Eighty-eight modern rooms with writing desks, safes, minibars and mountain chalet accents fill this satisfying hotel, named for Păltiniş' old German name. It's on the main road within easy access of hiking trails. The highlight is the spa area, with a small pool, salt chamber, jacuzzi and three (count 'em) kinds of sauna (day-pass weekday/weekend 69/88 lei).
One room is adapted for travellers with disabilities. There's a kids club area with Lego, Playstation and colouring books.