Dacia Hotel in Satu-Mare

Belonging to the Secession style, the building of the Dacia Hotel in Satu-Mare (Northwestern Romania) is one of the most beautiful buildings ever built in this style in Transylvania. Built in 1902 on the site of the previous city hall of the town, that dated from the years 1768-1772, the project of the building was prized in a architecture competition in Vienna. The facade, adorned with generous floral ornaments, was made of enameled ceramics. The roof combines two shades of blue, giving a special elegance to the ensemble.

The necessary contrast is given by the White House (so named after the color of the facade), a beautiful Secession-style building, built between 1911-1912 by the project of architects Ede and Miklos Schneider.

Casa Albă (The White House)

As years passed, some well known cultural personalities signed in the hotel's book of honor: N. Iorga, L. Rebreanu, O. Goga, M. Sadoveanu, King Michael I of Romania and all Romania's presidents after 1990.

Though the building with an impressive and stately front makes you think of entering a sumptuously taken care of castle, you find the XX century atmosphere indoors: a 107 places modern hotel complex, in single rooms, in two-bed rooms and in apartments, restaurant with orchestra, day bar, terrace, reception and conference saloon, exchange office, all striving to satisfy the most exacting taste. Due to the high degree of convenience, and to the performed services, the Dacia Hotel has been internationally recognized, receiving the "International Trophy for Touristic Promotion" in Madrid,1995 (Edicoin - Actualidad, Madrid, Spania).

The hotel has around 50 rooms, part of it being occupied by the Satu Mare State Philharmonic.


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