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Otocec Castle Hotel

 
 
INTRODUCTION

Staying in a castle is always special, but when it is on an island in the middle of an idyllic river then it becomes an unforgettable experience. Recently fully renovated, Otocec Castle Hotel now also has rooms, service and a restaurant to do this extraordinary location proud.

 

LOCATION

The only Castle surrounded by water in Slovenia, Otocec Castle has been sitting on a lovely island in the middle of the lazy Krka river since 1252 and has been home to countless lords, knights and noblemen. It has since been lovingly renovated and converted to a hotel in 2008. About an hour's drive South East of Ljubljana Otocec is just 7 kms from the capital of the region - the pretty town of Novo Mesto and is in striking distance of various other historic sights including the lovely Kostanjevica na Krki, another lovely historic town - Brezice, Mokrice Castle and Pleterje & Sticna Monasteries. The countryside is very pretty, covered in lush meadows, rolling hills, thick forests and lots and lots of vineyards. The Dolenjska area is well known for the very light and frightening drinkable cviček which is a blend of white and red grapes while the Bela Krajina region nearby offers a range of equaly drinkable reds and whites. For those looking for some R&R (besides of course relaxing on your own island or taking a stroll from the hotel up

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the lovely Krka river) it is worth visiting the two thermal spa centres both a short drive from Otocec - Dolenjske Toplice and Smarjeske Toplice. For the more active, there are opportunties for excellent kayaking further up the Krka valley or on the Kolpa river which is an easy day trip away. There are tennis courts on the site as well as sauna and fitness facilities, an excellent 18 hole course in Otocec and another one in nearby Mokrice. For more area info click here

 

LOCATION INFO
Distance to the nearest…
Sights Otocec Castle is itself a major Slovenian historic and cultural monument. There's a range of other interesting things to see and do in the area close by - see description above.
Restaurants There's an excellent restaurant at the hotel with a focus on traditional Slovenian dishes in an atmospheric room with exposed beams and the original stone castle walls. There are also various private dining rooms available.
Bars Bar and guest living room on site.
Distance to the nearest airport(s)

95km to Ljubljana Airport

70km to Zagreb Airport (Croatia)

150km to Trieste Airport (Italy)

150km to Rijeka Airport (Croatia)

Other useful local transport connections

There are local buses to Novo Mesto and onwards to Ljubljana. The nearest train station is Novo Mesto (7km) with connections to Ljubljana and Zagreb.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Sensitively and tastefully renovated in 2008 to retain and reflect the character of the bulding and the castle, the rooms at Otocec are top notch offering an excellent standard of comfort and facilities to justify the outstanding location.

 

ACCOMMODATION INFO
Stars
*****
No. of bedrooms

10 double rooms

2 junior suites with large lving rooms and large baths

2 senior suites which have two bedrooms (one smaller - usually for kids) and large baths

Royal suite with reception room and meeting room and large bath

Bathrooms

All rooms with ensuite bathrooms, some with bathtub.

Restaurant / bar

Excellent restaurant and bar at the hotel with a focus on traditional Slovenian dishes in an atmospheric room with exposed beams and the original stone castle walls. There are also various private dining rooms available.

Garden / outside space / balcony

Fantastic parkland surrounds the castle with plenty of benches for sitting down and watching the river glide past. Cross the bridge and you'll find lovely paths running along the river and a short walk to the tennis courts (part of the sister hotel).

Views
Fantastic views of the island and the river from most rooms.
Entertainment & telecoms

Internet TV and wired internet in every room

Parking

On the other side of the bridge - a couple of hundred metres walk from the island.

Other facilities

Air conditioned rooms

Conference facilities

Other

There is another hotel a short walk away owned by the same hotel group and which offers a range of sporting facilties including tennis (indoor and outdoor - with tuition available), saunas, fitness & massage treatments.

 

PRICES

Prices for accommodation at the Otocec Castle Hotel. Prices last updated July 2013. Please contact us for current quote.

 

ROOM TYPE

B&B PRICE / ROOM / NIGHT

Double room 260
Junior suite 300
Senior suite 360
Royal suite 420
Additional person (person/night) 80
  • Kids under 6 free of charge, 50% discount for children from 6 up to 14 years.
  • Single occupancy rate €50 less per night
  • Prices do not include tourist tax (€1.27 / adult / night & 0.64 EUR / child aged 7-18 / night).
  • All prices subject to agreement in writing at the time of booking
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PHOTO GALLERY

Otocec Castle Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

The idyllic Krka River with castle behind

The idyllic Krka River with castle behind

Double room at Otocec

Double room at Otocec

Guest living room

Guest living room

Dining room at the Otocec Hotel

Dining room at the Otocec Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

The castle walls

The castle walls

The Krka River

The Krka River

The entrance to the castle

The entrance to the castle

The Krka River

The Krka River

Otocec Castle Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

Otocec Castle Hotel

Hotel boats

Hotel boats

Ariel view of the castle and grounds

Ariel view of the castle and grounds

Hotel dining room

Hotel dining room

Otocec Hotel exterior

Otocec Hotel exterior

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