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Ljubljana Old Town - Overlooking the River & Castle, 2 bedrooms

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Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Ljubljana - Castle view apartment

Luxury 2 bedroom, River & Castle views, in the heart of the Old Town.

Castle View Apartment is one of Ljubljana's most prestige apartments in the heart of Ljubljana's Old Town overlooking the River, with castle views.

Fully renovated and remodelled in 2015, the apartment offers a luxury stay in one of Europe's prettiest city's.

Offering a beautiful open plan living and dining area with bespoke kitchen and equipped with a SMEG gas stove and electric oven, granite worktops, Illy coffee machine...

The master bedroom is beautiful with high ceilings, large double glazed windows and a wonderfully comfortable bed.

The second bedroom sleeps three in three antique beds, all linens and towels are supplied.

The apartment boasts a superb bathroom with bath and shower, an additional separate WC and a convenient utility room with laundry facilities.

Accommodation type: Apartma***

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Justin Young
Speaks English, Slovenian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016
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1 holidaymaker review

Ljubljana Old Town - Overlooking the River & Castle, 2 bedrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

It was spectacular in every way possible!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. The accommodations were ideal. Very comfortable living area and bedrooms. The location was right along the river and made all of the sites very accessible. It is a gorgeous property. We highly recommend this flat!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Nearest Golf
3.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.7 Kilometres
Ljubljana Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Ring Road
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Nearest Ski
36 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
118 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Set close to the Ljubljanica River in the heart of the Old Town, there could not be a better location for exploring this pretty magical city....

Consider what you know of European capital cities. Crowded, expensive, dirty, full of tourists, intimidating? In comparison Ljubljana is a breath of fresh air. A capital city that is tourist friendly yet lacking hordes of tourists; a city that’s full of things to do and places to explore yet can be navigated on foot and even condensed into a long weekend; a city that’s modern and cosmopolitan yet retains its own individual charm and character. Though it’s often described as ‘Prague in miniature’ such comparisons don’t do justice to Slovenia’s capital; few stag groups come this way and those that do tend to come to enjoy a mixture of the outdoors life and the relaxed friendly atmosphere of Ljubljana’s old town rather than strip clubs and drinks promotions.

If there was an exam for a capital city Ljubljana would pass with flying colours. But then lots of capital cities have history, culture, good food and great hotels in abundance, so what makes Ljubljana so distinctive? Partly it’s the youthful vitality of the city: during term times the population of Ljubljana swells by ten per cent as thirty thousand students come to study at the city’s university. Young entrepreneurs are starting to make their mark on the city with new start ups in all sectors but especially in new media, design and hospitality.

The summer is packed with a varied calendar of events, many of them taking place in the open air; with so many handsome city squares and parks, Ljubljana is the perfect city for such events. The Ljubljana Festival is the summer’s chief event and it has been going for over 60 years. Between the end of June and the beginning of September there are theatrical performances, art exhibitions and musical concerts in venues throughout the city. If this event has a somewhat highbrow feel, then August’s Trnfest might be more appealing; this free of charge arts festival takes place on the streets of Trnovo, a bohemian district on the north bank of the Ljubljanica River and has a relaxed, alternative vibe. They might have culture by the bucketful but Ljubljana’s active population likes to play hard too and for many that means cycling, hiking or running. The city holds a traditional running marathon as well as a similar event for cyclists. To the north of the city centre Tivoli Park is the green lungs of the city, and every Sunday you’ll see plenty of walkers there tackling the twin hills of Cankar Peak and Siška Hill which together are known as Rožnik. Just forty minutes away by road, Krvavec is the closest ski resort to the capital; it’s also only quarter of an hour from Ljubljana’s Brnik International Airport which means keen skiers can be on the slopes almost as soon as they arrive. Spectator sports are popular and September 2013 saw Ljubljana’s brand new Stožice stadium play host to the final stages of the European Basketball Championships.

Ljubljana is a city of cafes and in the summer months the whole of the old town becomes one giant pavement cafe as the owners bring out the chairs, tables and sunshades. Slovenians love to stop for a coffee, a wine spritzer or even a beer and to catch up on the gossip; it’s a way of life that’s easy to get used to. On Sunday mornings in summer it feels like the whole town has come out for a walk along the Ljubljanica; after a stroll round the flea-market it’s time to stop for a coffee and an ice cream. Comparisons with other European cities are easy to make. A wealth of elegant secessionist and baroque buildings gives Ljubljana much in common with other central European cities but Ljubljana has one thing the others don’t have: Jože Plečnik. Born in Ljubljana in 1872, Plečnik studied architecture in Vienna and worked initially in Prague where, among his commissions, he re-modelled the city’s castle. It’s said that the Czechs didn’t take too kindly to this Slovene upstart who came and landed all the best jobs. On his return to Ljubljana in 1921 he was made Professor of Architecture at the university, and set about re-designing the city: as well as some completely new buildings, he oversaw the re-design and renovation of some existing ones, most notably the famous Triple Bridge. Plečnik used the elements of classical architecture such as columns and balustrades and interpreted them in a new way: after only a short time in the city, visitors can usually identify his distinctive style. Highlights of Plečnik’s body of work include the former national stadium at Bežigrad, the magnificent Žale cemetery and the Križanke Summer Theatre, the latter being a former monastery and seat of the Teutonic Knights, and today the headquarters of the Ljubljana Festival. Plečnik’s house, in the Trnovo district, has been preserved as a museum and provides a fascinating insight into the man and his work. In Ljubljana the old sits comfortably with the new.


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Prices for this holiday apartment in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
All year
6 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
8 Jan 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Ljubljana in Europe

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , This is a WC and hand basin only
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed , Quality Linens provided
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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