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Chalets Nebesa Kobarid

In Slovenian Nebesa means heaven, which is a fitting name for this tranquil mountain retreat. Nestled high on a mountain, the four cozy chalets exude relaxation and peacefulness and boast stunning views of the mountains and the villages below in the Soča Valley. On a clear day, guests may even be able to glimpse the Adriatic Sea.

Nebesa offers a communal house equipped with a kitchen and dining area where guests may enjoy a self-served breakfast. Additionally, the owners’ cellar with wine and local Slovenian delicacies is open for guests to use as well. Transportation to the renowned restaurant Hiša Franko can be arranged.

Kempinski Palace Portoroz Istria

The Kempinski Palace Portoroz Istria is located close to the beach, in the center of Portoroz, and comprises two separate buildings (classic and modern) linked by the lobby area.

There are two on-site restaurants - fine-dining Restaurant Sophia featuring Mediterranean cuisine and Fleur de Sel offering international cuisine. Breakfast is served in the stunning Crystal Hall, and in the summer its terrace is open as well. The Kempinski Palace Portoroz also offers on-site spa facilities, a fitness center, and an indoor and outdoor pool.

Hotel Piran

Hotel Piran is beautifully situated on the promenade along the Adriatic Sea in the picturesque, historic city of Piran, close to the town center and Tartini Square. The hotel is traditional with a modern touch, and offers comfortable rooms with a minimalistic design. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the property.

There is one restaurant on site that features local and Mediterranean cuisine. When the weather is nice, guests may choose to dine on the terrace as well.

Make sure to stop by Heaven Terrace 99, the hotel’s rooftop bar and terrace, for a pre or post-dinner drink with a spectacular view. The rooftop terrace is open from June to September, and when the weather is clear, guests may even be able to have a view of three countries!

Rikli Balance Hotel Bled, Lake Bled

This 4-star hotel was completely renovated recently. It is located on a hill close to the center of Bled, only a short walk away from the lake. Rikli Balance has adopted a focus on sustainability and incorporated elements from the Carniolan honey bee and wood details in their decorations. Due to its elevated position, guests can enjoy beautiful views of Lake Bled, the Castle, and the mountains.

There is one restaurant on site, Restaurant Veranda, where regional cuisine infused with international flavors is served. There is also a bar available where guests can relax with a coffee or a cocktail.

The Expansive Živa Wellness Center offers thermal indoor and outdoor pools with a view, as well as various saunas and beauty treatments.

Adora, Lake Bled

This charming 19th-century villa is located on the shores of Lake Bled and offers suite-style accommodations just a short walk from town. The design hotel features just 8 rooms and a small restaurant, giving it a romantic ambiance. All 8 rooms have been individually designed and decorated and feature air conditioning. Please

Lesar Hotel Angel

Lesar Hotel Angel is a small boutique hotel located close to the river below the castle in Ljubljana’s Old Town. This charming hotel is situated in a beautifully renovated historic building and iIt is surrounded by lovely and relaxing gardens. The rooms are light, airy, and cozy, and many rooms on the upper floors have slanted ceilings. Due to the age of the building, there is no elevator available.

The Lounge area spans a whole floor of the hotel and features wonderful views. In the morning, breakfast is served in the Lounge, and during the day guests are encouraged to socialize here.

InterContinental Ljubljana

Recently opened, the InterContinental Ljubljana is Ljubljana’s first and only 5-star hotel. This tower hotel with a glass façade is situated a short distance away from the Old Town, offering wonderful views over the city. The hotel’s interior and all 165 rooms and suites are modern and sleek with marble accents and dark wood. Neat details in the rooms include Ljubljana-inspired artwork; the rugs are zoomed-in images of the Ljubljana river!

There is one on-site fine-dining restaurant, B By Alfredo Russo, situated on the top floor of the building. The Michelin starred chef offers a seasonal menu featuring international and local cuisine, using local ingredients. Right next door is the B-Bar, InterContinental’s rooftop bar with an outdoor terrace offering fantastic views of Ljubljana’s Old Town and the Alps. In the lobby, guests may visit the Bloom Lounge, a relaxing lounge during the day that turns into a trendy bar in the evening.

The Saruna Spa and Wellness center, the indoor pool, and the gym are located on the 18th floor, boasting stunning views over the city.

