Hotels in Slovenia

Otočec, Dolenjska

OK, what's not to like: a Relais & Chateaux hotel in a castle on an island on the swan-dotted river Krka.

Otočec from the air
Otočec from the air

 

Accommodation

The rooms are comfortable, large (the bathrooms are huge) and very tastefully decorated. The furniture wouldn't look out of place in a modern Paris boutique hotel - we think whoever was in charge of the refurbishment did a superb job. The last time we stayed was in 2012 (us plus three year-old) and it was wonderful.

Dining

The restaurant is very good indeed and serves traditional Slovene cuisine. First course dishes include the usual beef soup (usual maybe, but not to be missed), plates of pršut (cured Parma-like ham) and local cheeses. Mains feature all kinds of meats, game and fish (some from the Krka river), štruklji (can't easily describe this - but you'll like it) and piles of vegetables and salads. Desserts will finish you off in fine style - you'll need a whole day's tennis to compensate for the gibanica (apple, walnut, poppy seed and cottage cheese cake). A very good wine list featuring local wines completes the fare.

We guarantee the best rates offered by the hotel, at any time of the year.
Double 260
Junior Suite 300
Senior Suite 360
Superior Suite 420
Price includes Buffet breakfast, daily cleaning, daily linen/towel change.
Price excludes Tourist tax: Adults, 1.27 euros/day. Children: 0.64 euros/day.
Children Under 6: free. 6-13 50% if sharing with parents, 20% if not.
Minimum Stay Two nights
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In brief...

Relais & Chateaux

Boutique
Culture
Family
Food
Luxury
Romantic
Spa
Weddings

Price/night per: Person

Euros: 104 - 232

Minimum stay: 2

Fortifications(!)

River island location

Restaurant

Sauna

Tennis centre

Beautiful grounds

Stunning refurbishment

Cool and elegant

Bespoke furniture

TV

Internet

Safe

Fridge/min-bar

Phone

Rivers

Forests

Rolling hills

Hiking/Biking

River sports

Gastronomy

Wine tasting

Galleries/Museums

Castles

Music/Concerts

Airports

Ljubljana: 60 min

Trieste: 110 min

Klagenfurt: 120 min

Venice: 140 min

Zagreb: 40 min

Attractions

Lake Bled: 60 min

Postojna: 60 min

River Soča: 150 min

Ljubljana: 40 min

In the summer, shorts, frocks, T-shirts, sandals (or sturdy shoes or boots if you're off walking), something warmer for the evenings and something waterproof in case it rains. In winter: wrap up!

More than welcome.

Otočec is open all year.

Summers are warm - July and August are the hottest months, with daytime temperatures around 25C, while during spring and autumn you can expect around 15-20C.
Winters can be very cold indeed, with deep snow sometimes between December and March.

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Otočec, Dolenjska

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