildings. Free WiFi is available in all areas. It provides 4 dining areas, one outside, 2 on the terraces and one indoors. The dining and the drawing rooms are located in the old stables, 250 meters from the main building, on the other side of the pond. Further facilities at The Machine House include a garden with a children’s playground and a petting zoo. On request, traditional Transylvanian recipes can be prepared for guests, and can be served in the dining rooms, the covered terrace, or in the outdoor dining area of the old stables. Breakfast in bed can be provided for an extra charge. Foods and drinks can be also enjoyed in your room, in the the seasonal pavilion in the woods, or in the private park. Various activities can be arranged, including bear watching, horse carriage tours or wildlife watching. Private parking is available on site, free of charge. The property is 1-hour drive from Lake Sfanta Ana, the only volcanic lake in Romania.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Horseback riding
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • BBQ facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry service
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Playground


  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed
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Guest policies

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Guests are asked to provide their contact detail in order to arrange a meeting with a ranger. Meeting point in Zabala village, Covasna county GPS Coordinates: 45 53'28.90" N 26 12'01.78" E
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based on 178 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.0
  • Facilities 8.9
  • Location 9.6
  • Room comfort and quality 8.9
  • Service 9.7
  • Value for money 8.0
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