Hotels in Slovenia

Vila Podvin

If we were some kind of silly PR agency promoting hotels of a similar kind to this one, we'd probably call them 'gastrotels'. But we're not, so we won't.

But we will say that this is a perfectly formed little hotel, that happens to have a fine restaurant. Very fine. But not so fine that they don't want to pass on their secrets, as chef Uroš Štefelin runs cookery classes - especially for kids.

Vila Podvin
Vila Podvin

 

Accommodation

There are just five double rooms and two suites at Vila Podvin - each styled in cool, modern colours. The beds are swathed in fine linens, the bathrooms awash with alpine water and the windows give views across this beautiful alpine countryside.

Dining

Certainly the star of the show at Vila Podvin is the restaurant. Owner Uroš Štefelin is one of a select few of Slovenia's modern chefs who are in the vanguard of the country's foody revolution.

Probably, Uroš would want to say it's more of an evolution, as he bases everything on tradtional cuisine and locael produce, and adds his own personal touch to bring them into the 21st century.

A really nice touch is that you can order a typical Slovenian three course lunch for 15 euros, or get funky with a gourmet four course lunch for 39 euros. Instead of the next few thousand words, look at these...

A blue dish with something on it
A blue dish with something on it

 

We guarantee the best rates offered by the hotel, at any time of the year.
Prices
  • Single: 89 euros/night
  • Double: 139 euros/night
  • Suite: 169 euros/night
Price includes Buffet breakfast, daily cleaning, daily linen/towel change.
Price excludes Tourist tax: Adult 1.27 euros/night; Child 0.64 euros/night
Baby cot 15 euros/night
Children
  • Under 4: gratis
  • 4 - 10: 50% discount
  • 10 - 14: 30% discount
Minimum Stay Two nights
Booking confirmation
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In brief...

Activities
Boutique
Family
Food
Luxury
Mountains
Romantic
Weddings
Wine

Price/night per: Room

Euros: 89 - 169 euros

Minimum stay: 2 nights

Internet

Free parking

Bar/snacks

Breakfast room

Restaurant

Cooking school

Monthly food market

Weddings

Central heating & AC

TV

Safe

Fridge/mini-bar

Phone

Mountains

Rivers

Lakes

Forests

Hiking/Biking

River sports

Gastronomy

Wine tasting

Mountain sports

Winter sports

Airports

Ljubljana: 30 min

Trieste: 60 min

Klagenfurt: 100 min

Venice: 120 min

Zagreb: 80 min

Attractions

Lake Bled: 30 min

Postojna: 30 min

River Soča: 120 min

Ljubljana: 0 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.

Vila Podvin 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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