This piece originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.
Castelul de Lut, or the “Clay Castle,” is straight out of a fairytale. Despite being called a castle, the hotel looks more like a witch's cottage (hey Hansel, hey Gretel) than somewhere Sleeping Beauty would call home.
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The thatched roofs, crooked doors, and curvaceous plaster walls are made of entirely organic materials like clay, straw, sand, and wood. And while organic is a very modern trend, the hotel is a throwback to days of old.