Vander Urbani Resort, Ljubljana

Vander Urbani Resort is a small and intimate design hotel in the center of Ljubljana’s pedestrian-only Old Town. Four townhouses were joined together to create this modern and trendy hotel. All 20 rooms are stylishly decorated incorporating silver and grays with splashes of color, glass, and mirrors.

On the ground floor of the hotel, guests will find the rustic restaurant and terrace, Haus Food & Drinks. For a more intimate dining experience, head towards the back to find the À la carte restaurant. Both restaurants serve local Slovenian cuisine with a menu that changes seasonally. At the Bubbles Champagne Bar guests can enjoy a variety of champagne and other sparkling drinks and wines. Vander also boasts a rooftop terrace with a small pool overlooking the charming street below.

Hotel Cubo, Ljubljana

Hotel Cubo is a small and intimate 4-star hotel situated in a historic building, conveniently located in the city center of Ljubljana and with attentive service. Originally a residential building, it was converted to a hotel in 2011. The Art Deco façade was kept intact, providing a remarkable contrast with the stylishly modern and sleek interior. All 26 rooms and suites are elegantly decorated with modern furnishings and feature several technical upgrades.

Grand Hotel Toplice, Lake Bled

The Grand Hotel Toplice, member of Small Luxury Hotels, is located on the shore of the Lake Bled overlooking the small island of Otok with its fairy-tale church and the Bled Castle with the Julian Alps in the background.

The hotel’s Grand Restaurant is situated directly by the lake shore and features a covered terrace while the smaller intimate Julijana Restaurant is also open to non-hotel guests. There are two bars at the hotel. The semi-circular Lake Lounge is ideal for cocktails or afternoon tea and features live piano music in the evenings. The Lake Bar, situated on the chestnut-shaded terrace by the lake, is only open in the summer. The hotel wellness center features an indoor swimming pool filled by a thermal water spring.

The rooms and suites at the Grand Hotel Toplice have traditional decor with beautiful parquet floors, rich furniture, and paintings on the walls. Many of the rooms and all suites have lake views and all have private balconies. Our preferred choice is the Lake View Rooms with their balconies with marvelous views of the Bled Lake, the Castle and the Island.

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Vila Bled Hotel, Lake Bled

Set in a magnificent park on the shores of the lake, the Vila Bled is only a 20-minute lakeside stroll from the town center. The exquisite charm of the villa arises from its elegant and spacious marble interior, wooden floors, and artwork, characteristic of a bygone era.

The Austrian Prince Windisch-Graetz built a beautiful mansion on the site of the present villa when the region was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Subsequently, as Bled developed into a cosmopolitan resort for the European elite, the mansion served as a summer residence of the former Yugoslav royal family from 1920. After the Second World War, the villa was rebuilt into a presidential residence of Marshal Tito, where he hosted many important international statesmen.

We like the Lake View Rooms which are decorated in traditional style reminiscent of the 1950s and have balconies with wonderful views of the Lake Bled and its island with the 17th-century church with the Julian Alps as the backdrop.

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Kendov Dvorec Hotel, Ljubljana

The Kendov Dvorec hotel is housed in a former mansion which once belonged to the influential Kenda family and has now been beautifully restored to include individually-designed rooms, charming dining rooms and public areas, and summer gardens with great views over the surrounding countryside. The common areas on the ground floor include the Black Kitchen - a typical 19th-century kitchen with an open fire, the Great Room with its inviting country oven, and the Small Room – a small nook which is perfect for an intimate meeting or dinner.  

The hotel offers 11 comfortable rooms, each of which is individually-designed and features 19th-century antique furniture and original handmade local lacework. The rooms are named after the former members of the Kenda family.  The Kendov Dvorec has been a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Hotel Association since 2000.

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Antiq Palace Hotel & Spa, Ljubljana

Housed in the former residence of a local noble family from the 16th century, the boutique Antiq Palace Hotel is located in the heart of the Old Town and only has 18 individually designed rooms and suites. Many of the city’s famous landmarks – the Ljubljana castle, the Ljubljanica River, the Presernov Square, several of Joze Plecnik’s architectural masterpieces, and an array of cafes, restaurants, and boutique stores are all just a short walk from the Antiq Palace.

We like the bright and spacious Residential Suites which feature 800 square feet of space and unique architectural elements - old frescoes and high ceilings. These suites are located on the first 3 floors and have views of either the street or the quiet courtyard. They include a bedroom, a living room, and a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining room.

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